Dennis Jacobs

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Climate change and Bondi Beach before (top) and after (bottom) - not much of Australia's best-known beach will remain by the end of the century. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released on Friday, found the sea level could be expected to be up to 80 centimetres higher by 2100: http://bit.ly/15CeBYj.

An injured sea lion at Mullaloo Beach has made its way out to sea after forcing the closure of the beach earlier today. Read more: http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/newshome/19160057/injured-sea-lion-prompts-mullaloo-beach-closure/

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablets pose real threat to iPad dominance

Amazon's new HDX tablets are a huge technological leap beyond last year's models, but are still priced aggressively.<p>Amazon's first trick was selling a tablet so cheap, it was hard not to buy it, despite the shortcomings. Amazon's next trick was to build a second, larger tablet, to show it could …

Five days after Julia Gillard lost the prime minister's job, Joanne McCarthy received a letter from Ms Gillard herself. ''I am sending you this letter in the very final moments of my last evening as Prime Minister. I do so with tremendous pride,'' she writes. Read more: http://ow.ly/oRoDP

How Nokia made the modern cell phone

Nokia. Knock-ia. Know-kia. Noh-keea.<p>However you pronounce it, few companies (other than Motorola, of course) have been so influential in creating the cell phone that we use today. Apple, LG and Samsung may get all of the glory now, but Nokia dominated the mobile industry for two decades. When I …

Mobile Technology

How would a Microsoft-owned Zynga have affected the Xbox One?

Without wishing to get too Sliding Doors about it, imagine how different the Xbox One console might have been if Microsoft had acquired social games …

Jelly Bean now most popular Android version in use today

Jelly Bean now used on just under 38% of active Android devices.<p>The latest set of numbers showing which versions of Android are actually being used in the real world have been published by Google. The new data shows that Android 4.x, which includes Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly bean, runs on over 61 …

Android 4.3 Google Play edition OS version ported to Sony Xperia Z

The leaked Android 4.3 Jelly Bean version has been successfully ported to Sony’s flagship smartphone, although the port is still in beta.<p>Xperia Z owners that are confident enough to perform the installation can head on to <i>xda-developers</i> (links at the end of the post) and read more details about this …

Voters will use magnifying sheets to read tiny font on Senate ballot papers

ABC election analyst Antony Green says voters will need the dexterity of a contortionist to be able to read the Senate ballot paper which has grown …

The West Australian

No kiddingVideoMystery over rogue goat solvedAn unlikely new neighbour has raised some eyebrows in the leafy suburb of Dalkeith — a rescued wild goat …

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'I was accused of the most brutal murder in Maryland history. It took the jury 2½ hours to send me to the gas chamber.' So says Kirk Bloodsworth who was later freed when DNA evidence showed he was indeed not the killer. Now he campaigns to end the death penalty across America. A great read from our US correspondent Nick O'Malley. http://ow.ly/mLXl2