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Drone maker DJI becomes first Chinese company to openly halt business with Russia and Ukraine

  • DJI, the world’s leading drone manufacturer, became the first Chinese company to openly cease operations in Russia and Ukraine in light of “current hostilities.”
  • In a statement on Tuesday, the Shenzhen-based firm said it is “internally reassessing compliance requirements in various jurisdictions,” leading to its decision to temporarily suspend business in both countries.
  • Ahead of the announcement, Ukrainian authorities accused the company of aiding Russia through its products.
  • Ride-sharing firm Didi was reportedly the first Chinese company to announce a Russian exit, but it backpedaled days later without explanation.

Global drone maker DJI has become the first Chinese company to openly cease operations in Russia and Ukraine, citing “current hostilities” as its reason for doing so.

In a statement posted on Tuesday, the Shenzhen-based firm said it is “internally reassessing compliance requirements in various jurisdictions” and would thus “temporarily suspend all business activities” in both countries.

Japanese Scientists Just Created a Flying Robot Dragon Drone Because Why Not?

We are now in that age of technology where everything is within our grasp, including bringing mythical creatures to life, like a flying dragon – or in this case, a flying robot dragon!

Scientists at the JSK Lab in the University of Tokyo recently developed a small and nimble aerial robot that can maneuver and fit into tight crevices. This new technology is called DRAGON, which stands for “Dual-rotor embedded multilink Robot with the Ability of multi-deGree-of-freedom aerial transformatiON,” according to its creators via IEEE Spectrum.

Self-Driving Flying Taxis Made in China to Start Carrying People in Dubai This Summer

The advent of the flying car is almost here and it’s being brought to us by a drone-maker in China.

For over a year, EHang has been working on an autonomous drone that can transport humans and it seems it is finally ready to take flight as a commercial taxi service in Dubai. First unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last January, the prototype EHang 184 has been dubbed the world’s first autonomous aerial vehicle.

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