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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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....

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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,...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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....

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. November 14, 2015

      Jihadi John: US ‘reasonably certain’ Isis militant is dead

      The Pentagon said on Friday that it was “reasonably certain” that a US drone strike has killed Mohammed Emwazi, the...

    23. November 13, 2015

      US builds momentum in Isis campaign

      With the apparent killing by drone of “Jihadi John”, the masked British man in the Isis beheading videos, the Obama...

    24. November 11, 2015

      3D-printed drone on show in Dubai

      The future of aircraft was on display at the Dubai air show, but not on the tarmac. Tucked away in a corner of the...

    25. November 10, 2015

      Airbus prepares to prune its portfolio of drones

      Airbus is planning to streamline its portfolio of drones as part of a strategic rethink of its military aircraft...

    26. October 15, 2015

      Drone completes first UK flight alongside commercial aircraft

      Drones could soon be flying alongside commercial aircraft in the skies above Britain after UK civil air traffic...

    27. October 13, 2015

      Chinese drone pioneer DJI is still gaining altitude

      Here’s an exercise for students of marketing. You are required to devise a strategy to make model aeroplanes sexy. You...

    28. September 14, 2015

      UK drones lack direction in fight against Isis

      Outside the circle of his friends and family there will be few tears shed at the death of Reyaad Khan, a 21-year-old...

    29. September 10, 2015

      China assisted Pakistan on armed drone, say experts

      A lethal missile attack this week on Islamist militants by Pakistani forces was carried out with an armed drone likely...

    30. September 9, 2015

      Philip Hammond backs case for UK bombing in Syria

      Philip Hammond argued on Wednesday that Britain should be able to bomb Isis targets in Syria, as the government built...

    31. September 8, 2015

      Cameron’s drone strike in Syria raises questions

      David Cameron’s authorisation of a drone strike that killed two British jihadis in Syria marks a profound change in UK...

    32. September 8, 2015

      RAF doubles drone attacks against Isis

      Royal Air Force drone strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have more than doubled in recent weeks,...

    33. September 8, 2015

      UK will order more Syria drone attacks, says Fallon

      Britain will order further drone strikes on suspected terrorists in Syria if they pose a threat to the UK, Downing...

    34. September 8, 2015

      UK ready to carry out more drone strikes in Syria

      Britain “would not hesitate” to carry out further drone strikes on suspected terrorists in Syria if they posed a threat...

    35. September 7, 2015

      Inspection drones take off as flying robots replace rigworkers

      Drones have been dropping missiles on military targets for years, but their commercial use in the energy sector is just...

    36. September 7, 2015

      UK drone killing: Reaper becomes symbol of war on terrorism

      The distinctive bulbous-headed outline of the Reaper, also known as the MQ-9 Predator B, has become one of the abiding...

    37. September 7, 2015

      Cameron insists drone strike on UK citizen fully justified

      David Cameron said the circumstances of Reyaad Khan’s death were “relatively unique”, but in the House of Commons there...

    38. September 7, 2015

      Cameron reveals Isis Briton was killed by drone

      Reyaad Khan, a 21-year-old recruit to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant from Cardiff in Wales, has become the...

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