ALONG a quiet residential street on the outer edges of Beijing, a yellow and black cube about the size of a small washing machine trundles leisurely to its destination.

COMMERCIAL drones may soon deliver medical supplies to hospitals or packages to homes, and people living in the same neighbourhood may carpool on-demand using an app.

[BEIJING] The day after Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc’s mid-year sale, a company drone took off from a playground in the city of Xi’an to deliver one of the orders in a football-sized box to a...

INTEL Corp drones played starring roles at the 2018 Winter Olympics, the music and arts festival Coachella and danced above the Bellagio Hotel's fountains in Las Vegas...

MILLIONS of sterile mosquitoes will be released from drones over parts of Brazil to combat the Zika virus, after successful field tests were hailed as a "breakthrough" by the United Nations...

[BOGOTA] Millions of sterile mosquitoes will be released from drones over parts of Brazil to combat the Zika virus, after successful field tests were hailed as a "breakthrough" by the...

[WASHINGTON] The United States dropped some restrictions Thursday on sales of its advanced drones in order to reinforce the armies of its allies and compete with China on the world arms market.

CHINA'S SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest maker of drones for consumers, is in talks with investors for at least US$500 million in funding ahead of a planned stock market debut...

COMMENTARY

HITCHING a ride with DJI could be risky for investors. The world's top maker of unmanned aircraft for hobbyists is raising up to US$800 million at a US$15 billion valuation ahead of a flotation...

THE world has now seen its first death by driverless car, in Tempe, Arizona, as a pedestrian was struck down by an Uber vehicle. This is a big news story, even though about 40,000 Americans die from...