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Moon Welcomes Chinese Module Into Orbit

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jan, 2015 02:43 PM
by AlexMuller
China may be more than six decades behind the United States and Russia when it comes to space exploration, but even so, that won't stop them from trying to catch up.

Imax to develop luxury home cinemas for China's wealthy

Posted in Hardware on 5th Nov, 2013 01:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Imax, the cinema technology company specializing in immersive 3D screenings, is to offer home cinemas for China's wealthy elite.

Why China is fixated on the Moon

Posted in Science on 30th Nov, 2013 02:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Exotic materials including helium-3 and the potential for solar power could prove invaluable for humankind.

China sending rover to the moon this weekend

Posted in Business on 1st Dec, 2013 12:19 AM
by AlexMuller
China is set to become the third Earth nation to successfully land an object on the surface of the Moon later this weekend.

China successfully lands spacecraft on Moon

Posted in Science on 15th Dec, 2013 02:00 AM
by AlexMuller
China, whose lunar ambitions have only expanded in the last few years, has finally joined the United States and Russia in successfully landing a spacecraft on the Moon.

'Remarkable' rocks within reach of Jade Rabbit rover

Posted in Science on 17th Dec, 2013 04:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Some of the youngest lava flows on the Moon are within reach of China's Jade Rabbit rover, says a leading US lunar scientist.

Could China Make claims to the Moon that could trigger a new space race?

Posted in Business on 19th Dec, 2013 01:01 AM
by AlexMuller
Glenn Harlan Reynolds wrote in USA Today that he hopes China makes territorial claims to the moon to start a gold rush for space resources.

Shares in Apple rise after iPhone deal with China Mobile

Posted in Hardware on 24th Dec, 2013 03:47 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple has been looking to boost its sales in China, the world's largest smartphone market, but has struggled amid growing competition from rivals.

China's Yutu Moon rover pictured from orbit by Nasa satellite

Posted in Hardware on 31st Dec, 2013 10:34 PM
by AlexMuller
An American satellite has pictured the Chinese Yutu rover on the surface of the Moon.

China’s hardware explosion: All devices are getting smart

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2014 01:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Chinese hardware industry experienced viral growth in 2013.

Apple gears up for the iPhone 5S China Mobile launch with over 1 million phones

Posted in Business on 15th Jan, 2014 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
China Mobile is huge, the largest mobile network in the world, with more than 760 million customers.

China's Jade Rabbit rover explores Moon soil

Posted in Science on 17th Jan, 2014 01:30 AM
by AlexMuller
China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover has completed its first examination of the lunar soil, state media claim.

NASA calls for commercial partners on robotic lunar lander initiative

Posted in Science on 23rd Jan, 2014 11:56 PM
by AlexMuller
With China successfully landing a rover on the Moon, there’s been speculation as to whether a new space race between China and the United States will start soon.

China Moon rover Jade Rabbit in trouble

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jan, 2014 11:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The malfunctioning rover presents the first public mishap China's ambitious space programme has experienced in years.

Samsung's slumping sales suggest China is the next battlefield

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jan, 2014 04:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Now, the war is shifting to developing markets where more people are becoming smartphone and tablet owners for the first time.

China and the International Rush to Claim Antarctica

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2014 11:57 PM
by AlexMuller
The Antarctic Treaty will come up for review. China, the US, the UK, and other countries intend to be ready.

Google robotics team reportedly helping Foxconn with automated manufacturing

Posted in Business on 12th Feb, 2014 12:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Google’s robotics team is working with the Taiwanese contract manufacturer to accelerate automation efforts in its factories.

China's 'Jade Rabbit' lunar rover freezes to death on moon

Posted in Science on 13th Feb, 2014 04:25 AM
by AlexMuller
The lunar rover was supposed to enter hibernation for two Earth weeks (one lunar day), but it failed to fold up one of its solar panels and enter sleep mode.

