Rose Powell 12:20 PM Google slurps up data on most internet users. Now they're facing court to defend their privacy policies.
10:06 AM A US patent has been made public that bolsters rumours that Apple has designs on a smartwatch.
7:44 AM Earnings more than double as new episodes from hit series help Netflix surpass 50 million subscribers worldwide.
Michael Koziol More than one million people died within its walls, but that didn't stop "Princess Breanna" from tweeting a smiling selfie at the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Anna Fifield Yahoo Japan is helping people get ready for the inevitable, offering "Yahoo Ending," a service that, among other things, allows Japanese people to send emails to loved ones from beyond the grave.
Mahesh Sharma Society is showcasing its best and worst side via apps which anonymously broadcast thoughts to a group of strangers.
Apple has provided no concrete and immediate solutions to tackle the problem of adults and children racking up credit card bills by making "in-app" purchases on tablets and mobile phones, the European Commission has said.
After the news leaked late last week, Amazon has officially launched a $US9.99-per-month subscription service that lets customers read as much as they choose from its library of more than 600,000 digital books.
Matthew Raggatt Canberra is now home to a fingerprint-reading, eye-scanning teller after the first bitcoin ATM opened on Saturday.
Samantha Murphy Kelly Facebook Mentions, which some celebrities have already been secretly using, lets famous folk find and interact with people talking about them more easily.
Mahesh Sharma Illegal downloaders could soon sow the seeds of their own destruction. A new tamper-proof digital watermark that has been developed in Australia is promising to capture information about people who have downloaded and distributed copyright-protected material.
Drugmaker signs deal with Google to develop contact lenses that can restore the eye's ability to focus.
Anne Flaherty US plan to automatically give loved ones access to a deceased person's digital accounts.
Japanese police have arrested 42-year old artist Megumi Igarashi, who used a 3D scan of her vagina to make a kayak and distributed the data to fans who had funded the project online.
Lucy Cormack A father grieving the death of his newborn baby has turned to Reddit in search of someone to photoshop her image.
Henry Cooke A glimpse into the factory where most of the world's screens are made.
Drew Turney In an age in which uninterrupted access to the sum total of human knowledge now seems a given, we're in paradoxical danger of losing a lot of recent history, writes Drew Turney.
Apple will allow its Australian customers to trade-in their iPhones and iPads for credit towards new models.
Adam Turner A government study is exploring how the 000 service can take advantage of telecommunications advances and respond to changing community expectations.