South Africa needs to increase its R&D budget, says Deputy President

South Africa needs to increase its R&D budget, says Deputy President

The South African government has recognised the need to increase the country’s research and development (R&D) budget. This was stated by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in Pretoria. He was opening the fifth CSIR Conference. He pointed out that Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor […]

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Robot manufacturer showcases drones at Cisco Live

Drone and robot developer CyPhy Works showcased its LVL1 drone at Cisco Live in San Diego, in the US, on Wednesday.  The drone was also launched on crowdfunding website Kickstarter and fulfilled technology giant Cisco’s aim of connecting everything to the Internet, with the drone equipped with WiFi and global positioning system (GPS) capabilities. Cisco […]

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