Iran claims that their engineers have reverse engineered the secrets of the American stealth spy drone RQ-170 Sentinel that went down in their territory last December. To prove it, they have made public some of the encrypted information stored in the plane. If confirmed, it's very bad news for the United States.
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Virgin's the kind of brand we're not shocked to see playing withthe latest tech-- after all, Richard Branson's got aspaceplane. Experiments with Google Glass, smartwatches and iBeacon for Virgin have all focused on boosting customer experience, as long as you're in Upper Class, anyway.
I got a bit close & he managed to hit it knocking it into a bush, luckily no harm done," said the man filming.Mayflower, Arkansas (2.4 million views): This sobering video shows the full scope of a tornado's damage.Dana Point, California (9.2 million views): This video filmed by Captain Dave Anderson shows aerial drone footage of a dolphin mega-pod and three gray whales migrating together.
DJI's Phantom 2 drones might be the go to brand for personal, consumer drones, but in terms of intelligence, less popular but more experimental drones are passing it by. That all changes today now that DJI has integrated Ground Station into its core software.
The use of drones in law enforcement is a touchy subject, drawing critics on both sides of the fence. One such recent instance of this was the purchase of a rather expensive helicopter drone by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office in Texas, which crashed last Friday into Lake Conroe.
SAN FRANCISCO — An elaborate, three-year cyberespionage campaign against United States military contractors, members of Congress, diplomats, lobbyists and Washington-based journalists has been linked to hackers in Iran.
The drone expert leading NASA 's air traffic control scheme for autonomous flying vehicles expects the first applications to begin "inside of the next year," though warns drone deliveries aren't likely to get anywhere near mainstream for another five years. Dr Parimal H.
While the rover itself has technically been in service for far longer than a year, its Mars visit has now lasted one full Martian cycle. That’s a whole cycle around the sun for Mars, also known as a Martian year. To celebrate, the NASA Mars Curiosity rover stretched one of its arms out to take a lovely selfie. In Earth days, the Curiosity mission has lasted over two years. That’s 687 Earth days and far more than that if you count the time it took for the rover to arrive on the planet. Click or tap the thumbnail above to access a near-full-sized version of the photo taken on the Mars birthday of the Curiosity rover. The full-sized image can be found at NASA. Below you’ll see Curiosity mission Rover Driver Matt Heverly and Deputy Project Scientist Ashwin Vasavada speaking about the future of the project. This video is being delivered on the Mars birthday of the project and serves to deliver mission goals and accomplishments as well. Curiosity has accomplished one mission - discovering proof that life could possibly have existed on Mars at some point or another. While this life would have been microbial - and no longer exists there today - a lake bed was found with proof of the previous existence of water. The map above shows how far the Curiosity rover has gone since it arrived at Bradbury Landing in 2012. Have a peek at a collection of Mars Curiosity moments in the timeline below to see where this adventure has taken us over the past year.
Stunning video footage like that from a recent tornado in Arkansas (see below) shows the potential for drones to radically change journalism. However,it's illegalto operate them in the US, especially near a disaster oraccident scene-- which has prompted a newresearch projectfrom CNN and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
A fair few government officials will be poring over their personal LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter accounts today, following a warning about an elaborate hacking campaign that appears to stem from Iran. According toiSIGHT Partners, Iranian hackers have spent the last three years creating a fake news outlet --Newsonair.
Watch as the Airgonay drone club races their home-made drones fly through the French Alps like Imperial Troops on Endor. This isn’t Return of the Jedi - it’s real life. President of the Airgonay drone club Herve Pellarin showed off their most recent race this week, making it clear that the French are doing things right.
MSI has launched two new gaming notebooks in the G series, the GS60 Ghost Pro 3K and the GS70 Stealth Pro. Both laptops harbor similar features and designs, but also bring their own features to the table as well, including an ultra-light body with the GS60 and a non-reflection display with the GS70. With the GS60 Ghost Pro 3K, gamers get a 15.
"Does it shoot?" That's the first question an enthusiastic kid asks as I test-fly theDJI Phantom 2 Vision+in a London park. When the child's father finally catches up,hisfirst question is: "How much is one of those?" In my incredibly short career as a drone pilot, I've been reminded how the human imagination withers with age.
The man behindthe biggest leakof United States government secrets in history,Edward Snowden, is having his reputation challenged by the very entity he sought to call out, the National Security Agency (NSA). According to the agency, only one email can be found which relates to him raising concerns internally about government surveillance overreach.