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China ‘to lead world in 5G by 2025’

June 29th 2017 CHINA is testing 5G networks in major cities including Shanghai and is expected to become the world’s biggest 5G network by 2025, industry officials said during the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which opened yesterday. China will rise to the top after commercially adopting 5G services about 2020 and 5G connections will hit 428 ...

Smart devices are about to get even smarter, says Xiaomi’s new global head

June 29th 2017 Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi has millions of people around the world using its smart products, from fitness bands to air purifiers. And in the future, technologies like artificial intelligence and deep learning could start giving those users personalised advice – such as fitness tips or meal plans – based on the data generated ...

Chinese officials let children ‘experience drugs’ through VR

June 29th 2017 Virtual-reality headsets beaming psychedelic images give youngsters an unpleasant, but harmless, experience of taking narcotics Youngsters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, were invited to take part in a range of activities during an event held to mark the United Nations’ International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit ...

Tech-based rehab

June 27th 2017 Drug users are required to watch movies which show the horrible consequences of using drugs. They will then be made to watch a film showing the beauty of living a healthy life, an employee surnamed Wang from the Liangzhu compulsory drug rehabilitation center told the Global Times. The VR technology makes everything more vivid, so ...