Category Archives: Innovation

30Sep/17

China holds world’s first secure quantum video conference

China Central Television (CCTV)- Chinese scientists held the world’s first quantum intercontinental communication video conference with their counterparts in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Friday, thanks to the successful connection between China’s quantum communication line and satellite.
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26Sep/17

BHP, world’s largest miner, says 2017 is ‘tipping point’ for electric cars

SINGAPORE (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – This year looks set to be the “tipping point” for electric cars, Arnoud Balhuizen, chief commercial officer at BHP, said on Tuesday (September 26), adding that the impact for raw materials producers would be felt first in the metals markets and only later in oil.
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16Sep/17

IoT gives Japan’s vending machines high-tech makeover

SOURCE:China Central Television (CCTV) – Vending machines in Japan have become increasingly intelligent – thanks to new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), which allow people to enter a new world of smart and personalized shopping experiences.
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11Sep/17

Passive polygraph takes lie detection into 21st Century

Seattle-based SilverLogic Labs have developed what they call a ‘passive polygraph’, basically a hi-tech version of the lie detector test. Francis Maguire has more. Continue reading

06Sep/17

Barcode scanner helps you recycle

BERLIN, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – A barcode scanner that helps sort your recycling has gone on display at the IFA technology fair in Berlin.
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05Sep/17

Scientists develop camera that can see through human body

QUEENS MEDICAL INSTITUTE, EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 4, 2017) (BBC) – Scientists at the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University in Scotland have developed a new camera that can see through the human body to help doctors track medical tools inside the body. Continue reading

20Aug/17

China to upgrade bullet train speed

SOURCE:China Central Television (CCTV)- China will upgrade the speed of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed train to 350 km/h starting from September, according an announcement by the China Railway Corporation on Sunday. Continue reading