Technology (Australia)

Samsung Galaxy Note8: Australian Price & Release Date

Heard about the new Samsung Galaxy Note8? Just wanna know when you can buy one and when you can get a hold of it? Here's everything you need to …

Samsung

Women in cyber security face persistent barriers, research review confirms

Women in cyber security face “persistent and enduring barriers” a review of research commissioned by the Office of the Cyber Security Special Adviser …

Cybersecurity

Introducing Australia’s first quantum computing hardware company

Australia's first quantum computing hardware company launched today, with the goal of producing a 10 qubit integrated circuit prototype by …

Quantum Mechanics

US Justice Department Drops Request For IP Addresses Of 1.3 Million Visitors To Anti-Trump Site

The US Department of Justice is rescinding its request for IP logs that would have revealed visitors to a website used to plan a protest during …

U.S. Department of Justice

Bizarre Toothless Dwarf Dolphins Once Sucked Squid Off The Ancient Seafloor

Scientists have uncovered the fossilised remains of an unusual species of dolphin that lived 30 million years ago in what is now South Carolina. …

Dinosaurs

WATCH: Ian Thorpe and Australia fight for marriage equality

Here's Every Samsung Galaxy Note8 Pre-Order Plan

Want to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note8 on a plan? Here's the definitive list of Note8 plans — the best and the cheapest and the most interesting.<p>We'll …

Samsung

The Game of Thrones memes on the Internet right now are pure savagery

Memes

Finally, Lamborghini Has Made A Phone Exclusively For Arseholes

Here's the perfect gift for the special someone in your life who can't afford a Lamborghini, but likes to dress and accessorise like they can: A …

Here's A New Version Of Harley Quinn To Get Very Excited About

Twenty-five years after her debut on <i>Batman: The Animated Series</i>, Harleen Quinzel's gone through a lot of changes. Harley's various iterations have …

Batman

This Australian Snake Is So Deadly Its Venom Hasn't Had To Change In 10 Million Years

Being bitten by an Australian tiger snake is a wholly unpleasant experience. Within minutes, you start to feel pain in your neck and lower …

Snakes

Samsung Galaxy Note8: Australian Hands On

What's it like to use Samsung's <i>best phone ever</i>? Read on to find out.<p>From a scant hour of playing with the new Note8 at a preview session ahead of the …

Samsung Galaxy

If Your Facebook Is Down, Here’s How To Fix It

Some Facebook users are currently unable to reach the site, faced instead with an error message and a terror akin to being stranded on a desert …

Microsoft Edge

These Bears Decided To Stop Eating Salmon Thanks To Climate Change

You may be familiar with the <i>Big Buck Hunter</i> bonus level where you pump a few dozen rounds into salmon flopping out of the river while grizzlies look …

Climate Change

The Defenders' Best Storytelling Trick Doesn't Use Any Words At All

The Defenders is at its very best when it lets go of whatever designs it had on being a serious prestige drama and embraces the fact that it's a …

Comics

Even Élodie Yung Isn't Sure What Happened To Elektra In The Defenders

Elektra made her triumphant return from, well, being dead in <i>The Defenders</i> this past weekend. But even after reviving her, the show definitely did …

Comics

Let The Sound Effects Of Indiana Jones Brighten Up Your Day

<b>Video:</b> When you think of Indiana Jones you don't necessarily think of sounds. You think of Harrison Ford, snakes, Nazis and adventure. But the sounds …

Indiana Jones

Sony Legalises Remixes

In a rare instance of a record company doing the right thing, Sony became the first major label to legalise unofficial remixes and DJ mixes. It isn't …

Music

Why Energy Companies Are Accusing Greenpeace Of Breaking US Organised Crime Laws

Operators of the Dakota Access Pipeline filed a lawsuit against the environmental activist group Greenpeace on Tuesday that accuses the group of …

Environment

The Fastest Ship In The Galaxy, And More Exquisitely Nerdy Star Wars Infographics

The galaxy far, far away is jam-packed with trivia and information to make the most die hard of <i>Star Wars</i> fans salivate. Ever wondered who's rescued …

Star Wars

DJI Will Turn Off Your Spark Drone If You Don't Update Firmware By September 1

Chinese manufacturer DJI has announced that owners of its Spark drone have until September 1 to update their firmware to the latest version or be …

Drones

Astronaut Pee And Sweat Could Be The Key To Getting Humans To Mars

In <i>The Martian</i>, Matt Damon used his own crap to fertilise potatoes and survive the Red Planet. While we all know Matt Damon isn't <i>actually</i> an …

Matt Damon

Rare Mop-Topped Monkey Spotted In Brazil For First Time In Over 80 Years

It had been 81 years since anyone had seen a Vanzolini's bald-faced saki in the wild. On a recent expedition to the Juruá River in the Amazon basin, …

Nature

Cyborg Bacteria Beat Plants At The Photosynthesis Game

Reading science news all day can be real grim. Animals are dying, the climate is changing, the nuke's a coming, yadda yadda. But sometimes (in fact, …

Biology

The Texting Bromance Behind Travis Kalanick's Self-Driving Truck Joyride

As Uber and Waymo frantically prepare for the October trial over self-driving technology, we're getting more and more insight into what went on in …

Uber

NBC's Xena Reboot Is Dead

Sad news, fans of the Warrior Princess — the modern revival of <i>Xena</i> is no longer happening. In the wake of original showrunner Javier …

TV

Um, You Can Now Buy The Paleo Diet In A Bottle For Babies

The Paleo diet may well turn out to be the fad diet our decade is remembered for — never mind that it probably has very little to do with how our …

Paleo Diet

Danish Crown Prince denied entry to bar due to restrictive technology

In a sign that lockout laws have gone too far, a Danish Crown Prince was denied entry into a Brisbane bar.

Deals: 30% Off These Toy Block USB Drives

Don't let their appearance fool you: these Toy Block USB Drives combine all the charm of your favorite childhood building blocks with the handiness …

Microsoft Australia reaches new tax deal with the ATO

Microsoft has revealed it entered into a new tax agreement with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) on the very same day it fronted up to a public …

Australian Taxation Office