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It’s snowing in Tasmania

It’s snowing in Tasmania

SNOW has fallen in Tasmania’s Highlands as wild weather has stuck the state. Read full article: It’s snowing in Tasmania...→

Soldiers sacked after war crimes report

Soldiers sacked after war crimes report

Thirteen elite Australian soldiers have been issued termination notices, as the Defence Department reacts to the Afghan war crimes report. Read full article: Soldiers sacked after war crimes report...→

Netflix, Apple could face Aussie TV quotas

Netflix, Apple could face Aussie TV quotas

Streaming TV giants including Netflix and Disney could be required to spend more on Australian productions under new reforms. Read full article: Netflix, Apple could face Aussie TV quot...→

2 Summer bushfire outlook: Significant rain raises grass fire risk in NSW | NT News

2 Summer bushfire outlook: Significant rain raises grass fire risk in NSW | NT News

Parts of NSW are facing an above-normal bushfire but with a very different outlook to last years horror summer. Read full article: 2 Summer bushfire outlook: Significant r...→

Woman resigns after Zoom fail

Woman resigns after Zoom fail

A New Jersey woman who once said she was “disgusted” by LGBT curriculum flushed her career on a local school board down the toilet this week by accidentally br [...] Read full article: Woman resigns after Zoom fail...→

Tech Metals raises $8m

Tech Metals raises $8m

Technology Metals is raising $8 million from a share placement, which will go towards a feasibility study for its Yarrabubba iron-vanadium project in Western A [...] Read full article: Tech Metals raises $8m...→

Trudeau tricked by fake Greta

Trudeau tricked by fake Greta

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the latest politician to be tricked by Russian pranksters pretending to be Greta Thunberg — only catching on when the [...] Read full article: Trudeau tricked by fake Greta...→

Why truthful data is making a comeback

Why truthful data is making a comeback

A new layer of infrastructure needs to be added to internet services, not to provide ever more data, but to provide data about the data that's already there. Read full article: Why truthful data is making a comeback...→

New violence against women campaign advertised on Tinder

New violence against women campaign advertised on Tinder

South Australians who swipe left or right on a popular dating app will now see a new advertising campaign to raise awareness of sexual violence against women. Read full article: New violence against women campaign adve...→

Heatwave across south east Australia could see records tumble

Heatwave across south east Australia could see records tumble

Weather experts have said this weekend’s forecast high in Sydney may need to be upped into the 40s as a horror heatwave sweeps in. Read full article: Heatwave across south east Australia cou...→

These are the top 100 game changing tech toys, gadgets and other smart devices t

These are the top 100 game changing tech toys, gadgets and other smart devices that will change how you live and play with your kids. Read full article: These are the top 100 game changing tech...→

'Tech loving geeks' confused by Victoria's electric vehicle tax

'Tech loving geeks' confused by Victoria's electric vehicle tax

Electric vehicle owners who buy cheaper cars such as the tiny Nissan Leaf could be charged more in than those who buy luxury hybrid vehicles under Victoria's n [...] Read full article: 'Tech loving geeks' confused by Victoria...→

8 NASA taking cremated ashes to the moon with Celestis in 2021 | The Mercury

8 NASA taking cremated ashes to the moon with Celestis in 2021 | The Mercury

NASA is heading back to the moon to see if people can live there. Some people who have already died are coming along. Read full article: 8 NASA taking cremated ashes to the moon...→

1 China Taiwan conflict: War will come warns Beijing after Taiwan stocks up on US-made missiles | Gold

1 China Taiwan conflict: War will come warns Beijing after Taiwan stocks up on US-made missiles | Gold

One country has loaded up on US-made missiles to front up to China but its own retired military commander says they wouldnt last two weeks. Read full article: 1 China Taiwan conflict: War will come w...→

Black ‘panther’ caught on video in Sydney

Black ‘panther’ caught on video in Sydney

A university student appears to have caught a large black panther on video stalking through suburban Sydney. Read full article: Black ‘panther’ caught on video in Sydne...→

2 Qantas to require Covid vaccine on international flights: Anti-vaxxers attack online polls | NT News

2 Qantas to require Covid vaccine on international flights: Anti-vaxxers attack online polls | NT News

An angry online campaign has been orchestrated by anti-vaxxers in a bid to attack the Qantas compulsory coronavirus jab policy. Read full article: 2 Qantas to require Covid vaccine on int...→

Tech guru snaps up Noosa caravan park lot for $6.65m

Tech guru snaps up Noosa caravan park lot for $6.65m

Noosa's small size and less-transient population lure buyers seeking a domestic holiday home as the pandemic locks down international travel. Read full article: Tech guru snaps up Noosa caravan park lo...→

Calling nerds with no business experience: venture capital wants you

Calling nerds with no business experience: venture capital wants you

If a successful start-up founder is the pop star of the modern era, then today’s venture capital funds are like record label talent scouts in the early 1990s. Read full article: Calling nerds with no business experienc...→

PM: no ‘hall of shame’

PM: no ‘hall of shame’

The War Memorial will deal with the Afghan war crimes report in a respectful way and avoid creating a “hall of shame”, the Prime Minister says. Read full article: PM: no ‘hall of shame’...→

All time records set to smash as 4500km-long heatwave hits

All time records set to smash as 4500km-long heatwave hits

Extreme weather stretching 4500km is set to break all-time heat records with some towns right in the crosshairs of the blistering conditions. Read full article: All time records set to smash as 4500km-...→

Deleted tweet reveals China’s master plan

Deleted tweet reveals China’s master plan

At first it was just another jubilant wolf warrior tweet extolling an outstanding Chinese success story. It was quickly deleted when censors realised it reveal [...] Read full article: Deleted tweet reveals China’s master pla...→

