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Didi confirms $5.5b funding to boost ‘global strategy’

April 29, 2017 0

Photo credit: toonartist / 123RF. Didi, China’s top ride-hailing startup, today revealed it has secured US$5.5 billion in funding. The investors were not disclosed. The

Alibaba vs Tencent – on 2 wheels

April 29, 2017 0

Photo credit: Ofo. Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent have a timeworn tradition of competing through proxies, usually portfolio companies. In the ride-hailing war it

Your TIA Singapore 2017 adventure is (almost) complete with these speakers

April 29, 2017 0

In the lead up to Tech in Asia Singapore 2017, a slew of speakers have been introduced to their all-star roster. Aside from Adi Tartako

Silicon Valley innovation builder Singularity U launches Singapore chapter

April 29, 2017 0

SU Singapore global impact challenge winner Victor Pomponiu (center) with SG Innovate boss Steve Leonard (third from left), SU director of strategic relations Kip Stringfellow

This New Material Replicates Photosynthesis to Generate Clean Energy and Suck Up CO2

April 29, 2017 0

Scientists have created an artificial form of photosynthesis that could reduce levels of carbon dioxide in the air, and provide solar fuel at the same

ScienceAlert Offer: Check Out These Adorable SKEYE Pico Drones

April 29, 2017 0

We all love playing with drones, but a lot of models out there are too big, expensive, and delicate to have too much fun with.

We Just Got More New Evidence That Parkinson’s Starts in the Gut – Not the Brain

April 29, 2017 0

Scientists have found more new evidence that Parkinson’s could start in the gut before spreading to the brain, observing lower rates of the disease in

This Weird AF Hercules Beetle Pupa Is Our New Favourite Alien Baby

April 29, 2017 0

Just when we thought we’d seen it all, the internet dishes up a fat, red alien baby that looks like it’s been ripped from the

The Mystery Path of Antarctica’s Blood Falls Has Finally Been Revealed

April 29, 2017 0

When Antarctic explorers first discovered a cliff stained with blood-red water in 1911, they assumed that red-hued algae were responsible for the colour. The place

Physicists Just Came Up With a Mathematical Model for a Viable Time Machine

April 29, 2017 0

Physicists have come up with what they claim is a mathematical model of a theoretical “time machine” – a box that can move backwards and