Former deputy premier John Barilaro settles defamation lawsuit with Youtuber Jordan Shanks

A defamation lawsuit between former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro and Youtube comedian Jordan Shanks has reached a settlement. Barilaro sued Shanks, also known by his online moniker friendlyjordies, in May. Shanks was accused of defaming Barilaro in two of his political comedy videos. Shanks referred to Barilaro as “greasy Ned Kelly” and “a conman…

Microsoft’s Mesh for Teams Makes Virtual Meetings More Immersive

Microsoft is entering the metaverse following an announcement at the company’s Ignite conference this week. It was announced that the mixed reality platform Mesh would be integrated into Teams in 2022. The change is set to enhance the remote collaboration experience. The announcement comes after Meta (formerly known as Facebook Inc) revealed they would be…

“Confidence Shattered” Over Leaked Text Between Morrison and Macron

A leaked text message between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and French President Emmanuel Macron has incensed already rising tensions between the two nations this week. Australia and France have experienced a relationship breakdown since September after the Prime Minister backed out of their submarine deal on short notice. On Tuesday the Australian media got its…