NBN boss announces resignation

NBN boss announces resignation

THE HEAD of Australia’s most expensive infrastructure project has resigned and will leave two years before it’s due to be completed. Read full article: NBN boss announces resignation...→

Moment crocodile faces off with shark

Moment crocodile faces off with shark

Drone footage shows a huge crocodile intimidating a bull shark just metres away from people fishing and children swimming in WA’s far north. Read full article: Moment crocodile faces off with shark...→

Laugh to fight off mental illness

Laugh to fight off mental illness

LIGHTEN up and laugh more. It’s really, really good for your mental health. Read full article: Laugh to fight off mental illness...→

Drone captures crocodile versus shark at WA fishing spot

Drone captures crocodile versus shark at WA fishing spot

Drone footage shows a huge crocodile intimidating a bull shark just metres away from people fishing and children swimming in WA’s far north. Read full article: Drone captures crocodile versus shark at...→

Snake trashes Qld family’s bathroom

Snake trashes Qld family’s bathroom

A family on the Gold Coast were woken last night to an unexpected – and no doubt unwelcome – visitor, going into their bathroom to find a large python had tras [...] Read full article: Snake trashes Qld family’s bathroom...→

8 Top tech gifts for Christmas 2020: PS5, Amazon Echo Dot, Apple iPhone | NT News

These are the top 100 game changing tech toys, gadgets and other smart devices that will change how you live and play with your kids. Read full article: 8 Top tech gifts for Christmas 2020: PS5...→

TechnologyOne growth slows to 4pc

TechnologyOne growth slows to 4pc

TechnologyOne's growth slowed in 2020, but the business is taking big strides in its SaaS business. Read full article: TechnologyOne growth slows to 4pc...→

TechnologyOne names Green Hat its marketing agency of record

TechnologyOne names Green Hat its marketing agency of record

Australia’s largest enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) company, TechnologyOne, has appointed Green Hat as its B2B marketing agency of record.TechnologyOne [...] Read full article: TechnologyOne names Green Hat its market...→

Rare moon photo took months to capture

Rare moon photo took months to capture

A nature photographer has captured a stunning image of a full moon passing through a rock arch in Utah that resembles a giant eye. Read full article: Rare moon photo took months to capture...→

Zoox founder roars back with Twiggy-backed start-up

Zoox founder roars back with Twiggy-backed start-up

Tim Kentley Klay built one of the world's hottest driverless car companies before being suddenly fired. He's now back in the game with the backing of Australia [...] Read full article: Zoox founder roars back with Twiggy-back...→

Map reveals ‘real concern’ for Australia

Map reveals ‘real concern’ for Australia

Scientists have made a startling discovery about something quintessentially Australian. Read full article: Map reveals ‘real concern’ for Australia...→

ICAC slams NSW government over water management

ICAC slams NSW government over water management

A pair of corruption probes into NSW water management have found government officials too often have favoured the interests of the irrigation industry. Read full article: ICAC slams NSW government over water man...→

‘Insanely huge’ spider in Queensland home

‘Insanely huge’ spider in Queensland home

A Queensland man has shared a photo of a mega spider on the wall of his home, shocking social media users. Read full article: ‘Insanely huge’ spider in Queensland hom...→

First space junk recovery mission

First space junk recovery mission

A huge piece of space junk threatening satellites will be recovered from Earth's orbit in a $140 million pr... Read full article: First space junk recovery mission...→

Your guide to the best Black Friday deals

Your guide to the best Black Friday deals

Whether you're after tech, fashion, homewares or beauty, it's one of the last opportunities to get heavily discounted goods before Christmas. Read full article: Your guide to the best Black Friday deal...→

Bizarre sea beast washes up on African beach

Bizarre sea beast washes up on African beach

A sea beast branded “the most beautiful killer in the ocean” because of its dazzling blue colour and potentially-fatal sting has washed up en-masse on an Afric [...] Read full article: Bizarre sea beast washes up on African b...→

8 Australia weather: Extreme heatwave to sweep the nation | NT News

8 Australia weather: Extreme heatwave to sweep the nation | NT News

Australians will swelter through 40C temperatures this weekend as a fiery heatwave is set to smash several parts of the nation. Read full article: 8 Australia weather: Extreme heatwave to...→

Five best gadgets with the golden touch

Five best gadgets with the golden touch

WHETHER you’re Donald Trump or just looking to trump your competition in the luxury stakes, there is a sudden influx of golden gadgetry in which to invest. Read full article: Five best gadgets with the golden touch...→

Problem facing the ‘future of food’

Problem facing the ‘future of food’

A rapidly growing team are producing the food of the future inside of a factory in the outer northern suburbs of Sydney and they think they’ve solved one of th [...] Read full article: Problem facing the ‘future of food’...→

3 Australia’s ugliest buildings: Worst eyesores in Australia | NT News

3 Australia’s ugliest buildings: Worst eyesores in Australia | NT News

A prominent politician has devised a hit list of buildings he wants demolished, sparking debate about other ugly structures that blight Aussie skylines. Read full article: 3 Australia’s ugliest buildings: Worst e...→

Melbourne really hates these bikes

Melbourne really hates these bikes

FOR A CITY that has embraced deconstructed avocado smash, food trucks for dogs and every other wanky inner-city trend, Melbourne sure is narrow-minded when it [...] Read full article: Melbourne really hates these bikes...→

What to do - and not to do - if your business is hacked

What to do - and not to do - if your business is hacked

Working out the motivation of a cyber criminal is one of the first things a company needs to do if their systems have been breached. Read full article: What to do - and not to do - if your bus...→

