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When you fly a drone into fireworks, it's quite beautiful

A YouTube video that's currently inciting wonder shows a completely different perspective on a fireworks display.

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As National Parks issue drone bans, some states fall in line

Park rangers say unmanned aerial vehicles have disturbed wildlife across the country's public lands and waterways, including the bighorn sheep of Zion, seals in Monterey Bay, and peregrine falcons in Yosemite.

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Amazon: Don't worry, our drones are still preparing for takeoff

FAA releases guidelines that explain when hobbyists can fly drones legally. Amazon says rules won't ground drone delivery fleet.

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Pepper spray and laser-armed drone receives first orders

A mining company has ordered 25 Desert Wolf Skunk unmanned aerial vehicles for breaking up riots with pepper spray and "blinding lasers."

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Next-gen drones follow wherever you go

No remote control is necessary for new drones that can autopilot with tracking, creating an easy solution for capturing action-sports on video. Also, Oyster opens up its books to Android.

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Next-gen drones follow wherever you go

No remote control is necessary for new drones that can autopilot with tracking, creating an easy solution for capturing action-sports on video. Also, Oyster opens up its books to Android.

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GoPro-toting drone follows you like a puppy

The AirDog on Kickstarter is designed to automatically chase action-sports enthusiasts and capture video along the way.

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FAA approves first commercial use of drones over land

BP energy corporation and drone maker AeroVironment are given the OK to fly an unmanned Puma aircraft over Alaska to survey pipelines, roads, and equipment.

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This drone is more delicious than dangerous

The dawn of the drone era got you spooked? A homemade chocolate quadcopter that can be melted and turned into fondue if it misbehaves might ease your worries.

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I flew a drone! Novice pilot doesn't even hurt anyone

Crave writer Rusty Blazenhoff enlisted in drone "flight school" this week and nervously piloted her first flying camera this week. See how it went.

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FAA may let some movie studios use drones for filming

Loosening its rules against commercial drone use, the agency considers allowing several studios to fly unmanned aircrafts.

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Parrot Bebop Drone

CNET's Donald Bell shows off Parrot's compact, tablet-controlled Bebop Drone and uses a pair of virtual-reality goggles to see from a drone's point of view.

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