Will YouTube's new ad rules close down niche vlogs?
Today's communications platforms and the algorithms that power them have led to a radical change in how public discourse is conducted and public opinion formed.
Google's proposals for a high-tech development on Toronto's lakefront is a radical departure from the principles that have guided city planning in Canada for decades.
For too long, social media companies – with their scale and reach – have assisted revenge porn perpetrators. At last, the law is catching up.
Acquiring companies that don't complement the main business went out of fashion more than a decade ago.
Chips from the biggest chipmakers – Intel, AMD and ARM – all contain serious security flaws.
Data ethics should pay much more attention to the social value of research
Social media companies arose from libertarian, free-market origins but must embrace social benefits and democracy to survive.
Social media sites should face tougher laws, but education is also key to tackling online abuse.
Google's artificial intelligence has been taught to look for planets around other stars. It's already making new discoveries that scientists have missed.
DeepMind's machine learning collaboration with another NHS trust (this time, it's applying the tech to breast cancer) kicks up more questions of trust.
The ACCC’s inquiry into digital platforms should make it easier for users to identify advertising on Google.
Top-end companies are investing in design features to make their offices more appealing to staff. But many workers are looking for more than just funky design from their workplaces.
Toronto has entered a joint venture with a Google sister company to create a high-tech urban development area. The goal is to 're-imagine cities from the internet up' – Google's internet, of course.
Should you be worried that tech giants are making huge investments in cultural content?
Time to chuck out the phrase books?
In a fight for the global flow of information, social media firms must be regulated. Their billions of dollars in revenue put their financial interests in conflict with truth and democracy.
The new AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence took just days to learn to play Go from scratch, with no human intervention. It even learned strategies never seen before in human play.
There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.
Racism thrives online because of a clash between the commercial goals and ethical responsibilities of social media companies. But Australia can take legal and civil actions right now to address this.