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Boeing to produce Aussie un-manned fighter
Published in Transportation


Rolled out by the middle of the decade

Boeing has said that it will go into mass production of its unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia likely happening by the middle of the decade.

Australia comes the raw prawn with Facebook
Published in News


Cambridge Analytica data breach could cost Facebook billions

Australia’s privacy watchdog is suing Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica data breach — which, back in 2018, became a global scandal that wiped billions off the tech giant’s share price, yet only led to Facebook being slapped around the chips with a wet bus ticket by US and UK watchdogs.

5G radiation fears debunked
Published in Network
Friday, 06 December 2019 11:29

5G radiation fears debunked


Electromagnetic hypersensitivity is rubbish too

While Facebook is full of Russian troll farm created mems claiming that 5G radiation is deadly and is responsible for birds dropping out the skies, the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) has reiterated that there is no evidence that indicates 5G is harmful to people's health.

SKA detected at the edge of the universe
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:15

SKA detected at the edge of the universe


Diamond rougher than rough, tougher than tough

Huawei rolled in an interesting Brit at the Advanced Intelligence conference here in Shanghai to explain how Huawei is helping to detect influences on our planet from the deepest edges of space.

Samsung in hot water down under
Published in News
Thursday, 04 July 2019 13:09

Samsung in hot water down under


You can't swim with them you drongos

Australia’s consumer watch-dingo has come to the raw prawn and sued Samsung’s Aussie unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf.

Three Aussie banks sign up for IBM block chain
Published in Cloud


Wanting to digitise banking guarantees

Australia’s top three banks have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees.

Aussie AI designs a “turbocharged” flu vaccine
Published in News


To be trailed in the US

An Aussie AI has designed a “turbocharged” flu vaccine which is about to be trialled in the United States.

Aussie boffins might have propped up Moore's Law
Published in PC Hardware


Metal-based field emission air channel transistors on the sheep dip

Boffins at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have come up with a metal-based field emission air channel transistor (ACT) which they think could maintain transistor doubling for another 20 years.

Aussie PM says Laws of Mathematics unimportant
Published in News


The laws made up by Aussie politicians decide reality


Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the laws of mathematics come second to the law of the land in a row over privacy and encryption.

Apple "lied" to customers about legal rights
Published in News

Because it is such a cool, user-friendly company

Australia's consumer watchdog has carried out an investigation into the fruity, tax-dodging cult Apple and found that its staff lie to customers about their legal rights.