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Australian pirates beware: ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ rights holders to expand hunt



Updated: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 12:30 p.m. with a statement from Optus.

Just because you are not a customer of iiNet does not mean you are going to avoid being fined for illegally downloading Dallas Buyers Club.

The Australian rights holder to the film plans to target customers of Telstra, TPG, Optus and all other Australian Internet service providers (ISPs), the rights holder’s lawyers confirmed to Mashable Australia.

Dallas Buyers Club LLC (DBC), represented by Marque Lawyers,…

The lows and highs of Ed Miliband’s failed election campaign



LONDON — The five-year journey to become the UK’s prime minister is finally over for Ed Miliband

The younger Miliband brother, who successfully beat his sibling in a leadership contest following the 2010 election, ultimately failed to win the country over to his particular brand of Labour, resigning in London on Friday afternoon

Even though his popularity improved over the course of the campaign, Miliband’s personal approval ratings always fell…

Who will replace fashion’s old guard?



At its core, the business of fashion is an endless quest for something new. Problem is, some of the biggest names are getting rather old.

Giorgio Armani and Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld are in their 80s, Roberto Cavalli is 74, and Bernard Arnault, chairman of the company that owns Louis Vuitton, turns 66 in May. Of these, only Cavalli seems ready to swap his sketch book for slippers, as he’s trying to sell his business. The rest present succession quandaries that could reverberate long…

5 tips for getting customers to stay loyal to your brand



I make no apologies for using the well-used analogy of comparing a brand’s relationship with its customers to that of a budding romance between two lovers. It’s a clich

Microsoft owes Windows RT an obituary



One thing that’s been a near certainty in the history of mobile devices: The operating system you’re using today won’t be around ten years from now.

Taken in the context of today’s duopoly of platforms, Android and iOS, that might seem like an antiquated notion; the latter was introduced almost eight years ago, and unless some drastic shift in consumer preference happens (which it has in the past), it seems unlikely that iOS won’t make it to the decade mark.

Unboxing the Microsoft Surface 3 on Periscope: The lightest Surface to date



Mashable’s Lance Ulanoff unboxes a Microsoft Surface 3 on Periscope for the first time. Watch a condensed version of the event in the video above.

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Social Media Mistakes: Are You Making Them?

When digital media is the way of the world, an online reputation is almost as important as a first impression. As we perfect our social media profiles, we do so with the intention of gaining respect and attention. All too often, however, we make avoidable mistakes that are potentially damaging and find it difficult to rectify those mistakes.

A good social media profile possesses certain items such as a straightforward image that could be used professionally or candidly. Due to the fact that…

Personal details of world leaders go to wrong email address because of autofill



That damn autofill

The Guardian has revealed, an unidentified officer at the Australian immigration department accidentally emailed personal details of world leaders to the wrong person ahead of the G20 Summit in Brisbane in November, 2013.

In a dinner party list to die for, the security breach included the personal details of U.S. president Barack Obama, Russian president Vladimir Putin, German chancellor…

Bindle Is Group Chat Without All The Noise

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