Why NSW is facing increased fire risk

Why NSW is facing increased fire risk

Wetter weather across southeast Australia has actually increased the summer bushfire risk for large parts of NSW, a new report says. Read full article: Why NSW is facing increased fire risk...→

Stephen Hawking-inspired medtech Control Bionics set to float

Stephen Hawking-inspired medtech Control Bionics set to float

Control Bionics has created a wrist-sized device which lets someone who is "locked in" communicate via their computer, browse YouTube or send emails. Read full article: Stephen Hawking-inspired medtech Control...→

Gen Z are Black Friday scam prey

Gen Z are Black Friday scam prey

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fertile hunting grounds for scammers, and the likely victims will be Generation Z scouring the net for incredible bargains. Read full article: Gen Z are Black Friday scam prey...→

Telstra faces $50m fine for exploiting customers

Telstra faces $50m fine for exploiting customers

Telstra is facing a $50m penalty for using “unfair sales tactics,” manipulating credit reports, and exploiting cultural differences of more than 100 Indigenous [...] Read full article: Telstra faces $50m fine for exploiting c...→

A prominent politician has devised a hit list of buildings he wants demolished,

A prominent politician has devised a hit list of buildings he wants demolished, sparking debate about other ugly structures that blight Aussie skylines.... The [...] Read full article: A prominent politician has devised a hit...→

One woman was left stoked after her boyfriend found a sofa in early Black Friday

One woman was left stoked after her boyfriend found a sofa in early Black Friday sales for $40, until her friend weighed in on the bargain.... An angry online [...] Read full article: One woman was left stoked after her boyf...→

5 Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War crashing PS5, Xbox Series X/S consoles | Cairns Post

5 Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War crashing PS5, Xbox Series X/S consoles | Cairns Post

Loyal fans have called the new entrant in a massively popular franchise unfinished and shameful, with some even asking for their money back. Read full article: 5 Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War crashi...→

New plant-based meat factory to produce 5000 tonnes a year

New plant-based meat factory to produce 5000 tonnes a year

A new $11 million facility located in Mount Kuring-Gai, owned by Proform Foods, will help support the country's booming plant-based meat industry. Read full article: New plant-based meat factory to produce ...→

Macquarie Telecom soars past $1b in blockbuster year

Macquarie Telecom soars past $1b in blockbuster year

Macquarie Telecom has outperformed the majority of the country's biggest listed tech companies in 2020, with its share price up more than 170 per cent. Read full article: Macquarie Telecom soars past $1b in bloc...→

Xero's cash mountain suggests a major deal is on the horizon

Xero's cash mountain suggests a major deal is on the horizon

Xero has cash to burn thanks to a new convertible note issuance, and plenty of companies could come into its orbit. Read full article: Xero's cash mountain suggests a major de...→

TV weatherman car’s stolen

TV weatherman car’s stolen

TV weather presenter Luke Bradnam has had a stormy night after his car was stolen while he was live on air. Read full article: TV weatherman car’s stolen...→

Anti-vaxxers attack online polls after Qantas CEO‘s ’No Jab, No Fly’ announcement

Anti-vaxxers attack online polls after Qantas CEO‘s ’No Jab, No Fly’ announcement

Anti-vaxxer groups are attempting to rig online polls asking the public if they agree with a Qantas Airlines policy for all international travellers to be vacc [...] Read full article: Anti-vaxxers attack online polls after Q...→

Helping businesses with COVID relief

Helping businesses with COVID relief

What do you get when you combine two law students with a future computer scientist and budding engineer? The answer isn’t immediately obvious. A tool that will [...] Read full article: Helping businesses with COVID relief...→

Can you solve these word riddles?

Can you solve these word riddles?

A SATURDAY night Catchphrase session used to have families up and down the country competing with each other to guess the hidden phrases first. Read full article: Can you solve these word riddles?...→

Apple cutting costs in half

Apple cutting costs in half

Apple has announced it will cut the commission it charges to some developers on its App Store, as it faces another lawsuit from a company that tried to get aro [...] Read full article: Apple cutting costs in half...→

China’s ambitious moon mission blasts-off

China’s ambitious moon mission blasts-off

China has launched an ambitious mission to bring back rocks and debris from the moon’s surface for the first time in more than 40 years. Read full article: China’s ambitious moon mission blasts-of...→

Ultrasound reveals tangle of roundworms in man's stomach

Ultrasound reveals tangle of roundworms in man's stomach

The 35 centimetre long creature is predicted to be inside 800 million to 1.2 billion people worldwide. Read full article: Ultrasound reveals tangle of roundworms ...→

Victorian cannabis start-up gets cash

Victorian cannabis start-up gets cash

Medicinal cannabis start-up Cann Group has been given a major financing boost and says it now has enough cash to build a production facility in Victoria. Read full article: Victorian cannabis start-up gets cash...→

Square Peg recruits first female investing partner

Square Peg recruits first female investing partner

Piruze Sabuncu will join Tushar Roy in Singapore for venture capital fund Square Peg, as it scouts for more tech investments in the region. Read full article: Square Peg recruits first female investi...→

Pete Evans joins alternative social media site vowing to never be ‘censored ever again’

Pete Evans has shared a series of posts on a “free speech” alternative social media platform, after vowing to delete his Facebook account and free himself from [...] Read full article: Pete Evans joins alternative social medi...→

Moon ‘burial service’ set for launch

Moon ‘burial service’ set for launch

People’s cremated ashes are to be sent to the Moon next year as part of a commercial burial service piggybacking on a NASA lunar mission. Read full article: Moon ‘burial service’ set for launch...→

