TECHNOLOGY

 

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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Airbus to Assemble Helicopters in China



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST June 13, 2016


European aviation giant Airbus is set to assemble helicopters in China, the Wall Street Journal has reported. The announcement is linked to an order for 100 aircraft by a consortium of Chinese firms. Opening in 2018, the facitli...

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Unusual Smartphones Unveiled at Lenovo Conference



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA June 11, 2016


Chinese Tech Giant Lenovo hosted its second Tech World Conference yesterday, unveiling some pretty unusual smartphones. The Phab2Pro uses special cameras to scan its surroundings. Sensors allow it to make sense of objec...

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