News: Tech & Science

Elephants are EVOLVING to not grow tusks after years of being hunted by poachers who have wiped out nearly 90% of their number in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park

Tuesday  13:30,   13 november 2018

Almost 90 per cent of African elephants in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park were slaughtered for their ivory to finance weapons in the country's civil... >>>

Is there a smarter smartwatch in your future?

Tuesday  11:09,   13 november 2018

Today's devices are savvier about health, wellness and fitness. They’re also sleeker, smarter and run longer between charges. They know when you’re sleeping. They know when you’re, uh, working out. When it comes to your lifestyle, they can even tell >>>

Apple confirms its T2 chip will block some third-party repairs

Tuesday  11:09,   13 november 2018

Apple yesterday confirmed that its new security chip T2, used in MacBooks launched this year, will prevent third-party repairs for some... >>>

Top 5 Mars mysteries yet to be solved

Tuesday  11:08,   13 november 2018

We know a lot about the red planet after four decades of exploration. But some big questions remain... >>>

Apple may release a 5G iPhone in 2020 after all

Tuesday  08:57,   13 november 2018

Intel has unveiled its new 5G chip, which will be available in late... >>>

Scientists to swap dusty old kilogram for something more stable

Tuesday  08:57,   13 november 2018

Scientists to swap dusty old kilogram for something more... >>>

Facebook goes down in a widespread outage across the U.S. (update: it’s back up now)

Tuesday  08:57,   13 november 2018

If you tried logging into Facebook this morning and got an error message, here's... >>>

Amazon Picks New York City, Northern Virginia for Its HQ2 Locations

Tuesday  06:18,   13 november 2018

New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon.com Inc.’s second and third headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed the Amazon deal Monday night during his weekly... >>>

Nick Bell Out as Snapchat Head of Content

Tuesday  05:32,   13 november 2018

Bell oversaw the Discover section of Snapchat, including partnerships with publishers and original programming. Nick Bell is leaving Snapchat. The company's VP of content sent a memo to staff on Monday (Tuesday AEDT) announcing that he is departing... >>>

The Domino's Pizza App Just Got A Huge Upgrade

Tuesday  02:25,   13 november 2018

Domino’s has released New Pizza Chef, an app for Android and iOS that uses the latest in augmented reality (AR) technology to help you create your own pizzas and put you in charge of the pizza kitchen's creative department. Here's how it works.... >>>

US Army recruiting soldiers to enter professional video game contests to appeal to young Americans

Tuesday  02:25,   13 november 2018

The US Army is now using video games to reel in new... >>>

Car crash data thief 'unlucky' to be jailed

Tuesday  01:50,   13 november 2018

A car repair worker is the first person to be sentenced to jail as a result of a UK data watchdog... >>>

Orangutans Are Better Than Kids at Making Basic Tools

Tuesday  01:10,   13 november 2018

Remarkably human-like, with the toolmaking abilities to show... >>>

Drone finds 'rare' shark nursery, 2,500 feet beneath the surface

Monday  13:42,   12 november 2018

There were shark eggs and more sharks than you can... >>>

How to drive a robot on Mars

Monday  13:42,   12 november 2018

Some 78 million miles (126 million kilometers) from Earth, alone on the immense and frigid Red Planet, a robot the size of a small 4x4 wakes up just after sunrise. And just as it has every day for the past six years, it awaits its... >>>