Marketing AI start-up Metigy raises $20m as COVID helps growth

Marketing AI start-up Metigy raises $20m as COVID helps growth

Digital marketing start-up Metigy will target US and Asian growth after closing an over-subscribed funding round, which it expects to see it through to an IPO. Read full article: Marketing AI start-up Metigy raises $20m...→

‘Everyone has lost their mind’

‘Everyone has lost their mind’

Distraught, disillusioned and plain fed up people who have lost loved ones to the QAnon conspiracy cult are sharing their experiences online in the hope of hel [...] Read full article: ‘Everyone has lost their mind’...→

Electric car tax spreads to new states

Electric car tax spreads to new states

Controversial new taxes on electric cars are likely to be implemented by Victoria and NSW as well as South Australia. Read full article: Electric car tax spreads to new states...→

Australia leads Five Eyes with new cyber security laws

Australia leads Five Eyes with new cyber security laws

Australia has again taken a leading role in the Five Eyes with proposed legislation that would give the Australian Signals Directorate new "step-in" powers. Read full article: Australia leads Five Eyes with new cyber...→

Surprise discovery after Amazon outage

Surprise discovery after Amazon outage

When Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered an outage in the US on Thursday, owners of their smart devices like doorbells and vacuums got an unwelcome surprise — t [...] Read full article: Surprise discovery after Amazon outage...→

Russia tests ‘unstoppable’ nuclear missile

Russia tests ‘unstoppable’ nuclear missile

The Russian military has claimed to have successfully tested an “unstoppable” nuclear missile, with the weapon almost reaching speeds of 10,000km/h. Read full article: Russia tests ‘unstoppable’ nuclear missi...→

Popular online games a ‘honey pot’ for creeps

Popular online games a ‘honey pot’ for creeps

Parents have been issued a warning about their children’s online activity, with an expert revealing some popular online games have become a “honey pot” for pre [...] Read full article: Popular online games a ‘honey pot’ for c...→

This camera costs $8000 but you can't shoot in colour

This camera costs $8000 but you can't shoot in colour

That money you haven't spent on travel this year? Feel free to blow it on extravagant tech gifts this Christmas, like the latest camera from Leica. Read full article: This camera costs $8000 but you can't sh...→

Worst places to be in Aus this weekend

Worst places to be in Aus this weekend

An extreme heatwave is on the way for Australia’s east coast with temperatures set to crack 40C — and it’s still Spring. Read full article: Worst places to be in Aus this weekend...→

Weekend scorcher as extreme heatwave lashes parts of Australia

Weekend scorcher as extreme heatwave lashes parts of Australia

An extreme heatwave is on the way for Australia’s east coast with temperatures set to crack 40C -- and it’s still Spring. Read full article: Weekend scorcher as extreme heatwave las...→

New tool for catching cheaters

New tool for catching cheaters

Think your sweetie is cheating? Before you call in the big guns, consult the PI in your pocket: your smartphone. Read full article: New tool for catching cheaters...→

Apple's new MacBook is just fan-tastic

Apple's new MacBook is just fan-tastic

The MacBook Pro with M1 heralds a new era, not just in MacBooks but in notebooks and PCs in general. Read full article: Apple's new MacBook is just fan-tastic...→

Dating app ad campaign’s key message

Dating app ad campaign’s key message

South Australians who swipe left or right on a popular dating app will now see a new advertising campaign to raise awareness of sexual violence against women. Read full article: Dating app ad campaign’s key message...→

5 highly evolved computer accessories

5 highly evolved computer accessories

COMPUTERS do not look like they used to, so it’s only fitting that computer accessories have evolved too. Read full article: 5 highly evolved computer accessories...→

Several SAS members facing possible expulsion over war crimes

Several SAS members facing possible expulsion over war crimes

Several members of the Special Air Service Regiment implicated in the Afghanistan war crimes inquiry are reportedly facing possible expulsion after being issue [...] Read full article: Several SAS members facing possible expu...→

How mum made $50k in six hours

How mum made $50k in six hours

A NSW mum has raked in more than $50,000 after inventing a COVID-19 killing spray that sold out in less than six hours. Read full article: How mum made $50k in six hours...→

Rain leaves NSW facing increased fire risk this summer

Rain leaves NSW facing increased fire risk this summer

Wetter weather across southeast Australia has actually increased the summer bushfire risk for large parts of NSW, a new report says. Read full article: Rain leaves NSW facing increased fire ri...→

Why Apple's tiny iPhone 12 may be its best

Why Apple's tiny iPhone 12 may be its best

Hot on the heels of the new iPhone 12, the 12 Pro Max and 12 Mini have hit Australian shelves. Read full article: Why Apple's tiny iPhone 12 may be its be...→

Scorching run of 40C days arrives

Scorching run of 40C days arrives

Weather experts have said this weekend’s forecast high in Sydney may need to be upped into the 40s as a horror heatwave sweeps in. Read full article: Scorching run of 40C days arrives...→

Footage shows the disturbing moment creatures emerge from a praying mantis's cor

Footage shows the disturbing moment creatures emerge from a praying mantis's corpse — and people have been left horrified.... A Gold Coast family were woken up [...] Read full article: Footage shows the disturbing moment crea...→

Salesforce reportedly in talks to buy workplace app Slack

Salesforce reportedly in talks to buy workplace app Slack

Cloud-based software company Salesforce.com Inc is in talks to acquire workplace messaging app Slack Technologies as it seeks to expand its offerings to busine [...] Read full article: Salesforce reportedly in talks to buy wo...→

Five games that justify PS5's $750 price tag

Five games that justify PS5's $750 price tag

Astro's Playroom, Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, NBA 2K21, Demon's Souls review Read full article: Five games that justify PS5's $750 price...→

