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FAA Eases Drone Restrictions for 10 Pilot Programs

Extremetech - Fri 11 May 18

Some of the companies involved include FedEx, Google, and Uber. Conspicuously absent: Amazon. The post FAA Eases Drone Restrictions for 10 Pilot Programs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Uber to announce plans to use DRONES to deliver food to your door in under five MINUTES

Daily Mail - Fri 11 May 18

Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's chief executive officer, described how deliveries could be expected in between five to 30 minutes in the program expected to be launched in 2020.

US commercial drones given green light

BBC Technology - Thu 10 May 18

Amazon not one of 10 projects selected to try out new ways to integrate unmanned aircraft into the skies.

Apple, Microsoft and Uber test drones approved but Amazon left out in cold

Guardian.co.uk - Thu 10 May 18

Ten pilot projects given greenlight for uses ranging from mapping and aircraft inspection to mosquito tracking and food deliveryApple, Intel, Microsoft and Uber will soon start flying drones ...

U.S. drone program taps Apple, passes over Amazon, China's DJI

Reuters Technology - Wed 9 May 18

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc soon will be capturing images of North Carolina by drone; a 1,500-pound, unmanned aircraft will look for mosquitoes in Florida; and startup Flirtey ...

Apple, Amazon snubbed in race to bring drones to the skies as feds approve 10 testing projects

Daily Mail - Wed 9 May 18

Apple and Amazon were passed over in a federal program spearheaded by the Trump administration that would have given them a greater say in how the drone industry is regulated.

Trump administration approves 10 new drone projects around the country

The Verge - Wed 9 May 18

Just over six months after President Trump announced the creation of a program meant to spur the development of drone trials around the country, the Department of Transportation ...

US will test expanded drone use in 10 states

Engadget - Wed 9 May 18

The US government is making good on its promise to expand the use of drones. The Department of Transportation has named the 10 projects that will participate in its Unmanned Aircraft ...

U.S. drone program taps Alphabet, passes over Amazon, China's DJI

Reuters Technology - Wed 9 May 18

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department's 10 winning drone pilot projects aimed at spurring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in a wide variety of fields do ...

Alphabet, Intel, FedEx, AT&T among drone pilot winners

Reuters Technology - Wed 9 May 18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday it had picked 10 drone test programs in California, Tennessee, North Dakota, Nevada and other states to study package ...

Big day for drones as US endorses tests of package delivery and more - CNET

CNET - Wed 9 May 18

The FAA is greasing the skids for pilot projects that could mean a defibrillator drops from the sky just when you need it.

Alphabet, Intel, FedEx, AT&T among drone pilot winners: universities

Reuters Technology - Wed 9 May 18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday is unveiling 10 pilot projects from counties, cities, states and universities that have been selected to help speed the ...

U.S. sends rules on drone regulation to White House for review

Reuters Technology - Wed 9 May 18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department has sent two proposed rules to the White House to regulate the increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles, the agency said on Tuesday ...

US will reportedly announce winners of drone program that drew interest from several tech companies - CNET

CNET - Tue 8 May 18

Top companies including Amazon, Apple and Qualcomm are reportedly hoping to take part in tests for the Trump administration's new drone pilot program.

U.S. to reveal winners of drone program that has attracted top companies

Reuters Technology - Tue 8 May 18

(Reuters) - Major technology and aerospace companies including Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Intel Corp , Qualcomm Inc and Airbus SE are vying to take part in a new slate of drone tests the ...

Exclusive: U.S. to reveal winners of drone program that has attracted top companies, Reuters Technology - Tue 8 May 18

US to Reveal Winners of Drone Program That Attracted Top Firms

Voice of America - Tue 8 May 18

Major technology and aerospace companies including Amazon.com, Apple, Intel, Qualcomm and Airbus SE are vying to take part in a new slate of drone tests the United States is set to announce ...