Hobbyking Beer Lift 2015

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by It’s that time of the year again… it’s time to lift some beer! You’ve all seen this one before and it’s time to get your entries in. For those who haven’t experienced the HobbyKing Beer Lift it’s simple, the…

Drone flies over MANCI rec yard with inmates outside

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by Lou Whitmire MANSFIELD – A drone flew over Mansfield Correctional Institution on Wednesday afternoon while inmates were outside in the recreation yard. A spokeswoman at MANCI said the incident remains under investigation. No further details are being released at…

Facebook builds drone for internet access

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by By Dave LeeNorth America technology reporter Facebook has built its own drone that will bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world, the social network has announced. The drone – which has a wingspan of a Boeing 737…

Revealed: Private firms at heart of US drone warfare

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by Abigail Fielding-Smith, Crofton Black, Alice Rossand James Ball The overstretched US military has hired hundreds of private-sector contractors to the heart of its drone operations to analyse top-secret video feeds and help track suspected terrorist leaders, an investigation has found. Contracts unearthed by…

Suffolk legislature bans drones over county beaches

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by   by Paul Squire Fearing that drones with cameras could intrude on residents’ privacy, the Suffolk County Legislature voted Tuesday to ban drone use over county public beaches during the summer and require operators to get permits to fly the devices…