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A family waves at the drone.

A photographer uses a drone to take portraits of families on their balconies during self-isolation, and he hopes the photos spread a little joy

After Adas Vasiliauskas' professional photography work dried up due to the coronavirus, he came up with a creative way to provide for his family.

A man used a drone to take his dog for a walk while he was in lockdown because of the coronavirus

A man in Cyprus had his drone take his dog for a walk while he was in lockdown during the coronavirus outbreak.

Elon Musk says the US’s F-35 stealth jet ‘would have no chance’ against a ‘drone fighter plane’

"Yeah, the fighter jet era has passed," Elon Musk said at an Air Force conference on Friday. "It's drones."
Drones pollinate pear blossoms at a pear farm in Cangzhou, Hebei province, China April 9, 2018.

China is using drones to scold people for going outside and not wearing masks amid the coronavirus outbreak

A video posted by a Chinese state-run paper shows drones hovering above rural and urban areas with a voice commanding them to don masks or go indoors.
Drones in the night sky (file photo — not the drones in question).

People in Colorado and Nebraska say they’ve seen mysterious swarms of giant drones in the sky. 19 organizations have said they’re not resp...

Large swarms of drones have been reported in six counties across Colorado and Nebraska, but no one knows where they're coming from.
The Skydio2 drone.

An ex-Googler who’s now an exec at drone-maker Skydio said he went from the phone to the drone industry because ‘phones have gotten kind o...

Tom Moss, the COO of Skydio, spent years in the smartphone business before moving to what he says is the next generation of cameras.
An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted drone aircraft performs aerial maneuvers over Creech Air Force Base, in Nevada, June 2015.

US Air Force drones in a new base in Niger are now locked and loaded against terrorist threats

Both US and Nigerien aircraft will use the base to launch armed and unarmed air assets against extremists operating in West and North Africa.
UPS is America's first nationwide drone company.

UPS beat out Amazon and Google to become America’s first nationwide drone airline

UPS will now be able to operate drones anywhere in the US — an industry first that could prove whether drones are financially feasible.
Chinese navy personnel perform at an event celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in Qingdao, China, April 22, 2019.

China just unveiled an underwater drone that could one day even the odds against the US and its top allies

China's HSU001 will primarily be a reconnaissance vehicle, but it gets its advantage from being useful on China's home turf.
Drone footage shows the hiding spot of Song Moujiang, 63, who was jailed for trafficking women and children and escaped in 2002.

A 63-year-old Chinese fugitive was found by a police drone after living in a remote hillside cave for 17 years

Song Moujiang, who escaped from prison in 2002, lived in the hillside cave for so long that his communication skills had become hindered, police said.