Red star rising: China's ascent to space superpower

Posted in Science on 16th Feb, 2014 04:50 AM
by AlexMuller
China's new-found footing off-world is changing the rules of today's space race: find out how the rest of the world is rethinking its strategies

Apple is Hiring Engineers in Asia to Launch More Products, Faster

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Mar, 2014 11:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is "hiring hundreds of new engineers and supply-chain managers" across Asia in an attempt to "speed up product development and launch a wider range of devices."

Chinese Scientist Likens Smog Problem To "Nuclear Winter"

Posted in Science on 4th Mar, 2014 12:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Farms are in a "smog panic" as plants falter without sunlight.

China to make the longest undersea tunnel starting in 2015

Posted in Business on 6th Mar, 2014 10:44 PM
by AlexMuller
China is planning another engineering marvel: the world’s longest tunnel, built under the sea.

China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2014 01:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Computer modelling showed intensification of US-bound Pacific storms, driven by fine aerosols from coal power plants and traffic.

China set to become world’s largest robot market

Posted in Business on 5th May, 2014 12:45 AM
by AlexMuller
Robots are playing an increasingly important role in the manufacturing sector, especially after the severe labor shortage in eastern China.

China will be the world’s largest electric car market by 2019

Posted in Hardware on 30th May, 2014 07:44 PM
by AlexMuller
BMW has become the latest in a growing list of automakers to put its faith in the Chinese electric car market.

Israel and China sign $300M nanotech-computer science deal

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jun, 2014 12:21 AM
by AlexMuller
The Chinese are looking for partners in order to excel their innovation process.

China plans colliders that would dwarf CERN's LHC.

Posted in Science on 24th Jul, 2014 12:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Proposals for two accelerators could see country become collider capital of the world.

China Will Install More Solar This Year Than The U.S Ever Has

Posted in Hardware on 10th Aug, 2014 01:00 AM
by AlexMuller
China added 3.3 gigawatts of solar capacity in the first six months of the year ending June 30, marking a 100 percent increase over the same period last year.

Why 3 Google execs have left for Chinese companies in a year

Posted in Business on 16th Aug, 2014 12:40 AM
by AlexMuller
“I thought the best place to advance the AI mission is at Baidu.”

Tesla in deal to build 400 charging stations in China

Posted in Hardware on 1st Sep, 2014 07:47 PM
by AlexMuller
The Chinese market has become vital for many global automakers.

UN climate summit: China pledges emissions action

Posted in Science on 24th Sep, 2014 08:06 PM
by AlexMuller
China has pledged for the first time to take firm action on climate change, telling a UN summit that its emissions, the world's highest, would soon peak.

China Launches First Privately Funded Moon Mission Today

Posted in Science on 23rd Oct, 2014 07:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The main purpose is to try out tech that could get moon dirt and rocks to Earth.

US and China in 'historic' greenhouse gas emissions pledge

Posted in Science on 12th Nov, 2014 07:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Climate deal would require China to build 1000 Gigawatts of Nuclear or other zero emission energy by 2030.

China plans Mars mission For 2020, a new space race could be heating up

Posted in Hardware on 18th Nov, 2014 04:12 PM
by AlexMuller
Most people assume that if and when humans do land on Mars, it will be with a NASA logo on their arm. You might want to think again.

The Chinese scientific revolution aims to tackle climate change

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2014 10:04 PM
by AlexMuller
While in many parts of the world funding for basic research is decreasing, in China things are different. Funding is increasing in critical scientific areas.

China planning enormous new rocket for its space program

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jan, 2015 06:12 PM
by AlexMuller
The diameter of the Long March-9 should be 8 to 10 meters, and its weight at launch should be at least 3,000 metric tons.

Baidu welcomes China's military to join China Brain project on AI systems

Posted in Hardware on 9th Mar, 2015 08:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Chinese search giant Baidu, has proposed a state-level project on artificial intelligence (AI) systems called 'China Brain'.

China’s Yutu lunar rover found evidence of multiple volcanic floods

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2015 01:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Ground-penetrating radar identifies four distinct subsurface layers.

