The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas, according to a new study.
China is monitoring millions of its residents through a high-tech surveillance web. Elise Thomas asks: Should Australia be helping Chinese tech giants develop surveillance technology?
The software giant's president says vague new laws are damaging the Australian technology industry and causing customers to seek options in other countries.
Around our cities, vast data centres are popping up to cater to our ever-increasing number of Facebook uploads and Google searches — but is there a physical cost to this on the planet and are we ready for it?
China's Government accuses the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.
Beijing gives the greenlight to a blueprint for a technology-driven economic powerhouse in southern China to rival San Francisco's Silicon Valley amid doubts about the plan's feasibility.
Public primary schools in NSW will enforce a mobile phone ban from next year and high schools will have the option of signing up to the crackdown after a State Government review finds the devices lead to online bullying and distraction.
Controversial laws giving police access to encrypted messages are being backed by Mike Burgess, chief of one of Australia's most secretive intelligence agencies, the Australian Signals Directorate.
The popular Q&A website announces the data of its 100 million-odd users has been compromised. The only thing is, a lot of those users didn't even know they had an account.