New iPad? Tech firms have abandoned radical innovation for mediocrity

9:35PM | Wednesday, 23 September 2015 | Paul Levy

The dust has now settled on the latest product launch from Apple and we now have new iPads, iPhones and more. But how new are they really?


Want your kids to learn another language? Teach them code

9:06PM | Tuesday, 22 September 2015 | Steve Goschnick

Teaching code will be fundamental to creating a more innovative and agile nation.

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Apple App Store hacked for first time

9:36AM | Tuesday, 22 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

Hackers have carried out a major attack on Apple’s App Store for the first time.

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Kickstarter not just in it for the money

9:25AM | Tuesday, 22 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

While most startups set their sights on large investment rounds or ambitious public listings, Kickstarter has decided to do things a bit differently.

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We built a robot butler (but don’t throw out the ironing board just yet)

9:50PM | Tuesday, 15 September 2015 | Gerardo Aragon Camarasa

My colleagues and I have attempted to make the dream of a domestic robot real by developing a machine capable of understanding and manipulating clothes.

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Your face is part of Australia’s ‘national security weapon’: should you be concerned?

9:33PM | Tuesday, 15 September 2015 | Adam Molnar

Australian government plans to increase the use of facial recognition in its counter-terrorism strategy raise concerns about privacy.

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The age of drones has arrived quicker than the laws that govern them

9:49PM | Monday, 14 September 2015 | Gbenga Oduntan

Just because you may not have seen a drone overhead doesn’t mean it hasn’t seen you.

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Apple provides a technology "spritz" keeping their products fresh but familiar

9:13PM | Friday, 11 September 2015 |  David Glance

Apple’s latest product announcements came as little surprise as most of the announcements had been leaked prior to the event.

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Apple News could change the news business - will readers win?

9:04PM | Friday, 11 September 2015 |  Axel Bruns

If successful, Apple News could give already challenged publishers another reason to worry.

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Security blunder: US airport luggage master key 3D printed from photo

9:35AM | Friday, 11 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

Posting photos of important keys has been a big no-no in the security industry and the American Transport Security Administration department just found out why.

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Spotlight on Aussie startups at Apple’s product launch

9:46PM | Thursday, 10 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

Two Australian-made apps took centre stage at Apple’s new product launch conference this morning.

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The web has become a hall of mirrors, filled only with reflections of our data

9:14PM | Thursday, 10 September 2015 | mc schraefel

The “digital assistant” is proliferating, able to combine intelligent natural language processing, voice-operated control over a smartphone’s functions and access to web services.

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Organic 'computers' made of DNA could process data inside our bodies

9:06PM | Thursday, 10 September 2015 | Marta Kwiatkowska

We invariably imagine electronic devices to be made from silicon chips, but among the alternatives to silicon are organic mediums such as DNA.

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Everything you need to know about today's Apple announcements

9:00PM | Thursday, 10 September 2015 | Broede Carmody

Apple has unveiled the most powerful iPhone to date at the tech giant’s conference in San Francisco this morning.

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Apple proud of some touching gestures in new iPhones

9:47AM | Thursday, 10 September 2015 | Kye White

Apple has introduced its new generation of iPhones overnight, which includes a new way to access features and interact with content that the company calls 3D Touch

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The NBN: why it's slow, expensive and obsolete

9:08PM | Wednesday, 9 September 2015 | Rod Tucker

With the release in August of the 2016 NBN corporate plan it is clear that the Coalition’s broadband network will not provide adequate bandwidth, and will be neither inexpensive to consumers nor quick to roll out.

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Apple allows ad-blocking on iPhones

9:18AM | Wednesday, 9 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

In very exciting news for most people, but troubling for many companies, the soon to be released iOS 9 will allow content blocking extensions.

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How does the Lexus hoverboard actually work? A scientist explains

9:31PM | Tuesday, 8 September 2015 | Tan Sharma

Lexus recently announced it had fulfilled the dreams of Back to the Future Part II fans everywhere by building a working hoverboard.

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Smart crowd: Apple hiring AI specialists

9:21AM | Tuesday, 8 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

Apple is increasingly turning its attention to artificial intelligence as it looks to compete with Google in the predicting what users want before they even ask.

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Reef protector: QUT develops starfish-killing robot

9:43PM | Friday, 4 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

An underwater robot will soon be deployed to save the Great Barrier Reef by hunting down an invasive starfish species and injecting it with poison.

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