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A Predator drone, used by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service to try to stop drug smugglers.

California police can fly drones without a warrant

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.

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Nixie lets you wear a selfie-taking drone on your wrist

Meet the Nixie, a prototype wearable quadcopter drone equipped with a camera that you can use to capture the ultimate selfies.

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The DJI S1000 is just over a meter across and can carry a hefty Canon 5D Mark III SLR camera in a gyro-stablized gimbal mount. IIt can fly for 15 minutes thanks to a 9.5kg, 15,000mAh battery that supplies 500 watts of power. The drone costs €3,390 alone, the gimal adds €2,600, and the controller a further €1,099. A combo package is5,430.

FAA opens the door for moviemaking drones

Drones may not seem so unusual nowadays, but they're still generally illegal for US companies to use. The Federal Aviation Administration just opened the door a significant crack, though.

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Flying lampshades: Cirque du Soleil plays with drones

In a new video, the billion-dollar entertainment giant shows what it can do with a few quadcopters, and a lot of imagination.

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

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A Predator drone, used by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service to try to stop drug smugglers.

California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

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NASA aims for air traffic control system for commercial drones

Agency seeks partners for a multi-year project to develop a protocol the FAA can implement for the safe commercial use of drones in the U.S.

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Be a food zombie with the CraveCast crew, it's slimming!

The latest CraveCast is all you can eat and drink, at least until all those beers and fried chicken keyboards turn you into a zombie that can only think about eating BRAAAAINS! NOM NOM!

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Beer drones are back, this time with Google Glass

Crave's Eric Mack traveled to a fictional town for an in-person demo of a push-button, remote-controlled beer delivery drone. Now for the FAA to get onboard with commercial use.

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Gawk at Richard Branson's tropical hideaway via aerial drone

Watching this video of Virgin founder's opulent private island captured via drone will make you drool -- and he wants you to.

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Android Wear plans to get even smarter

Google is bringing Bluetooth, GPS and third party watch faces to their wearable platform. Plus, Google's Project Wing has delivery drones of their own.

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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.

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