Wednesday's Biggest Stories

Every evening, we wrap up the day's biggest stories in one place for you to easily check out. If you've been off the grid all day, jump in here and catch up on current events.

The Weaponised Nostalgia Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Over the last few months I’ve been watching with increasing amazement at how perfectly the new Star Wars film has been pitched.

Intel Plans To Put Its Insane 8-Teraflop Supercomputer Chips Into A Desktop Yesterday, Intel announced that it’s putting its insane 72-core Knight’s Landing’ supercomputer chip — its fastest ever — into production.

WA Police Are Searching For The Drivers Of A Motorised Picnic Table Western Australia police are on the hunt for a group of men seen driving a motorised picnic table around the Scarborough Beach area in Perth on Sunday.

Google's Chromebit Turns A TV Into A Chrome PC And Is Selling For $US85 Earlier this year, Google announced the Chomebit: a Chrome OS-based computer on an HDMI stick that could turn any screen into a computer.

Seiko Is Re-Issuing The Futuristic Watch Ripley Wore In Aliens Sometimes a unique design isn’t enough to make a product a hit, but then it makes an appearance in a major motion picture and suddenly everyone wants one.

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