Ben Courtney

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In honour of last night's State of Origin streaker, we've turned back the clock and looked back at some of the best streakers of the past 20 years. PHOTOS: http://yhoo.it/1bq34wx

Clubs picks of the week

Scottish boat parties, Balloch & Glasgow<p>If there's a choice between spending a summer evening slowly dehydrating in the confines of a dark, city …

Snoop Lion Performs “Torn Apart” with Rita Ora at Wireless Festival in London

The 2013 Yahoo! Wireless Festival kicked off on Friday afternoon at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Over 50,000 concert-goers packed the …

Robin Thicke: Blurred Lines – review

Some people make music to communicate the stirrings of their soul. Robin Thicke makes music to communicate to you the size of his penis. I'm not …

Auto Action goes gonzo at Goodwood, drafted in by Porsche to drive a 911 GT3 up the famous hill. Is Nick Heidfeld's record of 41.6s, set in 1999 under threat? No, we don't think so either.

MTV’s ‘Girl Code’ Is a Wildly Popular Show With Nothing to Say

This reality talk show supposedly addresses the real problems of teen girls, but most of the time is wasted on mockery and cheap jokes, writes Lizzie …

Pop quiz answer: Stephanie Rice won Australia's 400th Olympic medal.

Derby bragging rights to the Dockers! A blistering final term sees them beat the Eagles by 28 points. That's 10 of the last 13 derby's in Freo's favour! Full Match coverage: http://afl.to/10U7gyH

Nokia Lumia 520 Is The Most Popular Windows Phone, AdDuplex July 2013 Stats

It has been revealed that Nokia Lumia 520 is the most popular Windows Phone device, according to AdDuplex. AdDuplex is a cross-promotion specifically …

Windows Phone

BlackBerry A10 appears in video, 5-inch display and all

What you’re about to see would very much appear to be the next-generation BlackBerry smartphone code-named BlackBerry A10 Aristo. This device has …

Amazon offering free productivity app bundle today only

Amazon has a big app promotion going on today in their app store, and they are offering seven great apps in their freee productivity app bundle. …

Apps

Take a Trip Down Music-Startup Memory Lane. Don’t Trip on All the Craters.

Thanks to Jason Herskowitz for popping this into my feed this morning: A collection of digital music companies’ logos, circa 2007. It comes from …

Kara Swisher

Globalfoundries' $6 billion New York chip plant waits for Apple

Build it and Apple will come?<p>Globalfoundries has a spanking-new $6 billion semiconductor plant/campus (though, when an additional development center is construced, will be valued at $8 billion) in Saratoga County, N.Y., ready to make world-class chips for smartphones and tablets.<p>But no big …

Instagram invades the Web with embeds for photos and videos

Instagram is bringing its photos and videos to the rest of the Web with a new embedding feature.<p>The Facebook-owned application, which has more than 130 million active users, announced Wednesday that it has updated with Web embeds for its photos and videos. There's now a share button you can click …

Hiding The Cost Of Your Smartphone

The price of your smartphone in the stores bears little relationship to the actual bill of materials. But the artificial prices set by the networks do tell us something about the state of the mobile phone market.<p>Two examples first. Look at the new US pricing for the BlackBerry Z10 – a handset price …

If not a data dictatorship, why not a data democracy?

It’s not a good time for those who value their privacy, but one startup is trying to fight the secret data-gatherers with a democratic manifesto for data<p>The alleged shock that libertarians have recently suffered following the revelations of whistleblowers such as Edward Snowden is weird.<p>Have they …

Valve debuts Pipeline, a portal for teens seeking the greatest internship ever

Valve is proving its unicorn status amongst game developers once again. This time, by hiring a group of handsome teenagers to work within its secretive walls. Pipeline is the latest experiment from the company famous for resonance cascades, and its focus is prepping high schoolers for a career in …

Carl Icahn improves Dell counter-offer

<b>Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has improved his bid to thwart proposals to take computer maker Dell private.</b><p>Mr Icahn is now offering the right to buy more Dell shares at a later date to his previous share buyback plan.<p>In May, Dell's board recommended that shareholders should accept a $24.4bn …

Mobile Devices

Google Delays New Campus by up to One Year

Google’s proposed new campus in Mountain View is running up to one year behind schedule as the company takes more time to figure out a design that is environmentally friendly and suited to the organization.<p>Mercury News reports (via Venture Beat) that Google’s original objective of occupying its Bay …

BROCKHAMPTON Return From Brief Hiatus With Emotional 'Tonya' Performance

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>Pop<p>'U BETTER STREAM/PARTY/RAVE/DANCE/CRY TO THESE …

Linkin Park

Did you know that all these songs are actually covers? http://pnps.co/13Ksvms

Beyoncé Holds Moment Of Silence For Trayvon Martin

Beyoncé honored the teenager during a concert in Nashville following the verdict in the George Zimmerman case. "I Will Always Love You."<p>Hours after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Beyoncé called for a moment of silence during a concert …