Apple blocks Siri's prostitute-finder function

2012-10-29 20:35:29

Apple Inc.'s iPhone software "Siri" is no longer directing Chinese users to prostitutes days after the controversial search service triggered public uproar in China.

Workshop aims to boost marine development

2012-10-29 19:34:52

A workshop aiming to deepen cross-border cooperation on marine sustainable development among developing countries opened in Beijing on Monday, organized by the State Oceanic Administration and Ministry of Commerce.

Towering high, powering Shanghai

2012-10-29 16:05:11

A crossing tower for an ultra high voltage cable transferring electricity from Anhui province to Shanghai at south side of the Yangtze River was completed on Oct 28.

Shenzhou X to blast off with 3 in 2013

2012-10-29 13:45:22

China's Shenzhou X spaceship will launch next year carrying three crew members into orbit, the country's space program has announced.

Alarm raised over Apple app

2012-10-29 01:40:32

Parents and lawyers on Sunday urged tech giant Apple to update its Siri service to include a feature that prevents young people from accessing "distasteful" information.

China opens its ear to sounds of the universe

2012-10-28 23:56:15

A radio telescope the size of eight basketball courts, was unveiled at Shanghai Astronomical Observatory on Sunday.

China unveils large radio telescope in Shanghai

2012-10-28 18:20:11

A massive radio telescope for use in space observation was unveiled Sunday at the foot of Sheshan Mountain in Shanghai.

China intelligent vehicle challenger to kick off

2012-10-28 14:00:35

The fourth Chinese intelligent vehicle challenger will kick off next Wednesday in Ongniod Banner of North China's Inner Mongolian autonomous region.

Intl awards for Chinese-language sci-fi

2012-10-28 10:12:11

Ten science fiction writers, publications and organizations won prizes at the third Xinyun (nebula) Awards on Saturday.

First hepatitis E vaccine hits market in China

2012-10-27 16:11:04

The world's first hepatitis E vaccine "Hecolin" is now available on the Chinese market, a pharmaceutical company confirmed on Saturday.

iPhone 5 on sale in China by December

2012-10-27 00:40:08

Apple Inc's latest handset, the iPhone 5, is expected to be on sale in China by December, according to a statement from Tim Cook in a report.

Foxconn to build LCD TV plant in Chongqing

2012-10-26 19:24:30

Foxconn Technology Group plans to set up a LCD TV plant in Chongqing with an annual production of 3 million TV sets, the First Financial Daily reported on Friday.