Technology (Australia)

Australia is finally getting digital driver's licenses

Residents of New South Wales will soon be able to flash a digital driver's licence on their phones when they get pulled over. And if the program is a …

New South Wales

7 agile certifications to take your career to the next level

Agile has revolutionized the face of software development and project management, and has increased demand for IT professionals with understanding of …

Project Management

WATCH: This never-ending BBC News blooper is a glorious trainwreck

The BBC is a bastion of quality journalism, but this um…this didn’t all go to plan. Sometimes things start out bad, and then you’re all like, “well …

BBC

A former Eventbrite Australia boss was just appointed to lead 500 Startups Australia

Famous US startup accelerator 500 Startups has appointed former Eventbrite Australia managing director Rachael Neumann to lead its new Australian arm.

Startups

Interview: The ESET expert

<b>What are the latest trends in the type of threats and vulnerabilities ESET works to prevent? Is there a particular type of malware in fashion right</b> …

Information Security

Yep, Amazon Is Going To be Huge

Image: iStock<p>Amazon is setting up shop in Australia, and according to a recent survey, a massive 90 per cent of us will use the service - if it comes …

Technology

Australians are living in futuristic ‘smart cities’ without realising it

In recent years, the concept of “smart cities” has been on the rise. Driven by urbanisation and a desire to improve our living spaces, city planners …

Smart Cities

Facebook Unveils New Buzzwords

Last night in an interview with CNN, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major overhaul to the largest social media company on Earth, one that …

Facebook

NSW government earmarks $1 billion for major IT projects

The New South Wales government plans to spend close to $1 billion on major ICT and digital projects, the 2017-18 budget reveals.<p>The budget, handed …

Technology Is The Key To Great STEM Teaching

Image: Supplied<p>Samsung and the University of Canberra's STEM Education Research Centre have just announced research findings they say proves a …

Education

Audience member gets caught stealing on the Ellen Show, chaos ensues

People have an expectation now that when you go to watch a daytime talk show, you’re gonna leave with some free swag. Maybe it’s a foot-spa, maybe …

American Gods' Jesus Shows What Happens When A God Becomes Too Popular

When you first get into <i>American Gods</i> and begin to wrap your head around its central premise — that gods are real people who feed on human belief — …

American Gods

55 Victorian Speed And Red Light Cameras Infected With Ransomware

Image: iStock<p>Reports are surfacing of WannaCry ransomware infecting 55 speed and red-light cameras in Victoria - allegedly caused by "human …

The New iPad Pro Is Incredible, But Not Worth The Upgrade

The iPad has a problem that we should all wish to have: It's too damn good. The battery life and standby battery life are superb, the screen is …

Tablets

Why A Single Infinity War Set Picture Has Everyone Pondering Tony Stark's Future

Ridley Scott is already teasing the next <i>Alien</i> movie. Get another look at that absurd <i>Tom & Jerry/Willy Wonka</i> mashup film. A new <i>Last Jedi</i> trailer is on …

Movies

Your crappy broadband could make life easier for other Australians

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has begun seeking volunteers to participate in its broadband performance monitoring program.<p>The …

Broadband

South Korean Company Agrees To Pay Hackers $1.5 Million Bitcoin Ransom To Unlock Its Files

A South Korean web hosting company will reportedly shell out a million dollars to resolve a ransomware crisis at its data centre, the highest such …

South Korea

HTC unleash squeezable smartphone that rivals the big guns

The HTC U11 is one of the best mobile phones on the market today, and it may even be the best smartphone of 2017. As with all HTC products, …

HTC

Kogan Has Mobile Broadband Now

Image: iStock<p>Kogan Mobile just announced its expansion into mobile broadband, using Vodafone's 4G network. The monthly plans range from 8GB for …

Mobile Broadband

Australian Musicians: How They Feel About Vinyl

Vinyl sales are up. Way up. A growth 80 per cent in the last year was recorded for Australia alone. For Australian artists, this means sales - of …

Vinyl Records

The Shiny New Astro A10 Gaming Headset Is Actually Affordable

I'll admit to being a huge fan of Astro headsets. They are consistently comfortable, sound incredible and are always great quality. The one thing …

Technology

A recently-formed space nation is recruiting Earthlings to become citizens

The first ever human space nation, Asgardia, was recently announced at a press conference in Hong Kong. At the conference, Asgardia also revealed …

How Much Lubricant Are These Amiibos Using?

Image: Nintendo/Gizmodo<p>Nintendo just announced a whole lot of cool news at its streaming-only press conference, but one image really seemed to pop. …

GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details Of Nearly 200 Million American Voters

Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National …

Security

We Are One Step Closer To Large-Scale Algae-Based Biofuel

Making biofuel from algae has just got a little bit easier, as a newly engineered strain produces twice as much oil as its wild parent, according to …

Biofuel

Sony's New X9300E Range Takes Smart TVs To The Next Level

Sony have just dropped their brand new LED LCD range, and from my time with it I had to say that it's pretty damn impressive. In addition to offering …

PlayStation 4

Dude Found A Kitten Stuck Inside His Tesla

But don't worry, this story has a happy ending.

Cats

The Newest Game Of Thrones Trailer Suggests Our Hopes And Fears Are All True

Video. HBO has just released its latest trailer for season seven of Game of Thrones, focusing on the war that is and the war to come. Winter is here, …

Game of Thrones

'As Good As Medication': Australian Study Shows Acupuncture Relieves Pain

The world's largest randomised controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective …

Pain

This Is The Best Surface Ever Made, But It's Still No Laptop

True hubris is a person trying to use a Microsoft Surface Pro like a laptop. It takes Mr. Darcy levels of pride to believe you can trust so fully in …

Laptops