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China moves firmly ahead with incentives to boost AI


From the central government to local authorities, China is firmly moving ahead to develop its artificial intelligence (AI) sector, as part of a major effort to push forward new technologies and upgrade the traditional manufacturing sector.

Falling off the bike proves painful for many investors

On the sidewalks of Shanghai and Beijing, once bright-yellow Ofo bicycles lie in varying states of disrepair - chains unhooked, wheels buckled and paint starting to fade - reflecting the ...

Facebook, Google tools reveal new political ad tactics

Public databases that shine a light on online political ads – launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday's US elections – offer the public the first broad view of how ...


Russia ready to help US if tests of new manned spacecraft delayed: Roscosmos

Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos is ready to assist the United States if Washington's tests of new manned spacecraft are delayed, Roscosmos's chief said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 19:52:17

Russian Scientists Develop Unique Material for Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors

Materials science specialists from the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS), have developed a unique three-layer steel-vanadium-steel material that can withstand temperatures of up to 700 degrees ...
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/3/19 18:11:34

China's research ship departs for 54th ocean expedition in Pacific

China launched its 54th ocean expedition on Monday to conduct research on the oceanic resources and environment in the Pacific, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 10:25:38

Symposium held in San Francisco to explore application of Chinese medicine overseas

An international symposium was held Sunday to focus on the latest developments in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and explore ways to expand its application outside China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/18 20:19:35

China posts rising power generation

China's power generation rose 2.9 percent year on year to hit 1.09 trillion kwh in the first two months of the year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 15:57:18

China's online advertising market expands fast

China's internet advertising market expanded to the size of 371.7 billion yuan (about 55.48 billion US dollars) last year, up 25.7 percent year on year, according to the latest statistical ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 12:46:29

US, Chinese experts discuss opportunities, challenges in smart energy application

A group of US and Chinese scholars and experts met Saturday in Silicon Valley to discuss opportunities and challenges in smart energy application and building smart villages in the United ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 7:49:01

China completes world's first remote cooperative surgery using 5G

Doctors in Beijing and Shenzhen, about 2,000 kilometers apart, cooperated in a surgical operation using 5G technology, the first multi-center remote cooperative surgery in the world, according to domestic media ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/14 12:49:23

China's space research finds microgravity promotes iPS cells regenerative potential

Research findings from China's Tianzhou-1 Space Mission have shown that the microgravity environment in space promotes heart cell differentiation of mice induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, providing new perspectives on ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 15:22:20

China's new manned submersible completes expedition mission

China's science ship Tansuo-1 loaded with the manned submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep Sea Warrior) returned to its home harbor in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, on Sunday, after finishing its ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 13:44:39

Interview: Chinese scientist urges international collaboration to combat climate impacts in Pan-Third Pole region

A Chinese scientist on Sunday called for stronger international collaboration in combating climate impacts in the Pan-Third Pole region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 8:53:39

China developing key technologies on heavy-lift rocket

China has made significant progress in the development of the key technologies of the heavy-lift carrier rocket, the Long March-9, which is expected to make its maiden flight around 2030. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/10 14:39:28

China launches new communication satellite

China Sunday sent a new communication satellite into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/10 7:37:32