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A RESIDENT of the seaside town devastated by bushfires has described how, trapped by flames, he defended his home as water bombs were dropped from above. The resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, found himself trapped in the fire-ravaged town of Tathra as flames “poured through” the area on Sunday, …

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Snapchat's UK ad revenue set to overtake Twitter's next year

Snapchat is so popular in Britain that its advertising revenue will overtake Twitter’s UK revenue in 2019, and revenue from consumer magazine and cinema advertising within two years. The seven-year old phone app is hugely popular with younger users, many of whom have flocked from older social media platforms such …

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Ford moves the dealership online

Ready. Shop. Go. That’s the name of Ford’s new online car store. The automaker hopes to encourage online shoppers to take a break from Amazon to look at cars. You’ll be able to buy a Ford online in the Midwest starting on Monday and the plan is to roll it …

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Pioneering Aussie HIV doctor dies

THE man who first diagnosed HIV in Australia and went on to become a world authority on the infectious disease has died suddenly after a short illness. Dr David Cooper was a young immunologist at the Dana Faber Cancer Centre in Boston in the 1980s when blood samples from New …

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