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Piracy

'Netflix for pirates' in Hollywood's sights

Ben Grubb 9:03 PM   It allows pirating at a simple click of a button and is causing Hollywood a headache.

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Wearables

Android watches now work on iPhone

Tim Biggs   iPhone users interested in a smartwatch will soon have many more options, with Google officially announcing its Android Wear system is now compatible with iOS.

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Wearables

Samsung unveils Gear S2 smartwatch

Tim Biggs   Samsung announces a new circular smartwatch, although details on price, release date and which phones it will work with remain a mystery.

Why gridiron game franchise intrigues us

Matt Bungard   Each year, the latest instalment of EA Sports' FIFA series is one of the highest selling video games in Australia. Whenever new editions of AFL, NRL or cricket games are released, these also sell quite well – but it's Australia's fascination with games featuring sports outside of Australia which is a point of curiosity.

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Teens choose 'real' friends over Facebook friends

Laura Demasi   Australian teens no longer live and breath Facebook, turning instead to messaging apps like WhatsApp and Kick to create micro networks of "real" friends where they can say what they want in private, away from the ever present eyes of hundreds of "friends" – including their parents.

'I am incapable of sending or receiving emails': Dyson Heydon

Ben Grubb   Dyson Heydon mocked after admitting to not using a computer or email.

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HomeTech

Apple TV: new details surface on remote

Brett Molina   Among the many reports on a reveal of a revamped Apple TV is a redesign of the set-top box's remote.

Australia Post spruiks MyPost Digital Mailbox

Adam Turner   Buy anything at the post office and they'll ask for your email as Australia Post struggles to make the shift to digital.

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Retail

Barcodes near their use-by date

Emma Thomasson   New standard needed to provide detailed product information that can be utilised by apps and retailer stock systems, experts say.

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Streaming

Apple Music executive resigns

Ben Sisario   Ian Rogers, who was in charge of Apple's online radio services, including its Beats 1 station, has resigned from the company.

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Gadgets on the Go

Presto launches HD library, adds AirPlay streaming to Apple TV

Adam Turner   Presto subscribers can finally watch movies and TV shows in HD, streaming to the Apple TV or Chromecast, after a major refresh of the streaming service's iOS and Android apps.

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Teens choose 'real' friends over Facebook friends

Laura Demasi   Australian teens no longer live and breath Facebook, turning instead to messaging apps like WhatsApp and Kick to create micro networks of "real" friends where they can say what they want in private, away from the ever present eyes of hundreds of "friends" – including their parents.

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For one school, from small things big things grew

Garry Barker   One school in Britain transformed itself and the lives of many people in its community by putting the right technology in the hands of its students.

Imaging

The art of the image in politics

Terry Lane 11:45 PM   The striking thing about the photos in Political Vision is that they are all taken by a photographer standing in exactly the right place at the right time.