Peter Chen

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This Bare Bones Electric Trike Can Fly

Barely 100 pounds and it can fly through the air with the greatest of ease.<p>College students in Singapore have designed and built what they're calling the world's lightest electric paraglider trike, a remarkably bare-bones flying machine. Eight engineering students at the National University of …

IBM and SoftBank Launch First Japanese Language APIs for Watson

A year ago, SoftBank teamed up with IBM to bring its supercomputer Watson to Japan. Now Watson has learned enough Japanese for developers to take advantage of its new skills.<p>The two companies launched six Japanese APIs today. In addition to speech-to-text and text-to-speech services, they</b> …

Ankara blast: Turkey vows retaliation for deadly bomb attack

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1227000/1227120_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534495757_c4fd8f76fd882ac5fe468ccfe0416f6f<p><b>Turkey has vowed to retaliate against the perpetrators of a powerful blast in the capital Ankara that left at least 28 people dead and 61 …

Extremism

Breakthrough laser technology by Hong Kong researchers makes art authentication at least 100 times more sensitive

A team at Baptist University has developed a laser technique capable of discerning authentic art works from fake ones without causing visible damage …

Hong Kong

Survival show may air in Europe - Culture

British explorer Bear Grylls' Chinese mainland TV debut has garnered attention from major European buyers, making it the first Chinese outdoors …

Bear Grylls

Provincial Spain set to play it safe and avoid change despite challenge of big-city rebels

While talk in Madrid is of Podemos, 30 miles away in Chinchón the Popular party is the favourite to win in Sunday’s elections<p>Mounted on the wall of José Luis Martínez’s small bar, El Albero in Chinchón, is the head of a bull, one of countless killed by matadors in this upmarket town about 30 miles …

Burundi: We will not allow foreign troops to enter

Burundi's government has rejected the African Union's decision to deploy a 5,000-strong peacekeeping force to curb ongoing violence in the troubled country, saying it will prevent foreign troops from entering its borders.<p>The African Union's Peace and Security Council agreed on Friday night to …

Chinese toy factory workers seek missing pension funds from employer and Disney

When Qin Renfang first started working at the Mizutani toy factory on the outskirts of this city, the area was mud-pathed and barren. A decade later, rows of low-rise residential buildings and hawkers' stalls form a teeming community, and the 43-year-old considers it home.<p>Qin and her colleagues — …

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