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Australia's dark year for digital liberty

Data retention, site blocking and three-strikes laws highlight 12 transformative months for online freedom in Australia. We reflect on the year's key moments in the words of the major players involved.

By 25 June 2015

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Australia's own Holden Calais-V Sportwagon (pictures)

Australian automaker Holden, a division of GM, offers the Calais-V Sportwagon, a comfortable and capable car for road trips.

17 Images By 30 May 2015

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Official: Australia set to charge GST on all online purchases from 2017

Netflix, Amazon, Steam and Google Play are all on notice as state and federal treasurers agree to apply GST to all goods and services sold online into Australia.

By 21 August 2015

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Why Apple Pay faces an uphill battle in Australia

Almost a year after Apple announced the launch of Apple Pay, Australia is still waiting for the service. But while reports suggest banks are clashing with Apple over fees, experts say there's a bigger obstacle to adoption.

By 18 August 2015

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Down in the hole: A photo tour of Australia's largest open-pit gold mine, the Super Pit (pictures)

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. A canyon-size hole populated by house-size trucks, it's large enough to be seen from orbit. Here's what it looks like up close.

35 Images By 5 May 2015

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Zero Latency: The VR revolution begins in Melbourne, Australia

For Road Trip 2015, CNET gets a hands-on preview of a world-first VR entertainment facility before it opens its doors to the public on August 15.

By 14 August 2015

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Apple Pay said to hit roadblocks gaining support in Australia

Australian banks are balking at giving Apple a chunk of the fees they earn from merchants and some say they don't want Apple as the middleman between them and their customers.

By 18 August 2015

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Samsung Pay coming to Australia in 2016

The Korean smartphone titan is preparing to launch its mobile payment service into some select countries later in 2015, with Australia to follow sometime next year.

By 14 August 2015

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Necronomic-on demand: Australia gets 'Ash vs. Evil Dead' world first

Australian streaming service Stan is set to air the highly-anticipated TV series "Ash vs. Evil Dead" hours before the rest of the world this Halloween. And just as we hoped, it looks real ugly...

By 12 August 2015

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Tesla Model X due in Australia in 2016

After delivering the first Model S sedans to Australians in late 2014, Tesla has opened pre-orders for its Model X electric SUV and announced the vehicles will arrive in 2016.

By 28 July 2015