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​Victorian Government threatens to prosecute UberX drivers

The battle between Uber and the authorities has escalated, with the Victorian Taxi Services Commission saying it will prosecute "repeat offenders" caught driving for Melbourne's UberX ridesharing service.

By May 27, 2014

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Victorian Darth Vader steampunk dress is creepy

Darth Vader gets a new look and a sex change with a dark Victorian steampunk costume featuring an LED necklace.

By June 3, 2013

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Victorian-era calculator cranks away

The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., shows off its functioning Babbage Difference Engine.

December 6, 2010

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Photos: The Victorian engine that could

A forward-thinking mathematician and engineer, Charles Babbage designed the Difference Engine in 1847. His work is now on display.

By May 5, 2008

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​Government threatens legal action for Sydney UberX drivers

UberX drivers in Sydney are now being issued with warning letters from the government threatening legal action and significant fines if they continue to drive for the ridesharing service.

By June 17, 2014

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Uber drivers hit with fines for ridesharing

Australian State Government authorities have cracked down on Uber's ridesharing service, issuing "infringement notices" to drivers offering lifts to passengers in Melbourne.

By May 11, 2014

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Eagle-eyed cops hone in on phones in cars

Victorian police are cracking down on drivers who use their phone behind the wheel thanks to new camera technology that allows cops to spy out offenders from afar.

By April 15, 2014

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Customs seize haul of iPhone-shaped Tasers

Australian Customs and Police have netted a massive illegal weapons haul, arresting a Victorian man for importing 6,000 weapons, including hundreds of iPhone-shaped Tasers.

By May 4, 2014

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Guy dressed as Darth Vader runs Death Valley in 129-degree heat

A "Star Wars" fan attempts to set a new heat-running record in Death Valley while dressed as Darth Vader.

By July 2, 2013

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Dresses writhe and glow only when someone is looking

Designer Ying Gao created two interactive dresses that move and light up when the built-in eye trackers detect a gaze.

By June 25, 2013