Amazon tests delivery drones at secret Canada site after US frustration

Ed Pilkington in British Columbia Amazon is testing its drone delivery service at a secret site in Canada, following repeated warnings by the e-commerce giant that it would...

Amazon Says FAA Approval to Test Delivery Drones Already Obsolete

By JACK NICAS Amazon.com Inc. said the regulatory approval it received last week to test-fly its delivery drones in the U.S. was already irrelevant when it arrived: Regulators...

Senator Cory Booker To Introduce Commercial Drone Legislation Following FAA’s Amazon Ruling

By Ryan Mac and Frank Bi U.S. Senator Cory Booker is set to introduce legislation to establish temporary rules to govern the commercial use of...

Google Working on New Drone After ‘Wing’ Design Failed

By  ALISTAIR BARR and TED GREENWALD Google GOOGL -0.72% has scrapped its initial drone design because it was difficult to control and is now working on a new version, according...

Alibaba begins drone delivery trials in China

By Leo Kelion China's biggest internet retailer says it has begun testing drone-based deliveries to hundreds of customers. It says the trial will last three days...

That Amazon Prime Air letter…

Paul Misener, Amazon’s VP of global public policy has caused a stir, but of course dear reader you know Amazon are already offshoring the...

Amazon Prime to test fly deliveries in England?

First India was suggested, now the UK. In particular Cambridge. Far be it from me to speculate (but I will) just down the road...

Soon, e-tailers could use drones to deliver your purchases

Sharmistha Mukherjee  E-retail giants such as Flipkart and Amazon might soon be able to air-drop your online purchases using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) considering notifying...

Commercial Drones Are Coming, And Sooner Than You Think

Ron Miller When Jeff Bezos talked about delivering your Amazon packages by drone last year on 60 minutes, it seemed like a grand publicity stunt designed to get his...

Drone Delivery: By The Numbers

What do medicine, batteries, and forgotten anniversary gifts have in common?  They are the most likely items consumers will want delivered by drone once...