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Uber reaches 4x surge pricing as Sydney faces hostage lockdown

As a major hostage operation plays out in the centre of Sydney, Uber briefly reached record surge pricing for rides in the CBD, before changing tack and offering free rides for passengers trying to leave the city.

By December 14, 2014

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Lego Christmas tree lights up Sydney

A 10-metre tall Christmas tree built out of Lego stands tall in Sydney, Australia to celebrate the holiday season.

By November 27, 2014

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Channel your inner zombie in Sydney's IRL Shooter with new reward tiers

Real-life FPS IRL Shooter has added new reward tiers to its Pozible campaign, including a level that allows you to dress as a zombie and chase players.

By February 2, 2014

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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

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Hover into battle: US military strikes deal to develop hoverbike tech

A new project to develop hoverbikes for the US Army Research Laboratory could bring humanity one step closer to a real-life "Star Wars."

By June 22, 2015

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​Government threatens legal action for Sydney UberX drivers

UberX drivers in Sydney are now being issued with warning letters from the government threatening legal action and significant fines if they continue to drive for the ridesharing service.

By June 17, 2014

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X-ray echoes map the distance to a neutron star

Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.

By June 24, 2015

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How to watch Apple's WWDC keynote live

Ready to see what Apple has in store for iOS and more? Here's your access to the live stream and live blog!

By June 8, 2015

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Paint the Town: The artwork that lets you light up the city skyline

Arguably the site of the world's best New Year's Eve fireworks, Sydney is now lighting up the sky in the middle of the year with a massive art project.

By May 27, 2015

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City-wide light installation uses people power to paint the town

The Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and now Sydney -- a new art installation is illuminating Australia's harbour city and giving the light switch to the people.

By May 27, 2015