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Bike-sharing has blown up in the past year, but cities are wary after the mess in China

Friday is National Bike to Work Day, but this year it's a bit different.  It's the first year the U.S. will celebrate the two-wheeled holiday since the inundation of bike-share companies, with dockless bicycle fleets landing in cities across
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Why Australia is spending millions to make GPS signals more accurate

Maybe Australians haven't noticed, but the little blue marker showing where you are in Google Maps, or even Apple Maps, isn't as accurate as it could be. It's why Australia is spending over A$260 million (US$193 million) to invest in satellite
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The Great Barrier Reef may never recover from the devastating 2016 heat wave

Australia's Great Barrier Reef will never be the same following the devastating marine heat wave that hit it between 2015 and 2016, according to a new study published Wednesday.  The new research found that the northern third of the reef
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Civil servant fired over Twitter attacks on government wins case

Civil servants in Australia can criticise the country's government on Twitter, so long as they do it under a fake name and outside of work. That's the latest result in the case of a former employee of Australia's immigration department, Michaela
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Australia has been breaking records for heat in April

Usually the sear of Australia's summer heat would've subsided by now, as winter approaches. Instead, the country is experiencing an unseasonably warm April so far, prompting Australia's Bureau of Meteorology to explain the unusual event. SEE ALSO:
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In-N-Out is suing an Australian tribute to the burger chain

Californian burger chain In-N-Out has no presence in Australia. Or anywhere much further than the U.S. west coast and Texas, really.  That hasn't stopped In-N-Out from suing Sydney-based restaurant Down N' Out, which opened in 2016 and served
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Having a crabby day? Here, have a hug from this little guy

Spider crabs usually keep to themselves, but one underwater scuttler was more curious than most. Filmed by Melbourne marine photographer PT Hirschfield, who uploads to YouTube under the moniker Pink Tank Scuba, a new video shows a cast of spider
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Australia also investigates Facebook following data scandal

Facebook might be getting a "booting" Down Under. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) announced on Thursday it would open a formal investigation into the social media giant to see if it has breached Australia's privacy laws
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Why is India underperforming?

From: Buisness-standard By Akash Prakash Recommended by: business-standard There is a growing sense of disillusionment with India among international investors. They have been selling stocks for most of last year, and India
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Google to build new undersea cable in Asia and Australia

If you live in Japan, Guam, or Australia, your internet may be about to get faster.  Google has announced that it has invested in a new undersea cable: the Japan-Guam-Australia (JGA) Cable System.  SEE ALSO: Are Google's Underwater Cables

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