The internet and modern genetics have been a pair of high-wattage searchlights slicing through one of the darkest periods of modern human history: more than three centuries of conquest, slave...
Thick smog could kill off most southern China's natural forests within decades and threatens trees around the world unless nations take action, say scientists.
Imagine a wonderful world, a planet on which there was no threat of climate breakdown, no loss of freshwater, no antibiotic resistance, no obesity crisis, no terrorism, no war.
Scientists at Europe's CERN research centre have had to postpone the imminent relaunch of their refitted Big Bang machine, the Large Hadron Collider, because of a short-circuit in the wiring of...
The robotic revolution that transformed warfare in the skies will soon extend to the deep sea, with underwater spy "satellites", drone-launching pods on the ocean floor and unmanned ships hunting...
- Yes: 25%
- No: 75%
Human-like robots may no longer just be the stuff of science fiction, if one sees the fascinating innovations from a Hong Kong-based robotics firm.
Hong Kong is rolling out the welcome mat to a new-generation of fearless and innovative entrepreneurs as the city hopes to create a dynamic ecosystem for start-ups, experts said at the South China...
China's top smartphone maker has unveiled the latest in its line of cut price smart televisions.
Facebook is following the lead of Asian competitors WeChat and Line in opening its Messenger service to developers, as well as allowing businesses to use the app to handle customer support queries...
Researchers working in northeast China have found what could be the world's earliest flower.
According to a paper published in the latest issue of Historical Biology, an international...
Twitter has launched a new video streaming app called Periscope, just days after reports that it had blocked Meerkat, a rival app
Facebook has completed its transformation into a one-stop-shop web portal as several major US media organisations are preparing to publish content directly on the social media platform.
Learn the tricks of the trade from drone photographer and videographer Nero Chan, sports photographer Lloyd Belcher and wildlife photographer Martin Williams.
More than 40 start-ups spanning entertainment to healthcare graduated from the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation's three flagship incubation programmes yesterday.
Researchers have discovered what could be a “playground” of early hominids nearly two million years ago.
Investors and funds in Hong Kong are becoming more willing to embrace the risks, and high rewards, of investing in start-ups, an experienced investor told a forum in the city today.
A fortune could be saved from going down the drain by extracting gold and precious metals from human excrement, scientists suggest in a new study.
Hong Kong consumers are reluctant to become early adopters of innovative technologies and would rather wait to assess success overseas, local start-ups said today.
With hackers seemingly running rampant online and millions of users compromised, efforts for stronger online identity protection - mainly using biometrics - are gaining momentum.
Hutchison Whampoa, the flagship conglomerate of billionaire Li Ka-shing, has agreed to buy British mobile network operator O2 for HK$118.29bln (US$15b, £10.25b).
A massive impact area from a huge meteorite that struck the Earth millions of years ago has been found in central Australia, scientists said.
Chinese internet giant Tencent and Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, a major Apple supplier, have announced plans to make a smart electric car.
Called the 'Traveller', Kuangchi's giant, one tonne helium balloon will float in near space, 20 to 100 kilometres above the earth where commercial airliners fly but below orbiting satellites.
One of the most popular video-sharing websites in China is moving beyond the traditional media business by expanding into small in-car screens.
In July 2008, Yasushi Takahashi decided he wanted to ask his girlfriend of eight years to marry him and he was determined to make it "the world's biggest proposal". So he quit his job and went off...