Google accused of “rigging” results by Indian watchdog

9:34AM | Tuesday, 1 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

Google faces allegations that it is “rigging” search results in India, with 30 rival companies submitting reports on its practices to an inquiry.


From science fiction to reality: the dawn of the biofabricator

8:10PM | Monday, 31 August 2015 |  Gordon Wallace

Science is catching up to science fiction and we are witnessing a reshaping of the clinical landscape wrought by the tools of technology.

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What human emotions do we really want of artificial intelligence?

8:07PM | Monday, 31 August 2015 | David Lovell

Forget the Turing and Lovelace tests on artificial intelligence: I want to see a robot pass the Frampton Test.

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Tidal accuses Apple of draconian Drake blackout

8:47AM | Monday, 31 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Online music streaming service Tidal has blamed Apple for shutting down its feed of a music festival over the weekend.

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The robots are coming for your job! Why digital literacy is so important for the jobs of the future

8:14PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 |  Stewart Riddle

In a report released this week, the Foundation for Young Australians claims that up to 70% of young people are preparing for jobs that will no longer exist in the future.

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Like-minded world: Facebook clocks up a billion users in one day

8:37AM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Kye White

“On Monday, 1 in 7 people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends and family,” Zuckerberg says.

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Facebook’s M ready to help out

8:21AM | Thursday, 27 August 2015 | Kye White

Facebook has launched M, a virtual assistant found in its messenger app, that will help users complete tasks, like making bookings, finding gifts or completing purchases.

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Just how big has eSports become?

8:20PM | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Dmitri Williams

Which sport saw its major surge begin a mere 10 years ago, and whose global revenue has already surpassed the revenue of the entire music industry by $20 million?

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Social media defamation on the rise: how to not get caught up in a costly legal battle

8:57PM | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Broede Carmody

Social media is fuelling a significant increase in defamation cases, according to Australia’s largest plaintiff law firm.

 | Social media

Galaxy Note 5 design flaw is a case of write and wrong

8:40AM | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Users have discovered an apparent design flaw in the new Galaxy Note 5 that could lead to permanent damage to the phone from a rather simple mistake.

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Game on: Google launches YouTube Twitch competitor

8:20AM | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Nearly a year ago to the day after failing to buy gamer platform Twitch, YouTube will be launching its own stand-alone video site focusing on the live-streaming of games.

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Windows 95 turns 20 – and new ways of interacting show up desktop's age

8:04PM | Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Jonathan Roberts,

The arrival of Microsoft Windows 95 on August 24 1995 brought about a desktop PC boom.

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Blocked: China roads not paved with gold for Uber

8:37AM | Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Uber’s plan to dominate the Chinese market has hit a speed bump after the ride-sharing company was blocked by the country’s biggest messaging app.

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Bitcoin's marketing problem

8:09PM | Monday, 24 August 2015 | David Glance

Bitcoin has been declared the “end of money as we know it”, or it would be, if everyone knew what it was.

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Technolog: Chasing illegal movie downloaders proves an unprofitable exercise

8:17PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 | David Glance

It has been a bad week for companies wanting to build businesses around making money from illegal movie downloaders.

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What if the Ashley Madison hack was an inside job?

8:41PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 | Robert Merkel

The motivation for publishing highly personal data collected by dating site Ashley Madison appears to be ideological rather than financial.

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Privacy concerns: Spotify to specify a lot a more about its users

8:14AM | Friday, 21 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Spotify will soon be collecting a whole lot more information about its users and sharing it with advertising partners.

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I WANT MY iPAD! Are our kids getting addicted to technology?

8:16PM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 | Joanne Orlando

Are toddlers really becoming addicted to technology? There’s certainly a lot of media hype to suggest that they are.

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‘One million Aussies’: Cheater website Ashley Madison user details revealed

8:37AM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Hackers have followed through with threats to release sensitive customer information from online cheating site Ashley Madison and it’s claimed there are one million Australians involved.

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Grim picture: Snapchat is losing a lot of money, leaked documents show

8:19AM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Leaked documents show picture messaging app Snapchat is still trying to figure out how to monetise its 100 million mostly young users.

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