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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 NBN Co executive chairman Ziggy Switkowski has refused to hand over an unredacted version of the NBN strategic review, citing ministerial advice.
Ben Grubb Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a device that can render digital 3D content physically and which could change the way we interact with PCs.
Ben Grubb A proposal to use drones to deliver textbooks, soft drinks and fast food has been shot down by academics and industry.
David Wroe, Ben Grubb Australians' email and instant messaging contact lists are being hoovered up by the nation's electronic intelligence agency under a massive surveillance partnership with the US, top secret documents...
Ben Grubb By now it should be apparent that if you use the internet your activities are being monitored and stored by one of the intelligence agencies in the "Five Eyes" nations, of which Australia is a member.
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.