How to keep airspace technology in the hands of the public

L3 Technologies, a global provider of cloud computing and smart energy services, said Tuesday it had acquired AirSpace Technologies, an online provider of energy-efficient air and water service.The deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter, is expected be worth $6 billion.L3 said it will partner with AirSpace to offer “high-speed and reliable […]

When will we see the first drones for remote control?

An aerial view of a drone that can be remotely controlled by a pilot.Credit: iStockphoto.A new class of drones that can fly autonomously over land and sea without human help could revolutionize our lives and even the future of warfare.The technology is being developed by aerospace giant Boeing, which has been developing drones for years, […]