Infinite scroll: Will data centres end up eating our cities as we chew through more data?

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?

Mobile phones will be banned in NSW primary schools from next year

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.

Political parties may know a lot more about you than you think

As Australian political parties prepare for three big elections in the next six months, they are adopting sophisticated 'big data' crunching techniques to target voters.

Queensland digs deep into big data to map state’s future growth

As Queensland's population continues to swell, the State Government is throwing open the doors with a website designed to give the public troves of data to ensure growth is delivered to all the right places.