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Hands on with Windows 10's new features

Microsoft's Joe Belifore shows off the first preview of Windows 10 in San Francisco,

Karissa Bell 12:39 PM   With Windows 10, Microsoft has managed to preserve some of Windows 8's Metro touches while also adding new multitasking features and other usability enhancements likely to bring enterprise and desktop power users back to the Windows fold.

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Facebook apologises to queer community over 'real name' policy

San Francisco drag queen Sister Roma has been campaigning against the policy.

Hannah Francis 11:30 AM   Facebook has apologised to the queer community after the suspension of some accounts under pseudonyms sparked a backlash to new social network Ello.

How Call of Duty entered Advanced Warfare

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James 'DexX' Dominguez 12:00 PM   With Advanced Warfare playable at EB Expo this weekend, we spoke to the man in charge of the game about its real-world inspirations.

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Global action needed to safeguard the internet: claims

Hackers took advantage of misconfigured machines to mount a DDoS attack on European targets using New Zealand servers.

Stuart Corner 1:03 PM   A distributed denial of service attack that brought the NZ telco Spark to its knees was the result of a problem that, if not addressed, could, threaten the viability of the internet.

Russia Wide Web? Vladimir Putin backs plan to isolate Russian internet

President Vladimir Putin pledges not to  restrict internet access for Russians.

Andrew E. Kramer 10:51 AM   President Vladimir Putin appeared on Wednesday to throw his support behind a plan to isolate the Russian internet from the rest of the World Wide Web, but without censorship.

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NBN carve-up rejected as Vertigan recommendations sidelined

NBN review panel chair Dr Michael Vertigan.

David Ramli 9:46 AM   The federal government has rejected recommendations from its own panel to sell parts of the national broadband network and open it up to competition.

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Is Pluto a planet again?

This photo taken by the Hubble Space telescope and released by NASA shows the planet Pluto, centre, with its moons.

Eryk Bagshaw 10:54 AM   Pluto can thank its lucky stars its got a strong fan base in the Milky Way. 

Friendly robots an inspiration for crop-picking vision

QUT lecturer Christopher Lehnert with a Nao humanoid robot.

Kristian Silva 12:00 AM   Programming a knee-high robot to walk up to a plastic tree and pick a "cherry" dangling from a string is harder than it looks.

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Is Windows 10 really Windows 7.5?

Adam Turner   It will take more than skipping a version number for Microsoft to recover from the Windows 8 fiasco.

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NZ proves ideal for testing cameras

Terry Lane 11:45 PM   As a stand-in for Switzerland, our neighbour has it all and just hours away.

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Why 6 is Apple's latest lucky number

Garry Barker 11:45 PM   New features in an improved case are helping make the new iPhone a worldwide hit.

Astronomy

Is Pluto a planet again?

Eryk Bagshaw 10:54 AM   Pluto can thank its lucky stars its got a strong fan base in the Milky Way.