China to replace US as world's top consumer tech market in 2016

Posted in Hardware on 26th May, 2015 04:10 PM
by AlexMuller
China is expected to become the number one market for consumer tech, thanks to both strong local buying power and the rapid development of homegrown innovation.

China is utterly and totally dominating solar panels

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jun, 2015 12:24 AM
by AlexMuller
While China has long been a leader in making solar panels, it’s now become the largest market, by far, for solar panels.

China develops its plans to become the leader in space technology

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2015 11:38 PM
by AlexMuller
While NASA and private corporations such as SpaceX get much of the attention in the US, China is showing off its plans to become the leading space power.

In 2015 there are more than 7 billion mobile cellular subscriptions

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jul, 2015 10:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Globally, there are 3.2 billion people are using the Internet of which 2 billion are from developing countries.

China is building a massive solar plant in the Gobi desert

Posted in Business on 3rd Aug, 2015 07:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Construction has begun on China’s first large-scale commercial solar plant, designed to eventually supply electricity for approximately one million households.

Apple’s App Store Saw $1.7B in Billings And Broke Records In July

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2015 10:03 PM
by AlexMuller
The App Store today features over 1.5 million mobile applications and games available for download, and the growth in new app releases shows no signs of slowing down.

China passed 250M 4G users in July, more than double the subscribers in the U.S.

Posted in Hardware on 25th Aug, 2015 11:09 PM
by AlexMuller
If you throw 3G users into the mix, that number shoots up to a whopping 695 million users, with China’s total mobile user base now at 1.29 billion.

China wants to be the first to land on the Moon's far side

Posted in Science on 11th Sep, 2015 02:19 AM
by AlexMuller
Only three countries have ever landed spacecraft on the moon: the U.S., Russia, and, in 2013, China.

China successfully launches the new Long March 6 rocket and looks forward to next generation Long March 5 in 2016

Posted in Science on 20th Sep, 2015 09:54 PM
by AlexMuller
The rocket carried 20 micro-satellites into the space for tests.

China, US pledge $3 billion each to fight climate change

Posted in Science on 26th Sep, 2015 10:26 PM
by AlexMuller
China and US recognized the importance of climate finance to support low-carbon, climate-resilient development in developing countries, according to the statement.

The US now has a space hotline with China

Posted in Science on 23rd Nov, 2015 08:31 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s not the first space hotline to exist. In the past, the president has also used a direct link with Moscow to chat about space issues.

China Wants to Replace Millions of Workers with Robots

Posted in Business on 7th Dec, 2015 09:56 PM
by AlexMuller
China needs advanced robotics to help balance its economic, social, and technological ambitions with continued growth.

China to Increase Wind, Solar Power Capacity by 21 Percent in 2016

Posted in Business on 2nd Jan, 2016 05:18 PM
by AlexMuller
The nation is targeting at least 20 GW of new wind power installations and 15 GW of additional solar PV capacity.

China to land a probe on the moon’s far side in 2018

Posted in Science on 15th Jan, 2016 06:17 PM
by AlexMuller
Although spacecraft have seen the 'dark' side of the moon before, we’ve never landed there.

China is racing to make the 2020 launch window to Mars

Posted in Science on 23rd Feb, 2016 04:04 AM
by AlexMuller
NASA’s Mars 2020 mission may well have company along the way, with teams in China working urgently to ready their first independent mission to the Red Planet.

China to launch second space lab

Posted in Hardware on 28th Feb, 2016 12:47 PM
by AlexMuller
China's multi-billion-dollar space programme aims to put a permanent manned space station into service around 2022.

China is working on an incredible space telescope

Posted in Hardware on 12th Mar, 2016 08:17 PM
by AlexMuller
The space telescope would have a 2+ meter diameter lens with a field of view 300 times that of the Hubble, while maintaining the same level of image resolution.

China to launch Tiangong 2 laboratory this year and complete the space station by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 24th Mar, 2016 07:40 PM
by AlexMuller
China plans for 20 space missions this year including the testing of its most sophisticated rocket and the launch of a space habitat.

