Boeing’s Loyal Wingman drone puts weight on wheels for the first time

Boeing Australia's's Loyal Wingman combat drone has achieved two more development milestones by taking its weight on its wheels for the first time and having aircraft power switched on.

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Sprayable sensors make any surface interactive

Imagine touching the armrest of your sofa to change the channel on your television, or pressing against a lightbulb stencil on the wall to turn on your smart light – these functions and many more like them are now possible thanks to new research.

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Yamaha and Japan Airlines trial same-day seafood delivery by drone

While it's important to get fresh seafood from fishing boats to restaurants ASAP, using a full-size crewed aircraft to do so isn't always cost-effective. That's why Yamaha and Japan Airlines are now looking at using a drone for part of the journey.

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Stylish wristwatch has contactless payment tech sealed in crystal

Switch watch smart glass maker Winwatch has teamed up with mobile payments company MuchBetter for an analog wristwatch that can make contactless payments thanks to technology hidden in its sapphire crystal.

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WhatsApp’s new cap on forwarded messages will check fake news spread

WhatsApp once again limits the reach of message forwards. Asides the intention to relatively curb misinformation, it is particularly expected to forestall circulation of false news during this global pandemic

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NITDA to obtain exemption for essential services startups during lockdown

Following the proposals of the recently convened tech advisory committee on COVID-19, NITDA begins working on exemptions for startups offering essential services during the lockdown, but other cushioning policies needed.

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With Africave, smaller companies can access quality software engineering talent

Despite numerous players in Africa's software outsourcing space, hiring the best software talents can still be a drag. Founded in 2019, Africave is proposing itself to smaller companies as a better outsourcing alternative.

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How betrayal can ruin your business; the healing role of good workplace culture

There’s a strong correlation between workplace trust and business success. But with trust missing, productivity is adversely affected. Find out the role workplace culture plays in avoiding betrayal

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Sony reveals shapely new PlayStation 5 controller

The latest drip has dropped from Sony, as the company drip-feeds us details about the PlayStation 5. This time we’ve finally been treated to a look at the controller, and the design marks a surprising departure from the last four generations.

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