Technology

Japanese Man Creates Anti-Cat Keyboard Protection, Tests It On His Cat

December 4, 2018

Cats love being the center of dear owner’s attention, and will often go to great lengths to ensure they get it. However, they face competition against the phones and computers with which we interact with increasing frequency, and so they fight back in the only way they know how. Plonking themselves down, directly on that […]

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Blackout brings Sydney to its knees

December 4, 2018

Ausgrid restoring power to thousands.Source:Twitter TENS of thousands of Sydneysiders spent their Saturday without power after a mass blackout. Just before 2pm, Ausgrid tweeted it was working to restore power to most parts of Sydney’s inner west in what appeared to be a citywide power outage. Around 23,000 customers across Homebush, the inner west and […]

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Michael Dertouzos.

Google Doodle honours man who predicted internet’s importance

December 4, 2018

Instead of the usual logo, Google visitors will find a tribute to Michael Dertouzos.Source:Supplied FOR anyone searching through Google today, rather than the iconic rainbow lettering, you’ll come across a man against a blackboard next to images of spreadsheets, microchips and other technology iconography. Why is this today’s Google Doodle? Well, it’s Professor Michael Dertouzos […]

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Team Australia coach Jordan “Gunba” Graham during the Overwatch World Cup. Picture: Robert Paul for Blizzard Entertainment

Australia battles global gaming champions

December 4, 2018

The quarterfinals of the Overwatch World Cup 2018, to be held today. Picture: Blizzard EntertainmentSource:Supplied AUSTRALIA’S best Overwatch players are staring down Esports giant South Korea in the Overwatch World Cup quarterfinals today. The steepness of that uphill battle cannot be overstated, but it’s an impressive feat for the Aussies to stand toe-to-toe with one […]

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Momo challenge linked to two more child suicides

December 4, 2018

TWO child suicides in Colombia have been linked to a sinister internet game that’s been sweeping South America. Local media reports a 12-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy took their own lives in the town of Barbosa. RCN Radio claims the two children were playing a challenge based game — believed to be the ‘Momo’ challenge […]

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The 4K channel’s headline feature would be national sporting coverage, including Australian cricket matches. Picture: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Australia joins 4K revolution

December 4, 2018

AUSTRALIA will become one of the world’s leading authorities on the next generation of television later this year, as it joins just a handful of nations around the world to broadcast 4K entertainment to viewers. The 4K broadcasts from pay-TV provider Foxtel, including ultra high-definition coverage of Australian cricket matches, will put Australia on the […]

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