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Streaming to outstrip pay TV as Aussie SVOD services loom large

The number of paid streaming subscriptions is set to double in Australia in the next three years. And while Netflix might be number one now, the local players are becoming a force to be reckoned with.

By 28 June 2016

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Aussies lose $229M to scams in 2015 as online swindles rise

Con artists are increasingly taking to email and social media to grift Australians out of millions of dollars, with new data showing just how bad the problem is.

By 16 May 2016

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Game of Thrones premiere makes Aussie pay TV history

Never mind the pirates: Foxtel rakes in its best ever viewership figures on the back of the season 6 premiere of Game of Thrones.

By 12 May 2016

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Aussie comedy 'The Justice Lease' brings Batman v Superman to the suburbs

A new Aussie YouTube comedy series asks who would really win in a fight if Superman and Batman lived in a sharehouse in the suburbs. Welcome to "the dorm of justice."

By 24 March 2016

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Good job, dummy: Aussie prime minister rips off campaign slogan from 'Veep'

It was the "most meaningless election slogan" they could think of -- now the creators of "Veep" are laughing after Australia's highest elected official took their catchphrase for himself.

By 23 March 2016

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Aussie start-ups welcome political change at the top

A change of Prime Minister has one of Australia's leading incubators excited about the future of innovation in this country, saying tech start-ups have much to offer but need support to grow.

By 22 September 2015

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Aussie start-up challenges fake reviews with grass roots recommendations

Aussie start-up Recomazing wants to recreate the atmosphere of the "BBQ conversation" in the digital realm, helping Facebook friends to share local business recommendations without the bogus reviews.

By 15 September 2015

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Old Apple iPhone models get a price hike due to weak Aussie dollar

Were you hoping to pick up a bargain-priced iPhone 6 now that the new models have been announced? You may want to keep that credit card holstered.

By 10 September 2015

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Presto flips the switch on HD, Aussie pirates are sinking and IFA 2015 brings the 4K thunder (Girt by CNET podcast 40)

Australian streaming service Presto has unveiled a host of new features including HD video and a new-look app, data from Choice says we're pirating less and we look in on some of the big product news from Germany's premier tech show.

By 4 September 2015

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Aussie gamer wins real-life Nissan PlayStation GT Academy International

Australian Matthew Simmons has taken his virtual driving skills to a whole new reality, winning the 2015 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy and kickstarting a racing career.

By 13 August 2015