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The Sentinel VDS drone intends to stop shark attacks before they happen

Sentinel VDS is a completely automated shark-detection system. Using an autonomous, unmanned aerial system and sophisticated detection software, the system provides a safe haven for swimmers and surfers alike.
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Amazon is seeking FCC permission to carry out wireless technology tests

Amazon filed documents to the FCC that request permission to carry out research near its headquarters, prompting speculation that the company's drone delivery program is taking flight.
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Here comes the Sun: ESA releases montage showing the Sun every day in 2016

The European Space Agency's montage shows the Sun as seen by the agency’s PROBA2 satellite throughout 2016. The calendar features 366 images, depicting the Sun as it wanes in its solar cycle.
Outdoors

Camera drone captures kitesurfer’s scary encounter with a great white shark

It's not hard to see why the guardians of Australia's beaches are turning to camera drones to keep swimmers safe. As this video shows, the flying machines can quickly spot sharks and other creatures, though alerting the person in the water…
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Japan’s bid to launch world’s smallest satellite-carrying rocket ends in failure

Japan's unique "mini rocket" is built with parts from gadgets like mobile phones and is touted as the world's smallest satellite launch vehicle. It could slash the cost of sending small satellites into space, though clearly…
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Host futuristic blowouts on the superyacht Time with its own passenger drone

Simultaneously host two separate parties with the superyacht concept Time. The 216-foot, seven deck yacht has a 59-foot, detachable barge with two cabins and a helicopter pad. An autonomous drone can transfer four lucky people to and from…
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SpaceX has seventh successful launch and booster retrieval

The key concept for SpaceX is "reusable." As in reusable rocket boosters. The aerospace innovator launches them and wants them to come back down so they can be sent up again. The concept worked perfectly on Saturday.
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Got 50 bucks burning a hole in your pocket? Here’s the best tech to spend it on

Now that TVs and tablets cost more than ever, everyone is on a lookout for electronics on the cheap. Check out our favorite tech accessories for under $50, whether you're looking for a fitness tracker or a means of capturing photos from…
Movies & TV

Holy Legos! Batman's Lego Batmobile debuts in Detroit

The Lego Batman movie opens next month, and in advance of the release, fans at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit got to check out a life-sized version of the Dark Knight's ride.
Outdoors

The 5 best walkie-talkies you can buy

Walkie-talkies aren't dead -- after all, they allow us to communicate in areas with little to no cell reception. That said, these five radios will keep you in contact with your loved ones, regardless if they're 50 miles away or submerged in…