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‘Anonymous Indonesia’ hacks Australia sites over spying

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Activist group Anonymous Indonesia on Monday claimed it had defaced more than 170 Australian websites to protest at reports of Canberra spying on its nearest neighbour and strategic ally.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Australia opens ‘world’s smartest’ aquarium

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A major research aquarium able to simulate ocean warming and carry out key studies on the deadly crown-of-thorns starfish devastating the Great Barrier Reef opened in Australia on Thursday.

Posted: August 1st, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Risky behavior starts young on web—survey

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Australian children are accessing social media websites at an increasingly younger age, a new survey suggests, with one in five “tweens” admitting they have chatted to someone online they do not know.

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google snaps Australian couple ‘having sex on road’

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An Australian couple shot to fame on social media Thursday after an image of them having sex by the side of a rural highway made it onto Google Street View, sparking speculation it was a stunt.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Australian central bank computers hacked

A man is reflected as he walks past the sign of the Reserve Bank of Australia office at the financial district in central Sydney on November 6, 2012.  AFP

Computer networks at the Reserve Bank of Australia have been hacked, some reportedly by Chinese-developed malware searching for sensitive information, officials said Monday.

Posted: March 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Internet ‘floggers’ cash in on food-mad Asia

This picture taken on January 5, 2013, shows a worker walking past a pork burger advertisement poster inside a restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. As a Hindu who cannot eat beef, Tashny Sukumaran satisfies her meat cravings with pork burgers, a new food passion she discovered via her native Malaysia's vibrant food-blogging, or "flogging," scene.  AFP /MOHD RASFAN

As a Hindu who does not eat beef but craves other meat, Tashny Sukumaran discovered her new passion for pork burgers through her native Malaysia’s vibrant food-blogging, or “flogging,” scene.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple Maps glitch could be deadly – Australian police

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Australian police Monday warned motorists about using the map system on new Apple iPhones after rescuing several people left stranded in the wilderness, saying the errors could prove deadly.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Australian ‘Dumb Ways to Die’ safety clip goes viral

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An online video featuring cartoon creatures killing themselves in a variety of ways as part of an Australian transport safety campaign has gone viral, with almost 12 million YouTube views in a week.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Disabled, netizens don’t find Aquino ‘wheelchair’ joke funny

President Aquino with New Zealand Governor General Jerry Mateparae and his wife, Janine, after an official Maori welcome at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Angry netizens took the President to task for cracking a joke he supposedly heard from someone during a talk to the Filipino community in New Zealand.  AP

Blasting away at his unpopular predecessor has been a surefire way of playing up to the gallery, but did a wisecracking President Aquino cross the line this time?

Posted: October 25th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

China’s Huawei blasts US ‘protectionism’

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Chinese telecoms giant Huawei on Wednesday accused the US of “protectionism” after Congress labelled it a spy threat, and offered to lay bare its source code and equipment in Australia to allay fears.

Posted: October 24th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Aussies aware of distractions of social media

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Australia’s chef de mission Nick Green says there’s “no doubt” social media can be a distraction to Olympic athletes but his team still generally encourages the use of Twitter and Facebook — within certain boundaries.

Posted: July 20th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Digital shakeup rocks Australian newspapers

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A shakeup which will see Australia become the first country in the world with all its flagship newspapers behind an Internet paywall has prompted declarations that the “golden age of newspapers is dead.”

Posted: June 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung seeks iPhone sales ban in Japan, Australia

An Apple store customer looks at the new Apple iPhone 4Gs on October 14, in San Francisco, United States. The new iPhone 4Gs went on sale today and features a faster duel core A5 chip, an 8MP camera that shoots 1080p HD video, and a voice assistant program. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics said Monday it is trying to block the sale of Apple’s newest iPhone in Japan and Australia, escalating its legal battle with the US giant after several setbacks.

Posted: October 17th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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