AirMap raises $26 million to manage air traffic as drone use surges

Lower airspace isn’t crowded with drones quite yet. But as drones become more pervasive, a startup called AirMap is building software and systems to help drone operators fly only where it’s safe a

Intel unveils a ready-to-fly drone, the Aero, to win over developers

At the Intel Developer Forum on Tuesday, Intel unveiled a new, hardware product — a ready-to-fly drone; specifically, a quadcopter, aimed at software developers rather than casual hobbyists or c

Drones Take The Runway At New York Fashion Week

As the lights dimmed at the Rebecca Minkoff runway show at New York Fashion Week on Friday, a drone hovered above the band in the center of the runway. The drone, a Yuneec Typhoon quadcopter with a

Chinese Drone Startup Yuneec Grabs $60M In Funding From Intel

A second Chinese drone startup has disclosed major funding this week. Intel announced it put $60 million into Shanghai-based Yuneec, just two days after rival EHANG publicized a $42 million Series B.

Flying Green: The Possibilities And Challenges Of Electric Aircraft

<img src=""> Airplanes release greenhouse emissions into the atmosphere and require enormous amounts of fuel to fly. A Boeing 747 can