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  1. News - China

    Facebook and Tsinghua University forge closer ties despite site's ban in China

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 02:28pm

    ... developing information technology industry. Zuckerberg’s visit to Tsinghua, widely regarded as the mainland’s top education and research institute, came after he joined the advisory council ... users. In July, Bloomberg reported that Facebook rented office space of more than 800 square metres in central Beijing in May as it prepared to open a China base. However a spokeswoman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1622107/facebook-and-tsinghua-university-looking-forward-closer-cooperation
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protesters should be allowed space, but they must act within the law

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 03:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... does not resolve differences. Not permitting protests is a factor behind the escalation; that space has to be allowed in coming days, although conditions have to be firmly set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1604173/protesters-should-be-allowed-space-they-must-act-within-law
  3. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX cargo ship reaches International Space Station

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 09:49pm by Reuters in Cape Canaveral

    ... to the orbital outpost since the retirement of the cargo-hauling space shuttles last year. After a 2-1/2 day trip, Space Exploration Technologies’ Dragon cargo ship positioned itself 10 metres away from ... on the outpost. The flight is the first of 12 planned under a US$1.6-billion contract Nasa placed with privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, to deliver cargo to the station. The US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1058125/spacex-cargo-ship-reaches-international-space-station
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, October 5, 2014

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 03:50am by AGENCIES

    ... for computing pionerr Paul Allen's space start-up, Stratolaunch Systems, company officials said. Privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp is challenging Nasa's decision to award contracts worth US$6.8 billion to develop and operate space taxis to competitors Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies. The latter is owned and run by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1609584/short-science-october-5-2014
  5. News - China

    China and Russia say they will seek to defend 'information space'

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:04pm by Angela Meng

    ... that the two countries would seek to defend the "information space" together, Itar-Tass reported. "The sides are concerned over use of IT technologies running counter to tasks ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com China, Russia to defend 'information space' China and Russia were looking to develop rules of conduct that would guide the use of information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1516748/china-and-russia-say-they-will-seek-defend-information-space
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The rapid pace of technology is hollowing out the middle class

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Howard Winn

    ... and successfully demonstrated it. For Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this signalled a turning point in thinking about technology. "We had ... co-authored with Erik Brynjolfsson, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. The authors argue that the impact of technology on particularly the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1595538/rapid-pace-technology-hollowing-out-middle-class
  7. News - China - BUSINESS

    Beijing start-up plans to offer 'low-cost' space travel in ultra-high balloon

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 04:48am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A private company in Beijing is hoping to build a craft to take people 40km above the earth Balloon 'could take tourists to edge of space' A private mainland company plans to offer near-space tourism for ordinary people in a high altitude balloon, according to a Beijing newspaper. Passengers would ascend to 40,000 metres ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1603493/beijing-start-plans-offer-low-cost-space-travel-ultra-high-balloon
  8. Business - Companies

    China companies raising standards in innovation

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:28am by Victoria Ruan

    ... battery". Such technological and design improvements have helped Huawei quickly win market share from dominant smartphone makers Apple and Samsung. It is one of a growing band of mainland companies ... the value chain by restructuring product lines and upgrading technologies. By grasping three leading technologies- tourbillon, perpetual calendar and minute repeater- in making mechanical watches, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1621739/china-companies-raising-standards-innovation
  9. News - China Insider - SCIENCE

    China’s next moon mission could be delayed, says senior space programme official

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:28am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Malfunctioning of China's moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' still a mystery China’s next mission into space will not occur this year and may not involve a moon landing, a veteran official with the space programme has said. The time and objectives of the space mission have not been decided yet, Long Lehao, director of the science ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1511212/chinas-next-moon-mission-doubt-says-senior-space-programme
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s low-cost Mars mission enters last lap as spacecraft prepares to enter orbit

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:19pm

    ... making India a stronger player in the space technology market. Launched last November, the Mars Orbiter Mission, called Mangalyaan, aims to study the planet’s surface and mineral composition, ... India launched its space programme five decades ago and developed its own rocket technology after Western powers imposed sanctions over a nuclear weapons test conducted in 1974. In 2009, its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595391/indias-low-cost-mars-mission-enters-last-lap-spacecraft-prepares-enter

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