Robotics

Drone swarms can now fly autonomously through thick forest

A swarm of 10 bright blue drones lifts off in a bamboo forest in China, then swerves its way between cluttered branches, bushes and over uneven ground as it autonomously navigates the best flight path through the woods.

Automotive

NTSB chair wants Tesla to limit where Autopilot can operate

The head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is calling on Tesla to act on recommendations to limit where its Autopilot driver-assist system can operate and to put a system in place to make sure drivers are paying ...

Internet

Oversight panel rebukes Facebook, will review VIP system

Facebook's oversight panel announced Thursday a probe of the company's system to reportedly exempt high-profile users from its own rules, accusing the embattled social media giant of a lack of transparency.

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