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Stanford engineers build bird bots that can perch and grab objects

Stanford engineers build bird bots that can perch and grab objects

WASHINGTON: Inspired by how birds land and perch on branches, a team of engineers at Stanford University has built robotic graspers that can fit on drones, enabling them to catch objects and grip various surfaces.

2 Dec 2021 1
Cisco launches digitalisation programme

Cisco launches digitalisation programme

Cisco, a leading global tech company, is collaborating with the Thai government to accelerate digitalisation under the Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) programme by supporting technologies in relation to connected healthcare, smart city solutions, cybersecurity and 5G for enterprises.

2 Dec 2021

Twitter bans sharing of photos without consent

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter launched new rules Tuesday blocking users from sharing private images of other people without their consent, in a tightening of the network's policy just a day after it changed CEOs.

1 Dec 2021 11
Twitter bans sharing of photos without consent

Thailand buying B600m supercomputer

The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) is paying 600 million baht to buy the most efficient supercomputer in Southeast Asia, with the aim of boosting science and technology in line with the bio-, circular and green (BCG) economic model.

1 Dec 2021 31
Thailand buying B600m supercomputer
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Grab's Nasdaq debut blazes trail for regional peers

SINGAPORE: Grab, Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing and delivery firm, makes its market debut on Thursday after a record $40-billion merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in a listing that will set the tone for other regional offerings.

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Grab's Nasdaq debut blazes trail for regional peers
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Stanford engineers build bird bots that can perch and grab objects

WASHINGTON: Inspired by how birds land and perch on branches, a team of engineers at Stanford University has built robotic graspers that can fit on drones, enabling them to catch objects and grip various surfaces.

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Stanford engineers build bird bots that can perch and grab objects
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Cisco launches digitalisation programme

Cisco, a leading global tech company, is collaborating with the Thai government to accelerate digitalisation under the Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) programme by supporting technologies in relation to connected healthcare, smart city solutions, cybersecurity and 5G for enterprises.

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Cisco launches digitalisation programme
1 Dec 2021

Twitter bans sharing of photos without consent

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter launched new rules Tuesday blocking users from sharing private images of other people without their consent, in a tightening of the network's policy just a day after it changed CEOs.

1 Dec 2021 11
Twitter bans sharing of photos without consent
1 Dec 2021

Thailand buying B600m supercomputer

The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) is paying 600 million baht to buy the most efficient supercomputer in Southeast Asia, with the aim of boosting science and technology in line with the bio-, circular and green (BCG) economic model.

1 Dec 2021 30
Thailand buying B600m supercomputer
30 Nov 2021

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey quits company

WASHINGTON: Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced on Monday he was leaving the company, after steering the social network during the tumult of Donald Trump's presidency and surviving an activist investor's ouster bid in 2020.

30 Nov 2021 1
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey quits company
30 Nov 2021

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO

SAN FRANCISCO: Jack Dorsey, who stepped down as CEO of the social media giant Twitter Monday, is perhaps best known as the man who kicked former US president Donald Trump off the platform he used to court supporters and attack his critics.

30 Nov 2021 6
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO
26 Nov 2021

Pandemic a boon for computer sales

The ongoing pandemic is still driving demand for computers to support people working and studying from home while the recent weakening of the baht and supply shortage have pushed up the average price of computers by at least 10%, according to IT vendors.

26 Nov 2021 1
Pandemic a boon for computer sales
26 Nov 2021

Just that

The Just Dance franchise has had people moving and grooving for years, providing a means for gamers to work out by using video games similar to the now popular VR game Beat Saber. With a new Just Dance title being released annually, is it worth spending money on the latest one?

26 Nov 2021
Just that
26 Nov 2021

To the extreme

Video games that are based on extreme sports seem to be scarce these days, a far cry from the days of the PS2 when titles like SSX and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater were common. Ubisoft's Rider's Republic seeks to bring back the adrenaline-filled, death-defying tricks into the lives of gamers. Though there are a few things that could be improved, the game does a great job of making players addicted to the rush of racing downhill at high speeds and could hopefully be the first of many extreme sports titles in the coming years.

26 Nov 2021
To the extreme