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Crossing the ocean old-world-style, on the Queen Victoria (pictures)

CNET's Amanda Kooser goes for a slow swim across the Atlantic Ocean aboard Cunard's Queen Victoria, which still carries a torch for the olden days of luxury travel.

10 Images By 9 May 2015

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6,000 mobile black spots found across Australia, Victoria worst off

A new interactive map has highlighted the worst places in Australia for mobile coverage, and of the 6,000 reported black spots, Victoria is the worst off.

By 8 October 2014

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Victoria introduces car tech to stop drink driving

​High-range drink drivers and repeat offenders in Victoria are set to have new technology installed in their cars that will prevent them from driving if they've been drinking.

By 29 May 2014

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Two tweets, AU$80,000: Newspaper pays for defamation on Twitter

Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.

By 30 June 2015

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Geek overboard: Crossing the Atlantic on an old-school ship

CNET's Amanda Kooser relives the long-ago days of luxury ocean liner travel aboard the modern Queen Victoria, where white gloves meet Wi-Fi.

By 10 May 2015

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Dumb Ways to Die in 'Game of Thrones'

One "Game of Thrones" fan has created a guide to all the big deaths in seasons 1-4 of the show, with an adorable animation that pays tribute to a viral public safety video.

By 14 April 2015

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Top secret notes by Alan Turing's codebreakers survived 70 years in Bletchley Park's walls

The handwritten workings were used to insulate the unheated huts where chilly Turing and his colleagues raced to break enemy codes.

By 5 February 2015

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Scott Ludlam exposes raft of ways to circumvent data retention

While the Government wants Australian telcos and ISPs to store metadata, Senator Scott Ludlam has pointed out the vast array of common services Australians could use to skirt around data retention laws.

By 3 February 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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Mars rover reaches highest point in 7 years, snaps this panorama

The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity reaches another height as it celebrates its 11-year anniversary with a video and patriotic panoramic photo just released by NASA.

By 24 January 2015