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The World's 20 Best Skylines, Ranked

Beauty, as we all learned from watching <i></i>the <i>Twilight Zone</i>, is a very subjective thing. And while there aren't any cities in the world that people think …

Skyscrapers

Paris terror sparks new push to bolster freedom of speech in Australia

He said preventing free speech through legal means and "Islamist pricks shooting journalists" were very different things but "two sides of the same …

Downloading movies and TV is not a crime

"Downloading something like <i>Game of Thrones</i> without paying for it is a breach of copyright but if you're not doing it on a commercial scale, it's …

Game of Thrones

Apple just made it easier to ditch your iPhone: You can now 'deregister' iMessage online

Today Apple quietly released a new tool which makes it easier for iPhone owners to deregister and turn off iMessage — something you might want to do if you ever switch to Android and still want to receive text messages.<p>Over the past year, Apple has found itself in hot water for a bug which prevents …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Johnny would be happy

In a year when football smashed club attendance and ratings records and the Socceroos took on the world’s best in the spiritual home of football, …

Hungarians take to the streets to force their government to dump plans for an Internet tax

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban thought his idea for a tax on the Internet was a great plan. Orban's been a fixture in Hungarian politics since he was 14 and his previous initiatives to tax the thriving sectors of the economy have all been passed.<p>But Friday he suffered a defeat. He abandoned …

Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

And it has $120 million in new funding to push it forward<p>Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of sophisticated group chat with dozens of other software services that your company may already use, has spread …

Graduates from elite universities earn no more than those from technical universities, says report

"The starting salaries and career earnings results both suggest that research-based prestige is not particularly important in the Australian labour …

The 'Snappening': Explicit Snapchat images leaked via third party, reports say

Explicit images sent via Snapchat have reportedly been leaked from a third-party app in an event being dubbed the “Snappening”.<p>Some 200,000 users of the app, many of whom are teenagers, have allegedly had their photos gathered by the third party over a number of years before the pictures were …

Surprise! 5 Ways Tech Can Help You Get Off the Grid

We've all heard it before: our busy, hyper-stimulated lives have too many screens, too little down time, and nowhere near enough <i>spare</i> time. So how do we truly get away from it all? The answer might surprise you, because sometimes our own worst enemy (technology, the internet) is also our saving …