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NBN Co kills Fibre to the Home rollout

As part of its "multi-technology" rollout, NBN Co has confirmed only those areas in "advanced stages" of FTTP build will get the technology, with all other premises getting FTTN. But paying to upgrade is now officially on the table.

By 13 November 2014

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Google tests subscription service for ad-free websites

The test for Google's Contributor program enables you to see a thank-you note instead of an advertisement on participating websites. The cost: $1 to $3 per month.

By 22 November 2014

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'Abandoned in Place': Forgotten space launch sites left to the sands of time

Photographer Roland Miller has made it a mission to document space launch sites abandoned across America.

By 26 November 2014

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Check out this molten ball of metal levitating in outer space

The ESA has put a levitating furnace on the International Space Station. Getting it to work right required a bit of shaving cream.

By 26 November 2014

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Formula E: The electric car race generates buzz in Malaysia

As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.

By 25 November 2014

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Which iPad should you buy? Holiday edition

Lots of models. Lots of prices. Do you get this year's version, or get last year's at a discount? Let's weigh the options.

By 26 November 2014

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NASA completes first successful in-space 3D-printing project

The 3D printer installed aboard the International Space Station has successfully printed its first object: a part for the printer itself.

By 26 November 2014

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Huawei hopes to score with 5G at World Cup 2018

The partnership with Russian carrier MegaFon for a prototype network timed for the soccer competition should help pave the way to faster mobile networking than today's fourth-generation tech.

By 20 November 2014

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Excellent iOS apps for Black Friday

The biggest shopping day of the year is gearing up to be a madhouse at the stores, but with the right apps you can map out your shopping strategy and get the best deals before they're gone.

By 26 November 2014

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Tracking tactful leopards on the prowl near human homes

Researchers tracking leopards found them to be quite good neighbors, despite their ability to tear other large mammals to shreds.

By 22 November 2014