CSIRO has launched a project to let consumers monitor their electricity consumption on smartphones and tablets.

Google is taking the next step in wearable technology, teaming up with jean maker Levi Strauss to make touch-screen clothing.

A revolutionary solar plane has continued its quest to circumnavigate the globe.

A parliamentary committee has recommended that government agencies should be able force internet service providers (ISPs) to block websites, but has warned that they must know what they are doing first.

Citizen science and biological education have a new tool in their arsenal, made of objects most people already own.

Social media is a cause and a solution to young people's binge drinking habits, according to new research.

The WA Department of Agriculture is taking a high-tech approach to land and water surveying, using 3D-printers to render the vastness of the outback in a small scale.

Engineers are getting genes to do their dirty work, designing DNA that can build nanostructures for them.

Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has admitted the Queensland Government bought the wrong system to run its $1.2 billion health payroll, leading to a long-running and expensive debacle.

The world's largest trial of computer games for stroke rehabilitation is underway at Australian hospitals.

The reputation of international banking has taken another wallop, with fines imposed on major banks for rigging foreign exchange markets.

PayPal is making millions of dollars in repayments to customers it left short through a range of questionable practises.

The Government of South Australia has made a bold move toward more open and transparent services, with a new website detailing what it offers and how it performs.

A new, ecologically-minded trend is emerging on the internet, as activists use digital means to shame wealthy water-wasters.

An international team featuring Australian researchers has released a study looking at how quantum matter changes when it makes a ‘quantum phase transition’.

The Federal Government has acknowledged that Co-operative Research Centres earn more than they cost, but will cut funding to them anyway.

British engineers have printed a radio frequency antenna using compressed graphene ink, in what could be one of the first commercial applications for the high-tech material.

The Federal Government has quietly expanded the already significant amount of agencies that are allowed unwarranted access to the private data of all Australians.

A federal parliamentary committee says proposed legislation to force ISPs to block sites like The Pirate Bay could limit freedom of expression.

Australian ISPs could allocate more bandwidth to Netflix and other major customers, despite concerns about net neutrality.

The United States is moving to fast-track the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), while the residents of other signatory nations demand to know what is in store.

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