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Amazon says FAA drone approval already obsolete

The approval federal aviation officials gave Amazon.com last week to test a specific drone design outdoors is already outdated, the company's top policy executive said Tuesday in written testimony to a Senate subcommittee.

dateMar 27, 2015 in Other
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Amazon says US too late on drone rules

Online giant Amazon told Congress on Tuesday the US government is lagging in implementing rules for commercial drones, making it hard to make plans for its quick delivery system by air.

dateMar 24, 2015 in Other
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US allows Amazon to test drones

US aviation officials announced Thursday they will allow online giant Amazon to carry out testing for its drone program which could be used for quick deliveries.

dateMar 19, 2015 in Other
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Rainforest protection akin to speed limit control

The destruction of the Brazilian rainforest has slowed significantly. With around 5000 square kilometers annually, the loss is now about 80% lower than in 2004. Led by the Center for Development Research (ZEF) at the Univer ...

dateApr 16, 2015 in Environment
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