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TECH 24 Jul 2015 | 5:24 PM

Bionic hand uses smart wires to mimic muscle fibres

Engineers in Germany have built a biologically inspired artificial hand with muscles made from bundles of 'smart' wires.

TECH 29 Jul 2015 | 2:16 PM

US teens charged with selling iPhone boxes filled with Play-Doh

Three Detroit-area teenagers have been charged with selling fake new Apple iPhones to a local business that were made of Play-Doh modelling compound, police said.

TECH 14 Jul 2015 | 5:07 PM

LG G4 gets RAW and leathery

The LG G4 is one the first Android smartphones to include RAW image shooting support for its camera, offering more detail in the shots.

Twitter 23 Jul 2015 | 10:04 AM

Twitter says controversial party was in poor taste

Twitter Inc said a fraternity house-themed party thrown by its employees, which was criticised as representing a male-dominated culture in Silicon Valley, was "in poor taste."

TECH 23 Apr 2015 | 10:00 AM

Mosaic aims to bring colour to cheap 3D printers

Canadian tech startup Mosaic is putting colour into low-end 3D printers in a move to make the technology more accessible for everything from architectural modelling to medical training.

TECH 04 Aug 2015 | 11:58 AM

The demise of hitchBOT: ‘Bad things happen to good robots’

HitchBOT – the adorable hitch-hiking robot pieced together from household odds-and-ends – ended its travels across America early, after being destroyed by vandals and left on the side of a road, its creators said.

Technology 09 Apr 2015 | 3:07 PM

Samsung predicts record S6 sales will halt profit slide

Samsung said it expected its new flagship smartphone to shatter sales records and pull the company out of a recent profit slump that saw it lose ground to arch-rival Apple and cheaper Chinese makers.

TECH 15 May 2015 | 8:00 AM

Out on a limb: Octopus inspires medical robotics

Scientists in Italy said they had devised a prototype arm inspired by the octopus that may one day lead to minimally-invasive robotic surgery.

TECH 19 Jul 2019 | 1:30 AM

Mirror mirror on the wall, which filter is the fairest one of all?

There is no need to confront photographic evidence of your blemishes and wrinkles in photographs these days, thanks to the trusty old social media filters offered by platforms like Instagram. But when it comes to choosing exactly how to improve your digital appearance, which filter is the best one to use?

TECH 18 Jul 2019 | 4:34 AM

Facebook’s Libra prospects dim, but cryptocurrencies roll on

While Facebook’s planned global digital coin Libra faces tough opposition from regulators in Washington, analysts say cryptocurrencies are likely to charge on in other countries, possibly leaving America behind.