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The future of sportscasting? Cricket Australia launches on Apple TV
3 years ago

The future of sportscasting? Cricket Australia launches on Apple TV

The future of sportscasting? Cricket Australia launches on Apple TV

By Marc C-Scott, Victoria University

Yesterday Cricket Australia launched onto the Apple TV network, becoming the first Australian sports organisation …
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The UK survives as Scotland votes No to independence
3 years ago

The UK survives as Scotland votes No to independence

The UK survives as Scotland votes No to independence

By James Mitchell, University of Edinburgh

In the end, Scots pulled back from the brink. After a referendum that saw support …
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Man Utd’s tablet ban is shrewd business that others may copy
3 years ago

Man Utd’s tablet ban is shrewd business that others may copy

Man Utd’s tablet ban is shrewd business that others may copy

By Alex Fenton, University of Salford and David Randles, University of Salford

Manchester United supporters lucky enough to see …
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Apple launches smart watch, new iPhones and mobile payment system
3 years ago

Apple launches smart watch, new iPhones and mobile payment system

Apple launches smart watch, new iPhones and mobile payment system

By Barry Avery, Kingston University

Apple has finally released a watch, along with new larger iPhone designs and a payments …
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Celebrities, nudity and other ways 4chan drives the internet hype machine
3 years ago

Celebrities, nudity and other ways 4chan drives the internet hype machine

Celebrities, nudity and other ways 4chan drives the internet hype machine

By Gordon Fletcher, University of Salford

The powerhouse of internet virality, 4chan, has achieved notoriety, and in a spectacular …
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Google must make Android safer – our data is at risk
3 years ago

Google must make Android safer – our data is at risk

Google must make Android safer – our data is at risk

By Andrew Smith, The Open University

Over the past few months, the Android platform developed by Google and based …
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