SCI-TECH

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 ...


Chang'e-4 lands on largest crater in solar system

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe has made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon. Experts believe that the precise landing will help prepare the country for its ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/3 17:53:49

China's Chang'e-4 probe makes historic landing on moon's far side

China's Chang'e-4 probe touched down on the far side of the moon Thursday, becoming the first spacecraft to make a soft-landing on the moon's uncharted side that is never visible ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/3 16:55:26

China, EU on path of expanding cooperation in outer space

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe was launched earlier this month, and it is expected to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon. During the mission, China has ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/31 9:29:12

Two solar power bases launched in northwestern China

Two solar power bases in northwest China's Qinghai Province, with a total installed power generating capacity of 1 GW, were launched and connected to the grid Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 12:10:51

China's Chang'e-4 probe changes orbit to prepare for moon-landing

China's Chang'e-4 probe entered a planned orbit Sunday morning to prepare for the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 11:38:36

China launches six Yunhai-2 satellites for atmospheric environment research

China successfully sent six atmospheric environment research satellites and a test communication satellite into orbit Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/29 22:05:15

New technology moves "solar windows" closer to reality

Chinese scientists said they have come up with a more efficient luminescent solar concentrator (LSC), which can be applied on "solar windows" to turn sunlight into electricity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 9:44:13

Space travel becomes the new frontier in animal preservation

China launched a carrier rocket this week containing genes from near-extinct animals in an attempt to preserve endangered wildlife.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/28 0:36:57

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 ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/12/27 23:03:39

China's State Grid woos social capital in UHV programs

State Grid Corporation of China, the largest electricity utility company in the world, said it would actively solicit social capital in ultra-high-voltage (UHV) power transmission projects, China Daily reported Thursday. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/27 14:58:01

China's underwater glider sets new record

Haiyan, a Chinese underwater glider, has set a new endurance record after working for 141 days and sailing 3,619.6 km in the South China Sea, said the developer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/27 11:30:35

First Iranian surgeon robot showcased in 'Made in Iran' exhibition

Sina Surgery Robotic System (Flex model) was unveiled on Tuesday for the first time in the venue of Tehran's permanent International exhibitions.
Source: IRNA | 2018/12/26 19:20:23