BRICS S&T News

China Daily, 17 December 2019
The second phase of Samsung's chip plant in Northwest China's Shaanxi province, with a total investment of $15 billion, will start mass production in 2020, Samsung China Semiconductor Co Ltd said Tuesday. Read more...
China Daily, 17 December 2019
China's first-tier cities show opposite trends in population growth, seeing slowdowns in Beijing and Shanghai but surges in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, according to a Tuesday report from 21st Century Business Herald. Read more...
The Hindu, 7 December 2019
Scientists researching the widespread Amazon wildfire months ago have been scared they might lose their jobs if identity is revealed. Read more...
The Hindu, 14 December 2019
In 2-4 hours the novel molecule killed actively dividing drug-resistant strains Read more...
Reuters, 5 December 2019
India’s proposed new privacy bill may require large social media platforms to offer an identity-verification option, a potentially precedent-setting effort to rein in the spread of “fake news”, two government sources told Reuters on Thursday. Read more...
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, 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, 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, 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...

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