SCI-TECH

China launches communication satellite for Algeria


China launched Algeria's first communication satellite, Alcomsat-1, into a preset orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan early Monday.

Luxury in the sky

Since its entry into service in October 2007, the Airbus 380 (A380) has won praise from passengers with its excellent cabin comfort and reliability.

Embedded AI to take off by year-end

One year ago, when artificial intelligence (AI) robotic AlphaGo rose to prominence after it unexpectedly defeated legendary player Lee Se-dol, tech giants and venture capitals were rushing to pump money ...


Five reasons why China is backing AI with billions of yuan

The Fourth World Internet Conference is taking place in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province, with artificial intelligence (AI) as one of the topics.
Source: CGTN | 2017/12/4 10:05:49

2018 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics awarded

The 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics was awarded to scientists Charles L. Bennett (John Hopkins University), Gary Hinshaw (University of British Columbia), Norman Jarosik (Princeton University), Lyman Page Jr. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 9:52:49

Better use of natural resources urged to advance human well-being

Better use of natural resources is likely to be effective in reducing pollution and advancing human well-being, says a new report released in Nairobi on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 9:47:21

Initiative on Belt and Road digital economy cooperation launched

China and six other countries along the Belt and Road launched an initiative to strengthen cooperation on digital economy during the ongoing Fourth World Internet Conference in Hangzhou, east China's ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 7:38:17

Senior CPC official meets foreign World Internet Conference guests

Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Wang Huning met with foreign guests attending the Fourth World Internet Conference on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 7:27:51

Global delegates laud Xi's messages to World Internet Conference

Innovation leaders and government representatives from around the world said the remarks by Chinese President Xi Jinping in a congratulatory letter to the Fourth World Internet Conference were of great ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 7:26:52

27 statues of ancient Egyptian lioness goddess unearthed in Luxor

An Egyptian-European archeological mission has discovered a collection of 27 statues of ancient Egyptian lioness goddess Sekhmet, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 7:26:12

Sinochem launches intelligent farming platform

The Sinochem Group has launched an intelligent agricultural platform in east China's Anhui Province, which the major producer of chemicals and fertilizer hopes will help make farming work easier.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/3 16:35:05

Chinese university head elected president of world engineering federation

Gong Ke, head of Tianjin-based Nankai University, has been elected president of the Paris-based World Federation of Engineering Organization (WFEO), the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/3 14:15:08

China launches land exploration satellite

China launched a land exploration satellite into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert at 12:11 p.m. Sunday Beijing Time.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/3 13:05:04

Top 2017 trends in China's Internet development

China's Internet technology has expanded by leaps and bounds in 2017. And with just one day until the fourth World Internet Conference opens in the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen, ...
Source: CGTN | 2017/12/3 9:06:51

AI, AR/VR creating entertainment industry of tomorrow

"With good data, everyone can know their audience," said Steven Wolfe Pereira, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Quantcast.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/3 7:39:01

NASA fires up Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

US space agency NASA said Friday that a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft, the only human-made object in interstellar space, have been successfully fired up after 37 ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/2 7:17:45