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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    3-D tracking technology for mobile phones being studied at Google

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Google works on mobile technology that would allow indoor mapping or help the blind navigate In the market for a 3-D phone tracker? Watch this space ... Project leader Johnny Lee said the goal of the project, which incorporates robotics and vision-processing technology, was "to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1432859/3-d-tracking-technology-mobile-phones-being-studied-google
  2. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Loss of Brazil satellite deals setback to China space ambitions

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

    ... the country's ambitions for its space programme, particularly in regards to the lunar probe. China sees its space programme as a symbol of its growing international clout and technological advancement, ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377143/loss-brazil-satellite-deals-setback-china-space-ambitions
  3. 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
  4. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    US and China partner on small-scale space projects

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 05:11am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Concerns over technology theft have long stymied co-operation but that may be changing US and China partner on small science space projects China ... such as the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre. But the trip drew criticism from some US lawmakers who worried that China would steal US space technology for military use. In 2011, Congress banned the use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1321102/us-and-china-partner-small-scale-space-projects
  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    It's a dog's life: automated kennel lets hounds video chat with owners

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by DANNY LEE

    ... Pet-care companies are betting that dog owners will spend to let technology take care of their pooches. An automated kennel that feeds and cleans up after dogs- and even provides them with internet capabilities- along with a football that feeds them while they play with it are among gadgets to go on show at the 29th annual Houseware Fair. Kelvin Zhang, a director of Hong Kong Tesla Technology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1474290/its-dogs-life-automated-kennel-lets-hounds-video-chat-owners
  6. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Macau casinos, major Hong Kong companies look at facial recognition

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Lana Lam

    ... in the door. But the company behind the technology has refused to reveal basic details about the biometric system- such as how much it costs or how it works- raising concerns about potential privacy ... annoying and off-putting," said information ethics expert Professor Andrew Adams from Tokyo's Meiji University. "Then there's the problem of this technology being used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1479396/macau-casinos-major-hong-kong-companies-look-facial-recognition
  7. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Controversial Turkish satellite launch caps year for China's space programme

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... demonstrating the skills and technology it will need if it is to meet its goal of completing a space station by 2020. But mainland space experts say the US export ban is continuing to hold back the pace of China's expansion into space. "To most countries, it is extremely costly and troublesome to build a satellite without using any US parts or technology," said Professor Han Chao, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1108540/putting-drag-space-race
  8. 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

    ... of technology was introduced by Walt Disney with the "It's a Small World" attraction: robotic animation. That "animatronic" exhibit and three others, including one featuring ... phones: Originally introduced at the Seattle World's Fair in 1962, this was still the first time many visitors were exposed to this technology.   What they had wrong: Colonies on the moon, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1481220/1964-new-york-world-fair-visions-future-have-some-hits-and-misses
  9. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Events paint Hong Kong as a tech-savvy market

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:40am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... its credentials as a "technology town" after the staging of two events that celebrate the past and point to the future of the internet. Twenty-four people who helped design ... watches in the 1980s, wearable technologies have advanced to include sensor-packed, internet-ready smart watches that serve as a pedometer or access social media to Google Glass, a head-mounted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1470102/events-paint-hong-kong-tech-savvy-market
  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Samsung offers freebies with Galaxy S5 to fend off rivals

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... Samsung, Asia's biggest technology company, rode almost a tenfold increase in shipments from 2010 to 2012 to overtake Apple as the world's biggest smartphone vendor. Growth slowed to 44 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1476967/samsung-offers-freebies-galaxy-s5-fend-rivals

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