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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    ‘Brain’ on a microchip getting closer with TrueNorth breakthrough

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:19pm by MCT

    ... interlaced neurons relay information via "spikes" in activity. Like the brain, TrueNorth is event-driven. It conserves energy by doing only what is necessary to the task at the time, ... with 1 million programmable neurons and 256 million synapses. The TrueNorth chip is the size of a postage stamp and 1,000 times as energy efficient as a conventional chip, according to a study published ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569425/brain-microchip-getting-closer-truenorth-breakthrough
  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple ushers in age of the scratch-proof screen with launch of iPhone 6

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:19pm by GDN

    ... and camera lens on its phones, Apple has a US$578 million deal with manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies, which has built a plant powered by renewable energy in Mesa, Arizona. The iPhone 6 will make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576243/apple-ushers-age-scratch-proof-screen-launch-iphone-6
  3. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Beijing denies banning Apple products for government purchase

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 02:46pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... for them to qualify as state-sanctioned energy-saving products. Ten Apple products- including the iPad, the iPad Mini, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro- were omitted from a final government procurement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1569155/apple-products-never-government-list-beijing-says
  4. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Researchers work on new aluminium product

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Christy Choi

    ... developed by Hong Kong researchers, who say it could replace steel and cement in buildings. The composite of carbon and aluminium, known as fibre-reinforced aluminium, can also save energy ... on the heat-dissipating properties and flexibility of aluminium and the strength of carbon fibres. In a layered combination with gypsum, foam and other materials, it can generate 50 per cent energy savings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557667/researchers-work-new-aluminium-product
  5. News - China Insider - TECHNOLOGY

    Look familiar? Xiaomi reveals its newest answer to the iPhone- the Mi4

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 07:40pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Taiwan and Singapore. The company is focusing its energies on expanding into India, and also has plans to begin promotions in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1557224/look-familiar-xiaomi-reveals-its-newest-answer-iphone-mi4
  6. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Cashmere that cleans itself when left in daylight is developed by Hong Kong scientists

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com CityU team's cashmere uses sun to clean itself A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses energy from the sun. ... were gone," said Walid Daoud, assistant professor in City University's school of energy and environment and the lead researcher on the project. Daoud and other researchers have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547667/hong-kong-city-university-scientists-develop-self-cleaning-cashmere
  7. Business - Commodities - TECHNOLOGY

    China shoots itself in the foot by trying to corner rare-earth market

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:35am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... restrict rare-earth exports were viewed by some as a ruthless attempt to force more foreign companies to move onshore with their production of hi-tech products used in the defence, energy ... but Beijing is still appealing a World Trade Organisation ruling that its bans violated global trade rules. China says it just wants to cut pollution and conserve this precious resource; others say, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1523699/china-shot-itself-foot-trying-corner-rare-earth-market
  8. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong's 'hands off' regulations prompt growth in drone flying by amateurs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by DANNY LEE

    ... uses drones for surveys in challenging terrain, while the Observatory, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Housing Department are also considering using them. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548079/hong-kongs-hands-regulations-prompt-growth-drone-flying-amateurs
  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Wires as batteries to transform electronics to even smaller gadgets

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:25pm by Reuters

    ... in the way energy is stored could lead to smaller electronics, more luggage space in a hybrid car and eventually clothing that can recharge a cellphone, according to researchers at the University of Central Florida. Nanotechnology scientist Jayan Thomas said in an interview he believes he has discovered a way to store energy in a thin sheath around an ordinary lightweight copper electrical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1526857/wires-batteries-transform-electronics-even-smaller-gadgets
  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple said to be close to buying Dr Dre's Beats Electronics for US$3.2b

    Posted May 09th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters in San Francisco

    ... for the usually cash-conservative iPhone maker. Both companies are hashing out details and the envisioned deal could still fall through, one person told reporters on condition of anonymity because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508181/apple-said-be-close-buying-dr-dres-beats-electronics-us32b

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