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Microsoft gives Windows users the rude finger


Tim Biggs 1:53 PM   Among a host of other new additions and changes, an image of the middle (rude) finger will be coming to Windows when the next iteration of the operating system arrives this year.

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How Apple Watch changed Molly's life

"So far very impressed": Molly Watt, who is deaf and blind, says the Apple Watch has helped her navigate city streets.

Michael Koziol 1:26 PM   The Apple Watch can give directions using taps to the wrist. Molly Watt - who is deaf and blind - says it changed the way she gets around.

'Lifetime' Netflix? There's no such thing

Beware dodgy shared-account scammers.

Tim Biggs 11:57 AM   If paying a tiny one-off fee for unlimited access to Netflix sounds good to you, you're missing something.

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Aussie start-up founder Tania Yuki shares New York dream

Shareablee co-founder Tania Yuki is leading the charge for women in a digital world.

Matthew Hall 11:52 PM   Founder of Aussie start-up Shareablee Tania Yuki shares her New York dream come true.

Privacy complaints leap as companies struggle with compliance

Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim says the case for a two-year data retention plan is unclear.

Hannah Francis   Companies' inadequate privacy policies have been highlighted by the Privacy Commissioner.

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Australia's digital future not bright

The National Broadband Network is crucial to Australia's future as a modern economy, says the Ernst and Young report.

Noel Towell   Slow internet and ponderous public service are keeping Australia in the digital slow lane.

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Astronomy mystery solved: They're space pings, but not as we know them

Emily Petroff on the dish of the telescope.

Marcus Strom 12:28 PM   An Australian-based PhD student has cracked an international mystery that has had some of the best minds in astrophysics stumped.

SurveyMonkey boss died after falling off treadmill and cracking head open

Dave Goldberg died after falling off a treadmill.

Vindu Goel and Randal C Archibold 7:29 AM   Dave Goldberg, the chief executive of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, died on Friday night after falling off a treadmill and cracking his head open at a private resort in Mexico, according to a Mexican government official.

Human trials for bionic eye with 'wireless brain chip' to start next year

Visual pathway: Up to five patients will participate in the bionic eye trial.

Bridie Smith 3:00 AM   The device is designed to transmit digital images to the brain via surgically-implanted electrodes.

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Hands on review: Microsoft Surface 3 tablet

Adam Turner   Finally running a full version of Windows 8.1, the Surface 3 strikes a surprisingly good balance between notebook and tablet.


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Love in the age of Tinder

Laura Demasi   Love me tender Tinder… not. By all reports, people's interactions on Tinder are anything but tender — a universe away from the swoony stuff of the 1956 Elvis classic.



Powerful new Photos replaces popular image tools

Garry Barker   Apple's photo management application Photos is completely new and it's a breeze to use.


Inexpensive cameras take a beating in the smartphone revolution

Terry Lane   One of our excuses for not giving the compact category the attention it deserves is that the images produced by these cameras are so poor that using them and reviewing them is depressing.