On Tuesday, Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xpeng Motors unveiled its first smart vehicle, a four-legged robot pony that children can ride called the “Little White Dragon.”
Children’s toy: Designed by Xpeng Robotics, the Little White Dragon pony is equipped with power modules, motion control, obstacle detection, face and voice recognition and the ability to express emotions through its front face screen, Seeking Alpha reported.
An invention that could provide clean drinking water to “sea nomads” — communities living near the ocean — has earned three Malaysian students a spot to compete at the James Dyson Awards, an annual competition that recognizes young design engineers with inventive solutions to real-world problems.
Malaysia’s best: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) sophomores Bennie Beh Hue May, Loo Xin Yang and Yap Chun Yoon won the top prize of 10,000 Malaysian Ringgit ($2,400) in Malaysia’s search for its official entry to the international design competition, MalayMail reported.
A young boy from London is generating six-figure earnings by selling ownership tokens of digital artworks via blockchain technology, otherwise known as NFTs.
A new audio-focused social platform founded by Asian American entrepreneurs is hoping to attract more users with its promise of inclusivity and focus on culture and education.
FAM app, which recently launched on iOS and Android, is directly taking on Clubhouse — a similar product that made headlines after spikes in users earlier this year.
Digital Bank Cheese Aims to Fix ‘Inequality’ Asian Americans Face, Donates $100K to Asian Communities
A digital bank aimed at serving the Asian American community recently launched on Wednesday.
Cheese provides its own debit Mastercard (issued by the Coastal Community Bank) and is available to anyone, even those without a credit history.
Days after becoming an instant hit to Chinese users, audio chat app Clubhouse was reportedly blocked by government sensors in China.
Chinese users failed to access the invitation-only social networking platform on Monday, reports CNN. Upon logging in, users were reportedly greeted by a red error message that read “a secure connection to the server cannot be made.”
A patent filed by Chinese mobile phone brand Huawei has raised controversy over a feature that allegedly singles out people of Uyghur origin.
A company in Tokyo has reached out to residents to turn their faces into hyperrealistic masks — and for a relatively good deal.
Kamenya Omote, an actual mask company, will pay each willing local $380 for its new project, which relies on 3D-printing technology.
A four-wheeled electric scooter, labeled as a “portable car,” has now gone on sale beyond its home of Japan for the rest of the world.
Developed by Cocoa Motors, the 13-inch Walkcar weighs only 2.9 kilograms (6.4 pounds) and can be carried around like a laptop, offering convenience for short-distance trips within neighborhoods, malls and campuses.
Meet Melanie Perkins, one of the wealthiest women in Australia and the CEO and co-founder of multi-billion dollar tech company Canva.
The 32-year-old Filipino Australian tech entrepreneur has a net worth of $1.3 billion, making her the third richest woman in Australia, according to International Business Times.
A hacker in Hong Kong has won thousands of followers — including tech VIPs — for publishing new features in popular apps ahead of their official announcement.
Jane Manchun Wong, who does so out of “curiosity” and “personal amusement,” has even been called “a better source” on new projects than internal communications teams.
Aided by virtual reality technology, a South Korean mother was recently “reunited” with her daughter who passed away in 2016.
“I Met You,” a televised documentary from the Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, told the story of Jang Ji-sung, a mother whose 7-year-old daughter Nayeon died of an incurable disease. The program uploaded a touching clip of the virtual reunion on its YouTube page on Thursday.