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 Government wants new laws to force technology companies to let police access encrypted messages. Technology companies, human rights groups, lawyers and others aren't happy. And no-one quite knows how this will play out.
If you see children performing at concerts you will probably also see a pack of proud parents capturing the moment on their smartphones, and they are probably all breaking the law.
Have you ever been around people who spend more time looking at their phone than they do at you? Then you know what it feels like to be "phubbed" — and you're probably guilty of doing it yourself.
Optus mobile customers are being urged to check their accounts, after at least 240,000 customers were charged for content they did not want and had not agreed to buy, including games, ringtones or horoscopes..
Indigenous Australians in remote communities in the NT, SA, and WA have accrued hundreds of thousands of dollars in phone bills, with one man on a disability pension being handed a bill for $10,000.
Our unproductive "zombie" screen hours can creep up — but they don't need to rule us. Here are four steps to help you use new tools to monitor and change your technology habits, writes Joanne Orlando.
After 11 years, the world is awash with iPhones, and the stellar sales growth of the early years has slowed to a more incremental pace.
Kalumburu has for years made do with two payphones in the centre of town. The imminent arrival of mobile phone coverage will bring convenience, but locals fear for the impact the devices and introduction of social media will have on the town’s youths.