Tag: Australia

Uber submarine, scUber, and have your driver take you to the Great Barrier Reef

Of course Uber is launching a submarine service, because the name is just too good not to. The company announced Thursday what it touts as the world’s first ride-share submarine — aptly named scUber — where riders can explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef inside an underwater craft. But it may be tough to

Bizarre Three-eyed Snake Discovered in Australia

Referencing hit HBO show Game of Thrones the Parks and Wildlife post added: “The three-eyed snake warns The Dry is coming!” Game of Thrones features a mystical three-eyed raven, personified by a character called Bran Stark, whose house motto is “Winter Is Coming.” Unlike southern Australia, which freezes over Winter, Australia’s

Pakistan Vs Australia: We have a hell of a lot to do – Paine slams Aussie batting

Tim Paine delivered a damning assessment of Australia’s batting frailties and said they “weren’t up for it” after Pakistan wrapped up the series with a crushing victory in Abu Dhabi. Mohammad Abbas claimed his first 10-wicket Test haul by taking 5-62 in the second innings as he combined with Yasir

Finch named T20 captain as Australia unveil squad for Pakistan series

Aaron Finch will skipper Australia’s Twenty20 team after being handed the captaincy ahead of the country’s three-match series with Pakistan. Already set to make his Test debut against Pakistan in Dubai starting Sunday, Finch will lead the T20 side having previously captained the 20-over outfit prior to the 2016 World

Hazlewood, Marsh named Australia’s joint Test vice-captains

The Australian cricket board on Thursday named paceman Josh Hazlewood and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh joint vice-captains of the Australian Test team. Hazlewood and Marsh will support captain Tim Paine in the new role. The new leadership structure came in the wake of this year’s ball-tampering scandal. The two are a

Bolt has to showcase footy skills by Jan

Usain Bolt has a few more months to prove his soccer prowess in Australia. Central Coast Mariners coach Mike Mulvey said on Thursday (September 27) that he will wait until January before assessing the progress of eight-time Olympic gold medalist sprinter Bolt, who’s set to play in his next pre-season

U.S. players finding Australia’s W-League a valuable stop

Any number of motivational memes and messages tell you that there are no shortcuts to success. They nevertheless rarely specify anything about the 15-hour flights. Before she became a fixture in the back line for the United States women’s national team in recent months, a presumptive starter in next summer’s

Despite draw, Lindsey Horan and U.S. women hit high notes against Australia

For anyone without a rooting interest in one of the participants, there is only one takeaway from Sunday’s 1-1 draw between the United States and Australia. If this was a preview of a World Cup meeting to come, perhaps even a final in Lyon, then let’s fast- forward 11 months

Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt is in talks for a trial to play football in Australia, his agent says. The Jamaican former sprinter, 31, is negotiating a six-week stint with the Central Coast Mariners, a team in the country’s A-League competition. Club officials said “if all goes well”, Bolt could

Microsoft launches Dynamics 365 Business Central in Australia and New Zealand

Back in March, Microsoft announced Dynamics 365 Business Central, an all-in-one business management solution for managing finances, operations, sales and customer service. Microsoft has positioned it as an easy upgrade from entry-level accounting software and legacy ERP systems. Dynamics 365 Business Central integrates with other Microsoft cloud services including Office 365 and it

Australian airport begins passport-free biometric check-in trials

Qantas passengers who travel through Sydney Airport will be among the first groups of travelers to use facial recognition in automated check-ins, bag drop, lounge access and plane boarding. The system will ultimately allow officials to process travelers quicker. Early trials which provide a glimpse into a seamless, passport-free future are currently