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NASA set to launch astronauts again

The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for NASA have arrived at Kennedy Space Center, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight to the International Space Station.

Twitter trials user control of replies

Twitter is testing new settings which will allow users to control who is allowed to reply to their posts on the social media platform, a potential major change.

NSW to reopen, public transport difficult

NSW residents will be able to travel to their favourite regional holiday spot from next month but, in Sydney, the state government has acknowledged its plan for social distancing on public transport is far from perfect.

SA to lift COVID-19 restrictions early

South Australia has revamped its plan to lift coronavirus restrictions, ditching the blanket rule approach and preparing new rules for different sectors of the beleaguered state economy.

Qld borders may stay shut beyond September

Queensland's struggling economy has been struck another blow with warnings the borders may remain closed beyond September amid fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections.

Facebook to launch new shopping feature

Facebook is launching Shops, a service that will allow businesses to display and sell products on the social network's platforms, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says.