Rare Aussie car could break auction record

Rare Aussie car could break auction record

Aussie motorsport fans are revved up for the latest classic race car to hit the auction block. Read full article: Rare Aussie car could break auction reco...→

Yawning MPs pull all-nighter

Yawning MPs pull all-nighter

NSW politicians have pulled an all-nighter to debate an energy bill that the Premier says must pass before Christmas and has been bogged down by 249 One Nation [...] Read full article: Yawning MPs pull all-nighter...→

Horror 50C heatwave to hit Australia

Horror 50C heatwave to hit Australia

A 4500km conveyor belt of scorching weather stretching from Broome all the way to the country’s south east could prove “dangerous” in the coming days as Austra [...] Read full article: Horror 50C heatwave to hit Australia...→

Searing 50C heatwave hits Australia

Searing 50C heatwave hits Australia

A 4500km conveyor belt of scorching weather stretching from Broome all the way to the country’s south east could prove “dangerous” in the coming days as Austra [...] Read full article: Searing 50C heatwave hits Australia...→

2 Five gadgets you need at work: Tiny printers, drop-tested tablet cases | Gold Coast Bulletin

2 Five gadgets you need at work: Tiny printers, drop-tested tablet cases | Gold Coast Bulletin

FROM the worlds lightest and smallest wireless printer to fancier keyboards, here are five accessories to improve the way you work. Read full article: 2 Five gadgets you need at work: Tiny pr...→

Rare Pokemon card sets $305k record

Rare Pokemon card sets $305k record

If you’re of a certain age you probably have fond memories of collecting and trading Pokemon cards — you might even have some still laying around. Read full article: Rare Pokemon card sets $305k record...→

Myth busted. G-spot found. Men under pressure

THE good news is, scientists have found the G-spot. As in, really found it - a physical specimen. Read full article: Myth busted. G-spot found. Men under pre...→

Why a purple dove is taking over Facebook

Why a purple dove is taking over Facebook

IF YOU are one who enjoys reading the comments on Facebook posts, chances are you have come across a headbanging purple bird. Read full article: Why a purple dove is taking over Faceboo...→

Big telcos fight back with budget premium products

Big telcos fight back with budget premium products

Big telcos fight back against sim only competitors with budget versions of premium products Read full article: Big telcos fight back with budget premiu...→

Simple road rule baffling Aussies

Simple road rule baffling Aussies

A social media quiz about which of four cars has to give way at an intersection has left Australian drivers scratching their heads. Read full article: Simple road rule baffling Aussies...→

Severe storms forecast for southeast Queensland

Severe storms forecast for southeast Queensland

Southeast Queensland is bracing for severe storms on Tuesday with large hail and damaging winds expected to hit the sunshine state. Read full article: Severe storms forecast for southeast Que...→

Space mission to bring back moon rocks blasts off

Space mission to bring back moon rocks blasts off

A Chinese rocket carrying an unmanned spacecraft that aims to retrieve rocks from the moon has lifted off. Read full article: Space mission to bring back moon rocks b...→

WA businesses urged to prepare for tech disruption

WA businesses urged to prepare for tech disruption

WA’s workforce could be left vulnerable and ill-prepared by the impact of technology, including the effects of automation, warns a new study. Read full article: WA businesses urged to prepare for tech ...→

Should this just be the flag now?

Should this just be the flag now?

A kookaburra and a tiger snake have joined forces to create what should be Tourism Australia’s next ad campaign. Read full article: Should this just be the flag now?...→

Aura closes first tranche of new $50m VC fund

Aura closes first tranche of new $50m VC fund

Aura Group's first VC fund has a gross internal rate of return of more than 35 per cent, with two exits to date. Read full article: Aura closes first tranche of new $50m VC...→

Five smart smartphone accessories

Five smart smartphone accessories

TECHNOLOGY writers Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson and Rod Chester rate five accessories for your smartphone. Read full article: Five smart smartphone accessories...→

Keeping safe online is a huge deal, and news.com.au has you covered. From cyber- [...]

Keeping safe online is a huge deal, and news.com.au has you covered. From cyber-security and firewalls, to piracy and privacy laws, get all your news updates. Read full article: Keeping safe online is a huge deal, and ...→

Ugly old building’s hidden new power

Ugly old building’s hidden new power

It’s probably been a while since you last thought about your local Telstra exchange, if you ever did, but inside hundreds of the unassuming buildings dotted ar [...] Read full article: Ugly old building’s hidden new power...→

Hottest 100 tech toys and gadgets that’ll change your life

Hottest 100 tech toys and gadgets that’ll change your life

These are the top 100 game changing tech toys, gadgets and other smart devices that will change how you live and play with your kids. Read full article: Hottest 100 tech toys and gadgets that’l...→

It’s snowing in Tasmania

It’s snowing in Tasmania

SNOW has fallen in Tasmania’s Highlands as wild weather has stuck the state. Read full article: It’s snowing in Tasmania...→

Surprise discovery after Amazon outage

Surprise discovery after Amazon outage

When Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered an outage in the US on Thursday, owners of their smart devices like doorbells and vacuums got an unwelcome surprise — t [...] Read full article: Surprise discovery after Amazon outage...→

‘Insanely huge’ spider in Queensland home

‘Insanely huge’ spider in Queensland home

A Queensland man has shared a photo of a mega spider on the wall of his home, shocking social media users. Read full article: ‘Insanely huge’ spider in Queensland hom...→

Popular online games a ‘honey pot’ for creeps

Popular online games a ‘honey pot’ for creeps

Parents have been issued a warning about their children’s online activity, with an expert revealing some popular online games have become a “honey pot” for pre [...] Read full article: Popular online games a ‘honey pot’ for c...→

