Technology

Tue 20 Apr 2021

Afterpay mulls blockbuster US listing

Premium Content Afterpay mulls blockbuster US listing

The Australian market darling is exploring a North American IPO, saying its shareholders are increasingly globally focused.

Facebook unveils big audio push, adding podcasts

Facebook unveils big audio push, adding podcasts

Facebook on Monday said it is adding podcasts and "live audio rooms" in a push to get people talking and take on the fast-growing audio-based app Clubhouse.

Ensuring your kids learn while on their phones

Premium Content Ensuring your kids learn while on their phones

A couple of Aussie parents have come up with an app forcing kids to do maths and English problems to unlock the other apps on their phones.

Mon 19 Apr 2021

Older Aussie investors rush on Bitcoin

Premium Content Older Aussie investors rush on Bitcoin

Older Australians are rushing to buy cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in their quest for big financial returns – but they are being urged to tread carefully.

Wed 14 Apr 2021

Experts warn of ‘creepy’ Google speakers

Experts warn of ‘creepy’ Google speakers

A new generation of smart speakers is coming, offering to keep you connected, follow you and watch you sleep at night.

M’boro named among top charging hubs as EV uptake grows

Premium Content M’boro named among top charging hubs as EV uptake grows

Electric vehicle uptake in Queensland has jumped by more than 140 per cent in just one year as usage of the state’s electric charging stations surge.

Sun 11 Apr 2021

Elon Musk’s brain chip works on monkey

Elon Musk’s brain chip works on monkey

Elon Musk’s brain chip has successfully seen a monkey play a video game using his mind.

NEW ROLE: $2 billion investment sees more support for region

Premium Content NEW ROLE: $2 billion investment sees more support for region

A Bundaberg local has been selected as NBN’s new business lead for Wide Bay and Central Queensland

Fri 9 Apr 2021

Qld’s huge change for driver’s licences

Qld’s huge change for driver’s licences

Queensland is on the verge of making the modern change after motorists glowingly endorsed a recent trial.

Facebook and Instagram’s worldwide outage

Facebook and Instagram’s worldwide outage

Users of the world‘s biggest social media platforms were forced to take to Twitter to whinge about the sudden crash of Facebook and Instagram.

Option to ditch licence in favour of phone app

Premium Content Option to ditch licence in favour of phone app

Digital licences could soon be rolled out across the state after regulation changes paving the way for Queenslanders to ditch their physical licences.

Thu 8 Apr 2021

Start on new Peregian hub to generate jobs

Premium Content Start on new Peregian hub to generate jobs

A $10 million community upgrade will provide new construction jobs at what was once a derelict bowls club site.

Wed 7 Apr 2021

How to know if your Facebook was hacked

How to know if your Facebook was hacked

More than seven million Aussie Facebook accounts have been hacked and exposed online. Here’s how you know if yours was breached.

Tue 6 Apr 2021

‘Really big’ change coming to an Apple icon

‘Really big’ change coming to an Apple icon

A product the company has left virtually unchanged for more than a decade is due for a massive update in the coming months.

Mon 5 Apr 2021

LG axes smartphones forever: What it means for you

Premium Content LG axes smartphones forever: What it means for you

LG showed off a new smartphone with a ‘rolling’ screen recently, but now it’s pulling out of the market for good. This is how it will affect you.

‘Cheaper’ phone feature we all need

‘Cheaper’ phone feature we all need

The latest high-end mobile usually comes with an equally high price, but this one is better on the budget and solves a major phone problem.

Fri 2 Apr 2021

Hidden feature on iPhone we’ve all missed

Hidden feature on iPhone we’ve all missed

A new feature tucked away in the iPhone is easy to miss but it could help with an everyday task we all now need to do.

Rare space selfie from Mars rover

Rare space selfie from Mars rover

NASA’s Perseverance rover has shared a selfie from the Red Planet as it continues collecting samples.

Software giant claims no part in ‘data theft’

Premium Content Software giant claims no part in ‘data theft’

A US software company at the centre of the SA Government’s data harvesting saga has categorically denied collecting people’s personal information.

ID may be needed before social media accounts created

Premium Content ID may be needed before social media accounts created

A federal inquiry has recommended Aussies be made to front up identification before they are allowed to set up social media accounts.

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