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.

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.

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.

Drone halts match

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015

Drone films bird-eye view of Nepal quake (video)

The video, photos and map show devastation caused by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal's capital Kathmandu and its surrounding areas on Saturday, killing and injuring thousands of people and damaging their houses. Mount Everest was also struck by deadly avalanches after the quake.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

Drones with wings!

Scientists have created a drone with flapping wings that can fold in and rebound following a mid-air collision

March 24, 2015
March 24, 2015

9 Pakistani Taliban killed in US drone strike

A US drone strike kills at least nine Pakistani militants in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province

February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015

Brain-controlled drone shown off

Technology that allows a drone to be piloted from the ground using only a person's brainwaves is demonstrated in Portugal