SCI-TECH

In pics: autonomous electric air Taxi Cora


Photos released by Zephyr Airworks show autonomous electric air Taxi Cora that combines electric power, self-piloting software and vertical take-off. Kitty Hawk's Zephyr Airworks, the operator of Cora in New Zealand, is entering into an agreement with Air New Zealand-a partnership to one day bring the first ever air taxi service to the sky.

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 ...


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

China-made jetliner completes overwater demo flight


Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/26 13:53:25

China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No. 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/25 11:04:08

China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No. 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/25 8:31:25

Archaeologists find human sacrificial pit in Inner Mongolia

Archaeologists discovered bones of infants and adults at a ruins site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, which are believed to be remains of human sacrifices, local authorities said. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/24 15:51:33

AI can easily break text CAPTCHA: new research

A new study suggested that text-based CAPTCHAs, one of the most widely used website security mechanisms, are no longer safe when facing smarter artificial intelligence.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/24 10:11:01

Xiaomi opens first store in Croatia

Xiaomi opens first store in Croatia
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/23 10:31:13

China launches first low-Earth-orbit satellite

China launched its first low-Earth-orbit satellite at 7:51 am on Saturday at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China's Gansu Province, making substantial progress in the country's construction of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/22 13:25:21

Stanford AI-powered research locates nearly all solar panels across US

Scientists from US Stanford University can easily locate almost every solar panel installed across the United States by resorting to a deep-learning-powered tool that sorts more than 1 billion satellite ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/21 10:56:31

Critically endangered Sumatran tiger gives birth to 2 cubs in Indonesia

A nine-year-old Sumatran tiger, a species on the brink of extinction, has given birth to two cubs in a wildlife park in West Sumatra province of Indonesia, park official said ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/20 10:02:05