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Facebook aims to give free internet access to regions in Africa by 2016

2015/10/12

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Facebook plans to partner with Eutelsat as part of its Internet org initiative to bring internet to billions of people around the world starting by launching a new satellite...

Russia expands its military buildup in Syria with new bases

2015/09/23

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Russia is expanding its military presence in Syria and its support for the Assad regime with two additional military facilities near Syria s Mediterranean coast according to Rob Munks editor of...

How the UK carried out its first drone execution of British citizens abroad

2015/09/08

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The UK killed two British citizens fighting with ISIS in Syria in a drone strike last month the first time Britain s prime minister has authorized the killing of British citizens...

Why United States border walls might fail to prevent migration

2015/09/04

Ahead of the United States presidential election a number of Republican hopefuls have again made US border protection a key issue and several have suggested that border walls are a key solution The history of U S border protection however...

North Dakota police allowed to use drones that fire tear gas and tasers

2015/08/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Thanks to the work of a lobbyist who represents law enforcement and has ties with the drone industry a bill was passed by the North Dakota state House that...

California to ban drone flights below 350 ft

2015/08/26

EDIT NUMBER SLUG TITLE US-USA-DRONE-TRESPASSING REUTERS HEADLINE California to ban drone flights below ft LOCATION United States RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The California Assembly approved on Monday SB a bill that would ban...

Suspect named in death of Louisiana police officer

2015/08/06

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw An extensive manhunt is under way in northwest Louisiana for a suspect accused of shooting and killing an on duty police officer according to a Shreveport Times report At...

Facebook to test drone designed to distribute Internet to the masses

2015/07/31

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Facebook has announced that it is planning to test fly its own drone that is designed to bring Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world The drone named...

Amazon proposes delivery drone traffic control at NASA conference

2015/07/29

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw U S online retailer Amazon on Tuesday called for new air traffic rules for commercial drone flights The proposal was unveiled by Gur Kimchi Amazon s vice president in...

German airliner in near miss with drone on approach to Warsaw

2015/07/21

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A German airliner was involved in a near miss with a drone during its approach to an airport in Poland on Monday Lufthansa flight from Munich to the Polish...

New hotel in Japan is run almost entirely by robots

2015/07/17

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Henn na Hotel a new hotel in Japan has the unique feature of being almost entirely run and controlled by robots Robots manage everything from the check-in process...

FBI documents reveal more details about ‘Gone Girl’ kidnapping

2015/07/16

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw More details have emerged about the so-called Gone Girl kidnapping that police in Vallejo California initially dismissed as a hoax The unsealed arrest warrant for suspect Matthew Muller issued...

Japan’s Lower House passes bill restricting use of drones

2015/07/15

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The lower house of the Japanese Parliament passed a bill on Thursday banning the flying of drones near the prime minister s office and other important facilities The bill...

Facebook to use lasers, satellites and drones to bring Internet to developing countries

2015/07/03

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Mark Zuckerberg announced on Wednesday that Facebook is considering using lasers on drones and satellites to connect the next billion people to the internet People in developing countries are...

Drone that can fly forever patented by Boeing

2015/06/09

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Boeing obtained a patent for a drone and related charging system on June that would allow the aircraft to remain aloft indefinitely Titled Autonomous aircraft with disconnectable tether Boeing s patent...

Israel tests ‘dirty bombs’ in the Negev Desert

2015/06/09

Israel carried out a four-year series of tests on nuclear explosives to measure the effects were hostile forces ever to use them against Israel Israel s Haaretz daily newspaper reported Monday Between and Israel conducted tests on dirty bombs in...

Vietnam eyeing western warplanes in response to Chinese assertiveness at sea

2015/06/05

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Vietnam is in talks with European and U S contractors to buy fighter jets maritime patrol planes and unarmed drones sources said according to a Reuters report Reuters says...

Nigerian army rescues hundreds of girls and women from Boko Haram camps

2015/04/29

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Nigerian army says it has rescued hundreds of girls and women from Boko Haram in Nigeria s Sambisa Forest during a military operation on Tuesday afternoon Nigerian troops...

Florida avocado crop threatened by deadly fungus (UPDATE)

2015/04/28

CORRECTION Refeed replaces SD video with HD video RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Researchers in Florida are using dogs and drones in the fight against a disease that is threatening the state s multimillion...

U.S., Japan unveil new defensive guidelines

2015/04/28

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The US and Japan agreed upon new guidelines for defense cooperation in New York on Monday that will fundamentally change how Japan s military operates worldwide U S Secretary...

Oxford-based start-up to use drones to plant one billion trees a year

2015/04/27

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Oxford-based start-up Biocarbon Engineering is planning to fight industrial deforestation by planting billion trees a year using drones Currently billions trees are cut down every year while only billions...

Drone with radioactive material found on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s office rooftop

2015/04/22

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A remote control drone with a minuscule quantity of radioactive material was found on the roof of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe s office on Wednesday Reuters reported The...

Medecins Sans Frontieres launches sea rescue mission in the Mediterranean

2015/04/10

Medecins Sans Frontieres will launch a new sea rescue operation to help trafficked migrants in the Mediterranean the medical aid agency announced on Thursday The aid group said the mission is aimed to help replace Mare Nostrum an Italian navy...

How drone-style system could prevent further Germanwings crash

2015/03/30

Existing technology could allow for planes to become more automated and give ground staff the ability to seize control of planes if necessary In this system that would make planes more like drones planes can communicate with the air traffic...

Shia Houthi rebels take control of third largest city in Yemen

2015/03/22

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Shia Houthi rebels have taken control of Yemen's third largest city Taiz and its airport according to officials Dozens of tanks and military vehicles were said to be heading...

Amazon granted approval to carry out delivery drone tests

2015/03/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Online retail giant Amazon has been granted permission to conduct delivery drone test flights after a months-long tussle to win approval from the Federal Aviation Administration The Amazon delivery...

Polish firm developing mini military drones

2015/03/16

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Polish company has been developing mini drones dubbed Bee that can be deployed on reconnaissance missions as well as attached to military vehicles to assist the infantry units...

Turkish military demolishes and moves historic shrine in Syria to safer location

2015/02/23

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Turkish convoy entered northern Syria Saturday night in order to demolish a historic tomb and move the remains to a more secure site near the Turkish border Hundreds...

FAA released new proposal for commercial drone use

2015/02/16

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Federal Aviation Authority released a new proposal for small commercial unmanned aerial vehicles on Sunday The new proposal could lift some restrictions on the current usage of UAVs however it...

Owner of drone which crashed into White House grounds comes forward

2015/01/30

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The owner of a radio-controlled drone which crashed the White House grounds on Monday sparking a security lockdown has claimed responsibility saying it was an accident and may face...

Drones aid wildlife conservation and fight poaching

2013/03/27

Pilotless drone aircraft will be used to track wildlife and fight poachers in wildlife reserves around the world Park rangers in Kenya plan to introduce drones to help monitor endangered animals over vast expanses of park land The drones will...

EU to use drones to catch cheating farmers

2012/02/09

Authorities across Europe are turning to drones in a bid to catch farmers who may be ignoring EU farming regulations or claiming illegal subsidies The drones can be used to catch offenders who have ignored regulations and felled trees or...

New aircraft carrier to be named USS JFK

2011/05/30

The US's next aircraft carrier will be named the John F Kennedy The second Gerald R Ford-class supercarrier will be meters long and will feature advanced technology such as the the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System The carrier will be home...
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