What next after 100 Resilient Cities funding ends?

It was no April fool's joke when the Rockefeller Foundation announced it will phase out funding for the 100 Resilient Cities network. The foundation's message was a surprise for many participating cities, including Melbourne ...

Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations: report

Amazon plans to close down its online retail operations that cater to consumers in China in an apparent admission of defeat to local e-commerce rivals such as Alibaba and JD.com, a report said on Thursday.

Crowdsourcing speeds up earthquake monitoring

Data produced by internet users can help to speed up the detection of earthquakes. Fast and accurate information is essential in the case of earthquakes: Epicentre location, depth and magnitude are minimum requirements to ...

Improved hybrid models for multi-step wind speed forecasting

To mitigate global warming by reducing emissions, wind is widely expected to become an alternative source of energy. Wind power generation uses the surface atmosphere, where movement blows the wind turbine to generate the ...

Experts: US anti-Huawei campaign likely exaggerated

Since last year, the U.S. has waged a vigorous diplomatic offensive against the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, claiming that any nation deploying its gear in next-generation wireless networks is giving Beijing a ...

European firms say China business 'more difficult'

European companies complain they still face a tough business climate in China despite Beijing's pledges of openness, with about half saying it has become tougher in the past year, according to a survey released Wednesday.

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