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Ben Grubb is the deputy technology editor of smh.com.au, theage.com.au, brisbanetimes.com.au and watoday.com.au
Ben Grubb Scanning veins in the human hand could become the biometric measure of choice for authentication when we pay for things or want to unlock devices, an Australian professor says.
Ben Grubb GE Money is recommending customers change their passwords in the wake of the Heartbleed security bug, which appears to have made vulnerable a number of GE's Australian websites.
Ben Grubb Ever since encryption flaw "Heatbleed" was made public on the morning of April 7 in the US there has been various questions about who knew what and when.
Ben Grubb What is the Heartbleed security flaw, how does it affect you and what can you do to avoid it?
Ben Grubb Notice your mobile phone coverage on the train ride in to work on Thursday morning was a little better?
Ben Grubb The price of apps on Apple's App Store will rise by up to 30 per cent in Australia.
Ben Grubb Apple is set to increase the retail price of apps in the Australian App Store.
Ben Grubb Samsung has fired the latest shot in the battle for gadget supremacy.
Ben Grubb The default Windows XP wallpaper containing rolling green hills, blue sky and fluffy white clouds may be more recognisable than the Mona Lisa, but it earned its photographer a pittance.
Ben Grubb What do these robots mean for our safety, security, privacy - and the remote delivery of pizza? Ben Grubb takes a bird's-eye view.
Ben Grubb, James W. Manning Optus, Virgin Mobile and Amaysim prepaid customers were impacted by a four-hour long nationwide outage affecting voice and data on Thursday night.
Ben Grubb The competition and consumer watchdog says it will crack down on websites that mislead consumers when comparing services such as flights, credit cards, energy and insurance.
Ben Grubb A hoverboard video that went viral online has been revealed as a stung by comedy website Funny or Die.
Ben Grubb Matt McClelland was documenting bushwalks and bushfires in Australia long before Google with his own 360-degree camera rig.
Ben Grubb An Australian and Israeli pair are taking on Google with augmented reality glasses they say is the computer of the future.
Ben Grubb One day in the not too distant future, self-driving share cars will be ferrying commuters around our streets if Australian researchers succeed in their quest to better understand our driving quirks.
Ben Grubb Google has brought its all-seeing eyes to Australia mounted on a backpack contraption called ''Trekker'', and plans to collect imagery of places only accessible by foot to incorporate into Street...
Ben Grubb Australian consumers are being gouged by telcos for sending text messages on their mobiles, says a consumer group that has asked the competition regulator to take action.
Ben Grubb WhatsApp, the mobile messaging app acquired over a plate of chocolate strawberries was founded by two former Yahoo engineers with a love of ultimate frisbee.
Ben Grubb The Australian teenager who unveils Apple products on his website before the tech giant does may have been conned with his latest leak.