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Telstra sets date to kill off Spotify rival MOG

Telstra's MOG service.

Ben Grubb   Telstra finally decides to kill off its music streaming service MOG, announcing the move in an email to customers on Friday.

Facebook's internet-giving drone is ready for test-flight

Facebook's solar-powered drone, known as Aquila, is said to be ready for in-flight tests.

Vindu Goel, Quentin Hardy   Facebook has moved several steps closer to fulfilling its grand ambition of building an internet network in the sky.

Streaming TV bundles leverage Netflix to steal Foxtel's thunder

If you can't beat them, join them – it's smarter for Telstra to call a truce with Netflix rather than fight to the death.

Adam Turner   Pay TV-lite bundles like Telstra TV look set to be the next weapon in the battle for Australian lounge rooms.

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Thousands of APS jobs under threat

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the launch of the Deloitte report "Digital Government Transformation".

Noel Towell   Face-to-face transactions will be a thing of the past for many public servants within a decade.

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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   Report tips boom in technology jobs as mines wind down.

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'Unrelenting' cyber threats rising

Cyber security.

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

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Australian boy's bright idea

Will Grame, from St Edmunds College, has entered his bright idea into Origin's littleBIGidea competition with his invention called 'the striper' which disposes of blood glucose testing strips.

Lin Yin 1:51 PM   William's​ desire to get out of trouble has led to an invention that could win him a trip of a lifetime.

Oh humanity, you are so terminated

An Arnold Schwarzenegger-style Terminator destroying humanity is an extreme scenario.

Peter Munro 3:00 PM   Doomsday scenarios might seem science fiction. But super-intelligent technology has gone mainstream. And despite the positive potential of AI, fear of a future featuring self-aware machines looms large.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife expecting first baby

Mark Zuckerberg announced his wife

Emma Partridge 7:05 AM   Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has shared a brutally honest truth about pregnancy in the hope it will help others through dark periods.  

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Streaming TV bundles leverage Netflix to steal Foxtel's thunder

Adam Turner   Pay TV-lite bundles like Telstra TV look set to be the next weapon in the battle for Australian lounge rooms.

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Rage against the machine – before it's too late

Laura Demasi   The inevitability of science fiction becoming 'science reality' has been put front and centre of the public agenda this week by Stephen Hawking, who has warned against a future of artificial intelligence gone mad. Quite literally.

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iMacs help artists rule the night

Garry Barker   For the past three years White Night has transformed central Melbourne during a weekend in February with spectacular images projected on to buildings.

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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.