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Android now scans apps for malware after installation

Android now scans apps for malware after installation

Google's Verify Apps malware protection for Android is rolling out an update that will constantly monitor apps for suspicious behaviour.


Australia could have a high-speed rail network by 2025

Australia could have a high-speed rail network by 2025

A joint report has found that a high-speed rail network connecting Australia's east coast from Brisbane to Melbourne could be completed in just 11 years.


Samsung anticipates dip in profits as demand for premium smartphones falls

Samsung anticipates dip in profits as demand for premium smartphones falls

Samsung has announced it expects to post a decline in first-quarter profit, due to slackening demand for its high-end smartphones.


Westpac brings tap-and-go payments to Samsung Galaxy smartphones

After the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 this Friday, Westpac will begin offering contactless payments on selected Galaxy devices.


Oculus VR staff bombarded with death threats over Facebook deal

Oculus VR staff bombarded with death threats over Facebook deal

Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey has revealed that the company's staff and their families have been receiving death threats after the Facebook acquisition.


It's Bliss: behind the iconic Windows XP photo

It's Bliss: behind the iconic Windows XP photo

Charles O'Rear is the photographer behind Bliss, the Windows XP image that went on to grace millions of desktops around the world. He discusses the iconic photo and how it will live on as XP fades ...


Tiny planet extends the borders of our Solar System

Tiny planet extends the borders of our Solar System

A dwarf planet out beyond Pluto has been found orbiting our sun — and there may be another planet 10 times the size of Earth.


Facebook buying Oculus VR

Facebook buying Oculus VR

Facebook has announced that it will be buying Oculus VR, creator of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, for US$2 billion.


Cut the Rope creator takes aim at King.com "candy" trademark in the EU

Cut the Rope creator takes aim at King.com

Although the Candy Crush developer cancelled its trademark application for the word "candy" in the US, creators in Europe may still come under fire.


Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels

Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels

NASA has launched an interactive map of the Milky Way galaxy, constructed over 10 years from over two million infrared Spitzer images.


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