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Hybrid Drone-Blimps Could Be Future Flying Billboards

03/17/2016, Drones do seem to get into plenty of bad press in recent times, but this does not mean that drones should be banned outright, don’t you think so? After all, the first Drone Prix in the world recently saw a teen pick up a sizeable amount of dough as the...

Teen Wins $250k In First World Drone Prix

03/15/2016, I suppose drone racing is right now at the point where Thresh won his Ferrari 328 GTS Cabriolet that was owned by the legendary John Carmack at the Red Annihilation Quake tournament all the way back in 1997. Boy, it is going to be 20 years since then next...

Dubai To Hold Robot Olympics In December 2017

03/14/2016, Dubai wants the world to know that it’s not shy about adopting the latest in technology and that it’s going to put on big shows to prove that point. Recently the UAE’s largest city held the first World Drone Prix which was won by a...

Tokyo University Runs Into Ethical Dilemma

03/03/2016, Like many other things in life, science is a two-edged sword – there are ways to use it for good, as well as options to reside on the other end of the spectrum. It looks like a robotic hand that always turns out to be the winner when challenging...

Hacker Claims $35k Police Drone Can Be Hijacked From A Mile Away

03/02/2016, There are many stories these days about drones, including a smart drone from DJI that can avoid obstacles like a boss, as well as one that flew too close for comfort at London’s Heathrow airport. Well, it looks like drones are in the spotlight again...

Predator B Sports Longer Wings, Flies At A Greater Distance

03/01/2016, Having drones in your arsenal of weapons is always a comforting thought, especially when you take into consideration how you can pick off your enemies from afar without having to risk life and limb of your soldiers and fellow comrades. Hence,...

Dog, Meet Robot

03/01/2016, Human interaction with robots is a field that still requires plenty of study before one is able to come up with a truly comfortable interaction experience, although there is at least one study that has shown how people tend to trust a robot more than...

Little Ripper Drone Looks Out For Shark Attacks

02/29/2016, When you live in a country like Australia where there are so many different kinds of animals that can kill you in the blink of an eye, it would be best to ensure that the authorities, too, do their bit to ensure the safety of its people. Those who love...

Drone At Heathrow Flew Too Close For Comfort

02/26/2016, While flying your own drone might be nice and fun, do bear in mind that there is an etiquette attached to the entire drone flying shebang. One of it is, do not endanger someone else’s life – let alone all of the lives on an aircraft, by flying...

ROAR Refuse Collecting Robot Is Up And Running

02/25/2016, It looks like Volvo is not just interested in having keyless vehicles and integrating Spotify into its rides, but they are also jumping right into other areas of technology – such as the ROAR refuse collecting robot that you can see in action in the...

FAA Could Ease Drone Flying Restrictions

02/25/2016, It looks like the folks over at the FAA could be looking into making changes to the proposed regulations where drones are concerned, and the committee has invited a number of commercial stakeholders, where among them include the likes of Alphabet’s...

Mercedes Assembly Line Robots Replaced By Humans

02/25/2016, Wait a minute here, did we read it correctly? Are robots on the assembly line actually being replaced by humans? This is definitely a reversal of roles, as we have read more and more about how robots are replacing humans in various tasks and jobs,...

Alphabet’s Atlas Robot Is More Human Than Ever Before

02/24/2016, The Atlas robot is definitely no stranger to us, as it has made quite a fair number of appearances over the years, including demonstrating the Karate Kid kick. However, despite being primed for military use by the Pentagon, it looks like the Atlas robot...