Articles By Anne Witter
An estimated amount of $300 million is needed to repair Victoria's state schools before it becomes utterly worthless in decayed state, Herald Sun reported.
An online petition sponsored by SupportOurSharks.com is currently gathering signatures to protest the decision of Western Australian government to allow the hunting of a shark that killed its the third victim in the state. As of Nov. 2, the petition has gathered close to 18,000 signatures.
Some 27 percent of New Zealand’s teenage population could be dreaming of how to leave the country eventually, according to a survey released by the Ministry of Education Wednesday.
A team of Taiwanese researchers have developed an invisible key which would unlock doors through hand gestures. The technology won a gold medal at the four-day Taipei International Invention Show and Technomart.
Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has recommended that telcos be banned from using confusing words in advertising materials, that confused subscribers.
Amazon has announced Wednesday the release of Kindle Fire, along with other Kindle changes in its offerings. A lot of the information revealed during the official presentation has already been expected by those who have been reading up on tech blogs. For instance, the Kindle Fire tablet has a 7-inch screen, free data storage over the Internet and a new browser -- Amazon Silk.
Samsung will pay Microsoft for running Android, bringing to two the number of major Android OEMs from which Microsoft stands to collect royalties - Samsung and HTC. The third OEM, Motorola, has just recently been bought by Google.
iPhone users with 20-20 vision can delay less about reading glasses or will train, as it will compensate for the natural deterioration of the eyes.