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China launches manned mission to experimental space station

BEIJING (AP) — China launched a pair of astronauts into space Monday on a mission to dock with an experimental space station and remain aboard for 30 …

BOM chief claims no sensitive data taken in 2015 attack

Australian Bureau of Meteorology director Andrew Johnson has said no personal information or sensitive data was taken during the 2015 cybersecurity …

Cybersecurity

Tesla and Panasonic to build solar panels for PowerWall systems

Tesla has entered a deal with Panasonic to manufacture solar panels at the new SolarCity facility in Buffalo, NY. However, the deal is non-binding and depends on shareholder approval of Tesla's $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity. In its blog, Tesla says it will sell the photovoltaic modules as …

China’s latest space mission is the country’s most ambitious yet

China launched the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft, also known as “Heavenly Vessel-11,” into space around 7:30 am (link in Chinese) Beijing time on Oct.17 from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. It is China’s sixth manned space mission and the country’s latest bid to become a new space superpower— after …

Space Exploration

Moto Z, the modular smartphone, goes on sale in India tonight

If regular smartphones aren't cutting it for you, then you could take a look at the Moto Z and Moto Z Play moldular smartphones that are going on …

Mosul offensive poses key test for U.S. strategy against Islamic State

When Iraqi forces roll toward the city of Mosul this month, local leaders will have an opportunity to close a painful chapter that began more than two years ago, when retreating army units abandoned the city to the Islamic State.<p>The moment will also mark the culmination of two years of American …