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Opinion: GST On Online Purchases: Yeah, That's Really NOT Going To Help Anyone

The GST on online purchases will apply to any goods sold after July 1st 2017. It’s a pretty wonky idea, and it’s not likely to…

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Stagefright Bug & Mu-MIMO: Vertical Hold Episode 15, 2015

The Stagefright Bug is bad news for Android — but how bad? Will Mu-MIMO change your wireless world? Can an “Online” GST really work? Can…

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How do I keep my kids safe online? You can't.

As parents, it’s natural enough to want to shelter our offspring from all sorts of nasty things, including the online world. I’m not a big…

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Online spoilers: A code of conduct

Nobody can agree on what the rules for spoilers should be. So here’s a starting point.

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On best behaviour: three golden rules for ethical cyber citizenship

Cyberbullying is a form of technology misuse that is a problem not only in schools, but in the wider community.

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What do online speedtests really mean?

Pay for an internet service, and you’ll get a quote of speeds, typically up to an impressive sounding number. But what do those numbers mean?

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Doctor Who: Aussie Online store opens to exterminate your wallet

BBC Worldwide continues its quest to conquer the wallets of Australian Doctor Who fans, opening a “dedicated” Australian online Doctor Who Store. The Wumpus suggests…

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Online Retail: Does physical interaction matter any more?

Buy something online, and you’ll probably get it cheaper than in store. But what you can’t do is hold it, tap it, squeeze it or…

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Yahoo! revamps Flickr, adds 1TB of storage

Flickr hasn’t had an interface update in… ages. That changed this morning with visually arresting photo-centric UI, along with the promise of quite a bit…

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Doctor Who: Smith vs Tennant goes online

The Name Of The Doctor impressively didn’t leak online last week after its accidental (but rather small-scale) US release, and as promised the BBC has…

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