Australia's leading telecommunications company has installed highly advanced surveillance systems to 'vacuum' the telephone calls, texts, social media messages and internet metadata of millions of Australians so that information can be filtered and given to intelligence and law enforcement agencies.
At first, she was only known as CJ, with the Twitter name of @ScanCouver - a woman who lives in Vancouver in the state of Washington, US and who tweets about local news and traffic incidents. But on Thursday, what began as a routine series of tweets by Caran Johnson about a two-vehicle crash on a local motorway turned into a heartbreaking personal journey that unfolded on social media, as she began to suspect one of the people involved in the accident was her husband, Craig.
Australia will be home to the world's first social interactive technology research lab with the opening of an $8 million facility at the University of Melbourne on Thursday.
Why spend $100 or more on a digital when the analog equivalent is one-quarter the cost?
Small cameras are beautiful, writes Terry Lane.
For anyone with a bag of Nikon lenses, a budget and a hankering for a full-frame camera this is the way to go.
The black beast is back, and vinyl albums are enjoying their strongest popularity in two decades.
Parrot's Flower Power could inspire something of a social gardening movement.
Get your smartphone ready for summer with Sun Surveyor, fanatix cricket, Quick Straight.
You can now search Google by simply speaking to your computer.