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TECH 10 Oct 2014 | 4:20 PM

Rattlesnake repertoire boosts snake-like robot's skills

How do you make a better snake robot? You study snakes, of course.

TECH 13 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM

High-tech punch on nose for sharks could keep swimmers safe

A high-tech version of the reputedly life-saving punch to a shark's nose is being tested in an effort to protect humans without harming the toothy predators or other sea creatures.

Technology 10 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM

New ‘LuxLeaks’ release drags Disney, Microsoft into tax scandal

Dozens of companies including Microsoft, Disney and Koch Industries were dragged into the Luxembourg tax avoidance “LuxLeaks” scandal with the release of new documents by investigative journalists.

TECH 10 Dec 2014 | 2:46 PM

UK 'Google tax' will target inter-company payments

A new British tax on companies that shift profits out of the country and into tax havens will target inter-company fees for services like use of intellectual property, according to a Treasury document seen by Reuters.

TECH 12 Dec 2014 | 2:50 PM

Police body cameras carry risks without firm rules

Civil rights activists and some police chiefs are warning that the Obama administration's proposal to help local police departments buy 50,000 body cameras must come with firm rules on how to use the equipment.

TECH 18 Dec 2014 | 8:23 AM

Engineering firms add value with BIM

Many engineers and developers have realised the need to implement and adopt Building Information Modelling (BIM).

TECH 23 Dec 2014 | 10:34 AM

The age of the bionic bra is here

A Bionic Bra that constricts and releases according to the force exerted on the breasts was recently announced by an Australian research team, promising to spare the wearer of the long-term damage that can result from wearing an ill-fitting sports bra.

TECH 19 Jan 2015 | 5:46 PM

Kingdom Rush Origins: Lavish dressing on a familiar formula

One of the best tower defence games around gets a prequel instalment.

TECH 18 Mar 2015 | 12:53 PM

Autodesk technology shapes Oscar-winning films

The role of technology for great storytelling continues to evolve, and this year’s Academy Award winners and nominees reflect the impressive artistry of the global computer graphics (CG) industry.

Technology 23 Mar 2015 | 3:53 PM

China to reap Alibaba windfall as tightens up on tax

China could make billions of dollars from taxing gains made by employees of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group who are free to sell their shares for the first time since its IPO, as the country tightens up its leaky mechanisms for tax collection.