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Drone strikes on Isis loom large

There are big differences between territory controlled by Isis and other areas where drones have been uaws, as well as questions over their effectiveness Asia homepage

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More U.S. drone use coming, but no package delivery yet

By Alwyn Scott SEATTLE (Reuters) – Agriculture, mining and numerous other industries are likely to be cleared to fly drones now that U.S. regulators have allowed remote-piloted planes to shoot television and movie scenes, according to the key lawyer in … Continue reading

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Hollywood leads way for wider drone use

Regulator clears use of unmanned aircraft above film and TV sets Asia homepage

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U.S. to permit commercial drone flights by movie makers: source

(Reuters) – The U.S. government has plans to permit seven movie and television companies to use commercial drone flights for filming inside closed sets as early as Thursday, according to a person familiar with the matter. Reuters: Entertainment News

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.> Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Drone pilot film at Venice meant to start debate, director says

VENICE (Reuters) – Ethan Hawke stars as a drone pilot near Las Vegas who has a mental breakdown while killing targets 7,000 miles away (11,000 km) in “Good Kill”, a Venice Film Festival entry shown on Friday and meant to … Continue reading

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Video: Drone captures amazing bird’s-eye view of Apple’s new spaceship campus

We’ve all seen photos of the new spaceship-like headquarters Apple is building in Cupertino, California right now, but none of us have seen it quite like this. YouTube user “jmcminn” last week posted a video he shot using a DJI … Continue reading

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Google tests drone deliveries in Australia

Group races Amazon to use self-flying vehicles commercially in latest example of how its ambitions extend beyond the web into physical world Asia homepage

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US drone strikes on Islamic State fighters at Iraq dam after Yazidi ‘massacre’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk US drone strikes on Islamic State fighters at Iraq dam after Yazidi 'massacre'Telegraph.co.ukAirstrikes pounded the area around Iraq's largest dam on Saturday in an effort to drive out militants who captured it earlier this month, as reports emerged of … Continue reading

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Drone crashes while smuggling weed into maximum security prison

The wreckage of a drone has been found outside of a maximum security prison in South Carolina, according to Reuters. It is believed to have been used in an attempt to smuggle phones, marijuana, and tobacco into the Lee Correctional Institution. … Continue reading

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