Edward Snowden's lawyer has labelled as "draconian" and "chilling" Abbott government legislation before Parliament that would threaten ASIO leakers with 10 years' imprisonment and make it an offence for journalists to report on information they receive from whistleblowers.
The creative sector has praised federal government proposals to crack down on online piracy, saying illegal downloading threatens the viability of local film and music production.
University students are cashing in on lecture and texbook notes by selling them online using a new service built by an ex-AFL player and a Macquarie Bank employee in an inner Sydney garage.
Gay men have been taking profile pictures at a Berlin Holocaust Memorial and posting them on Grindr, a sex hook-up application.
Despite persistent rumours and a few now-famous online videos, a group of analysts have shattered expectations that the upcoming iPhone 6 will feature a screen made of super-hard Sapphire glass.
Websites hosting pirated material would be blocked and internet service providers compelled to stop their users illegally downloading under proposals being floated by the Abbott government.
A new annual report by Deloitte Australia has found the proportion of Australians owning three electronic devices – a smartphone, a tablet and a laptop – has climbed to 53 per cent, from 28 per cent last year.
The secret to anti-ageing does not come in an expensive bottle of face cream but with regular sleep, exercise and a balanced diet.
Public transport users who want to travel via train, ferry or bus anonymously on NSW's Opal card will at last be able to buy unregistered smart cards. But Transport for NSW has confirmed the cards will never be sold over the counter at train stations.
GetUp! says it is the victim of tactics “almost too dirty to believe” after one of its anti-coal videos was yanked by YouTube over what the activist group says are fake copyright claims.