Crowds packed a mega motor show in Beijing on Saturday — the only major international auto event this year — as manufacturers hope to boost the world’s biggest car market despite the coronavirus battering demand.
Cathy Freeman’s triumphant Olympic moment two decades ago officially became part of Australia’s genome Friday, with the nation’s archivists using synthetic DNA data storage to preserve the footage.
Chen Jifang hits the gym for at least two hours every day and has the physique to prove it. At nearly 70, she’s being held up as a shining example as China orders its vast population to get fit and lose the bulge.
At the “Genghis Security Academy”, which bills itself as China’s only dedicated bodyguard school, students learn that the threats to the country’s newly-rich in the tech age are more likely to emerge from a hacker than a gunman.
Since her personal phone number was posted online, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Carol Ng has received menacing calls from strangers and been bombarded with messages calling her a “cockroach”.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will be the first Indian celebrity to lend his voice to Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant starting next year, as the Silicon Valley giant expands its presence in the massive market.
By the end of 2020, China is expected to have a “social credit system” in place to rank each of the 1.4 billion citizens according to their behavior. The most disciplined and loyal citizens rank high. Critics rank quite low. Religious and ethnic minorities rank the lowest irrespective of whether they are disciplined.
Sick of noise from construction work, speeding trains and car alarms flooding in through the open window of your tiny apartment in a crowded metropolis?
A pungent smell hangs in the early morning air as researchers collect samples of sewage dumped into a river in Nepal — a cost-effective way to trace the coronavirus spread for the resource-strapped Himalayan nation.
Netflix has gotten the right to produce Liu Cixin’s popular science fiction work The Three Body Problem into a series. The project will involve bigtime names in the industry like Game of Thrones’ David Benioff and D.B. Weiss as executive producers, and director Rian Johnson from The Last Jedi.
“Women in Pakistan are really, really strong. We have a voice. We just don’t have enough spaces to use that voice,” says Kanwal Ahmed, an agony aunt to some 260,000, determined to change the situation.
Pakistan on Tuesday blocked access to Tinder and several other dating apps in a bid to control “immoral” and “indecent” content, just days after regulators threatened to shut down YouTube for similar reasons.
The owner of popular video app TikTok said Sunday it will “strictly abide” by China’s new export rules, which could potentially complicate a sale of the business as demanded by US President Donald Trump.
Scientists have found a radiation-resistant bacteria can survive at least three years exposed in orbit, suggesting simple life forms could manage the long journey between Earth and Mars unprotected.
Video app TikTok on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the US government’s crackdown on the popular Chinese-owned platform, which Washington accuses of being a national security threat.