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The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Building Package-Delivering Drones

Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

08/29/2014

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Gov. Perry & FAA Disagree About Requests To Fly Drones Over Border

A new disagreement has emerged between Governor Rick Perry and the Obama Administration about border security. It centers around the state’s use of unmanned aircraft or drones along the Texas-Mexico border.

08/13/2014

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Texas Search Group Says It Will Resume Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation said it will resume using drones in its work after a federal appeals court ruled on Friday that a warning the group received to stop using them didn’t have any legal consequences.

07/18/2014

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Amazon Asks For Permission To Fly Drones

Amazon is officially asking the FAA for permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver smaller and lighter packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.

07/11/2014

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Texas Search Group Sues FAA Over Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to set aside an order prohibiting the nonprofit organization from employing drones in its work.

04/21/2014

An unmanned surveillance drone.  (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Search Group, FAA, At Odds Over Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has run afoul of federal aviation authorities who are prohibiting the non-profit organization from employing drones in its work.

04/19/2014

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Entrepreneur’s Aerial Drone Business Takes Off

The aerospace industry rushes to receive approval to fly unmanned airplanes as one Texas man is already doing it.

01/17/2014

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Unmanned Aircraft Testing Being Performed In Texas

Just weeks after the federal government gave the green light, researchers have started test missions in Texas on unmanned aerial vehicles.

CBS 11–01/16/2014

An unmanned surveillance drone.  (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Drone Research Center Conducting Tests

The next big thing in American aviation sounds and looks like an oversized leaf blower with wings and a tail, has duct tape keeping some of its pieces in place and must be carried to a catapult that sends it into flight.

01/15/2014

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Technology Trends To Watch In 2014

The new year has arrived, and tech companies have already been looking ahead toward the next big innovations. Here are some of the tech trends to watch in 2014.

01/01/2014

An unmanned surveillance drone.  (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Name Texas Among Test Sites For Drone Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned aircraft into U.S. skies.

12/30/2013

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Drones Flying For Everyone From Military & Police To Home Inspectors

They’re already flying missions for the military and police. Though nowadays unmanned aerial vehicles are just as likely to be flown by your new next door neighbor, eager to move into their new home.

CBS 11–12/02/2013

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