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'Far beyond delivering coffee': govt enthusiastic on drone deliveries

'Far beyond delivering coffee': govt enthusiastic on drone deliveries

Tech company Wing is awaiting the green light to launch into Canberra's northern suburbs.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy

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The world's most innovative countries
South Korea

The world's most innovative countries

The defending champion retains its crown while Australia moves down a spot but stays in the top 20.

  • by Michelle Jamrisko, Lee Miller & Wei Lu
Daniel Petre on the genius of Bill Gates, and Australia's tech policy 'madness'
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Immigration

Daniel Petre on the genius of Bill Gates, and Australia's tech policy 'madness'

Legendary venture capitalist is worried that the hard fought gains Australia's tech sector has made could easily be squandered.

  • by John McDuling
Great snakes, Tintin! Elon Musk's stolen your rocket
Elon Musk

Great snakes, Tintin! Elon Musk's stolen your rocket

It may look like straight out of Tintin's Destination Moon but, according to Musk, the photos he posted of his latest SpaceX creation are very much real.

  • by Tom Hoggins
Telstra set to start offering 5G smartphones in the first half of 2019
Telecommunications

Telstra set to start offering 5G smartphones in the first half of 2019

"Some of the world's leading brands" will bring their first 5G phones exclusively to Telstra this year, the telco's CEO Andy Penn says.

  • by Adam Turner
Canberra's dockless share bikes set to roll on. Now for e-scooters?
Innovation

Canberra's dockless share bikes set to roll on. Now for e-scooters?

Airbike is keen to launch an electric scooter service in the nation's capital

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
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Feltbook? Firm backed by Zuckerberg set to create test-tube leather
Mark Zuckerberg

Feltbook? Firm backed by Zuckerberg set to create test-tube leather

The billionaire has joined forces with Hong Kong's richest man to develop 'real' cow skin in a lab

Self-flying planes could be ready for take-off within a decade
Innovation

Self-flying planes could be ready for take-off within a decade

Imagine a small aircraft that takes off vertically from the tops of city buildings, does not have a human pilot, and can be used to ferry consumers across town.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Ten Aussies who shook the world in tech and media in 2018
Opinion
Opinion

Ten Aussies who shook the world in tech and media in 2018

A handful of Australians made serious waves globally this year in the increasingly converged fields of tech, media and business 

  • by John McDuling
From ideas boom to innovation bust: How Australia turned against tech
Analysis
Analysis

From ideas boom to innovation bust: How Australia turned against tech

In the space of a few short years, Canberra has gone from being besotted with tech, to ignoring it, to actively undermining it

  • by Emma Koehn & John McDuling
Virgin Galactic reaches space and is one step closer to space tourism
Richard Branson

Virgin Galactic reaches space and is one step closer to space tourism

The brief voyage by Richard Branson's venture marked the first human flight to the boundary of space by a commercial space operator.

  • by Julie Johnsson & Justin Bachman