Passwords are an integral part of our daily IT life – and a major source of vulnerabilities. What are the problems and risks, and how can we reduce them?
The Internet provides us with many services thanks to sites hosted by servers. These may be the victims of denial-of-service attacks that paralyze the entire server.
Social media platforms can identify children who are most interested in or vulnerable to junk food and its advertising.
After the hashtag #MeTooInChina was blocked by Chinese authorities in mid-January, social media users made creative use of nicknames and emojis to evade censorship and highlight harassment.
Rebecca Watts, Rupi Kaur, Kate Tempest – the world of poetry is up in arms again. Here's why.
Eating laundry detergent capsules online is not the fault of the younger generation. In modern society, attention is power.
Winnie the Pooh understood the importance of allowing your mind to wander – and the science agrees. It's time we all found the time to daydream.
The digital economy has created millions of jobs that involve intense competition, unregulated working conditions and extremely low rates of pay.
Many people in rural America don't have access to fast, affordable internet access. How might those communities connect to the global exchange of goods, services and ideas?
If access to information online becomes more difficult, then it will be the communities on the fringes that lose out.
China's most popular social media app WeChat is on the rise in Australia thanks to demand from Chinese students and tourists. Here's what you need to know if you plan to use it.
The government’s latest Copyright Amendment Bill is a step in the right direction, but it doesn't do enough to foster innovation.
Touchscreen technologies have made it easy for children as young as four to go online. Here are some things to teach them about how to be safe on the internet.
Crowdfunding has seen booming growth for several years. A study of Ulule, Europe’s leading crowdfunding platform, shows that reciprocal gift can be a path to success.
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 printing press, like the internet, has been revolutionary. But technology alone is not enough – access to to it must be open to ensure its benefits are felt.
5G will provide convenient broadband access for some internet users. But as demand grows for ultra-high-definition video streaming, the NBN will remain the network of choice for most customers
The NBN has to be equitable to be a truly nation-building platform. As long as it is failing some, it is failing us all in Australia.
Complaints about the NBN are growing quickly, but there's limited options for recourse under Australian consumer law.
One way to cut your household bills could be to deal with just one company for all your utility needs. With today's technology, it's an idea that's not so far fetched as it sounds.