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Nine TED talks every entrepreneur should watch

<b>It’s a list that includes an Australian author, a former United States federal prisoner, a CEO of a multinational consumer goods company, a Harvard</b> …

TED Talks

G20 - Thank God it's over

Joe Hockey - who told ABC's <i>Insiders</i> that unlike the "leaders" at the G20, he and other finance people had been on the treadmill, actually, you know, …

Norovirus sickens more than 170 on cruise ship

The latest norovirus outbreak aboard the Princess Cruises' Crown Princess has infected 172 people, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>At least 158 of 3,009 passengers and 14 of 1,160 crew members came down with the virus aboard the Crown Princess during a 28-day cruise …

Greece claims ownership of Twelve Apostles in tourism promotion

"Where Aphrodite, goddess of love, lust and kindness emerges from waves ... And when the day is done, the moon and the stars paint the sky in …

This 22-Year-Old Went From Working At McDonald's To Making $1 Million A Year Playing Video Games

One of the biggest names in the e-sports realm right now is a 22-year-old named Matt Haag, who is better known as "Nadeshot." He's a master at "Call of Duty," and he's part of a team, called OpTic Gaming. He's even sponsored by Red Bull.<p>And just three years ago he was flipping burgers at a …

New Zealand commentator’s dismay as six lands on his car while he is on air

A TV commentator in New Zealand reacted with dismay after seeing a six fly out of the ground and land on his car roof.<p>Ian Smith, commentating as the Otago Volts player Jesse Ryder hit the shot during a Twenty20 game, watched from the TV box as the ball dropped into the car park – then recognised …

G20: US military in dusty transport practice ahead of Barack Obama's arrival

The United States military has run through last minute practice drills ahead of president Barack Obama's arrival at the G20 summit in Brisbane.<p>Plane …

Russian naval vessels on move north of Australia in leadup to G20

Russian naval vessels are on the move north of Australia, days before the G20 summit in Brisbane and at a time of heightened tensions between Moscow and Canberra.<p>The Australian Defence Force confirmed on Wednesday it was “monitoring Russian naval vessels that are currently transiting through …

Apple surprises with A8X GPU, uses exclusive ‘semi-custom’ 8 cluster design

New chip analysis of the A8X powering the iPad Air 2 has revealed that it is even more powerful than it initially appeared.<p>Further analysis by AnandTech showed that initial guesses as to the GPU specification of the Apple A8X chip, exclusively available in the iPad Air 2, were wrong. In fact, the …

Russia sends warships towards Australia before G20 meeting

"Their confidence? One of them is an ocean-going tug," he said. "It's just part of their operation. They are in international waters. They are …

Nacho mania: From healthy to loaded, 7 delicious ways to top your chips

Ah, nachos. The party, bar and late-night snack staple started simply — a few tortilla chips topped with melted cheese and maybe some pickled jalapenos — but has evolved into one of America's favorite indulgence foods, topped with everything from BBQ pork to kale to chocolate chips.<p>Need a reason to …

Zuckerberg Answers Big Questions About Facebook, Forced Downloads Of Messenger, And Page Reach

Today at his first public Q&A, Mark Zuckerberg boldly responded to some of the top gripes and questions about his company. Here’s a look at the top questions and a summary of the Facebook CEO’s answers.<p><b>Why were people forced to download the separate Messenger app to chat?</b><p>People were forced to …

Meet The Network Of Guys Making Thousands Of Dollars Tweeting As "Common White Girls"

The Twitter illuminati that made "Alex From Target" an overnight sensation can drive millions of clicks with a simple retweet.<p>Cameron Asa is a 21-year-old communications major at the University of Tennessee. He's also the owner of Tweet Like A Girl, a Twitter account with 1.2 million followers.<p>Asa …

Move over, Samsung: Lenovo takes the prize for most shameless Apple ripoff

If imitation truly is the sincerest form of flattery, then the designers at Lenovo must adore the iPhone 6.<p>Samsung has caught a lot of flak for—and been taken to court over—some of its iPhone-like smartphone design choices, but nothing the Korean company has ever produced comes close to the …

The future of books is on your phone, not your tablet

An interview with Oyster co-founder Willem Van Lancker<p>Subscription book app Oyster has come a long way since launching just over a year ago. The service has more than quadrupled its library of books to 500,000, landed big publishers like Disney, and released apps on several new platforms like the …

Android Lollipop Hit By Big Battery Life Problem

<i>Update: Google has officially marked the bug as ‘Fixed‘ on its Android Developer Forum. Android Senior Developer Trevor Johns stated: “This issue has been fixed in the latest builds, and this issue is now considered resolved. Thanks everyone.”</i><p><i>The thread has also been locked to stop further comments</i> …

Check Out The Earliest Work Of Apple's Design God, Jony Ive

At one point, he was just a young British designer trying to get by.<p>However, Ive was a precocious design talent, and from a young age, he was racking up awards for his design work.<p>Leander Kahney's, <i>JONY IVE, The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products,</i> which is now out in paperback sheds new light …

Why IKEA Australia's $1 billion in profits are mostly tax-free

It was not until 2013, after a decade of small profits, that IKEA finally wiped out the accumulated losses to put its Australian arm in the black …