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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 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Ben Grubb An Australian breast surgeon who sued Google over an auto-complete search suggestion has withdrawn his case.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.
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.