Your guide to the best Black Friday deals

Your guide to the best Black Friday deals

Whether you're after tech, fashion, homewares or beauty, it's one of the last opportunities to get heavily discounted goods before Christmas. Read full article: Your guide to the best Black Friday deal...→

Netflix, Apple could face Aussie TV quotas

Netflix, Apple could face Aussie TV quotas

Streaming TV giants including Netflix and Disney could be required to spend more on Australian productions under new reforms. Read full article: Netflix, Apple could face Aussie TV quot...→

Worst places to be in Aus this weekend

Worst places to be in Aus this weekend

An extreme heatwave is on the way for Australia’s east coast with temperatures set to crack 40C — and it’s still Spring. Read full article: Worst places to be in Aus this weekend...→

8 Australia weather: Extreme heatwave to sweep the nation | NT News

8 Australia weather: Extreme heatwave to sweep the nation | NT News

Australians will swelter through 40C temperatures this weekend as a fiery heatwave is set to smash several parts of the nation. Read full article: 8 Australia weather: Extreme heatwave to...→

2 Summer bushfire outlook: Significant rain raises grass fire risk in NSW | NT News

2 Summer bushfire outlook: Significant rain raises grass fire risk in NSW | NT News

Parts of NSW are facing an above-normal bushfire but with a very different outlook to last years horror summer. Read full article: 2 Summer bushfire outlook: Significant r...→

New tool for catching cheaters

New tool for catching cheaters

Think your sweetie is cheating? Before you call in the big guns, consult the PI in your pocket: your smartphone. Read full article: New tool for catching cheaters...→

Five best gadgets with the golden touch

Five best gadgets with the golden touch

WHETHER you’re Donald Trump or just looking to trump your competition in the luxury stakes, there is a sudden influx of golden gadgetry in which to invest. Read full article: Five best gadgets with the golden touch...→

Woman resigns after Zoom fail

Woman resigns after Zoom fail

A New Jersey woman who once said she was “disgusted” by LGBT curriculum flushed her career on a local school board down the toilet this week by accidentally br [...] Read full article: Woman resigns after Zoom fail...→

Dating app ad campaign’s key message

Dating app ad campaign’s key message

South Australians who swipe left or right on a popular dating app will now see a new advertising campaign to raise awareness of sexual violence against women. Read full article: Dating app ad campaign’s key message...→

3 Australia’s ugliest buildings: Worst eyesores in Australia | NT News

3 Australia’s ugliest buildings: Worst eyesores in Australia | NT News

A prominent politician has devised a hit list of buildings he wants demolished, sparking debate about other ugly structures that blight Aussie skylines. Read full article: 3 Australia’s ugliest buildings: Worst e...→

Several SAS members facing possible expulsion over war crimes

Several SAS members facing possible expulsion over war crimes

Several members of the Special Air Service Regiment implicated in the Afghanistan war crimes inquiry are reportedly facing possible expulsion after being issue [...] Read full article: Several SAS members facing possible expu...→

What to do - and not to do - if your business is hacked

What to do - and not to do - if your business is hacked

Working out the motivation of a cyber criminal is one of the first things a company needs to do if their systems have been breached. Read full article: What to do - and not to do - if your bus...→

Rain leaves NSW facing increased fire risk this summer

Rain leaves NSW facing increased fire risk this summer

Wetter weather across southeast Australia has actually increased the summer bushfire risk for large parts of NSW, a new report says. Read full article: Rain leaves NSW facing increased fire ri...→

Stephen Hawking-inspired medtech Control Bionics set to float

Stephen Hawking-inspired medtech Control Bionics set to float

Control Bionics has created a wrist-sized device which lets someone who is "locked in" communicate via their computer, browse YouTube or send emails. Read full article: Stephen Hawking-inspired medtech Control...→

Why truthful data is making a comeback

Why truthful data is making a comeback

A new layer of infrastructure needs to be added to internet services, not to provide ever more data, but to provide data about the data that's already there. Read full article: Why truthful data is making a comeback...→

Gen Z are Black Friday scam prey

Gen Z are Black Friday scam prey

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fertile hunting grounds for scammers, and the likely victims will be Generation Z scouring the net for incredible bargains. Read full article: Gen Z are Black Friday scam prey...→

Heatwave across south east Australia could see records tumble

Heatwave across south east Australia could see records tumble

Weather experts have said this weekend’s forecast high in Sydney may need to be upped into the 40s as a horror heatwave sweeps in. Read full article: Heatwave across south east Australia cou...→

A prominent politician has devised a hit list of buildings he wants demolished,

A prominent politician has devised a hit list of buildings he wants demolished, sparking debate about other ugly structures that blight Aussie skylines.... The [...] Read full article: A prominent politician has devised a hit...→

These are the top 100 game changing tech toys, gadgets and other smart devices t

These are the top 100 game changing tech toys, gadgets and other smart devices that will change how you live and play with your kids. Read full article: These are the top 100 game changing tech...→

Salesforce reportedly in talks to buy workplace app Slack

Salesforce reportedly in talks to buy workplace app Slack

Cloud-based software company Salesforce.com Inc is in talks to acquire workplace messaging app Slack Technologies as it seeks to expand its offerings to busine [...] Read full article: Salesforce reportedly in talks to buy wo...→

8 NASA taking cremated ashes to the moon with Celestis in 2021 | The Mercury

8 NASA taking cremated ashes to the moon with Celestis in 2021 | The Mercury

NASA is heading back to the moon to see if people can live there. Some people who have already died are coming along. Read full article: 8 NASA taking cremated ashes to the moon...→

New plant-based meat factory to produce 5000 tonnes a year

New plant-based meat factory to produce 5000 tonnes a year

A new $11 million facility located in Mount Kuring-Gai, owned by Proform Foods, will help support the country's booming plant-based meat industry. Read full article: New plant-based meat factory to produce ...→

