• NEWS
    Drone Registration Up, New Cloud Accounting Software Announced

    Just over a month ago, the FAA announced that all drone owners would be required to register their devices. Now, it has released information about the number of drones registered in the first month. This news and more, including a new cloud software and website building tool, is included below in this week’s Small Business […]

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    Drone Deliveries in US Stalled by More Regulations

    Amazon completed its first drone delivery Wednesday in the U.K. and not in the U.S., marking the debut of its comprehensive unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) shipping service. This was a direct manifestation of America’s burdensome regulations, which seem to be forcing Amazon, and other businesses, to take their drone technology abroad. “The fact that Amazon chose […]

  • STARTUPS
    Take That Amazon! 7-Eleven Drone Delivery Has Already Started in the U.S.

    Move over Amazon! 7-Eleven, the iconic chain of convenience stores with locations throughout the United States and Canada, has already completed more than 70 routine commercial drone deliveries in the U.S. And all this while mega-online retailer Amazon, which first floated the idea in a big way, remains mired in regulatory red tape and forced to […]

  • NEWS
    Pentagon asks China to ‘immediately’ return intercepted US naval drone

    A file photo of US Navy survey ship USNS Bowditch which was on a routine operation 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines. Photo: AFP/ US Navy Washington: The Pentagon demanded that China return a US Navy underwater drone captured in international waters in the South China Sea, a confrontation likely to […]

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    Infosys invests in drone start-up ideaForge

    ideaForge drones have been widely deployed by the Indian Armed Forces for surveillance, crowd monitoring and rescue operations. New Delhi: Country’s second largest software services firm Infosys on Wednesday said it has invested in ideaForge, an Indian start-up focused on unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV solutions (drones). Infosys, which has been aggressively investing in start-ups […]

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    The little drone start-up beating Amazon, Google in the home delivery race

    The company, called Flirtey, in July made its first household delivery via drone, from a 7-Eleven. Flirtey likes to say its partnership with the convenience-store chain will save parents with sick children a late-night run to the store for medicine. Seattle: More than two years ago, Amazon chief executive officer Jeff Bezos spoke on 60 […]