Teal drone set to blaze across the skies at 85mph in time for the holidays

 George Matus has been building drones since he was 11 years old. At 18, he has built the world’s fastest production drone, Teal. The 730 gram craft will be able to … Continue Reading →

Facebook wants to use fluorescence to make its laser drones work better

 A team of physicists and electrical engineers at Facebook published a new idea for using luminescence to improve signal detection in free-space optical communication today. Facebook, in a partnership with … Continue Reading →


A Fleet of M&M-Shooting Drones Is the Black-Footed Ferret’s Last Hope

Only 300 of the endangered ferret are left in the wild, and their survival depends on keeping the plague from chewing through their prey: prairie dogs. The post A Fleet … Continue Reading →

IBM demos an employee hack for gathering live video data via drone

IBM developer Andy Trice popped by the TechCrunch New York offices to demo a hack he’s been working on in his spare time, utilizing the company’s cloud computing platform and … Continue Reading →

Hover Camera is a personal drone for selfie lovers

 If you’re done with selfie sticks and are looking for what comes next in the narcissistic world of self-photography, look no further than Hover Camera, a new “personal” drone that … Continue Reading →

WowWee’s got a new coding robot and a dead-simple drone

 WowWee, the Hong Kong-based manufacturer behind that old RadioShack stalwart, RoboSapien, showed off a couple of promising high tech toys due out in the fall. COJI is one of the … Continue Reading →