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VR Tops the List of China’s Top 5 Tech News Searches In 2016
With the end of 2016 fast approaching, Baidu has actually revealed the most browsed news in China. Based upon information collected in the first eleven months of this year, < a href= "http://tech.sina.com.cn/i/2016-12-02/doc-ifxyiayr8794104.shtml" target =" _ blank "> an overall of 26 lists on a wide variety of topics like international and domestic affairs, “in” words, poplar apps were complied by leveraging information from numerous services under Baidu’s brand.
Let’s have a look at the leading 5 searches about tech.
Image credit: Shutterstock VR is likewise taken extremely seriously by mainland tech companies. Nearly all leading domestic internet companies launched VR devices or VR-related services: Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Xiaomi, LeEco, Sougou, Baofeng, as well as lots of small companies. At the very same time, business usage of VR innovation is opening more opportunities in this growing market.
Discovering Gravitational Wave
Recruitment show Just You with Guo showing his formulas For years, scientists have actually been trying to detect the gravitational waves that Albert Einstein predicted in his basic theory of relativity. The first observation of gravitational waves was lastly made on 14 September 2015 and was announced in February this year.
In China, this news went even additional with calls for Fang Zhouzi, an outspoken critic and science writer, to ask forgiveness. 5 years back, Fang appeared on 非你莫属 (Just You, a task searching program) as a judge. Throughout the program, he went on to mock Guo Yingsen, a 55-year-old who had been just recently laid off, for his belief in gravitational waves. Fang and Zhang Shaoshang, host of the show, were both roasted online for their extreme and, more notably, incorrect words.
AlphaGo Beats Go Master Lee Se-dol
In a competition in March 2016, Google’s AlphaGo program beat Lee Se-dol 3-0 in a best-of-five match of Go, thought about to be far more tough for a computer than chess due to its intricacy. The occasion was seen as a landmark moment for artificial intelligence, and thus, activated issues that AI will doom mankind in the future. Scientists and engineers have actually taken sides on what are the future prospects for AI and human race. However one thing is for sure, the technology is receiving the attention it has actually never ever obtained before from both entrepreneurs and investors.
Shenzhou 11 Crewed Spacecraft
China released Shenzhou-11 spacecraft on October 17th, sending with the Long March Rocket two astronauts who spent a 33-day stay in the space station. That was the longest Chinese astronauts have actually invested in space. It is China’s 6th manned space mission given that 2003. A source of enormous national pride for China, the area program has actually been getting great deals of public attention connecting is with the nation’s financial and technological progress.
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