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Kim Dotcom broke, facing jail

Kim Dotcom was raided in 2012 after the US said he had cost Hollywood studios millions.

Michael Field 2:42 PM   Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom says he is broke and has become a political pariah with the New Zealand government.

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What's app-ening on voting day?

Vote Victoria: The election draws near.

Hannah Francis 2:27 PM   Check out our guide to the best election apps for this year's Victorian election.

Super-thin smartphones make the case for serious protection

Apple's iPhone 6 is a sleek and slippery sucker.

Adam Turner 12:31 PM   Coming to grips with a new phone might mean conceding that you need a case.

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New website to report cybercrime

New approach: ACORN help at hand.

Henry Belot 6:23 PM   A new website to fight cybercrime is set to save police an enormous amount of time and money.

Tim Cook's Apple tops $US700 billion valuation

Apple’s market cap has doubled since Tim Cook became CEO in August 2011.

Ben Grubb 3:03 PM   Anything Steve Jobs can do, Tim Cook can do better.

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Evidence suggest US, UK behind Regin malware

Regin is is the sophisticated work of hackers who dabble as government agents, experts say.

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai 10:32 AM   "Peerless" espionage malware has hit hundreds of victims, and all signs as to its origin seem to point to NSA and GCHQ.

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Art in a whisky glass, neatly explained

Scotch mist: It's all about surfectants and polymers.

KENNETH CHANG   Some think they can find poetry in a whisky glass, some the meaning of life. But one man in the US has found art and in turn has found another man who has found the science of the art. Cheers.

The 5:2 diet helps beat cancer and Alzheimer's, study finds

The common eating pattern in modern societies, of three meals per day plus snacks, is actually “abnormal”.

Tom Brooks-Pollock   Fasting regimes such as the ‘5:2’ diet could help the body guard against diseases including cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s, according to a new study.

Australian therapy may boost survival of critical injuries

Nicky Phillips 12:01 AM   A new medical treatment developed by an Australian researcher could increase the chances of patients surviving critical injuries sustained on the battlefield or in rural and remote locations.

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Gadgets on the Go

Super-thin smartphones make the case for serious protection

Adam Turner 12:31 PM   Coming to grips with a new phone might mean conceding that you need a case.

Imaging

New tool to silence noisy pictures

Terry Lane   DxO Optics Pro has an almost miraculous ability to distinguish between the good pixels – the fine detail – and the bad – the noise.

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Pocket Weather app reigns supreme

Garry Barker   Through the magic of modern technology, the information in the Pocket Weather app is regularly updated from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology's database, often every three minutes.

Astronomy

Age-old dream fulfilled as humans finally make contact with comet

Rachel Feltman   Throughout human history, comets have been distant, mysterious heavenly bodies. The hunks of rock and ice streak through the sky, streaming bright tails of gas as the sun warms them.