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    How trolls make money from their online hate speech

    How trolls make money from their online hate speech


    Jon* likes to taunt animal welfare activists by inviting them to abuse animals at events like a punch-your-dog...

    Jon* likes to taunt animal welfare activists by inviting them to abuse animals at events like a punch-your-dog day.
    How computers 'see' faces and other objects

    How computers 'see' faces and other objects


    Computers started to be able to recognise human faces in images decades ago, but now artificial intelligence systems are rivalling people's ability to classify objects in photos and...

    Computers started to be able to recognise human faces in images decades ago, but now artificial intelligence systems are rivalling people's ability to classify objects in photos and videos.
    Ticketmaster warns New Zealand could be affected by data security breach

    Ticketmaster warns New Zealand could be affected by data security breach


    Ticketmaster has warned customers to monitor their account statements for evidence of fraud or identity theft in the wake of an online security breach in the...

    Ticketmaster has warned customers to monitor their account statements for evidence of fraud or identity theft in the wake of an online security breach in the UK.
    How travel bloggers make money

    How travel bloggers make money


    In early 2014, Jarryd Salem and Alesha Bradford left their native Australia to backpack from Thailand to South Africa without taking a single...

    In early 2014, Jarryd Salem and Alesha Bradford left their native Australia to backpack from Thailand to South Africa without taking a single flight.
    Film editor creates from anywhere

    Film editor creates from anywhere


    Meet Luke Haigh, the international film editor who's cutting movies in unexpected...

    Meet Luke Haigh, the international film editor who's cutting movies in unexpected places.
    Apple fined $9.6 million for misleading Australian customers

    Apple fined $9.6 million for misleading Australian customers


    Apple has been slapped with an A$9 million ($9.6m) fine by Australia's Federal Court for making false or misleading claims to customers with faulty iPhones and...

    Apple has been slapped with an A$9 million ($9.6m) fine by Australia's Federal Court for making false or misleading claims to customers with faulty iPhones and iPads.
    Mummy memer and the art of 'memeology'

    Mummy memer and the art of 'memeology'


    Memes permeate the internet with often humorous, ironic or downright silly messages and...

    Memes permeate the internet with often humorous, ironic or downright silly messages and imagery.
    The life of a video game streamer

    The life of a video game streamer


    A passion for gaming and an outgoing personality is the perfect mix for streaming success, and Ronald Diaz, aka 'dizzybaku', has both in...

    A passion for gaming and an outgoing personality is the perfect mix for streaming success, and Ronald Diaz, aka 'dizzybaku', has both in spades. 
    The dark side of personal data, and why we should care about it

    The dark side of personal data, and why we should care about it


    A "renaissance man" who started a billion-dollar technology company is aiming to enlighten the "dark side" of data and change how the internet pays for the stuff we put in our...

    A "renaissance man" who started a billion-dollar technology company is aiming to enlighten the "dark side" of data and change how the internet pays for the stuff we put in our brains.
    The father of microchips was ridiculed at first, but touched billions of lives

    The father of microchips was ridiculed at first, but touched billions of lives


    Morris Chang rarely gets a mention alongside the world's best-known technology entrepreneurs, such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos. Few outside the tech industry know of...

    Morris Chang rarely gets a mention alongside the world's best-known technology entrepreneurs, such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos. Few outside the tech industry know of him.
    France plans to ban mobile phones at school

    France plans to ban mobile phones at school


    France's phone-loving children will have to do without their mobile devices at school under a bill aimed at combating distraction and bullying in...

    France's phone-loving children will have to do without their mobile devices at school under a bill aimed at combating distraction and bullying in the classroom.
    Teenage girls more at risk from harmful content online than boys

    Teenage girls more at risk from harmful content online than boys


    Teenage girls get more unwanted harmful messages online or on a device, are affected by it more, and are less likely to get a good outcome when dealing with one than boys...

    Teenage girls get more unwanted harmful messages online or on a device, are affected by it more, and are less likely to get a good outcome when dealing with one than boys are.