Australia wants Five Eyes to squeeze tech firms on encryption

The political rhetoric against strong encryption continues to crank up. Reuters reports today that Australia will be pushing for greater powers for countries to tackle...

Couch-based travelers can now explore Australia’s Uluru thanks to Street View

Street View has just added Australia's Uluru to its growing online library of travel imagery showing amazing locations from around the world. The pictures were captured using Street View's 14-lens,...

Qwilr, which turns boring business documents into attractive websites, raises $1.5M

Qwilr, an Australian startup that helps companies turn boring PDFs and other static sales documents into attractive websites, has grabbed $1.5 million to develop its product and expand...

Google invests in new subsea cable that connects Singapore to Australia

Google today announced that it will invest in a new subsea cable that will connect Singapore to Perth and Sydney in Australia (with a branch...

Camera drone captures kitesurfer’s scary encounter with a great white shark

Kitesurfing in Australia recently, Isabelle Fabre had an unexpected encounter with a great white shark. It’ll likely be a story she dines out on for many years, and thanks to...

Man takes over $1 million from account due to bank error

Ever seen an ATM continually spit out cash? Luke Moore has. The 29-year-old Aussie went on a shopping spree after the bank kept letting him take cash from a severely...

Eagles are giving drones a hard time in Australia

Ever had an eagle knock your drone out of the sky? A company in Australia has been having a real issue with the bird of prey, having so far lost...

A drone-delivered sausage could cost one Aussie guy $7,000 in fines

A guy in Melbourne, Australia, may be hit with a hefty fine after he used a drone to deliver a cooked sausage to a friend. The nation's aviation agency came...

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SpaceX targets January 8 launch as explosion investigation ends

SpaceX has concluded its investigation into the cause of an accident on a Cape Canaveral launchpad during which...