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Singapore plans to be world's first 'Smart Nation'

The city-state unveils plans for sensors that can help manage traffic congestion, detect air pollutants, and even remind you to take your trash out.

By 17 June 2014

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National Science Week kicks into action

Australia's annual celebration of science and innovation starts this weekend, running from August 16 to August 24.

By 15 August 2014

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Nation shows how to fight exam cheating -- shut off the Web

Uzbekistan only wants the best of the best to succeed. So it finds a simple way to achieve it: shut off the technology during university entrance exams.

By 6 August 2014

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Canada accuses China of hacking into National Research Council

The organization, which handles Canada's R&D efforts, is rebuilding its IT infrastructure and says the hack didn't extend into the rest of the government's networks.

By 30 July 2014

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China calls Apple's iPhone a national security threat

Chinese media point to the iPhone's Frequent Locations, a feature in iOS 7 that provides location-aware information.

By 12 July 2014

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Australian National University launches fusion power research lab

The Australian Plasma Fusion Research Facility has been opened in the Australian Capital Territory to boost the search for limitless clean power.

By 10 July 2014

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China cyberspies hit US national security think tanks

The Deep Panda group has turned its attention to US efforts and intentions in Iraq, where there are major Chinese oil interests.

By 9 July 2014

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Pirate Bay knocked offline worldwide following police raid

Police in Sweden have raided The Pirate Bay and seized servers, citing alleged violations of copyright law.

By 10 December 2014

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Uber reaches 4x surge pricing as Sydney faces hostage lockdown

As a major hostage operation plays out in the centre of Sydney, Uber briefly reached record surge pricing for rides in the CBD, before changing tack and offering free rides for passengers trying to leave the city.

By 15 December 2014

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What's really in a McDonald's Chicken McNugget? Former Mythbuster finds out

Pink slime? Poultry beaks and feet? Former "MythBusters" host Grant Imahara visits Tyson food-processing plant to investigate what McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are actually made from.

By 10 December 2014