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Two tweets, AU$80,000: Newspaper pays for defamation on Twitter

Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.

By June 30, 2015


When Google Maps meets the human body, here's what happens

Melding technology designed to examine silicon wafers with Google Maps algorithms has yielded a remarkable way to look at our own bodies.

By April 2, 2015


'Amazeballs,' 'YOLO,' 'adorbs' added to Oxford Dictionaries

Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.

By August 17, 2014


The 404 1,529: Where we can't help but purge (podcast)

A promotional tweet with #twitterpurge shows why we can't have nice things, Sony brings back the Walkman in high resolution, Skyping with the dead, and a phone sex line for the super smart.

By July 22, 2014


What is HbbTV?

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV is on its way to Australia in the form of FreeviewPlus, but what is it, how do you get it, and why should you care?

By April 21, 2014


TCL showcase 4K Ultra HD TV range

The TV manufacturer plans a big splash in the Australian market with its 4K range, including an 85-inch unit for under AUD$10k.

By March 27, 2014


2013: Nic's best picks of the year

Pirates, robots and wearable tech: all of 2013 distilled down to Nic's picks for the five finest technologies, moments and events.

By December 27, 2013


iPad Air, mini are 'overpriced boringness' say CNET readers

The Apple iPad Air and iPad mini have been unveiled, so we asked you what you think of Apple's new tablets -- and it seems you're not impressed.

By October 23, 2013


TCL offers Australia's first sub-AU$5K Ultra HD TV

Chinese manufacturer TCL will have 65-inch 4K TV in retail by mid-September for just AU$4999.

By July 30, 2013


Is Kogan Mobile's usage policy illegal?

In the wake of claims that heavy users are being disconnected, a telco lawyer has called Kogan's policy "plainly illegal".

By March 21, 2013