Stephen Hutcheon 4:58 PM Apple iPhone launches are highly stage-managed events designed to fuel gadget-envy.
Ben Farmer 3:27 PM Killer robots programmed to open fire without human control are just a “small step” from the battlefield and military powers should agree to outlaw them, a top United Nations official has said.
Chris Zappone 12:49 PM Few contemporary figures can claim to have shifted the political agenda to the extent that National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has.
Hannah Francis 11:14 AM Consumer group launches ad campaign targeting policymakers in Canberra.
Terrence McCoy In the annals of vehicular locomotion, the submarine is the equivalent of the Walkman. It dazzled the masses when it hit, flexing nuclear-tipped missiles that completed the "nuclear triad" of deterrence.
Stephen Hutcheon He was one of the Aussie co-founders of the start-up that became Google Maps but until now, he's kept a very low profile.
A hypersonic weapon being developed by the US military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range in Alaska early on Monday after controllers detected a problem with the system, the Pentagon said.
Craig Timberg 'Any tin-pot dictator with enough money' can buy systems marketed to foreign governments to gather users’ global location data.
Michael Power Sydney University's Faculty of Architecture and Design is showcasing students' work with a bartending cocktail robot.
Esther Han It was once a figment of a geek's imagination. Now the virtual currency bitcoin is being accepted as easily as cards and cash at pubs, beauty salons and even carpet cleaning services.
Kim Williams Former Foxtel and News Corp chief executive's new book explores the dysfunctional regulatory regime that set the stage for the government's flawed and costly NBN rollout.
Patrick Begley George Bush misunderestimates the Ice Bucket challenge
Lisa Visentin Twitter has dramatically altered its definition of a 'timeline' to allow for the inclusion of tweets from accounts users don't follow, based on what the site determines individual users will find 'relevant and interesting'.
Esther Han The Australian Tax Office has released guidelines on bitcoins, and other digital currencies, saying it will provide certainty to users and the wider community.
The German Foreign Intelligence Agency has admitted tapping "at least one" phone call each by Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton.
Turns out the net is held together with chewing gum and string
Tom Brooks-Pollock Likely repeat of this week's technical problems affecting eBay would cost the economy millions as the internet runs out of space, experts fear