Elon Musk is trying to help Australia with its big energy crisis

Elon Musk and Tesla have made good on their promise to help Australia with its energy crisis, installing the world’s largest lithium ion battery.

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Scientists may have discovered the oldest evidence of life on land

Ancient rocks found in a remote stretch of Western Australia may contain the world’s oldest known evidence of life on land, a new study finds.

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Australia wants to replace passports with facial recognition technology

Australia is looking to replace passports with facial recognition technology, with trials set to begin in July.

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Where do you put the money? Robot stripper performs at Australian 'Sexpo'

The most eye-popping sight at the recent “Sexpo” event in Melbourne, Australia was a computer-controlled stripper robot constructed out of mannequin parts and boasting a CCTV camera for a head.

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Mountain biker suffers horrific burns after his iPhone 6 exploded when he crashed in Australia

Gareth Clear, 36, was riding around Manly Dam in Australia on Sunday when he fell from his bike, landing on his iPhone 6. Seconds later he noticed smoke and a searing heat, before hearing an explosion as the phone he’d had for just six months ignited, melting through his shorts and two layers of skin on his upper right thigh

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Eagle grabs boy, and it's captured on Instagram

In a dramatic photo, an Instagram user in Australia captured a close encounter between a boy and a very large bird when a wedge-tailed eagle grabbed the youth’s head with its talons.

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Google's Australia Day doodle recognizes indigenous people's struggles

A special Google Doodle marking Australia Day has won widespread praise for highlighting the indigenous people’s centuries-old suffering.

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Apple's $59M Australian tax bill in the spotlight as international tax row continues

Article Image Apple Australia recorded a gross tax rate of slightly more than 1 percent in 2015, Australian government records indicate, focusing attention once again on the iPhone maker’s international tax strategy.

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Apple Pay launches in Australia with limited card & retailer support

Article Image On Thursday local time Apple launched Apple Pay in Australia, relying on the same American Express partnership it used to introduce the platform to Canada earlier in the week.

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iOS 9.1 enables Apple's News app, new content sources for users in UK, Australia

Article Image The iOS 9.1 update activates the News app for users in the U.K. and Australia, users and Apple itself confirmed on Thursday.

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iPhone 6s, 6s Plus make official debut in New Zealand and Australia

Article Image The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus went on sale in New Zealand and Australia early Friday morning, simultaneously marking the products’ official launch worldwide.

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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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Interchange fees, hubris key challenges to Australian Apple Pay rollout

Apple is reportedly facing pushback as it tries to roll out Apple Pay in Australia, as major banks in the region are reluctant to cede a slice of the AU$2 billion they take in with interchange fees in exchange for technology some say is already available in the country.

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Apple might be 'named and shamed' in Australia for avoiding taxes

Apple, Google and other large multinational corporations conducting operations in Australia might soon see their annual tax payments made public as a result of a government inquiry into corporate tax dodgers.

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Apple Watch models now available for in-store pickup at Australian Apple Stores, UK to follow

As of Wednesday local time, Apple Stores in Australia are stocking Apple Watch models for in-store sales, portending a start to brick-and-mortar retail sales at outlets around the world.

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Australian government announces crackdown on tax avoidance by Apple, others

The government of Australia announced on Monday that it plans to investigate alleged tax avoidance in its country by a total of 30 multinational corporations, including the most valuable company on the planet: Apple.

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