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Elon Musk packs the best of SpaceX's latest landing in 20-second video.

While you were out enjoying the sun and sights here on Earth, SpaceX was busy making history, again. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk wants your trip to Mars to be like a Carnival cruise On Sunday, SpaceX pulled off its 13th flawless rocket landing, delicately putting the Falcon 9 on the seaborne drone ship called "Just Read the ...

- Mashable! - US

SpaceX sticks its 2nd rocket landing in 48 hours, and oh just take us to orbit already.

Lucky number 13. SpaceX just performed its 13th rocket landing back on Earth after launching 10 communications satellites on their way to orbit on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Falcon 9 rocket booster , equipped with brand new titanium fins for landing , touched down on a drone ...

- Mashable! - US

India may finalise deal for 22 Guardian drones from US during Modi`s visit: Watch Video.

PM Modi will hold wide-ranging talks with President Donald Turmp over a working-dinner at the White House.  

- Zee News - IN

Support grows for drone register as CAA undertakes consultations.

Supporters of a registration scheme for drones have won over one of the local industry's leading innovators.

- Stuff - NZ

Drones that can plant 1 bn trees every year.

They follow pre-set algorithm pattern

- The Hindu - IN

Watch: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar.

The Trump administration is set to authorise the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, a congressional aide and industry representative said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for the...

- The Hindu - IN

China drone king turns to farming.

China drone-maker DJI is betting on flying machines that shoot pesticide instead of photos to fend off growing competition in the global remote-controlled aircraft market.

- PhysOrg - NL

Will Downing of Tehran Drone Hurt Pakistan-Iran Relations Further?.

Pakistan's claim this week that it shot down an Iranian drone that had crossed into its airspace is heating up tensions already on the rise over cross-border skirmishes and diplomatic rifts over alleged militancy, analysts say. "This is an unfortunate situation as it will only increase the mistrust which already exists ...

- Voice of America - US

Arms sales to India no threat to Pakistan: US.

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has authorised the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India but the White House says the deal does not threaten Pakistan's security. On Friday afternoon, a US arms manufacturer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems In said the Trump administration had approved the sale of a naval ...

- DAWN - PK

China drone king turns to farming.

SHENZHEN, June 25 — China drone-maker DJI is betting on flying machines that shoot pesticide instead of photos to fend off growing competition in the global remote-controlled aircraft market. The world leader in the civilian drones sector is...

- The Malay Mail - MY

PM Modi, President Trump to discuss defence partnership, counter-terrorism.

US has cleared the sale of 22 American-made Guardian surveillance drones for India ahead of Modi's visit. The deal is estimated to be worth $2-3 billion. 

- Zee News - IN

The ambitious plan to plant nearly 100,000 trees a day with drones

Can drones help fight deforestation and climate change? This team of engineers hopes to use drones to plant 1 billion trees every year to fight an unfolding global catastrophe.

- ABC News - AU

Drone footage shows Apple's nearly finished spaceship campus against stunning sunset

Apple's massive new spaceship campus, officially called "Apple Park," is nearly complete and should officially open later this year. New drone footage reveals how glorious the main campus and the Steve Jobs Theater look just as the sun is setting. The new 2.8 million-square-foot headquarters will be home to over 12,000 ...

- Mashable! - US

No threat to Pak from arms deal with India: US

The United States is expected to authorise India's purchase of naval drones. The Indian navy wants the surveillance drones, variants of the Predator drones, to keep watch over the Indian Ocean. The deal would be the first such purchase by a country that is not a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

- Times Of India - IN

Here are all the gadgets Amazon is launching in 2017

2007 was a major milestone for Amazon. It was the year the Seattle-based company brought out the first Kindle e-reader. Before then, Amazon was little more than an ambitious and fast-growing online shop. A decade later, and it's a global juggernaut — dominating everything from ecommerce to cloud web hosting. It is ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

Drone Company Leaders Meet With Trump To Ask For More Clarity On Rules

This week, U.S. drone companies met with President Trump to discuss industry regulations. NPR's Melissa Block talks with April Glaser of Recode about how these companies actually want more regulation.

