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Destiny review: Less than the sum of its parts

Flawed: There's plenty to like in <i>Destiny</i>, but it isn't all it should be.

James 'DexX' Dominguez 4:04 PM   Destiny may have broken sales records, but underneath all the polish is a game that feels like it should be better than it is.

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Telstra boosts security to stop ID thieves after flaw identified

Are companies doing enough to secure customer data?

Ben Grubb 3:56 PM   Telecommunications giant Telstra has boosted its security follow Fairfax revelations it was using flimsy security to protect customers' private details.

How I hacked my friend's Telstra mobile account

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Ben Grubb 3:55 PM   I hacked a friend's Telstra mobile account using just one trivial piece of information this week.

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Hackers lock up Australian computers, demand ransom

The Cryptolocker software.

Ben Grubb 3:36 PM   Some 20,000 Australian computers have been infected with software that encrypts files and asks for a ransom.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review

Exceptional: The 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S in bronze.

Jenneth Orantia 3:00 PM   The lion’s share of Android tablets are more or less the same, but with best-in-breed hardware with a selection of productivity-focused applications, this is a rare exception.

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Click here for the dark web

In custody: An unverified photograph of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder of Silk Road, the world's biggest drug-dealing website.

Jake Wallis Simons 9:34 AM   Ten years ago, the US Navy invented an anonymous internet network. Today the ‘‘dark web’’ is used to trade guns, drugs and child pornography. Why do they insist it’s a force for good?

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Boeing, SpaceX to take Americans to space

Artist's impression of Boeing crew transport capsule docking with the International Space Station.

Kenneth Chang 3:43 PM   Boeing and the Space Exploration Technologies are the winners in the competition to carry American astronauts to the International Space Station, ending NASA's reliance on Russia.

Fixing climate change may add no costs, report says

JUSTIN GILLIS   In decades of public debate about global warming, one assumption has been accepted by virtually all factions: that tackling it would necessarily be costly. But a new report casts doubt on that idea, declaring that the necessary fixes could wind up being effectively free.

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Hands on: ReSound "Made for iPhone" LiNX hearing aid

Adam Turner 9:24 AM A hearing aid you can drive with your smartphone sounds like the ultimate hipster accessory, but it actually makes a lot of sense.

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Get the picture with a good photo viewer

Terry Lane One thing missing from both Windows and Macs is a decent photo file viewer but fortunately there are several around and they're free.

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It's all linked in Appleworld

Garry Barker The connectivity built into the new Apple operating systems represents the most significant and far-reaching move in the company's history.

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Boeing, SpaceX to take Americans to space

Kenneth Chang 3:43 PM Boeing and the Space Exploration Technologies are the winners in the competition to carry American astronauts to the International Space Station, ending NASA's reliance on Russia.