The PS4 Slim is real - confirmed
UPDATE, 7.30pm: Upon taking legal advice, we have removed the video previously referenced in this article. ORIGINAL STORY: The PlayStation 4 Slim has leaked online. The new console was first spotted on auction website Gumtree, before being picked up...Eurogamer.net. Aug 22, 2016 15:49 UTC
Palaszczuk Government's bikie colours move branded 'a sprinkling of tough measures'
The Queensland Opposition is sceptical about the State Government's move to crack down on bikies wearing their club colours in public. A ban on outlaw motorcycle gang members wearing club colours at pubs and clubs will be extended to all public places...ABC Online. Aug 28, 2016 04:09 UTC
Midget Farrelly, Australian surfing champion, dies aged 71
"Farrelly was arguably the most successful competitor in the world during the '60s," his online Hall of Fame entry says. "Though always dedicated to the sport, he later became embroiled in a series of disagreements with Australian officials and was..ABC Online. Aug 07, 2016 22:28 UTC
Four Corners: Dairy farmers forced to sell up in face of plunging milk prices
On a freezing winter evening, truckload after truckload of dairy cows are delivered to the saleyards at Camperdown in south-western Victoria. Some arrive in herds. Others are brought in by farmers just two at a time.
ABC Online. Aug 14, 2016 19:14 UTC
Frequent password changes are the enemy of security, FTC technologist says
In online attacks, in which attackers try to make as many guesses as possible before the targeted network locks them out, the algorithm cracked 17 percent of the accounts in fewer than five attempts. In offline attacks performed on the recovered hashes..Ars Technica. Aug 02, 2016 21:56 UTC
Macy's plans to close 100 stores, boost online investment
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's plans to close about 100 stores next year and boost its online investments, the nation's largest department store chain said Thursday, as it tries to become more nimble in an increasingly fierce market. The closures represent..SFGate. Aug 11, 2016 13:45 UTC
Kid Congo Dances with "La Araña"
I love this new video from Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds, from an album I love even more, La Araña es La Vida. I got a chance to see Kid in DC while he was on tour this year and it was one of my favorite shows of the year. The man knows how to..Boing Boing. Aug 12, 2016 01:33 UTC
Fil' Your Boots: The growth of games development in the Philippines
One of the most populated countries in the world, the Philippines is seeing local studios break onto the global games stage – even as the industry continues to struggle to gain traction back home. Develop catches up with developers, service firms and..Develop. Aug 12, 2016 11:33 UTC
EXCLUSIVE: UAE recruiting 'elite task force' for secret surveillance state
...in the research and development team at the San Francisco-based mobile security company Zimperium. He was targeted for recruitment by the UAE partly because of his work on BetterCap, an open source tool that eavesdrops on online communications.Middle East Eye. Aug 01, 2016 11:09 UTC
Ein Jahr Flüchtlingskrise: Merkels Manhattan-Projekt - FAZ
Die Kanzlerin drückt Deutschland ihren Stempel auf, ob wir es „schaffen“ oder nicht. Doch überzeugt hat sie die Deutschen immer noch nicht von der Richtigkeit ihrer Flüchtlingspolitik. Auch im übrigen Europa gilt: Ihr Plan ist für viele ein Albtraum.Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Aug 30, 2016 16:48 UTC