Denise White

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The Invisible Woman: A Conversation With Björk

With each album she makes, Björk immerses us in a fantastical universe of her own design. Now, on <i>Vulnicura</i>, she’s letting us in to <i>her</i> world—though it is not necessarily one of her own choosing. The album outlines the dissolution of Björk’s relationship with her longtime partner, the artist Matthew …

Mary J. Blige

The thoroughly humiliating and extremely satisfying demise of Tony Abbott

This political obituary is tastefully embargoed until Tony Abbott’s prime ministerial scone plops into the basket<p>Get all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are published.

Tony Abbott

Rabbi told child sex abuse victim to 'let it go', royal commission told

Victim says rabbi Baruch Lesches told him the perpetrators’ lives would be ruined if he spoke up about abuse<p>A senior religious figure within the orthodox Jewish community, rabbi Baruch Lesches, told a child sex abuse victim that “the proper, clever thing to do” about the abuse “would be to let it …

Child Abuse

Apple Watch apps for Tesla and Todoist show promise

Apps

Eero is a little white box that aims to change Wi-Fi forever

Would you spend $300 on a carefree Wi-Fi network?<p>Linksys, D-Link, Netgear, and Belkin. Those are the brands that most consumers choose when it comes time to set up a home Wi-Fi network. But no matter which product you buy, getting wireless internet working in your home — your <i>entire</i> home — can …

Bitcoin: will 2015 be a make-or-break year?

Last year was an annus horribilis for bitcoin. Its price, once up above $1,200, sunk below $250. The second-largest bitcoin exchange had to temporarily suspend operations after a large-scale hack. And there have been two high-profile criminal prosecutions of bitcoin entrepreneurs. It was enough for …

Bitcoin

10,000 workers with disabilities paid below minimum wage: when will they get justice?

A bill to stymie a class action lawsuit by workers with intellectual disabilities failed in 2014. The Australian government intends to revive it – but why?<p>In October 2014, David Freud, the British welfare minister, gave a speech in which he argued that some workers with intellectual disabilities …

Disability

Less Than 2% Of Android Devices Are Running Lollipop, Three Months After Launch

I really, really like Android 5.0 (or “Lollipop” as it’s known by those of us who probably care too much about these things). It cemented my preference for Android, and has earned the Nexus 5 another few months as my go-to phone.<p>Alas, most Android devices still aren’t running 5.0. In the grand …

Five Irish men charged over alleged WA roofing repair scam

19 members of the men’s families still in detention after having their visas cancelled last month<p>Five Irish nationals who were arrested and placed into immigration detention with their families for their involvement in an alleged home renovation scam have been charged with fraud.<p>Twenty-four Irish …

Crime

On the Red Couch with Author James Patterson

<i>When James Patterson set out to be a writer as a graduate student at Vanderbilt, he says he just wanted to write books that “were as good as they</i> …

Hackers Sent Sony Employees a Terrifying New Message

A hacker group calling itself the “Guardians of Peace,” or #GOP, sent an ominous new warning to Sony Pictures Entertainment employees on Thursday, …

Why the Apple Watch can afford to cost thousands of dollars

Would you pay thousands of extra dollars for an Apple gadget made of gold?<p>Perhaps not, but the company is betting that at least some people will. Its Apple Watch Edition is made from 18-karat gold and will likely be very expensive — think thousands of dollars expensive — despite offering little to …

The Week in Review: Torture Report Debated

A debate over American interrogation techniques reignited this week with the release of the long-awaited terror report. The document, submitted by …

Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm into a Touchscreen Device

A Paris-based design company is taking wearable tech one step further with the <i>Cicret Bracelet</i>, a concept for a wristband that projects the screen of a smartphone directly onto the user's arm. Marketed as “Like a tablet…but on your skin,” the bracelet emits the interface of a remotely connected …

Wearable Tech

Pirate Bay knocked offline worldwide following police raid

Police in Sweden have raided The Pirate Bay and seized servers, citing alleged violations of copyright law.<p>Peer-to-peer file-sharing site The Pirate Bay has been knocked offline worldwide in the wake of a police raid on the company's premises in Stockholm, Sweden -- and the subsequent seizure of …

Google Play

David Hicks heckles George Brandis and claims government knew about his torture

Former Australian detainee at Guantanamo Bay makes claims after damning report into CIA torture methods revealed<p>A former Australian detainee of Guantanamo Bay, David Hicks, has claimed Australian government officials “knew the entire time” about the torture to which he was allegedly subjected at …

INXS bassist Garry Beers denies daughter's claims he was neglectful father

‘I am not perfect and I am the first to admit it’ writes musician in lengthy statement refuting recent article criticising his lifestyle and parenting<p>Garry Beers, the bass guitarist of the band INXS, has responded strongly to claims made by his daughter that he is a neglectful father.<p>In a statement …