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Teens choose 'real' friends over Facebook friends

Real friends are back it seems – for teens anyway

Laura Demasi 10:35 AM   Australian teens no longer live and breath Facebook, turning instead to messaging apps like WhatsApp and Kick to create micro networks of "real" friends where they can say what they want in private, away from the ever present eyes of hundreds of "friends" – including their parents.

Presto launches HD library, adds AirPlay streaming to Apple TV

Presto favourites such as <i>Mr Robot</i> are coming to the Apple TV via AirPlay streaming video,

Adam Turner 9:47 AM   Presto subscribers can finally watch movies and TV shows in HD, streaming to the Apple TV or Chromecast, after a major refresh of the streaming service's iOS and Android apps.

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Why Madden franchise intrigues us

Offensive power: The new <I>Madden</i> title promises highlight-reel worthy plays when you've got the ball.

Matt Bungard 9:43 AM   Each year, the latest instalment of EA Sports' FIFA series is one of the highest selling video games in Australia. Whenever new editions of AFL, NRL or cricket games are released, these also sell quite well – but it's Australia's fascination with games featuring sports outside of Australia which is a point of curiosity.

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Infratech's floating solar panels hold promise for Australia's rural communities

The $12 million bank of floating solar panels installed by Infratech Industries near Jamestown in northern South Australia.

Claire Connelly 3:18 PM   An Australian start-up is helping rural communities get off the grid using floating solar rafts in that sit atop water reservoirs.

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iiNet CEO David Buckingham leaves company

David Buckingham.

Ben Grubb   CEO of Perth-based internet service provider iiNet, David Buckingham, has left the company, according to multiple sources.

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Uber hires car hacking engineers

An in-car screen of a Jeep Cherokee shows Chris Miller, left, and Chris Valasek, who are demonstrating their ability to remotely control the vehicle's computer system.

MIKE ISAAC and NICOLE PERLROTH   One remote hacking of an Uber vehicle could spell disaster for the ride-hailing company.

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Presto launches HD library, adds AirPlay streaming to Apple TV

Adam Turner 9:47 AM   Presto subscribers can finally watch movies and TV shows in HD, streaming to the Apple TV or Chromecast, after a major refresh of the streaming service's iOS and Android apps.

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Teens choose 'real' friends over Facebook friends

Laura Demasi 10:35 AM   Australian teens no longer live and breath Facebook, turning instead to messaging apps like WhatsApp and Kick to create micro networks of "real" friends where they can say what they want in private, away from the ever present eyes of hundreds of "friends" – including their parents.

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For one school, from small things big things grew

Garry Barker   One school in Britain transformed itself and the lives of many people in its community by putting the right technology in the hands of its students.

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Affinity emerges as Photoshop alternative but only for Macs

Terry Lane   What makes Affinity Photo unique among low-priced Photoshop alternatives is that it is not a dumbed down application with automated functions and restricted editing abilities.