Startups like Volocopter are taking advantage of advances in electric battery technology, with newer models now having enough capacity to power short flights. Major industry players like Airbus and Boeing are also taking notice. Will we soon be seeing skies full of personal electric aircraft?
Bernhard Kowatsch, head of UN World Food Program's Innovation Accelerator was at global food summit in Munich. He says body is looking for disruptive start-ups that can help feed the next billion people on the planet.
The National People's Congress has passed a new law apparently aimed at decelerating the current trade conflict with the US. It includes an end to forced technology transfers and other disadvantages for foreign companies and investors in China. But the offers of reassurance haven't convinced everyone.
Once a balwark of press freedom, the US is struggling with its own media landscape as local papers are bought and closed, technology is used to limit freedom of expression and scores of journalists lose their jobs.