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TECH 27 Mar 2019 | 5:07 AM

US pushes Chinese owner of Grindr to divest the dating app: sources

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a US government national security panel raised concerns about its ownership, according to people familiar with the matter.

TECH 02 Apr 2019 | 9:45 AM

Daimler CEO: Boeing safety debate highlights challenge for autonomous tech

Daimler chief executive Dieter Zetsche on April 2 said the debate surrounding the safety of Boeing's aircraft shows how hard it can be to win public acceptance for autonomous cars technology.

TECH 03 Apr 2019 | 11:43 AM

GM, Ford and Toyota join to advance self-driving testing, standards

Three major automakers said on April 3 they were forming a consortium to help draw up safety standards for self-driving cars that could eventually help create regulations in the United States.

TECH 05 Apr 2019 | 2:00 AM

GPS has its own 19-year cicada problem

Most people of a certain age remember the Y2K problem that worried digitalists worldwide when we transitioned from 1999 to 2000 on the night of Dec 31, 1999. What would happen to computers and systems when the last two digits on the date went from 99 to 00?

TECH 05 Apr 2019 | 5:36 AM

Pilotless air taxi takes off in Vienna demonstration flight

As carmakers push ahead with self-driving vehicles, an Austrian aerospace company and its Chinese partner showed off their pilot-less "flying taxi" for the first time in Europe on April 4.

TECH 10 Apr 2019 | 9:24 AM

FAA to award first drone airline licence in the next month: official

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to award the first licence to operate a drone airline in the next month, an official at the regulator said on April 10.

TECH 23 Apr 2019 | 1:47 PM

Amazon sets own lobbying record as it vies for Pentagon cloud

Amazon.com Inc topped its own previous record on lobbying in the first quarter as it came closer to winning a controversial US$10bil (RM41.31bil) Pentagon cloud contract and outspent Alphabet Inc’s Google for the first time in more than a decade.

TECH 24 Apr 2019 | 9:33 AM

Google-linked firm wins US approval for drone deliveries

Wing Aviation, a firm owned by Google parent Alphabet, became the first drone operator to be certified as an airline by US authorities, allowing it to begin commercial deliveries in the country.

TECH 25 Apr 2019 | 9:05 AM

SoftBank unit invests US$125mil in Google’s Loon balloons

One of the most improbable ideas from Google’s eccentric co-founders – using high-altitude balloons to provide Internet connections – is getting a boost from another unconventional technology mogul.

TECH 06 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

High-tech drone developed to transport organs

'The New York Times' reported on the first successful organ transplant delivery made by drone in Maryland.