The new laws would require tech giants to assist law enforcement in accessing encrypted communications. But the government insists it's not a backdoor.
Claire Reilly. CNET. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:33:47 +0000.
For Road Trip 2018, we explored Australia's underground city, watched efforts to save one of the rarest fish on Earth and hiked the Amazon rainforest. That's just for starters.
Connie Guglielmo. CNET. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:42:14 +0000.
'Beating plastic pollution' is the theme for this year's World Environment Day. The Straits Times' correspondents look at recent plastic bans in Australia and India, as economies and firms worldwide double down on plastic waste.
Straits Times. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
Australian alpine areas have enjoyed bumper snowfalls this week, but many of us are unaware of the unrelenting work happening out of sight to keep our ski resorts in good shape throughout the snow season.
Kellie Lazzaro. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:35:27 +1000.
Tyremaker Pirelli will co-sponsor America's Cup challenger Luna alongside luxury fashion house Prada, backing the Italian team's attempt to beat holders Emirates Team New Zealand in 2021.
Reuters. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:49:26 -0400.
A New Zealand couple have been fired at while sleeping in their campervan at Rockhampton, Queensland.The Kiwi tourists told police they saw a vehicle come over a crest above their campsite and shine its headlights at them ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:42:21 +1200.
The first of nine new air traffic control (ATC) and surveillance radars for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is expected to become operational in November, German manufacturer Hensoldt has disclosed. ...
Julian Kerr, Sydney. Janes 360. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
Rumors abound in a small town in the Australian outback. Was Paddy Moriarty fed to a pet crocodile? Or could he have been baked into a meat pie?
Jacqueline Williams. New York Times. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:11:21 GMT.
Australia's population has reached 25 million for the first time, according to official estimates. Over the past three years, Australia's population has grown by about 400,000 people a year, a rise fueled mostly by immigration. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 08:18:23 -0400.