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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY | 2 UNLOCK?

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei wants a piece of Apple’s pie

Watch out, Apple and Samsung — Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has a very smart entrant into the Australian market.

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Stilgherrian: malicious software spreads seeds of doubt in Apple’s magic garden

A new piece of malware surfacing in China has torn down Apple users’ claims that its operating systems are immune to attack.

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BEN SANDILANDS | TECHNOLOGY | 5

Dreams of space tourism crash and burn as Virgin Galactic breaks under pressure

Richard Branson flew too close to the sun by ignoring concerns over a dangerously unstable fuel source.

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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY | 12

Think your data is anonymous? Ha.

Your digital breadcrumbs are very easy to trace, with even moderately skilled hackers (or companies, or governments) easily able to figure out where you live and track your movements in real time.

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Bureau of Regret: Mungo lives!

Anne Summers whipped Twitter into a frenzy with a tweet announcing the death of Mungo MacCallum. Let’s see what journalists and public figures piled on — and then hastily deleted their condolences when Mungo was found tucking into some eggs.

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Govt modelling says NBN is just fine — as long as you don’t want to use the internet much

The government’s estimations of the download speeds we’ll need in the future are laughable — and alarming.

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GILES PARKINSON | TECHNOLOGY |

With friends like these, the RET never stood a chance

Those charged with “reviewing” the Renewable Energy Target were actually told to look at killing it.

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PADDY MANNING | TECHNOLOGY |

Fugitive CSG emissions are no big deal, right? Wrong.

You may have heard that the amount of methane that leaks into the atmosphere is similar to the amount produced by four cows. Not so fast …

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SALLY WHYTE | TECHNOLOGY |

VIDEO: Surveillance impact ‘severe’: Jillian York

Crikey politics editor Bernard Keane and Jillian York, Director for International Freedom of Expression at Electronic Freedom Foundation, discuss data retention and privacy.

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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY |

Applying for 40 jobs? There’ll be an AppApp for that

The government’s scheme to force job-seekers to send 40 applications a month will definitely increase employment — among entrepreneurial app developers.

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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY |

Is a second Snowden spilling more NSA secrets?

Not only has the NSA targeted people for merely reading about privacy-enhancing software, there’s now speculation that there might be a second Snowden.

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PADDY MANNING | TECHNOLOGY |

Overseas carbon credit schemes: no brainer or disaster in the making?

Australia could buy cheap international carbon credits and dramatically slash our emissions by 19% for a bargain-basement price. But do the overseas schemes do what they say on the tin?

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BEN SANDILANDS | TECHNOLOGY |

What you need to know about the PM’s ‘clapped out’ VIP jet

The failure of the prime ministerial jet yesterday — it broke down on the tarmac — is a timely reminder that it might be time to upgrade.

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How Apple is revolutionising your digital future — and you’ll never notice

The most exciting thing to come out of Apple’s announcement at its Worldwide Developers Conference isn’t a shiny new gadget — it’s a whole new toolkit for developers.

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Wireless world: telcos invest as we become more mobile

Telstra has announced a massive investment in wireless technology for customers today. Telcos are thinking ahead to a more wireless world.

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The devil in the NBN’s satellite magic pudding

Yesterday’s announcement about changes to the National Broadband Network are mixed news for those waiting to get high-speed internet, writes technology writer and consultant Paul Wallbank.

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PADDY MANNING | TECHNOLOGY |

Turnbull pulls the plug on FTTP, so ‘we’re back to the drawing board’

More than 3.4 million Australian homes are stuck with bog-standard broadband, thanks to the Coalition’s latest NBN misstep. Our own correspondent feels dudded.

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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY |

Heartbleed reveals a big hole in Australia’s cybersecurity strategy

Now this is a fair dinkum threat to internet security: the Heartbleed bug threatens to impact thousands of websites and the everyday security of internet users. Smaller web users are most vulnerable.

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GILES PARKINSON | TECHNOLOGY |

Can energy utilities avoid same fate as telecom companies?

The fixed-line telephone business has lost nearly half its customers. What can energy utilities learn from that experience? Is there anything they can do to stop customers going solo?

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GUY RUNDLE | TECHNOLOGY |

The incredible shrinking building material that makes the future possible

Crikey’s writer-at-large is on the road in the United States and learning about graphene. You may not know what graphene is now, but it could save your life someday.

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GUY RUNDLE | TECHNOLOGY |

Rundle: the robots are coming, for good or ill

Spectacular advances in robotic technology are a far cry from Rosie the maid — they can self-replicate, replace millions of workers and, most sinister of all, hunt and kill. Crikey examines the dark side of our bright future.

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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY |

NSA’s malware and spying ops far more powerful than you think

The NSA has the post powerful online spying apparatus in the world — and it’s just getting started. Crikey’s resident tech-head explains the power of malware.

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PADDY MANNING | TECHNOLOGY |

‘No path to privatisation’? Spectre of NBN float raises hopes — and hackles

Legislation prevents the NBN from being sold for some time, but plenty of bankers want to get their hands on it sooner. The Greens and Labor say it should remain in public hands — what does Clive Palmer think?

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TECHNOLOGY |

Three years on from Fukushima, nuclear power has some new allies

Japan has reinvested in nuclear power, even though the Fukushima power plant is still not safe. Freelance journalist David Donaldson says developing nations are just getting started with nuclear.

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GUY RUNDLE | TECHNOLOGY |

We write about Assange’s lasagne because we can’t stomach ourselves

The latest “expose” of Julian Assange — and the errors contained within it — mark the final break by the UK Left-liberal establishment with the WikiLeaks founder — amid crisis for the brand.

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