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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By July 23, 2014

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Australian scientists developing early detection test for Alzheimer's

Scientists at Australia's CSIRO are developing an eye test that can detect the protein responsible for Alzheimer's up to 20 years earlier than currently possible.

By July 13, 2014

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Australian team prepares to break electric car world record

We take UNSW's Sunswift eVe solar/electric race car for a test drive as the team prepares to break a 26-year-old speed record.

By July 7, 2014

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LIFX moves into Australian stores, looks to global expansion

After being met with 'incredible interest' at I/O, LIFX has plans to grow its retail presence to thousands of stores worldwide.

By July 6, 2014

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HBO VP weighs in on Australian Game of Thrones piracy

While in Sydney, Sofia Chang, VP and GM of HBO, has made some carefully worded comments on Australia's penchant for getting Game of Thrones via BitTorrent.

By July 1, 2014

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Netflix confirmed for Australian launch, says Village Roadshow CEO

According to Graham Burke, joint head of Village Roadshow, Netflix is set for a 2015 launch into the Australian market.

By June 26, 2014

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​The tyranny of distance: Building better broadband for the Australian outback

Australia is embarking on a massive project to roll out a National Broadband Network that provides high-speed internet for the whole country. But as cities get more access to new technology, the country's remote indigenous communities risk becoming the "forgotten part of Australia".

By June 24, 2014

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Australian science history in pictures

Australia's government-funded research institute, CSIRO, has opened up its photo archives under Creative Commons. Here's a selection of some fascinating images showing the history of scientific research in Australia.

25 Images By June 9, 2014

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The best electronics from the Australian Good Design Awards (pictures)

With an eye for the unique, clever and aesthetically pleasing, Australia's Good Design Awards once again acknowledges the top products in the consumer electronics design world. Here's our pick of the stand outs...

8 Images By May 29, 2014

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​iPhone-connected breathalyzer takes out top Australian tech design award

A smartphone-connected breathalyzer has taken out the top consumer electronics prize at Australia's Good Design Awards, beating a portable cinema camera, a Kickstarter-funded charging cable and the Leap Motion Controller for the top prize.

By May 28, 2014