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Drone airport infrastructure investment in China

From Business Insider Tara Francis Chan

http://uk.businessinsider.com/chinese-online-retailer-is-building-200-drone-airports-rural-china-2017-12?r=US&IR=T

Chinese retailer JD.com is set to build upwards of 185 ‘drone airports’ throughout China’s more remote areas in order to deliver shipments quickly and efficiently.

 

Swarming drones to counter nuclear threat

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/12/06/south-korea-build-unit-swarming-drones-counter-nuclear-armed/

From Nicola Smith at the Telegraph

The alarming headline belies the truth in which, more than likely, the drones will actually be used for surveillance, spotting and guidance, rather than direct conflict.

However, war, or the threat of war, always pushes the boundaries of technology to it’s limits so anything is possible.

Zipline advancing humanitarian use of drones

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As reported by Leo Kellon on BBC Technology, Zipline are starting delivery testing for blood and medicines by their Zip drone in Tanzania.

A fantastic use of drone technology benefiting sick patients in hard to reach areas with quick response times for urgent medication.

Read the story here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-38450664