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medium.com - Carolyn Brouillard - Why the Drone Debate Matters
Why the Drone Debate Matters
Medium

“It is not only about what is real and what is not… You'll also discover more fresh thinking personalized to your interests and can follow your favorite authors, publications, and topics. Medium is an open platform where 170 million…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - SoftBank's drones keep mobile network alive in disaster-hit Japan
SoftBank's drones keep mobile network alive in disaster-hit Japan
日本経済新聞

Telecommunication The devices will restore downed mobile networks in an hour TOKYO -- Japanese telecom SoftBank Corp. will deploy drones that serve as base stations for mobile phones, in a move to help restore vital communications quickly when a…

indy100.com - Breanna Robinson - Life-size US predator drone to 'hover' over New York City street
Life-size US predator drone to 'hover' over New York City street
indy100

Those who visit New York's High Line art exhibition next month may be surprised to see a 25 feet above-ground fiberglass sculpture shaped like a predator drone. The sculpture, created by Sam Durant, a controversial anti-war multimedia artist based…

dpreview.com - Kara Murphy - Review: DJI's Air 2S is the ultimate consumer drone
Review: DJI's Air 2S is the ultimate consumer drone
DPReview

Arriving just one year after its predecessor, the Mavic Air 2, the Air 2S is DJI's newest mid-range consumer drone. The new model sheds the familiar Mavic branding in favor of a shorter naming scheme, following the lead of DJI's Mini 2 model, but…

nytimes.com - Steven Erlanger - Post-Merkel Germany May Be Shaded Green
Post-Merkel Germany May Be Shaded Green
The New York Times

Whatever government fills the vacuum in Germany after Chancellor Angela Merkel will be tinged with green. After nearly 16 years in office, Ms. Merkel's conservative party, the Christian Democrats, is slipping and stagnant, critics say —…

dailyrecord.co.uk - Stephen Houston - Police to use drones as part of crackdown on unruly gatherings
Police to use drones as part of crackdown on unruly gatherings
dailyrecord

Mass gatherings of teens will be watched from the sky – and by cops on horses and trail bikes. East Renfrewshire's police commander has revealed that suburban bolt holes in parks and on the edge of countryside will be under scrutiny like…

kilburntimes.co.uk - Reward offered after drone stolen in Wembley
Reward offered after drone stolen in Wembley
Kilburn Times

Published: 5:46 PM April 16, 2021 A £2,500 reward is being offered after a specialist drone was stolen from a car in Wembley. Philip Langford, owner of the BK Waste Management Company, based in Kent, is appealing to the public after his…

bloomberg.com - Naureen S Malik - The Tech Tracking Down Methane Leaks
The Tech Tracking Down Methane Leaks
Bloomberg

In the fight against global warming, methane has flown under the radar for years as activists and scientists focused on curbing carbon dioxide emissions. But this odourless and colorless gas is about 80 times more potent than CO2 in the first two…

space.com - Elizabeth Howell - As NASA troubleshoots its Mars helicopter, Perseverance rover keeps busy
As NASA troubleshoots its Mars helicopter, Perseverance rover keeps busy
Space

The Ingenuity helicopter's first flight on Mars has been delayed, but NASA's Red Planet teams are staying busy with the larger Perseverance mission. The car-sized Perseverance rover has an ambitious agenda during its two-year primary mission to…

techradar.com - James Abbott - Why the DJI Air 2S has convinced me to sell my DJI Mavic 2 Pro
Why the DJI Air 2S has convinced me to sell my DJI Mavic 2 Pro
TechRadar | The source for tech buying advice

I've been the happy owner of a DJI Mavic 2 Pro for a couple of years, and during this time I've been hugely impressed with its flying performance and camera. I've also flown and reviewed almost every consumer DJI drone released in the last few…

bgr.com - Maren Estrada - 10 deals you don't want to miss on Saturday: $20 Fire Stick, $38 headphones, $32 memory foam mattress topper, Belkin sale, more
10 deals you don't want to miss on Saturday: $20 Fire Stick, $38 headphones, $32 memory foam mattress topper, Belkin sale, more
BGR

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. The weekend has arrived and it brought tons of terrific daily deals with it. Want to skip past all the lame ones and…

businessinsider.com - Paayal Zaveri - Here are the 22 companies that could be next on Microsoft's shopping list, including Twitter, Twilio, and Okta
Here are the 22 companies that could be next on Microsoft's shopping list, including Twitter, Twilio, and Okta
Business Insider

Microsoft is said to be in exclusive talks to acquire online group chat platform Discord for $10 billion or more. The voice chat and messaging app, often used by gamers, has seen a big boost in the pandemic. Phil Spencer, Microsoft's gaming chief…

bloomberg.com - Kyle Stock - The (Robot) Pizza Guy Is Here
The (Robot) Pizza Guy Is Here
Bloomberg

New deals for Nuro and Kiwibot show the beauty of thinking small. New deals for Nuro and Kiwibot show the beauty of thinking small. The future of transportation is battered and fried, with some gooey cheese stuffed in the middle. That's the message…

engadget.com - Mat Smith - The Morning After: SpaceX's Starship secures a lunar lander deal with NASA
The Morning After: SpaceX's Starship secures a lunar lander deal with NASA
Engadget

While we continue to wait for news about the Mars copter's first test flight, Elon Musk and SpaceX closed out the week with a big win, scoring a contract from NASA to use Starship as a lander for the Artemis lunar program. The company beat out Blue…

theguardian.com - Josh Halliday - 'It's about keeping safe': Peak District welcomes visitors as Mansfield cases rise
'It's about keeping safe': Peak District welcomes visitors as Mansfield cases rise
The Guardian

On the coronavirus map of Britain, the Derbyshire Dales has reached epidemiological nirvana. The region of 72,000 people has recorded only nine Covid cases in the past fortnight, making it one of the least-infected places in the country. But as…

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