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mining

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Is your PC ready for VR? This test says mine's not good enough

Can your PC handle it?

By 25 February 2016

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Why Twitter is blocking the government from using a data-mining tool (CNET Update show notes)

The social network is banning US spy agencies from accessing an analytics service used by news agencies. Meanwhile, Facebook wins a trademark battle in China. Sorry, you won't be able to taste "Face Book" the drink.

By 10 May 2016

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Why Twitter is blocking the government from using a data-mining tool

The social network is banning US spy agencies from accessing an analytics service used by news agencies. Meanwhile, Facebook wins a trademark battle in China. Sorry, you won't be able to taste "Face Book" the drink.

By 10 May 2016

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​CSIRO joins the Bitcoin mining boom

Look out cryptocurrency enthusiasts, there's a new kid on the blockchain. And CSIRO's digital division Data61 wants to take advantage of the burgeoning technology of the future.

By 4 May 2016

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Apple deletes over 250 data-mining apps from App Store

Once again, the tech giant has deleted apps from its App Store over security concerns. This time the culprit is Chinese advertiser Youmi, which used third-party apps developed with its software to mine user data.

By 20 October 2015

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Pokemon Go lures us toward 'totalitarianism,' says Oliver Stone

Technically Incorrect: The famed director uses a Comic-Con appearance to muse on the all-encompassing nature of the new game.

By 22 July 2016

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Optus pushing SatSleeves, bringing reception to the isolated and rural

The devices attach to smartphones and grant reception where there otherwise would be none.

By 21 July 2016

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Science says works of fiction follow one of six plot types

Researchers from the University of Vermont data-mined over 1,700 works of fiction and found that they all followed one of six emotional arcs.

By 7 July 2016

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Google Maps gets sharper thanks to satellite upgrade

Satellite images on Google Maps and Earth are now higher res thanks to a new, more powerful satellite launched by the search giant.

By 28 June 2016

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Minecraft in real life looks a lot more scary

The mining looks fine, but the monsters are the stuff of nightmares.

By 7 June 2016