Apple and Google are facing criticism for offering an application that lets men in Saudi Arabia track and restrict women's movements.
More than one word is required to properly capture Shanghai's multiple facets - financial center, seaport, industrial cluster, commercial hub.
Health authorities will step up efforts to reduce the incidence of rare diseases and improve diagnosis and treatment, a senior health official said ahead of Rare Disease Day, which falls on the last day of February.
This year will be a big one for folding mobile devices, with several giant smartphone producers racing to release their first folding models.
With elections scheduled to be held in various African countries this year, Facebook has devised mechanisms to reduce the spread of fake news, the social media giant said Wednesday.
Standing on a hillside, 46-year-old ranger Huang Xiaobin looks down at the lush landscape that surrounds his village in the remote mountainous areas of the southwestern Jiangxi Province.
Chinese researchers have developed an optic fiber that can carry 30 billion phone calls simultaneously, making the country one of the leaders in the ultra-high speed data transmission field.
Google will make a new investment of more than 13 billion U.S.With the new funding, Google will "have a home in 24 total states, including data centers in 13 communities," Pichai said.
Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) ran a light emitting diode (LED) with electrodes reversed in order to cool another device mere nanometers away, according to a news release posted on UM's website Wednesday.
After spending a record-breaking 15 years on Mars, NASA's Opportunity finally ended its mission Wednesday as attempts to wake up the silent rover proved futile.
C919 aircraft manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said that a further three prototypes of the aircraft will have their debut flights this year, and preparations for mass production of the nation's first homegrown narrow-body passenger plane will also be accelerated.
A group of Chinese scientists have developed an affordable window screen that can block nearly all hazardous particulates, including tiny PM2.5 particles, its developers said.
Chinese scientists have created a new type of smart window screen to capture smog, lowering the density of harmful fine particulate matter PM 2.5 indoors to a safe level within a minute.
NASA is making last attempts to communicate with Opportunity rover on Mars, said a NASA release on Tuesday.
China's first fixed-wing aircraft for polar flight Snow Eagle 601 has completed its mission to explore key areas above the East Antarctica Ice Sheet, during China's 35th scientific expedition to the region.
Chinese researchers have begun using infrared cameras to monitor Antarctica's snow petrel, a key indicator species of the local marine ecosystem.
The three new C919 jets -- No. 104, No. 105 and No. 106 -- are undergoing preparation for the first flight test expected later this year.
Another three prototypes for China's first homegrown large passenger jet, the C919, will conduct their maiden flights this year, following the success of a third one on Dec 28, 2018, according to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd (COMAC), the maker of the jet.
The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have been switched to dormant mode for the lunar night after working stably during China's Spring Festival, according to China's Lunar and Deep Space Exploration Center.
An electric car fitted with high-tech Artificial Intelligence (AI) sensors will hit the road in Australia, gathering crucial data to support the development of tomorrow's vehicles, authorities announced on Wednesday.
A recent study has suggested the worldwide decline of entomofauna, which could lead to the collapse of natural ecosystems on the planet.
China Mobile plans to launch its first 5G-based smart expressway program in Central China’s Hubei province. It is the first such program in China.
Huawei Technologies Co. ranked the world's third-largest buyer of semiconductors in 2018, following Samsung Electronics Co.It increased its chip spending by 45.2 percent, jumping in front of Dell and Lenovo Group to the third spot.
The United States will extend the use of Russia's Soyuz spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and ensure their return to the Earth until April 2020, Sputnik news agency reported Tuesday.
The parasites that cause malaria may be helpful in treating patients with terminal cancers, Chinese researchers speculate, although more work is needed before the idea can be adopted for clinical use.
A team of Chinese and US researchers has developed an artificial intelligence system that can "read" health records and give diagnoses as accurately as experienced doctors.
A British art engineering company has created, what it claims, is the world's first artificial intelligence robot capable of drawing people's likenesses, reports Reuters.
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd became the world's third-largest buyer of semiconductors last year, with its expenditure on purchasing chips witnessing the largest growth among the top five companies, according to a recent report by US-based research firm Gartner Inc.
Data from NASA satellites have shown that China and India led the way in greening on land, thanks to ambitious tree-planting programs in China and intensive agriculture in both countries.
NASA's InSight lander is to place the heat flow probe on the Martian surface to take the temperature of the inside, according to the mission team.The lander has got a grip on the instrument, and is ready to pick it up and place it on the Red Planet, tweeted the InSight mission on Monday.