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New edition of Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology opens next week

September 13, 2012 9:52 am | News | Comments

The new edition of Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology fair will open from 20 – 22 September 2012 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre, China. The fair is jointly organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade – Shanghai Pudong Sub-Council and Shanghai Hongshan Exhibition Service Co Ltd.

Samsung breaks ground for memory manufacturing complex in China

September 13, 2012 9:33 am | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., held a groundbreaking ceremony for a major new memory fabrication line in Xi'an, China. Once completed, the new facility will make use of advanced 10-nanometer (nm)-class technology in producing NAND flash memory chips, a critical component powering IT and mobile applications for high-speed and large-density data storage.

Europe space agency eyes manned flights with China

September 12, 2012 8:47 am | by FRANK JORDANS Associated Press | News | Comments

European astronauts could hitch a ride into orbit aboard Chinese spacecraft before the end of the decade, a senior official at the European Space Agency said Tuesday. The head of ESA's human spaceflight division said his agency

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Lab in the Wild asks: What's your Internet like?

August 6, 2012 2:36 pm | by Eurekalert! | News | Comments

Cambridge, Mass – August 6, 2012 - One size fits all? Not on the Web. Users from different countries and cultures actually interact with information in different ways. To explore how people click and tap through the vast network of online offerings, a team of computer scientists from Harvard have launched the "Lab in the Wild".

China's Twitter: Democracy accelerant or the best surveillance tool Beijing ever had?

August 2, 2012 8:57 am | by ALEXA OLESEN Associated Press | News | Comments

BEIJING (AP) -- China's Twitter was raucous Thursday with horn-tooting over Beijing's gold rush at the London Olympics, a digital reflection of the nation's exuberant mood - embellished with flashing emoticons. Earlier passions have been ignited on the site by a deadly high speed rail crash and outrage over factory pollution.

China aims to land probe on moon next year

July 30, 2012 9:18 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

(Reuters) - China aims to land its first probe on the moon in the second half of next year, state media reported on Monday, the next step in an ambitious space progam which includes building a space station.

Shanghai US consulate's social media account, known for its irreverent remarks, disappears

July 13, 2012 9:08 am | by Didi Tang, Associated Press | News | Comments

A widely read microblog written by the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai and known for its sometimes tongue-in-cheek comments about China's social and political issues was inaccessible Friday.

China court: Apple pays $60M to settle iPad case

July 2, 2012 9:43 am | by Joe McDonald, Business Writer, Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple has paid $60 million to settle a dispute in China over ownership of the iPad name, a court announced Monday, removing a potential obstacle to sales of the popular tablet computer in the key Chinese market.

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Solar production glut to persist to 2015: study

June 26, 2012 12:14 pm | by Matt Daily, Reuters | News | Comments

Solar panel manufacturers face three more years of tough conditions until the market shuts down excess production capacity, according to a new report issued on Tuesday by renewable power consultancy GTM Research.

Lenovo shares hit 4-month low on concern over PC outlook

June 25, 2012 9:37 am | by Vikram Subhedar and Lee Chyen Yee, Reuters | News | Comments

Shares of Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's No.2 PC maker, fell by more than 6 percent to a more than four-month intraday low on market concern over the outlook for the PC market amid the global economic slowdown.

China manned docking a key step for space station

June 25, 2012 9:15 am | by Gabriel Wildau and Samuel Shen, Reuters | News | Comments

China re-affirmed its goal of building a full-fledged space station by 2020 on Sunday, following a successful manual docking between a manned spacecraft and an experimental orbiting lab module.

It's a bird...it's a plane...it's a Volkswagen!

June 19, 2012 4:39 pm | by Sara Cohen, Editorial Intern, WDD Magazine | Articles | Comments

The ‘People’s Car Project’ debuted in China last year, as an experimental website aimed at soliciting ideas for future car models from Chinese inhabitants. The site received 119,000 concept-based ideas from its 33 million hits. The project aims to bring the Chinese public- VW’s largest market- to the forefront of its design team, and help the German automaker develop the “Volkswagen model of the future.”

BGI's second HPC Innovation Excellence Award marks its impetus in biocomputing

June 19, 2012 12:01 pm | by Eurekalert! | News | Comments

International Data Corporation (IDC) announced the new winners of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the 2012 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC'12) in Hamburg, Germany.

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China astronauts complete successful space docking

June 18, 2012 9:42 am | by Michael Martina and Ben Blanchar, Reuters | News | Comments

Chinese astronauts carried out a manned docking with an experimental space module on Monday, the latest milestone in China's ambitious campaign to build a space station.

Liu Tang draws cheers as first Chinese woman set for space voyage

June 15, 2012 8:53 am | by Maxim Duncan, Rueters | News | Comments

China will send its first woman into outer space this week, prompting a surge of national pride as the rising power takes its latest step towards putting a space station in orbit within the decade.

Analysis: Robots lift China's factories to new heights

June 4, 2012 9:15 am | by Don Durfee, Rueters | News | Comments

The giant orange robotic arms that swiftly weld together car frames at the Great Wall Motors factory in Baoding might seem like the perfect answer to China's fast-rising labor costs - they don't ask for a raise, get injured or go on strike.

NPD Solarbuzz Announces Inaugural China PV Conference in Shanghai, July 19-20

May 10, 2012 10:08 am | News | Comments

Solarbuzz announced it will host its inaugural Solarbuzz China PV Conference in Shanghai, China. This two-day event will take place July 19-20, 2012 at the Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel, and will provide valuable insight and critical market data to help the PV supply chain effectively develop business strategies.

China's Space Program Winds Up, Targets Moon, Mars And Venus

July 11, 2011 6:59 am | by LOUISE WATT, AP | News | Comments

This year, a rocket will carry a boxcar-sized module into orbit, the first building block for a Chinese space station. Around 2013, China plans to launch a lunar probe that will set a rover loose on the moon.

Richardson RFPD to Feature Design Engineering Capabilities for Renewable Energy Applications at PCIM Asia 2011

June 16, 2011 9:15 am | News | Comments

Richardson RFPD announced today its Energy Management team will be showcasing their engineered assembly capabilities at PCIM Asia 2011, June 21-23 in Shanghai, China.

AWR Corporation Wins Partial Summary Judgment Against ZTE Corporation

June 15, 2011 7:58 am | News | Comments

AWR announced that it won its motion for partial summary judgment against ZTE Corporation, the largest publically-traded Chinese telecommunications company.

A New Way of Doing Business with China

March 3, 2010 10:20 am | by Joseph Wong, VP, Made-in-China.com | Blogs | Comments

It wasn’t long ago that sourcing products overseas meant logging endless hours of plane travel, working with numerous in-country middlemen, and hoping with a dose of optimism that the products were of the best quality.

Google says launch of its mobile phone in China postponed amid dispute over censorship

January 19, 2010 8:52 am | News | Comments

Google on Tuesday postponed the launch of its mobile phone in China, adding to the potential commercial fallout of its dispute with Beijing over Internet censorship and e-mail hacking. One person briefed on Google's decision said it was linked to the company's threat that it will shut its Chinese-based search engine if restrictions aren't eased.

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