Month: October 2017

Tech

'Red flags' raised over Amazon's Australian tax arrangements

As local retailers worry about the arrival of Amazon destroying their business, the taxman will soon need to start worrying…

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Business

Tinker, tailor, punter, spy: the everyday deceptions of worklife

Illustration: Simon Letch  At a very young age, when I realised my dream of becoming a steam train driver was…

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Tech

WhatsApp lets paedophiles, gangsters operate beyond the law, UK says

Britain said WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption communication services allowed paedophiles and organised crime groups to operate beyond the reach of the…

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Business

Australia's energy trainwreck: How we ended up with the world's highest power bills

A bungled transition from coal to clean energy has left our resource-rich country with an unwanted crown: the highest power prices…

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Tech

Games: Mighty mechanical miners. I can dig it.

 Steamworld Dig 2 Digging a hole hasn’t been this much fun since Dig Dug.  For: PS4, Vita, Switch, PC Classified:…

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Business

Amazon pushes forward with plans to take over the world

Without question, this has been a peak year for Amazon paranoia. The company seems to be everywhere, eager to crush or…

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Tech

Eliminating the human: we're becoming numb to hacks and breaches

There are times when it is fair to feel somewhat ambivalent about the benefits of technology. As Benjamin Franklin once…

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Business

Cyber security company chief Dr Tony Castagna facing criminal charges

Anthony Castagna’s company helps protect the cyber secrets and detect financial crimes within the world’s most powerful institutions, including the…

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Entertainment

‘Every year the ambassadors are better looking’

RUGBY union footballer Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins has hit back at claims he’s not as big a name as Hollywood…

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Tech

Wake up, Sonia Kruger! There are real risks to a national facial recognition database

Someone had been drinking the Turnbull Kool-Aid in Willoughby this morning, with Today Show Extra co-host Sonia Kruger welcoming with…

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