Black ‘panther’ caught on video in Sydney

Black ‘panther’ caught on video in Sydney

A university student appears to have caught a large black panther on video stalking through suburban Sydney. Read full article: Black ‘panther’ caught on video in Sydne...→

Rare Aussie car could break auction record

Rare Aussie car could break auction record

Aussie motorsport fans are revved up for the latest classic race car to hit the auction block. Read full article: Rare Aussie car could break auction reco...→

Xero's cash mountain suggests a major deal is on the horizon

Xero's cash mountain suggests a major deal is on the horizon

Xero has cash to burn thanks to a new convertible note issuance, and plenty of companies could come into its orbit. Read full article: Xero's cash mountain suggests a major de...→

Tech guru snaps up Noosa caravan park lot for $6.65m

Tech guru snaps up Noosa caravan park lot for $6.65m

Noosa's small size and less-transient population lure buyers seeking a domestic holiday home as the pandemic locks down international travel. Read full article: Tech guru snaps up Noosa caravan park lo...→

Yawning MPs pull all-nighter

Yawning MPs pull all-nighter

NSW politicians have pulled an all-nighter to debate an energy bill that the Premier says must pass before Christmas and has been bogged down by 249 One Nation [...] Read full article: Yawning MPs pull all-nighter...→

PM: no ‘hall of shame’

PM: no ‘hall of shame’

The War Memorial will deal with the Afghan war crimes report in a respectful way and avoid creating a “hall of shame”, the Prime Minister says. Read full article: PM: no ‘hall of shame’...→

Searing 50C heatwave hits Australia

Searing 50C heatwave hits Australia

A 4500km conveyor belt of scorching weather stretching from Broome all the way to the country’s south east could prove “dangerous” in the coming days as Austra [...] Read full article: Searing 50C heatwave hits Australia...→

Deleted tweet reveals China’s master plan

Deleted tweet reveals China’s master plan

At first it was just another jubilant wolf warrior tweet extolling an outstanding Chinese success story. It was quickly deleted when censors realised it reveal [...] Read full article: Deleted tweet reveals China’s master pla...→

Rare Pokemon card sets $305k record

Rare Pokemon card sets $305k record

If you’re of a certain age you probably have fond memories of collecting and trading Pokemon cards — you might even have some still laying around. Read full article: Rare Pokemon card sets $305k record...→

Helping businesses with COVID relief

Helping businesses with COVID relief

What do you get when you combine two law students with a future computer scientist and budding engineer? The answer isn’t immediately obvious. A tool that will [...] Read full article: Helping businesses with COVID relief...→

Moment crocodile faces off with shark

Moment crocodile faces off with shark

Drone footage shows a huge crocodile intimidating a bull shark just metres away from people fishing and children swimming in WA’s far north. Read full article: Moment crocodile faces off with shark...→

Why a purple dove is taking over Facebook

Why a purple dove is taking over Facebook

IF YOU are one who enjoys reading the comments on Facebook posts, chances are you have come across a headbanging purple bird. Read full article: Why a purple dove is taking over Faceboo...→

Apple cutting costs in half

Apple cutting costs in half

Apple has announced it will cut the commission it charges to some developers on its App Store, as it faces another lawsuit from a company that tried to get aro [...] Read full article: Apple cutting costs in half...→

Drone captures crocodile versus shark at WA fishing spot

Drone captures crocodile versus shark at WA fishing spot

Drone footage shows a huge crocodile intimidating a bull shark just metres away from people fishing and children swimming in WA’s far north. Read full article: Drone captures crocodile versus shark at...→

Simple road rule baffling Aussies

Simple road rule baffling Aussies

A social media quiz about which of four cars has to give way at an intersection has left Australian drivers scratching their heads. Read full article: Simple road rule baffling Aussies...→

China’s ambitious moon mission blasts-off

China’s ambitious moon mission blasts-off

China has launched an ambitious mission to bring back rocks and debris from the moon’s surface for the first time in more than 40 years. Read full article: China’s ambitious moon mission blasts-of...→

Severe storms forecast for southeast Queensland

Severe storms forecast for southeast Queensland

Southeast Queensland is bracing for severe storms on Tuesday with large hail and damaging winds expected to hit the sunshine state. Read full article: Severe storms forecast for southeast Que...→

Victorian cannabis start-up gets cash

Victorian cannabis start-up gets cash

Medicinal cannabis start-up Cann Group has been given a major financing boost and says it now has enough cash to build a production facility in Victoria. Read full article: Victorian cannabis start-up gets cash...→

TechnologyOne growth slows to 4pc

TechnologyOne growth slows to 4pc

TechnologyOne's growth slowed in 2020, but the business is taking big strides in its SaaS business. Read full article: TechnologyOne growth slows to 4pc...→

WA businesses urged to prepare for tech disruption

WA businesses urged to prepare for tech disruption

WA’s workforce could be left vulnerable and ill-prepared by the impact of technology, including the effects of automation, warns a new study. Read full article: WA businesses urged to prepare for tech ...→

Square Peg recruits first female investing partner

Square Peg recruits first female investing partner

Piruze Sabuncu will join Tushar Roy in Singapore for venture capital fund Square Peg, as it scouts for more tech investments in the region. Read full article: Square Peg recruits first female investi...→

Moon ‘burial service’ set for launch

Moon ‘burial service’ set for launch

People’s cremated ashes are to be sent to the Moon next year as part of a commercial burial service piggybacking on a NASA lunar mission. Read full article: Moon ‘burial service’ set for launch...→

Rare moon photo took months to capture

Rare moon photo took months to capture

A nature photographer has captured a stunning image of a full moon passing through a rock arch in Utah that resembles a giant eye. Read full article: Rare moon photo took months to capture...→

Aura closes first tranche of new $50m VC fund

Aura closes first tranche of new $50m VC fund

Aura Group's first VC fund has a gross internal rate of return of more than 35 per cent, with two exits to date. Read full article: Aura closes first tranche of new $50m VC...→

‘Everyone has lost their mind’

‘Everyone has lost their mind’

Distraught, disillusioned and plain fed up people who have lost loved ones to the QAnon conspiracy cult are sharing their experiences online in the hope of hel [...] Read full article: ‘Everyone has lost their mind’...→

Keeping safe online is a huge deal, and news.com.au has you covered. From cyber- [...]

