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By | May 26, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With the holiday weekending looming, you’re probably lamenting the extra day off. After all, no one likes having to forego hard work for things as trivial as fun barbecues, exciting adventures, and time with friends and family. But if you must take time off…

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Trump Administration Wants Ability to Monitor, Destroy, and Seize Drones in U.S.

By | May 26, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Last week the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated a law from 2015 that required hobbyists to register their drones. Now, less than a week later, the New York Times has obtained a 10-page draft and summary of legislation…

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5 Applications of Drones You May Not Know About

By | Apr 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The rising popularity and proliferation of drones in recent years has surprised even those in the industry. The FAA predicted a few years ago that there might be a total of fifteen thousand civilian drones in the U.S. by the year 2020. We’re well…

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5 Sectors Benefiting from the Surge of Drone Startups

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Venture capitalists will certainly remember the year 2015 as the “year of drone startups,” but the revolution in the ecosystem still has not reached its peak. As reported by WSJ, venture capitalists will continue to invest in drone-related pitches, especially after the last year’s…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Design Trends, Space Travel, and Women Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 10, 2017 at 12:45 pm

There are only so many hours in the day. Between work, school, hobbies, and Netflix, it can be hard to find to time to read your favorite publication. Fortunately, Tech.Co knows your short on time, which is why we’ve put together a list of this…

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Wearables

Tech Markets Growing in 2017: Drones and AI-Powered Wearables

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 11:20 am

In 2017, the tech industry is doubling down on a couple gadgets popular in the last few years. In a world of venture capital, it’s important to note the distinction between how well-funded a tech industry is and how successful the product becomes. Though…

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Houston

Intel’s Dancing Drones Lit Up the Super Bowl Halftime Show

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The Super Bowl Halftime Show is one of the most highly-anticipated spectacles of the year. Huge celebrities, popular songs, and hardworking stage hands combine for a million dollar concert on the world’s biggest stage. But what many don’t know is that this event is a…

Crowdfunding

Despite $34M in Funding, AI-Powered Lily Drone Shuts Down

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In 2015, an autonomous, AI-powered drone made waves when the creators showed off their concept of a quadcopter that will track, follow, and film a particular subject. From a skier going down a mountain to a person playing on the beach, all you would…

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Las Vegas

Nostalgia and Tech Combine in POWERUP FPV, the Paper Airplane Drone

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Your days of classroom shenanigans are likely behind you. No more spitballs, no more passed notes, and tragically, no more paper airplanes. Fortunately, everyone knows that nostalgia sells, which is why one company has decided that paper airplanes are not just for kids in…

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Portland, Maine

Raptor Maps Raises Funds for Farm-Focused Drone Technology

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 10:30 am

When it comes to drones, venture capital firms love to get involved. Raptor Maps is no different. This startup held pilot projects this year in Aroostook County to test the use of its drone technology in the agriculture industry. Raptor Maps has announced that they’ve raised an undisclosed…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gadgets Your Teen Will Love This Holiday

By | Dec 10, 2016 at 12:45 pm

As a mother of two, I know there are some basic needs for teen tech survival – a smartphone, WiFi, Netflix, to name a few. When it comes to shopping for your active teen, finding gadgets to fit their lifestyle and interests can be a…

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5 Safety Tips You Need to Know Before Using Your Brand New Drone

By | Dec 1, 2016 at 11:20 am

As one of the most popular items flying off the shelves this holiday season, drones have gone from sci-fi dream to household plaything. People of all ages are taking to the skies with these unmanned flying devices and scaring dogs and neighbors alike. But…

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5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Drone

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Drones are making this world a better place in more ways than one. Whether you want to enjoy them for fun or need to investigate downed power lines, these handy flying devices are revolutionizing industry after industry on a regular basis. New drones are…

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DJI Phantom 4 Falcon is Everything You Want From a Drone [Review]

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

DJI is perhaps one of the most well known drone makers in the US, and in the past couple of years they’ve been quickly iterating on their flagship line. Initially launched in the first part of this year, the DJI Phantom 4 was the…

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ESPN to Broadcast the Drone Racing League Series [Infographic]

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Drones have become one of the most integrated technologies in recent memory. Between camera drones used in the entertainment industry to inspection drones used to manage construction projects, these little flying devices have become the latest tech fad. With their persistent usage in almost every…

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Venture Capital for Drone Companies Just Tanked

By | Oct 25, 2016 at 9:15 am

Remember that thing drones do sometimes when they stop responding to their controls and just plummet from the sky? That’s kind of what VC funds for drone companies just did. The third quarter numbers are in. As I previously mentioned, VC funds are down…

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The Drone Portability Craze Is Integral to Its Popularity

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Thirty years ago, drones were nothing more than a bedtime story told to James Bond fanatics. The thought of having a small, unmanned plane that can fit in your pocket was unthinkable to even the most eccentric minds. But as we know, these little flying devices…