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New legislation makes Uber legal in ACT

The ACT government has passed legislation to make rideshare service Uber legal. For the first time in Australia, there is a fully regulated version of the service.


Hacker group Anonymous takes on ISIS

The hack group Anonymous have declared, via Twitter and a video on YouTube, that they are going to take on ISIS, after the Paris attacks.


New Report: Internet Access in Australia

A new report from the Bureau of Communications Research, Leading Indicators Report; Third Release, shows our changing Internet use patterns.

Reliable and convenient access to WiFi is seen as an essential service by consumers, and driving changes in the way we access the Internet, particularly through Smartphones.  A significant change is the way information is accessed by tourists using smartphones, which increased 40 per cent year on year.  In contrast, fixed line access via Internet cafes fell 23 per cent.

Read more... 20 words that mean something different than they did 20 years ago

In the online world, it’s pretty impressive to be turning twenty in 2015, but is doing just that.


New NBN roll-out plan announced

The National Broadband network has released a new three-year construction plan, which will see the number of homes who will have access to the NBN, or have work started on access, at nearly 9.5 million people by September 2018.