Technology

‘Touch the Sun’: NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

|     Marcia Dunn     | CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) - Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA...

In China, fast forward button pressed on railroad technology

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Hyperloop system aims to reach speeds of up to 1,500 km/h. It takes several hours to travel by car from Hollywood...

Facebook, Twitter debacles loom over Snap’s results

SNAP Inc investors are looking to a new management "wildcard" and Snapchat’s retooled redesign to provide a rare source of optimism and keep the...

Facebook is asked to change platform rules for journalists and researchers

A GROUP of First Amendment advocates have urged Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to change the social media giant’s platform rules to enable public...

When 5G networks get here, Motorola’s newest smartphone will be ready

SMARTPHONE makers and carriers have been making big promises about next-generation 5G networks that are supposed to make our smartphones blazingly fast. Motorola on...

A new study says services like UberPool are making traffic worse

|     Faiz Siddiqui     | WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) - The explosive growth of Uber and Lyft has created a new traffic problem for major US...

Inside Google’s shadow workforce of contract labourers

|     Mark Bergen & Josh Eidelson Bloomberg     | EVERY day, tens of thousands of people stream into Google offices wearing red name badges. They eat in...

Got ideas for an ageing space station? NASA wants to...

|     Justin Bachman, Bloomberg     | FOR 18 years, the International Space Station, the orbiting zenith of global scientific cooperation, has hosted a continuous human presence and...

Apple makes history by hitting USD1 trillion cap – how high...

|     Thomas Heath, The Washington Post     | I REMEMBER learning in grammar school that the first USD1 billion US corporation was US Steel Corp. It was...

Rocket City, Alabama: Space history and an eye on the future

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (AP) - The birthplace of NASA's rockets lies in the land of cotton, hundreds of miles from Cape Canaveral's launch pads. From the...

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