UPS Partners with Wingcopter to Develop, Certify Drone Delivery Fleet

UPS' drone delivery venture is partnering with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop and certify new tiltrotor package delivery drones for a wide range of use cases in the United States and internationally. UPS Flight Forward, which earned th ...

5G Deployment Important for Urban Air Mobility, Defense Communications, Wind River Says

The deployment of 5G networks to enable rapid, high-bandwidth communications will be important for urban air mobility and defense, according to a new Wind River report, Solving 5G's ...

Ligado Receives $100M in New Investments 

Ligado Networks has received more than $100 million in new investments for its work to build 5G Internet of Things (IoT) networks, the company ...

After 5G NGSO Broadband Failures – What Next for Investors?

In our recent column, we proposed a golden triangle of competitive differentiation in the satcom industry, comprising advantageous configurations of ...

First Flight of MagniX eCaravan Showcases Maturity of Electric Aviation

Though SpaceX was forced to scrub its historic launch this past Wednesday – the first transport of humans to space from American soil since ...

Trump Administration Seeks Comments On 5G Security Implementation Plan

A presidential advisory board on Thursday began seeking public comments for a plan to implement the new national strategy for securing the ...

No Clear Answers on How to Effectively Detect, Mitigate Drone Threats

Successful defense against drone threats in commercial and military environments will require solving numerous challenges, according to experts ...

The POWER Interview: How Modern Control System Technology Is Changing Power Plant Operation

Distributed control systems (DCSs) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been commonplace in power plants for decades, but the technology ...

EASA Releases Next Piece of Regulatory Guidance for Electric Air Taxis

Following the publication of a Special Condition for hybrid-electric and electric VTOL aircraft last year, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency ( ...
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House Members Ask Congressional Leadership To Boost Support For State And Local IT

A bipartisan contingent of House members last week sent a letter to congressional leaders requesting their support for funding in future COVID-19 relief legislation for state and local ...

Hypergiant Releases AI-Powered Satellite Mission Management Platform

Texas-based AI startup Hypergiant Industries has officially launched a software platform that supports autonomous satellite operations for commercial ...

Archer Aviation Officially Enters the Electric Air Taxi Race

Another well-capitalized startup has officially entered the passenger air taxi arena. Archer Aviation, previously reported as a stealth company ...


NIST Initiates Building Block Effort With Private Sector On 5G Cyber Security

An arm of the Department of Commerce on Wednesday began an outreach effort to industry aimed at building cyber security into the emerging ...

ATIS Urges U.S. Government, Industry Collaboration on 6G Strategy

The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) has issued a call-to-action statement urging U.S. government agencies, academic ...

ABB to automate Lhyfe's first green hydrogen facility

Lhyfe, a French producer and supplier of green hydrogen, has chosen ABB (Zurich, Switzerland) to implement an automation solution at its first green ...

COVID-19 Spurs Digital Health Innovations

An unexpected consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic is that governments everywhere are having to rethink the role of digital technology in healthcare. ...

Total is exploring quantum algorithms to improve CO2 capture

Total S.A. (Paris, France) is stepping up its research into Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) technologies by signing a multi-year ...

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DHS Needs To Review Cyber Security Guidance For Chemical Facilities, GAO Says

It's been 10 years since the Department of Homeland Security updated cyber security standards under a program designed to strengthen compliance at the nation's high-risk chemical ...

In the Eye of the Storm: Greg Wyler Breaks Cover to Talk OneWeb

It is mid-April and late on a Sunday night. I am just about to go to bed, and I do that foolish thing that many of us do and check my work email one ...

FAA Targets 2021 for Launch of Drone Remote ID Service

The Federal Aviation Administration is planning to have remote ID service for drones – a foundational component of integrating unmanned ...

Johnson Backs Need For National Cyber Director But Wants Details

The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday threw his support behind a key recommendation of a cyber ...

Air Force May Spend 'Hundreds of Millions' on Electric Air Taxis By 2025

The Air Force may spend hundreds of millions on development and procurement of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft before 2025, ...

FBI, DHS Warn Of Chinese Cyber Hacking Against U.S. COVID-19 Research

China is using cyber means to target and compromise U.S. organizations involved in healthcare research related to countering the ongoing COVID-19 ...

Nuclear Reactor with 3D-Printed Core Slated for Operation in 2023

A first-of-its-kind nuclear reactor that will use a 3D-printed core, advanced materials, and integrated sensors and controls is on track for ...

Here's How Uber Is Designing Skyports for Future Air Taxis

Uber revealed some details about its approach to building ground infrastructure for urban air mobility – which it calls ‘Skyports' & ...