TECHNOLOGY

 

China and U.S. Show Off Warships in Pacific



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA June 22, 2016


A naval exercise involving China and the U.S has taken place, in a rare showing of solidarity and power in the North Pacific.  The two-hour drill took part in the east of the Mariana Trench, just off the coast of the Phillip...

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'Chinese Netflix' Enters US Market



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, SHOWBIZ, EAST MEETS WEST June 22, 2016


A Chinese company, often referred to as 'The Netflix of China', is set to enter the US market. Yahoo News has reported that LeEco could provide services to rival some of the biggest names in technology, including Apple and G...

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Interview: UK Space Agency on Tim Peake's Return



TECHNOLOGY, UK June 21, 2016


'The worst hangover ever'. That's what British astronaut Tim Peake describes as his current condition following returning to Earth after six months in Space.    He now faces three weeks of rehabilitation where he will ...

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Tesla Plans Shanghai Factory



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 21, 2016


Tesla Motors - one of the World's leading manufacturers of electric vehicles - is rumoured to be planning a manufacturing facility near Shanghai. Bloomberg reports that the firm has signed a tentative agreement with Jinqiao ...

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World's Fastest Computer Built in China



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , EDUCATION, EAST MEETS WEST June 21, 2016


A new survey's revealed that the World's fastest supercomputer has been built in China - using only locally-made components. The Sunway Taihu Light Machine has come top of the list of fastest computers at the International Superc...

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