- NPR - US

PM Modi's tour: No threat to Pak from arms deal with India, US says

The United States is expected to authorise India's purchase of naval drones. The Indian navy wants the surveillance drones, variants of the Predator drones, to keep watch over the Indian Ocean. The deal would be the first such purchase by a country that is not a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

- Times Of India - IN

Trump approves $2bn drone deal with India ahead of Modi meeting

The Trump administration has authorised the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer of the drones said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting.India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. The deal ...

- DAWN - PK

Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting.

- Billings Gazette - US

Administration OKs $2 Billion Drone Sale to India

The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting.   India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. The deal is ...

- Voice of America - US

Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

- Townhall.com - US

White House Says Planned Drone Sale To India Not A Threat To Pakistan

The Trump administration doesn't believe its planned sale of high-tech surveillance drones to India poses a threat to Pakistan, a senior White House official said on June 24.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Ahead of Modi visit, U.S. sees no threat to Pakistan from arms deal with India

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON - With the United States expected to authorise India's purchase of naval drones, a senior White House official cautioned on Friday that any U.S. military transfer to India would not represent a threat to its rival neighbour Pakistan.

- Reuters - US

Trump OKs $2 billion surveillance drone sale to India

The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their ...

- The Japan Times - JP

China and Pakistan watching closely as US gives India green light to buy surveillance drones ahead of Narendra Modi’s visit

The Trump administration has authorised the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. China and Pakistan, India’s regional rivals for influence, will likely be watching closely, although a senior White House ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands a Used Rocket For the Second Time

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a recycled Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. "The rocket's first stage -- the 14-story-tall core that houses the fuel and the rocket's main engines -- touched down on one of the company's autonomous drone ships in the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from a launchpad at ...

- Slashdot - US

Amazon patent application envisions building beehive-like towers to bring drone deliveries to cities

Amazon is among the several companies working to make drone deliveries a reality. While they’ve already conducted successful trials in remote areas, making their first commercial drone delivery late last year, one of the many challenges still ahead for the retail giant is being able to make drone deliveries in...

- Techspot - EC

Amazon considers multi-story hives for its busy drones

Amazon has applied for another patent to bring the company closer to making their drone delivery program, Amazon Prime Air, a possibility.        

- USA TODAY - US

More efficient and safer: How drones are changing the workplace

Technology-driven automation plays a critical role in the global economy, and its visibility in our lives is growing. As technology impacts more and more jobs, individuals and enterprises find themselves wondering what effect the current wave of automation will have on their future economic prospects. Advances in robotics ...

- Robohub - CH

Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting.

- Billings Gazette - US

Trump OKs Drones to India Ahead of Modi Visit

The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting.         

- USA TODAY - US

Ahead of Modi visit, U.S. sees no threat to Pakistan from arms deal with India | Reuters

By Sanjeev Miglani and David Brunnstrom | NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON With the United States expected to authorise India's purchase of naval drones, a senior White House official cautioned on Friday that any U.S. military transfer to India would not represent a threat to its rival neighbour Pakistan.The ...

- Firstpost - IN

Ahead of Modi visit, U.S. sees no threat to Pakistan from arms deal with India

By Sanjeev Miglani and David Brunnstrom NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON - With the United States expected to authorize India's purchase of naval drones, a senior White House official cautioned on Friday that any U.S. military transfer to India would not represent a threat to its rival neighbor Pakistan. The official spoke to reporters ...

- Yahoo! News - US

U.S. approves sale of drones to India - General Atomics

- The United States government has approved the sale of a naval variant of the Predator drone made by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc to India, the U.S.-based company said on Friday. Reuters reported earlier on Friday that the U.S. government was expected to authorise the sale of drones ahead of a visit next week ...

