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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 Australia may soon be the first country in the world to see commercial courier deliveries by drone, if a launch by a textbook rental service and an Australian tech start-up goes according to plan.
Ben Grubb Prominent Australian right-to-die campaigner Philip Nitschke says the shutdown of black market website Silk Road will have a devastating impact on people who use it to obtain euthanasia drugs.
Freelancer.com founder Matt Barrie rejects $430 million buy-out to list on Australian stock exchange
Ben Grubb Freelancer.com's Matt Barrie has turned down numerous acquisition offers worth hundreds of millions of dollars and instead opted to list his company on the Australian stock exchange.
Ben Grubb Matt Barrie unlikely to agree to miltimillion-dollar acquisition offers, instead favouring a stock market listing.
Ben Grubb Two Australians who won money to go to the US to meet technology investors have been criticised for their latest risque smartphone app idea.
Ben Grubb The Liberal Party has been accused of conducting a "massive data harvesting operation" which collects highly personal information about people and their friends using Facebook.
Ben Grubb Can't get a ticket to a game or concert? Ticket scalpers using bot technology or buying syndicates may have beaten you to it, reports Ben Grubb.
Ben Grubb Telstra may compensate internet customers affected by a widespread, week-long glitch that caused websites such as Instagram and Facebook to load slowly, time out or not load at all.
Ben Grubb Telstra says it is aware of a widespread issue on its network affecting access to sites including Facebook and Instagram.
Ben Grubb An Aussie is involved in an out-of-this world project that will give ordinary people access to satellite tech.
Ben Grubb Tech giant Microsoft has a leadership and cultural problem that is preventing it from being as innovative as Apple and Google, says Robert Scoble.
Ben Grubb Interacting with a computer by moving your hands around like Tom Cruise did in the movie Minority Report is a step closer to reality thanks to a new and very affordable motion controller.
Ben Grubb With the ability to track your hand movements, will this device spell the end of the computer mouse as we know it?
Ben Grubb Australians should be able to buy technological goods and services from overseas websites when they are cheaper than those sold in Australia, a parliamentary inquiry has recommended.
Ben Grubb Despite what Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says, Malcolm Turnbull is not the man who "virtually invented the internet in this country". Even if it was a joke, it's a bad one and it's wrong.
Ben Grubb Controversial scheme would have required Australians' internet and telephone activities to be stored for up to two years.
Ben Grubb An Australian breast surgeon who sued Google over an auto-complete search suggestion has withdrawn his case.
Ben Grubb Australia's corporate watchdog has admitted to inadvertently blocking access to about 250,000 innocuous websites in addition to the 1200 it had already accidentally censored.
Ben Grubb Microsoft chairman Bill Gates says that if governments want to tax Microsoft and other tech giants more they should just legislate for it to occur.
Ben Grubb An online community of amateur satellite sleuths are gathering intelligence about North Korea by comparing historical differences in satellite imagery.