Scottish tech startups make debut in city

ELEVEN technological startups from Scotland, the U.K., participated in a road show at the F518 Fashion and Creative Park in Bao’an District on Thursday, bringing the most cutting-edge technologies from the U.K. to Shenzhen. The road show was introduced by a program named Engage Invest Exploit (EIE), the largest technology investment platform and program in…

New report of battery fire hits Samsung

A NEW Samsung Note 7, bought this week in China, burst into flames while charging, its owner told CNNMoney. Hui Renjie, a 25-year old tech worker, said he ordered his Samsung device Sunday from online retailer JD.com. It was delivered the same day. Hui charged the smartphone overnight, but noticed early the next morning that…

SZ ranks 2nd in ecological innovation

SHENZHEN ranked second in terms of ecological innovation in city development, according to a ranking jointly released by the Institute of Philosophy under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Social Sciences Academic Press on Tuesday. Beijing topped the ranking while Shanghai ranked third. The green paper on the development of China’s ecological cities proposes…

Platform launched for self-made media in SZ

AROUND 300 guests consisting of government officials and media workers attended the launch ceremony of “@Shenzhen,” a self-made media content platform operated by sznews.com, at the Civic Center on Thursday. Lan An, editor-in-chief of sznews.com, said half of the contents including news, leisure and other useful information on the platform comes from sznews.com, while the…

Makers Share Their Ideas in SZ

Makers from around the world who are gathered in Shenzhen for a global networking event were brainstorming with not only expertise and technological know-how but also creativity over the weekend. A highlight on the weeklong agenda of the 12th annual meeting of the global Fab Lab community was when global maker heavyweights exchanged ideas from…

Shenzhen Economy, Fastest Growing in Guangdong

Shenzhen’s economy maintained strong growth momentum in the first half of this year, with its gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate topping Guangdong Province. The city achieved GDP growth of 8.5 percent for the first six months of this year, compared with the same period last year, and was the fastest-growing economy among 21 major…

Shenzhen to Be High-speed Rail Hub

Shenzhen will be one of the 19 railway transportation hubs in China, where three high-speed rails will meet, according to the latest Mid- and Long-Term Railway Network Plan issued by the National Development and Reform Commission, and China Railway Corp. The plan outlines what China’s railway network will be like in 10 years. By the…

180 days in Space Capsule

A Space experiment to study controlled ecological life support techniques was launched in Longgang District, Shenzhen on Friday during the 4th Shenzhen International Low Carbon City Forum, with four volunteers entering into an airtight capsule for the next 180 days. The project is significant for developing new techniques that support multiple members to sustain their…