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Removalist fined again for fake testimonials

The CityMove website.

Tim Biggs 10:44 AM   Removalist company CityMove has been made to pay a $30,600 fine after it was found to be posting fabricated user reviews online, the second time the company has been caught out doing so in five years.

Yahoo's strange new chat app combines text and silent video

Yahoo's Livetext app combines traditional text messages with a silent video feed.Credit

Vindu Goel 9:18 AM   Yahoo is quite late to the world of mobile messaging, but you've got to give the company some credit: The new chat service it finally debuted on Wednesday sure is different from the rest of them.

Windows 10 shares your Wi-Fi with contacts

Wi-Fi Sense could be a disaster waiting to happen.

Brian Krebs 9:03 AM   New feature 'Wi-Fi sense' automatically connects your Microsoft contacts to your Wi-Fi network when they come in range.

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Queensland 'ripe' for tech boom

Queensland is fertile ground for a technology sector boom, according to a new report launched by Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Computer Society.

Amy Remeikis 8:43 AM   Report tips boom in technology jobs as mines wind down.

'Unrelenting' cyber threats rising

Cyber security.

Hannah Francis 4:22 PM   The first report from the Australian Cyber Security Centre warns of increasing cybercrime threats that are becoming more difficult to defend.

Twitter sales exceed analyst estimates, shares climb

Recent  moves are giving Twitter some time to solve its underlying problem: It's much smaller than the competition.

Sarah Frier   Interim CEO Jack Dorsey highlights three key areas for improvements as Twitter posts shock numbers.

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Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach US computers

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Joseph Menn 11:09 PM   Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile US government and defense industry computers this year used a method combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign photographs, according to experts studying the campaign.

NAB stumps up $50m to join fintech rush

Andrew Thorburn wants NAB's new venture capital fund to focus squarely on customers.

James Eyers and Clancy Yeates 6:28 PM   NAB's new innovation fund will invest in start-ups to enhance the bank's customer-centric products and applications.

ANU nets share of world wide web development

Dr Armin Haller, manager of the W3C Australian office which will be involved in the development of the world wide web, looks into eye-tracking cameras at the ANU.

Emma Kelly 12:56 PM   ANU along with the likes of Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft wants to shape our computer habits.

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Gadgets on the Go

Who wants a Roku streaming video box from Telstra?

Adam Turner 1:11 PM   Watching Telstra TV on a rebadged Roku 2 makes good sense for people who don't know what they're missing out on.

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'Generation Free' teens have no concept of paying for content online

Laura Demasi   Forget generation Z – today's youngsters are generation "free" when it comes to how they consumer music and TV content.

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High-speed video still bogged down by inadequate streaming capabilities

Terry Lane   Australian broadband continues to linger well behind countries such as South Korea and the United States.