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iiNet fined for fine print in broadband advertising

Australia's competition watchdog has handed down a AU$204,000 penalty to iiNet for outdoor advertising that it says failed to prominently show the true cost of one of its broadband plans.

By 4 March 2015


Telstra switches on 4GX in Melbourne with 700Mhz spectrum

With mobile data in demand like never before, Telstra is offering Melbourne customers "extreme speeds" with its new 700Mhz spectrum.

By 25 November 2014


Google Maps boosts live transit in NYC, D.C., and Salt Lake City

The Web giant's mapping feature now boasts live departure times or service alerts in three new U.S. metropolitan areas.

By 28 March 2013


HBO creating Silicon Valley show that's meant to be funny

After the unintentional comedy of Bravo TV's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," here's something that is actually meant to make you laugh. It's from the people who brought you "King of the Hill."

By 19 January 2013


For all those alone with a gadget this Xmas

Don't think for a moment that technology always represents progress. However, there are some for whom, at this time, it represents a lone hope.

By 25 December 2012


Google Maps charts 1M public transit stops worldwide

Encompassing nearly 500 cities, Google Maps now has transport schedules to more than 1 million bus, train, subway, and tram stops. It also has a revamped Android app.

By 16 August 2012


Rocker Neil Young challenging MP3s with new audio format

The famous musician has filed several trademarks related to a new high-definition MP3 alternative, reports Rolling Stone. The government could register the trademarks by the holidays.

By 5 April 2012


Non-stop high-speed train concept excites and terrifies in equal measure

Here's a terrifying new concept: a high-speed train that never stops. Passengers instead cross over via a 'feeder tram' that matches the speed of the main train. Scary? You betcha.

By 25 June 2011


Helicopter helps nab suspected iPhone thief

In a scene resembling the chase for O.J. and his white Bronco, a police helicopter assists in following an Australian teen suspected of stealing an iPhone.

By 17 December 2010


Big North Sea wind farm to power up Munich

Swedish energy company, German utility team up on billion-dollar project to provide electricity to Munich's subway system and thousands of homes.

By 22 October 2010