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Finland wants to share its expertise with Qatar

Finland wants to share its expertise with Qatar

Finland can share its expertise in the field of education, healthcare, clean technology and food security with Qatar to help the country achieve its National Vision 2030, Finnish ambassador Riitta Swan has said.

Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'

Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'

Dutch officials toasted on Tuesday the opening of what is being called the world's first 3D-printed concrete bridge, which is primarily meant to be used by cyclists.

Huawei aims to challenge Apple and Samsung on technology as well as price

Huawei aims to challenge Apple and Samsung on technology as well as price

China's Huawei has unveiled a new line of smartphones that match or even improve on key features offered by Apple or Samsung while undercutting their rivals on price.

Looking for an Uber? Book it through Snapchat's ‘context cards’

Looking for an Uber? Book it through Snapchat's ‘context cards’

Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday introduced ‘context cards’, a new feature that will allow users to book an Uber ride or reserve a seat at a restaurant without leaving the messaging app.

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

If you think technology has shaken up the news media -- just wait, you haven't seen anything yet.

UK team meets ministers, trade ties reviewed

UK team meets ministers, trade ties reviewed

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations and discussed aspects of joint co-operation, especially in economic, trade and investment fields, and means of developing these.

Smash hit: Ping pong robot takes on Olympian at Tokyo tech fair

Smash hit: Ping pong robot takes on Olympian at Tokyo tech fair

A ping-pong-playing robot served up a hit at a top Tokyo tech fair Monday, while a barely-moving machine in the shape of a sloth aimed to provide a relaxing change of pace.

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks, setting it on the bumpy road to making new vehicle sales all-electric by 2030.

Trump blocks Chinese acquisition of US semiconductor firm

Trump blocks Chinese acquisition of US semiconductor firm

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blocked attempts by a Chinese state-owned firm to acquire an American semiconductor manufacturer on national security concerns, drawing a rebuke from Beijing.

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

It's 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature -- digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly.

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

Ukraine denied on Monday that it had ever supplied defence technology to North Korea, responding to an article in the New York Times ...

Octopus inspires S Korea 'breakthrough' adhesive patch

Octopus inspires S Korea 'breakthrough' adhesive patch

The clinging power of octopus tentacles has inspired a breakthrough new adhesive patch that works on wet and oily surfaces with potentially huge medical and industrial uses ...