China could bring first Mars samples to Earth before NASA

Digital Trends

China is aiming to bring the first rock samples from Mars to Earth in 2031, two years before NASA plans to perform the coveted feat. News Space China cnsa Mars NASA sample return mission

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Report: China’s Tencent Forms XR Unit to Build Its Own Metaverse

Road to VR

Tencent, the China-based multinational known for WeChat and a host of mobile games, reportedly announced to staff that was creating a unit dedicated building out its XR offerings. The post Report: China’s Tencent Forms XR Unit to Build Its Own Metaverse appeared first on Road to VR.

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China VLOG: VR in China 2020 | Digital Reality Online games

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VR cafe is having exceptionally well known in China despite the simple fact that the price for ?ne ne video game is not so inexpensive. Yesterday we were being … source.

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The newest iPhone factory will not be in China

Digital Trends

Except, this time around, it's not in China. Mobile News Apple Apple iPhone China India iPhoneYet another iPhone factory is expected to churn out millions of iPhones.

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HTC Launches Flagship Vive Store In China

VRScout

It’s no secret that China loves VR. That fact became even more apparent earlier this month when the company launched their first Vive-dedicated store and demo center in Shenzhen, China, according to reports by RoadToVR. Alvin Wang, President of HTC Vive China, recently shared several photos of the flagship location via his Twitter account. First official #Vive #Flagship store opens in Shenzhen China! News China VR HTC HTC Vive Vive Focus Vive Pro

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VR Will Be Huge in China

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China Says They May Have Found Traces Of Alien Life

Slashgear

Professor Zhang Tongjie of the China Extraterrestrial Civilization Research Group at Beijing Normal University says they may have found signs of alien life.

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China Announces New Regulations To Combat Fake News Created Using Deepfake Technology

VRScout

In an effort to deter the rampant spread of “fake news,” Chinese regulators working on behalf of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) have announced new rules that will ban the use of “deepfake” technology to produce and distribute fictional news stories.

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China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

The Ghost Howls

We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality. The Chinese VR ecosystem is very active and it is evolving pretty fast: this summer I have been in China and I met some cool startups that are working on software (e.g. Me and Dabo of Langzou VR, discussing about his company and the educational system in China. China faces a rare opportunity to participate in the international technology industry innovation.

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HTC Helps Establish the ‘Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance’ in China

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How China's COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Affect Apple

Slashgear

China's latest COVID-19 lockdowns may have a big effect on global supplies of Apple products, depending largely on how long quarantines last. News Technology

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China’s lunar sample contains glassy beads and impact fragments

Digital Trends

The lunar sample taken by China's Chang'e-5 mission has been analyzed and found to contain some 'exotic' fragments. News chang'e 5 China Moon space

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Kim Jong Un Visits China: Tries Virtual Reality

VRScout

Tuesday’s visit included a stop to the Chinese Academy of Science, showcasing China’s scientific and technological achievements since Xi Jinping took power in 2011. But the North Korean leader did express his admiration for China’s accomplishments in a note. “Under the wise command of the Communist Party of China, we will achieve better scientific performance,” he wrote, according to Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

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China Introduces AI-Powered Virtual News Anchor

VRScout

China’s VR news anchor is here and able to deliver the news 24/7 in a professional manner. Xinhua's first English #AI anchor makes debut at the World Internet Conference that opens in Wuzhen, China Wednesday pic.twitter.com/HOkWnnfHdW. — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) November 7, 2018. For now… Image Credit: China Xinhua News / BBC. The post China Introduces AI-Powered Virtual News Anchor appeared first on VRScout.

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Boeing 737 Crashes Vertically Into Mountain in China With 132 on Board

GizModo VR

A Boeing 737-800 operated by China Eastern Airlines with over 130 people on board crashed into a mountain on Monday, according to Chinese state media outlet CGTN.

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Pico Neo 3 launched in China for around $390, Pro edition to come to the West for $699

The Ghost Howls

Pico Neo 3 launched in China. The Pico Neo 3 is coming to China with interesting titles in the Pico Store like SuperHot, Synth Riders, Red Matter, and more! I really hope that this can finally unlock the VR market in China for all my friends that are trying to push VR there.

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China’s Tianwen-1 rover mission blasts off for Mars

Digital Trends

The mission is China's first solo attempt at sending a rover to the red planet. News breaking twitter China Mars space Tianwen-1

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Report: The Owner of TikTok is Considering Buying One of China’s Leading VR Headset Makers

Road to VR

ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of social media app TikTok, is reportedly considering purchasing Pico, one of China’s leading VR headset makers. The post Report: The Owner of TikTok is Considering Buying One of China’s Leading VR Headset Makers appeared first on Road to VR.

