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ABC and SBS forced to justify competing with commercial media in news and streaming

The public broadcasters will be asked to justify to a government inquiry why they should continue providing free online news and catch-up TV when they are competing with commercial media players.<p>The government’s competitive neutrality inquiry is examining the expansion of the ABC’s online news …

Australia

Democracy Is The Biggest Victim In Turnbull's War On Charities

The intent of stalled legislation being pushed by the federal government is clear – to weaken the capacity of charities, particularly environmental …

Political Science

Can Free Speech Survive the Internet?

The internet has made it easier than ever to speak to others. It has empowered individuals to publish our opinions without first convincing a media …

5 ways to use images more effectively in editorial design

Editorial design is a highly visual medium by definition. The best magazines and newspapers use imagery in creative ways to grab attention, help tell …

Plastic pollution: Scientists' plea on threat to ocean giants

<b>Scientists say there needs to be more research into the impact of plastic pollution on sharks, whales and rays.</b><p>A study, in the journal <i>Trends in Ecology and Evolution</i>, says the creatures may be swallowing hundreds of tiny bits of plastic a day.<p>Microplastic pollution has the potential to further …

Scientists find massive reserves of mercury hidden in permafrost

Researchers have discovered permafrost in the northern hemisphere stores massive amounts of natural mercury, a finding with significant implications …

Permafrost

New Form of Water, Both Liquid and Solid, Is ‘Really Strange’

Scientists have confirmed a form of water that is simultaneously solid and liquid. It is the latest advance in the study of water, a seemingly simple substance that can shift between many different configurations.<p>“That’s a really strange state of matter,” said Marius Millot, a physicist at Lawrence …

A Pet Crayfish Can Clone Itself, and It's Spreading Around the World

“We’re being invaded by an army of clones.”<p>No one knows exactly when the clones first appeared, but humans only became aware of them in the early 2000s.<p>It was a German aquarium owner who first brought it to scientists’ attention. In 1995, he had acquired a bag of “Texas crayfish” from an American …

Fish oil may not be as healthful as you think, study finds

Fish oil is hailed for its plentiful health benefits. But new research suggests that the long-term consumption of fish oil or sunflower oil may …

How grape compounds can help to treat depression

A new study unravels the mechanism by which compounds found in grapes improve resilience to stress in mice and attenuate the brain changes linked …

Technology at Work v3.0: Automating e-Commerce from Click to Pick to Door | Publications

Description:<p><i>Technology at Work v3.0: Automating e-Commerce from Click to Pick to Door</i> produced by the Oxford Martin School and Citi, provides …

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The World is Running Out of Sand

When people picture sand spread across idyllic beaches and endless deserts, they understandably think of it as an infinite resource. But as we …

Your Customer's Second Purchase Is the Most Important

True customer acquisition doesn't end after the first purchase.<p>The first purchase is a necessary step, but the second purchase is really the key to …

Amazon, Google, and Facebook Just Launched 3 New Tools. Here's What You Need to Know | Inc.com

There's no summer vacation in Silicon Valley--or at least that's how a few major players are making it seem. Within the past couple of months, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have all introduced new consumer-facing features that have some real potential for future marketing use. Here's what's …

eCommerce

To the High Court we go: six MPs under clouds in decisions that could undermine the government

Two green bottles and up to four blue ones. Falling from the parliamentary wall, unless the High Court saves them from the rules about MP …

US vet returns dead Japanese soldier's flag to emotional kin

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Then he held the 93-year-old hands that brought this …

In Charlottesville Tweet, Barack Obama Does What All Great Leaders Do (and Most People Can't) | Inc.com

There's one thing the best leaders do that most of us can't, especially in the heat of conflict. They take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Former President Barack Obama displayed that ability and that wisdom in his simple tweeted response to events in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>It's been …

Rights & Freedoms

Students "reinvigorate" traditional bamboo weaving with digital technologies for Sun Room pavilion

Architecture students from the University of Hong Kong created this woven bamboo shelter for farmers in China's Fujian province by combining age-old …

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13 cities that are starting to ban cars

While this goal may seem ambitious, Madrid seems to have been inching away from car dependency over the past decade. In 2005, the city set up its first pedestrian-only zone in the dense neighborhood of Las Letras.<p>Madrid is not the only city getting ready to take the car-free plunge. Urban planners …

Bike Lanes

No more heavy loads: experts develop greener, lighter washing machine

Researchers have developed a device to make washing machines lighter that could significantly reduce carbon emissions and the back pain of people having to install them.<p>Washing machines typically contain one or more large concrete blocks, which can weigh more than 25kg (4st), in order to prevent …

Washing Machines

Embrace Design Thinking to Create More Relevant Marketing

For strategic advantage and breakthrough innovation, build diverse teams that take an empathetic view of the customer experience.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apple’s iPad, Nike’s Flyknit sneakers, Hint Water. Creative design delivered the breakthrough …

Design

How to Optimize Your Facebook Ads to Drive More Traffic and Sales

Are you frustrated by underperforming Facebook Ads?I understand your pain.I’ve worked with Facebook Ads for years. I’ve run plenty of campaigns that …

5 Technology Trends That Will Impact the Growth of Startups

Startups are entrepreneurial ventures that aim to develop new innovative products and services in the market. These businesses are generally …

Forget Being the Next Google: How to Make Millions Disrupting Established Industries | Inc.com

Glance across the covers of any business magazine today and you will likely find modern day business icons such as Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos, with articles celebrating their heroic feats of disruption. Such images, however, can perpetuate a myth around what an entrepreneur actually is or entails.<p>Many …

Innovation

Digital Disruption: Changing The Banking Industry

Digital transformation is changing every industry, and unsurprisingly, banking is at the forefront of this trend. Banks need to improve the customer …

Heartburn drugs tied to increased risk of early death, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> At prescription strength, proton-pump inhibitors are associated with a potential 25% increased risk of early death from any cause, suggests new research published Monday in the British Medical Journal Open.<p>This study did not examine over-the-counter proton-pump inhibitors or particular …

Biomedicine

32-year-old investor with ties to Elon Musk wants to upend America with a crazy utopian plan for the future

In a not-too-distant future city, superintelligent robots will carry out the majority of vital tasks. Driverless cars will ferry passengers to and from points of interest. Housing and healthcare will be affordable, if not free to all. Political leaders and technologists will speak the same …

Here's Why You Need to Build for the Few and Not for the Many | Inc.com

When Google first announced its Glass prototype, complete with a snazzy video, it generated a lot of excitement. Through augmented reality projected onto the lenses, users could seamlessly navigate an urban landscape, send and receive messages and take photos and videos. It was a completely new way …