Technology

Practising Chinese calligraphy on an iPad

TAIPEI (Xinhua) - "Everyday when I go out, I bring an iPad and an Apple Pencil with me," said Chang Ping-huang, a renowned calligrapher...

Robots could be rolled out for security patrols at train stations

|     Zhaki Abdullah     | SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Developed by ST Engineering, the 1.6m-tall robot is equipped with seven cameras to allow it to...

‘Tetris’ becomes even more addictive in ‘Tetris Effect’

|     Christopher Byrd     | I'VE never considered myself a fan of Tetris. Sure, I played it occasionally as a kid whenever a friend briefly relinquished...

Fortnite addiction is forcing kids into video-game rehab

DEBBIE Vitany is fighting a losing battle against Fortnite. Her 17-year-old son, Carson, has been logging 12 hours a day on the video game, searching...

Asean cities to ‘get smart’

|     Asina Pornwasin & Supalak Ganjanakhundee     | BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thailand to lead smart-city project, with Bangkok, Phuket and Chon Buri featuring prominently in...

Brazil researchers crunched as science spending collapses

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - In her Rio de Janeiro lab, biologist Michelle Klautau paid for the USD1,400 photo machine, two air conditioning units, most...

Finland’s ‘ode’ to a new era in libraries

HELSINKI (AFP) - What do you give the world’s most literate country for its 100th birthday? For Finland’s politicians and public, the answer was...

New weapon alerts police as soon as its fired

IN THE heart of an emergency, when the body’s fight-or-flight response is fully activated, calling the police is often an afterthought. That’s exactly what customers...

Argentine polo turns to genetics to produce champions

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - Are champions born, or raised? That’s the question scientists in Argentina are trying to answer as they look to pinpoint the...

Cheers as Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet

PASADENA, United States (AFP) - Cheers and applause erupted at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Monday as a waist-high unmanned lander, called InSight, touched...

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