Venture CapitalMar 09, 2017

10 Pittsburgh startups painting the tech world yellow and black

Powered by strong robotics research, Pennsylvania's old rust belt city is grabbing literally billions in investments thanks to companies like this

IndustryFeb 27, 2017

Drone startup Identified Technologies mirrors marriage of steel and silicon as Pittsburgh rises

Identified Technologies is working to perfect the software element of a complex and competitive industrial drone market

AcceleratorsFeb 22, 2017

Cologne Mayor tours Tel Aviv, prepares groundwork for startup and entrepreneur exchange

Germany's fourth-largest city wants to borrow a bit from Tel Aviv, and maybe recruit some new residents along the way

RoboticsJan 17, 2017

Anti-aircraft guns open fire on drone in Tehran no-fly zone

Video posted to social media shows Iranian security forces attempting to blast a reported drone out of the air over the city. What is tech’s answer to the threat of [Read More...]

RoboticsJan 15, 2017
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ISIS is using DJI Phantom drones to drop bombs over Mosul

Iraqi forces succeeded in shooting down three airborne drones used by the Islamic State militants for launching deadly attacks with explosive payloads

Dec 30, 2016
Amazon blimp, delivery drone mothership. Image Credit: USPTO

Is Amazon’s patent for an airborne fulfillment center just hot air?

The company has made its first drone delivery already. But when will the real mothership - i.e. an airborne fulfillment center with blimps and drones - be ready for lift [Read More...]

ConsumerDec 23, 2016
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The 10 best drones of 2016

These 10 drones stand out from the competition this season - and many of them are on sale through the new year

InnovationDec 22, 2016
Spotters locate a Great White off Fish Hoek, South Africa in 2015. Photo Credit: Shark Spotters

Too many sharks at the beach? In South Africa, you can just use drones

Drones can go where people cannot to study wildlife, fight poaching, and keep people safe from animal attacks

M&ADec 19, 2016
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Helsinki UI builder Rightware acquired by Chinese OS designer Thundersoft for $68 million

Thundersoft designs operating systems for drones and other connected devices, and Rightware develops graphic user interfaces for connected devices, specializing in [Read More...]

ConsumerDec 01, 2016
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Introducing the DroneGun – a terrifying bazooka against drones

As more drones are sold, the likelihood that hostile use will be made of them increases. To combat this new threat, AntiShield has developed a rifle

NewsOct 20, 2016
Amazon drawing sheet for micro-drone applications. Credit: USPTO

Amazon files patent for new drone that both sees and hears you

Biometrics applications can now be fitted to drones

HardwareOct 15, 2016

It’s a bird, it’s a plane… It’s the new Intel drone

From now on, Intel is not only inside but also above. The company unveiled its new drone designated for the industrial market with several remarkable capabilities

RoboticsSep 15, 2016

Israeli Roboteam raises $50 million to focus on US growth

Roboteam’s new funding and contracts position it for more growth worldwide as grows for demand cheaper unmanned vehicles in military and commercial applications