BRICS S&T News

The Rio Times, 23 January 2020
In partnership with the World Economic Forum, an organization that includes global leaders and entrepreneurs, Brazil announced installation of the first study and research center focused on 4.0 industry. Read more...
Reuters, 23 January 2020
A high-ranking Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) expert on Wednesday defended the country’s social credit score system, despite what he said were implementation issues. Read more...
The Hindu, 23 January 2020
The study, published in the Journal of Medical Virology, offers insights on the origins of the most recent outbreak of pneumonia caused by the virus, which started in the middle of December 2019 in the city of Wuhan in China Read more...
Reuters, 23 January 2020
British officials have proposed granting Huawei a limited role in the UK’s future 5G network, resisting U.S. calls for a complete ban over fears of Chinese spying Read more...
Reuters, 08 January 2020
NASA is opening an independent investigation with Boeing over a software glitch that prevented its unmanned astronaut capsule from reaching the International Space Station in December, the agency said on Tuesday. Read more...
Reuters, 01 January 2020
India has approved its third lunar mission months after its last one failed to successfully land on the moon, its space agency said on Wednesday, the latest effort in its ambitions to become a low-cost space power. Read more...
Reuters, 28 December 2019
A NASA robotic rover is nearing completion ahead of a journey next year to search for evidence of past life on Mars and lay the groundwork for the space agency’s mission to send humans into deep space. Read more...
Xinhua, 08 January 2020
A new communication technology experiment satellite is launched by a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Read more...
Xinhua, 07 January 2020
The Shanghai Museum signed a cooperation agreement Monday with China's leading AI company iFLYTEK, to jointly build the country's top-notch "smart museum." Read more...
Reuters, 31 December 2019
Huawei Technologies on Tuesday said its full-year revenue would likely jump 18% in 2019 to 850 billion yuan ($121.72 billion), lower than its earlier projections, as a U.S. trade blacklisting curbed growth and disrupted its ability to source key parts. Read more...
Indian Express, 2 January 2020
Addressing a press conference in Bengaluru on Wednesday, ISRO chairman K Sivan also announced that four Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots had been selected for the Gaganyaan mission, India’s first attempt at a manned mission. Read more...
The Indian Express, 2 January 2020
The ISRO chief's comments come a day after Union Minister Jitendra Singh had announced that India would launch Chandrayaan-3 in 2020. Read more...
Reuters, 30 December 2019
Brazil’s Ministry of Justice said on Monday it fined U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc 6.6 million reais ($1.6 million) for improperly sharing user data Read more...
Reuters, 30 December 2019
The Indian government has allowed Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co HWT.UL to participate in trials for 5G networks, a company spokesman said on Monday. Read more...
Reuters, 27 December 2019
China’s market regulator on Friday has fined Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor (7203.T) 87.6 million yuan ($12.5 million) for price-fixing on its premium Lexus cars in eastern Jiangsu province, according to a document on its website. Read more...
Rio Times, 20 December 2019
The existing options on the market are very expensive. The solution that the group has developed is 20 times cheaper. The researcher pointed out that when they scale up the procedure, it will become even cheaper. Read more...
Rio Times, 21 December 2019
The agreement between TIM and Vivo provides for sharing of 2G, 3G, and 4G networks; each will be in charge of half of the infrastructure. Read more...
India Today, 26 November 2019
After sailing 548 million km on a six-month voyage through deep space, the robotic lander InSight was due to touch down on Mars at about 1:30 am IST. Read more...
Reuters, 28 December 2019
A NASA robotic rover is nearing completion ahead of a journey next year to search for evidence of past life on Mars and lay the groundwork for the space agency’s mission to send humans into deep space. Read more...
The Hindu, 30 December 2019
2019 was a happening year for the world of science — scientists shared the image of a black hole, proved superconductivity at room temperature, and even investigated a space crime. Read more...

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