Australia bans Huawei and ZTE from supplying technology for its 5G network – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Australia has blocked Huawei and ZTE from providing equipment for its 5G network, which is set to launch commercially next year. In a tweet, Huawei stated that the Australian government... Read more »

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals so far

From CNET Five days and counting: Amazon Prime Day is less than a week away. The 36-hour sale starting Monday, July 16 will feature more than one million deals, and its global reach has been extended... Read more »

Elon Musk making “kid-sized submarine” to rescue teens in Thailand cave

From Ars Technica Enlarge / SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks at the International Astronautical Congress on September 29, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that a team of SpaceX engineers... Read more »

Fluance’s $200 stereo Bluetooth speakers sound is almost too good to be true

From CNET The Fluance Ai40 is the third self-powered speaker I’ve reviewed in three weeks. It follows the Adam Audio T5V and Kanto YU6 speakers, and while the Ai40 is around half... Read more »

Apple fined $6.8M in Australia after Error 53 problems

From CNET Josh Miller/CNET The time has come for Apple to pay for the infamous Error 53 that bricked iPhones and iPads taken to a third party for repairs. The Federal Court... Read more »

China’s Didi Chuxing continues its international expansion with Australia launch – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Didi Chuxing, China’s dominant ride-hailing company, is continuing its international expansion after it announced plans to launch in Australia this month. The company — which bought Uber’s China business in... Read more »

Google under fire in defamation case after someone Googled themselves

From CNET Milorad Trkulja.  ABC News Google is under fire after a man in Australia on Tuesday got the go ahead to sue the search giant for defamation, the ABC reports. Milorad... Read more »

Russian unit, GRU officer linked to 2014 shoot-down of airliner over Ukraine

From Ars Technica Enlarge / Eliot Higgins (C), founder of online investigation group Bellingcat, addresses a press conference on findings within research on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Scheveningen, The Netherlands, on... Read more »

Amazon simplifies international shopping from the US

From CNET Amazon’s shopping experience is going international. Zhang Peng/Getty Shoppers around the world can now get their hands on the goods that Amazon only sells on its US website. The online... Read more »

WeWork confirms deal to buy Naked Hub, one of its main competitors in China – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch WeWork is buying up one of its largest competitors in China after it announced a deal to acquire Naked Hub. The deal was widely reported by Chinese media yesterday, but... Read more »