Sex Toy-Laden Drone Interrupts New Mexico Mayoral Candidate

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … a drone carrying a sex toy ― and it’s headed straight for the sheriff. A campaign event for Bernalillo County Sheriff Manny Gonzales took an unexpected turn Tuesday night, when a speech by the Albuquerque mayoral hopeful was interrupted by a slow-moving drone bearing a sex toy.… Continue reading Sex Toy-Laden Drone Interrupts New Mexico Mayoral Candidate

Royal Mail to trial drones to deliver items from mainland UK to Isles of Scilly

Royal Mail will trial the use of drones to deliver health and safety equipment, COVID-19 testing kits and other items to the Isles of Scilly. It will be the first time an out-of-sight autonomous scheduled drone flight has been used between the UK mainland and an island, the company said. Parcels will be flown to… Continue reading Royal Mail to trial drones to deliver items from mainland UK to Isles of Scilly

Mail bosses will use drones to deliver Covid tests to Isles of Scilly

Mail bosses will use drones to deliver PPE and Covid testing kits to the Isles of Scilly in pilot scheme that could be rolled out across Britain Royal Mail to start trialling using drones to deliver equipment such as Covid tests If successful the technology could be used to access remote areas across Britain Project… Continue reading Mail bosses will use drones to deliver Covid tests to Isles of Scilly

Unmanned drones scan the Channel for illegal migrants during coronavirus crisis – The Sun

AN unmanned drone is scanning the Channel for illegal migrants amid coronavirus fears. The twin-engined 7m craft, with cameras linked to patrol boats, can stay airborne for 20 hours. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates  Home Office officials confirmed the drone was operating after search patterns appeared on flight-tracking… Continue reading Unmanned drones scan the Channel for illegal migrants during coronavirus crisis – The Sun

Saudi-Led coalition destroys drones launched by Yemen's Houthis towards Kingdom

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi-Led coalition intercepted and destroyed drones launched by Iran-aligned Yemen’s Houthis towards “civilian targets” in Saudi cities of Abha and Khamis Mushait, state news agency spa said early Friday, citing the coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki. In Yemen, Houthi air defences intercepted on Friday aircrafts affiliated with Saudi-led coalition forces over the… Continue reading Saudi-Led coalition destroys drones launched by Yemen's Houthis towards Kingdom

Afghan President Ghani promises to introduce measures to prevent civilian casualties in war against militants

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday promised to introduce measures to prevent civilian casualties in the ongoing war against militants, a day after at least 30 civilians were killed in a U.S. drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province. Ghani said new steps to protect civilians were being implemented and he has introduced… Continue reading Afghan President Ghani promises to introduce measures to prevent civilian casualties in war against militants

Walmart Plans to Make Blockchain-based Drones the Future of Delivery

Walmart Inc., the American based and world’s biggest firm by revenue, at around $514.405 billion this year, filed a patent focusing on blockchain-backed drones. The company is highly interested and able to participate in innovative technologies including cryptocurrency and distributed ledger tech (DLT). In the first month of this year, Walmart filed for an application… Continue reading Walmart Plans to Make Blockchain-based Drones the Future of Delivery

Trump Claims U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone In The Strait Of Hormuz

President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that a U.S. warship has downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. The incident, which he said occurred Thursday, is a further escalation of tensions between the two countries that have resulted in Trump approving ― and then canceling ― airstrikes against Iran last month. Although the… Continue reading Trump Claims U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone In The Strait Of Hormuz

Walmart Is Using Blockchain to Make Shipping 'Smarter'

A new patent filing finds retail giant Walmart seeking to utilize blockchain technology to perfect a smarter package delivery tracking system. In an application released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, Walmart describes a “smart package” that would include a device which would record information on a blockchain regarding the contents of… Continue reading Walmart Is Using Blockchain to Make Shipping 'Smarter'