TECHNOLOGY

 

See Inside the World's First 'Straddling Bus'



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA August 03, 2016


China's extraordinary 'straddling bus' has completed its first ever test run on a 300m stretch of road. The 'Transit Elevated Bus' is designed to ride above the cars beneath it. As bizarre as the idea might seem, it could be a re...

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China's Tech Innovation 'Pulls Ahead' of Silicon Valley



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA August 03, 2016


It's often been said that, in terms of technological innovations, Chinese firms follow in the footsteps of those in Silicon Valley in the USA.  According to a report in the New York Times, however, that's changed. The newspa...

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iPhone Explosion Leaves Man with 3rd Degree Burns



TECHNOLOGY, THAT'S ODD August 02, 2016


A warning to all iPhone users - a man has suffered severe burns after his phone exploded in his pocket when he fell off his mountain bike. IRN reports that Gareth Clear - a British national who lives in Australia - landed on...

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China: No Water on the Moon



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA August 01, 2016


There is no water on the moon, groundbreaking data from a Chinese probe has found.  Chang'e 3, China's first lunar probe, confirmed speculation surrounding an alleged "sea" on the moon known as Mare Imbrium - translated as "...

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Uber to Merge with Chinese Rival in $35 Billion Deal



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA August 01, 2016


Uber is set to merge its Chinese business with local rival Didi in a deal that could be worth $35 billion. That's according to Bloomberg, who report that the rumoured deal could mark an end to the costly battle for customers betw...

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