Machines help turn trash into treasure

2013-05-23 02:25:35

The Beijing Subway's Line 10 will soon have "reverse vending machines", which will pay customers for their empty plastic bottles.

Cloud makes a world of difference

2013-05-23 02:18:36

Want to visit a fortune teller? There is a digital one at the ongoing 16th China Beijing International High-Tech Expo.

Capital offers electric cars

2013-05-23 02:18:36

All 15 electric cars in a pioneering rental project have been booked within three days of its Beijing launch, organizers said.

Chinese users will be able to preview Windows Azure

2013-05-22 20:46:54

Chinese users will be able to sign up and preview Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Windows Azure starting from June 6, Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp, said in Shanghai on Wednesday.

Voyage to Mars has its skeptics

2013-05-21 01:31:37

A businessman behind a one-way trip to Mars, which has received a flood of applicants from China, has dismissed accusations that the project is a scam.

UnionPay joins EMVCo

2013-05-20 21:04:21

UnionPay announced in Shanghai on May 20 that it has become the latest member of EMVCo, an international organization that deals with standardized integrated-circuit card specifications in a bid to develop a worldwide acceptance and issuance network.

Beidou set to spread its wings in region

2013-05-18 02:41:54

China's Beidou navigation system is set to increase its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, with Pakistan expected to become fourth overseas customer. China to invest big to support Beidou system

China to invest big to support Beidou system

2013-05-18 02:41:54

China is expected to invest 7 billion yuan ($1.13 billion) to support the development of industries related to the country's Beidou satellite navigation system before 2015.

China to increase input on the Arctic

2013-05-16 01:57:16

China pledged increased cooperation and contribution to peaceful and sustainable development in the Arctic as it was granted observer status by the Arctic Council.

Deep-sea vessel to have 5-year trial period

2013-05-15 20:03:00

The State Oceanic Administration said on Wednesday that the deep-sea submersible Jiaolong will enter commercial operation after a five-year trial operation.

Final test begins on lunar explorer

2013-05-15 17:37:10

The last major test on China's third lunar explorer, Chang'e-3, has begun, before it blasts off for the moon in the second half of this year.

Chinese new media sector more diverse

2013-05-15 15:25:53

China's new media sector has been maturing, with globalized industry leaders and vibrant smaller enterprises, according to a report published by the Xinhua News Agency on Wednesday.