Economic Watch: China's tech firms empower financial services with AI

China's technology companies have gradually transformed the country's financial sector by incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into their services.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/7 17:47:14

Latest light beam technology eyes 100-times-faster internet speeds: Aussie researchers

Advanced technology harnessing unique features of light beams could carry more data and process it more quickly, pointing to internet speeds that are 100 times faster than what connections now allow, according to a latest Australian-linked research.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/24 17:30:39

China launches national AI public service platform

A national public service platform of artificial intelligence (AI) resources has been launched in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, the Science and Technology Daily reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/22 21:29:17

Oracle OpenWorld 2018 conference to focus on Cloud, AI technologies

US leading software technology company Oracle Corporation (Oracle) said Sunday that more than 60,000 customers are expected to attend its annual tech conference OpenWorld 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/22 17:42:36

Feature: Global vision drives China's iris-recognition gains

Eyes are the windows of the soul. They are also a person's identity, so China is embracing the biometric technology of eye scanning, or iris-recognition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 16:19:30

HK's online banking push pits tech newcomers against old lenders

At least a dozen banks, fintechs and telecom firms are lining up to get a piece of Hong Kong's retail and small business banking market as the regulator prepares to award Hong Kong's first online-only banking licenses.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:15:40

Google ties up with Indian banks

Alphabet Inc's Google said that it is partnering with a handful of Indian banks to bring quick loans to the masses, as it aims to woo tens of millions of new internet users in the country to its digital payment services.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:15:39

Chinese scientists develop smart app to identify pests on crops

It is difficult for even veteran farmers to recognize every pest variety, making choosing the right pesticide to kill them difficult. But Chinese scientists have made the work as easy as using a smartphone to photo them.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 17:07:13

China's DJI releases Mavic 2 Pro drone in New York

Photo taken on Aug. 23, 2018 shows the newly-released DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone during the launching ceremony in New York, the United States. Chinese drone manufacturer DJI released its new Mavic drone lineup, the Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom, in New York on Thursday. Mavic 2 Pro has an integrated Hasselblad camera, and Mavic 2 Zoom is a foldable consumer drone with optical zoom capability.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 9:05:50

Researchers develop multi-purpose silicon chip for quantum information processing

An international team led by UK and Chinese researchers have demonstrated a new multi-functional quantum processor which can be used as a scientific tool to perform a wide array of quantum information experiments, according to a study released Monday by the University of Bristol.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/21 7:20:10