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Natasha Boddy 8:10 PM People using smartphone apps and wearable technology to track their health and fitness, weight loss or bodily functions could be unwittingly handing over some of their most private information to third parties.
Matthew Knott 5:25 PM Australians would pay more to legally download music and movies under federal government proposals to tackle online piracy, with the vast bulk of the extra revenue flowing to overseas companies rather than the local production sector, according to two of the country's top economists.
4:57 PM Wealthy mainland Chinese looking to buy the new iPhone 6 on Friday could expect to pay an eye-watering $A2754 for the handsets in Hong Kong, after Apple's decision to delay the launch in China.
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Philip Dorling 6:26 PM A major undersea telecommunications cable that connects Australia and NZ to North America has been tapped to allow the NSA and its espionage partners to comprehensively harvest internet data.
5:12 PM Aussie company opens US office, demand for iPhone 6 fuels grey market in China, and executives relying on gut instinct for big decisions.
Ben Grubb 4:35 PM NSW Police are using sophisticated hacking software to spy on smartphones and computers during criminal investigations, according to documents published by WikiLeaks on Monday.
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