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Tencent revenues, profits surge in 2016

Chinese tech giant Tencent reported surging revenue and profit growth in 2016 thanks to robust online gaming and social networking business.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:35:16

Smartphone device could measure male infertility in seconds: study

US researchers said Wednesday they have developed a low-cost and easy-to-use smartphone device that can accurately measure semen quality in seconds.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:27:32

Computers may soon be like brains

Kwabena Boahen, a professor of bioengineering and of electrical engineering at Stanford University, has envisioned a new generation of computers to be brainlike, or neuromorphic, machines that are vastly more efficient than the conventional digital computers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 10:49:20

Stanford researchers create DIY robotics kit to handle liquid in lab

Researchers at Stanford University have created a set of liquid-handling robots by combining the Lego Mindstorms robotics kit available on the market with a cheap and easy-to-find plastic syringe.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 7:52:55

Chinese scientists use remote-sensing tech to digitize Great Wall

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) recently used remote-sensing equipment in their efforts to restore a vanished section of the Great Wall in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 17:18:39

CeBIT 2017 kicks off in Hanover, Germany

Photo taken on March 20, 2017 shows a view of the Intel booth during the CeBIT 2017 in Hanover, Germany. The world's leading trade fair showcasing IT and communications products and solutions CeBIT 2017 kicked off on Monday and will last until March 24. The show with the theme "d!conomy - no limits" this year attracted around 3,000 exhibitors from 70 countries and regions and is expected to attract some 200,000 visitors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/21 10:41:21

Nasdaq provides blockchain tech to new advertising exchange

Nasdaq Inc has provided blockchain technology to run a new exchange to trade guaranteed advertising contracts as more mainstream finance projects using the record-keeping software move into the real world.
Source: Reuters | 2017/3/17 20:33:39

TEPCO fails again to send robotic probe into crippled Fukushima reactor

The operator of Japan's disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Tuesday failed again to retrieve vital information by sending a robot into one of its reactors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/15 9:43:54

Stanford professor envisions brain-like computers

Kwabena Boahen, a professor of bioengineering and of electrical engineering at Stanford University, has envisioned a new generation of computers to be brain-like, or neuromorphic, machines that are vastly more efficient than the conventional digital computers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 8:42:54

Scientists make big progress towards building complex artificial life

Scientists have made significant progress towards building the first complex artificial life from scratch.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/10 7:44:34