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Drones to detect virus symptoms

pandemic drone hovering above a crowd

Drones to detect virus symptoms

Drone could monitor temperature, heart and respiratory rates, and sneezing and coughing in crowds.

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Smartphones linked to deaths

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Smartphones linked to deaths

You probably already knew, but you’re dying to know anyway …

Hackers are now targeting councils

Hackers are now targeting councils and governments

Hackers are now targeting councils

Ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly complex, as hackers find creative ways to beat ordinary systems ...

Software to reduce hospital stays

New software aims to reduce emergency hospitalisations

Software to reduce hospital stays

New software could reduce emergency hospitalisations and allow time for end-of life-plans.

Google releases paper phone

Google releases a printable Paper Phone

Google releases paper phone

The health benefits of digital detoxes have been widely preached in recent years. Google seems ...

Is this the end of fake news?

Has Facebook found the answer to reining in fake news?

Is this the end of fake news?

Can hiding likes make Facebook fairer and rein in fake news? The science says maybe.

Big brother is watching you

Drivers’ licences to be used for facial recognition

Big brother is watching you

Data from drivers' licences will be uploaded to the Federal Government's database.

Digital detox holidays demystified

The effects of disconnecting while travelling

Digital detox holidays demystified

What happens when you leave your devices at home when you go on holiday?

Facebook privacy changes coming

facebook privacy

Facebook privacy changes coming

The US Federal Trade Commission is aiming to prevent Facebook from deceiving users.

Don’t charge your device in bed

Why you shouldn’t charge your device in bed

Don’t charge your device in bed

After falling asleep watching a movie on his tablet, Callum woke up to a hole ...

How criminals steal your identity

How criminals steal your identity

How criminals steal your identity

Scams involving identity theft have cost Australians at least $16 million this year.

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