Aug 11, 2016

Australia census to go back online after cyberattack

Australia’s prime minister says his country’s first attempt to conduct a census online will resume two days after it shut down due to system failures that left it vulnerable to cyberattack. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday blamed failures of the Australian Bureau of ...

Australia shuts down online census over cyberattacks

Aug 10, 2016

Australia shuts down online census over cyberattacks

Australia’s first attempt to conduct a census online was in disarray after cyberattacks and a hardware failure led to the website being shut down, officials said Wednesday. The Australian Bureau of Statistics shut down the site to protect data on Tuesday night shortly after ...

Australia claims women's rugby sevens crown over New Zealand

Aug 9, 2016

Australia claims women's rugby sevens crown over New Zealand

The first Olympic rugby gold medal in 92 years has gone to a group of Australian women that includes a mechanic, an elite former sprinter and a 21-year-old newcomer who has traveled around Rio de Janeiro carrying an inflatable kangaroo. Australia absorbed an expected ...

MH370 plunged into ocean at high speed: report

Aug 9, 2016

MH370 plunged into ocean at high speed: report

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plunged into the ocean at high speed — up to 20,000 feet a minute — reinforcing analysis that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crashed in the current search zone, a report said Tuesday. The Boeing 777 disappeared on March 8, ...

Aug 4, 2016

Australia boosts climate science research in U-turn

Australia made an abrupt climate change U-turn on Thursday, with the issue set to again become a key focus of the national science agency just months after it saw hundreds of jobs cut in a heavily criticized move. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull — a ...