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# drones - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing
# Dronejacking
# Dronejacking

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:20 AM 8,525 Views 9 Comments

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

# drones - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones
# Whangaparaoa
# Whangaparaoa

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones

Nov 16th 2016, 12:47 PM 23,664 Views 38 Comments

Their first delivery took place in New Zealand – but a Russian company says they got there first.

# drones - Monday 14 November, 2016

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Nov 14th 2016, 4:16 PM 13,665 Views 17 Comments

Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.

# drones - Monday 31 October, 2016

Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans
# Hardware
# Hardware

Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans

Oct 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 9,948 Views 5 Comments

The head of Dublin-based Movidius, which was recently sold to Intel in a huge deal, is aiming for sales of $1bn.

# drones - Sunday 16 October, 2016

'The land of a thousand hills' is now using drones to deliver medicine
# Rwanda's Zips
# Rwanda's Zips

'The land of a thousand hills' is now using drones to deliver medicine

Oct 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,704 Views 5 Comments

On Friday, Rwanda inaugurated a drone operation that its backers hope will kickstart a revolution in the supply of medical care in rural parts of Africa.

# drones - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Dutch police have started using eagles to take down drones
# New Kids In Town
# New Kids In Town

Dutch police have started using eagles to take down drones

Sep 13th 2016, 6:17 AM 17,863 Views 28 Comments

A series of tests have been organised since early 2015, and the Dutch forces announced yesterday that the results had been good.

# drones - Thursday 18 August, 2016

This breakthrough could help double the battery life of future phones
# Charged Up
# Charged Up

This breakthrough could help double the battery life of future phones

Aug 18th 2016, 3:57 PM 22,237 Views 30 Comments

Lithium-metal batteries can hold twice the capacity as a normal lithium-ion battery

# drones - Friday 8 April, 2016

How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people
# Emergency Response
# Emergency Response

How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people

Apr 8th 2016, 3:31 PM 13,281 Views 15 Comments

Tests from the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team will help shape EU regulations.

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members

Apr 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 13,527 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority said the error was down to a technical issue which has now been resolved.

# drones - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media
# Opinion
# Opinion

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Apr 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,517 Views 138 Comments

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

# drones - Monday 14 March, 2016

Watching this drone race is a lot like riding a neon-lit rollercoaster

Watching this drone race is a lot like riding a neon-lit rollercoaster

Mar 14th 2016, 11:35 AM 10,466 Views 6 Comments

Well, a rollercoaster that buzzes constantly, that is.

# drones - Friday 4 March, 2016

This bazooka lets you capture unwanted drones with a net from 100 metres away
# Say Hello To My Little Friend
# Say Hello To My Little Friend

This bazooka lets you capture unwanted drones with a net from 100 metres away

Mar 4th 2016, 10:10 AM 17,227 Views 29 Comments

The Skywall 100 is able bring drones down to the ground intact.

# drones - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Australia is now using drones to help stop shark attacks
# From A Land Drone Under
# From A Land Drone Under

Australia is now using drones to help stop shark attacks

Mar 1st 2016, 11:06 AM 10,870 Views 11 Comments

The trial will see them tested over a six-month period as a way of preventing shark attacks.

# drones - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'
# Giddy Up
From Business ETC
# Giddy Up

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'

Jan 19th 2016, 2:10 PM 19,240 Views 34 Comments

It’s because these drones will be able to sense and avoid obstacles that may cross their path.

# drones - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Forget drones carrying goods, here's one that can fly a person around
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Forget drones carrying goods, here's one that can fly a person around

Jan 7th 2016, 10:03 AM 19,741 Views 40 Comments

The Chinese-built EHang 184 flies itself and can only be controlled by a tablet in the cockpit.

# drones - Monday 21 December, 2015

Own a drone or buying one for Christmas? You have to register it from today
# Safety First
# Safety First

Own a drone or buying one for Christmas? You have to register it from today

Dec 21st 2015, 6:10 AM 15,650 Views 27 Comments

And the focus behind the new legislation is very much on safety.

# drones - Friday 18 December, 2015

12 of the most breathtaking drone photos of 2015
# Different Perspective
# Different Perspective

12 of the most breathtaking drone photos of 2015

Dec 18th 2015, 6:02 AM 21,222 Views 10 Comments

Pretty spectacular.

# drones - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules

Dec 17th 2015, 9:05 AM 18,104 Views 33 Comments

Between 4 –5,000 drones are thought to already be in use in Ireland.

# drones - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Soon robots will be able to see the world the same way we do
# Say What You See
# Say What You See

Soon robots will be able to see the world the same way we do

Dec 3rd 2015, 10:14 AM 5,685 Views 11 Comments

Recognising objects and figuring out if you’re happy or not will soon be the norm, and companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are pushing it forward.

# drones - Monday 30 November, 2015

Amazon gives us a clearer look at how its drones are going to work
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Amazon gives us a clearer look at how its drones are going to work

Nov 30th 2015, 8:56 AM 15,271 Views 27 Comments

Its new prototype drone comes with ‘sense and avoid’ technology to help it avoid collisions, both in the air and on the ground.

