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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | TECHNOLOGY | 3

Move over, NBN, here comes the National Narrowband Network

Why should you share your precious cat video-enhancing broadband with your hot-water meter? Enter the National Narrowband Network.

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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY | 9

Every step you take: how advertisers are monitoring your every move

Big tech companies know exactly where you are, what you buy, where you live, who your friends are and what you do. And they are going to try to exploit that information to sell you something.

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Crikey Blogs | TECHNOLOGY |

Three steps to defeating anti-vaxxers

There are many people who have concerns about vaccinations but are not quite anti-vaxxers. Adam G. Dunn and Julie Leask explain how to reach them before their beliefs become too entrenched.

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TECHNOLOGY |

How can we fix the NBN?

There are fewer than 400,000 premises actually connected to the national broadband network. Where can the government go from here? Dr Rob Nicholls, research fellow at Swinburne University of Technology and the Centre for International Finance and Regulation, explains.

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Keen to evade data retention? Here’s how to choose a VPN

There are readily accessible ways of evading the government’s mass surveillance scheme, but you’ll need to assess what’s best for you, technology consultant Dave Sag writes.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | TECHNOLOGY |

Heard about wearable tech? No really, have you?!

What is it with The Australian’s incessant coverage of wearable tech? It couldn’t be a directive from on high … could it?

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PAUL MILLAR | TECHNOLOGY |

Anonymous fights jihadists, who fight states, who fight Anonymous

Telling the difference between friends and enemies just got harder after Anonymous decided to take on the jihadist enemies of nations that have, in the past, tried so hard to thwart Anonymous.

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PADDY MANNING | TECHNOLOGY |

Sluggish and antiquated NBN coming soon to a node near you

The NBN Co is going to try to roll out broadband using whatever technology is currently available as soon as possible. That will get broadband into homes faster — but will it be outdated before it even arrives?

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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY |

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 | TECHNOLOGY |

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 |

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 |

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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DEPARTMENT OF AUSTRALIA | TECHNOLOGY |

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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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY |

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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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY |

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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STILGHERRIAN | TECHNOLOGY |

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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TECHNOLOGY |

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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