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Remote communities call for digital inclusion in outback Australia

A forum of Indigenous leaders, remote community groups and industry experts has called for more targeted telecommunications in the bush, highlighting the success stories of a connected outback.

By 21 July 2015

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Misfit CEO Sonny Vu on Vietnam's modern-day success story (Q&A)

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET sits down in Ho Chi Minh City with the CEO of Misfit Wearables to talk about the Vietnam tech scene and why the fitness tracker is making a big bet on the country.

By 29 July 2015

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Director J.J. Abrams weighs in on diversity in the Star Wars universe

At Comic-Con 2015, the director of the hotly anticipated "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" calls ethnic and gender diversity in film roles "a big consideration."

By 12 July 2015

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Is #WomenInTech a 'useless' meme?

Genevieve Bell, tech's most famous cultural anthropologist, believes the industry has a problem with all kinds of people -- not just women.

By 8 May 2015

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Free online course lets you study superheroes with Stan Lee

Trace the impact comics and superheroes have had on society and interact with legendary comic king Stan Lee himself with a new EdX course.

By 4 March 2015

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Flying car crashes and burns in Florida

Police in Marion County say two people were hurt after a Maverick flying car crashed and caught fire.

By 22 October 2014

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SBS gets funding boost, will broadcast indigenous channel nationally

Amongst the minutiae of dental schemes and tax adjustments in the 2012-13 Budget lies a gem for anyone who's a fan of the country's multicultural broadcaster SBS: a funding boost, and a takeover of the existing indigenous broadcaster NITV.

By 9 May 2012

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NBN Co expands satellite services for remote Australia

With broadband supply outstripped by demand and satellite services already at their limit, NBN Co is expanding its satellite offering for remote communities.

By 22 July 2014

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Comic book collides with augmented reality to tell a twisted sci-fi story

Modern Polaxis tells the story of a paranoid time traveller, and the secrets of his book can only be accessed via augmented reality.

By 16 July 2014

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​The tyranny of distance: Building better broadband for the bush

As the rollout of the NBN continues across the country, Australia's digital future is being threatened by a growing divide. Cities surge ahead but the country's remote indigenous communities risk becoming the "forgotten part of Australia".

By 24 June 2014