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Xiaomi unveils hands-free electric scooter – ‘Ninebot mini’

A new hands-free electric scooter was unveiled by Chinese device maker Xiaomi at an event held in Beijing on Monday.

The new electric scooter -- which does not have any handlebars -- is called the ‘Ninebot mini.’ It is the first product to be launched by Xiaomi's portfolio startup Ninebot... read more

China's Economic Growth immersed below 7% for the first time

China's economic growth immersed below 7% for the first time since the universal financial crisis which has led to rise in pressure on Beijing to decrease interest rates and take extra measures to stir up activity.
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The National Bureau of Statistics said that the China’s economy... read more

Three Scientists from Ireland, Japan and China Won Nobel Prize in Medicine

Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering therapies for the treatment of some of the most devastating parasitic diseases.

William C. Campbell and Satoshi Omura were awarded the Nobel Prize for developing a new... read more

Use of FIBC Bags could be Source of Deadly Piglet Virus in U.S.

Officials at the Agriculture Department in U.S. got clue behind the invasion of deadly piglet virus which killed million so people in U.S. in past two years. They said that the deadly piglet virus must have entered on large bags that are typically used to transport feed and other bulk products... read more

Xiaomi unveils $200 handset – Mi 4c - for Chinese market

At its Tuesday product launch event, Chinese device manufacturer Xiaomi unveiled its newest smartphone --- the Mi 4c. Along with the new handset, the other new products announced by Xiaomi at the Tuesday event included the Mi Bluetooth Speaker and the company's own mobile service called Mi... read more

China Plans for Lunar Probe Landing on the Moon’s Far Side

A leading engineer with China’s ambitious space program said that the nation is planning to make the first-ever attempt of landing of a lunar probe on the moon’s far side. Zou Yongliao, from the moon exploration department at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, told state broadcaster CCTV that the... read more

China revises 2014 Economic Growth Estimate

China has changed its 2014 growth rate to 7.3% from 7.4% because of a weaker-than-reported contribution from the service sector that casted doubt on an economic bright spot in the middle of concerns regarding the health of the world’s second-largest economy.

The change is relatively small... read more

Xiaomi launches all-new India-specific handset --- Redmi 2 Prime

Chinese handset manufacturer Xiaomi has launched its all-new Redmi 2 Prime smartphone in the Indian market. The new Xiaomi handset, launched at a recent event in Visakhapatnam, is affordably priced at Rs 6,999.

The new Redmi 2 Prime handset from Xiaomi is the company’s first Mi handset... read more

Corporate debt poses another major threat for Chinese Economy

The massive $16.1 trillion corporate debt in China will be a major issue for the slowing economy of the Asian manufacturing giant. The recent turbulence in the Chinese stock market has been controlled by the authorities with strict controls but corporate debt issue could cause another shock for... read more

Pre-Installed ‘Bloatware’ Proves to be the Achilles’ heel for Samsung and Oppo

In a landmark case, the Shanghai Consumer Rights Protection Commission has come to the rescue of Smartphone users. It has dragged to the court two phone makers, Samsung and Oppo, over alleged inclusion of default, unwanted applications onto their Smartphone.

On Wednesday, the Shanghai... read more

DJI launches its new self-guided developer drone --- Matrice 100

In a recent announcement, drone-manufacturer DJI has said that it has launched its latest drone called the Matrice 100. The new DJI drone makes use of an onboard guidance system with integrated ultrasonic sensors and visual cameras.

According to DJI, the onboard guidance system of the... read more

Chinese Astronauts Eager to Join Space Flights with Foreign Counterparts

It has been almost 15 years that the International Space Station (ISS) has been in operation, representing a global space exploration efforts put in by five participating space agencies. ISS's participating space agencies of the United States, Russia, Japan, Europe and Canada have been working... read more

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