australia

The new Telstra – only 20 years in the making...

The new Telstra – only 20 years in the making...

8,000 jobs are going to be lost, but there's a silver lining to this dark cloud.
By James Pinnell Jun 21 2018, 11:28AM
Bookchoice - the 'Netflix of books' - launches in Australia

Bookchoice - the 'Netflix of books' - launches in Australia

For a small monthly cost, new service aims to slowly build a library of audio and eBooks.
By David Hollingworth May 17 2018, 11:58AM
There are no age restrictions for gambling in video games, despite potential risks to children

There are no age restrictions for gambling in video games, despite potential risks to children

Gambling via mobile devices or mobile games has remained largely unregulated in Australia.
By Joshua Krook May 17 2018, 11:50AM
NATO wins largest cyber-defence exercise

NATO wins largest cyber-defence exercise

The NATO team won the CCDCOE's largest live fire cyber-defence exercise Locked Shields; plus Australia joins grouping as new member.
By Grace Johansson Apr 30 2018, 11:44AM
NBN Watch: Adios Bill Morrow

NBN Watch: Adios Bill Morrow

What does the CEO's very quiet departure mean for NBNco?
By James Pinnell Apr 10 2018, 12:36PM
Australia’s digital divide is not going away

Australia’s digital divide is not going away

People in remote areas use the internet much less for entertainment and formal education compared to their urban counterparts.
By Julian Thomas, Chris K Wilson, Sora Park Apr 3 2018, 1:08PM
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus highlights the medium's political heart

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus highlights the medium's political heart

“Keep politics out of games!”
By Chris Button Dec 5 2017, 3:20PM
ACCC announces inquiry into Facebook and other social media platforms

ACCC announces inquiry into Facebook and other social media platforms

How much influence is too much?
By David Hollingworth Dec 4 2017, 11:39AM
Blizzard offers support and solidarity to Australian SSM campaigners

Blizzard offers support and solidarity to Australian SSM campaigners

And all I can say is "Thank you very much."
By David Hollingworth Nov 15 2017, 11:48AM
Facebook asks users to send nudes to prevent revenge porn

Facebook asks users to send nudes to prevent revenge porn

File under whiskey tango foxtrot.
By Robert Abel Nov 7 2017, 1:23PM
Phishing campaigns used victim's location to determine whether to deliver Locky or Trickbot

Phishing campaigns used victim's location to determine whether to deliver Locky or Trickbot

Researchers at PhishMe recently detected two email-based phishing campaigns that infected users with either Lockyransomware or the Trickbot banking trojan based on the victim's geographical location.
By Bradley Barth Oct 23 2017, 12:01PM
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets MA 15+ classification in Australia

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets MA 15+ classification in Australia

Looks like the Xbox version of the hit shooter is getting that much closer.
By David Hollingworth Oct 12 2017, 2:24PM
Lego Boost coding set launches in Australia

Lego Boost coding set launches in Australia

Everyone loves Lego, and Lego you can learn coding from is even better!
By David Hollingworth Oct 4 2017, 10:51AM
Yes, Australia will have a space agency. What does this mean? Experts respond

Yes, Australia will have a space agency. What does this mean? Experts respond

A space agency will allow Australia to sit at the table with NASA, ESA and other global agencies.
By Andrew Dempster, Duncan Blake Sep 27 2017, 12:03PM
CBS network buys out Channel Ten

CBS network buys out Channel Ten

American TV clout in the market or just a savvy hook to get streaming share?
By James Pinnell Aug 29 2017, 10:01AM
Do you use a VPN?

Do you use a VPN?

Let us know!
By David Hollingworth Aug 8 2017, 10:29AM
Lack of internet affordability may worsen Australia’s digital divide, according to new report

Lack of internet affordability may worsen Australia’s digital divide, according to new report

An affordability gap and increasing reliance on mobile data could limit internet access for some Australians.
By Julian Thomas Aug 7 2017, 12:03PM
Latest Digital Australia report explores the progress and purpose of games

Latest Digital Australia report explores the progress and purpose of games

Australians continue to fall in love with games and games culture.
By Jason Imms Jul 31 2017, 10:58AM
Ryzen 3 chips launch in Australia

Ryzen 3 chips launch in Australia

AMD's latest chips are cheap as.
By David Hollingworth Jul 28 2017, 10:56AM
Australians left to monitor their own NBN broadband speeds

Australians left to monitor their own NBN broadband speeds

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has pledged to get tough on Internet Service Providers. But what can consumers really do?
By Thas Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas Jul 27 2017, 3:36PM