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Google Beats Facebook To Acquire Solar Drone Company

As you will read below, I had previously reported on Facebook's interest in Titan Aerospace, a solar drone company that could presumably facilitate a truly World Wide Web that would cover the globe with a blanket of aerial communication. It now appears that Google has taken the lead, purchasing the company for what some speculate


Droning On: The Rise Of Remote Piloted Flying (Infographic)

Source: SecurityDegreeHub.com In Kathleen Ann Goonan’s 1994 science fiction/ nanopunk novel “Queen City Jazz”, she introduced enormous bio-engineered bees that “fertilized” giant nanotech flowers on tops of highrise buildings with data. While we’re not at the the “bio-nan” stage where organisms are enhanced with nanotech, there are studies in progress in which bees and possibly


China Begins Openly Using Drones To Spray Chemtrails

The Chinese government is openly spraying chemtrails with drones to “reduce pollution” CHINA (INTELLIHUB) — It has been well reported that China’s cities have some of the worst pollution problems in the world, with smog so thick that it is hard to see through. The Chinese government’s solution is actually to use drones that will


American Citizens: New Targets Of The Drone War

President Obama’s drone policy is back in the news again, as he is reportedly mulling over killing another American citizen abroad via a drone strike. The issue of a President ordering the assassination of a US citizen first hit the presses when Obama authorized a targeted strike against US- born Muslim cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki. The ACLU attempted to derail


Dragonfly: World's Smallest Autonomous Drone Takes Flight

The mimicking of nature heralds a new focus in the development of drones.  While DARPA and their contractors have been working on true nano surveillance with biological components, it is the modeling of insects that is currently being released to the public. Recently we have seen Robobee take flight as a possible replacement for our


New Snowden Docs Confirm NSA's Role In Drone Killings

While the world is rightly concerned about the wholesale dragnet spying of citizens across the planet, another program has emerged which shows how "intelligence" gathered by the National Security Agency (NSA) is being used in a lethal manner. Leaked documents from Edward Snowden in October revealed a secret unit of the NSA that was designed


Obama's Kill List

Obama heads an administration Murder, Inc. agenda. He appointed himself judge, jury and executioner. He targets anyone, anywhere for any reason or none at all. US citizens are vulnerable like foreign nationals. Murdering them in cold blood is one Obama signature away. Drones are his weapon of choice. They're instruments of state terror. They target


Obama Seeks To Legitimize Drone Strike Against U.S. Citizen

Alleged new threat follows criticism of Obama’s May 2013 drone policy modification President Obama is mulling options in a case allegedly involving a phantom American terrorist operating from an unidentified country overseas. U.S. drone killed 15 wedding party members in December. U.S. officials say guidelines issued by the White House tie Obama’s hands despite the


Peaceful Drone Protesters Sentenced To 15 Days In Jail (VIDEO)

A dozen people found guilty of disorderly conduct for a protest at the Hancock Air Base were sentenced by a DeWitt town judge to 15 days the Jamesville Penitentiary. As they left the suburban courtroom about three dozen supporters began singing "Courage, brother, you do not walk alone. We shall walk with you and sing


January Was The First Month Without A Drone Strike In Pakistan Since Dec. 2011

January marked the first month without any reported drone strikes in Pakistan since December 2011, according to a report. The last reported drone strike was on Dec. 25, 2013, 40 days ago, according to The Bureau of Investigative Journalism. That strike targeted a compound and killed at least three suspected militants, according to AFP. The


South Carolina House Votes To Restrict Drones, 100-0

The South Carolina state senate is considering a bill to virtually ban the use of drones without a warrant. It recently passed the state house unanimously, with a vote of 100-0. Introduced in early 2013 by Reps. Hamilton, Delleney, Taylor, Putnam and Loftis, House bill 3514 (H3514) would prohibit the operation of drones by an agency


An Empire Of Drones And Robots

Is there any doubt that America’s foreign policy, based upon maintaining a global empire, actually makes us less safe? The misgiving is that such intercession has any actual benefits to the citizens of the country. What once was a respected leadership role of non-interventionism in international affairs, has become a dominating imperium for worldwide control


UK Commits To A Drone Filled Future

As we reported, in December the MoD began a PR offensive on the UK’s use of drones by inviting selected members of the press to RAF Waddington in order that the MoD could correct the  “wild misrepresentations” about drones put about by drone activists. As part of this initiative, UK Defence Secretary wrote an op-ed piece in the


The US Border Patrol 'Misplaced' The Records For 200 Predator Drone Flights

Late last year, we reported that the U.S. Border Patrol had lent out its Predator drones 500 times over the past three years. Scratch that, because “newly discovered” data shows that it’s actually been 700 times. The new numbers were reported by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who has been submitting FOIA requests to the agency


Black Knight Transformer Drone Makes Its Debut

Advanced Tactics Inc., a California technology company, has benefited from funding from the Congressional Special Interest Program to enable the development of a transformer style drone that can turn into a truck in order to facilitate troop and cargo transport. Classified as a ‘Multi-Mission Medical and Casualty Evacuation Unmanned Air Vehicle/Unmanned Ground Vehicle’, its development began


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