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  1. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Hi-tech building bandage promises to hold homes together in quakes

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:15am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... if you wrap them all up," he said. The cost of reinforcing houses with the polymer could also exceed the price of building new, safer ones, he said. "More scientific research ...

  2. 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

    ... is not on the list of materials restricted by the US, according to Tommy Siu Yuk-yinn, senior research and development manager with TAL, a major clothing manufacturer in Hong Kong that supplies the US ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    US regulators approve sale of robotic legs that help paralysed people walk

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 09:55pm by BLOOM

    ... and a backpack that contains the computer and power supply. ReWalk weighs 21kg, only 2.3kg of which users feel from the backpack, according to Argo, based in Marlborough, Massachusetts. The personal ...

  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong data centre investments pick up after Google's abandoned project

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:07am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... this month a new site in Kwai Chung for an undisclosed amount. A data centre is a secure, temperature-controlled facility built and equipped to house large-capacity server computers and enterprise ...

  6. 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

    ... Cathy Holcombe Green-tech firms are trying to produce batteries that do not need raw materials in short supply China's rare-earth grab may end up backfiring Apparently, somewhere ... "dual carbon" technology is based on cotton fibre- the material Thomas Edison used to make carbon fibres in his light bulbs. A limited supply of the raw materials used in electric-car ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Inside Bloodhound SSC, the car aiming to crack the 1,000mph mark

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by The Guardian

    ... a comforting-looking analogue stopwatch and speedometer. There are also chunky back-up levers to activate the parachutes that help stop the car and to cut off the fuel supply to the jet engine. The cockpit ...

  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Russia's MegaFon signs US$600m equipment order with Huawei

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:02am by BLOOM

    ... "They are leading in the number of signed contracts with operators. The Russian market is very competitive in equipment prices, unlike the US where supplies of Chinese equipment ...

  9. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Huawei to hire 5,500 more workers in Europe

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:25pm by BLOOM

    ... and Milan-based Sirti to supply equipment and infrastructure services as it spends €1 billion (HK$10.5 billion) over five years to build a high-speed mobile network. Huawei is strengthening its business ...

  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Financial tech start-up programme to burnish Hong Kong's innovation credentials

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:43am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Applications must be submitted by July 31. The entrepreneurs who make the cut will be provided with work space at Cyberport and housing via online lodging deals provider Airbnb. For 12 weeks, senior ...




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