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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 ...


Chinese scientists design mercury absorbent to tackle pollution

Chinese scientists have developed a new composite that can effectively soak up mercury in wastewater.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/31 15:22:30

China develops autonomous mining vehicle for safer production

China has developed an autonomous mining vehicle that can operate 24 hours a day and be loaded and unloaded automatically, China Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/30 11:13:23

China unveils more details about Chang'e-5 probe

China unveils on Tuesday more details about the Chang'e-5 probe, which will undergo multiple flight phases before the mission is completed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/30 8:42:17

Roundup: China to send over 50 spacecraft into space via over 30 launches in 2019

China is going to send more than 50 spacecraft into space via over 30 launches this year, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/30 8:40:40

China to launch 10 BeiDou satellites in 2019

China will send 10 satellites to join the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) through seven separate launches this year, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/30 8:40:12

Scientists find why feathered dinosaurs in China cannot fly like birds

Chinese and American scientists found that Anchiornis, one of the earliest feathered dinosaurs, cannot fly like modern birds due to lacking of a kind of protein in its feathers.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/29 8:24:42

Chinese air carriers join hands in scale operation of ARJ21 jetliner

The ARJ21, China's first indigenously developed regional jetliner, will enter the scale operation phase in the joint hands of two domestic airliners, according to its developer the Commercial Aircraft Corp. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/27 9:47:27

Oldest piece of Earth found on moon

A rock sample collected by Apollo 14 astronauts in 1971 from the moon's surface might well be the oldest piece of the Earth, according to recent research.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 17:38:45

China's first baby born from transplanted womb

A woman who successfully received a womb donated from her mother after a uterus transplant in November 2015 gave birth to a healthy baby boy in northwest China's Shaanxi Province ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/24 10:17:16

Beijing to invest billions on building 5G network by 2022

Beijing's communication operators will spend more than 30 billion yuan (around 4.4 billion US dollars) on building a 5G network in the city by 2022, according to a 5G development ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 16:24:15

China publishes new advances in stratigraphy, timescale

Chinese scientists recently published a volume about the country's integrative stratigraphy and timescale, summing up the latest advances in the research area during the last two decades.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/22 16:49:30

Chinese university unveils open platform for AI knowledge computing

Tsinghua University on Monday unveiled THUKC, an open and free platform for knowledge computing, with aims to push forward China's basic theoretical research on Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/21 17:35:51

China launches two satellites for multispectral imaging

China launched two satellites for multispectral imaging on a Long March-11 rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 1:42 pm on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/21 17:35:00