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Andreessen Horowitz-backed Skydio just hit unicorn status with its latest fundraising, as US dronemakers look to gain on a Chinese rival

Andreessen Horowitz-backed Skydio just hit unicorn status with its latest fundraising, as US dronemakers look to gain on a Chinese rival

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement This week, Skydio became the first US-based dronemaker "unicorn" - valued at over $1 billion - but the company and its hot industry are no overnight...
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Pentagon: US contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq base

15 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By SAMYA KULLAB and LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON - A U.S. contractor died Wednesday when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing U.S. and other coalition troops in...
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New generation of tiny, agile drones introduced

17 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers developed an insect-size drone with soft actuators - akin to muscles - that are agile and resilient to collisions. The advance could boost aerial robots'...
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U.S. Likely To Deploy Avenger Air Defense Systems In Syria And Iraq To Combat Drones

21 hours ago   |   Forbes

The Avenger could provide ground forces in that area with some much-needed protection against such airborne threats
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Bay Area drone maker on mission to close gender gap for certified pilots

1 day ago   |   ABC

25 women employees at Skydio spent the day flying drones, with goals of completing their training to show women can be successful in this male dominated industry.
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Senior Photographer/Editor/Producer

1 day ago   |   CBS

Title: Senior Photographer/Editor/Producer Department: Creative Services Lead photographic style and direction for Creative Services Creatively concept, shoot, edit and...
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Smart Mailboxes Will Unlock Drone Delivery, According To Valqari

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Valqari is pioneering smart mailboxes for drone delivery.
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Australia's Drone Fighter Takes Flight-More Robotic Jets Could Follow

1 day ago   |   Forbes

A new robotic fighter jet that BoeingBA and the Royal Australian Air Force are developing has flown for the first time. Similar smart, armed unmanned aerial vehicles are in...
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WWII bomb found at university detonated

WWII bomb found at university detonated

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The University of Exeter bomb - discovered on campus decades after World War II - has been detonated by the UK's Ministry of Defence. Watch the drone footage of the explosion...
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WATCH Iranian missiles rain on US base in Iraq following Soleimani assassination in newly declassified VIDEO

WATCH Iranian missiles rain on US base in Iraq following Soleimani assassination in newly declassified VIDEO

2 days ago   |   RT

The Pentagon has declassified never-before-seen drone footage showing a barrage of Iranian missiles pounding an American air base in Iraq last year, launched in response to the...
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The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing... Read more ...

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

The Pacers backup guard did something no other NBA player had done, officially, in 48 years. Read more ...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

The entity delivering power to most of Texas has decided to fire its CEO, as it faces criticism for failing to prepare the power grid for last month's winter storm and leaving... Read more ...

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen. Read more ...

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

LOS ANGELES - Tahj Eaddy scored 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Southern California routed Stanford 79-42 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid and keeping the Trojans... Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Following widespread power outages that left many in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired. Read more ...

The US House passes H.R. 1, a major voting rights and campaign finance...

The US House passes H.R. 1, a major voting rights and campaign finance reform package

Summary List Placement The House passed H.R. 1, Democrats' flagship democracy reform and voting rights legislative package, in a Wednesday nightvote. The bill, dubbed the For... Read more ...

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

BOSTON - Jakub Vrana had the only score in the shootout and the Washington Capitals beat the Bruins 2-1 Wednesday night in Zdeno Chara's return to Boston. Read more ...

Michael Brown's father, Ferguson activists demand $20M from BLM

Michael Brown's father, Ferguson activists demand $20M from BLM

The father of Michael Brown and other activists from Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding financial support from Black Lives Matter after the organization revealed it raised over... Read more ...