China to establish first commercial rocket launch company: Scientist

2016-03-15 20:43:55

China will establish a commercial rocket development and launch company, a scientist with a state-owned space technology enterprise said Tuesday.

Baidu O2O app for food delivery is using AI, just like AlphaGo

2016-03-15 17:03:54

Internet giant Baidu claims the company has made great strides in artificial intelligence and is applying it to the company's O2O food delivery service.

HK researchers develop quick, cheap virus test

2016-03-14 19:06:17

Researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a rapid and cheap virus detection test, local media reported on Monday.

Domestic satellites providing 80 pct of China's satellite data

2016-03-10 23:21:49

Chinese satellites are now providing more than 80 percent of the satellite data used in the country, according to a senior official with responsibility for defense procurement policy.

Chengdu sets up innovation fund

2016-03-10 23:16:04

The Chengdu city government has established a 50 million yuan ($7.7 million) fund to reward winners of major research prizes to start their businesses in the capital of Sichuan province.

First electric airplane ready for mass production

2016-03-10 17:17:55

The country's first electric airplane is ready for mass production following the successful completion of low-temperature flight tests.

New engines to lift super-heavy rocket

2016-03-10 02:12:25

Chinese rocket engine designers have started to develop next-generation engines that will propel the nation's future super-heavy rocket, which is tentatively called Long March 9.

Exploiting earth-moon space: China's ambition after space station

2016-03-08 00:20:42

China will manage to exploit the space between earth and the moon for solar power and other resources after it builds a space station in 2020, Lt Gen. Zhang Yulin, said Monday.

Drone boasting AI unveiled in China

2016-03-07 22:02:46

DJI Technology, the world's largest consumer drone maker in terms of market share, has unveiled its new product equipped with artificial intelligence to Chinese users on Saturday.

NPC deputy, a chemist, publishes breakthrough for oil industry

2016-03-07 08:05:29

Bao Xinhe, a physical chemist from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a National People's Congress deputy, reported a revolutionary chemical processing method that could make the country's basic chemical materials more affordable and eco-friendly.

110 Long March rockets to be launched in 5 years: scientist

2016-03-03 10:17:41

A Chinese rocket scientist said Wednesday that 110 China-made Long March rockets will take to the skies over the next five years.

Internet users applaud govt cyberspace regulations

2016-03-03 09:53:06

More than 90 percent of Chinese netizens are aware of government moves to manage the Internet by rule of law, according to a survey released on Wednesday.