Government agencies are turning to social media as a new way to engage with their constituencies. Practitioners in the trenches are excited about the possibilities – while some academics are less so.
Does Google's plan for a high-speed wireless internet connection mean the current cable roll-out for the NBN will soon be obsolete?
We now have access to an Internet containing a vast store of information much bigger than any individual brain can carry - and that's not always a good thing.
Many of us are becoming addicted to social media, and it's having a negative impact on our lives. Here are some tips to help you take back control.
The 'right to be forgotten' won't always help when someone posts something harmful about you – but there are other options.
Addicted to the internet? Perhaps not ...
Internet providers increasingly allow services to subsidize the cost of delivering their content to users. That may seem like a win for consumers, but game theory suggests otherwise.
Many Australians already browse the web or send emails and messages to friends while watching television. Now Netflix wants to do what others have failed to do: combine both experiences in one app.
Glamour labor is a phenomenon of the digital age, which is radically changing the way we think about work, success and privacy.
The debate about the right to be forgotten might be characterised as a showdown: privacy and compassion versus information and freedom. But its solution need not be that simplistic.
The Democrats' policy platforms address the fundamental issue of Internet haves and have-nots in the U.S. But research suggests just hooking people up to broadband won't solve the problem.
Australia's connection to the internet continues to grow but there are still 1.3 million households not online.
The openness of the Internet gives an advantage to attackers – but what constitutes an act of war in the electronic world?
How fast is the NBN in its current form? Is it really that much faster than ADSL? And, crucially, how long will it take to download an episode of Parks and Recreation? You'll find the answers here.
Online publishers are losing millions in lost earnings to ad blockers. But they are here to stay. So how can advertising change to reach its audience?
Mapping Web usage shows a new picture of the Internet, one without its core in the West, but rather a mosaic of online regional cultures that mirror offline regional cultural identities.
The rise on live streaming of television programs is breaking down the protected geographical barriers on what you can watch, and the regional broadcasters are not happy.
Internet addiction has the same symptoms as any substance abuse disorder. Trying to stop its use can lead to moodiness or even depression.
Internet connections could one day come from solar-powered planes that fly for months or even longer at a time.
A third of families living below poverty level access the Internet only through their phones. And young people from these families get access to few learning opportunities.