In case the Russians invade
Security outfit Ring has been showing CES the wonders of having your house protected by a flying drone.
Can also pop corn and reheat coffee and pizzas
The Pentagon notified Congress of its purchase of a microwave weapon system designed to knock down swarms of enemy drones with pulses of energy.
Can hunt humanity for longer
A team of boffins which apparently has never seen Terminator has come up with the smallest completely autonomous nano-drone that can control itself without the need for human guidance.
Project Mavan was evil too far
Google’s decision to provide artificial intelligence to a controversial military pilot programme known as Project Maven has angered its staff who have quit rather than work on it.
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.