DRONE

Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first

A drone rescues two swimmers off an Australian beach, a world first for the fast-developing technology that seems perfectly suited to saving lives at sea, authorities say.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

China unveils biggest civilian drone for couriers

Chinese engineers soon will have a world-record-holding product to offer to express delivery companies: the largest civilian drone.

January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018

Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first

A drone rescues two swimmers off an Australian beach, a world first for the fast-developing technology that seems perfectly suited to saving lives at sea, authorities say.

December 31, 2017
December 31, 2017

Joy, relief as Singaporean cameraman returns from Myanmar prison

Cheers and shouts of joy erupted as Singaporean cameraman Lau Hon Meng walked out of the Changi Airport Terminal 2 transit area.

September 19, 2016
September 19, 2016

Drone halts match

An English lower-league game was temporarily suspended on Saturday after a drone was flown over the stadium and began

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Ozzy 'spies' on neighbours

The rock band Black Sabbath star Ozzy Osbourne and his wife enjoy "spying" on the nearby residents to see what they're all up to.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

World first 'drone-port' planned in Rwanda

Cargo drone routes capable of delivering urgent and precious supplies to remote areas on a massive scale will be seen in Rwanda soon.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

Drones build rope bridge that humans can cross (video)

Quadcopter drones have been programmed to build a rope bridge capable of supporting the weight of a human.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

US govt, police working on counter-drone system

As concerns rise about a security menace posed by rogue drone flights, US government agencies are working with state and local police forces to develop high-tech systems to protect vulnerable sites, say sources.

August 5, 2015
August 5, 2015

Drones, a new way for drug trafficking

While some tech companies have their sights set on commercial deliveries by drone, the black market is already one step ahead.

July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015

Pak army releases pics to 'prove' Indian drone claim

Pakistan Army's media arm releases several photos and videos that purportedly show the drone was launched from the Indian side for a spying mission.