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TPG currently stands as the second largest internet service provider (ISP) in Australia, and is a force to be reckoned with in the telecommunications industry. Its rapid growth is mainly attributed to strategic acquisitions it has made in recent years. One of those acquisitions was iiNet, an ISP that boasted high customer satisfaction and respect in the community.

A year after TPG bought iiNet, the situation looks bleak for the ISP that was once the darling of the telco industry. Most recently, iiNet's Sydney office was shut down, most of its staff made redundant. We spoke to one former iiNet employee to get the insider story on the aftermath of the TPG acquisition. We also spoke with iiNet, to get its side of the story.

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Video: From Snow White and the Seven Dwarves all the way back in 1937 to Zootopia which was released this year, this video features clips from over 45 Disney animated movies and shows how Disney's style has changed over the years. But what's probably most impressive is how fantastic the animation from the old movies still look. It's been nearly 80 years and some of those movies look so much better than what came after.

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Video: It's time to face the facts: Lightsabers aren't real, and they're simply not going to exist in your lifetime. The closest you can get to realising your Jedi fantasies is through this excellent tutorial by Mathieu Stern showing you how to properly fake a lightsaber using Photoshop.

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Today Vivek H. Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States, delivered some sobering news to rebellious kids who think they look badarse while completely obscured by a cloud of flavoured water vapour: E-cigarette use by youth and young adults isn't safe.

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Welcome to Day 76 of Palmer Watch. This week, Palmer Luckey was still nowhere to be seen as Oculus VR, the company he founded, reached a significant milestone: The release of the Oculus Touch controllers.

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Let's not kid ourselves here: You know what Rogue One is. You know it's the first stand-alone Star Wars film, and you know it's about the Rebels' attempt to steal the plans to the Death Star. But we've been waiting for this movie for so long that we thought we'd bring everything we know for certain together in one helpful location.

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Earlier this week YouTube's Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl penned a sunny blog post applauding his platform's payouts to musicians — $US1 billion ($1.3 billion) derived from advertising in the past 12 months alone. That's an objectively large sum. It's also a devastatingly low figure compared to pretty much every other online music service.

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The world's most luxurious and exclusive camera manufacturer, Leica, finally has its first retail store in Australia. On the second floor of Sydney's Queen Victoria Building, the store was designed from the floor up by the company with the same care that goes into its very expensive cameras — and it shows.

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At long last Microsoft will make it possible to run Windows 10 on cheap low-powered PCs (like rinky-dink tablets) as well as on smartphones. For years, Microsoft has struggled to bring the full Windows experience to ultra-portable devices that run low-power chips that can't handle the beefy OS. Previous attempts were paltry at best. That's about to change — and it might be just the kick in the pants Windows portables need to get going.

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Hero of Time is a one hour arrangement based on Koji Kondo's score to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Officially licensed, and recorded by the 64-player Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, Hero of Time promises to "breathe new life" into the classic Ocarina of Time score - on vinyl!

Here's all the details of how you get your hands on a copy, and a special eight minute preview you can listen to right now.