Google scientist predicts blurring of human-machine distinctions in futureGoogle scientist predicts blurring of human-machine distinctions in futureThe top artificial intelligence scientist at Google believes distinctions between human and machine would be blurred within the era of artificial intelligence, while disagreeing with Stephen Hawking’s view that the future AI development would supersede human beings.

Chinese family of 500 gather for supersize reunion photo using droneChinese family of 500 gather for supersize reunion photo using droneYou think it's hard to wrangle your family for an annual photo? A Chinese clan of more than 500 relatives had the ultimate task of comin…

Ancient tomb of Chinese general and princess filled with figurinesAncient tomb of Chinese general and princess filled with figurinesThe tomb of a general and his princess wife buried on March 18, in the year 564, has been discovered in China. The ancient tomb, which co…

First large airliner made in China to debut in 2017First large airliner made in China to debut in 2017China's first large passenger jet is expected to make its first flight in the first half of this year, state media People's Daily reporte…

Overseas Chinese acquisitions worth $75bn cancelled last yearOverseas Chinese acquisitions worth $75bn cancelled last yearChinese overseas deals worth almost $75bn were cancelled last year as a regulatory clampdown and restrictions on foreign exchange caused …

Startups in China are reigniting a passion for cyclingStartups in China are reigniting a passion for cyclingUnlock them with an app, drop them off anywhere, and nip past lanes of stationary car traffic: The humble bicycle is seeing a revival in …

China's online retail giant Alibaba launches Australian operationChina's online retail giant Alibaba launches Australian operationChinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has its eyes firmly set on the Australian and New Zealand markets, and has opened its first office in th…