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The return of the shuttle: ‘Dream Chaser’ set for blastoff

It is the return of the shuttle – albeit in a somewhat smaller form. NASA has revealed a new ‘mini shuttle’ built by  Sierra Nevada’s C... read more

Shopping by voice on Amazon Echo could be a ripoff

In the name of convenience, Amazon and Walmart are pushing people to shop by just talking to a digital assistant. Shopping by voice means giving orders to the A... read more

Google stitches together footage of solar eclipse

After weeks of anticipation, the sight of the moon’s silhouette blotting out all but a halo-like corona of the sun drew whoops and cheers from onlookers w... read more

Rumours suggest Google Pixel 2 will be unveiled October 2 

Rumours have been swirling for months about Google’s next Pixel smartphones, and the latest report suggests we may finally have a release date. Evan Blass... read more

Timelapse shows ISS pass in front of the solar eclipse

On Monday, a full solar eclipse swept across the US for the first time in almost a century, briefly turning the nation into an excited mob of star gazers. One o... read more

Google reveals the software behind its self-driving cars

Google’s sister company Waymo has kept the software and testing it is using to develop self-driving cars under tight secrecy – until now. For the fi... read more

Eclipse timelapse captured by NASAs Hinode solar satellite

As millions of Americans watched the total solar eclipse that crossed the continental United States earlier this week, one observer had a very different view. N... read more

Wal-Mart and Google reveal voice shopping to take Amazon

Wal-Mart is teaming up with Alphabet Inc’s Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Inc, adding another front ... read more

White nationalist Cantwell to turn himself in after rally

A white nationalist seen sobbing in a YouTube video about a warrant out for his arrest after the Charlottesville rally says he’ll turn himself in. Christ... read more

Google joins forces with Walmart to take on Amazon Prime

In a bid to take on Amazon, Google has joined forces with Walmart to widen its ‘Express’ programme. The collaboration will allow users to order hund... read more

Netflix drama linked to rise in searches about suicide

Charities have accused the makers of 13 Reasons Why, which charts the suicide of teen Hannah Baker, of ‘romanticising’ the act The Netflix teen dra... read more

Google touts Titan security chip to market cloud services

Alphabet Inc´s Google this week will disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip, an elaborate security feature for its cloud computing network t... read more

Solar eclipse viewers Google ‘Am I blind?’ after event

It appears President Trump wasn’t the only one risking blindness to stare at the eclipse without protection yesterday. Many eclipse viewers flocked to Goo... read more

Husband asks ‘schoolgirl’ for her number in a set-up

This is the shocking moment a suspicious wife caught her alleged ‘sex offender’ husband asking a woman posing as an underage school girl for her num... read more

Google to launch ‘Her’ AI headphones and Chromebook Pixel

Google will unveil a new Pixel Chromebook as well as a miniature version of Google Home at its upcoming hardware event, according to a source. If true, that wou... read more

Orion powers up: NASA switches on moon and Mars capsule

NASA has powered up the capsule that will soon take man around the moon – and beyond. The Orion spacecraft destined for Exploration Mission-1, an unmanned... read more

Michigan boy helps his sister to walk by holding her hands

Big brother Mason was super supportive in helping his little sister Meadow  Their father Michael DeBone captured the sweet moment in August 2013  Michael, fro... read more

Jasmine dons a pair of NASA glasses to check out eclipse

Its certainly not the coolest pair of shades she’s ever modeled. But Jasmine Tookes made sure she was wearing a pair of the safest for the eclipse on Mond... read more

Moon trolls the sun on Twitter in NASA solar cyber spat

As if a solar eclipse was not enough, the moon threw some virtual shade at the sun on Twitter on Monday, as millions of people watched the first coast-to-coast ... read more

Google reveals Oreo, the newest version of the Android OS

Google has revealed Android Oreo, the newest version of its mobile operating system. It is now officially out of developer beta and part of Android Open Source ... read more

NASA to make oxygen from Mars atmosphere for survival

NASA has a new plan to overcome one of the biggest hurdles with colonizing Mars. The agency plans to use the red planet’s own atmosphere to create oxygen ... read more

Carrie Bickmore has a phone malfunction on The Project

She’s the multiple Logie award winner who is also mum to Evie, two, and Oliver, nine. And The Project’s Carrie Bickmore, 36, came in for some gentl... read more

Create safe glasses to watch eclipse using cereal box

Anyone eager to catch a glimpse of Monday’s solar eclipse but doesn’t want to pay exorbitant prices for special viewing glasses could make their own NASA ha... read more

Boy is caught trying to disconnect dad’s nanny cam

A child tries to disconnect the living room Nanny Cam but is caught on wide lens  Jeremy Gabrysch installed the camera to prevent his kids watching late night ... read more