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Amazon logo on the headquarters building.

Amazon plans ‘once-in-a-generation’ changes for Search, job ad reveals

Amazon is planning to jump aboard the generative-AI bandwagon by incorporating the technology into its search engine, a job listing reveals.
An autonomous Stagecoach bus.

Big driverless buses are now serving passengers in Scotland

A fleet of full-size autonomous buses is now serving passengers along a 15-mile route in Scotland in what is the first service of its kind in the U.K.
ChatGPT and OpenAI logos.

ChatGPT misidentified Japan’s PM, digital minister says

OpenAI's ChatGPT chatbot is impressive on many fronts, but it appears it needs to brush up its knowledge on world leaders.
TikTok logo on an iPhone.

Former ByteDance exec claims China had access to TikTok data

TikTok is feeling the heat again after a former executive at its parent company, Byte Dance, made a series of damning claims in a wrongful dismissal lawsuit.
A stylized composite of the Twitter logo.

Linda Yaccarino fires off first tweets as Twitter’s new CEO

Linda Yaccarino has posted her first tweets as Twitter's new CEO and at the same time seen a sudden spike in the number of people following her on the platform.
Axiom Space's Ax-2 crew.

NASA readies for its second all-private mission to ISS

The second all-private mission to the International Space Station is expected to blast off from U.S. soil later this month.
A man riding a Peloton bike.

Peloton recalls more than 2M bikes over safety concerns

Peloton is recalling nearly 2.2 million of its exercise bikes due to a fault with the seat post that could break and cause injury during use.
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Elon Musk says he’s appointed a new Twitter CEO

Twitter owner Elon Musk said on Thursday that he's found someone to replace him as the company’s CEO, but he's yet to reveal who it is.
Air New Zealand's Skynest sleep pods.

Air New Zealand reveals cost of its comfy sleep pods

The carrier has revealed how much economy passengers will have to pay if they'd like to doze off in one of its new Skynest sleep pods during a long flight.
A screenshot from Google Maps for routes.

Google Maps adds a nifty new feature to Immersive View

Google Maps has boosted its Immersive View feature with a new element that lets you explore a planned route in a whole new way.
How Vast's space station will look in orbit.

SpaceX and Vast aim to be first to deploy a private space station

As the International Space Station nears the end of its life, SpaceX and LA-based Vast have unveiled a plan to launch the first commercial space station.
ClearSpace's debris-catching spacecraft.

Space junk cleanup mission secures a ride to space

A startup geared toward clearing up space junk now has a chance to test its technology after securing a ride to orbit aboard an Arianespace Vega-C rocket.
An Illustration shows a programmer busy with a laptop and several monitors.

FBI disables Russian malware operation targeting foreign governments

The FBI has successfully disrupted a malware operation that allowed Russian spies to steal sensitive information from foreign governments over many years.
A digital brain on a computer interface.

Medical health experts the latest to sound alarm over AI development

A group of medical health experts is the latest to call for a pause on AI development until effective regulation can be put in place to ensure its safe use.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak stands against a dark background.

Steve Wozniak warns AI will make scams even more convincing

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been sharing his thoughts about the new wave of AI-powered tools that have gained so much attention in recent months.
JPL's EELS robot.

Check out the latest version of NASA’s slithering snake robot

NASA’s team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory has offered a look at the latest version of its remarkably versatile EELS robot.
Virgin Galactic's space plane heading to the edge of space.

Virgin Galactic announces first fully crewed flight since 2021

The space tourism company will blast its rocket-powered space plane and four passengers toward the Kármán line later this month.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft.

Four space station astronauts just took Crew Dragon ‘for a spin’

Four crewmembers at the International Space Station successfully completed a mission on Saturday to move the Crew Dragon Endeavour to a new docking port.
Rocket Lab's Electron rocket on the launchpad.

Watch Rocket Lab launch storm-monitoring satellites

Rocket Lab has successfully completed the first of two missions for NASA, deploying storm-monitoring satellites in time for the upcoming hurricane season.
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Waymo doubles service area for its robotaxi rides

Waymo is expanding the service area for its robotaxi service in Phoenix and San Francisco, paving the way for longer trips across more communities.
A robot holding scales of justice.

Protect public from AI risks, White House tells tech giants

Vice President Kamala Harris has told tech leaders they must act responsibly to ensure the safety and security of the new wave of generative-AI tools.
Proteus, an undersea laboratory aiming for deployment in 2026.

‘Undersea space station’ takes big step toward deployment

The plan to build a new underwater research habitat has taken a significant step forward after NOAA inked a deal with the team behind the facility.
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Airbnb rolls out Rooms for cheaper rentals in people’s homes

Accommodation platform Airbnb has introduced 50 new features, as well as a new service focusing on room rentals in someone's home.
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Watch a cosmonaut hurl a piece of ISS garbage into the abyss

Watch as Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev launches a 5-kilogram piece of redundant ISS hardware into the abyss during a spacewalk on Wednesday.
Meta online security.

Meta issues warning to look out for ChatGPT-related scams

Meta has blocked more than 1,000 unique malicious URLs linked to ChatGPT-related scams, and warned users to be vigilant.
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft docked at the ISS.

How to watch SpaceX’s spacecraft take a very short trip on Saturday

NASA is live streaming a 43-minute spacecraft ride between two docking ports at the International Space Station on Saturday, May 6.
A Falcon Heavy fairing reentering Earth's atmosphere.

SpaceX shares surreal footage of Falcon Heavy fairing reentry

SpaceX has shared some surreal footage of a plasma trail created by its Falcon Heavy rocket fairing as it fell to Earth at high speed during a recent mission.
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter.

Watch a replica of NASA’s Mars helicopter take flight on Earth

Visitors to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California got to see a life-sized replica of the Ingenuity Mars helicopter take flight.
A night time sky on the Nokia G60.

See the moon and Jupiter get cozy in May’s skywatching highlights

NASA’s sky-watching update for May features some wonderful views of Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, and Mars, as well as of our lunar neighbor.
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Stop using generative-AI tools such as ChatGPT, Samsung orders staff

Samsung has reportedly told staff to stop using generative-AI tools such as ChatGPT and Bard over concerns that they pose a security risk.
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‘Godfather of AI’ quits Google to speak more freely on concerns

AI pioneer Geoffrey Hinton surprised many on Monday when he revealed he'd quit his job at Google where he worked for the last decade on AI projects.
Falcon Heavy's 27 Merlin engines.

How to watch SpaceX launch mighty Falcon Heavy on Friday

SpaceX is making final preparations for the next launch of the Falcon Heavy, one of the most powerful rockets in operation today.
The International Space Station’s solar arrays provide power for the orbiting laboratory. NASA will install a total of six new roll out solar arrays in front of the existing arrays at 1A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4A, and 4B to augment the power. During the Aug. 24 spacewalk, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and astronaut Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will install the modification kit on the 4A power channel, where the next new roll out solar array will be installed in 2022.

NASA confirms ISS will host cosmonauts through 2028

Russia's long-term involvement in the ISS looked in doubt last year but NASA has confirmed cosmonauts will continue to visit the orbital outpost through 2028.
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How to watch Friday’s historic spacewalk at the ISS

An event at the ISS involves U.S. astronaut Steve Bowen and his UAE counterpart Sultan Alneyadi, who will become the first Arab to do a spacewalk.