Just two decades ago a dial-up internet connection would have taken more than a lifetime to download a single movie, while today's broadband connections can pull down several HD movie streams simultaneously.
The CSIRO has duped one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies into buying anti-counterfeit technology that could be easily compromised - passing off cheap chemicals it had bought from China as a ''trade secret'' formula.
Things had not been going well for DataTraceDNA.
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It does not mean we will soon be exploring other planets or sending our own astronauts into orbit, but Australia now has its first ever space policy.
A self-confessed paedophile who sexually abused several boys in Sydney is being harboured by a leading Los Angeles Jewish welfare group.
The Coalition's cheaper and slower alternative to Labor's national broadband network has been labelled a ''nonsense'' by experts, who argue it will put Australia behind the rest of the world.
Gungahlin is experiencing the fastest take up rate in the nation for the national broadband network.
Australia's political leaders were effusive in their praise for the late British prime minister Margaret Thatcher but the veteran television journalist George Negus recalled her as being ''as scary as any war zone I've been to''.
Iran may have executed four people accused of 'enmity against God and corruption on earth' but worldwide rates of capital punishment are dwindling, a global survey has found.
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Melbourne has sacked coach Mark Neeld and appointed Neil Craig as interim coach.
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SA Government want set industry laws to stop confusion over free-range and cage eggs.
PHOTOS: Adelaide Crows went down to Richmond by 38 points at the MCG on Saturday.
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FEWER people visited Eyre Peninsula in 2011/12, according to the latest figures from Tourism Research Australia, but spending ...