Dubai in bid to become first city with flying taxis

The flying taxis are meant to fly without remote control guidance and with a maximum flight duration of 30 minutes.

SA learners put future education to the test

Aug 23, 2017

School children from local Curro schools and South Korea collaborate via video-streaming to build a 3D printer and drone.

Unconstrained by legacy

Mar 15, 2017

An incredible digital opportunity exists in Africa that will allow it to leapfrog the rest of the world.

'Drastic' increase in SA drone traffic

Feb 9, 2017

The SA Civil Aviation Authority has seen a large increase in drones and is concerned about regulation contravention.

Israel's 'flying car' drone moves closer to delivery

Jan 4, 2017

After 15 years of development, an Israeli tech firm is optimistic it will get its passenger carrying drone, the Cormorant, off the ground and into the market by 2020.

Consumer drone business stumbles

Nov 14, 2016

The fledgling drone industry changes as weak consumer demand and falling prices drive start-ups to shift their focus.

Drones take off in local mining industry

Jun 29, 2016

The mining industry has become the latest industry to embrace drones, which are used for mineral exploration and tracking stockpiles.

Passenger drone to be tested in Nevada

Jun 9, 2016

A human-carrying drone has been given the legal go-ahead for testing at Nevada's FAA UAS test site.

Environmental drone finds and destroys pests' nests

Jun 6, 2016

Drone Volt's Spray Hornet drone helps destroy the Asian hornets posing an ecological threat in France and other countries.

FAA to test drone-jamming in airports

Jun 3, 2016

The US Federal Aviation Authority will trial a system for sending targeted jamming rays to drones that pose a safety hazard.

Xiaomi gets into drone business

May 24, 2016

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer is set to launch its own drone this week.

eBay opens VR department store

May 20, 2016

We round up trends from around the world that turned our heads this week.