Hand over private data or we will brick your toys
The maker of expensive drones, DJI is threatening to brick users gadgets if they don’t hand over their personal data. on its website.
It is too expensive to shoot them down
The US Patriot missile batteries might be getting more accurate, but cheaply made drones are fast becoming the battle field kings
Intel Falcon 8+ System is its first commercial drone
Chipzilla has been flat out developing software for the consumer drones and now is set to release a few drones of its own.
The British Royal Navy is staging what it is calling its first "robot wars" exercises testing drone boats off the coasts of Scotland and west Wales.
Apical worth $350 million
British chip maker ARM has acquired Apical which is an imaging and embedded computer Vision Company in a $350 million cash deal.
So much for sorting out its problems quickly
Wearable action camera GoPro was banking on the release of its drone camera, the Karma as a way of pulling itself out of trouble. But now it has surprised analysts by saying that the drone will be delayed until the Christmas sales.
Intel boss drones about the future
5G networking will eventually enable drones to fly all over the earth, according to Intel Boss Brian Krzanich.
Service ready in two years
Online search outfit Google is pressing ahead with glorious two year plan to create a drone service.
Firebreathing flying snapdragons
Chipmaker Qualcomm has created a board designed for consumer drones and robotics applications.