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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Driverless cars to be on British roads in 6 months

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:34am by GDN

    ... economy and society." The Department for Transport will also kick off a review process of the laws governing road use, including the Highway Code and the Road Safety Act, to permit ... The Guardian in London Government announces review of road lawsand research fund to promote development Driverless cars to be on British roads in 6 months Britain is to encourage ...

  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Walking while texting a modern health hazard

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by WASHPOST

    ... A 14-year-old boy was injured when he walked off a six-foot-high bridge into a ditch while talking on his phone. A 23-year-old man was hit by a car while walking down the middle of a road talking on his ... to tick up in 2010. By 2012, pedestrians accounted for 14 per cent of US traffic fatalities, up from 11 per cent in 2007. Allan Williams, a transportation consultant to the governors' group ...

  3. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    China's latest earth observation satellite impressive in photo detail

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 02:16pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Addition to earth observation network allows scientists to see the country in greater detail New satellite offers sharper look down Photos taken by China's most sophisticated civilian observation satellite can identify a white line on a road, say space authorities- a measure of how far the programme has come although it still lags ...

  4. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Enduring appeal of immortality: Cryonics shows signs of life in China

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:13am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... with a group of people from China to establish a network of standby providers so that they can prepare our patients in China and have them transported to our facility for long term storage," he ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Ambitious plans to build a hi-tech future for Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Olga Wong

    ... to daily life, including helping elderly people live independently at home instead of going into institutions, producing advanced medical devices, and developing sustainable transport, which would ...

  6. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Toilet app made by Beijing government is bogged down by errors

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 05:33pm by Nectar Gan

    ... people downloaded the app. The app’s reach is specific as well – it covers about 8,300 public toilets within the capital’s 5th Ring Road. But the commission said not all the toilets nearby were ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Canada's hitchhiking robot puts human trust to the test

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... of the road. And it had to be resistant to chilly temperatures common during Canadian late-summer nights. The robot began its trip on July 27 in Canada's Atlantic port city of Halifax, after being ... to Toronto for a brief check-in with its creators before hitting the road again. It is ultimately headed for the country's westernmost city of Victoria- more than 6,000km from its starting ...

  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple-IBM alliance may hit a speed bump in China

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:22am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... a new class of about 100,000 "made-for-business apps" targeting worldwide opportunities in retail, healthcare, banking, travel and transport, telecommunications and insurance, among ...

  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Harley-Davidson generates a buzz with prototype electric motorcycle

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 09:02pm by Reuters

    ... who's road trip included a stretch that is known as "America's loneliest highway". "When we pulled into a small town, a shopkeeper brought up the electric Harley and said, 'What are you going to do when you're on a road like this, stop and plug the bike into a cow'?" Other riders see potential for the motorcycle, even if its range is limited. ...

  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    1964 New York World Fair visions of the future have some hits, and misses

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by AP

    ... for information? Sure, several times a day. Colonies on the moon and jet packs as everyday transport. Maybe not. The New York World's Fair of 1964 introduced 51 million visitors to a range ... on the moon as well as in Antarctica, huge underwater dwellings and a machine that used a laser to cut through rainforests, leaving behind paved roads. And don't forget the jet packs, ...




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