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An Australian private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple's secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the FBI.
Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.
After being targeted by an ongoing avalanche of online abuse Samoan writer Lani Wendt Young claims police told her there was nothing to be done and that "even the FBI can't make Facebook do anything".
In the heat of every digitally induced drama, I roar at my children, "I've had it with you and screens!" And then I do nothing. My 13-year-old â a fine cricketer, diligent student, witty, creative â racked up 12 hours of screen time recently. I felt ashamed, angry, frustrated. Something needs to change â and now, perhaps, it will.
If you think family dinners are the last refuge of real conversation and relationships, think again.
Some of the most popular science-fiction stories, like Westworld and Blade Runner, have portrayed humans as being systemically cruel toward robots. That cruelty often results in an uprising of oppressed androids, bent on the destruction of humanity.
The 3000-year-old tomb of an ancient Egyptian queen has been captured in virtual reality by a Wellington developer.
Jon* likes to taunt animal welfare activists by inviting them to abuse animals at events like a punch-your-dog day.
Computers started to be able to recognise human faces in images decades ago, but now artificial intelligence systems are rivalling people's ability to classify objects in photos and videos.
Ticketmaster has warned customers to monitor their account statements for evidence of fraud or identity theft in the wake of an online security breach in the UK.
In early 2014, Jarryd Salem and Alesha Bradford left their native Australia to backpack from Thailand to South Africa without taking a single flight.
Apple has been slapped with an A$9 million ($9.6m) fine by Australia's Federal Court for making false or misleading claims to customers with faulty iPhones and iPads.