Drone captures amazing killer whale footage

Drones are often held up as a nightmarish foreshadowing of a dystopian future in which unmanned death planes can rain hell from the sky - but they can also be used for much nicer things too. Check out this astonishing footage of some killer whales. It was posted last month by Vancouver Aquarium, and shows…

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James O'MalleyDrone captures amazing killer whale footage
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Campaigners use a drone to protest Hyde Park charging for access to pitches

The London Charity Softball League has been running since 2003, and in its latest season has seen teams from 70 charities join in - but now the Royal Parks authorities, which manage Hyde Park want to start charging for access to pitches. In response, campaigners who oppose the move have been kicking up a fuss…

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James O'MalleyCampaigners use a drone to protest Hyde Park charging for access to pitches

WATCH: Nixie wearable drone is your own personal photographer

Just as wearables were starting to become the norm, and just as drones are on the verge of taking over - a futuristic combination of the two has appeared. Produced for the Intel Make It Wearable challenge, the quad-copter can be worn around the wrist, before being launched with a tap: It'll fly away from…

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Nixie wearable drone is your own personal photographer

Autonomous drone raises $200k over the weekend

An drone that can fly itself has raised over $200,000 in just a couple of days. The Hexo+ is designed to follow you around without needing to have someone hunched over a joystick. It sounds pretty clever. The idea is…

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James O'MalleyAutonomous drone raises $200k over the weekend