Apple's big plan to help the jobless

Melbourne University RMIT has teamed up with Apple to offer an Australian-first course giving students the chance to build apps and learn to code in the tech giant’s Swift programming language.

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If data is the new oil, are tech companies robbing us blind?

Data is the new oil, or so the saying goes. So why are we giving it away in exchange for free email and better search results? And should we be entitled to any of the money it generates?

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Astronaut habitat for Mars missions could be made from recycled Space Shuttle parts

NASA is giving Lockheed Martin the permission to go where no company has gone before.To deep space — using recycled material.

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Will Record Fine Cramp Google's Style in Europe?


The European Commission has walloped Google unit with a record $2.7 billion for giving its own shopping comparison site preference above smaller competitors, and thus abusing its dominant position as a search engine. Google must end the conduct within 90 days or face penalties of 5 percent of its average daily global revenue, the EC said. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who is in charge of regulating competition, said that Google’s actions were not limited to reasonable efforts to put out a better comparison shopping product than its rivals.

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Windows 10 free upgrades are still unofficially available

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Officially, Microsoft stopped giving away Windows 10 six months ago. Unofficially, it’s still readily available.

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Netflix Offers Offline Option at Long Last


Giving in to years of customer pressure, Netflix on Wednesday announced that it was making a limited number of television shows and movies available for viewing offline without a live connection to the Internet. Customers have been asking for a way to view content on airplanes or other locations where Internet service might be unavailable or expensive, noted Eddy Wu, director of product innovation at Netflix. Among the shows already available for download are Orange is the New Black, Narcos and The Crown.

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Google Earth's new mapping system provides sharpest images of the planet yet

New images released on Monday by Google Earth from the Landsat 8 satellite are giving viewers a crisp, stellar glimpse of our planet.

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WhatsApp encryption is affecting FBI's work in 'huge ways'

WhatsApp’s decision to turn on encryption for its billion-plus users is certainly giving the FBI headaches. FBI Director James Comey says we can expect to see more litigation surrounding encrypted devices in the future.

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Apple pushes iOS 9.2.1 beta 2 to developers

Article Image Apple on Monday released the second beta version of iOS 9.2.1, giving registered developers another look at the next iteration of the mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Facebook 'disappointed' over shutdown of Egypt service that provided free Internet to millions

Social media site Facebook says a program that had been giving free basic Internet services to over three million Egyptians has been shut down.

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