BRICS S&T News

Reuters, 24 December 2020
China has launched an investigation into Alibaba Group for suspected monopolistic behaviour and will summon its Ant Group to meet in coming days, regulators said, in the latest blow for Jack Ma’s e-commerce and fintech empire. Read more...
Reuters, 24 December 2020
The suspected Russian agents behind the biggest breach of U.S. government agencies in years leveraged access to a Microsoft cloud services reseller in a failed attempt to hack CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity firm said on Thursday. Read more...
Reuters, 28 December 2020
Alibaba shares slumped 9% to their lowest since June on Monday, as the firm’s upsized $10 billion buyback programme failed to ease concerns about a regulatory crackdown on co-founder Jack Ma’s e-commerce and financial empire. Read more...
Xinhua, 06 December 2020
The SpaceX's upgraded Dragon cargo spacecraft docked to the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday in its first mission. Read more...
Xinhua, 08 December 2020
The SpaceX's upgraded Dragon cargo spacecraft docked to the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday in its first mission. Read more...
Xinhua, 06 December 2020
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Reuters, 08 December 2020
China has removed 105 apps including that of U.S. travel firm TripAdvisor Inc from app stores in the country, under a new campaign to cleanse stores of apps it deems spread content related to pornography, prostitution, gambling and violence. Read more...
Global Times, 02 December 2020
Chang'e-5 probe has completed drilling the moon surface and sealed the samples it collected. Read more...
Reuters, 01 December 2020
hinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp has raised $3.91 billion as part of a deal that includes Hong Kong’s largest top-up placement Read more...
Xinhua, 23 November 2020
A Long March-5 rocket began to be filled with liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen cryogenic propellant at about 6:30 p.m Read more...
Xinhua, 23 November 2020
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the World Internet Conference - Internet Development Forum Read more...
HIndustan Times, 24 November 2020
The Chang'e-5 mission, named after the ancient Chinese goddess of the moon, will seek to collect lunar material Read more...
Xinhua, 20 November 2020
China's second-generation space tracking ship Yuanwang-3 left here Thursday for missions concerning the Chang'e-5 lunar probe Read more...
Xinhua, 19 November 2020
China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS-3) has passed technical verification on its key performance indicators for applications in the civil aviation sector, according to the civil aviation authorities. Read more...
Moscow Times, 19 November 2020
Russia could block YouTube and other major U.S. social media platforms for “censoring” content from Russian state media, according to draft legislation submitted to parliament Thursday. Read more...
Reuters, 18 November 2020
The Russian economy is set to lose $44 billion to cyber crime in 2020 Read more...
Reuters, 18 November 2020
hinese search engine leader Baidu Inc booked a 1% rise in quarterly revenue, beating market estimates Read more...
Xinhua, 17 November 2020
The SpaceX Crew Dragon docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday in its first crew rotation mission. Read more...
South China Morning Post, 11 November 2020
Beijing has changed strategic gears in its new blueprint for the country as it confronts roadblocks on technology, especially from the United States Read more...
South China Morning Post, 12 November 2020
ByteDance relies on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, for nearly 60 per cent of ad revenue Read more...

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