• ESPN Adds Drone Racing to Its Summer Schedule

    ESPN Adds Drone Racing to Its Summer Schedule

    The International Drone Racing Association and ESPN on Wednesday announced a multiyear international media distribution deal.National Drone Racing Championships, which will be held on Governors Island in New York City this summer.
  • Walmart Tests 2-Day Subscription Shipping

    Walmart Tests 2-Day Subscription Shipping

    Subscribers will get more than a million items, including the most commonly purchased items on Walmart.com, delivered to their door in two days or fewer, Walmart spokesperson Bao Nguyen said.
  • FAA's Commercial Drone Rule Opens Business Opportunities

    FAA's Commercial Drone Rule Opens Business Opportunities

    That is, once a business owner finds a certified drone pilot.While the new rule does not specifically address privacy concerns, the FAA is launching a privacy education campaign for all drone users.
  • UK Greenlights Amazon's Drone Delivery Tests

    UK Greenlights Amazon's Drone Delivery Tests

    regulators for years for permission to test package delivery with aerial drones, last week announced a new partnership with the UK government to launch a pilot program there.The deal moves the company closer to its goal of delivering packages in 30 minutes or less to customers in the UK and other parts of the world, he noted.
  • Amazon Prime Air Zips Through British Countryside

    Amazon Prime Air Zips Through British Countryside

    There are dozens of major commercial airports across America, and considering its history of aviation-related security issues, management of commercial drones is much more challenging.55 pounds and 55 pounds, as several safety incidents have occurred with drones flying into commercial airspace or other restricted areas.
  • Softbank Pumps $1B Into Global Web Access Race

    Softbank Pumps $1B Into Global Web Access Race

    Softbank has cut a check for US$1 billion to OneWeb, which plans to build a constellation of satellites to provide Internet access to underserved parts of the world, the companies announced Monday.The company plans to start with a fleet of 750 satellites.