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China To Cut Fossil Fuel Use To Below 20% By 2060

China is targeting a clean energy goal of reducing fossil fuel use to below 20% by 2060, according to an official plan published by state media. The Guardian reports: The cabinet document, released on Sunday, follows a pledge by President Xi Jinping.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 26th, 2021

Creating a less fragile diamond using fullerenes

A team of researchers from China, Germany and the U.S. has developed a way to create a less fragile diamond. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes their approach to creating a paracrystalline diamond and possible uses fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

Crypto Miners in Kazakhstan Face Bitter Winter of Power Cuts

Illegal miners and mass relocations after a ban on crypto mining in China have overloaded energy grid. From a report: Matthew Heard, a software engineer from San Jose, is worried about his 33 bitcoin mining machines in Kazakhstan. In the past week, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 27th, 2021

China Looks To Set Up Digital Asset Bourse in Virtual Yuan Push

China is considering setting up a digital asset exchange in Beijing as officials push to promote usage of the digital yuan and crack down on cryptocurrencies. From a report: Beijing will explore the possibility of establishing a bourse for digital as.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

New study shows electric fields can improve the efficiency of wastewater purification

Ammonia is one of many pollutants present in wastewater and can be toxic for marine and terrestrial life. Therefore, in a process called air stripping, it is removed from wastewater and later used as a fertilizer or fuel. Air stripping converts ammon.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

US puts China quantum computing companies on trade blacklist

The US Department of Commerce has imposed trade sanctions on a total of 27 foreign companies with 12 of them based in China, 13 in Pakistan, one in Japan and one in Singapore. These Chinese companies were banned because of their alleged support for C.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Equipment maker ACM debuts on China STAR market

ACM Research, a supplier of wafer cleaning technologies for advanced semiconductor devices, has had its Shanghai-based subsidiary start trading on the science and technology innovation board (STAR) of China's Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) recently......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

China"s carbon emissions fall for first time since COVID lockdowns: report

China's CO2 emissions fell in the third quarter for the first time since the country reopened from COVID-19 lockdowns, research published Thursday showed, in what experts said could mark a carbon "turning point" for the country......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

China lithium battery makers to raise contract quotes in 2022

China's first-tier lithium battery makers will raise contract quotes by 20% next year, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

LCD TV panel prices to rebound in 1Q21 or 2Q21, says AUO president

Better-than-expected TV sales during China's Double 11 online shopping festival signals that global demand for TVs is beginning to pick up, and LCD TV panel prices will rebound in the first or second quarter of 2022, acording to Frank Ko, president a.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

China Suspends Tencent From Updating Existing Apps or Launching New Apps

China has suspended Tencent Holdings from updating its existing apps or launching any new apps as part of a "temporary administrative guidance" against the tech giant, Chinese media outlets including Shanghai-based Chinastarmarket.cn reported. From a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

The Chip Shortage Hurts Auto Sales a Lot, Consumer Electronics Only a Little

Hot consumer tech is hard to snag this holiday season. Get used to it. New-car shoppers in the United States, China, and everywhere else face slim inventory and dealers unwilling to budge on price. It's all because of the global chip shortage, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Astronomers discover ancient brown dwarf with lithium deposits intact

Brown dwarfs, also known as "coffee colored dwarfs" or "failed stars" are the natural link between stars and planets. They are more massive than Jupiter but now sufficiently to burn hydrogen, which is the fuel the stars use to shine. For that reason.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Endangered deer"s prion gene could protect it from chronic wasting disease

China's Père David's deer was nearly gone in the late 1800s. Just 18 deer—the very last of their kind—were brought into captivity after the rest had been hunted to extinction. When 11 of the deer reproduced, the species had a chance. Today, afte.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Collapse of ancient Liangzhu culture caused by climate change

Referred to as China's Venice of the Stone Age, the Liangzhu excavation site in eastern China is considered one of the most significant testimonies of early Chinese advanced civilisation. More than 5000 years ago, the city already had an elaborate wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Growth in the smart home will be fueled by these transformative trends

The smart home continues to grow and encompass a wide field of categories, but here are the transformative trends that will continue to fuel it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Russian modder upgrades an RTX 2060 graphics cards to 12GB of GDDR6

Over the last few months, we've heard several rumors that Nvidia could soon launch updated RTX 3000 series graphics cards and resurrect the RTX 2060 to try and alleviate supply issues. Last week, a few regulatory filings confirmed that Nvidia is inde.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

New lignin based material to replace fossil plastics and adhesives

Researchers at Stockholm University have developed a resource-efficient method to produce new lignin-based materials that can be thermally reprocessed and used to substitute thermosetting resins and adhesives......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

EV manufacturing drives demand for machine tools, robots

According to Japan Machine Tool Builders' Association (JMTBA), machine tool orders from China have been increasing for 16 consecutive months and grew 24.5% on-year in October......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Industry watch: Value matters more than price

In the past, the survival model of the ICT industry was relatively simple: As long as enterprises managed to become members the Apple or "Samsung supply chain, they could secure lucrative business. Under the US-China trade war of today's world, where.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

China"s New Privacy Law Leaves US Behind

While China's sweeping new data privacy laws have left tech companies confused about how to comply, they also put the U.S. even further behind in the global race to set digital standards. From a report: China enacted its Personal Information Privacy.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021