Charges dropped against Springfield drone pilot

By Brian Bondus | Staff Writer Charges have been dropped against a Springfield man arrested for flying his drone over a traffic accident this spring, putting a spotlight on the lack of laws and education available for residents and law enforcement to deal with unmanned aerial vehicles. “We were kind of dealing with a unique situation […]

This Just In: Broadcasters Studying How They Can Use Unmanned Aircraft

by Brett Davis Although they still can’t legally use unmanned aircraft for news reporting, at least in the United States, broadcasters are increasingly interested in the technology and are getting serious about figuring out how best to use it, according to speakers at a NewsTECH conference in New York. CNN is partnering with Georgia Tech […]

Facebook is kicking its drone business into high gear

By Jose Pagliery @Jose_Pagliery November 20, 2014: 1:39 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Facebook is bulking up its drone team. The company has posted more than a dozen jobs for aeronautical engineers, technicians and other specialists for its drone business. It’s all part of Facebook’s plan to connect the whole world to the Internet using […]

Linux Foundation and Leading Technology Companies Launch Open Source Dronecode Project

  Dronecode Project to advance development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; 3D Robotics, Baidu, Box, DroneDeploy, Intel, jDrones, Laser Navigation,Qualcomm Technologies, SkyWard, Squadrone System, Walkera and Yuneec among founding members DUSSELDORF, Germany {EMBEDDED LINUX CONFERENCE EUROPE} October 13, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, […]