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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

Stanford researchers create new AI-powered camera for faster image processing

Researchers from Stanford University have created a new artificial intelligence (AI) powered camera system capable of processing images in a faster, more efficient way, and holds a promising future for being applied to self-driving vehicles or security cameras.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 16:23:42

Chinese researchers develop world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics

Chinese researchers have developed the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics that are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes, offering broad potential applications in telecommunications, electronics and even space exploration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:40:08

Israeli AI device detects child drowning in swimming pools

An Israeli start-up has developed a device, based on artificial intelligence (AI) technology, that can detect the drowning of a child in a swimming pool, local media reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:08:46

Baidu Security DEF CON accelerates the construction of the Chinese geek community

Baidu Security's "DEF CON China HELLO, WORLD!" invited 200 people from tech companies, like Tencent, Alibaba and Huawei, to Las Vegas, US, on August 10. At the conference they reviewed how Chinese security geeks had fought for DEF CON and fared on the global stage.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/8/15 11:13:52