BRICS S&T News

The Rio Times, 5 December 2019
With Nubank and Banco do Brasil, it is possible to request bank transfers, account balance queries, credit card invoice queries, and payment of bills. In the case of iFood and Rappi, saying "track my order" or "order pizza" is possible. Read more...
The Rio Times, 3 December 2019
Google's sister company Loon introduces broadband Internet to the Peruvian rainforest with automated flying solar balloons. The data will be transmitted via LTE mobile radio (4G). Read more...
The Hindu, 4 December 2019
The Cartosat-3 launch was also a milestone for PSLV — it was the vehicle's 50th launch mission Read more...
The Hindu, 28 November 2019
The monster black hole is located 15,000 light-years from Earth and has been named LB-1 by the researchers at National Astronomical Observatory of China Read more...
The Hindu, 27 November 2019
The Cartosat-3 is a high resolution imaging satellite that will be used for addressing uses for largescale urban planning, infrastructure development, coastal land use, land cover among others Read more...
Xinhua, 4 December 2019
Aerial photo taken on Dec. 1, 2019 shows China's icebreakers Xuelong and Xuelong 2 at an area close to China's Zhongshan Station in Antarctica. (Xinhua/Liu Shiping) Read more...
Xinhua, 4 December 2019
China's lunar rover Yutu-2 has driven 345.059 meters on the far side of the moon to conduct scientific exploration of the virgin territory. Read more...
Reuters, 27 November 2019
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp posted its slowest-ever quarterly revenue growth as the country’s smartphone market grapples with a protracted lull in sales and larger rival Huawei increases its share of the market. Read more...
Reuters, 25 November 2019
China said on Monday the United States should stop abusing the concept of national security and abusing Chinese companies after the U.S. designated tech firms Huawei and ZTE as national security risks. Read more...
Reuters, 24 November 2019
China said on Sunday it would seek to improve protections for intellectual property rights, including raising the upper limits for compensation for rights infringements. Read more...
Reuters, 22 November 2019
Bitcoin slumped to a six-month low on Friday after China’s central bank launched a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrencies, warning of the risks entailed in issuing or trading them. Read more...
Reuters, 2 December 2019
Russia is to set up a new online site for its national encyclopaedia after President Vladimir Putin said Wikipedia was unreliable and should be replaced. Read more...
Reuters, 2 December 2019
China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud. Read more...
Reuters, 29 November 2019
Chinese regulators have announced new rules governing video and audio content online, including a ban on the publishing and distribution of “fake news” created with technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality. Read more...
Reuters, 14 November 2019
China on Thursday successfully completed a lander test in northern Hebei province ahead of an unmanned exploration mission to Mars next year Read more...
Reurers, 3 November 2019
China launched a new high-resolution remote sensing satellite capable of providing stereoscopic imagery Read more...
Reuters, 20 October 2019
China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in 2020 and 2021 Read more...
Reuters, 15 October 2019
Hundreds of Russians bade farewell to cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first human to walk in space, at a solemn funeral ceremony on Tuesday which culminated in a gun salute. Read more...
Reuters, 14 November 2019
China’s DJI, the world’s largest commercial drone maker, said it is developing technology that would allow the public to track the registrations of drones in flight using just a smartphone Read more...
Russia Beyond, 11 October 2019
In just a few years’ time, Beijing will be able to detect the launch of any missile within a radius of 6,000 km Read more...

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