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B2C Europe and Parcer test drone delivery in Holland

Two Dutch companies employ IoT and an alphabet soup of other technologies that includes GPS and RFID to explore the use of drones for e-commerce package delivery across the Netherlands.

Delivery drones fly, but won’t spy

U.S. stakeholder come together to develop best practices for privacy, accountability, and transparency issues regarding commercial and private use of drones.

Drones launch into rural China on Singles’ Day

JD.com exploits the hype around Singles’ Day to announce expansion of its airborne capabilities with regular drone deliveries to more than 100 routes across mainland China by the first half of 2017.

JD.com releases drones to service China’s rural communities

Another day, another e-commerce provider launches drone delivery. This time around, it’s China’s other, even larger B2C online retailer, JD.COM that started use of drones for deliveries in China's Jiangsu Province.

New FAA rules let drones to take flight, within limits

New rules from the Federal Aviation Administration loosen restrictions on commercial use of drones but don’t go as far as allowing drone delivery services like those proposed by Amazon and Google.

Rakuten tees off its drone delivery service

Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce group, new drone delivery service will provide golfers with snacks, beverages and golf equipment while on playing a round on the golf course.


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