UPS and CVS deliver prescription Meds by drone for the first time
According to UPS Flight Forward, this was the first-ever prescription delivery by drone in the U.S. The delivery occurred on Nov. 1 from a CVS pharmacy to a residence and finally to a retirement community in North Carolina.
Drone attacks set Saudi Aramco oil facilities ablaze
Fires broke out at the kingdom's largest oil-processing plant and another site following drone attacks. Online videos showed plumes of smoke, although the Saudi Interior Ministry said the fires had been "controlled."
US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off
President Trump had reportedly approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of a US drone. A decision to stand down was allegedly made after Trump met with Congressional leaders.
Boy, 13, hacks drone to show cyber threat
A 13-year-old boy successfully hacked a drone on Monday in a stunt aimed at showing how vulnerable web-connected devices are to attacks. Reuben Paul, who calls himself "Cyber Ninja", took control of the drone in front of an audience at a global cybersecurity conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
Australia drone rescue is world first
A drone was sent a kilometer out to sea to drop a flotation device for two teenagers who got caught in a riptide.
Defibrillator drones could save lives in hard-to-reach areas
Researchers have developed a drone with the capability of transporting and delivering an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) to rural areas in the first few minutes after cardiac arrest to facilitate early defibrillation.
Anti-collision tech helps planes, drones 'see and avoid'
The first app-based solution to help drone owners and general aviation (GA) pilots avoid collision has been launched in Switzerland.