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SBS gets funding boost, will broadcast indigenous channel nationally

Amongst the minutiae of dental schemes and tax adjustments in the 2012-13 Budget lies a gem for anyone who's a fan of the country's multicultural broadcaster SBS: a funding boost, and a takeover of the existing indigenous broadcaster NITV.

By May. 8, 2012

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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 Jun. 24, 2014

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North Korea says its Android smartphone is home grown

North Korea claims the AS1201 Arirang is made from "indigenous" parts but may actually be manufactured in China.

By Aug. 13, 2013

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If 'Game of Thrones' took place in feudal Japan

An artist by the name of Seiji has taken iconic moments from "Game of Thrones" and reimagined them as ukiyo-e prints.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Astronaut: Musk's capsule a good addition to Soyuz (Q&A)

Space Shuttler and social-media star Chris Hadfield praises SpaceX's Dragon but says the NASA-Russia bond remains strong.

By May. 31, 2014

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India blocks Web sites, restricts bulk SMS

The Indian government asks ISPs to temporarily restrict access to a number of Web sites, as well as halt the sending of bulk SMS, after a spate of threatening messages.

By Aug. 20, 2012

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Wii consoles as art

Four of Australia's most highly regarded indigenous artists have created unique works of art on Wii consoles. They will be auctioned on eBay with the proceeds to benefit an indigenous education program.

By Feb. 17, 2011

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Should Columbus Day be changed to 'Exploration Day'?

A Neil Armstrong-inspired petition to change the controversial holiday to a celebration of American exploration and innovation is prepared for liftoff.

By Oct. 8, 2012

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Anonymous launches attack on Mexico's Defense Department

Announcing its support of the Zapatista National Liberation Army, the hacking collective hits the government's defense Web site with a DDoS shutdown.

By Jan. 17, 2013