UK Drones

Google, Drone Delivery and Life in the Times of Exotic Robotics

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Google initially wanted to develop drones that can be used after disasters--earthquakes, floods or extreme weather events--to deliver life-saving items like medicines to affected people in geographies where usual means of transportation cannot reach.

Drone Footage Reveals Apple's Secret Event Building

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Tech

With the hype surrounding the launch of Apple's new iPhone 6 reaching fever pitch, one intrepid reporter at Yahoo has managed to get a sneak peak of A...

New Giant Laser Cannon Operated Through An Xbox Controller

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Tech

Boeing has spent the last 10 years working on a giant laser cannon for the U.S. Army. Well now the company has confirmed that its latest and final ver...

Turns Out Drones And Nature Don't Mix

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Tech

Well it was bound to happen eventually. A drone pilot has learned the hard way that while a drone is a great way of capturing nature, if you get too c...

NASA Working On 'Highways' For Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Tech

With all these drones heading into the sky there's surprisingly little regulation in place for managing them. READ MORE: Google Delivery Drones Bei...

Now ISIS Has Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Tech

Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria are said to be using commercially available drones to scout battlefields. A video was posted on YouTube e...

Google Has A Functional, Terrifying Delivery Drone Army

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Tech

Google has been secretly testing a drone delivery service in the outbacks of Australia. The 'Google Wing' prototype is being developed as a means of b...

Is This The Israeli Drone 'Downed' Over Iran?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK

Iran's state TV has broadcast footage of what it claims is an Israeli drone shot down over the weekend near an Iranian nuclear site. Arabic-languag...

No 'Just God' Will Stand For What You Do Either Mr Obama

Dilly Hussain | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Politics
Dilly Hussain

There has to be a balanced approach by world leaders and humans in general to the death of civilians irrelevant of race, ethnicity, nationality or religion. President Obama's selective wording in which crimes a 'Just God' would stand by and stand against is as farcical as his statements on global peace and stability.

Hundreds Of People Saw This UFO Last Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

The people of Houston, Texas were greeted with one of the most impressive UFO sightings ever last week after hundreds of people caught a glimpse of a ...

Drones, 'War Porn' and Manipulation

Oggy Boytchev | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Tech
Oggy Boytchev

The reality is that the footage we, war journalists, capture in the field isn't always 'striking' or insightful. In many cases we are forced to stand a good way from the frontline for our own safety, or if we are on the frontline, we can't stay there for long... unmanned remote control drones fitted with high definition gyroscopic cameras will change the role of the war reporter.

Holiday Fail: Crashing Your Drone Into A Treasured National Landmark

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Tech

A tourist was left feeling red-faced after crashing his drone into the iconic Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park. In an attempt to...

BT Must Come Clean About Possible Drone Strikes Role

Kevin Lo | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK
Kevin Lo

While justice will still seem a long way away for the victims of drone strikes, Q and A sessions like this at least give a glimmer of hope. It is deeply unfortunate that we live in a society where one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world can simply ignore concerns of its involvement in serious human rights abuses.

Belgium Students Unveil Drone That Could Save Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Three students from the University of Leuven, in Belgium, have designed this unmanned aircraft, originally as part of their thesis. Its design and ...

From Drones to Building Anderson Shelters in Minecraft

Dave Wallace | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Tech
Dave Wallace

This is a family picture of us, but not on the beach in Cornwall or picnicking in the park. No, this is our first 'Dronie' - a pic taken by a drone. A robot-powered zoom out selfie - what's not to love?

Three-Day Search For Lost Man Fails. Drone Finds Him In 20 Minutes.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Tech

A drone has successfully located a man who had been missing in the American wilderness for three days. Guillermo DeVenecia was lost in the countrys...

Running Of The Bulls + GoPro = Terror

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

The Running of the Bulls is a very special kind of chaos. Taking place every year thousands of people will descend on the city of Pamplona where they'...

This Fighter Jet Is Actually Three Separate Planes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech

BAE has designed a plane which can 'transform' into three separate aircraft at a moment's notice, saving on fuel while allowing it to be more flexible...

You've Never Seen A Fireworks Display Like This

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Tech

Jos Stiglingh was presented with a unique opportunity: the chance to film fireworks up close, of course no one could have predicted what Jos did next....

BAE Systems Think 3D Printers Could Make Terrifying Weapons

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Tech

BAE Systems are placing a lot of faith in the terrifying potential for 3D printing. We've already had handguns but the aerospace firm has much gran...

This Is What Drone Pilots Really Say When They Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

Flying unmanned aerial military vehicles is supposed to be easy. Like, playing an Xbox video game easy. The reality is somewhat different. Not only...

This Autumn US Students Will Be Let Loose With Drones..

The Huffington Post UK | Henry Broome | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Ordinarily we think of drones in terms of their military application but more recently developers have been assimilating the use of drones into everyd...

NASA's New Drone Is Designed To Drive Under The Ice Of Alien Moons

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has successfully trialled of a new type of underwater drone which seems to suggest one way it might attempt to explore under the ice of Saturn's ...

Drones To Start Delivering Pizza In Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech

Drones will soon fill the skies with...pizza. Russia is now the next company to start offering pizza deliveries via the air-borne quadcopters. ...

Drone-Powered, Ticketless Mega Trains? 'Sci-Fi Nonsense' Says Union

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech

The RMT transport union has dismissed proposals to fix trains with swarms of drones, install holographic telephones and install ticketless, gateless p...