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  • Australia crashes out of (robot) soccer world cup

    While Australia’s flesh and blood soccer team retains a slim hope of reaching the final of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, that dream is sadly over for their robotic counterparts that competed in Montreal this week.

  • ACMA warns against World Cup spammers

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is urging caution following the reporting of a number of spam-fuelled scam attempts linked to the World Cup.

  • Twitter prepares for World Cup mania

    Twitter is the newest company to contract World Cup fever, launching a new site specifically to cater to the event that expected to cause mass insomnia the world over.

  • Optus to stream World Cup for free

    Optus is to stream 2010 FIFA World Cup matches live to customers 3G mobile for free. The service, which will available from 11 June to 11 July 2010, will also offer 500 FIFA archived video on demand clips, FIFA wallpapers, screensavers and ringtones, match scores, news, statistics and highlight clips and 200 hours of World Cup action and footage.