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Google tries boosting Greek tourism -- and maybe itself, too

The search titan is touting a program to help Greek companies expand the country's tourism economy. Could be it'll also improve Google's image in Europe.

By 30 September 2014

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'Space' tourism goes ballooning for $75,000 a head

You won't confuse World View's near-space balloon rides with a trip to the International Space Station, but the views will still be incredible.

By 24 October 2013

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes, 1 dead

The space plane, designed for space tourism, crashed in California's Mojave Desert. One fatality and one major injury have been confirmed by Virgin Galactic.

By 1 November 2014

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Taiwan: Come for the tourism, stay for the free Wi-Fi

Taiwan uses free widespread Wi-Fi at 4,400 hot spots to lure tourists. Visitors just need to open an account on the iTaiwan Wi-Fi network.

By 13 June 2013

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First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By 22 October 2014

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​Instagram launches targeted ads using Facebook data

Instagram has announced that ads from "carefully selected brands" will start appearing for Australian users, confirming that advertising would be targeted using information shared with Facebook.

By 8 October 2014

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By 27 September 2014

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Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.

By 24 September 2014

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By 18 September 2014

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NASA taps SpaceX, Boeing to carry astronauts to space

In the return of human space flight for the US, NASA awards both private aerospace companies a combined total of $6.8 billion.

By 17 September 2014