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Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
The University of Zurich and SenseFly have designed a system for drone self-stabilization without GPS. (April 15, 2015)

Boeing’s Robot Riveter Flys Through 737 Assembly
Boeing's new robot riveters help ramp up production of 737s from 42 a month to 47 and eventually 52 a month by 2018. (April 03, 2015)

It’s All in the “Tether” as Motorola Invests in CyPhy Works
The "micro-filament tether" is used for both power and for communications. (March 29, 2015)

3D Robotics Raises $50M in Series C Round led by Qualcomm Ventures
RBR50 company 3D Robotics has raised $50 million in Series C funding, led by Qualcomm Ventures. 3D Robotics will use the funding for product development, as it will start including technology from Qualcomm Technologies in its drones. (February 26, 2015)

Will Drone Makers Flee U.S. in Wake of FAA Ruling?
U.S. drone makers are more than just unhappy now that the FAA has put forth its drone-restrictive rules. They're mad! (February 22, 2015)

VC Drone Deals Up from 10 to 29 in One Year
Top five drone companies admired most by VCs. (February 18, 2015)

FAA Issues Semi-Drone-Friendly Guidelines
Some drone and UAV makers are breathing a bit of relief today, however... (February 15, 2015)

Samsung Electronics Launches New $100M Robotics Lab
The lab follows the mission set out by CEO BK Yoon to ramp up the Internet of Things (IoT) to the max. (February 10, 2015)

Ryan Calo: “The Three Big Challenges for Robotics Laws Are…”
On the heels of the accidental crash of a drone at the White House, Ryan Calo talks about drones and regulations and society. (February 06, 2015)

Alibaba’s Delivery Drones Go Airborne Over Beijing
The test campaign will deliver ginger tea over a three-day period to 450 shoppers using Alibaba's drone technology. (February 04, 2015)

IP Group Takes Minority Stake in Exyn Technologies
Will IMAX take Exyn Technologies to the movies? (January 15, 2015)

Imperial College London Drone Lab: Inside the Public-Private Partnership
We discuss the challenges of the public-private partnership that led to the Brahmal Vasudevan Aerial Robotics Lab at Imperial College London, including protection of intellectual property, how to measure ROI and more. (November 13, 2014)

Why Intel is Betting on Drones
Intel invests in PrecisionHawk, a data delivery company that uses a small drone and cloud-based software to gather data. (November 07, 2014)

Amazon, Google Form Small UAV Coalition
Eight companies, including giants Amazon and Google, have formed the Small UAV Coalition to help shape the commercial regulatory environment and serve as an information resource to potential drone users. (October 03, 2014)

3D Robotics’ Wild Week: Richard Branson, Intel, Iris+ Drone
Things are looking up for 3D Robotics, which just announced a partnership with Intel, an investment from Sir Richard Branson, and its new Iris+ drone. We recap the developments for the popular drone startup. (September 17, 2014)



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