Drone startup Airware crashes, will shut down after burning $118M

Drone operating system startup Airware today suddenly informed employees it will cease operations immediately despite having raised $118 million from top investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Google’s GV, and Kleiner...

New techniques teach drones to fly through small holes

Researchers at the University of Maryland are adapting the techniques used by birds and bugs to teach drones how to fly through small holes at high speeds. The drone requires...

Impossible Aerospace raises $9.4M to sell drones stuffed with battery cells

Much like smartphone manufacturers, drone companies have been adding plenty of features over the past several years to devices while making only modest improvements to battery life. But while your...

Skydio announces autonomous drone developer platform, new $1,999 price point

Skydio launched their self-flying R1 drone a few months back, now the startup is launching a developer platform that will allow users to design and share their own skills for...

This golf course’s delivery drone flies the 19th hole to you

A new drone delivery service is about to begin testing at a golf course in North Dakota. Developed by drone company Flytrex, golfers can use an app to place their...

U.S. Army wants to use laser power to keep drones airborne indefinitely

Fed up with drones that run out battery too quickly? The U.S. Army is investigating a way to keep drones flying indefinitely -- by using lasers to wirelessly power them...

DJI Mavic 2 review

The Mavic Pro was a revelation. It wasn’t a perfect product, to be sure, but it represented a new paradigm for DJI and the consumer drone industry in general. It...

IBM’s drone idea knows when you want a coffee, and then flies it to...

A recently granted patent from IBM describes using artificial intelligence to learn a person's behavior and understand their body language to determine if a cup of coffee is desired. And...

6 flying cars that you might actually be able to own (and fly) in...

Today, commuting to work in a personal helicopter or private jet is something that’s only really available to billionaire CEOs, hedge fund managers, and “one hit wonder” rappers who are...

YC-backed Sterblue aims to enable smarter drone inspections

As government regulation for commercial drone usage seems to be trending in a very positive direction for the companies involved, there is an ever-growing opportunity for drone startups to utilize...

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Mobile Phones: Certainly Good for Kids

Some people might think that mobile phones are of no use for kids. But since mobile phones can allow parents to stay in touch...