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  1. News - Asia - TECHNOLOGY

    Japan robot firm showcases thought-controlled suits

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 04:39pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kawasaki, Japan A Japanese robot-maker on Wednesday showed off suits that the wearer can control just by thinking, as it said it was linking up with an industrial city promoting innovation. Cyberdyne founder Yoshiyuki Sankai said he was allying with Kawasaki, a city south of Tokyo, to explore ways to expand real-life applications for his robo-suits, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535606/japan-robot-firm-showcases-thought-controlled-suits
  2. 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

    ... watching the electric-car space with similar enthusiasm. If its claims are true, the company, Power Japan Plus, has created a technology that allows batteries to charge more quickly and last much ... Tesla or Japan's Panasonic as the big companies likely to explore using this technology. These days, China seems to have trade-related tiffs on every front. Hong Kong auditors now might ...

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

    Amazon unveils its first smartphone, which can recognise the world around it

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:41pm by Associated Press in Seattle

    ... and book subscription plan, which normally costs US$99 a year. Bezos insisted the company wants to play in the premium phone space and introduce a product that goes beyond what is already ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1536107/amazon-unveils-its-first-smartphone-ability-recognise-world-around-it
  4. 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 ... by hybrid car owners as a second battery, which provide the quick shot of energy that cars and heavy machinery need to start. "You open your trunk and you see a lot of space is taken by your ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1526857/wires-batteries-transform-electronics-even-smaller-gadgets
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1530394/financial-tech-start-programme-burnish-hong-kongs-innovation
  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Google’s Project Tango is a 3-D tablet to help it compete with Amazon

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Google making 3-D tablet to compete with Amazon Google has revealed that is working on a tablet computer with 3-D and motion-sensing capabilities, an effort dubbed Project Tango. "The goal of Project Tango is to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion," team member Johnny Lee said on Thursday at a website ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1526886/googles-project-tango-3-d-tablet-help-it-compete-amazon
  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    'Insect' drone with flapping wings developed by Dutch scientists

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by AFP

    ... experience of everything from pop concerts to farming. "This is the DelFly Explorer, the world's smallest drone with flapping wings that's able to fly around by itself and avoid ... in situations where much heavier quadcopters, a small helicopter with four spinning rotors, would be hazardous, such as flying over the audience to film a concert or sports event. The Explorer looks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433810/insect-drone-flapping-wings-developed-dutch-scientists
  8. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Loss of Brazil satellite deals setback to China space ambitions

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:15am by Li Jing, AFP

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Earth-observation unit built by China and Brazil fails to reach orbit after rocket malfunctions Loss of satellite deals setback to space ambitions An earth-observation satellite developed jointly by China and Brazil failed to reach orbit yesterday after its rocket malfunctioned on ascent, dealing a setback to China's ambitious space programme. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377143/loss-brazil-satellite-deals-setback-china-space-ambitions
  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Fashion finder apps that link photos of clothes to stores selling them, or similar items, take off

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... app called ColourPop matches products by colour. "I think it is really fascinating but also someone's job to push technology into consumer spaces because we are wasting the tools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1493703/fashion-finder-apps-link-photos-clothes-stores-selling-them-or-similar
  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Laptop used by Bill Clinton to send first US presidential e-mail is for sale

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... exchange with space shuttle astronaut John Glenn in November 1998 on the hard drive- is the featured item in an online sale by RR Auction. "I wouldn't be surprised if it goes ... collectibles. Glenn, a US senator who in 1962 had been the first US astronaut to orbit earth, was on a nine-day mission aboard the space shuttle Discovery when he told Nasa he wanted to e-mail Clinton, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1457221/laptop-used-bill-clinton-send-first-us-presidential-e-mail-sale

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