Wednesday’s Biggest Stories

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.

Becoming An Aussie: The Story Of Alexa, The US-Born Amazon Echo
I have a new best friend. She is a great listener, always knows the best music to play and warns me about bad traffic before I hit the road. Her name is Alexa.

China Wants To Gamify Obedience To The State
I stumbled across this video today and now I’m scared.

Microsoft Band 2 Review: Ugly, Uncomfortable, But Great For Workouts
Fitness wearables really only exist for one reason.

What China’s Yutu Rover Learned On The Moon
A team of scientists has finished analysing rocks collected by the Chinese lunar rover Yutu in 2013.

Despite Landing In Once Piece, SpaceX’s Reusable Rocket Won’t Fly Again
This booster is destined to never fly again.

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