Busy Boeing clips wings before drone bill can fly

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The emperor has no clothes

The president expounds for many years how he has the “most transparent administration,” and then he hands us Fast and Furious, Benghazi and the drone memos. Full story

Rand Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll; Rubio Second

Libertarian standard-bearer Rand Paul won Saturday’s straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference, an early, if unreliable, preview of the 2016 presidential race. Sen. Paul, R-Ky., took 25 percent of the vote, edging out Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who got 23 percent. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum finished third with 8 percent, New Jersey ...

Houck: Dinner out shouldn't include TV dinner

More and more with the proliferation of huge televisions, eating out feels less like a dining experience and more like watching headlines in Times Square, writes columnist Jeff Houck. Full story

Domestic Drones on Patrol

Institutions prepare for a brave new world in which cheap remote-controlled airplanes will be ubiquitous in civilian air space. Full story

U.S. Drone Policy: Obama Seeking To Influence Global Guidelines

(Repeats with no change) By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, who vastly expanded U.S. drone strikes against terrorism suspects overseas under the cloak of secrecy, is now openly seeking to influence global guidelines for their use as China and other countries pursue their own drone programs. Full story

ESA launches drone app to crowdsource flight data

Help build autonomous spaceships of the future with your own quadcopters. Full story

US Government Seeks to Dictate Global Rules for Drone Warfare

As other countries race to build up drone warfare programs ending the ‘monopoly’ that the Obama administration has held over the highly controversial method of targeted killing, the US government is reportedly dictating how the international community will run their own covert and illegal drone operations. read more Full story

Will city let drone fly over Miami Beach?

It’s a first, even by Miami Beach standards: Producers of The Real Housewives of Miami want to use a drone to film aerials of the city. Full story

Researchers explore connecting the brain to machines

Behind a locked door in a white-walled basement in a research building in Tempe, Ariz., a monkey sits stone-still in a chair, eyes locked on a computer screen. From his head protrudes a bundle of wires; from his mouth, a plastic tube. As he stares, a picture of a green cursor on the black screen ...