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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 ...


India's communications satellite GSAT-6A suffers setback: local media

Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) communication satellite GSAT-6A has suffered a serious setback, local television news channel NDTV reported Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 13:57:38

Deep sea mining ship launched in east China

A Chinese shipbuilder launched a deep sea mining vessel in east China's Fujian Province on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 6:42:34

China launches high resolution earth observation satellites

China on Saturday launched three Gaofen-1 imaging satellites as part of the country's high-definition earth observation project.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/1 6:40:38

SpaceX launches 10 satellites for Iridium on used rocket

US private spaceflight company SpaceX launched 10 communications satellites into orbit for Iridium Communications on a used Falcon 9 rocket from California on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/31 7:18:58

China's astronaut training in final stages

Chinese astronauts have begun comprehensive space station training, marking the final step in China's human space project, specialist noted.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/30 23:08:41

2 astronauts complete 6-hour spacewalk outside Int'l Space Station: NASA

Two NASA astronauts performed a 6-hour spacewalk Thursday outside the International Space Station, according to the United States space agency NASA.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/30 9:28:48

China sends twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space

China on Friday sent twin satellites into space with a single carrier rocket, adding two more members for its domestic BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/30 8:31:25

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 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/29 22:27:15

China's Tiangong-1 space lab could reenter Earth as soon as Sunday: authorities

The re-entry of Tiangong-1, China's first space lab, could take place as soon as this Sunday, give or take a day, and will not cause any damage to the ground, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/29 21:48:42

Chinese scientists find molecular pathway in chronic pain

Chinese scientists have discovered a new molecular pathway that plays a critical role in the development of chronic pain, paving the way for new therapies for treating pain in cancer ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/29 8:37:34

Humans survived abrupt climate change 11,000 years ago

Prehistoric people who once inhabited in northern England survived a century-long drop in temperature about 11,000 years ago, according to a new study in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/28 15:00:41

NASA plans to enhance view on Earth's frozen regions

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will enhance the view of Earth's frozen regions with two new satellite missions and an array of field research in 2018, the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/28 12:34:20

Chinese scientists find key factor to main wastewater treatment technology

China has made rapid improvements in its sanitary services in recent years by building wastewater treatment plants. Yet its 4,000 sewage treatment plants could pose a risk of secondary contamination ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/27 21:32:01