The Australian market closed lower for a second straight session on Thursday, dragged down by a sharp sell off in tech stocks. In tech news, cloud-based call recording software Dubber plunged 6% today despite announcing a new partnership agreement with one of the world?s leading providers of global communications services, BT. A spotlight on Close The Loop as the sustainability solutions provider skyrocketed 50% on its ASX debut today. HBO spent US$30m to script, cast, and even film an episode of a Game of Thrones prequel that was then scrapped and will never be completed or hit TV screens.