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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...

Pentagon confirms Khorasan group leader killed in drone strike

2015/07/22

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Pentagon confirmed on Tuesday that the leader of al-Qaeda splinter organization the Khorasan group was killed earlier this month Reuters reported Muhsin al-Fadhli part of the terrorist group...

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...

Two Australian ISIS fighters reportedly killed in Iraq

2015/06/23

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Australian Federal Government trying to confirm reports that Australia's most infamous terrorists Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed Elomar have been killed while fighting with Islamic State IS in Iraq...

Yemeni al Qaeda chief killed in U.S. bombing

2015/06/16

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Al Qaeda in Yemen confirmed that Nasser al-Wuhayshi its leader has been killed by what was suspected to be a U S drone strike According to Reuters Al-Wuhayshi is...

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...

White House issues lockdown after drone flies within no-fly zone

2015/05/14

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw White House officials issued a lockdown Thursday after an unidentified man flew a remote-controlled drone near the north lawn of the White House Pictures of the device appeared to...

Seymour Hersh: Journalist accuses the White House of lying about 2011 Bin Laden raid

2015/05/13

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has published a -word story on the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden that differs starkly with the official version of events Among the...

Obama administration lied about the killing of Osama bin Laden, journalist Seymour Hersh reports

2015/05/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Veteran investigative journalist Seymour Hersh makes several bombshell assertions in a -word story about the Navy Seal raid that killed al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden Among the key assertions...

NASA has a new drone that takes off like a helicopter and flies like a plane

2015/05/05

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw NASA s latest unmanned aircraft combines the maneuverability of a helicopter with the speed of a plane The Greased Lighting also called the GL- has eight electric motors on...

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...

U.S. drone strike accidentally killed two western hostages in Pakistan

2015/04/23

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw In a press conference on Thursday U S President Barack Obama formally apologized for a drone strike that killed aid workers Warren Weinstein an American held by Al Qaeda...

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...

Syria claims to have shot down crashed US drone

2015/03/18

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The U S military confirmed Tuesday that it had lost contact with a drone while flying over northwestern Syria while the Assad regime said that it had shot down...

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...

ISIS recruiter killed in NATO drone strike

2015/02/10

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw An ISIS recruiter was killed in a NATO drone strike on Monday when he was crossing the desert in his car with five other people according to Afghan officials...

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...
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