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Feel the vertigo climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 360 degree VR video

If you've been meaning to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, but have never made it to Australia's shores, or are a local that's never bothered — now …

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Watch this AI-controlled deer run around GTA V

US-based artist, Brent Watanabe, specializes in computer-based installations and his latest project is something quite addictive: an AI-driven deer wandering around Grand Theft Auto.<p>The project, which is being livestreamed, sees a deer programmed to wander around Grand Theft Auto V’s environment …

The Most Popular Hashtag on Twitter Is #FF and the Most Popular Emoji Is

A few stats to mark the social media service's tenth birthday.<p>The emoji means “tears of joy,” something a few longtime Twitter employees might be shedding as their baby turns 10 years old this week.<p>It’s also the most popular emoji on Twitter, according to the company, with 14.5 billion symbols …

A Snapchat employee has fallen for the oldest trick in the book

Snapchat suffered a data breach over the weekend after one of its staff fell for a phishing email asking for payroll information and purporting to be from the company’s CEO Evan Spiegel.<p>The company has assured the world that its servers were not breached – so no user data has been compromised – but …

Billionaire entrepreneur Peter Thiel explains precisely how Mark Zuckerberg changed the world

On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg received the first ever Axel Springer Award at a ceremony in Berlin. Billionaire entrepreneur Peter Thiel gave a speech that imagined what the world would be like without Mark Zuckerberg.

Chromecast's Guest Mode lets anyone commandeer your TV

With the number of content providers that keep coming on board with Chromecast, the next big step for Google is making the device a bit easier to use. Case in point: Today marks the launch of ultrasonic pairing -- otherwise known as "Guest mode." All you need to do is enable Google's streaming …

Moving To The Cloud? How To Keep Your Data Safe From Hackers

Cloud computing is now an accepted mainstream IT model, with benefits that are clear and tangible. The federal government even has a “<b>​</b>cloud first” mandate, pushing for government agencies to move their software services to the cloud wherever and whenever they can.<p>What’s less clear to some is the …

Facebook, Google, And Twitter’s War For App Install Ads

An unexpected consequence of our love of apps is that now there’s just too damn many of them. The app stores are overcrowded, leaving developers desperate for a way to get their games and utilities discovered. That is why the app install ad has become the lifeblood of the mobile platform …

Pew Privacy Study Finds Huge Concern About Control Of Personal Data Online

The <i>Pew Research</i> Center has published a new study into Americans’ attitudes to privacy in the digital age. The wide-ranging survey, called <i>Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era</i>, includes plenty of interesting tidbits but one stat that really stands out is how …

ICT NEWSLETTER 26-31 October 2014

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13 Of The Most Popular Tech Company CEOs, According To Their Employees

Things only get harder if you're in tech, where everything changes so quickly. And, on top of that, if you're at a public company where shareholders scrutinize your every move? Forget about it.<p>That's why staying popular among employees often gets put on the back burner of many tech CEOs. Yet, the …

Sponsored post: An inside view: How will the Internet of Things transform your business?

<b>Business transformation</b><br>Retailers are connecting online and in-store sales by creating customized user offers designed to increase repeat purchases …

Android founder Andy Rubin is leaving Google

Former Android head and longtime Googler Andy Rubin is leaving the company, according to reports from the Information and the Wall Street Journal …

Google Releases Its New ‘Stars’ Bookmark Manager for Chrome

After multiple leaks over the past few months, Google’s new Stars interface for the Chrome Bookmark Manager has launched on the Chrome Web store. Downloading the extension completely replaced Chrome’s old bookmarks interface, so you’ll want to keep that in mind if you’re thinking of installing.<p>Once …

The 25 Best Universities In The World For Computer Science

Deciding among the top universities is tougher than ever, with many schools building out their tech programs in recent years. QS World University Rankings crunched the numbers to make the choice clearer.<p>QS's annual ranking highlights the best universities in the world for studying computer science …

Google makes Play Books more student friendly

Google's latest Play Books update for Android makes the app a lot easier to use for reading non-fiction e-books. See, Play Books is perfect if you're just reading something from cover to cover. But if you're using it to read text or reference books for school, or maybe even cookbooks (materials you …

Chrome extension uses colored text to speed up online reading

Lots of apps have offered the promise of reading text faster, but a Chrome extension called Beeline Reader is using an unexpected tool to get there: colored text. Built on top of the Readability code, the extension works by reformatting the text on a page into a single stripped-down column, then …

The New 'Material Design' Default Wallpaper for Chrome OS

<b>A brand new default wallpaper based on Google’s Material Design language is gearing up for roll out to all Chromebooks and other Chrome OS devices —</b> …

4 Reasons Why Your Next Laptop May Be a Chromebook

Chromebooks started out as cheap but impractical devices that turned into large paperweights once they were disconnected. Google's making them more powerful and capable when offline, but Microsoft is offering low-cost alternatives.<p>Google's Android has been taking over the world. It's in most of the …