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27 days ago
Privacy probe: Facebook pauses use of WhatsApp data
Privacy probe: Facebook pauses use of WhatsApp data
International

Facebook agrees to suspend its planned use of data from UK users of its WhatsApp messaging service for advertising purposes.

27 days ago
Forget Uber, just hail a flying taxi
Forget Uber, just hail a flying taxi
Middle East

Abu Dhabi and Dubai could be the first to roll out new technology that will see passengers flitting between the two cities in flying taxis. [VIDEO]

28 days ago
‘My Samsung Galaxy J5 caught fire’
‘My Samsung Galaxy J5 caught fire’
International

A Frenchwoman says her Samsung Galaxy J5 smartphone became "very hot" and "swollen" before catching fire.

28 days ago
WATCH: Penguin cheating battle goes viral
WATCH: Penguin cheating battle goes viral
Back Page

A Nat Geo Wild video showing an intense battle when a penguin comes "home" and finds his "wife" with another penguin has gone viral.

28 days ago
Why Google, Facebook and Uber aren't aiding long-term innovation
Why Google, Facebook and Uber aren't aiding long-term innovation
Scitech

Today's entrepreneurs favour venture capital backing and look for short-term financial gains over long-term innovation.

31 days ago
From gene editing to death traps: the race to end malaria
From gene editing to death traps: the race to end malaria
Science News

Scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle are experimenting with everything from gene editing to death traps in the race to end malaria.

31 days ago
Facebook bars snooping insurance company
Facebook bars snooping insurance company
Industry news

Facebook blocks plans by insurance company to use young people's profiles to check whether they might be risky drivers.

29 days ago
Best cameras for travellers? Check out the fab five
Best cameras for travellers? Check out the fab five
International

Do you need a DSLR that does it all? Or a powerhouse that fits in your pocket? We review five cameras suited for travellers...

32 days ago
VIDEO: A journey into the world of robot obsession
VIDEO: A journey into the world of robot obsession
International

By day, Takashi Horiuchi is an engineer at a technology company. By night, he builds robots from scratch.

32 days ago
Google keen to boost app store
Google keen to boost app store
International

Google is sharpening its Play store recommendations with artificial intelligence and expanding support for various payment platforms.

34 days ago
Five fake web rumours about US elections
Five fake web rumours about US elections

With a week to go until the US elections, here are five unsubstantiated rumours floating around the internet.

36 days ago
Apple to customer: prove you're not Saddam Hussein
Apple to customer: prove you're not Saddam Hussein

Tech giant refused to give a customer a refund until he proved he wasn't the deceased Iraqi dictator.

53 days ago
Turkish man shoots himself on Facebook Live
Turkish man shoots himself on Facebook Live

22-year-old films his fatal shooting following a breakup

5 October 2016, 12:31pm
Three European scientists win Nobel chemistry prize
Three European scientists win Nobel chemistry prize

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa honoured for work on design and synthesis of molecular machines.

1 October 2016, 7:29pm
Dutch team takes Solar Challenge
Dutch team takes Solar Challenge

Dutch team Nuon from Delft University clocked up more than 4700km on solar power.