Five country security summit calls for tech companies to prioritise public protection

Tech companies have been advised to prioritise the protection of their users and the wider public when designing services, the UK and international security partners have warned. In a meeting which focused on ‘emerging threats’, a theme which included drones as a category, senior ministers from the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States reaffirmed their commitment to work together with industry to tackle a range of security threats. Newly-appointed home secretary Priti Patel joined the other representatives at the 2-day summit, known as the Five Country Ministerial. In a statement released on the Government’s website, the Home
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Aethon Aerial Solutions acquires RME Geomatics

Aethon Aerial Solutions has acquired the assets, intellectual property and assumed various contracts previously held by RME Geomatics. Under the terms of the agreement, Aethon will hire the existing staff to operate as the Ottawa division of Aethon. The new division will focus on the operation of next generation UAV and helicopter based LiDAR camera systems, developed by Aethon, for power line, pipeline and corridor inspection markets in addition to the companies traditional engineering and survey activities Curtis Parks, general manager at RME Geomatics, commented: “By becoming a part of the Aethon team we will have access to a larger
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