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 Monday, 21-February-2005  23:10:40 (GMT +10) - by aftahours

THE SHA-1 algorithm, a method of encryption that has been in common use for the last nine years, has been broken, it's claimed. More info on Slashdot.

From Yahoo: A new study has found that daily consumption of coffee could cut the risk of liver cancer. A separate study has also found that decaffeinated coffee can reduce the risk of contracting colorectal cancer.

Telstra will pay back $6.5 million to wholesale customers affected by its broadband pricing in an agreement with the ACCC. Full story on Whirlpool.

Anandtech has posted a guide to taking better night photography.

An apparent chemical leak at Melbourne Airport has caused 45 people to be hospitalized today. More details on Age.

I spotted this amusing article on wired.com about flirting with workmates via e-mail and IM services.

Australians are one of the top offenders for downloading pirated TV episodes, episodes that have been aired overseas and not in Australia yet. Discussion in our forums here.

Something I have always been facinated with is autistic people. This article talks about Daniel Tammet, but unlike other savants, who can perform similar feats, Tammet can describe how he does it. He speaks seven languages and is even devising his own language. Now scientists are asking whether his exceptional abilities are the key to unlock the secrets of autism.

Paris Hilton's phone has been hacked, leaking hundreds of her address book contacts onto the Internet. Discussion in our forums here.

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