Drone Crashes on White House Grounds

WAHINGTON (CNN) — The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a “device” found on the White House grounds. It is being described as a small drone, according to a White House official. Emergency crews responded Monday morning. White House Spokesman Josh Earnest says early indications are that the device does not pose an on-going threat. President … Continue reading »

Farmers Use Technology and Drones

Dillon, SC (CNN) — Farming is becoming a job for older folks. It seems young adults aren’t drawn to the profession, but new technology hopes to change that. South Carolina is home to about 24,400 farms, according to the USDA. And as the average age of the average farmer grows older, many of those farmers … Continue reading »

Drone Research at OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Oregon State University to conduct research on unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones. Similar to remotely controlled aircrafts with a video camera, the small 30-40 pound devices are the source of much international debate. Are they an invasion of privacy? “Technology is good up … Continue reading »