- Sify - IN

U.S. approves sale of drones to India - General Atomics

- The United States government has approved the sale of a naval variant of the Predator drone made by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc to India, the U.S.-based company said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

U.S. approves sale of drones to India: General Atomics

- The United States government has approved the sale of a naval variant of the Predator drone made by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc to India, the U.S.-based company said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

Rafael unveils Drone Dome anti-drone system

Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has introduced a new system for detecting and destroying drone aircraft.

- UPI - US

Amazon could fill our cities with towering Echo-shaped drone hives

Picture an Amazon Echo. Maybe you have one, or a friend does, or you've seen one in a commercial. They're cylindrical and black, and small enough to be unobtrusive sitting atop a kitchen counter. Now picture them the size of a skyscraper, amid buildings of a similar height. Picture this giant Echo full of little doors ...

- Mashable! - US

Amazon wants to house drones in giant beehives

Amazon wants to house drones in giant beehives The company's newest patent application calls for unmanned aerial vehicles' centers 23 Jun 2017 Business

- PC PRO - UK

The Air Force is updating its awards to recognize drone pilots and hackers

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James L. Harper Jr. US airmen tasked with jobs like surveillance and cyber operations have a growing role on the battlefield, even though they are often physically distant from it. To ensure that kind of work is recognized, the Air Force has introduced new hardware for its service men and ...

- Business Insider - US

Amazon Patents Ridiculous, Terrifying Towers To House Delivery Drones

Because the notion of automated flying robots delivering dog food to your doorstep is something straight out of the Jetsons, it sort of makes sense that Amazon has a very retro vision for the towers that could house its Prime Air delivery drones. The company filed a patent for a multi-level fulfillment center' that's ...

- The Consumerist - US

Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as U.S. considers more

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan on Thursday condemned drone strikes on its soil as violations of sovereignty, after U.S. officials suggested Washington might ramp them up against Afghan Taliban taking refuge inside Pakistan.

- Reuters - US

A startup backed by Tesla's cofounders has big plans for its battery tech

Business Insider/Aaron BrownCalifornia-based Alta Motors plans to extend its reach beyond the electric motorcycle market. The startup has been working on lightweight, electric motorcycles since it was founded in stealth mode in 2010. But Alta Motors plans to eventually sell its proprietary battery pack and drivetrain to ...

- Business Insider - US

Critics Say U.S. Is ‘Sleepwalking’ Into Wider Role in Syria

Recently, the United States has shot down a Syrian warplane and downed two Iranian-made drones that were nearing American-backed troops.

- New York Times - US

Pakistan exporting terror through the border with Iran

, June 23 : Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepted on June 21 that the Pakistani Air Force had struck down an Iranian drone on June 19, as it flew around four kilometers inside Pakistani territory in the Panjgur sector along the Pakistan-Iran border.This is the first such incident on this border, which witnesses ...

- Sify - IN

Amazon has applied to patent a beehive-like drone tower

Amazon has applied to patent a multi-level beehive-like tower that would deploy and receive delivery drones. The patent was filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office and published on Thursday. In the patent, Amazon describes the tower as a "multi-level fulfillment center for unmanned aerial vehicles". It's likely that ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

How drones will change the world in the next 5 years

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening up this all-new ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

Amazon dreams of putting a giant drone beehive in your city

Patents don't mean anything right up until the moment that they mean everything, so take it as read that none of this could happen. Amazon has, however, registered a patent for a concept that it's calling a "Multi-Level Fulfillment Center for Unmanne...

- Engadget - US

How drones will change the world in the next 5 years

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening ...

- Business Insider - US

As Modi prepares for Trump meeting, US expected to OK India drone purchase

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON - The United States is expected to authorize India's purchase of a naval variant of the Predator drone, a source familiar with the situation said on Thursday, ahead of a visit next week by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to revitalize ties in his first meeting with President Donald Trump. ...

- Sify - IN

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