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Police investigate complaints of drone following Eagle River children

Police investigate complaints of drone following Eagle River children
Chris Klint, Senior Digital Producer ANCHORAGE - Parents in Eagle River have complained to police about a small drone aircraft that they say has been spotted this week following school children and hovering near homes. The reports highlight growing concern…

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York County working on drone restrictions after Carowinds flyby

York County working on drone restrictions after Carowinds flyby
Dustin Wilson, WCNC YORK CO., S.C. — A frightening run-in at hundreds of feet in the air is exactly why Carowinds is pushing York County lawmakers to create drone restrictions. Recently a drone weaved through a coaster at the theme…

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Amazon in talks to start drone deliveries in the UK

Amazon in talks to start drone deliveries in the UK
By Alan Tovey, Industry Editor Amazon is investigating starting trials of its drone delivery service in the UK because regulations in the US are too onerous. The online retailing giant approached the Government about test flights of its Prime Air service which…

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3D Robotics releases a free and open-source drone application development platform

3D Robotics releases a free and open-source drone application development platform
3D Robotics (3DR) wants to make it easy for developers to add custom features or create applications for their drones. The company has unveiled a free and open-source drone app development platform. DroneKit is the company’s API for drone app…

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Federal law enforcement is wasting a lot of money on drones

Federal law enforcement is wasting a lot of money on drones
by Jon Fingas The US’ national law enforcement has been using drones to help nab crooks for almost nine years, but it’s still making plenty of rookie mistakes. The Department of Justice’s Inspector General has published an audit that shows its agencies not…

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