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Facebook rocked by data breach scandal


Facebook shares plunged Monday as the social media giant was pounded by criticism at home and abroad over revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump's presidential campaign harvested and misused data on 50 million members.

Visual AI technology to shine in 2018, China leads in facial recognition

Endless queues and long waits at the ticket inspection desks at China's major train stations were signature of the Spring Festival travel rush before this year. Every year, as the ...

China's growth bolsters analytics industry, though penetration still lags behind

China's big data industry has been growing fast in recent years, a response to the country's strong economic development stimulus, though the penetration of data usage in domestic companies still ...


Flowers on the Moon? China's Chang'e-4 to launch lunar spring

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe is expected to do many things unprecedented in space history after its launch later this year, such as touching down softly on the far side of ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/12 13:49:45

China to boost integrated circuit, microelectronics industry

China will set up a network platform in Qingdao, a coastal city in east China's Shandong Province, to promote the development of microelectronics.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/11 16:55:33

Zhejiang to build 5,000 more charging poles for electric cars by 2020

East China's Zhejiang Province plans to install more than 5,000 new charging poles for electric cars by 2020, according to the State Grid Zhejiang Electric Power Company.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/10 16:59:58

China's electric carmaker NIO wins 2018 Red Dot Design Award's Top Accolade

China's electric vehicle company NIO was awarded Monday the 2018 Red Dot Design Award's top accolade for its vehicle charging system NIO Power Home.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/10 15:59:04

China-made brain pacemaker brings hope to Parkinson's patients

Nearly 10,000 Chinese patients have received deep brain stimulation surgery since the first China-made brain pacemaker was implanted in a patient's brain in November 2009.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/10 14:01:29

China develops lead-free luminescent material

Chinese scientists have synthesized a new lead-free light-emitting material of high commercial value and significance to the environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/10 8:08:30

Biological clock may control daily rhythms of aggression: study

A team of American scientists has demonstrated the internal biological clocks may regulate the aggressive behaviors of male mice, opening the door to potential opportunities for managing the evening-time agitation ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/10 8:08:08

Human brain continues producing nerve cells well into old age, study finds

Contrary to the notion that adults did not grow new neurons or nerve cells, researchers have found that in humans, the brain continues to create new neurons throughout the process ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/7 20:45:04

China's unmanned submersible to be upgraded after 50th dive

China's unmanned submersible Qianlong II has completed 50 dives since its commission, and will have a technology upgrade soon, scientists said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/7 19:56:57

Google expert suggests priority for data security right from design stage

Data security is a top priority that needs to be addressed right from the beginning, from the designing stage itself, a security expert at Google said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/7 19:06:09

A new class of antibiotics found to combat drug resistance: study

American and French researchers reported a new class of antibiotics from unconventional source and with distinct way of killing bacteria, suggesting the compound may be effective at treating drug-resistant or ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/7 8:36:37

Huawei launches OpenLab in Paris to help boost domestic companies' digital transformation

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has launched Paris OpenLab as part of its plan to create an open system offering innovative solutions to pave the way for digital transformation and promote ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/6 19:45:57

AI scientists worldwide boycott S. Korean university over autonomous weapons concerns

More than 50 artificial intelligence (AI) researchers around the globe have signed a letter to boycott a top South Korean university over its autonomous weapons project.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/6 15:53:30