Meet the people who think more drones are a really good idea

When real estate photographer Tom Sheehan purchased his DJI Phantom 3 drone over the summer, he had hoped to use the quadcopter to upgrade his business. Among other things, current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations require him to not only obtain an exemption so he can use the drone for business – a process that can take months and cost hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in …

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The Corporate Battle For Global Internet Connectivity

This article is Part 1 of a 3-part series. Twenty years ago less than one percent of the world was connected to the internet. In 2015, roughly forty percent of the global population can log on to the World Wide Web. For these people, the internet has become an essential medium for business development, communication, education, and innovation. The UN has even declared internet access a… Read More

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Wahpeton company unveils state’s first manufactured drone

WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) – “The skies are open for business in North Dakota.” That statement was how John Perry, CEO of the Florida-based unmanned aerial system company Altavian, described the milestone occasion of the first drone manufactured in North Dakota as it was rolled out Friday, May 22. The unmanned …

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FAA drone rules could provide benefits

Commercial drone use good for business and agriculture by Indiana News Service By Mary Kuhlman The use of small drones is limited to hobbyists and a small number of government agencies, researchers and businesses, but that could soon change.… Read more Subscribe to the comments on this story

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