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Perseverance rover takes 11 million earthling names to Mars

Nearly 11 million people landed on Mars last week - even if it was just in names only.
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Posted 2021/02/25 15:00:00

Cyberpunk 2077 suffers more issues after cyber attack delays fix

A scheduled release of fixes for the troubled Cyberpunk 2077 game have been delayed following a cyber attack on the creator's internal systems.
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Posted 2021/02/25 09:49:00

Australia passes new law to make Google and Facebook pay for news content

Australia has passed a new law that will force tech companies - including Google and Facebook - to pay for news content.
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Posted 2021/02/25 05:48:00

GCHQ says AI can help UK combat disinformation attacks

GCHQ has said it believes it can use artificial intelligence (AI) to help expose disinformation attacks by hostile foreign states trying to undermine the UK's democracy.
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Posted 2021/02/24 20:52:00

NHS facing legal challenge over data deal with controversial Silicon Valley firm

The NHS is facing a legal challenge over its data deal with controversial Silicon Valley firm Palantir, Sky News can reveal.
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Posted 2021/02/24 11:33:00

Olympic star creates cycling glasses that allow riders to see behind them

An Olympic gold medallist has created specialist glasses that give cyclists eyes at the back of their heads.
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Posted 2021/02/24 09:56:00

Streaming bosses defend models but seem open to exploring change at inquiry

Spotify, Apple and Amazon bosses have defended their music streaming models to a government inquiry investigating how revenue is distributed - but agreed they would potentially be willing to "get together" as an industry to explore options.
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Posted 2021/02/23 16:43:00

Hair loss identified as long-term symptom of coronavirus - with women most at risk, study says

Nearly a quarter of COVID-19 patients suffer from hair loss within six months of infection, with women at greater risk, according to a new study.
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Posted 2021/02/23 13:30:00

Facebook to lift block on news pages in Australia as standoff ends

Facebook will lift a block on news pages in Australia following a week-long standoff between the social media giant and the government. 
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Posted 2021/02/23 05:26:00

Cancer survivor, 29, will become youngest American in space on all-civilian flight

A 29-year-old bone cancer survivor is set to become the youngest American in space when she joins SpaceX's first all-civilian flight. 
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Posted 2021/02/23 04:09:00

Greetings from Mars: NASA releases new pictures captured by the Perseverance rover

NASA has released new pictures captured by the Perseverance rover after its dramatic touchdown on Mars.
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Posted 2021/02/22 17:58:00

Perseverance rover moments before touchdown among new images of Mars released by NASA

NASA has released new images of the Perseverance rover two metres above the surface of Mars as it gave more details of the mission.
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Posted 2021/02/19 17:21:00

First black hole ever detected more massive than first thought

The first black hole that humanity ever discovered is much more massive than previously thought, according to new research.
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Posted 2021/02/19 12:37:00

Dolphins have similar personality traits to humans, study finds

Dolphins have developed a number of similar personality traits to humans and primates, such as curiosity and sociability, a study has found.
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Posted 2021/02/19 11:44:00

WhatsApp launches second attempt at persuading users to accept privacy update

WhatsApp is launching a second attempt to get its users to accept an updated privacy policy after the initial effort in January sent many people to rival messaging apps.
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Posted 2021/02/19 09:30:00

Perseverance rover sends back first pictures from Mars after successful landing

NASA's mission to search for signs of ancient life on Mars has sent back its first images from the surface of the Red Planet after a successful landing.
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Posted 2021/02/18 18:06:00

Why has Facebook blocked news in Australia and what does it mean for the rest of the world?

Facebook has blocked Australians from accessing and sharing news in a fight over internet platforms paying media organisations for content.
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Posted 2021/02/18 12:55:00

Facebook blocks Australians from viewing and sharing news

Facebook has blocked Australians from viewing and sharing news on the platform in the latest dispute between digital firms, journalism, and governments.
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Posted 2021/02/17 23:12:00

Lockdown is working! COVID-19 infection rate plummets in England

One of the largest and most authoritative coronavirus surveys has found that infections are quickly falling in England, confirming that lockdown is working to suppress the virus.
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Posted 2021/02/17 23:07:00

Lockdown is working! COVID-19 infection rate plummets in England

Two wide-scale COVID-19 surveys have found that cases are falling in England, confirming that lockdown is working to suppress the virus.
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Posted 2021/02/17 23:07:00