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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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Google I/O 2015: Start time, where to watch and stream online and live blog

You can watch today's Google I/O developers conference in real time. Here's how.

By May 28, 2015

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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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A song of sparks and fire: RoboWars takes engineers to battle

Slicing blades, repurposed power drills and crashes aplenty -- engineers and electronics hobbyists are stepping out of their sheds with machines designed to fight, and the crowds are loving it.

By May 26, 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

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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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​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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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