A new report on global attitudes about the U.S. from the Pew Research Center shows something that isn’t terribly surprising:
"My grandson was killed by his own government. The Obama administration must answer for its actions and be held accountable.
WASHINGTON – Despite budget sequesters, weekly furloughs of civilian Defense Department employees, and the prospect of budget-imposed reductions in the number of active-duty and reserve personnel, the Pentagon has still found money to fund the underp
If the bill passes, it's open season on government drones.
A United States military drone presumed to be a QF-4 crashed, exploded and sent up a large black cloud of smoke Wednesday morning at Tyndall Air Force Base.
Like his friend Glenn Greenwald, the man has guts:
A Customs & Border Protection (CPB) report, released in response to EFF’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the agency, shows CBP has considered adding weapons to its domestic Predator drones.
Training now for the jobs of the future
“The fact that police would obstruct cameras just sort of put in our minds that we might be in a situation where you can’t get a good shot because there’s a wall or a fence or something,” Mr. Pool, now 27, told The Observer..
The FBI has received clearance from federal aviation officials to conduct drone surveillance operations in the United States on at least four occasions since 2010, according to public records and U.S. officials.
About the time Obama ordered the drone strike that killed al-Awlaki, the 16-year-old American kid Facebooked his second-rate choice of hip-hop favorites. I say "second-rate," because Abdul was my son's age almost exactly,
In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D'Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D'Andrea show drones that play catch........
London-based chain YO! Sushi is testing a new way to get food to customers' tables: The flying tray.
Recently, aerial drones have been used to bless festival goers with strategically placed beer drops and burrito lovers with air-borne deliveries.
As commercial uses of drones emerge, startups create software that could help the devices take flight.
This autonomous flying servant can track and record you from the sky. Drones can't fetch a taco for you, but they can lift cameras into the sky and return impressive aerial video and photography.
Weapons of war, and war itself changed, transmuted into a business plan to convert our lives to money in the pockets of corporations. The logic is chilling.
Human rights groups wary after president asks Congress to establish special court or board to authorise legal drone action
U.S. drone program - Both the military and the CIA use armed drones in surveillance and strike operations around the world. The military uses them routinely in war zones, while the CIA uses unmanned planes in top-secret operations to track and kill i
At this stage in the ‘drone game,’ the feds are working hard behind the scenes to get states to operate the drones for them. In fact, the primary engine behind the expansion of drone surveillance being carried out by states and local communities i
In a wide-ranging speech on foreign policy on Thursday, President Barack Obama defended his administration's use of drones to kill terrorists abroad, and in a nod to concerns, outlined plans to limit the use of such strikes.
Attorney General Eric Holder informed Congress on Wednesday that the U.S. has killed four Americans in drone strikes since 2009: radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and three others who were “not specifically targeted.”
The remotely piloted vehicles could one day replace storm chasers, who risk their lives to capture valuable data about tornadoes.
Drones are spreading beyond military warfare and becoming the hot new thing in startups.
Here is an NPR segment featuring a former Air Force pilot who operated drones. He describes targeting and killing people he thinks were civilians, or at least not a threat.
Worried about an unmanned plane looking into your window? This small detector could alert you when robot planes buzz past
This long-range spy-bot is also nearly silent.
The Lijian is described as the world's third stealth combat drone. A newly designed Chinese drone is ready for its first flight test after completing its taxi test at an unknown airfield in the southeastern province of Jiangxi.
Who flies the drones America uses to take out military targets in foreign locales all over the globe?
It was a contradiction that perfectly captured the essence of the U.S. drone war against Islamic terrorists: Just as we learned that strikes in Yemen had resumed after a three-month hiatus