Emerging Tech

Limited electronic voting trial on the cards

Australians do their shopping and banking online — now there is a push to trial e-voting at the next federal election, and voters could be asked to bring their own devices.

Twitter smashes market forecasts

Microblogging site reports uptick in user growth during second quarter.

Amazon to offer 3D printing services

Online retailer gives custiomers a new personalisation option on its website.

OkCupid admits to using customers as guinea pigs

US matchmaking website intentionally mismatched users to test its technology.

How to manufacture an Australian world champion

Australia's athletic prowess is on show for all at the Commonwealth Games but behind the scenes our high-tech manufacturers are kicking goals in a $300bn global market.

Netflix denies claims of stalking Quickflix

US streaming giant denies interest in claiming a slice of local firm Quickflix.

Uber runs into trouble in Germany

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Hamburg's transport authorities seek to ban Uber's ride service.

To improve Australia's global innovation ranking we must edit more Wikipedia articles

Publishing more YouTube videos would also help.

Netflix considers Quickflix stake

Netflix seen running ruler over locally-listed TV and movie streaming business.

Google considered Spotify buy

Tech giant tried to buy music-streaming service last year, but baulked at price.

Netflix earnings more than double

Subscriber growth at video-streaming giant tops market and company expectations.

Dell embraces Bitcoin

Global tech powerhouse's pilot program allows consumers to use cryptocurrency as a payment option.

Netflix Australian launch a step closer

US streaming giant has reportedly started negotiations on content rights for screening in the Australian market.

Time to stop droning on about robots stealing our jobs

Will Australia be a leader or a follower in joining the robotics bandwagon?

Drone-flyers back call for national regulation

The Australian Certified UAV Operators Association supports "Eyes in the Sky' report but concerned about the proposed deregulation of the sub 2kg category of RPAs.

Novartis, Google to develop 'smart' contact lens

Swiss drugmaker to work with Google in building lenses that would help diabetics to track their blood glucose levels or restore the eye's ability to focus.

Former Ford head honcho joins Google's board

Alan Mulally comes on board and the seasoned Detroit executive's auto industry experience is just what Google needs.

DoseMe adds a measure of medical safety

Brisbane-based technology start-up is on the cusp of cracking the global market for safer medical prescriptions.

igot looks to boost profits on Bitcoin trades

Australian Bitcoin exchange launches new feature to give first-time users some peace of mind against volatility.

Amazon aiming to advance its 'Prime Air' drones program

Company seeks FAA permission to test drones outdoors near Seattle