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Insurance customers crave a better digital experience
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Analysis

Insurance customers crave a better digital experience

Buying insurance from a tech giant such as Amazon or Google could become the 21st century equivalent of buying it from the supermarket.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons

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YouTube relaunching music streaming service next week
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YouTube relaunching music streaming service next week

New YouTube Music offers both free and subscription versions, comes as part of reshuffle that retires YouTube Red, makes future of Google Play Music unclear.

  • by Tim Biggs
Facebook dating: a question of trust
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Analysis

Facebook dating: a question of trust

Do we trust Facebook with our most intimate details?

  • by Ben Grubb
Google to launch an Android chat service akin to Apple's iMessage
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Google to launch an Android chat service akin to Apple's iMessage

Google pauses work on its messaging app Allo and moves focus to RCS, the standard that will replace SMS, which it plans to build into its Android software.

  • by Hamza Shaban
Hatching dragons: Aussie game tops Apple's augmented reality apps
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Hatching dragons: Aussie game tops Apple's augmented reality apps

PlaySide Studios is pushing the augmented reality envelope with its virtual dragon game.

  • by Cara Waters
Uber wants you to give up your car as it expands to bikes and buses
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Uber wants you to give up your car as it expands to bikes and buses

Uber Technologies is looking to be virtually a one-stop transportation shopping app, saying it will add new services, including car-sharing and train tickets.

  • by David Shepardson & Sonam Rai
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It's come to this: locking up our smartphones so we can pay attention
Opinion
Opinion

It's come to this: locking up our smartphones so we can pay attention

It is an indication of just how deep our addiction to smartphones is that literally locking them away has become a solution.

  • by Simon Castles
Ride to riches: This 35-year old turned a crazy idea into a $4b boom
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Ride to riches: This 35-year old turned a crazy idea into a $4b boom

Mobike's unlikely tale began in 2015 when Hu Weiwei and her team worked out of an office next to their building's communal toilet.

Canberra start-up CycleLifeHQ helping cyclists find the best trails (and coffee) globally

Canberra start-up CycleLifeHQ helping cyclists find the best trails (and coffee) globally

Founder Charles Black describes CycleLifeHQ as "AirBnB to cyclists".

  • by Bree Winchester
Australia's oldest hoon was just trying to save money on petrol
Opinion
Opinion

Australia's oldest hoon was just trying to save money on petrol

How to save money at the petrol pump without going to extremes.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Australians can now find out if their 'portrait' is in an art museum, thanks to Google

Australians can now find out if their 'portrait' is in an art museum, thanks to Google

Your doppelganger is out there somewhere. Or at least, what Google thinks is your doppelganger is out there.

  • by Jenny Noyes