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The Talos Principle review

"Talos" is beautiful and the puzzles are clever, but the game's true strength is its thoughtful narrative.

James 'DexX' Dominguez 9:53 AM   The Talos Principle plays like a challenging puzzle game, but its deep exploration of the philosophies of morality, mortality, and humanity elevates it to something special.

Apple iPhone factory working conditions exposed in documentary

A protest last year in Hong Kong against working conditions in Chinese factories that assemble Apple products.

Brian X. Chen 7:49 AM   A video documentary about Chinese factories that assemble Apple products has refocused public attention on labour issues like excessive work hours.

BitTorrent, used by pirates, offers to distribute pulled Sony film The Interview

A banner for The Interview posted outside Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Hannah Francis 5:50 PM   The file-sharing platform claims to be "the best" way for Sony to release its film in the wake of terror threats.

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North Korea denies hacking Sony

A security guard stands at the entrance of a cinema during the premiere of The Interview in Los Angeles earlier this month.

7:19 AM   North Korea said US accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander".

FBI confirms North Korea behind Sony hack

No sense of humour ... North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's regime has been blamed for launching cyber attacks on Sony Pictures over The Interview and threatening US cinemas that screen it.

Elizabeth Weise and Kevin Johnson   The FBI confirmed on Friday that North Korea was behind the cyber attacks on Sony Pictures.

Top technology challenges for 2015 - Part 2

Even banks are developing helpful robots.

Cynthia Karena 12:15 AM   In the second of two articles, we look at the top technology challenges facing organisations this coming year.

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Internet experts predict privacy will be a luxury by 2025

Experts believe the exchange of personal data for online conveniences will soon erode today's notions of privacy.

Hannah Francis 5:34 PM   Exchanging personal data for online convenience is eroding current notions of privacy.

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Food top of the science priority list

Chief Scientist Ian Chubb is calling for a national science strategy.

Nicky Phillips 12:15 AM   The country's leaders, top business advisers and science experts have approved a draft list of eight research priorities that will focus research and development effort on specific areas where Australia has a need or competitive edge.

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Thinking outside the box to recycle your old TV or computer

E-waste: masses of discarded computer and televisions at the recycling plant in Minto.

Tim Barlass   NSW lags behind other states in initiatives to safely dispose of old televisions and computers and keep them out of landfills.

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Summer tech projects for the holidays

Adam Turner   Do you have high-tech plans for the Christmas break? Adam Turner has some ideas.



2014 focuses on quality photos

Terry Lane   The camera in the phone has matured to the point where traditional compact cameras are almost irrelevant.


Sharp Mac leapfrogs competition

Garry Barker   It’s not cheap and probably aimed more at professional photographers and videographers. But I wanted it.


Clouds obstruct view of Geminids meteor shower in eastern Australia

Megan Levy and Marissa Calligeros   The year's strongest meteor shower streaked across the skies on Sunday night - not that Sydneysiders