Google Employees Demand Company Stop Work On U.S. Military ProjectOver 3,000 employees at Google have signed an open letter to the company's leadership urging them to drop out of the Pentagon's project to equip drones with artificial intelligence.
Insurance Drones Take To Texas Skies After HarveyInsurance adjusters are bringing drones with them as they head to Texas to assess the damage from Harvey. The drones record images, save time and spare adjusters from venturing into potentially unsafe areas.
US Government Patrolling Nearly Half Of Mexican Border By Drones AloneThe U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control desolate stretches where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences, and it plans to expand the strategy to the Canadian border.
Search And Rescue Group Resumes Use Of Drone AircraftTexas EquuSearch has been fighting the FAA for the right to use unmanned aircraft in its search operations.
Search-And-Rescue Group Files Federal Lawsuit To Be Allowed To Use DronesA Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation filed a lawsuit on Monday asking a federal court to set aside an order that prohibits the nonprofit from employing drones in its work.
Bill Would Restrict Drones On La. Private Property Unmanned aircraft would be limited on Louisiana private property if lawmakers agree to a bill that won the support of a Senate judiciary committee Tuesday.
Feds Announce Test Sites For Drone AircraftTexas to be among 6 states that will host testing facilities.
Bill Makes Using Drones To Photograph People On Private Property A CrimeTexans who use drones to photograph people on private property could be charged with a crime under a bill on its way to the governor's office.
Study: Using Drones To Cloud Seed Can Reduce Hurricane IntensityScientists propose using drones to cloud seed in an effort to reduce the intensity of a hurricane.