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Sci Tech

  • SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after launch

    An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded just minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, marking a major setback for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk.

  • SpaceX capsule to deliver new parking spot for space station

    SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia.

  • Google joins effort to boost genomics research

    Google announced Wednesday it was teaming up with university scientists to use its computing platform to accelerate efforts in genomics research.

  • Most kangaroos are left-handed: study

    Kangaroos tend to be lefties, according to a study Thursday that sheds new light on the capacity for mammals, particularly those that walk upright, to prefer one paw over the other.

  • Mount Sinabung erupts again

    Mount Sinabung in Karo regency, North Sumatra, erupted again on Sunday, spewing hot clouds to the south and southeast of the volcano.

  • Twitter's twists and turns _ can it keep flying?

    The Pope is on Twitter, along with the Dalai Lama, world leaders and, of course, Kim Kardashian.

  • Across the universe

    An image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope showing a breeding ground for stars in the Carina constellation, about 20,000 light years from earth, is shown in this undated NASA photo. Friday marks the 25th anniversary of Hubble's launch. (AP/NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team)

  • MyGadget: Kamila Andini: All about Apple

    Film director Kamila Andini admits that she is not a technologically savvy person. Therefore, she prefers to choose one brand for her gadgets so she can understand everything in one single shot.

  • myGadget: Djenar Maesa Ayu: Crowdfunding a new movie

    Author and filmmaker Djenar Maesa Ayu is now in post-production for her latest film, Nay.

  • MyGadget: Bona Dea Kometa: A need for speed

    The role of gadgets for model and radio announcer Bona Dea Kometa is central, as they help her find the latest information on anything, anywhere, fast.

  • MyGadget: Budi Kurniawan; Finding comfort in technology

    Documentary filmmaker Budi Kurniawan has many reasons to celebrate the National Film Day on March 30. For one, he didn’t expect that his documentary on coffee culture in Indonesia would win an award at the inaugural Ahvaz Film Festival in Iran earlier this month.

  • myGadget: Miranda Mazuki: Appreciates first-hand experiences

    A new fashion designer in town, Miranda Mazuki, finds that gadgets are extremely important for her when it comes to work.

  • myGadget: Merry Magdalena: Collecting the big brands

    Social media consultant Merry Magdalena uses gadgets from a variety of major brands to support her in catering to client needs and getting her work done.

  • myGadget: Bayu Amus: For the love of food

    Foodie Bayu Amus, 40, has a mission to enlighten the world about Indonesian cuisine.

  • Frog Factory

    The supplier of amphibians to UM is Ibu Risman, and it’s just a tiny slice of her business in Sambigede. The serious money comes from her frog abattoir, slaughtering and processing 200 kilograms of the little creatures every three days for human consumption overseas.

  • myGadget: Andira Pramanta: Building a healthy life

    “Gadgets for life and not life for gadgets” seems to be the basic principle of radio DJ Andira Pramanta when it comes to technology.

  • MyGADGET: Ronal Surapradja addicted to music

    Comedian and radio host Ronal Surapradja is a self-confessed die-hard music fan.

  • My gadget: Sapto Djojokartiko Updated gadgets are a must

    Having a lot of gadgets never brings Sapto Djojokartiko any trouble. Instead, the latest tech tools help the designer do his work and keep him entertained.

  • Pandji Pragiwaksono: Different brands, different roles

    For daily use, I feel more comfortable to use this phone compared to other brands that I have. Before the 5S, I had an iPhone 4. I bought the 5S about a year ago because the old one was broken. I’m a kind of person who won’t buy more gadgets unless the ones that I have are broken.

  • E-commerce tops venture capitalist wish list for 2015

    The gains made by local start-ups such as Berrybenka and Tokopedia have definitely caught people’s interest, from venture capitalists looking to sink their money into the next big thing to fellow startups needing funding to make it big.