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Public Safety Minister calls all reports on Canada banning 5G ‘speculation'

Public Safety Minister calls all reports on Canada banning 5G ‘speculation'

1 hour ago   |   MobileSyrup

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says any reports that Canada could ban Huawei from its 5G networks are “speculation.” The Sydney Morning Herald reported that Ottawa has...
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NASA-NOAA's satellite tracks a stronger Tropical Cyclone Owen nearing landfall

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Tropical Cyclone Owen continued to strengthen as it moved east through the Gulf of Carpentaria and toward a landfall in western Queensland, Australia. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP...
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Signal says it can't allow government access to users' chats

6 hours ago   |   Engadget

Last week, the Australian government passed the country's controversial Access and Assistance Bill 2018 into law, legislation that allows government agencies to demand access...
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EBay Reveals Australia's Favourite Gaming Console - PlayStation

10 hours ago   |   N4G   |   2 articles

Despite delivering what was claimed to be the most disappointing E3 performance in years, PlayStation still came out on top winning over Aussie shoppers in 2018 as the most...
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YouTube Music goes after Apple Music with global and local charts playlists

YouTube Music goes after Apple Music with global and local charts playlists

12 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

Now that the whole YouTube Rewind 2018 debacle is starting to blow over, Google's video hosting-focused subsidiary can go back to improving its fledgling music streaming...
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32 mind-bending trompe l'oeil illusions

32 mind-bending trompe l'oeil illusions

12 hours ago   |   Creative Bloq

Trompe l'oeil is the term used for the technique of using realistic imagery to create an optical illusion of depth. Artists have been practising it for centuries to create...
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The best cheap 4K TV deals in Australia for December 2018

The best cheap 4K TV deals in Australia for December 2018

13 hours ago   |   TechRadar

With so many great 4K televisions to choose from, making a decision about which one to purchase for your family may very well come down to price. A good cheap 4K TV deal can be...
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​Tech giants appear compliant with Australia's anti-avoidance tax law

20 hours ago   |   ZDnet

First corporate tax transparency report reflecting Australia's Multinational Anti-Avoidance Law shows tech giants coughing up to the ATO.
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Telstra and Lexus announce trial of 4G car safety communication tech

22 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Telstra, Lexus Australia, and the Victorian government will trial 4G car safety communication technologies that allow cars to 'talk' to each other.
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Five Eyes alliance reportedly looping in Germany, Japan against China

22 hours ago   |   ZDnet   |   3 articles

Chinese foreign interference is causing the Five Eyes intelligence alliance between the US, the UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand to expand informally to other nations...
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Facebook bug potentially exposed photos of 6.8 million users to developers

Facebook bug potentially exposed photos of 6.8 million users to developers

Menlo Park social networking giant Facebook has informed its developer community that a Photos API bug may have exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users to third-party... Read more ...

Fortnite stuffs the Infinity Blade into the vault

Fortnite stuffs the Infinity Blade into the vault

Well, that didn't take long: the Infinity Blade is leaving Fortnite just as quickly as it appeared. Epic announced that it's vaulting the Infinity Blade for the time being... Read more ...

Apple Music now supported on Amazon Echo speakers

Apple Music now supported on Amazon Echo speakers

Apple Music support is rolling out to Amazon Echo speakers a few days early. You can now add Apple Music as a source to your Amazon Echo speaker. When Amazon announced this... Read more ...

The top 5 best games for iPhone and iPad coming out next week - December 14th

The top 5 best games for iPhone and iPad coming out next week - December 14th

Every time Friday rolls around here at 148Apps, we like to make sure you're au fait with the awesome digital gaming experiences that are going to land on the App Store over the... Read more ...

Free Shipping Day: Why it matters and where to shop

Free Shipping Day: Why it matters and where to shop

Free Shipping Day is here so if you haven't ordered your holiday gift yet, now is the perfect time to shop. Many retailers also have sales with this one-day offer. Order before... Read more ...

Facebook says API bug exposed 6.8 million users' photos

Facebook says API bug exposed 6.8 million users' photos

Facebook has been hit by another data leak. Facebook confirmed today that a photo API bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users to third-party apps. These apps had been... Read more ...

US officials pressure T-Mobile, Sprint parent companies to drop Huawei, too

US officials pressure T-Mobile, Sprint parent companies to drop Huawei, too

It would appear that the United States Government is putting pressure on Huawei not only inside the USA, but abroad as well. On concerns that the brand Huawei is a sort of spy... Read more ...

Watch the Creepy Teaser for Alice in Chains' Sci-Fi Movie ‘Black Antenna'

Watch the Creepy Teaser for Alice in Chains' Sci-Fi Movie ‘Black Antenna'

Alice in Chains is turning its latest album into a film: The grunge rock band released a creepy teaser trailer for its new Black Antenna movie. On Thursday, the band unveiled... Read more ...

New Facebook data leak allowed apps broader access to 6.8 million users' photos

New Facebook data leak allowed apps broader access to 6.8 million users' photos

It looks like the year couldn't end without yet another Facebook scandal. This time around the company has come clean about discovering a bug in its photo API that allowed apps... Read more ...

Facebook Portal gets a web browser, games, and $50 discount

Facebook Portal gets a web browser, games, and $50 discount

Facebook's line of Portal devices has received an update that adds some cool new features, such as an internet browser. It's also on sale. Facebook's Portal and the larger... Read more ...