Drone saves Australian teen swimmers in world's 1st rescue mission with unmanned aircraft

A drone came to two Australian teenage boys’ rescue on Thursday when they were caught in dangerous waves — the world’s first rescue by the aircraft that was caught on camera.

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Drones are using artificial intelligence to protect Australian beachgoers from sharks

Drones are harnessing artificial intelligence to detect sharks approaching Australian beaches.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/28/drones-are-using-artificial-intelligence-to-protect-australian-beachgoers-from-sharks.html

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Millennium Falcon bike trail? 'Star Wars' fan uses The Force (and GPS)

An Australian cyclist marked Star Wars Day – May the Fourth – with a clever bike ride to create the ultimate Star Wars tribute on tracking app Strava, according to The Sydney Morning Herald.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/09/millennium-falcon-bike-trail-star-wars-fan-uses-force-and-gps.html

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Young people sharing explicit content for cash on premium Snapchat accounts

Australian artist Jesse Willesee has lifted the lid on how young people are making thousands of dollars a month selling explicit photos and videos on Snapchat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/19/young-people-sharing-explicit-content-for-cash-on-premium-snapchat-accounts.html

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This rocket could change travel … and war

A rocket went up over the Australian desert on May 18, but this successful test launch was no ordinary feat: The experimental rocket hit a speed of Mach 7.5—or 7.5 times the speed of sound—qualifying it for “hypersonic” status, reports Gizmodo.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/23/this-rocket-could-change-travel-and-war.html

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Author finds news of $150,000 prize in her junk email — and it was real

According to the experience of Australian writer Helen Garner, it pays to check your email junk folder from time to time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/03/author-finds-news-150000-prize-in-her-junk-email-and-it-was-real.html

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Apple Back to School promo returns to Australia & New Zealand, offers Beats or iPad discounts

Article Image Apple on Wednesday launched the Australian and New Zealand editions of its annual Back to School sale, offering either Beats headphones or iPad discounts to qualifying shoppers buying a new Mac.

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Aussie Cops Raid Home of Elusive Suspected Bitcoin Inventor


Australian police on Wednesday raided the home of a shadowy figure who just hours earlier had been outed as one of the original founders of bitcoin digital currency in two separate media reports. Identified in multiple media reports, Australian entrepreneur Craig Steven Wright was said to be the man who for years had been known as “Satoshi Nakamoto” — widely considered the creator of the controversial bitcoin cryptocurrency. The Australian Federal Police “conducted search warrants to assist the Australian Taxation Office,” said a spokesperson.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82861.html?rss=1

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Australian shopper lines up for iPhone 6s with iPad-based telepresence robot

Article Image An Australian woman is using an iPad-equipped telepresence robot in Sydney to remotely secure her place in line for Apple’s Friday launch of the highly anticipated iPhone 6s.

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Apple issues first Australian bond, raises more than AU$1.2B

As anticipated, Apple on Thursday local Australia time issued an Australian dollar-denominated bond that according to one report has already reached AU$1.2 billion, or about $883 million.

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Australia's Telstra offers free Apple Music subscription with new iPhone 6 plan

Australian cellular operator Telstra on Monday announced a new incentive plan that gives iPhone 6 and 6 Plus customers a one-year Apple Music subscription for free when they sign up for post paid Go Mobile services.

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New Australian bill could outlaw VPNs in bid to stamp out Hulu, Netflix ‘piracy’

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The Australian copyright industry is backing a bill that could be used to shut down VPNs and other services, all in the name of protecting copyright.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/204171-new-australian-bill-could-outlaw-vpns-in-bid-to-stamp-out-hulu-netflix-piracy

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Australian government is latest to grill Apple, Google, others over tax loopholes

Following in the footsteps of the U.S. and the E.U., the Australian government has declared that American technology giants Apple, Google and Microsoft are all under investigation for their use of multinational corporations to pay lower taxes.



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Apple Watch gets 2-page spread in Fitness First Australia magazine

Days after its Down Under debut, the Apple Watch has been featured in Australian exercise magazine Fitness First with a two-page spread that extolls the new wearable’s virtues for fitness aficionados.



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Disney expands 'Star Wars' iOS franchise with 'Commander' real-time strategy game

After soft-launching in the Australian iOS App Store nearly two months ago, Disney Interactive’s “Star Wars: Commander” saw wide release on Thursday, bringing real-time strategy “Rebellion vs. Empire” gameplay to Apple’s mobile devices.



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Rumors swirl around Apple’s iPhone 6

The buzz around Apple’s eagerly-anticipated iPhone 6 is starting to build. Australian tech blogger Sonny Dickson has posted what he claims are iPhone 6 models to his Twitter.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/06/16/rumors-swirl-around-apples-iphone-6/

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