Microsoft has bet hard on augmented and virtual reality, which it collectively refers to as 'mixed reality' as it continues to shake off its old, fusty image.
Blending the familiar fun of plastic, colourful bricks with a surprisingly complicated robot-building kit and code-writing primer, Lego Boost is part educational tool and part amazingly geeky high-tech toy.
Here is a brief selection of 20 ideas for how our schools, policies and mindsets need to change if Australia is to best prepare for the technological future.
Advancements in virtual reality could threaten the future of theme parks, according to a Queensland researcher dubbed DrCoaster
As local retailers worry about the arrival of Amazon destroying their business, the taxman will need to start worrying about how Amazon is going to work to minimise its tax bills.
Elon Musk says people could be transported around the world on most long-distance trips in under one hour using a new spacecraft.
James Dyson, the billionaire inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner and bladeless fan, is building an electric car that will launch by 2020, the latest firm to challenge traditional carmakers in a burgeoning market.
After years of funny desk toys, one of the areas 3D printing might be set to transform is medical devices.
While the cost of living outside a capital city is cheaper, without an income it is a moot point.
The Yara Birkeland isn’t an ordinary cargo ship. If all goes well then the vessel, currently being built for a Norwegian agricultural fertiliser company, will become the world’s first fully autonomous cargo ship when it launches in 2020.
The Australian podcasting conference OzPod returns to ABC Ultimo in Sydney on Friday September 8, and with it an international collection of some of the most innovative names in the on-demand audio entertainment space.
New research opens the door to the manufacture of potentially thousands of new materials.
Australian-designed low-energy Wi-Fi chips are set to power a new generation of smart devices which can talk across neighbourhoods and run for years on a single battery.
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Detroit is once again becoming the centre of the US automobile industry – only this time without anyone behind the wheel.
Teenager Scott Millar is an "outlier".
They will make your drinks, but they won't listen to your problems.
Swinburne University of Technology's "Factory of the Future", a hub for cutting edge and experimental digital manufacturing tech, has been given a shot in the arm thanks to a $135 million grant from Siemens.
Amazon is exploring a technology first developed for the US military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the grocery business.
There are many actors in the whole Google/diversity drama, but I'd say the one who's behaved the worst is the CEO, Sundar Pichai.
3D laser scanners have been around for a while in the commercial sector, creating 3D diagrams for surveyors, but new designs are making them more accessible and easy to use than ever.
Researchers in the United States have unveiled a prototype of a battery-free mobile phone, using technology they hope will eventually come to be integrated into mass-market products.
Before you start filling your home with overpriced gadgets, it's best to ensure your house is ready.
Scientists have created a computer simulation to help scientists modify a bacteria that could lead to almost anything being recyclable.
Investors love Big Tech right now for the combination of growth, competitive "moats" and fat profit margins. But would their feelings be so strong if tech giants' margins lose a little plump?