Design

Inside town wiped out by devastating fires

HEARTBREAKING scenes of devastation and charred landscapes have emerged in the brutal aftermath of the fires sweeping the state. Power poles suspended by the overhead lines, scorched and crumpled sheds and the burnt out remains of vehicles are among the images that await volunteers and returning residents. The flames have …

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Sneaky ploy used by online pirates

Pirated links to movies such as Straight Outta Compton are appearing on Change.org petitions. THE war on illegal file sharing has pushed pirates into some unlikely places, but perhaps none are as incongruous as popular online advocacy website Change.org which has become somewhat of a haven for illegal content sharing. …

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The realities of sword-based combat

For Honor features a newly developed gameplay mechanic designed to better reflect the realities of sword-based combat. SWORDS are extremely cool. Whether it’s a broadsword being wielded by a knight, a katana in the hands of a samurai or a lightsaber being used by a Jedi to slice through Imperial …

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Was Trump’s bodyguard wearing a false arm?

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania wave to well wishers along the parade route on inauguration day. President Donald Trump waves as he walks with first lady Melania Trump during the inauguration parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. Picture: Evan Vucci DONALD Trump’s bodyguard wore a pair of plastic …

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Apple’s ‘UFO’ campus almost complete

More than three years into construction, Apple Campus 2 is finally nearing completion. This aerial video shows off the stunning progress made on the main 280,000-square-foot-facility, which is set to accommodate over 13,000 employees, as well as a new research and development building and many other improvements made over the …

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The drones that could save 1.4 billion jobs

Scientists have warned of the dire threat to human welfare if bee populations disappear. BEE populations are experiencing a truly worrying decline around the world, forcing scientists to imagine contingency plans if their numbers continue to drop off. It’s easy to forget but humans have a close and immensely dependent …

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Hackers target singles this Valentine’s Day

Oh I am so happy you had a great Valentine’s Day with your partner, now excuse me while I continue to swipe right. IF being alone on Valentine’s Day wasn’t already painful enough, singles have just been given another kick in guts. With the annual faux-holiday set to be responsible …

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The realities of sword-based combat

For Honor features a newly developed gameplay mechanic designed to better reflect the realities of sword-based combat. SWORDS are extremely cool. Whether it’s a broadsword being wielded by a knight, a katana in the hands of a samurai or a lightsaber being used by a Jedi to slice through Imperial …

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Cheating husband sues Uber for $62m

A Frenchman has reportedly tried to sue Uber after his wife tracked his sexcapades using the app. A FRENCHMAN is reportedly suing Uber for €45m ($62m) after an app allegedly allowed the man’s wife to track him meeting with his mistress. The man from Côte d’Azur in the south of …

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Banks in last-ditch fight on Apple Pay

Samsung is going head-to-head with Google and Apple as it joins the mobile phone payment service arena. WSJ’s Alistair Barr and Simon Constable discuss. Photo: AP The big Aussie banks have made a last-ditch attempt to win over the ACCC in their fight against Apple Pay. Picture: AFP THE big …

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