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Optus brings more mobile connections underground on Sydney trains

A year after the NSW government announced plans to upgrade coverage in Sydney's inner-city rail tunnels, Optus has connected customers in the city's east.

By Apr. 3, 2014


Computer learns vowels like a baby

A team of researchers say they've developed a computer program that can learn to decipher sounds the way a baby does.

By Jul. 25, 2007


Photoshop expert sings: Ctrl-J, yo!

Author Deke McClelland is out with a music video in which he sings about image-editing software. Yes, he sings, rapper-style. And dances "like a crazy monkey."

By Jun. 25, 2008


Google Wi-Fi intercept triggers Aussie police probe

Australian police open investigation into Google Street View snafu that collected private data from Wi-Fi networks while snapping photos for mapping service.

By Jun. 7, 2010


In small wind versus solar, it's all about location

To perform at capacity, small wind turbines need strong, steady wind, while solar panels are more versatile in where they can be used, say experts.

By Mar. 22, 2011


Online activists fighting to keep WikiLeaks alive

Activists set up mirror sites to keep WikiLeaks online while PayPal suffers a DoS attack over its decision to cut off services to controversial whistle-blower site.

By Dec. 6, 2010


First YouTube video cited in court opinion

A case pitting a trademark "entrepreneur" against baseball legend George Brett prompts a federal appeals court judge to cite a YouTube.com video of Brett's famous game against the New York Yankees.

By Jul. 12, 2007


Can't someone please fix online shipping, already?

From a consumer perspective, Amazon is going to run away with all e-commerce unless the rest of the Web can figure out shipping. Molly Wood asks why online shipping is still such a tough nut to crack.

By Apr. 13, 2012


3 trials DVB-H rival for mobile TV

3 and Ericsson claim they are first to trial Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) in Australia, a mobile TV technology that delivers content over existing 3G networks more efficiently.

By Aug. 15, 2007


Police Blotter: Pedophile loses spat over 'girl love' site

The Internet's most famous pedophile loses his fight to overturn a court order banning him from posting photographs of minors on his Web site, even if they're taken at public events.

By Jan. 26, 2009