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 ...


FarFarOut to Planet X? Astronomers Spot Most Distant Object in Solar System

As Dr Sheppard and his colleagues scrupulously scoured the night sky with some of the world's most powerful and wide-angled telescopes, their search netted the lion's share of the objects ...
Source: Sputnik | 2019/2/28 13:52:16

Chinese, Swiss scientists show how promising water-splitting catalyst works

Chinese and Swiss scientists have unraveled the secret why a catalyst they discovered could split water into hydrogen and oxygen to be used as a clean fuel.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 8:24:03

Nanorobots, monkey clones named among China's top 10 scientific advances

China's national science and technology authorities on Wednesday announced the top 10 scientific achievements made by the country's researchers in 2018, including such advancements as the first cloned monkeys and ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 22:18:40

Chinese scientists envision solar power station in space: report

Chinese scientists are exploring the possibility of setting up a space-based solar power station, which is expected to reduce pollution back on Earth and mitigate energy shortfalls, local media reported ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 10:58:24

Researchers say China's Zhongshan Station playing big role in exploring Antarctica

China's research base Zhongshan Station in Antarctica will play a bigger role in exploring, protecting and tapping the continent's potential, Chinese researchers said as the station celebrates its 30th anniversary ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 10:54:25

Chinese delegate calls for fair, transparent environment for global ICT industry

Chief Engineer of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Zhang Feng, on Tuesday called on countries worldwide to work together to maintain a fair, impartial and transparent environment for ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 9:53:11

China launches research on blood control target among diabetics patients

China on Sunday launched a five-year medical research program on the blood pressure control target for adults with type 2 diabetes to reduce cardiovascular and death risks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/25 17:54:22

Huawei launches foldable 5G smartphone Mate X

Chinese tech company Huawei on Sunday its their Mate X, a foldable 5G ready smartphone, at an event attended by around 3,000 people held on the eve of the 2019 ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/25 14:43:10

Scientists develop tougher fiber like rubber plus metal

American scientists engineered a tougher fiber as flexible as rubber bands but as strong as metal wires, which can be used in soft robotics or next generation textiles.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/23 9:59:13

World's biggest bee rediscovered in Indonesia

You might think it would be too big to miss - but it took scientists 38 years to rediscover the world's biggest bee, hiding out in the remote forests of ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/22 15:13:59

BeiDou Navigation System completed first outbound trip, eyeing promotion in global markets

Chinese cargo ship Rongda Changsha equipped with terminal products of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System arrived at Brunei recently after embarking from Luojing Port in Shanghai, marking the first successful application ...
Source: People's Daily Overseas New Media | 2019/2/21 16:46:07

New radar system installed at Chinese research base in Antarctica

Chinese researchers have installed and tested a fluorescence Doppler lidar system at a research base in Antarctica during a mission that was just concluded last week and are now heading ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/21 10:58:59

Shenzhen to pilot 5G commercial use in 2019

South China's technological powerhouse Shenzhen will launch pilot project for 5G commercial use in 2019, local authorities have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/20 9:23:54