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Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd

In a crowded music festival setting, losing sight of friends is a common problem - but now there's a solution...

10 Jun 2019

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Times website hacked then restored

NEW YORK CITY, USA: The popular New York Times website returned to service on Wednesday, 28 August, after hackers forced it down for nearly a day, with a group backing Syria's government claiming responsibility.

29 Aug 2013

AUSTRALIA

Australian candidate apologises for lewd website

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: An Australian candidate for national parliament was on Tuesday (20 August) forced to apologise for a personal website which reportedly carried hundreds of lewd jokes and in which he referred to "tit banter".

22 Aug 2013

AUSTRALIA

Samsung S4 goes to the opera

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The sails of one of the world's most iconic buildings, the Sydney Opera House, were lit up with images shot by ordinary Australians on Tuesday (23 April) for the glitzy "blue-carpet" launch of Samsung's new phone.

24 Apr 2013

AUSTRALIA

BlackBerry tries to grate an Apple

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The head of BlackBerry has taken a swipe at Apple, saying in an interview the iPhone's operating system was outdated, while promising thousands of new apps as it prepares to launch its new Z10 handset.

20 Mar 2013

AUSTRALIA

Internet in-flight service axed by Quantas

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian airline Qantas's trial of in-flight Internet access has been shelved due to a lack of interest from passengers who prefer to sleep or enjoy a rare break from the online world while flying.

5 Dec 2012

AUSTRALIA

Smartphones drive complaints spike in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Complaints about mobile phones to Australia's telecoms watchdog jumped 9% in a year, accounting for two-thirds of all gripes received due to growing smartphone use, a study said on Monday.

31 Oct 2012

UNITED STATES

Marketing pays off: iPhone 5 frenzy builds ahead of today's release

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release today. [Video]

21 Sep 2012

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

AUSTRALIA

Top online activities and ad networks in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released a report on the top Internet activities and ad networks in Australia from its comScore Media Metrix service.

20 Oct 2011

AUSTRALIA

May 2011 Australian online video rankings

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on the online video market in Australia from its comScore Video Metrix service.

13 Jul 2011

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