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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 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Ben Grubb An Australian breast surgeon who sued Google over an auto-complete search suggestion has withdrawn his case.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.
Ben Grubb The federal government has been accused of sneaking mandatory internet filtering through the back door after it inadvertently blocked 1200 websites using a little-known law.
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Ben Grubb The Samsung Galaxy S4 is packed with innovative features, but are they just gimmicks? Ben Grubb finds out.
Ben Grubb Could Google searches reveal 'early warning' signs of sharemarket moves? Some think so.
Ben Grubb Algorithms are dictating much of what we are shown on the internet - but is this a good thing? Ben Grubb delves into the secret world to find out.
Ben Grubb Imagine for a moment an Airbus A380 aircraft configured with the ''perfect'' auto-landing algorithm. Every time the plane lands, it hits the same spot on a tarmac.