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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 ...


China's major general aviation base covered by 5G network

The Shenyang general aviation industry base in Liaoning Province launched a 5G base station Tuesday, making it the first 5G-covered general aviation airport in northeast China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/20 9:21:35

Spotlight: American, Chinese scientists call for international collaboration in science research

American and Chinese scientists have called for international collaboration in science research at the ongoing annual meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to build more trust ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/18 9:10:45

NASA's lunar orbiter has its third, overhead look on China's Chang'e-4 probe

The United States space agency NASA said Friday that its lunar orbiter has observed the landing site of China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe for the third time, capturing a much sharper ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 9:34:07

China's icebreaker Xuelong leaves research base in Antarctica on way back home

China's research icebreaker Xuelong, with 126 crew members aboard on the 35th Antarctic research mission, on Thursday local time left the Zhongshan Station on its way back to China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 0:00:32

China's quantum communication satellite to extend working lifetime by two yrs: scientist

A Chinese researcher said China's satellite Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS) or Micius would work at least two more years beyond its two-year working lifetime and carry out more ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 15:06:11

China's polar drilling equipment obtains Antarctic subglacial bedrock core sample

China's self-developed polar drilling equipment has recently drilled through a 200-meter-thick Antarctic ice sheet, and obtained samples of continuous ice core and subglacial bedrock core.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 13:46:41

Sleep could help fight against infection: study

Sleep could enhance the target ability of immune cells inside human body to help fight off infection, a recent study said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/14 16:50:26

Chinese aircraft completes aerial exploration mission above in Antarctica

China's first fixed-wing aircraft for polar flight Snow Eagle 601 has completed its mission to explore key areas above the East Antarctica Ice Sheet, during China's 35th scientific expedition to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/14 9:43:05

China's C919 jetliner to speed up test flights in 2019

China's C919 large passenger aircraft project will see an overall accelerative test flight phase with the test fleet reaching six in 2019, according to its developer on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/14 9:37:54

Chinese scientists develop smog-filtering "window"

Chinese scientists have created a new type of smart window screen to capture smog, lowering the density of harmful fine particulate matter PM 2.5 indoors to a safe level within ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/14 9:30:54

US to extend use of Russian spacecraft for ISS mission until April 2020 : report

The United States will extend the use of Russia's Soyuz spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and ensure their return to the Earth until April 2020, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/13 14:26:27

China's Chang'e-4 probe switches back to dormant mode

The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have been switched to dormant mode for the lunar night after working stably during China's Spring Festival, according to China's Lunar ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/13 14:24:32

China builds world's largest clean coal power generation system

China has established the world's largest clean coal power generation system, setting a new milestone in cutting emissions and saving energy, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/13 9:22:20