Keeping safe online is a huge deal, and news.com.au has you covered. From cyber-security and firewalls, to piracy and privacy laws, get all your news updates. Read full article: Keeping safe online is a huge deal, and ...→

Electric car tax spreads to new states

Electric car tax spreads to new states

Controversial new taxes on electric cars are likely to be implemented by Victoria and NSW as well as South Australia. Read full article: Electric car tax spreads to new states...→

Map reveals ‘real concern’ for Australia

Map reveals ‘real concern’ for Australia

Scientists have made a startling discovery about something quintessentially Australian. Read full article: Map reveals ‘real concern’ for Australia...→

Hottest 100 tech toys and gadgets that’ll change your life

Hottest 100 tech toys and gadgets that’ll change your life

These are the top 100 game changing tech toys, gadgets and other smart devices that will change how you live and play with your kids. Read full article: Hottest 100 tech toys and gadgets that’l...→

ICAC slams NSW government over water management

ICAC slams NSW government over water management

A pair of corruption probes into NSW water management have found government officials too often have favoured the interests of the irrigation industry. Read full article: ICAC slams NSW government over water man...→

Russia tests ‘unstoppable’ nuclear missile

Russia tests ‘unstoppable’ nuclear missile

The Russian military has claimed to have successfully tested an “unstoppable” nuclear missile, with the weapon almost reaching speeds of 10,000km/h. Read full article: Russia tests ‘unstoppable’ nuclear missi...→

First space junk recovery mission

First space junk recovery mission

A huge piece of space junk threatening satellites will be recovered from Earth's orbit in a $140 million pr... Read full article: First space junk recovery mission...→

Soldiers sacked after war crimes report

Soldiers sacked after war crimes report

Thirteen elite Australian soldiers have been issued termination notices, as the Defence Department reacts to the Afghan war crimes report. Read full article: Soldiers sacked after war crimes report...→

This camera costs $8000 but you can't shoot in colour

This camera costs $8000 but you can't shoot in colour

That money you haven't spent on travel this year? Feel free to blow it on extravagant tech gifts this Christmas, like the latest camera from Leica. Read full article: This camera costs $8000 but you can't sh...→

Bizarre sea beast washes up on African beach

Bizarre sea beast washes up on African beach

A sea beast branded “the most beautiful killer in the ocean” because of its dazzling blue colour and potentially-fatal sting has washed up en-masse on an Afric [...] Read full article: Bizarre sea beast washes up on African b...→

Weekend scorcher as extreme heatwave lashes parts of Australia

Weekend scorcher as extreme heatwave lashes parts of Australia

An extreme heatwave is on the way for Australia’s east coast with temperatures set to crack 40C -- and it’s still Spring. Read full article: Weekend scorcher as extreme heatwave las...→

Apple's new MacBook is just fan-tastic

Apple's new MacBook is just fan-tastic

The MacBook Pro with M1 heralds a new era, not just in MacBooks but in notebooks and PCs in general. Read full article: Apple's new MacBook is just fan-tastic...→

Problem facing the ‘future of food’

Problem facing the ‘future of food’

A rapidly growing team are producing the food of the future inside of a factory in the outer northern suburbs of Sydney and they think they’ve solved one of th [...] Read full article: Problem facing the ‘future of food’...→

5 highly evolved computer accessories

5 highly evolved computer accessories

COMPUTERS do not look like they used to, so it’s only fitting that computer accessories have evolved too. Read full article: 5 highly evolved computer accessories...→

Melbourne really hates these bikes

Melbourne really hates these bikes

FOR A CITY that has embraced deconstructed avocado smash, food trucks for dogs and every other wanky inner-city trend, Melbourne sure is narrow-minded when it [...] Read full article: Melbourne really hates these bikes...→

Tech Metals raises $8m

Tech Metals raises $8m

Technology Metals is raising $8 million from a share placement, which will go towards a feasibility study for its Yarrabubba iron-vanadium project in Western A [...] Read full article: Tech Metals raises $8m...→

How mum made $50k in six hours

How mum made $50k in six hours

A NSW mum has raked in more than $50,000 after inventing a COVID-19 killing spray that sold out in less than six hours. Read full article: How mum made $50k in six hours...→

Why NSW is facing increased fire risk

Why NSW is facing increased fire risk

Wetter weather across southeast Australia has actually increased the summer bushfire risk for large parts of NSW, a new report says. Read full article: Why NSW is facing increased fire risk...→

Trudeau tricked by fake Greta

Trudeau tricked by fake Greta

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the latest politician to be tricked by Russian pranksters pretending to be Greta Thunberg — only catching on when the [...] Read full article: Trudeau tricked by fake Greta...→

Why Apple's tiny iPhone 12 may be its best

Why Apple's tiny iPhone 12 may be its best

Hot on the heels of the new iPhone 12, the 12 Pro Max and 12 Mini have hit Australian shelves. Read full article: Why Apple's tiny iPhone 12 may be its be...→