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Don’t Use Apple Maps – Australian Police Warn!

Apple Maps have been sending motorists to bush, the Australian police have issued an official warning against the use of Apple Maps. Police in Australia are urging motorists not to rely on the company’s new maps application after several people using its directions became stranded inside a national park in scorching heat. Authorities in Mildura, Australia say Apple Maps lists ... Read More »

Australia drops plans to censor internet

The Australian government has finally come to its senses. After years of testing and preparing a firewall to filter its domestic internet traffic, they have formally abandoned the plan. Officials now say that it will use Interpol’s “worst of” child abuse site list as a way to shield Ozzies from truly awful content. “Blocking the Interpol ‘worst of’ list will ... Read More »

Japan’s Suzuki recalls over 100,000 Swifts

Japan’s Suzuki Motor said Monday it will recall about 109,000 Swift subcompact cars worldwide, half of them in Japan, to repair a defect that may cause petrol leakage. The cars were produced between September 2010 and last month with 55,146 of them shipped to the domestic market and 53,801 others exported outside the country, including Australia, Mexico, and Europe, a ... Read More »

KFC Told To Pay $8.3 Million To 14-Year-Old Girl

For an Australian family that a simple snack at the fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken turned out to change the course of the their entire life. Fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken has been ordered to pay Aus$8 million (US$8.3 million) to an Australian girl who suffered severe brain damage and was paralysed after eating a Twister wrap. Monika ... Read More »