Thanks to a burgeoning procrastination economy, developers are creating content that can be consumed in short spurts. What does it mean for productivity?
Fitness apps which allow millions of users to virtually compete with each other can provide inspiration however, they may also be putting users in danger.
Sharing data about users' HIV statuses is bad enough. But why collect it in the first place?
Co-ownership of real estate through digital platforms can be a risky and potentially costly business.
Technology is changing how plant diseases are recognised and dealt with by small scale farmers in Africa.
The digital economy has created millions of jobs that involve intense competition, unregulated working conditions and extremely low rates of pay.
Does big data threaten how humans explore the natural world? We need to protect our impulses to observe, compare, play, discover and love, no matter what technological capabilities are available.
Apps which encourage children to develop language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills through play are excellent gifts this Christmas.
Open banking will see customers use their data in a whole range of ways, including seeing how they are faring financially against people in similar situations.
Some people worry that calendar, list and note apps can make your memory worse, but new evidence shows they're helpful for people with brain injuries.
The iPhone changed the game not because of the technical details of the device, but rather as a result of its creators' imagination and courage.
It's not safe out there for an app.
There are plenty of apps that people with autism can use for learning, play and communication. Not all are designed with autism in mind, so what can we learn from any online user feedback?
The internet has been the bogeyman of democracy over the last 12 months. It's time to harness its power and redress the balance.
When smartphone apps get permission to access your location or other activity, they often share that data with other companies that can compile digital profiles on users.
Name almost any app. Your data is probably being tracked.
While Apple Pay may have won the battle against some of Australia’s banks, it may lose the war against the providers of digital wallets, such as Tencent and Alibaba.
Accuracy is a big problem when people self-report what they eat. A new online tool could help researchers and clinicians overcome this hurdle.
Many brain training programs are based on the principles of neuroplasticity. But a new study shows that less than 40% are backed by proof of efficacy.
New technology claims to offer an effective alternative to hormonal contraception.