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Gps Loss Kicked Off Fatal Drone Crash

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Georgia Tech Research Institute researchers examine analytics data from their new Titan malware intelligence system. From left: research scientists Andrew Howard (seated), Christopher Smoak, and graduate research assistant George Macon.

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Hopes that a new breed of commercial drones can be easily integrated into civilian airspace have been dashed after it was revealed that the loss of the technology likely to make it all possible—automatic GPS navigation between waypoints—led to a fatal accident last week.

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