Media boss Rupert Murdoch addressed some of Australia’s most prominent figures last night, praising the nation for overcoming the “primeval prejudices” and “stuffy, narrow-minded elitism” of its colonial past.

A new website billed as a ‘digital textbook’ has been created to help change the way young students see science– encouraging them to study and get excited about a traditionally stuffy subject.

Members of the Australian media have been barred from attending a public briefing on international trade negotiations, with The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade saying journalists were not welcome.

Amended maps have been released showing the state of construction work for the National Broadband Network, upsetting many who thought their homes would be next in line.

A public servant who was sacked for airing opinions criticising her department has changed strategy in her fight for justice.

Honeybees are capable of landing with absolute precision on virtually any surface, now scientists have worked out how they judge their descent – and it is so simple we might just steal their idea.

Reports this week have questioned what happened to the plan that would have seen Melbourne residents able to track public buses in real-time.

A new discovery has revealed the human brain has several times more processing power than ever imagined.

The Federal Defence Minister wants Australia to get more involved in exporting military hardware, with a review launched into the current practice of keeping gear here in the interests of safety.

Google has released data reportedly showing its driverless cars are safer than those with human operators.

Industry analysts say 2016 will be a defining year, wherein a majority of IT spending will be made on cloud-related purchases.

The people in charge of a new plan to deliver the next generation of Australia’s internet infrastructure have got some of the advice they need at a summit in Stockholm.

The Australian arm of computer giant IBM is planning to slash hundreds of jobs from its operations here, but it is unclear how deep the cuts will be.

A multi-million dollar project has been undertaken in the United States which will see a better level of back-and-forth between surgeons and their robotic instruments.

The man best known for forcing Steve Jobs out of Apple in the 1980s is back to make his name again, with a possible plan to buy mobile device maker BlackBerry.

The Federal Government may take a lead from Western Australia in its attempt to improve mobile phone coverage in country Victoria.

It seems phone providers have stepped-up their game, or customers have relaxed a bit, with figures showing the number of phone industry complaints dropping by around a quarter in some states.

Researchers at RMIT have made progress on a remarkable new material that is bendy, transparent, durable and shockingly – can conduct electricity.

An augmented reality system is in the works which allows a driver to make other cars on the road seem invisible.

Researchers in the UK have taken a significant step toward the ability to produce carbon nanotubes en masse.

Global technology giant Apple Inc has gained clearance to start work on its new mothership – a shimmering disc-shaped building to house the company’s design, research and development sections.

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