In Contrast to Tay, Microsoft's Chinese Chatbot, Xiaolce, Is Actually Pleasant

Posted in Online on 28th Mar, 2016 02:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Trolls turned Tay into a monster in less than a day, but China's Xiaolce is a therapeutic A.I.

Paris Treaty: 'Significant step' as US and China agree to sign

Posted in Science on 3rd Apr, 2016 11:04 AM
by AlexMuller
The US and China have issued a joint statement confirming that both countries will sign the Paris Climate Agreement next month.

China proposes $50tn global renewable energy network

Posted in Science on 4th Apr, 2016 12:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The company running China’s power grid is proposing a $50 trillion global electricity network to tackle pollution and climate change.

China plans to land rover on Mars by 2020

Posted in Science on 22nd Apr, 2016 05:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Formally announced in January, China's Mars voyage will attempt to recreate the success of the U.S. Viking 1 mission that landed a rover on the planet four decades ago.

Watch out SpaceX: China's space start up industry takes flight

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Apr, 2016 09:35 AM
by AlexMuller
A new generation of Chinese start ups are entering the space race, backed by universities and hedge funds.

Rise of the robots: 60,000 workers dropped from just one factory as China turns to artificial intelligence

Posted in Hardware on 24th May, 2016 12:25 PM
by AlexMuller
The manufacturing hub for the electronics industry, Kunshan, in Jiangsu province, is seeking a drastic reduction in labour costs.

China's Solar Prices Can Fall 38%, Become Competitive With Coal

Posted in Hardware on 25th May, 2016 10:00 PM
by AlexMuller
China surpassed Germany last year as the nation with the most installed solar-power capacity, in the process making renewable energy more competitive by driving down costs.

China plans to expand artificial intelligence products market to $15 billion

Posted in Software on 26th May, 2016 01:29 PM
by AlexMuller
China will speed up the development of its AI sector and create a market worth more than $15.26 billion over the next three years.

New rocket to revolutionize China's space program

Posted in Hardware on 18th Jun, 2016 02:45 AM
by AlexMuller
Long March 7’s maiden flight will not only test the rocket and next-generation human-rated spacecraft. It will also mark the first use of an island spaceport in the South China Sea.

China successfully launched new Long March 7, to be used to launch upgraded space stations

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jun, 2016 02:45 PM
by AlexMuller
The Long March 7 rocket is the second in a trio of new boosters China will use to launch and supply a space station.

Virtual reality heats up in China

Posted in Games on 4th Jul, 2016 02:54 PM
by AlexMuller
In the last six months alone, the Chinese VR market has seen a flurry of investments, partnerships and new ventures.

China to launch 'hack-proof' quantum satellite next month

Posted in Hardware on 7th Jul, 2016 06:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Technology is first step towards building unbreakable network of communications based on cutting-edge physics.

China targets 2030 for operational hybrid hypersonic spaceplane

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2016 06:14 PM
by AlexMuller
China claims it will master the spaceplane's technologies in the next three to five years, and a full-scale spaceplane would then enter service by 2030.

Chinese scientists study viability of manned radar station on the moon

Posted in Science on 22nd Aug, 2016 06:20 PM
by AlexMuller
The moon has been suggested to have numerous advantages over satellites or a space station as an earth observation platform.

China unveils its Mars 2020 probe and science goals

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2016 03:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The mission will be complex and ambitious, including an orbiter, lander and rover.

China is developing plans for a suborbital space plane for tourists

Posted in Hardware on 4th Oct, 2016 01:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Unlike the Shuttle or the X037B, the smaller version of China's space plane will carry all its fuel internally, and the concept seems to lack booster rockets.

China's private space industry prepares to compete with SpaceX and Blue Origin

Posted in Hardware on 8th Oct, 2016 05:21 AM
by AlexMuller
A new generation of Chinese commercial and tourist space endeavors are looking to compete as well.

