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Australia's First Bitcoin EFTPOS Card Will Allow You To Buy Your Groceries

Australia's First Bitcoin EFTPOS Card Will Allow You To Buy Your Groceries | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it
An Australian company is trialling a bitcoin EFTPOS card, allowing customers to spend the digital currency in retail stores.
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Facebook scammers prey on Aussie MH17 victims with fake tribute pages

Facebook scammers prey on Aussie MH17 victims with fake tribute pages | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it
The names and photos of Australian MH17 plane crash victims, including young Perth siblings Mo, Otis and Evie Maslin, are being exploited by online scammers who have set up fake Facebook tribute pages to drive traffic to a dodgy external website.
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MH370: Australia checking 2 ‘objects’ in jet search

MH370: Australia checking 2 ‘objects’ in jet search | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Four military search planes were dispatched Thursday to determine whether two large objects bobbing in a remote part of the Indian Ocean are debris from the…
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Australia wants to resettle refugees on remote island, Cambodian opposition leader says

Australia wants to resettle refugees on remote island, Cambodian opposition leader says | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it
Australia has considered sending up to 1000 refugees to live on a remote island off the coast of impoverished Cambodia under a controversial resettlement agreement,, according to an opposition leader in Phnom Penh.
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Australia: Big Data meets doorknocking: the political contest's new frontier

Australia: Big Data meets doorknocking: the political contest's new frontier | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it
Australian election campaigns are facing another revolutionary change, which has the potential to transform the electoral contest, redefine campaign funding and even revive political parties. The “micro-targeting…
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Extreme heat brings Australian Open to a halt - NBC Sports

Extreme heat brings Australian Open to a halt - NBC Sports | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The scorching weather finally brought play to a halt on the fourth day of the Australian Open when the temperature topped 43 Celsius (109F), but not soon enough for some players who criticized officials for not stopping...
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