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Your life in the future, according to CES Asia

This NAO humanoid robot may be cute, but it's his cleaning and culinary cousins that will make the biggest impact on your domestic life.

Tim Biggs 3:24 PM   Robot chefs, lots of virtual reality and some very weird beauty products are among the kookier innovations at the first CES Asia.

Android is king, but can it make cash?

Android is the most popular operating system in the world by far, but it is under siege by low-end upstarts and fares poorly versus Apple's iOS in ad revenue. What does the future hold?

Farhad Majhoo 2:34 PM   In 2005, Google bought a tiny mobile software company and almost nobody noticed. Now Android is the most dominant computing platform on Earth.

Why PowerPoint should be banned

Powerpoint.

Katrin Park 1:46 PM   It's tempting to use but many say PowerPoint can dumb things down too far, sometimes with fatal consequences.

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This is how much data breaches are costing

A new study says data breaches are costing companies millions.

Bill Rigby 11:36 AM   The cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world as sophisticated thieves target valuable financial and medical records, according to a new study.

'Uber for cleaners' TidyMe raises capital

Stacey Jacobs, centre, with her team at TidyMe.

Rose Powell 12:15 AM   Australia could be set for another online marketplace startup technology success story to sit alongside 99designs, Seek and Freelancer, with a service to link customers with cleaners online receiving financial backing.

We won't outsource IT services: Queensland Government

CITEC will remain in Queensland Government hands.

The Palaszczuk government has continued its push to de-Newmanise Queensland by scrapping plans to outsource government IT services.

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Police seek more evidence needed in CBA trial

Former Commonwealth Bank IT executive Keith Hunter, centre, leaves Sydney Local Court on March 18.

Ruth Liew 6:00 PM   NSW Police are waiting for more evidence, including bank accounts in the United States, relating to two former Commonwealth Bank technology executives charged with bribery offences in what could be one of the biggest criminal scandals in the banking sector in recent years. 

For sale: one Nobel prize

A Nobel Prize Medal: The reserve for Lederman's has been set at $325,000.

Nicky Phillips 12:28 PM   Fancy yourself a bit of a collector? Why not add a Nobel Prize to your pool room. It'll only set you back a few hundred thousand dollars.

Major breakthrough in serous ovarian cancer research

Women with ovarian cancer can face repeat surgeries as more tumours appear.

Bridie Smith 8:31 AM   Australian researchers have identified four key ways by which one of the most common type of ovarian cancers becomes resistant to chemotherapy, a breakthrough which will better match patients with the most effective treatment.

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Gadgets on the Go

IceTV and Freeview go head-to-head over ad-skipping

Adam Turner   IceTV's Skippa promises to make TV ads a thing of the past, while still offering the best of FreeviewPlus catch up TV.

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Macbook fitness program yields thinner, lighter notebook

Garry Barker   Apple continues to load new features into its devices that take into account the move from static to portable computing.

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Help at hand for when pictures pile up

Terry Lane   One consequence of digital photography is the vast numbers of images we accumulate. A good app for managing your pictures is a vital tool.