A lot of tech companies are betting on augmented reality.
Apple's iPhone X is here, which means its push into augmented reality begins in earnest.
It hasn't been a good round of earnings for Silicon Valley's big names.
If Facebook already knows how you feel from reading what you post, soon it will know from reading the expressions on your face.
When is it okay for the government to keep a secret?
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What's the best way for spy agencies to protect the public: secretly exploit software flaws to gather intelligence, or warn the world and avert malicious cyberattacks?
The “WannaCrypt” malware has disrupted vital infrastructure in countries around the world.
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"It is time for a digital Geneva Convention to protect the internet."
Facebook still needs humans after all.
Facebook wants to stop violent videos appearing in its feeds, but we must ensure human moderators don't suffer.
When technology evolves, it affects not only your financial position but also your ability to exercise other choices.
Microsoft Kinect's cheap sensors could create low-cost 3D computer models of crime scenes.
The feds say they can secretly read all your email.
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We don't expect our own government to hack our email – but it's happening, in secret, and if current court cases go badly, we may never know how often.
Google employees may be getting a free lunch, but not its customers.
Unlike their counterparts in Europe, U.S. antitrust regulators and courts have tended to view 'free' products as outside their purview for enforcement.
LinkedIn: now owned by Microsoft.
With LinkedIn showing little evidence of growth, Microsoft's reasons for its US$26 billion spend on the company are explored.
Microsoft has purchased LinkedIn for $US26 billion.
Microsoft's strategy for LinkedIn is likely to follow the path of Yammer.
Believe it or not but ‘123456’ and ‘password’ are still used by people today as passwords.
Tech giant Microsoft wants to rid the world of "dumb" passwords to improve online security. But maybe it's the password itself we should dump.
Tech companies play a growing civic role in how we operate as a society. We need to be sure we're happy with that.
Opening the artificial mind to public review and improvement.
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The world's largest technology companies are making public the programming and hardware designs at the center of their businesses.
Technology can be used to abuse or harass women, but it can help them too.
There are many recent cases of women being abused or harassed online. But technology can also play a role in preventing violence against women.
An out of date operating system can let the hackers in to your computer network.
Microsoft warned back in 2014 that anyone continuing to use Windows XP, once it ended support, would be vulnerable to attack. So why are some organisations still using the old operating system?
Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan and Treasurer Scott Morrison have their sights set on multinational tax avoidance.
The tax law established pre-internet is failing to keep up with the digital economy.
The dreaded blue screen of death has become so ubiquitous it’s now fodder for comedy.
What is it about modern digital technology that inspires suspicion rather than trust?
The EU is thought to be losing one trillion Euros from tax avoidance, evasion and arrears. But the latest tax reform is unlikely to fix that.