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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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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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​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

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North Korea says its Android smartphone is home grown

North Korea claims the AS1201 Arirang is made from "indigenous" parts but may actually be manufactured in China.

By 14 August 2013

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Facebook's racist blunder

Facebook exploded yesterday, with users angrily reporting a page called "Aboriginal Memes" that makes racist "jokes" about Australia's indigenous people.

By 8 August 2012

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Wii consoles as art

Four of Australia's most highly regarded indigenous artists have created unique works of art on Wii consoles. They will be auctioned on eBay with the proceeds to benefit an indigenous education program.

By 18 February 2011

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China investing heavily in green auto tech

From China's leading auto group to rising stars, indigenous players will show off a host of new green vehicles at the Beijing auto show this week.

By 22 April 2010

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SharePoint brought in to rescue Aboriginal language

SharePoint and Access will be used to help preserve in digital form the Awabakal indigenous dialect.

By 22 August 2007

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Diet pills and second helpings

The revelry of Indigenous People's Day proved too much for me.

2 December 1997

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Short Take: Study says online households will nearly triple by 2000

The number of online households worldwide will rise from 23.4 million in 1996 to 66.6 million in 2000, according to a new market study by Jupiter Communications. Increased PC penetration, telco deregulation, indigenous content development, and deployment of ISDN in Europe's and Asia's most advanced online markets will be among the key factors driving this growth. The United States will continue to lead in online households with 36 million in 2000, but its share of the total world market will drop from 62.8 percent in 1996 to 54.1 percent in 2000.

By 19 November 1996