News: Tech & Science

Why Scientists Seem Like They're Always Changing Their Minds

Thursday  13:40,   21 september 2017
Lifehacker Australia

Is coffee good or bad for us this week? Butter is still okay, right? Is coffee good or bad for us this week? Butter is still okay, right? Are we in a "diet coke will kill you" or a "diet coke is fine" cycle? It can be hard to keep track.[...]

Android One comes to the US at last with the Moto X4

Thursday  10:22,   21 september 2017

When it first launched in June 2014, Android One was envisioned by Google as a way to bring the mobile platform with its latest updates and features to easily accessible budget phones in developing markets. The Moto X4 is the first Android[...]

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on messaging apps like Skype and Snapchat

Thursday  10:09,   21 september 2017

Saudi Arabia will lift a ban on internet calls at 8PM ET today that had stood since[...]

Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

Thursday  10:08,   21 september 2017

<p>It disclosed the findings after details of a report by cyber-security firm FireEye Inc that was sent to some Equifax customers were reported by the Wall Street Journal earlier on Wednesday.</p>It disclosed the findings after details of a[...]

Hopeful Martians Emerge From 8-Month Experiment To Find Earth Horrific As Ever

Thursday  07:45,   21 september 2017
Gizmodo Australia

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and other space enthusiasts can ship humans to Mars as easily as an Amazon Prime delivery.Before Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and other space enthusiasts can ship humans to Mars as easily as an Amazon Prime delivery, we need to figure [...]

Facebook to add more human review to ad system: COO Sandberg

Thursday  07:01,   21 september 2017

<p>Facebook Inc (FB.O) will add "more human review and oversight" to its ad-buying system, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday, responding to rising criticism that automated processes have allowed people to buy[...]

Fake diamonds helped scientists find the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth

Thursday  06:35,   21 september 2017
Popular Science

It all went down 36 million years ago.&nbsp;A girl's best friend, or maybe the cheaper[...]

Jaw-Dropping Jupiter: Juno Probe Snaps Dramatic Up-Close Views of Planet

Thursday  06:07,   21 september 2017

New photos by NASA's Juno spacecraft capture the solar system's largest planet in all its complex glory.&nbsp;&nbsp;The four photos — which Juno took over an 8-minute span on Sept. 1, during its most recent close flyby of Jupiter —[...]

Call for change to human cloning law to prevent genetic disorder

Thursday  02:38,   21 september 2017

A procedure to create "three-person babies" could be on its way to Australia, with a campaign launched to overhaul a law on human cloning.Changes are under way in Britain to allow women at risk of having a baby with potentially fatal forms [...]

As Apple slows, fast-moving Chinese rivals gain in wealthy markets

Wednesday  19:24,   20 september 2017

Slowing innovation at iPhone maker Apple gives Asian rivals their best chance yet to conquer developed markets, retailers and consumers say — thanks to better designs and lower prices. Apple last week unveiled new iPhones with wireless charging, an[...]

Apple Watch review: Ditch the iPhone

Wednesday  18:54,   20 september 2017

The latest Apple Watch clocks in with cellular. And that increases the way you can use it without your iPhone.&nbsp;&nbsp;Case in point: I don’t typically wear a wristwatch in the shower or hot tub at my gym, even with a watch like this one[...]

Google Will Pay People to Fight ISIS From New Fund

Wednesday  18:10,   20 september 2017

Western governments have called on the search giant to do more to tackle extremist content.It said that the $1.3 million set aside for tackling extremist content online in Britain was just a portion of a $5 million pledge to battle radical material[...]

Jump Aims To Be The Netflix Of Independent Video Games

Wednesday  14:41,   20 september 2017

Game subscription service Jump, which launched on Tuesday, is looking to provide the best of the indie world to gamers.The new service Jump, which launched Tuesday, wants to be the platform-agnostic premier subscription service for games, with an[...]

Back to Saturn? NASA Eyes Possible Return Mission as Cassini Ends

Wednesday  14:41,   20 september 2017

Humanity's light at Saturn has gone out. NASA's robotic Cassini spacecraft burned up in the ringed planet's atmosphere Friday morning (Sept. 15),NASA's robotic Cassini spacecraft burned up in the ringed planet's atmosphere Friday morning [...]

Exactly Why Buildings Are Suddenly Collapsing Following Mexico's Latest Earthquake

Wednesday  11:41,   20 september 2017
Gizmodo Australia

At 6am AEST this morning, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake at a shallow depth of 51km occurred 7.2 km south east of Izúcar de Matamoros, in the Puebla region in Mexico.&nbsp;At 6am AEST this morning, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake at a shallow depth of[...]