What's Happening

A Sydney blockchain startup is helping power this new smart speaker that pays the artists it plays


Aston Martin is releasing a DB5 just like the one in Goldfinger - and it will include working gadgets


Scientists have engineered a metal alloy that could skid around the Earth's equator 500 times before wearing out




A 12-year-old boy is reportedly close to dying after being on a hunger strike for more than a fortnight on Nauru


A Melbourne teen hacked Apple and stored the evidence in a folder called 'hacky hack hack'


NASA's Spotify playlist of wake-up songs for its comatose Mars rover is excellent



The stunning 'Green Spine' will be Melbourne's newest skyscraper -- and the Southern Hemisphere's tallest


10 things you need to know this morning in Australia


These stunning underwater images took out the top prizes in Scuba Diving magazine's annual photography contest


Scientists spent nearly three years figuring out how to snap a piece of dry spaghetti into two pieces


Cryptocurrency forecasters have revised their end of year prediction for Bitcoin down, again


Hackers just spent the week in Las Vegas breaking into planes, politicians' websites, printers, heart monitors and slot machines


This Aussie dad built his 11-year-old son one of the world's biggest skate ramps to help him train for the X Games


RISE OF THE ROBOT BUTCHERS: Inside the transformation of Australia's meat industry and the threat to human jobs


Here are the Australian pricing and plans for Samsung's Galaxy Note9 and tablets


Huawei's new smartphone has four cameras. Four.



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OpenAI's DotA 2 bots are heading to The International and their lead engineer hinted at a way humans might one day win again


There are 6 finalists in the running to build Australia's tallest skyscraper -- and they're all amazing


Telstra is now Australia's fastest network across both mobile and fixed services


Han Solo's jacket is for sale and could fetch up to $1.8 million


This AI startup may have cracked the code for an affordable, good-looking smartwatch. And it even works


NASA just binned Elon Musk's plans to terraform Mars


A Harvard statistician has found a way to determine whether Paul McCartney or John Lennon wrote the songs


Australian space startup Fleet Space Technologies has an awesome new mission control centre


Virgin Galactic just made it halfway to space


We might finally have a date for Fortnite on Android - and it could be exclusive to Samsung


It turns out Putin's soccer ball gift to Donald Trump actually does have a transmitter chip in it


A brilliant new bot is posing as cyborg Elon Musk in the worst possible week to pose as Elon Musk


10 things you need to know this morning in Australia


Suddenly, BlackBerry is back because data security is the main game


It's now easier than ever for hot tech talent to move to Australia


Australia finally has a space agency -- here's why it's about time


Just days after Elon Musk teased a Tesla pickup, BHP added a V8 'e-Cruiser' to its Olympic Dam fleet


SBS gets to keep the rest of the World Cup games as Optus fixes its streaming problems too late


Japan hopes to land a spacecraft on an asteroid -- and has successfully begun orbiting it


The guy who test drove the 2020 Tesla Roadster says Elon Musk's boasts about it are 'conservative'


Look at all the skills Elon Musk's OpenAI bots have taught themselves as they prepare for the world's biggest e-sports event


Here's how Australia's new $7 billion fleet of giant Triton drones will keep an eye on the South China Sea


The US Supreme Court just spoke about a bitcoin future for the first time


NASA has released its plan for nuking asteroids that threaten Earth -- and it includes a practice run


The world's most desirable car is up for sale and expected to fetch more than $60 million


REVIEW: We tested 3 home security systems and finally got excited about the Internet of Things


Mexican World Cup fans may have sparked an 'earthquake' celebrating their team's winning goal over Germany


Here's why you need to get used to not ever watching the FIFA World Cup - or any big sports event - for free


In a year of 800% returns, the ATO is hunting crypto traders


Telstra will roll out 2Gbps speeds across Australian CBDs within months


NASA's Opportunity rover is fighting for its life in a huge Martian dust storm


A Melbourne man is suing Google for defamation because he shows up beside criminals in an Image Search


Toyota just sunk another $US1 billion into Asian ride-sharing giant Grab