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PSN Black Friday Sale Begins, See All the Deals Here

Black Friday doesn't officially start until tomorrow, but Sony is rolling out new deals right now.<p>The company has launched a Black Friday flash sale on the PlayStation Network, discounting loads of PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita games. Big-name games like Grand Theft Auto V, …

Inside my Centrelink nightmare: myGov 'error' locks new mother out of maternity leave payments

Without the $657 a week before tax paid parental leave instalments, Mrs Smith is living off savings and her credit card.<p>"We've got paediatrician's …

Online Life

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Strays From My Original Vision, George Lucas Says

The plot for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is a tightly guarded secret. But what we now know is that the story it tells, as well as the overarching narrative for the new trilogy, is not what franchise creator George Lucas originally had in mind.<p>Speaking with GameSpot sister site CBS News, Lucas …

How Does PS2 Emulation Work On The PS4? « Video Game News, Reviews, Walkthroughs And Guides

A few days ago Sony officially confirmed emulation of PlayStation 2 games for the PS4. It’s an interesting strategy by the Japanese company which is …

Gaming

How Is It Possible That Galaxies Are Moving Away From Us Faster Than the Speed of Light?

According to Albert Einstein, the speed of light is an absolute constant beyond which nothing can move faster. So, how can galaxies be traveling …

Galaxies

WSU psychologists dispute continuum theory of sexual orientation

Statistical analysis finds categorical distinctions, health issues<p>PULLMAN, Wash.--Washington State University researchers have established a …

Parking company gets rego details

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NT Motor Vehicle Registry allows Wilson Parking access to motorists' personal data - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The NT's Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) has agreed to give Wilson Parking access to motorists' personal details on the same day Victoria moved to ban …

Chinese government hackers are coming for your cloud. Heres how to stop them

Putter Panda is coming for the data in your cloud.<p>Panda is thought to be a hacker working for Chinese signals intelligence. More specifically, China’s People Liberation Army, 3rd Department, 12th Bureau, Unit 61486. Panda and the unit was unmasked by ‘Net intelligence outfit Crowdstrike on …

Stamplay: An Easy, IFTTT-like Way to Create Web apps

Stamplay, which has just recently come out of closed beta, has a lot of plans for the near future like releasing new components in partnership with other services and improving the complexity of rules that can be defined. However even in the current stage the service can be used for things ranging …

Dear Google: don't screw up Android

KitKat made the best of Android accessible to more people than ever, but what will the next version do?<p>The history of Android has always been about <i>more</i>. From its inception with the T-Mobile G1 in 2008, Google’s mobile operating system has sought to compete by having more features, higher specs, and …

Inside the mind of an iWatch product manager

Apple announced a torrent of new software features at last week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, strongly hinting at the upcoming launch of an Apple “iWatch” with frameworks for health tracking and home automation.<p>But as the buzz and speculation around what this iWatch will deliver continue to …

Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich

On a Friday night flight home to San Francisco from Boston in March, Brendan Eich should have been unwinding. It was the end of his first week as chief executive of Mozilla, the nonprofit organization he'd co-founded 16 years earlier to promote an Internet built on open technology. On top of that, …

Articles about kickstarter week statement bike rack on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you live in a small space, especially one without a garage, bike storage can be a nightmare.<p>A pair of industrial designers mines their prospective audience to drum up funding for a simple yet genius kitchen product.<p>Faced with tens of thousands of characters, someone looking to learn Chinese will …

New Shrek, Toy Story and Elmo apps want kids to create their own stories

The debate over whether apps stimulate or stymie children's creativity rumbles on, with strong opinions on both sides.<p>What's clear is that some of …

Valve refunded BioShock Infinite gamer upset over religious scene

<i>This post contains spoilers about the BioShock Infinite campaign</i>.<p>Early on in BioShock Infinite, the game forces players to accept the Christian religious sacrament of baptism. This did not sit well with Breen Malmberg, a gamer and a Christian, who explained to Kotaku that he refused to accept the …

Analyst: US sales trends will remain negative until GTAV

The NPD Group will report United States industry sales tomorrow, and the results will not be pretty, nor will they turn around anytime soon. That's the opinion of Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia, who told investors today that March sales are expected to be down 10 to 15 percent.<p>Negative trends …

Gamers Turn To FTC With New SimCity Petition Aimed At Protecting Consumers

In a story that continues to draw the ire of PC gamers, despite the positive reviews the game itself is getting from the media; there’s a new petition by gamers to help prevent future SimCity launch debacles from ever happening again. Care2.com, which has over 22 million active members, has stepped …