The Army Will Help Uber Get Flying Taxis Off the Ground

The joint venture aims for quieter, more efficient propellers for stealth or urban flights.

Government Seeks Biometric Tech That Doesn’t Need People to Scan Fingerprints

New technology suggests automated machines might be the ones scanning your fingerprints from surfaces in the near future.

FAA Expands Instant-Approval Flight Plan Program for Drones

Once deployed, the system would authorize drone flights in minutes instead of months.

Homeland Security Wants Industry Input on Wearable Tech for First Responders

Wearables are great—but they can't get in the way when firefighters and paramedics do their jobs.

Homeland Security to Put First Responder Tech to the Test

Can commercial tech hold up in a mock disaster? The agency’s Science and Technology Directorate wants to find out.