Air pollution fatalities expected to increase

Hot summer days in large cities are often accompanied by vehicle and industrial emissions that makes breathing difficult and unhealthy.

Android game console named after Microsoft, looks like Sony

If the Sony PS Vita and a Google Nexus 7 tied up in a drunken love fest after a late night of gaming, the resulting love child would probably be the Droid X360.

Global CO2 emissions continue to rise

Human beings pumped out three percent more carbon dioxide last year than the year before, to reach an all-time high of 34 billion tonnes.

The iPad 3 is China-bound next Friday

The latest version of Apple's iPad is due to launch in China on July 20.

Rare earth metals future may hinge on China

On a single day last week shares in a Colorado-based mining company Molycorp rose dramatically by 12 percent on the stock exchange.

China's first manned space docking a success

China has successfully carried out its first manned space docking, according to official state media.

Apple and Samsung rule the smartphone roost

Smartphone shipments increased 41% year-over-year to 144.6 million as of the quarter ending March 2012.

China wants to cooperate in space


Beijing has reiterated its long-standing offer to cooperate with the United States in space. 



China readies manned space station mission

China has announced plans for its first manned space docking, and says it will launch the mission as early as this month.

Google aims to help users vault Great Firewall of China

Google searches in China are notoriously difficult, thanks to the country's notorious filtering system. Now, though, Google's aiming to help by warning users when a search is likely to fail.

Report: Chinese built US military chip has a back door

A number of legislators have expressed concern in recent years over the use of Chinese manfauctured electronic components in US military hardware.

Chinese amateur inventor creates his own EV

China's economic boom has brought with it a craze for new inventions. Television shows and blogs feature the ideas of amateur inventors from across the vast country.

Pentagon wants cyber security collaboration with China

US Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta believes Washington and Beijing must work together to avoid "misconceptions" in the volatile cyber arena.

This car can be driven by remote control

One of the most memorable Hollywood scenes of a remote-controlled car was featured in the James Bond flick "Tomorrow Never Dies" where Pierce Brosnan played 007.

Apple profits soar on record iPhone sales

Apple's profits almost doubled in the first quarter of this year compared with last, hitting $11.6 billion. Revenue increased 59 percent to reach $39.2 billion.

US and China conduct cyber war games

The US and China have quietly conducted a series of "war games" to help prevent an abrupt military escalation between Washington and Beijing that could be sparked by hostile actions in cyberspace. 



Inside look at Foxconn claims to show all

There's a new video that claims to show exactly what goes on at the elusive overseas manufacturing plant.

Could nuclear help birth the hydrogen economy?


New nuclear plants could be adapted to make hydrogen for fuel, an Austrian scientist told the world’s largest scientific society.

T. rex cousin had 'shaggy' feathers

A newly-discovered dinosaur, a close relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex, has been discovered to have had feathers.

Anonymous claims China hack

Hackers linked to the Anonymous collective have claimed responsibility for defacing a number of Chinese government and business websites.