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  1. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong's 'hands off' regulations prompt growth in drone flying by amateurs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com As airborne drones become affordable to amateurs, a lack of regulation encourages enthusiasts- and raises privacy fears for others Our skies are within reach... of everyone As the out-of-breath tourists gazed from the top of the steps to the Tian Tan Buddha, a drone flew overhead, offering its operator an even greater view, without the exertion. ...

  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Facebook eyes drone maker to replace satellites to get web to poor countries

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 09:04pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Facebook looks at drones to replace satellites Facebook is reportedly interested in acquiring a company that makes drones capable of flying at high altitudes for up to five years at a time, to replace satellites. Facebook is reportedly in discussions to acquire the company Titan Aerospace, a manufacturer of drones, for about US$60 million. Titan Aerospace ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    'Insect' drone with flapping wings developed by Dutch scientists

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by AFP

    ... 'Insect' drone with camera flaps its wings Dutch scientists have developed the world's smallest autonomous flapping drone, a dragonfly-like beast with 3-D vision that could revolutionise our experience of everything from pop concerts to farming. "This is the DelFly Explorer, the world's smallest drone with flapping wings that's able to fly around by itself and avoid ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong-based university to come up with maps 'better than Google's'

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:17pm by Christy Choi

    ... a decade of research- can map out the side views of buildings and landmarks based on images obtained from planes, helicopters or unmanned drones, eliminating the need for manual input of missing ... and rescue missions. Thales will provide data gathered by drones for HKUST processing. ...

  5. News - China Insider - TECHNOLOGY

    Chinese delivery company develops drones which can fly packages to your doorstep

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 04:26pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com The drones, designed by SF Express, can fly to altitudes of 100m and deliver packages to remote locations A Chinese delivery company is experimenting with a new style of service, and has begun developing air drones that may one day be able to bring packages across long distances and reach remote areas. SF Express, a leading courier company based ...

  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Inside Bloodhound SSC, the car aiming to crack the 1,000mph mark

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by The Guardian

    ... It features, for example, state-of-the art ballistic armour to protect the driver from a shooting stone or bird strike. But the triggers on the steering wheel that control the car's rockets were ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Amazon testing 'octocopter' drones to fly packages to a customer's door

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 10:10pm by Bloomberg

    ... drones coming to your door Amazon is testing "octocopter" drones to deliver goods as the world's largest e-commerce company works to improve efficiency and speed in getting ... JEFF BEZOS Amazon may start using the drones, which can make a delivery within 30 minutes, within five years pending US Federal Aviation Administration approval, Bezos said. "It will work, ...

  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Forget Amazon's drones, Google's Andy Rubin plans delivery droids

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 10:50pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Search engine boss who developed Android software has been buying robotic expertise Google droidsset to take on Amazon drones It's drones versus droids, in an online-shopping showdown. Hot on the heels of the weekend's revelation that Amazon is developing a line of autonomous flying delivery drones, Google has revealed that it is developing humanoid robots ...

  9. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Drone-piloting Beijing videomakers earn their pie in the sky

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 06:26pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Business for a Beijing aerial film crew took off after their images of a rooftop folly went viral Drone video firm earns its pie in the sky The business model ... arranged to look like a mountain in the style of a classical Chinese painting. Feng Chang, the 24-year-old co-founder of Beijing FlyCam, knew his camera-carrying drone could provide the sort ...

  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Europe’s effort to rein in Google seen in United States as censorship

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... their name- may be seen in Brussels as striking a blow for the little guy. But across the Atlantic, the idea that users should be able to edit Google search results in the name of privacy is being ...




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