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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 race to launch Australia's first bitcoin ATM is entering its final stages, with a controversial figurehead behind one of the importers.
Ben Grubb Meet WorldView-2. It weighs 2800kg, operates from 770km up and is able to collect nearly 1 million square kilometres of imagery every single day.
David Wroe, Ben Grubb Northern Territory Police and Victoria Police push for web-browsing histories to be stored as ASIO uses Snowden leaks for metadata collection.
Ben Grubb This question will be the focus of a "mini" inquiry at Parliament House in Canberra on Friday.
Ben Grubb Communications Minster Malcolm Turnbull explains why the government had to renege on its promise to deliver 25 megabits per second speeds to all Australians by 2016 and says the renegotiation of the...
Ben Grubb Ben Grubb plugs in the most interesting devices at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.
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.