Australians Should Be Allowed To Circumvent Geoblocking: Productivity Commission

Australian consumers should be allowed to use technologies like VPNs and proxies to defeat the efforts of companies like Netflix and HBO that stop them from accessing digital content libraries

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Ello, Ello – Two Days In, the Hottest New Social Network is Pretty Dull

Ever since the rise and rise of Facebook, we’ve seen one company after another come up to try and become the next world conquering social network. Ello is the latest

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Twitter Stung by Stall in User Growth

Twitter shares slid Tuesday after a quarterly update worsened investor fears that the one-to-many messaging service can win enough users to be a lucrative, mainstream hit. Twitter posted a loss

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tightens Grip on Helm as Profit Soars

Facebook on Wednesday fielded a plan to tighten Mark Zuckerberg’s grip on the helm as the booming social network reported stellar profit. Profit in the first quarter tripled from a

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Is Louis Walsh about to make a dramatic X Factor comeback too?

​First, Dermot O’Leary made a dramatic X Factor comeback, and now it looks like Louis Walsh might be joining him. The old-school X Factor judge is apparently meeting with Simon Cowell about returning for series

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Dogs Might Fly: Watch an actual clip of an actual dog flying an actual plane

The Sky1 show comes to an end on Sunday and we’ve got our hands on this clip of Shadow – a Staffordshire bull terrier collie cross – in the cockpit at 3,000 feet. 

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First impressions of Apple’s affordable new 4-inch phone

Welcome to the future. Or is it the past? Hmm. Apple’s new handset, the iPhone SE is here and it’s melding the cutting-edge with the ageing, giving the 4-inch form factor

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Is Robbie Williams really about to join the show as a coach?

The Voice UK ​might not be moving to ITV until next year, but rumours about who ​will be the show’s coaches have already started swirling. And one of the first names to

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Facebook offers employees $10,000 to move within 10 miles of its headquarters

Facebook’s efforts, along with similar programs at some other technology companies including investment management technology company Addepar, data company Palantir and software firm SalesforceIQ, a unit of Salesforce.com Inc, could

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Fresvii raises $4M for AppSteroid social network with mobile voice chat

Fresvii has raised $4 million from Japan’s Nissay Capital to expand AppSteroid, its mobile gaming social networking service. The funding shows the huge demand for bring social to mobile games, which have become a $30

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