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NASA Mars orbiter spots China’s rover on Martian surface

Digital Trends

A NASA satellite has captured a dramatic view of China’s Zhurong rover just a few weeks after it reached the surface of Mars. News China Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Tianwen-1 zhurong rover

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HTC Says Watching ‘Ready Player One’ Boosts VR Purchase Intent in China

Road to VR

HTC China President Alvin Wang Graylin tweeted recently that Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (2018) is projected to have a “significantly positive impact” on VR adoption in China this year. China alone made up nearly half of Ready Player One’s gross worldwide earnings, which DeadLine reports account for more than $200 million of the ~$500 million gross box office numbers.

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Plane Crash in China Remains a Mystery, 132 Assumed Dead

GizModo VR

After a day of rigorous searching, Chinese investigators are still unable to find any survivors from the aftermath of a China Eastern Airlines plane that nosedived into a mountain.

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Walk the Great Wall of China in Google’s latest virtual tour

Digital Trends

Check out Google's latest virtual tour that lets you walk China's Great Wall and also offers lots of interesting information on the famous structure. Computing Mobile News Web Google Google Arts & Culture great wall of china virtual tour

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Dust Storm Sends China’s Mars Rover Into Safe Mode

GizModo VR

China’s Zhurong rover is currently in safe mode as it waits out a Martian dust storm, according to Chinese state-run media , and it may remain in safe mode until the end of 2022.

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China’s Jiangxi Province Promises to Invest $460 Million in AR/VR

Road to VR

Aiming to become a hub for AR and VR development, the government of China’s Jiangxi province says it plans to raise funds totalling $460 million to be invested into AR and VR companies. Last week the first ever World Conference on VR Industry event was hosted in Nanchang, the capital city of Jiangxi, China, which reportedly attracted 2,000 attendees. According to our friends at Yivian , a VR news publication based in China, the capital will be split between a $28.8

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Tencent’s new facial recognition program curbs gaming by children in China

Digital Trends

Tencent announced a facial recognition system in China that will stop children from playing video games after 10 p.m. Gaming China gaming addiction Tencent video game curfew

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China succeeds in first cargo mission to new space station

Digital Trends

China has confirmed that its first cargo mission has successfully docked with its new space station, paving the way for a crewed visit in June. News China space Space Station tianhe

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Three astronauts land safely after China’s longest crewed space mission to date

Digital Trends

News astronauts China Shenzhou-12 spaceThree Chinese astronauts have returned safely from space following a three-month stay at the new Tiangong space station which is currently under construction.

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HTC Launching Standalone Vive Exclusively In China

VRScout

This makes sense, as while Viveport usually takes a backseat to Steam for most US & EU VR-users, the HTC platform plays a much bigger role in China. China is the leading mobile market in the world today, and has the momentum to lead the global VR market as well,” said Alvin W. Graylin, China Regional President of Vive at HTC. The post HTC Launching Standalone Vive Exclusively In China appeared first on VRScout.

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China Just Made Crypto Transactions Fully Illegal

GizModo VR

After spending the past few months rounding up an untold number of crypto criminals across China, it looks like local authorities have finally had enough.

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China probe successfully lands on moon for sample collection

Digital Trends

China is a step closer to returning the first lunar rocks to Earth since 1976 after successfully landing a probe on the moon this week. News breaking twitter chang'e 5 China lunar landing Moon space

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New Crew Arrives at China's Space Station for 'Most Complicated' Mission Yet

GizModo VR

Three astronauts just boarded China’s Tiangong space station, where they will spend the next six months conducting science experiments, as well as attempting to expand and complete the nascent orbital outpost.

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Plane Crash in China May Have Been Intentional

GizModo VR

Initial investigations into the China Eastern Airlines plane that crashed into a mountain suggests that someone intentionally caused the plane to plummet.

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Watch these astronauts score firsts on China’s new space station

Digital Trends

China is continuing to set up its new space station orbiting Earth 230 miles up, with two astronauts scoring several firsts during a recent spacewalk. News China space Space Station spacewalk

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China's Baidu Launches Self-Driving Taxis in Densely Populated Shenzhen

GizModo VR

Chinese tech firm Baidu launched its self-driving taxi service in downtown Shenzhen on Thursday, marking the company’s first deployment of autonomous vehicles into a densely populated area of China.

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China's Rising COVID Cases May Affect iPhone Availability

Slashgear

Make sure you're prepared for a potential availability crunch as a resurgence of COVID-19 cases hits China. Planning to buy an iPhone this summer? News Technology

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China’s Zhurong rover rolls onto Martian surface for first time

Digital Trends

Mars is getting busy, with NASA's rovers joined by China's Zhurong rover. News China Mars spaceZhurong has now rolled onto the Martian surface for the first time.

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Transformers VR Experience Centers Coming To China

VRScout

Virtual reality centers based on the blockbuster “Transformers” series are set to open in China this Summer. Debuting in Shanghai, the centers will expand to other China cities regularly over the next five years and will be designed with a global audience in mind. DMG Yinji is publicly listed in China and valued at more than $6 billion, The post Transformers VR Experience Centers Coming To China appeared first on VRScout. News China Movies Transformers VR Arcades

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