Without data centres the world stops. We explored the inner Sydney suburb of Alexandria to learn more about these critical infrastructures.
Online porn is big business and has plenty of adults viewing the content. But young children can also be exposed to porn, and much of that comes from accidental or unwanted exposure.
Messages on social media reportedly fuelled the burning of Buddhist temples in Indonesia last month. Laws against hate speech are widely ignored and weakly policed.
As governments look to new ways to step up surveillance, hackers find new ways to subvert it. Is there a way to end this cat and mouse game, described as a crypto-war?
Internet fraud – or ‘yahoo-yahoo’ – has become a way of life for some young Nigerian con-artists.
The U.S. State Department and the United Nations are spending big bucks to support the internet as a boon for democracy. But new research shows just providing access isn't enough.
Relying on foreign-hosted websites makes Africa's internet slower and more expensive. It's time for a change.
When reality fails to match fantasy, relationships can suffer.
Whether it's Hillary Clinton's courting the UFO vote or Donald Trump's lending credibility to various conspiracy theories, the "triumph of reason" seems to have gone by the wayside.
Fibbers beware: experts have developed a new digital lie detector.
3D printing is opening doors to amazing opportunities and benefits – as well as some undeniable dangers. Patience and caution about regulating it will yield more innovation.
Not all internet traffic is the same. Despite the recent legal win for network neutrality, many questions remain.
The world wide web today is more useful and accessible to more people than it ever has been. So why do some early pioneers of the web think it has been ruined?
It is not too late to change the current direction of Australia's NBN from one that just meets today's demands, to one that we need for the future.
New research shows how we can track and even anticipate terrorists' movements using social media.
A shocking incident has raised concerns about the tone of political debate in the UK and especially the role of the internet.
If you like binge-watching Netflix, streaming audio or online gaming, then you should be celebrating this week. And if your business depends on reaching a wide audience online, you should join in.
Porn is probably not the most important cause of sexual harms for young people.
If Australia needs to build a broadband infrastructure that would lift its global rankings, would Labor's NBN plan help do that?
Now the ALP has released its much-anticipated National Broadband Network policy, it gives voters a chance to see how the Coalition and the Opposition's plans compare.