Category: Drone

Trump Drone Attack Increases Chances of U.S. Housing Market Crash
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Trump Drone Attack Increases Chances of U.S. Housing Market Crash

Mortgage rates have dropped thanks to U.S.-Iran tensions. This will give a short-term boost to the U.S. housing market. But the long-term implications of a potential war could lead to a crash. Fresh tensions between the U.S. and Iran could give the U.S. housing market a shot in the arm thanks to lower mortgage rates.…

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Take cover, it’s a drone with a nail gun!
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Take cover, it’s a drone with a nail gun!

The FAA has warned against equipping your drone with weapons such as flamethrowers and handguns. But can a nail gun really be considered a weapon — that is, outside of Quake? Let’s hope not, because roboticists at the University of Michigan have made a roofing drone that uses that tool to autonomously nail shingles into…

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Drone Attack Boils Oil Price to Scorch Stock Market Monday
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Drone Attack Boils Oil Price to Scorch Stock Market Monday

A devastating drone attack sets fire at an Aramco factory, the world’s biggest oil refinery, in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, September 14, 2019. | Source: Saudi Arabia is reeling this weekend after a devastating series of drone attacks in Abqiaq left its oil industry in shock. Houthi rebels from the country of Yemen claimed responsibility for…

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Drone crash near kids leads Swiss Post and Matternet to suspend autonomous deliveries
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Drone crash near kids leads Swiss Post and Matternet to suspend autonomous deliveries

A serious crash by a delivery drone in Switzerland have grounded the fleet and put a partnership on ice. Within a stone’s throw of a school, the incident raised grim possibilities for the possibilities of catastrophic failure of payload-bearing autonomous aerial vehicles. The drones were operated by Matternet as part of a partnership with the…

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