Friday's Biggest Stories

Every evening, we wrap up the day's biggest stories in one place for you to easily check out. If you've been off the grid all day, jump in here and catch up on current events.

Dick Smith's HUGE 80%-Off Sale Kicks Off This Weekend Dick Smith is throwing a huge clearance sale this weekend across all hardware categories.

NBN's Aging Copper Network Will Cost $641 Million To Fix The NBN just keeps getting more and more expensive. It’s nothing new.

Gizmodo Movie Night: The Best Hacking And Computer Movies And TV Shows This week: boot up your PC and connect through seven different proxies — these are the best computer and hacking TV shows and movies streaming online right now.

Virgin Galactic Announces New 'Cosmic Girl' Mothership That Could Help It Compete With SpaceX Virgin Galactic have shown off a 747-400 aeroplane that could launch rocket payloads from the air straight into orbit.

How A Simple Wikipedia Edit Got A Guy Backstage Gig Passes in Melbourne In the 21st century, you don’t need a record label connection or sexual favour to get backstage. All you need to know is how to edit a Wikipedia page.

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