Online search ads are big business. Retailers have to work hard to compete for visibility in Google’s online searches as the company faces trouble in the European Union over its Shopping site.
Tom Nichols' book The Death of Expertise examines why the relationship between experts and citizens in a democracy is collapsing, and what can be done about it.
Google's AlphaGo victory over the human world champion shows how far things have come since DeepBlue.
In the 10 years since Google Street View launched, the platform has provided ample fodder for artists, who have used it to comment on surveillance, poverty and gentrification.
Imposing local content levies on Facebook and Google to help fund public interest journalism would take Australia towards a more European model of media regulation.
Social media is a huge channel for false information. News organisations need to wean themselves off it.
Yelp and Twitter can help us spot food poisoning outbreaks quickly. But a new study shows the data favor some communities over others.
Project Baseline opens up new opportunities in health care, both for the researchers working with big data and for consumers who want more sophisticated ways to track their health.
eBay still deems its Australian business to be a Swiss business and thereby avoids millions in income tax and GST.
Big cash infusions can give nonprofit journalism a much-needed boost. But the ailing news industry needs more consistent funding.
The search engine's founders saw this one coming 20 years ago. So how should they react now?
When we think about Google and health, we usually think about patients searching online for health information. But you may be surprised to hear that doctors Google you.
Who is your preferred source of health advice? Gwyneth Paltrow? Pete Evans? Dr Google is new and improved and beats these guys hands down.
It's not alternative facts we need to worry about, it's the fact that moguls still dominate the media, both old and new.
Every crystal ball has a shelf life, even the most prescient.
In the face of alienation and concentration of power by big corporations, local DIY organisations promote place-based organic internet solutions.
The iPhone mobile revolution put powerful computers in our pockets, but took away our rights to control them. Is that worth celebrating?
When a search query is loaded with implicit false assumptions, Google's results don't always promote the truth.
There's a huge divide in thinking between academia and international development on the role of the internet in economic growth.
More data isn't necessarily better unless it's properly collected, curated and analysed.