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Senate agrees to new probe for My Health Record

After Greens, Labor push. The Senate has approved a push by the Greens for a fresh inquiry to be conducted into the government’s controversial My Health Record scheme. Greens Leader

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ACCC to devise bulk of consumer data right

Govt gives regulator ‘substantial scope’. Australia’s competition regulator has been handed “substantial scope” to devise the government’s impending consumer data right, which will give consumers unprecedented access to their banking, energy

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CSIRO hands CDC new data centre deal

To support applications, high performance computing. The CSIRO has chosen Canberra Data Centres to house its corporate applications and high performance computing clusters under a new three-year data centre deal. The peak

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IISER Kolkata’s compound makes drinking water nearly free of fluoride, metal ions

The compound synthesised by IISER Kolkata researchers can reduce copper, mercury, cadmium and iron content in drinking water to below 2 ppb, which is far below the WHO limit for

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Written Review

Pros Rugged design with good grip Flat, bezel-less display Good battery life Cons Possibly inconvenient fingerprint sensor placement Non-customizable physical Bixby button External speaker experiences distortion at louder levels October

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Amazon’s AI division is a revolving door of talent for Microsoft and Google

A recently released report shows that Amazon, over the last five years, has been involved in an AI-developer ménage à trois with Google and Microsoft. It turns out all three companies have a penchant

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Github launches new tools to say when your project’s dependencies get pwned

Github today announced the introduction of more robust security features for its users, which will help developers identify vulnerable dependencies in their code. The announcement came at the company’s flagship Github

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iOS 11 is coming out on September 19

Apple is announcing several new iPhones today. But if you already have an iPhone or iPad, chances are you’ll also get something new. The company announced at its press conference that the

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Apple Shares Earn Warren Buffett $1 Billion in a Single Day

Warren Buffett’s bet on Apple has seemingly paid off, earning the investment giant about $1 billion in a single day on Wednesday. Berkshire Hathaway, a multinational investment firm and holding company

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iPhone 7 Plus vs HTC U11 Comparison Review

Last September Apple released their latest and greatest additions to the iPhone lineup: the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Both feature the familiar design of their predecessors but include subtle

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