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U.K. drone owners are causing a multitude of complaints

U.K. drone owners are causing a multitude of complaints The last couple of years has seen drone ownership skyrocket around the world, with growing sales coming off the back of increased affordability.have clearly bought into the technology, though new figures suggest a marked increase in complaints about the way the remotely controlled flying machines are being used.

This 18-rotor electric ‘super-drone’ has designs on becoming a flying taxi

This 18-rotor electric ‘super-drone’ has designs on becoming a flying taxi Or possibly a flying taxi service in urban settings.Powered by nine lithium-ion batteries, Volocopter is a zero-emissions vehicle with a maximum speed of 62 mph.

Here's United Airline's adjusted 2017 pre-flight safety speech

Here's United Airline's adjusted 2017 pre-flight safety speech We're here to help with a customized pre-takeoff safety speech.We're excited to have you aboard this United Airlines flight and we appreciate your attention as we demonstrate the safety features of this aircraft.

Yes, that’s a selfie drone flying around in your local Apple Store

Yes, that’s a selfie drone flying around in your local Apple Store If you visit an Apple Store from this week and hear a loud buzzing noise in the vicinity, don’t worry — it’s not a giant mosquito flying toward your head at speed.Instead, it’ll most likely be the Hover Camera Passport … in which case you might still want to watch your head.

American Airlines in hot water after flight attendant almost gets in fight with passenger

American Airlines in hot water after flight attendant almost gets in fight with passenger This time, it's American Airlines under scrutiny after a passenger posted a video on Facebook showing an angry confrontation between a passenger and flight attendant.AA Flight attendant violently took a stroller from a lady with her baby on my flight, hitting her and just missing the baby.

KGI: Apple to show iPhone 8 this fall, but no phones in stores until later

KGI: Apple to show iPhone 8 this fall, but no phones in stores until later More to speculate about the iPhone 8 Typically reliable Apple secrets leaker KGI Securities is saying that the new iPhone 8, or iPhone Edition, will indeed make the stage at Apple’s big event in September, and once the dog and pony show is over, Apple fans around the world can start to fight over the 17 phones Apple will have ready for sale that week.OK, maybe there will be more than that – or, maybe there won’t be any at all, at least right away.

The Kitty Hawk, a drone you can ride on, takes us a step closer to flying cars

The Kitty Hawk, a drone you can ride on, takes us a step closer to flying cars The flying cars future envisioned by The Jetsons may not be here yet, but it got one step closer on Monday when Google co-founder Larry Page shared a video of the Kitty Hawk Flyer: An ultralight electric flying machine that is set to debut sometime in 2017.“Our mission is to make the dream of personal flight a reality,” the creators of the Kitty Hawk Flyer note on their website.

Uber wants to launch flying taxis in Dallas and Dubai by 2020

Uber wants to launch flying taxis in Dallas and Dubai by 2020 The ridesharing company wants to deploy flying taxis in Dallas, Texas and Dubai by 2020, chief product officer Jeff Holden said at the Uber Elevate Summit in Dallas Tuesday, according to Reuters.The flying taxis would be electric, would have vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capability, and would be quiet enough to operate in urban areas, according to the presentation.

DJI is offering a huge cash reward in a bid to solve an airport drone mystery

DJI is offering a huge cash reward in a bid to solve an airport drone mystery Airports spring to mind, and for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the troubling issue of rogue drones flying close to planes is a growing one.The most recent FAA data, collected between February and September 2016, listed 1,274 possible drone sightings by U.

US Considering Banning All Laptops on Flights From Europe

US Considering Banning All Laptops on Flights From Europe The new rule would ban laptops from airplane cabinets on all flights from Europe.More importantly, as The Daily Beast details, halon fire suppressant isn’t useful against lithium-ion battery fires.