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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 ...

  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 ...

  3. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Samsung and Globalfoundries form chip alliance

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 01:09am by BLOOM

    ... at stealing orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC). Globalfoundries will license Samsung's most advanced new chipmaking technology, called 14-nanometre FinFET, giving customers ... which last year controlled about half of the US$38.9 billion chip-foundry business. Samsung and Globalfoundries are betting the advanced technology and scale they can offer together will help ...

  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 ...

  5. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Dongguan firm shows off its answer to the Segway

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:33am by Denise Tsang

    ... version of America's Segway. "This is the fruit of our research and development, based on technology from Taiwan and design from the mainland," said Li Peng, marketing head ... creating its own brand, Robstep, importing technology from Taiwan, setting up a research and development department with about 30 people, and making a foray into the mainland market. It also ...

  6. 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, ...

  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, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Publisher Mathias Doepfner accuses Google of being a monopoly

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Mathias Doepfner accuses the web giant of discouraging competition, invading users' privacy and operating as a monopoly Publisher blasts Google as a 'racket' The chief executive of Europe's largest newspaper publ ...




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