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We Now Have A New Drug To Treat The Flu

The flu vaccine remains the best proactive way to protect yourself and your loved ones from the influenza virus. But there’s now a new weapon available against the nasty disease. On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration in the U.S. announced their approval of a new antiviral treatment for the flu, said to be the first drug of its kind.

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Project aims to create Ayrton Senna memorial in Adelaide

Work is underway in Adelaide to create a new memorial to Ayrton Senna at the scene of the Brazilian’s final Formula 1 Grand Prix win.

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How We Back Up Our Data To The Cloud

The subject of file backups and online storage came up the other day at a Lifehacker staff meeting, and resident door-holder Nick Douglas chimed in that his solution for backing up his laptop was easy: He never keeps any important files on it. Everything — and he means everything — lives in the cloud.

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Even After Microsoft’s Fix, Windows 10’s 1809 Update Is Still Botching File Operations

When it was discovered earlier this month that the 1809 build of Windows 10 was deleting user files just because, Microsoft halted the update until the problem was fixed. Shame, then, that another not-as-bad-but-still-bad file overwriting bug has now reared its head. 

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Golding locked in at GRM for 2019

Young gun James Golding will continue for a second season in Garry Rogers Motorsport’s Virgin Australia Supercars Championship line-up in 2019.

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Tander/Emery win electrifying Aus GT finale

Garth Tander and Geoff Emery have won the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 in a gripping conclusion, delivering the latter the CAMS Australian GT Championship title.

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Security Technology news

Apple Criticizes Proposed Anti-Encryption Legislation in Australia

The Australian government is considering a bill that would require tech companies like Apple to provide “critical assistance” to government agencies who are investigating crimes.

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‘Square contact’ saved new Super2 points leader

Chris Pither admits he was fortunate to make “quite square” contact with the wall during Bathurst’s Dunlop Super2 Series race, to continue and finish third to take the points lead.

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How To Use Signal Without Revealing Your Private Phone Number

Signal has made encryption available to the masses, but the secure messaging service also leaves one bit of personal information exposed: Your private phone number.

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Nasty WhatsApp Bug Left Users Vulnerable To Attack By Simply Answering A Video Call

On Tuesday, a researcher for Google’s Project Zero security team published a report revealing how WhatsApp users could lose control of their account just by answering a video call from a bad actor.

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