The CEO of Dell Computers has had his plan deflated, after he proposed changes to voting rules to allow his bid to buy the slumping personal computer maker.

The University of New South Wales has joined several prominent international institutions by putting some of its courses online through the internet-education group Coursera.

A team of physicists and engineers have bent one of the most basic laws of the universe – slowing down light to a complete stop for a full minute.

The University of Canberra has received a funding boost to assist a program that connects unemployed people with potential careers.

The Communications Electrical Plumbing Union says thousands of electrical and telephone subcontracters could face financial ruin if the timetables and funding for the NBN roll-out are not sorted soon.

A new tool will track and manage the millions of disease-carrying bugs which use cyclones and strong winds as a cover to invade our borders every year.

In a mind-boggling technical achievement scientists at a joint US-Japanese laboratory have implanted false memories in a mouse, leading it to recall an event which never occurred.

A forum for experts and professionals in the computer hardware world has caught a glimpse of the computer-processor future, with a talk on the materials and techniques that will drive the next generation of CPU.

The Australian National University has announced a new effort to make the incredible data-processing abilities of a supercomputer available to laboratories and researchers on every scale.

The United States has made assurances to Russia that it will not kill or torture Edward Snowden of he is handed over, insisting they just want to talk.

The Federal Government is putting the final touches on its ‘Bring-Your-Own-Device’ plan for schools, but already principals say it will only breed schoolyard inequity.

A new study says the rate of hiring in the technology sector has been reduced by a downturn in mining profits.

Farmers are often misrepresented as a technologically-backward lot, but now with the help of the internet, satellites, robots and scientists, some Queensland growers are leaping into the future.  

Half a million people have signed on to the personally-controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system eHealth, according to the Federal Health Department.

Unions Tasmania is claiming the company tasked with rolling out the National Broadband Network owes workers millions of dollars, which the company has called an “invoicing-related matter”.

Chinese telecommunications group Huawei has again defended its business practices in the face of its ban from contracts for the National Broadband Network.

A former chief justice of the Family Court says current laws are ineffective when it comes to fighting harassment and bullying online, and the Federal Government should consider jail time for cyber-bullies.

Advice for improving technical and trade services through high-tech means will be available soon, with The Australian Industry Group receiving $500,000 to develop a digital business kit for manufacturers on the NBN.

A group of European cryptographers have found a fatal flaw in some SIM cards, exposing the possibility of hacking the only part of a mobile phone still considered secure.

The Australian Computer Society is seeking submissions for a draft quality control code for Australia’s cloud computing market.

Telstra has announced it will expand its 4G coverage to provide service to 85 per cent of the population by Christmas this year, with an increased focus on regional coverage.

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