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The jury is out on Snapchat's new weekly series

Emily Goldwyn, Sasha Spielberg and Rylee Ebsen star in Snapchat's Literally Can't Even.

Paresh Dave 9:17 PM   Messaging app Snapchat launches its first web series, starring Steven Spielberg's daughter Sasha.

Jerome Jarre: the making of a Vine celebrity

Jerome Jarre

NICK BILTON 6:37 PM   Mention "that French Guy" to typical teenagers today, and they will know exactly which French guy you are talking about.

Humans of New York raises $1m plus for students

Brandon Stanton: The man behind Humans of New York.

Melanie Eversley   What started out as a fail for blogger/photographer Brandon Stanton has turned into a major success for him and a group of Brooklyn, New York, schoolchildren.

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How Apple left Microsoft for dust

Tim Cook

JAMES B. STEWART 9:51 PM   When Microsoft stock was at a record high in 1999, and its market capitalisation was nearly $US620 billion, the notion that Apple would ever be bigger was laughable. Last week Apple’s worth became double that of its rival.

Alastair MacGibbon weighs in: law enforcers need metadata

Alastair MacGibbon

Alastair MacGibbon   OPINION: Alastair MacGibbon argues access to metadata is vital for criminal investigations, provided proper oversight is in place.

Chinese netizens squirm as party tightens grip on internet

China's President Xi Jinping.

Simon Denyer   Brick by brick, China is building its Great Firewall steadily higher, experts say. It infuriates netizens, exasperates foreign business executives, and appears to contradict China's pretensions to be a global superpower.

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Gadgets on the Go

TENplay cracks Apple TV in TV Everywhere push

Adam Turner   Along with the subscription video boom, Aussie TV networks are also pushing onto more home entertainment devices.

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Imaging

Why you should take your camera off auto

Terry Lane   Left to its own devices, a camera will get some things right most of the time. But the one thing it will fail at is focus.

MacMan

Apple times a watch-and-learn strategy

Garry Barker   Industry soothsayers believe wearables are the next great life-changing trend. Design and finish will count hugely.

Astronomy

NASA shows off highest resolution photo of space

Tom Decent   NASA has released its highest quality image ever; comprising 1.5 billion pixels and boasting 1000 times the resolution of a regular high-definition picture.