Lin Yin William's desire to get out of trouble has led to an invention that could win him a trip of a lifetime.
Emma Partridge Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has shared a brutally honest truth about pregnancy in the hope it will help others through dark periods.
Mysterious 3D Xpoint the first new memory technology to come to market since 1989.
Joseph Menn Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile US government and defense industry computers this year used a method combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign photographs, according to experts studying the campaign.
Tim Biggs Scientists confirm electromagnetic propulsion engine, which could supposedly take a ship to Mars in 70 days without the need for rocket fuel, does produce thrust. But they can't explain how.
Toby Walsh More than 1000 of the leading researchers in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics have today signed and published an open letter calling for a ban on offensive autonomous weapons, also known colloquially as “killer robots”.
Michael Koziol For a company that prides itself on being a pride ambassador, this was an awfully embarrassing gaffe at the hands of a contractor thousands of kilometres away.
Abby Ohlheiser Hawking joins Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak in warning against development of autonomous weapons, launches a Reddit AMA.
Hannah Francis The opposition has agreed to review its support for the controversial legislation as internal ructions spill over.
John Elder What Michael Fuller pulls from his briefcase looks like a small piece of plumbing – like something that catches hairballs – but may well represent a levelling of the playing field in manufacturing.
Hamza Bendemra There are still a few things holding back 3D printing from any mass production over other manufacturing methods, but it is the technology’s application beyond Earth that it is showing real promise.
Peter Holley With a net worth of $US840 million, Tony Hsieh could have a Caribbean island or a palatial estate overlooking an ocean vista all to himself. Instead, the Zappos.com chief executive has set down roots in a less exclusive locale: a dusty Las Vegas trailer park.
Dana Hull Part's failure the technical cause of explosion, but company's complacency to blame as well, Musk says.
Jonathan Borwein, David H. Bailey It’s been 50 years since Gordon Moore, one of the founders of the microprocessor company Intel, gave us Moore’s Law. This says that the complexity of computer chips ought to double roughly every two years.
Michael Gold Gadget uses a tiny microscope and the camera on an iPad to calculate sperm count and motility.
Beau Donelly Plans for mobile phone services in the City Loop have been dealt another major blow, with the project delayed for a second time in 12 months.