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India to become Drone Country

By : Sunil Rajguru

Government comes out with drone friendly policy; Infosys CEO summoned over Income Tax website & Linux turns 30. Samsung dethrones Intel (Ep-42, August 20) 2021—Year of the Indian Startup (Ep-41, August 13) Big blow to Mukesh Ambani (Ep-40, August 6)

Begun, the Drone Wars have

By : Sunil Rajguru

In a first, Terrorists used drones to attack Indian Air Force establishments in Jammu & Kashmir. Many experts had warned of such a possibility and India will really have to be on guard from hereon. The concept of UAVs (Unmanned

20 Startups receive approval from MoCA to experiment long range drone flights

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has allowed 20 entities to conduct Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) experimental flights of drones. Some prominent names include Swiggy, Spice Jet and Dunzo. The MoCA stated that they granted the preliminary permission to

Are we entering utopia or dystopia?

By : Sunil Rajguru

Amazon presents a new Echo range with a home drone, Paytm-Google Store woes and a Jio Android smartphone for 4K? A round up of tech news and analysis of the week… India dealing with millions & billions (Ep-11, September 11)

Government of Maharashtra, Zipline and SII Announce India’s First Autonomous Instant Drone Delivery Service

By : CIOL Bureau

The Government of Maharashtra and Zipline announced a partnership to use a logistics network of autonomous delivery drones to help transform emergency medicine and critical care in one of India’s most populous and dynamic states. The launch of this ground-breaking

Microsoft using drone images and AI to help farmers improve farm yields

INDIA: Microsoft and drone maker, DJI are partnering to help farmers quickly get the information related to soil moisture in their fields and any pest infestation, without the need to spend hours and days spent walking or driving on the

GoPro lays off nearly 300 employees from its drone division: Report

By : CIOL Writers

GoPro has decided to lay off 200-300 employees, mainly from its Karma drone division, according to a report from TechCrunch. The company has sent out a letter to these employees in which the company stated that they are restructuring “to better

Infosys invests an undisclosed amount in Indian drone startup ideaForge

By : CIOL Writers

Drone startup ideaForge, founded by three IIT Bombay graduates has secured an undisclosed amount of investment from India’s second largest software services firm Infosys. Though Infosys is yet to provide more details, the investment is subject to receipt of regulatory

Intel unveils ‘Shooting Star’ drone for night time light show

By : CIOL Writers

After announcing its first multirotor drone ‘Falcon 8+ System’, Intel has unveiled a quadcopter drone, the Shooting Star to redefine entertainment shows. The drone is designed to fly in unison with hundreds of other drones, all controlled by a single

Amazon partners with the UK to test drone delivery

By : CIOL Writers

British Government is providing much-needed support to Amazon’s ambitious project to use drones for delivery. With this new partnership, Britain gives the company a chance to test its drones the way it can’t do in the US. The company announced