Articles in News, People and Technology

You're either one of us, or you're not

by Tony Vermeer on

AUSTRALIA'S senior Catholic cleric George Pell denounced Catholic politicians who defy church teachings on controversial issues like same-sex adoption. With debate over euthanasia and gay marriage looming in 2011, Cardinal Pell used an interview...... Read full article

Facebook cited in 20% of U.S divorces‏

by Richard Adams (The Guardian) on

When Facebook gets involved, relationships can quickly fall apart – as Hosni Mubarak and Muammar Gaddafi have discovered. But dictatorships are not the only ties being dissolved by social networking sites: now Facebook is increasingly being blamed...... Read full article

EU hits Google with record €2.4bn euro antitrust fine

on

The European Union’s competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.... Read full article

New police cameras will catch phone use from 700m away

on

VICTORIA Police has started using futuristic new traffic cameras to nab drivers who text, talk or tweet on mobile phones. They will also capture people not wearing seatbelts, or those applying make-up or eating while driving.... Read full article

Turnbull Wants Zuckerburg to Answer Questions in Australia

on

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data.... Read full article

From Beirut to Boston: The Utter Americanness of Khalil Gibran

on

He was an immigrant child from Lebanon who passed through Ellis Island and became America’s best-selling poet. His story is America’s story.... Read full article

Lebanese TV Crew Shot Dead Attempting To Kidnap Brisbane School Kids

on

An entire Lebanese television crew have been shot dead during an alleged kidnapping of two children in Brisbane today.... Read full article

The Victims of the Sydney siege

on

Sydney's Martin Place siege ended tragically, with the loss of two innocent lives. The siege ended at two this morning, after 34-year-old Tori Johnson allegedly wrestled the gunman in an attempt to take action.... Read full article

1-year-old US girl buys car using dad's smartphone!

on

Born shopaholic! A one-year-old girl in the US has bought a car through online trading, while playing on the mobile phone of her dad, who has decided to keep the "purchase".... Read full article

Australia world’s second best for human development: UNDP report

on

Australia has been ranked the second best country in the world when it comes to human development. Australia sits ahead of the United States (third), the Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand and Ireland.... Read full article

Advertisement