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In Estonia, robots make food deliveries

In Estonia, robots make food deliveries

February 22

TALLINN (ESTONIA) — A knee-high, black-and-white buggy rolls down a snowy pavement in Estonia’s capital Tallinn and, carefully avoiding pedestrians, stops obediently at the red...

Stop texting during mealtimes, pope tells youngsters

Stop texting during mealtimes, pope...

February 17

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis told youngsters Friday (Feb 17) to get off their phones during family meals, warning that the death of face-to-face conversations can have dire...

The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world

The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he...

February 17

NEW YORK — Mark Zuckerberg’s long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto, sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. Are we, he...

Last day to enrol in free coding classes sponsored by Google

Last day to enrol in free coding...

February 15

SINGAPORE — Parents benefitting from the Republic’s self-help groups or receiving financial aid from the Ministry of Education have one last day to sign their children up for...

Up, up and away: Passenger-carrying drone to fly in Dubai

Up, up and away: Passenger-carrying...

February 13

DUBAI — Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state in July.

Uber begins mapping Singapore roads in bid to improve services

Uber begins mapping Singapore roads...

February 13

SINGAPORE — Utilising cameras attached to some of its cars, ride-hailing app Uber on Monday (Feb 13) began collecting data on Singapore’s roads, in the hopes of improving...

Facebook adds tool for helping in times of crisis

Facebook adds tool for helping in...

February 08

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook on Wednesday (Feb 8) updated its Safety Check feature with a way for people to lend, or get, helping hands after disasters.

Online grocery retailer honestbee to launch food delivery service

Online grocery retailer honestbee to...

February 07

SINGAPORE — Online grocery retailer honestbee is entering the increasingly crowded food delivery business, with plans to cater to the Central Business District, Bukit Merah and...