# drones - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Australia has a high-tech new weapon in the battle to keep people safe from sharks
# The Drones
# The Drones

Australia has a high-tech new weapon in the battle to keep people safe from sharks

Nov 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 18,872 Views 17 Comments

Drone technology is being deployed to help track the movement of sharks off Australia’s beaches.

# drones - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'
# Backfire
# Backfire

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Nov 19th 2015, 11:29 PM 21,774 Views 92 Comments

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

# drones - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours
# Syria
# Syria

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours

Nov 18th 2015, 9:58 AM 15,994 Views 68 Comments

Dozens of Islamic State fighters were also wounded in the raids on weapons depots, barracks and checkpoints.

# drones - Thursday 22 October, 2015

WATCH: First drone video shows devastation of war in Syria
# Jobar
# Jobar

WATCH: First drone video shows devastation of war in Syria

Oct 22nd 2015, 10:04 PM 25,150 Views 81 Comments

The footage is a rare aerial view of the extent of the destruction in Syria.

# drones - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Watch: Stunning footage of a very close-up dolphin encounter off Malin Head
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: Stunning footage of a very close-up dolphin encounter off Malin Head

Aug 26th 2015, 10:59 AM 14,186 Views 19 Comments

A Donegal photographer captured the amazing experience.

# drones - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...

Aug 22nd 2015, 10:15 AM 12,520 Views 15 Comments

For one, you’ll need two people if you want to properly capture footage.

# drones - Friday 21 August, 2015

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command
# Iraq
# Iraq

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command

Aug 21st 2015, 8:57 PM 18,548 Views 133 Comments

The militant was killed on Tuesday, according to the White House.

# drones - Monday 10 August, 2015

What happens when an eagle spots a drone? There's only one winner

What happens when an eagle spots a drone? There's only one winner

Aug 10th 2015, 9:48 PM 24,629 Views 7 Comments

It’s the bird, in case you couldn’t guess.

# drones - Friday 31 July, 2015

Facebook's solar-powered laser drone masterplan is starting to take shape
# From Above
# From Above

Facebook's solar-powered laser drone masterplan is starting to take shape

Jul 31st 2015, 10:00 AM 15,137 Views 17 Comments

The drones will beam down internet from 90,000 feet.

# drones - Friday 17 July, 2015

A bunch of the soundest lads ever used a drone to drop gifts to strangers
# Drop Down
From The Daily Edge
# Drop Down

A bunch of the soundest lads ever used a drone to drop gifts to strangers

Jul 17th 2015, 8:12 AM 3,735 Views 1 Comment

Amazing…!

# drones - Monday 29 June, 2015

Feel the need for speed - Top Gun 2 is on its way
# Talk To Me Goose
# Talk To Me Goose

Feel the need for speed - Top Gun 2 is on its way

Jun 29th 2015, 10:05 PM 21,846 Views 48 Comments

Be still our beating hearts…

# drones - Friday 12 June, 2015

This drone footage of a wedding is beautiful, but wait for it...
# Droning On
From The Daily Edge
# Droning On

This drone footage of a wedding is beautiful, but wait for it...

Jun 12th 2015, 7:32 AM 4,154 Views 1 Comment

Just hire a human photographer next time.

# drones - Monday 8 June, 2015

China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students
# Gaokao
# Gaokao

China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students

Jun 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,998 Views 14 Comments

Thousands of police officers have been deployed to exam centres.

# drones - Thursday 28 May, 2015

GoPro's next adventure is going to involve drones and VR
# New View
# New View

GoPro's next adventure is going to involve drones and VR

May 28th 2015, 2:57 PM 7,379 Views 11 Comments

Although if you want to shoot 360-degree video, you might want to have six GoPro cameras handy.

# drones - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

This camera drone flies itself and will follow you wherever you go*
# Been There Drone That
# Been There Drone That

This camera drone flies itself and will follow you wherever you go*

May 13th 2015, 5:24 PM 11,683 Views 19 Comments

*Provided you’re carrying a tracker with you.

# drones - Monday 4 May, 2015

Sniffer dogs and heat-seeking drones used in the fight to protect... avocados
# Guacamole
# Guacamole

Sniffer dogs and heat-seeking drones used in the fight to protect... avocados

May 4th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,334 Views 2 Comments

A tiny beetle is causing big problems.

# drones - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages
# Drone Wars
# Drone Wars

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:38 PM 14,536 Views 62 Comments

“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”

Check out how unreal Co Kerry looks in this fantastic drone footage
# Spéirview
From The Daily Edge
# Spéirview

Check out how unreal Co Kerry looks in this fantastic drone footage

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:55 PM 4,385 Views 0 Comments

Ah, if only we could put a roof on the place…

# drones - Friday 17 April, 2015

Ireland looks only gorgeous in this sundrenched drone footage
# Mr Golden Sun
From The Daily Edge
# Mr Golden Sun

Ireland looks only gorgeous in this sundrenched drone footage

Apr 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 4,754 Views 6 Comments

Look at us there!

# drones - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Don't fly your drone near chimps, or bad things will happen
# Monkey Business
From The Daily Edge
# Monkey Business

Don't fly your drone near chimps, or bad things will happen

Apr 14th 2015, 8:45 PM 2,741 Views 1 Comment

Primates not putting up with your sh*t – this chimp.