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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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TPG customers face slowdown after "major" submarine cable fault

Thousands of kilometres off the coast of Australia, a major Internet cable fault could be set to cause big problems for TPG customers back home. Worse still, repairs could take more than a month.

By 8 February 2016

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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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110-year-old electric car sells for more than a Tesla

Electric cars aren't new. A very old and rare Woods Queen Victoria Brougham just sold for a pretty penny at auction.

By 29 September 2015

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman flying on a drone

This guy strapped a Superman toy to a DJI Phantom 3 drone and captured the Man of Steel flying around Victoria Park in London and presumably saving the day.

By 28 August 2015

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As the Reddit Turns: Ex-CEO says Ellen Pao not to blame for firing of key exec

Former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong says co-founder Alexis Ohanian was behind the abrupt dismissal of popular executive Victoria Taylor and let Pao "take the heat," leading to her resignation.

By 14 July 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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Largest southern hemisphere wind farm opens in Victoria

A joint venture between Australia's AGL and New Zealand's Meridian Energy has opened the southern hemisphere's largest wind farm in Macarthur, Victoria.

By 15 April 2013

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Unsolicited sexting now illegal under new Victorian laws

Victoria has passed changes to the Crimes Act that rule out distribution of "intimate images" and even the threat to distribute images, making unwanted sexting against the law.

By 4 November 2014