China Has Overtaken the U.S. In AI Research

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2016 09:53 AM
by AlexMuller
Lagging behind in AI research could put the U.S. at a disadvantage if other countries get the opportunity to dictate how the technology is used.

China's Shenzhou 11 blasts off on space station mission

Posted in Science on 17th Oct, 2016 12:08 PM
by AlexMuller
China has launched two men into orbit in a project designed to develop its ability to explore space.

China successfully launched the new Long March 5 rocket

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2016 12:17 PM
by AlexMuller
The new Long March 5 rocket launched successfully on Thursday. The rocket could be used to support a Chinese space station and send an uncrewed mission to Mars.

China Wants to Build a $50 Trillion Global Wind & Solar Power Grid by 2050

Posted in Hardware on 21st Nov, 2016 12:12 PM
by AlexMuller
The company that is tasked with running China's power grid just proposed a $50 trillion global electricity network to tackle climate change.

Emdrive: China claims success with this 'reactionless' engine for space travel

Posted in Science on 22nd Dec, 2016 12:14 PM
by AlexMuller
It's a piece of space tech that sounds almost too good to be true.

Moon and Mars in China's five-year space plan

Posted in Science on 29th Dec, 2016 05:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Mars and the far side of the Moon are on the itinerary for China's National Space Administration (CNSA), according to a new white paper released this week.

In 2017, China Is Doubling Down on artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 19th Jan, 2017 06:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The country's Internet giants are focusing on AI research, and domestic venture capital funding is pouring into the field.

China developing rocket for manned missions to the moon

Posted in Hardware on 10th Mar, 2017 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
China is developing an advanced new rocket, expected to be able to be operable both in the lower orbit of Earth, as well as capable of landing humans on the moon.

China aims to Send People to the Moon by 2020

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2017 11:14 PM
by Alex Muller
China is working to develop a new spaceship that can both fly in low-Earth orbit and land on the moon.

China working on reusing rocket stages and will try to use parachutes and airbags to recover stages

Posted in Hardware on 24th Mar, 2017 07:07 PM
by Alex Muller
China is developing a rocket stage and engine recovery system.

China has successful Long March 7 launch and mission

Posted in Science on 25th Apr, 2017 08:58 AM
by Alex Muller
The 174-foot-tall (53-meter) kerosene-fueled launcher blasted off from the Wenchang space center.

China plans to reach Mars by 2020 and eventually build a moon base

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2017 07:40 PM
by Alex Muller
China has plans to orbit the moon, land people on it, and eventually settle a moon colony.

China claims breakthrough in mining 'flammable ice'

Posted in Science on 20th May, 2017 04:18 PM
by Alex Muller
China has for the first time extracted gas from an ice-like substance under the South China Sea considered key to future global energy supply.

China’s moon programme takes a hit due to Long March rocket failure

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2017 03:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Causes are still being investigated, but the second Long March mishap in two weeks was probably due more to bad luck than incompetence.

China Plans to Use AI to Gain Global Economic Dominance by 2030

Posted in Business on 22nd Jul, 2017 07:05 PM
by Alex Muller
The country’s government has announced a scheme to surpass Western nations and shape the future of AI.

China's supercomputer simulated the Universe with 10 trillion digital particles

Posted in Software on 31st Jul, 2017 04:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the world's most powerful and has a processing power of 93 petaflops.

Apple removes VPN services from App Store in China

Posted in Business on 1st Aug, 2017 05:29 PM
by Alex Muller
VPNs allow users to bypass China’s so-called 'Great Firewall' aimed at restricting access to overseas sites.

China to build first Mars simulation base

Posted in Science on 11th Aug, 2017 04:39 PM
by Alex Muller
China will establish the country's first Mars simulation base, in northwest China's Qinghai Province, the local government said Tuesday.

New energy to play a dominant role in China by 2030

Posted in Science on 18th Aug, 2017 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Clean energy and natural gas will replace coal as the primary energy source by 2030 and account for more than half of China's energy mix by around 2045.

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