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X-ray echoes map the distance to a neutron star

Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.

By 24 June 2015

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Welcome to Australia, where even the rain is spiders

A phenomenon known as spider ballooning has covered a regional Australian city in silky "Angel Hair" webbing.

By 19 May 2015

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When Google Maps meets the human body, here's what happens

Melding technology designed to examine silicon wafers with Google Maps algorithms has yielded a remarkable way to look at our own bodies.

By 3 April 2015

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720,000 warrantless metadata requests leads to calls for greater oversight

Legal experts are calling for greater oversight of mandatory data retention after documents revealed that police made more than 720,000 warrantless requests for metadata access over the past 5 years.

By 28 January 2015

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​UberX drivers taken to court for "illegal" ride-sharing

The NSW Department of Transport is coming down hard on UberX, issuing a number of court attendance notices to drivers and upping the rhetoric by saying they're offering an "illegal" service.

By 19 January 2015

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Uber dodges 'covert' transport regulators by blocking mobile phones

State transport regulators in Australia have gone undercover in an attempt to fine UberX drivers for ridesharing, but Uber has thwarted these attempts by blocking their mobile phones from accessing the service.

By 15 January 2015

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The Arcade: a capitalist commune of indie game development

Playing host to 19 different companies, the Arcade in Melbourne, Australia is dedicated to changing the face of indie game development. Just don't call it an incubator.

By 22 December 2014

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Sunswift solar electric car reaches funding goal to hit the streets

The world record-breaking Sunswift eVe electric solar car, designed and built by students at UNSW, is set to hit Australian streets after reaching a AU$30,000 crowdfunding target.

By 15 December 2014

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​Vodafone offers better coverage as 4G+ goes live in NSW, QLD and WA

As Aussie telcos continue rolling out low-band spectrum coverage, Vodafone has announced the switch-on of its 850MHz 4G+ network across parts of NSW, QLD and WA.

By 4 December 2014

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Visit beautiful Australia from the comfort of your computer

Google Street View has released gorgeous explorable locations from NSW's national parks and oceans to showcase Australia's wild beauty.

By 20 November 2014