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Gatwick drone chaos: Flights finally resume after airport’s 32-hour shutdown. Gatwick had been closed since 9 p.m. Wednesday local time — bar a brief reprieve of 45 minutes early Thursday — after drones were spotted near the airfield. The last drone sighting was more than 24 hours after the first, leaving hundreds of flights grounded.
A shape-shifting drone suggests the future of rescue missions. A new kind of drone has been designed to fold up its arms and squeeze into tight spots, potentially to scout around on rescue missions.
Uber’s self-driving cars return to public roads after fatal crash. Uber took its self-driving cars off the road last March, after a fatal accident, the caused by a vehicle in full autonomous mode. After that, Uber’s self-driving program of local police, lawmakers and federal investigators.
Top 5 Tech Policy Predictions for 2019. Technology and cybersecurity issues were hot topics this year, with more than a dozen high-profile data breaches disclosed by companies and several public congressional hearings with the chief executives of Facebook Inc., Google and Twitter Inc.