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Have Australian websites staunched "catastrophic" Heartbleed risk?

Internet security experts spent yesterday raising the alarm about Heartbleed. But where do Australian websites stand?

By April 9, 2014

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Valve's Gabe Newell: 'Windows 8 is kind of a catastrophe'

Gabe Newell has expressed fears for the future of open platforms and, in particular, the PC platform.

By July 26, 2012

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'Windows 8 is a catastrophe' says Steam boss Gabe Newell

"I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space," says the creator of Steam and Half-Life, Gabe Newell.

By July 26, 2012

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Judge: Ban on Motorola phone sales could be 'catastrophic'

Without issuing a ruling on Apple's request, the judge suggests ordering Motorola to pay compulsory royalties would be better for the courts and consumers.

By June 20, 2012

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Want the perfect smiley selfie? Carry a big silver stick

The importance of the selfie in establishing self-worth is underlined by those who choose to carry with them something called a Selfie Stick. Seeing one in real life is sobering.

By September 21, 2014

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City in China tests sidewalk lane for cell phone users

Chongqing thinks it might be a good idea if those who permanently look down could be separated from anyone else. But is there anyone else?

By September 15, 2014

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'Internet of Things,' not privacy, to dominate at Black Hat

Security experts gather again in Vegas to show off and debate the latest in hacks and flaws, focusing this year on the latest risks facing Net-connected devices.

By August 6, 2014

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Chasing drug-laden 'bogeys' across the skies

Operating from a building in Corpus Christi, Texas, US Customs and Border Protection flies surveillance planes 24-7. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a ride to see how they catch the bad guys.

By June 28, 2014

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Virtual buoys may stop ships from crashing in fog

Coast Guard tests electronic navigation aids that could help mariners navigate even the lowest-visibility conditions.

By May 24, 2014

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Windows 8.1 Store update brings easier navigation and curated apps

An update to the Windows 8.1 store makes it easier to find new apps to try.

By May 13, 2014