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# drones - Friday 31 July, 2015

Facebook’s solar-powered laser drone masterplan is starting to take shape From Above This post contains videos

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

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

# drones - Friday 17 July, 2015

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

# drones - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Feel the need for speed – Top Gun 2 is on its way Talk To Me Goose

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

Be still our beating hearts…

# drones - Friday 12 June, 2015

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

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

Just hire a human photographer next time.

# drones - Monday 8 June, 2015

China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students

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

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*

*Provided you’re carrying a tracker with you.

# drones - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sniffer dogs and heat-seeking drones used in the fight to protect… avocados Guacamole

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

A tiny beetle is causing big problems.

# drones - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama ‘profoundly regrets’ drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages Drone Wars

Obama ‘profoundly regrets’ drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

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

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

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

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

# drones - Friday 17 April, 2015

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

# drones - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

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

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

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

# drones - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Carlow farmer is using a drone to herd his sheep Shepherd's Delight

A Carlow farmer is using a drone to herd his sheep

Farmers do that now.

# drones - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones

The social media giant has laid out three core priorities for the company over the coming years.

# drones - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Own a drone? Beware, a man is in court for flying one over some famous places Flying Without Wings

Own a drone? Beware, a man is in court for flying one over some famous places

Nigel Wilson failed to get permission for his flights.

# drones - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The mystery of the Paris night drones is deepening Paranoid Android

The mystery of the Paris night drones is deepening

Police are struggling to solve the mystery.

# drones - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Drones may be fun, but they also pose complex legal and safety challenges Unmanned

Opinion: Drones may be fun, but they also pose complex legal and safety challenges

Novelty may give way to concerns over annoyance, nuisance, privacy, trespass and safety.

# drones - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you support gardaí using drones? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support gardaí using drones?

A crime fighting tool too far?

# drones - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Granddad gets drone for Christmas, flies it into his own face Where's Granddad

# drones - Monday 29 December, 2014

# drones - Friday 21 November, 2014

The internet is going to have 3 billion people using it next year

And it’s expected that nearly half of the world’s population will have online access by 2018.

# drones - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The US military wants to build a drone carrying “mothership” Modern Warfare

The US military wants to build a drone carrying “mothership”

Military designers want to build and aircraft carrier in the sky.

# drones - Monday 10 November, 2014

Why the founder of Hailo is betting on drones and robotics

Jay Bregman left his role as co-CEO of Hailo to start focusing on robotics and drones

# drones - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drone footage shows what it’s like to be a bird flying over an airport Up Up And Away

Drone footage shows what it’s like to be a bird flying over an airport

This drone gives us a never-before-seen look at Mexico City Airport.

# drones - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Google wants to test drones that could bring internet access to remote areas

The company is looking for permission to test out drones in New Mexico for 180 days as it tries to bring internet access to the world.

# drones - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

NASA is creating its own air traffic control system for drones

The control system will be entirely automated, and will be first used for agriculture next year.

# drones - Monday 1 September, 2014

This Galway husband and wife team found a new purpose for drones – saving lives

Disaster Tech Lab uses drone mounted sensors to search for survivors using WiFi signals.

# drones - Friday 29 August, 2014

Move over Amazon! Google is working on its own drone delivery service

So far, it has successfully delivered a number of items to farmers in the Australian outback, but the project is “years away” from becoming official.

# drones - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes Islamic State

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes

US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in northern Iraq yesterday.

# drones - Friday 11 July, 2014

Amazon applies for US delivery drone testing

Company says permission to carry out drone tests would be “in the public interest”.

# drones - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The US has begun flying armed drones over Iraq Iraq

The US has begun flying armed drones over Iraq

The US says that drones are purely to protect their military advisers.

# drones - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Explainer: So what’s the deal with drones, eh?

For one, you should refer to them as unmanned aircrafts from here on in.

# drones - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drones are ruled in, troops are ruled out but Obama still can’t decide on Iraq Hard Choices

Drones are ruled in, troops are ruled out but Obama still can’t decide on Iraq

The President would not need Congressional approval regardless of his decision.

# drones - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants Iraq

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants

US and Australian embassies and the United Nations have started evacuating staff.

# drones - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it’s too late

Unsurprisingly, campaigners are worried that robots that can kill people might be a bad idea.

# drones - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen Drone Strikes

43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen

Officials have confirmed that at least three civilians have been killed in the strikes.

# drones - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace for internet project

Facebook was in talks to buy the solar-powered drone company earlier this year, but Google has acquired them to help with its own internet initiative, Project Loon.

# drones - Friday 28 March, 2014

Facebook announces plans to bring the world online using aircraft drones and satellites

Both solar-powered aircraft drone and low-Earth orbit satellites will be used to beam internet access down to people in remote regions in the world.

# drones - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Facebook’s plan to bring internet to the developing world? Invest in drone aircraft

The social media site is reportedly in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, a company which specialises in creating unmanned aircraft drones.

# drones - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Netflix deliver epic takedown of Amazon’s drone plans in parody video Droning On
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