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Snapchat Parent Company Scoops up California Drone Maker

Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, Spectacles and Bitmoji, has reportedly scooped up a Los Angeles-based drone company that was on the verge...

Airware Names a Number of New Executives

Airware, which provides end-to-end solutions that turn aerial drone data into actionable business intelligence for enterprises, has announced several new additions to its executive...

Infrared Camera Maker FLIR Appoints New CEO

FLIR Systems Inc. has named James (Jim) J. Cannon its new president and CEO, effective June 19. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement...

Global Maritime Group Sees Drones as ‘Natural Extension’ of Company

Wilhelmsen, a global maritime industry group founded in 1861, says it will soon be delivering essentials via drone for its ships service unit.Wilhelmsen Ships...
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Belgian UAS Software Company Arrives in New York

Unifly, a Belgium-based provider of an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) platform, has opened its first office in the U.S.The software company’s...

Former PrecisionHawk Exec Named Head of Boston Drone Insurance Company

Acend Inc., an insurance and technology company based in Boston, has appointed Christopher Dean, formerly co-founder and president of drone technology provider PrecisionHawk, CEO...
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Airbus Debuts Drone-Focused Aerial Imagery Business

Airbus has launched a new start-up dubbed Airbus Aerial. With bases in the U.S. and Europe, Airbus Aerial’s initial business will focus on developing...

New Execs Join Aerial Intelligence Company Kespry

Menlo Park, Calif.-based Kespry, an aerial intelligence platform provider, has expanded its executive team by hiring three technology industry veterans.Jitender Aswani, Jim Allison and...

U.K. Drone Consultancy Sets up Shop Near D.C.

U.K.-headquartered drone consultant Consortiq has opened up a new office in Annapolis, Md.Describing neighboring Washington, D.C., as a “central East Coast drone innovation hub,”...
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IBM Patents In-Flight Package Transfer During Drone Delivery

IBM inventors have been granted a patent for transferring packages between drones during flight, the tech company has announced.As described in U.S. Patent No....

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