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Russia Starts Flying Drones Over Syria

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.21.2015 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Russia has started flying drone aircraft on surveillance missions in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, in what ap...

Chuck Schumer Wants To Keep Drones Away From Airports, Major Events

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Drone manufacturers would be forced to implement technology to keep the unmanned crafts away from airports and possibly events l...

Hikers Get Swept Off Waterfall In Flash Flood, Drone Captures Whole Thing

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.04.2015 | Weird News

If you've ever shrugged off a flash flood warning, this video's for you. While on vacation on the Hawaiian island of Maui last week, a group of hikers...

California Doesn't Want Drones Flying Over Your Backyard

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology

A California bill banning drones from flying over private property passed in the state Assembly on Monday, much to the frustration of drone enthusias...

Hundreds Of American Planes Have Had Close Calls With Drones

The Washington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

On Sunday, a swarm of small rogue drones disrupted air traffic across the country on a scale previously unseen in U.S. skies. At 8:51 a.m., a white dr...

Shocking Drone Footage Shows Aftermath Of Tianjin Explosions

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.14.2015 | World

Shocking drone footage published by a Chinese news outlet shows the complete devastation caused by two powerful explosions that ro...

Angry Eagle 'Punches' Drone Right Out Of The Sky

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.13.2015 | Weird News

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HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: Prison Dramatically Reduces Inmate Misconduct With Reward System

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.04.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

Facebook Drone With Frickin' Internet Lasers Ready For Testing

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.31.2015 | Technology

Over the centuries, many projects with stratospheric ambitions, from pneumatic trains to space ships -- have come to naught. Facebook's...

A Teen Made A Drone That Fires A Handgun -- And Police Say It's Legal

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.22.2015 | Crime

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Now You Can Build Your Own Drone In Under 30 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 06.30.2015 | Technology

This new Kickstarter project aims to turn regular people into drone-building, drone-coding experts -- no matter their skill level.

Ali Watkins

Obama Administration On Plan To Take Away CIA's Drones: Never Mind, Keep 'Em | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has abandoned his two-year push to consolidate his controversial targeted killing program under Pentagon control ...

Al Qaeda Denies U.S. Strike Killed Algerian Militant Commander

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2015 | World

CAIRO, June 19 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's North Africa branch has denied reports that Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a major figure in insurgencies...

Watch As Firefighters Blast Drone At Fire Scene

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.09.2015 | Crime

Firefighters in an upstate New York town were caught on video apparently blasting water at a drone that was photographing the scene of a house fire. ...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Pakistani Friends Mourn U.S. Aid Worker Killed In CIA Drone Strike | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Warren Weinstein made his Pakistani friends nervous when he first arrived in their country in 2004. The trouble wasn't that the vete...

This Video Of Dutch Flower Fields Will Give You The Touch Of Spring You Needed

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.20.2015 | World

There's nothing better than a bouquet of spring flowers... unless you live near the tulip fields in Holland. For a month and a half ever year, mill...

WATCH: Drone Captures Jaw-Dropping Footage Inside World's Largest Cave

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel

Hang Son Doong in Vietnam is the largest cave in the world. It's more than 5.5 miles long, comes complete with its own jungle and river and is so garg...

Ali Watkins

Two Years Later, White House Still Hitting Roadblocks In Effort To Move Drone Program Out Of CIA Control | Ali Watkins | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a May 2013 speech at the National Defense University, President Barack Obama offered a rare glimpse into upcoming changes to one of t...

No Using Drones for Salmon Spotting, Says Alaska Fish Board

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.03.2015 | Technology
Alaska Dispatch News

The Alaska Board of Game, which sets wildlife regulations, a year ago approved regulations blocking hunters from using remote-control aircraft to locate big game, and the Board of Fisheries has now moved to prohibit commercial fishermen from using drones to spot schooling salmon.

'Quadcopter' Found On White House Grounds

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN and CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds — flown by an off-duty intelligence e...

Hawk Attacks A Quadcopter Drone, Wins In Terrifying Fashion

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.10.2014 | Weird News

When Christopher Schmidt took his quadcopter drone to Magazine Beach Park in Massachusetts, his camera was greeted by an unexpected visitor. And b...

California Governor Vetoes Drone Warrant Bill

Reuters | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics

Sept 28 (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have placed strict regulations on how law enforcement and other governm...

Why Do Americans Hate Beheadings But Love Drone Killings?

Coleen Rowley | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

The answer lies in human psychology. And probably like the old observation about history, people who refuse to understand human psychology are doomed to be victims of psychological manipulation.

On the Edge: A Tijuana Tech Tour

Carla Holtze | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Carla Holtze

My decision to travel to Tijuana with 19 other investors, leaders and entrepreneurs from Mexico and the United States on the #TJTechTour was met by my friends and family with bewilderment and concern. Tijuana may never be the epicenter of software and technology innovation that Silicon Valley is, nor does it purport to be.

How Technology Is Shaping the Next Wave of Journalism

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

This post was originally published on Cisco's Technology News Site. Advances in technology mean advances in all forms of communication, which mea...