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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 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.
Ben Grubb Australia continues to fall in technology-ready global rankings because it is too risk-averse and conservative with IT spending.
Ben Grubb Apple's Australian stores will now fix faulty iPhones, iPads and Macs under warranty if they were purchased in the past two years - but don't expect the company's staff to tell you about it.
Ben Grubb Sugata Mitra's 'hole-in-the-wall' computer in an Indian slum could spur an education revolution.
Ben Grubb Sending an email to the wrong person or group can be embarrassing. Fortunately, there are ways you can prevent such disasters.
Ben Grubb Lawyers launching a class action over claims Vodafone did not offer a reliable mobile phone network will seek ''tens of millions'' of dollars on behalf of thousands of customers.
Ben Grubb Sasha Ivantsoff, the partner leading the action for Piper Alderman, explains how to register in the class action against Vodafone.
Ben Grubb Lawyers launching a class action over claims Vodafone did not offer a reliable mobile phone network will seek "tens of millions" of dollars on behalf of thousands of customers.
Ben Grubb Occupy Melbourne's official Wikipedia page was edited twice by a person using a City of Melbourne computer to remove contentious words in the lead-up to the re-election of Liberal lord mayor Robert...
Ben Grubb GOOGLE believes working at home, or teleworking, is not the best environment for ideas to flourish.
Ben Grubb The federal government has no hope of getting tech companies to bring down the cost of many goods and services with its IT pricing inquiry if comments by Adobe's CEO are anything to go by.
Ben Grubb It's cheaper to fly to the US and back and buy some of Adobe's software there than it is to buy it in Australia. But that doesn't appear to faze Adobe's global chief executive Shantanu Narayen.
Ben Grubb Google is expected to pay Apple $US1 billion in 2014 to keep Google.com as the default search engine on iOS devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, according to Morgan Stanley.
Ben Grubb A trial by Telstra that will slow the speed of peer-to-peer (P2P) services, commonly used for distributing movies and music online, has been met with strong criticism.
Ben Grubb Telstra is planning to slow the speed at which its customers download content through peer-to-peer (P2P) networks in peak periods as part of a trial.
Ben Grubb Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has hinted at launching a Windows tablet and spoken candidly about why Nokia ditched its own operating system and picked Windows over Android, saying that Nokia was "very...