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Who uses negative gearing in Australia? Search the full list by occupation

Teachers, nurses, surgeons and anaesthetists have all been dragged into the negative gearing debate by our political leaders.<p>But what occupations are …

Jide's Remix OS beta makes it way to PC, Mac with some essential improvements

Back in January, at CES 2016, Jide revealed that no longer would its Remix OS Android makeover be limited to its own proprietary hardware. Instead, …

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The awesome Android Remix OS fork will soon breathe life into virtually any old PC

Jide, the company behind the desktop-optimized fork of Android called Remix OS, has announced that the platform is being updated to support a whole range of old hardware, as well as bringing new features and squashing bugs.<p>While last month’s announcement brought an alpha version of the OS for X86 …

Larry Page Slams Silicon Valley, Says It's Not Chasing Big Enough Ideas

In an interview with The Financial Times' Richard Waters, Page estimates that only about 50 investors are putting their money in big, important ideas.<p>"You can make an internet company with 10 people and it can have billions of users. It doesn't take much capital and it makes a lot of money — a …

Dash releases its smart driving application for iPhone with support for third-party hardware

Dash, a popular smart driving tool that originally launched on Android in January, is now finally available for iPhone users. The free app pairs with a device that plug into your car and transmit data back to the app. From there you can see data about your car’s performance and alert you of any …

Sonos Integrates With Google Play Music, Hints At Its Future

Sonos continues to shift its attention to software.<p>Sonos is betting its future on software. Having already wowed consumers with its wireless, high-fidelity speaker system, the company is sharpening its focus on the apps people use to stream music and other audio content. Today, Sonos breaks out of …

Not sure if a site is safe from 'Heartbleed'? Use this tool to check

A bug named "Heartbleed" was recently discovered and likely affects most websites on the Internet. Fortunately, an online tool makes it easy for users to quickly check whether a website is secure or not.<p>Heartbleed is a bug that affects OpenSSL, a technology that is used by many Internet services to …

Change Your Passwords: A Massive Bug Has Put Your Details at Risk

A newly discovered bug in software supposed to provide extra protection for thousands of the world’s most popular websites has exposed highly …

Microsoft XP's cybersecurity problem

Microsoft will cut off support to its 12-year-old operating system Windows XP at about 1 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, leaving more than a quarter of the world’s computers effectively undefended against hackers and cybercriminals.<p>And because outdated software renders the computers that run it …

'Heartbleed' bug undoes Web encryption, reveals Yahoo passwords

A major new vulnerability called Heartbleed could let attackers gain access to users' passwords and fool people into using bogus versions of Web sites. Some already say they've found Yahoo passwords as a result.<p>The problem, disclosed Monday night, is in open-source software called OpenSSL that's …

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StoreDot’s Bio-Organic Battery Tech Can Charge From Flat To Full In 30 Seconds

Want to charge your phone from flat to full in 30 seconds? Who doesn’t. But don’t get too excited yet — Israeli startup StoreDot‘s bio-organic fast-charging battery tech, which utilizes quantum dot technology, is only a prototype right now.<p>It’s not a full capacity battery yet either. And they …

This 'Wonder Material' Could Make Your Next Phone Super Thin With Internet That's 100x Faster

They've found a technique that could help the company make your future smartphone thinner, more durable, and even a deliver Internet 100 times faster.<p>The "wonder material" is called graphene— a substance that's stronger than steel and so thin it's considered to be two dimensional.<p>In fact, it's 1 …

Samsung says it is closer to flexible electronics after graphene breakthrough

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>Samsung and an affiliated laboratory say they have grown large-scale, impurity free graphene, an important step …

Samsung Galaxy S5 comes preloaded with antitheft features for Verizon, US Cellular

Smartphone theft, in the words of lawmakers grappling with the crime, has reached "epidemic" levels. In the last few years, the oftentimes violent act has been quickly eclipsing all other forms of robbery in the US thanks to the lucrative secondhand market for stolen smartphones.<p>That's precisely …

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Intel Releases $99 “Minnowboard Max,” An Open-Source Single-Board Computer

Not to be outflanked by rivals, Intel has released the $99 Minnowboard Max, a tiny single-board computer that runs Linux and Android. It is completely open source – you can check out the firmware and software here – and runs a 1.91GHz Atom E3845 processor.<p>The board’s schematics are also available …

The Difference Between Google, Facebook And Microsoft Summed Up In Two Words: Augmentation Or Immersion

Over the last week the question of why Facebook would spend $2 billion buying Oculus Rift, a maker of virtual reality headsets has been asked repeatedly. In a world where wearable technology is generally seen as the next big thing, a pair of rather large VR goggles appears to run opposite to the …

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