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Sci Tech

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • myGADGET; Ryan Gondokusumo: Business in his pocket

    In 2011, Ryan Gondokusumo stepped out of the comfort zone of working in an established company to build his own digital start-up company.

  • Four tech trends to watch in 2015

    The ever-evolving world of consumer digital technology will continue delighting people next year. The past has seen smartphones becoming better and more affordable, a trend unlikely to stop. But beyond just smartphones, 2015 will see the take-off of several new trends as well, which will shape the future of telecommunications in Indonesia.

  • myGADGET; Rian Ekky Pradipta: Music on the road

    The vocalist of Jakarta-based pop band d’Masiv has no reason to stay quiet when it comes to children’s welfare.

  • Lab Notes: Years-long ‘silent quake’ unleashed Fukushima

    PARIS: The earthquake that set off the tsunami that caused the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in 2011 was unleashed by a stealthy nine-year buildup of pressure on a plate boundary, scientists said Tuesday.

  • Digital democracy, entrepreneurship, and broadband rule RI Internet in 2014

    The past year has been one with new highs for the Internet in Indonesia. Albeit remaining issues in access, 2014 witnessed the nation and its citizens drive democracy and entrepreneurship — two dominant themes of yester year — through the online world.

  • myGADGET; Adriyanto Dewo: Using gadgets Making films

    Adriyanto Dewo greatly embraces any development in gadgets that makes his workeasier.

  • Indonesian diaspora & home-grown champs: Internet heroes of 2014

    The end of the year is time to celebrate those who hacked the Internet in 2014 for all the right reasons.

  • PlayStation, Xbox outages spark debate over hacker claims

    Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the online world just as eager video game players were unwrapping new consoles on Christmas morning.

  • ‘Dangdut’, comedy & nostalgia rule YouTube in Indonesia in 2014

    Lunchtime is ending and the office workers are settling back into their desks. Some shuffle through stacks of documents, while others begin clicking on mice to rouse their computers from sleep.

  • myGADGET; Will Meyrick: Can’t live without ‘EM

    For chef Will Meyrick, gadgets are a big deal in supporting his life inside and outside the kitchen.

  • Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity

    Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson spent most of this year pressuring the technology industry into facing up to the glaring scarcity of women, blacks and Latinos at companies renowned as great places to work.

  • Indonesia sparked the selfie trend, Google says

    In an age of unabashed narcissism, the selfie stick now basks in the limelight with great engineering feats such as India’s Mangalayaan spacecraft and Lockheed Martin’s high-beta fusion reactor.

  • myGADGET; Paula Verhoeven: Hold on tightly Let go lightly

    Indonesia’s tallest model, Paula Verhoeven, says she knows full well that gadgets are important. However, after losing several smartphones, Paula said that it is better to hold on tightly to her gadgets - and let go lightly when they vanish.

  • Say what? Eavesdropping on conversations with Viber

    Viber, an instant messaging application, is turning up the vibe by introducing Public Chats, a feature that allows users to listen in to group conversations among their favored musicians and novelists.

  • myGADGET; Dyah Pratitasari: Connecting to help others

    As a health activist, Dyah Pratitasari relies on her gadgets to get connected and to help those in need.

  • Chinese children start using Web at younger age

    More than half of children in China under 18 started to use the Internet before they reached age 8, two years younger than was the case in 2010, according to a report released on Wednesday.

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