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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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​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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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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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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Lighting up the Sydney Opera House

As part of the annual Vivid Festival, the iconic Sydney Opera House is covered in large-scale projections each night. We take a look at how UK company 59 Productions is making it happen.

By May 29, 2014

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Watch the Sydney Opera House light up

What does it take to cover the iconic Sydney Opera House in large-scale projections every night? CNET finds out about the tech behind the scenes at this year's Vivid Festival.

By May 29, 2014

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Sydney Harbour Bridge lights up

Covered in LEDs controlled by viewers on the ground, Sydney's Harbour Bridge becomes a giant interactive light show every night as part of Vivid Festival.

By May 28, 2014