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  1. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Baidu's 'smart' chopsticks take stab at food safety

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 08:17pm by Adrian Wan, James Griffiths

    ... Adrian Wan in Beijing and James Griffiths Tech giant says prototype can warn diners if food made with 'gutter oil' Baidu takes stab at food safety with chopsticks They're thin, smart and possibly a weapon in the war for food quality control on the mainland. Search engine Baidu yesterday unveiled a prototype of a pair of smart chopsticks that the company said ...

  2. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo buoyed in hunt for new growth engines after PC milestone

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 10:14am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... expected," Lenovo chairman Yang Yuanqing said. But Yang pointed out that the company needed to evolve and "keep finding new growth engines", which he identified as the smart mobile devices ... and nimble," Yang said. "PC was the first growth engine that launched Lenovo as a global leader, and it remains our core business … we are prepared to ignite our second-stage rocket, and drive ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Out of juice? New battery technology could help smartphones last twice as long

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:14pm by Chris Luo

    ... batteries are capable of generating such a high energy density,” said Wang Jiulin, a deputy professor from the school of chemistry and chemical engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. “The ...

  4. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Inventors of 'air umbrella' seek funding (and it can protect against pepper spray too)

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 05:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... heavy and bulky. Wang then approached a few doctoral students specialising in thermal engineering at the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics who came up with two viable models ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's iOS 8 system stops it accessing users' data even if police get warrant

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:21pm by WASHPOST

    ... tied to the release of Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, is an engineering solution to a legal dilemma. Rather than comply with court orders, Apple has reworked its latest ... for a variety of reasons, including threats to their safety and employment. Campos and the drag queens say they plan another meeting with Facebook and hope the company will soften its policy, or plan ...

  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Tesla battery fire raises safety concerns about electric cars

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press Investors fret, experts calm as incident shows shield around battery needs strengthening Tesla fire raises concerns over electric cars' safety When debris on a North American freeway pierced the battery of a US$70,000-plus Tesla Model S and touched off a raging fire this week, it raised new safety concerns for electric-vehicle owners. It also caused rare ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Driverless cars to be on British roads in 6 months

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

    ... the development of driverless cars for its roads, it was announced yesterday, with a multimillion-pound research fund and a review into relevant laws on road safety. The business minister, Vince Cable, ... for Transport. "The excellence of our scientists and engineers has established the UK as pioneers in the development of driverless vehicles through pilot projects," said Cable. ...

  8. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Mainland Chinese technology firms lure back homegrown talent

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:50am by Sophie Yu

    ... research chief Zhang Yaqin to China's leading search engine Baidu. Baidu is not alone in breaking the gravitational pull that the US has exerted in drawing the leading industry talent from ... in Asia. Zhang Hongjiang had also worked for Microsoft before leaving in 2011 to join Kingsoft. China has long experienced a brain drain in its technology sector, with researchers and engineers ...

  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Walking while texting a modern health hazard

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

    ... The Washington Post Safety experts increasingly concerned about more injuries occurring because people are distracted when using their smartphones Texting while walking a bad mix ... phone. The dangers of distracted driving are well known and have sparked new laws, but safety experts are increasingly concerned about a more recent trend: distracted walking. Pedestrians ...

  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft lays off 2,100

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:57pm by Reuters

    ... on Twitter by employees. The company later confirmed the move and said it would involve the loss of 50 jobs. A spokesman said Microsoft Research, which has over 1,000 scientists and engineers ...




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