Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
The Defense Department is increasingly using a technology known as UAVs -- commonly called "drones" -- in the Middle East. However, other agencies are using drones in other capacities, such as Homeland Security is also using them to patrol the border. The use of drones is controversial, as some have taken expressed privacy and other concerns.
April 22 Sprawling, citywide events such as marathons present a particularly thorny security problem.
April 17 People are, unsurprisingly, distrustful of unmanned aerial vehicles.
April 15 DARPA’s turning unmanned aerial vehicles into very mobile hotspots.
April 15 The drone maker will help Google with its "Project Loon" initiative, which looks to provide internet access to remote areas.
March 28 Mark Zuckerberg sets his sights on bringing the Web to "every person in the world."
March 25 The drones collect data on crops from hundreds of feet above.
March 20 The FAA wants to clear up the confusion. Here's a helpful guide.
March 17 The Flying Donkey Challenge will support the development of drones that can be used to carry goods to market and deliver medication to remote villages.
March 11 Drones will cause an upheaval of society like we haven’t seen in 700 years.
March 10 The FAA is appealing a judge’s ruling that a ban on commercial drones lacks proper authority.
March 7 Today, Florida. Tomorrow, Mars.
March 7 The fine was the first leveled by the Federal Aviation Administration over the commercial use of unmanned aircraft.
March 4 Facebook is in talks to buy a drone company Titan Aerospace, which is developing autonomous solar-powered aircraft.
February 26 But security is still Jeh Johnson's priority, the department's new secretary tells Congress.
February 25 A recent case in Connecticut is testing whether remote-controlled reporting could one day be a real option.
February 24 The U.S. military is becoming more digital, specialized, and automated—just like the rest of the world.
February 18 The use of unmanned aerial vehicles for sports photography is far from a passing gimmick.
February 12 Your red roses and blue violets just got grounded.
January 30 It seemed like a foolproof business model, but the FAA says it’s illegal.
January 30 They're quickly changing the art of visualizing buildings.