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News: Tech & Science

Bees deal with darkness the same way humans do

Thursday  03:45,   18 october 2018
popsci

It just took an eclipse, some microphones, and a bunch of schoolchildren to prove... >>>

Here's a report that claims automated cars will outnumber cars with drivers in Australia within seven years

Thursday  03:31,   18 october 2018
businessinsider.com.au

A report claims Australia is lagging behind most developed economies in its preparation for driverless cars, but could still see autonomous vehicles outnumber those driven by humans within seven years. Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills... >>>

Why is Pluto no longer a planet?

Thursday  02:45,   18 october 2018
popsci

Short answer: Because we changed the definition of the word “planet” to better fit its... >>>

Ancient Viking Ship Found Buried Next To Busy Norwegian Freeway

Thursday  02:45,   18 october 2018
gizmodo.com.au

Using ground-penetrating radar, archaeologists in Norway have discovered an ancient Viking ship buried just 50cm beneath the surface of a farmer’s... >>>

Ancient Steroid Suggests Sea Sponges Were One Of Earth's First Animals

Thursday  02:31,   18 october 2018
gizmodo.com.au

Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, are claiming to have discovered the oldest known animal fossil — an ancient sea sponge that emerged between 660 million and 635 million years ago. New research published this week in Nature... >>>

Facebook accused of lying about video stats error for over a year

Thursday  02:31,   18 october 2018
engadget

Facebook is guilty of lying to advertisers, according to a new lawsuit. Back in 2016, online marketing agency Crowd Siren sued the social network for inflating its metrics -- now it claims Facebook knew as early as 2015 that it was over-reporting... >>>

The Pando aspen clone or 'trembling giant', the world's largest organism, is collapsing

Thursday  01:45,   18 october 2018
abc.net.au

The largest organism on earth is a giant underground root system that sends up thousands of genetically identical clone aspen trees. But it's collapsing, according to... >>>

Sunken World War II aircraft carrier found by deep-sea expedition

Thursday  00:45,   18 october 2018
nationalgeographic

Known for deep-sea exploration efforts uncovering military ships in the past, Paul Allen's personal search team has helped to discover a lost aircraft... >>>

Bees deal with darkness the same way humans do

Wednesday  20:23,   17 october 2018
popsci

It just took an eclipse, some microphones, and a bunch of schoolchildren to prove... >>>

Key Facebook investors join push to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman

Wednesday  20:23,   17 october 2018
cnet

This latest proposal comes after Facebook revealed hackers stole personal info from 29 million... >>>

Apple granted double-folding iPhone patent

Wednesday  20:23,   17 october 2018
msn

A patent granted to Apple has been spotted for a phone that folds not once, but... >>>

Apple launched a new privacy website that lets you find all the data the company has on you

Wednesday  20:22,   17 october 2018
cnbc

Apple's privacy website relaunch is another step in the company's bid to differentiate its brand as one that avoids dealing in the sale of personal information of its... >>>

Samsung ups its 5G ante with network analytics firm acquisition

Wednesday  15:41,   17 october 2018
cnet

The company acquires Spanish firm Zhilabs, which could enhance its 5G network capabilities and... >>>

Chrome 70 released with Windows web app support and option to disable controversial login

Wednesday  15:41,   17 october 2018
theverge

Progressive Web App support added for... >>>

Fujifilm X-T3 review: An X-Series camera that gets video right

Wednesday  15:41,   17 october 2018
engadget

Fujifilm's X-T3 sure looks a lot like the X-T2, but don't be deceived. Aside from the handsome, compact body, this is a smarter, more capable mirrorless camera in almost every... >>>