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    1. April 25, 2016

      Rakuten tees up golf course drone in challenge to Amazon

      Rakuten, the online retailer, is launching a drone service in Japan ahead of Amazon as tech companies compete to...

    2. April 25, 2016

      Military killer robots create a moral dilemma

      Imagine this futuristic scenario: a US-led coalition is closing in on Raqqa determined to eradicate Isis. The...

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    1. Fleet Management

      We consider drones and driverless cars, telematics and transport as we look at the fut...
    2. The Connected Business

      A whole range of jobs seen as low-skilled and which are poorly paid are increasingly i...
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    1. April 18, 2016

      Drones are the future of fleet management

      Few fleet managers would see attacks by bald eagles on their vehicles as a threat — that is until news emerged that...

    2. April 18, 2016

      Fleet management meets technological milestones and challenges

      To judge from the plethora of glossy adverts showing sleek vehicles speeding along forested hillsides, it would be...

    3. April 17, 2016

      Passenger jet landing at Heathrow feared struck by drone

      A British Airways flight was struck by what is believed to be a drone as it came in to land at Heathrow airport on...

    4. April 17, 2016

      US to sail submarine drones in South China Sea

      As it watches China build up its presence in the South China Sea, one reclaimed island at a time, the US military is...

    5. April 14, 2016

      Eye in the Sky — film review: ‘Tension and moral uncertainty’

      Terror is in the air in Eye in the Sky. The question is: who are the terrorists, us or them? In this chamber drama with...

    6. Tech blog

      April 14, 2016

      #techFT - Silicon Valley hot for hires

      Some big job moves in Silicon Valley, drone racing gets a TV deal and Amazon’s new luxury eReader. #techFT is a daily...

    7. April 14, 2016

      Drones are impressive but are not yet a comfortable hobby

      A few years ago, when I first encountered the DJI Phantom drone, I was blown away. Ordinary people could now afford...

    8. April 6, 2016

      How drones lift agriculture in Bulgaria to a higher plane

      Stefan Dimitrov, a farmer in Bulgaria’s central Rose Valley, has some unusual guardians to protect his 1,500 hectares...

    9. April 1, 2016

      Is drone racing the sport of the future?

      On a recent Sunday, in front of a small crowd of spectators in an abandoned indoor shopping mall in South Central Los...

    10. April 1, 2016

      Ornithology: drone research takes flight

      As ecologists begin to embrace drones as an automated method of monitoring wildlife, some traditionalists are wondering...

    11. March 17, 2016

      Royal Navy plans drone war game exercise

      The Royal Navy has unveiled plans for its first “robot war-games” in October, when drones and autonomous seacraft will...

    12. March 2, 2016

      Robot competition with flying drones to deliver packages is not pie in the sky

      Amazon, the online retailer, made headlines last year with its trial of flying drone deliveries, but its efforts look...

    13. March 2, 2016

      Technophobia is so last century: fears of robots, AI and drones are not new

      Much of today’s technology reporting is focused on the potential threats posed by developments. Dangers are seen in...

    14. February 22, 2016

      US drones to strike Isis targets in Libya from base in Italy

      Italy will allow the US to launch drone strikes against Isis targets in Libya from an air base in Sicily, US and...

    15. Tech blog

      February 22, 2016

      #techFT - From phones to drones at MWC

      As Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona, Samsung has unveiled its first consumer VR camera, LG has introduced its...

    16. February 7, 2016

      US military: Robot wars

      When historians come to write about technological innovation in the first half of this century, they are likely to pay...

    17. February 2, 2016

      Solar-powered spy drones to join Britain’s fleet of military aircraft

      A British-designed solar-powered drone operating at the edge of space will soon join Britain’s fleet of military...

    18. January 29, 2016

      Call for drone crackdown after four near-misses

      Pilots used to worry most about bad weather and bird strikes. Now, drones and lasers are on the list of flying risks...

    19. Tech blog

      January 27, 2016

      #techFT - Israel and the cyber arms race

      The military looms large in Israel’s cyber security scene, but that could be changing. Apple is trying to shift the...

    20. January 20, 2016

      Camera drones and cow fitness trackers help drive farm yields

      A fitness tracker for cows might have seemed like a whimsical situation comedy idea — until someone came up with one....

    21. January 14, 2016

      Future farming relies on new technology

      In the blue skies above a livestock farm in New Zealand, a drone flies over flocks of sheep. In the office below, Neil...

    22. Tech blog

      January 12, 2016

      #techFT - 5G in focus for Europe

      5G is top of the agenda for a European Commission meeting with 10 telecoms chiefs, carmakers are at risk of becoming...

    23. January 12, 2016

      Closer Pakistan-China military ties irk west

      When Pakistan’s military claimed its first attack in October using a home-built drone to hit a Taliban stronghold,...

    24. FT Alphaville

      January 8, 2016

      Alphachat: America's eBay for guns, the gadgets of CES, and predictions for 2016

      Notes for today’s show: Ebay for guns US policy correspondent Barney Jopson discusses his article about Armslist.com, a...

    25. January 8, 2016

      Drones dispatched to assess flood damage

      Insurance companies have deployed drones to assess flood damage, as Aberdeenshire became the latest part of the country...

    26. Tech blog

      January 7, 2016

      #techFT - Netflix goes global (ex. China)

      Netflix is streaming content to 130 more countries, the latest drone can carry a human, Samsung’s new fridge snaps its...

    27. Fast FT

      January 7, 2016

      FirstFT - The cost of staying in London

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. The cost of staying in London Thousands of...

    28. January 6, 2016

      CES 2016: China’s Ehang builds a drone to fly humans

      Stepping into a personal drone that will fly you to your destination seems like the stuff of science fiction, but one...

    29. December 28, 2015

      Drones crash into regulatory thicket

      From the Golden Gate Bridge to Denver airport, a new type of warning is appearing across the US: No drones allowed....

    30. December 27, 2015

      Strat Aero on a tricky flight path

      A little over a year ago a group of retired pilots showed some top brass in the US Army how to land their drones...

    31. FT Alphaville

      December 15, 2015

      The future military-artificial intelligence complex?

      The Pentagon wants to spend billions prepping for the next stage in warfare that it believes will be defined by...

    32. December 11, 2015

      Chinese travel show pulled offline after tourists’ run-in with Isis

      A popular online extreme travel show has been banned in China after a run-in with Isis in a case of war tourism gone...

    33. FT Alphaville

      December 1, 2015

      Uber, for drones

      We don’t know when the Amazon Prime Air drones will go live, supposedly buzzing over our heads to deliver packages in...

    34. Tech blog

      November 30, 2015

      #techFT- Amazon primed for drone deliveries

      Amazon Prime Air seems closer to fruition, tech billionaires are taking action on climate change and Uber is set to...

    35. November 29, 2015

      Amazon shows new Prime Air drone design

      Amazon on Sunday released the latest design for its “Prime Air” delivery drone, on one of the busiest online shopping...

    36. November 23, 2015

      FAA report recommends drone registrations

      Owners of drones weighing more than a paperback book should be forced to register the machines in a US federal...

    37. November 19, 2015

      UK missed chance to develop own drone technology

      David Cameron last month pledged to double the number of killer drones available to the UK military from the existing...

    38. November 16, 2015

      David Cameron announces £2bn extra military spending to fight Isis

      David Cameron announced on Monday night £2bn of extra military spending aimed at tackling Isis, with investment in...

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