Technology

Mon 21 May 2018

Telstra outage hits 4G, 3G and SMS services

Telstra outage hits 4G, 3G and SMS services

TELSTRA's mobile phone network has been hit by an outage affecting its 3G, 4G and SMS service across the country.

New Centrelink helpline launched to protect scam victims

New Centrelink helpline launched to protect scam victims

A HELPLINE has been designed to protect the victims, many of them elderly, from aggressive Centrelink impersonators whose only goal is to scam hapless citizens.

Sat 19 May 2018

Crazy new Macca’s store revealed

Crazy new Macca’s store revealed

MACCA’S has unveiled its new see-through “kitchen in the sky” design, featuring a conveyor belt to bring food to ground level.

Coast business duo's niche product taking off

Coast business duo's niche product taking off

BOTH only opened doors months ago, but they're gaining momentum thanks to their unusual product.

Thu 17 May 2018

Why this $7699 product is worth every cent

Why this $7699 product is worth every cent

YOU could pay anywhere from $4099 to $19,990 for this product. It might sound like a rip off, but this is why you’re wrong.

$1099 smartphone you should buy

$1099 smartphone you should buy

IT LOOKS like an iPhone, and Donald Trump has banned it from sale in the US. But it’s also one of the best phones out there.

Wed 16 May 2018

Why workers walked out at Google

Why workers walked out at Google

AN INTERNAL petition calling for Google to stay out of “the business of war” is gaining support as internal dissent against a lucrative project grows.

What really terrifies young people

What really terrifies young people

A NEW global survey of thousands of millennials and Gen Z has revealed one of few things they are actually afraid of.

Facebook quiz leads to data breach for 3 million users

Facebook quiz leads to data breach for 3 million users

A FACEBOOK quiz taken by millions of users has reportedly shared their private information in a fresh data security issue for the social media giant.

VIVID SYDNEY 2018: Samsung changes face of Luna Park

VIVID SYDNEY 2018: Samsung changes face of Luna Park

SAMSUNG has partnered with the Vivid Sydney Festival for the first time to literally change the face of Luna Park.

Tue 15 May 2018

Shocking memory transplant breakthrough

Shocking memory transplant breakthrough

THANKS to scientists at UCLA, the concept of implanting new memories or skills into another sentient being just got a little less far-fetched.

Convincing email targeting Telstra customers

Convincing email targeting Telstra customers

TELSTRA customers are being warned of two sophisticated email scams using fake login pages and bills to steal from victims. This is how to spot it.

Gladstone chosen to test new police SMS policy

Gladstone chosen to test new police SMS policy

POLICE will be able to officially contact people via text during the trial.

Facebook users hit by fresh data scandal

Facebook users hit by fresh data scandal

FACEBOOK has revealed users’ profiles may have been raided by another dodgy 200 apps, as the fallout from its largest data scandal continues.

iPhone battery dead again? 7 ways you’re draining power

iPhone battery dead again? 7 ways you’re draining power

IS YOUR iPhone battery quick to drain? Here’s seven surprising ways you’re unwittingly killing it.

$399 gadget you’ll want to buy

$399 gadget you’ll want to buy

AS THE nights get chilly, all you really want to do is curl up in bed and watch Netflix. Here’s a way to make that even better.

How Google knows where you shop

How Google knows where you shop

Google is tracking you right into a store, even if you aren’t using its Maps app — and it gloats of its cyberstalking capability to people online.

Mon 14 May 2018

‘Important’ job skill you don't really need

‘Important’ job skill you don't really need

WE’RE told endlessly this is the crucial skill that everyone needs to compete in today’s job market. But this Aussie teen entrepreneur says we’ve got it all wrong....

Australia’s $12 billion space bet

Australia’s $12 billion space bet

AUSTRALIA is placing a big bet on space technologies with the creation of our own space agency — and the pay-off could be huge.

China will control its weather through machines

China will control its weather through machines

IT’s built a chain of artificial island fortresses. So why not manipulate the weather next?

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