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Apple Watch to be available from April, Cook says

The mysterious Apple Watch will be available in April 2015.

Tim Biggs 10:17 AM   Apple's long-awaited wearable will begin shipping in April, according to the company's CEO Tim Cook.

Geek Pilgrimage: Space Shuttle Endeavour at California Science Centre

You can get up close with Endeavour at California Science Centre, not far from LAX.

Adam Turner 9:33 AM   If you're stranded overnight at LAX, you're only a cab ride away from one of aerospace's greatest treasures.

Taylor Swift's Twitter, Instagram accounts apparently hacked

Hacked: Taylor Swift.

8:36 AM   Pop star Taylor Swift said her Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked on Tuesday, but the rogue posts were quickly removed from the social media services.

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US scrambling to hire enough cyber security agents

A Hollywood billboard for Sony Pictures’ <i>The Interview</i>. The film caused an unprecedented cyber conflict.

Matthew Hall 12:00 AM   With repercussions from the Sony hack continuing to echo around the world, the United States government has warned of a lack of hands-on talent to battle online crime.

Sluggish Windows still hurts Microsoft

Declining PC sales are hurting Windows sales for Microsoft, whose CEO Satya Nadella is seen here, but the market appears to be stabilising.

Bill Rigby 1:52 PM   PC maker's quarterly profit slips to $US5.9 billion on strong US dollar and weak software sales.

Australia launches cyber weapons: sources

The frequency and severity of global cyber-attacks is rising rapidly, and Australia has deployed its own weapons.

Christopher Joye 11:08 AM   Australia is no innocent bystander to cyber conflict, sources claim.

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White House drone crash linked to drunk intelligence worker

The drone that landed on the White House lawn has reignited security concerns.

Michael S. Schmidt and Michael D. Shear 9:50 AM   It was 5 degrees, lightly raining and pitch black near the White House when an inebriated, off-duty employee for a government intelligence agency decided it was a good time to test-fly his friend's quadcopter drone that sells for hundreds of dollars and is popular among hobbyists.

Massive asteroid that flew past Earth brought a surprise: its own moon

The Asteroid 2004 BL86 and its moon.

Terrence McCoy 2:38 AM   Roughly the size of a mountain, this asteroid came with a friend, NASA says.

Astronomers spy ancient star circled by five Earth-like planets

An artist's impression of a new star with five Earth-sized planets which has been discovered by astronomers.

Nicky Phillips 1:00 AM   An ancient sun-like star being circled by five Earth-sized planets has been discovered by an international team of astronomers.

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Gadgets on the Go

Geek Pilgrimage: Space Shuttle Endeavour at California Science Centre

Adam Turner 9:33 AM   If you're stranded overnight at LAX, you're only a cab ride away from one of aerospace's greatest treasures.

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Why you should take your camera off auto

Terry Lane   Left to its own devices, a camera will get some things right most of the time. But the one thing it will fail at is focus.

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Sharp Mac leapfrogs competition

Garry Barker   It’s not cheap and probably aimed more at professional photographers and videographers. But I wanted it.

Astronomy

NASA shows off highest resolution photo of space

Tom Decent   NASA has released its highest quality image ever; comprising 1.5 billion pixels and boasting 1000 times the resolution of a regular high-definition picture.