US Marines Field Mobile 3-D Printing Machine Shop to Produce Spare Parts

The US Marine Corps developed a mobile three-dimensional printing facility to manufacture spare parts. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Marine Corps said in a press release on Tuesday that engineers have developed a mobile three-dimensional printing facility, called X-FAB, to manufacture spare parts and to complement the transportable machinist shop that travels with expeditionary units. … Continue reading US Marines Field Mobile 3-D Printing Machine Shop to Produce Spare Parts

Dandong firms lack talent, funds; their progress hindered by inadequate R&D

Dandong in Northeast China’s Liaoning Province is a city characterized by a large number of small and medium-sized enterprises, but a lack of talent and capital is now hindering their growth. Established four years ago, ZXRAY Technology Co, an X-ray instrument maker in Dandong, has grown into a company with more than 30 employees and … Continue reading Dandong firms lack talent, funds; their progress hindered by inadequate R&D

Things you may want to know about Huawei’s first 5G mobile phone

Chinese mobile giant Huawei launched its first 5G mobile phone for commercial use on July 26. While consumers can’t wait to buy the new product, they may still have some concerns about it. 1. Can the phone function normally under both standalone and non-standalone 5G networks? Powered by the Balong 5000, Huawei’s first 7nm multi-code … Continue reading Things you may want to know about Huawei’s first 5G mobile phone

Musk Says Zuckerberg Has ‘Limited’ Understanding of Artificial Intelligence

Billionaire businessman Elon Musk has taken a dig at rival Mark Zuckerberg, claiming the Facebook CEO only has a “limited” understanding of artificial intelligence. His remarks come after Zuckerberg described his scaremongering comments about AI as “pretty irresponsible.” Many people have a fear of a Terminator-style dystopia where robots and computers take over from humans. … Continue reading Musk Says Zuckerberg Has ‘Limited’ Understanding of Artificial Intelligence

Russian Home-Grown Computer Poised to Ease Dependence on Industry Heavyweights

Sputnik got a chance to check out some of the hottest innovations in the Russian high tech industry at the ChipEXPO-2018 exhibition in Moscow this week. Russia’s drive toward technology-related import substitution is gaining steam, with dozens of companies from Zelenograd to Novosibirsk represented at this year’s ChipEXPO, offering innovations in areas from smart self-driving … Continue reading Russian Home-Grown Computer Poised to Ease Dependence on Industry Heavyweights

Best-quality engineering projects in China selected

Twenty-six engineering projects won the Gold Award of the 2016-2017 National Quality Engineering Award for their outstanding quality and use of advanced technologies, China News reported. The winning projects include a coal-fired power plant in northwest China’s Xinjiang, a spacecraft launch site in southern Hainan province, and a highway-railway bridge in central China, among others. … Continue reading Best-quality engineering projects in China selected

China’s progress in advanced infrastructure over 100 times faster than US: Elon Musk

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk last week praised the high efficiency of Chinese infrastructure construction, dubbing the nation 100 times faster than the US. Screenshot of tweet by SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk (File photo) “China’s progress in advanced infrastructure is more than 100 times faster than the US,” Musk wrote on his … Continue reading China’s progress in advanced infrastructure over 100 times faster than US: Elon Musk