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Coming to a screen at your school

Students in far-flung schools around Australia will soon be able to take part in virtual tours via mobile robots; engaging with actual visitors and tour guides at many museums and galleries. The federal government will provide $2.4 million to provide ...

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Clouds can offer a soft landing

The lure of cloud computing is simple: someone else runs your computer systems, you pay for what you need when you need it and you can access unlimited quantities of computer capability as long as you can afford it. An ...

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Be careful what you post

Former Melbourne Girls Grammar student Sammi Strange probably felt she had struck gold when hired as a nanny for the British prime minister’s children. The excitement faded fast, however, when Strange was targeted by the British media which had scoured ...

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OMG, can I get that photo back?

The term “sexting”, although relatively new, describes a particular set of behaviours that have been occurring in Australia for more than five years. The sending and receiving of sexually explicit images via mobile phones or other applications such as instant messaging, ...

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