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Alphabet's Nest Security Camera Just Got Way Smarter

A good security camera can act as an extra set of eyes and ears, but Nest, the Alphabet-owned smart home company, wants it to be able to do even more: Tell you exactly who's at your home.<p>A new update launching today in the Nest Cam app is making it easier for the company's consumer cameras to …

Elon Musk says SolarCity will expand beyond solar panels

Tesla is getting into the roofing business. Well, sort of.<p>CEO Elon Musk joined SolarCity's second quarter earnings conference call on Tuesday. Musk is chairman of SolarCity, but Tesla is also in the process of buying the company in a deal worth $2.6 billion.<p>During the call, SolarCity's CEO Lyndon …

Alibaba's Jack Ma Leads Greater China's Richest In Tech

Fueled by mainland China’s Internet and smartphone boom, Greater China accounts for nearly a quarter of the listees on the new Forbes ranking of the world’s 100 richest people in the tech business.<p>Some 19 mainland citizens, led by Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma and Tencent’s Ma Huateng, made this year’s …

10 pictures that show your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables

I realized, though, that part of the problem was that I didn't really understand how much we were talking about. What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? I decided to find out, once and for all. Here are 10 photos of fruits and vegetables, each one a complete daily …

Giant drone transports humans, but only indoors, for now

Next to the hoverboard, the ever-elusive "flying car" is the most sought-after futuristic technology that still has yet to become a staple of our …

Ethan Hunt’s Team Is Back And Better Than Ever In This New ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ Featurette

We have a little under a week until <i>Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation</i> hits theaters and, by the looks of things, this latest installment in the <i>MI</i> franchise is going to outdo the action and intrigue of the previous films. If the crazy stunt footage we previously shared isn’t enough to get fans …

How to Get a New Employee Up to Speed

From a manager’s perspective, a new hire can’t come up to speed fast enough. Balancing the newcomer’s need to learn the ropes and your desire to have her quickly produce is a challenge for any time-strapped boss. What’s the best way to bring your new employee on board? Who do you enlist in the …

Nevada clears self-driving 18-wheeler for testing on public roads

Drone trucks could soon be plying US highways after Nevada authorities on Wednesday granted a license to test self-driving trucks on public roads.<p>While companies such as Google and luxury brands like Lexus have dominated the headlines with advances in driverless cars, Daimler board member Wolfgang …

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SpaceX tests astronaut escape feature on Dragon spacecraft in flight from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX has successfully launched the first flight test of the emergency astronaut escape feature on its Dragon spaceship, which aims to carry people …

Citizenship for sale: government explores price-based immigration system

The Productivity Commission issues paper on Australia's migrant intake, released on Friday, raises some dramatic proposals including introducing an …

Labour exploitation, slave-like conditions found on farms supplying biggest supermarkets

Conclusive evidence of extreme labour exploitation, slave-like conditions and black market labour gangs has been found on farms and in factories …