A commercial rocket launched from Australia has reached the edge of space for the first time.
A Perth researcher has secured a $1 million grant from Neale Daniher’s FightMND campaign to develop a pioneering new genetic technology to treat deadly motor neurone disease.
TikTok downloads in the United States will be blocked from Sunday as the Trump administration pushes ahead with plans to ban it from app stores, according to reports.
It is the whistleblower doco every parent — and child — should watch. The Social Dilemma confirms everything we suspected — that technology companies wield far too much power and put profits over morality — and reveals the sheer scale of how they have turned teens into addicts.
Duncan Lay and Ben Pike
The study of a knife made of human excrement and insect researchers with a fear of spiders are among the scientific studies honoured in 2020's Ig Nobel Prizes.
The new US company that TikTok’s owner Bytedance plans to form with Oracle intends to hold an initial public offering in about a year, sources say.
Nick Wadhams, Saleha Mohsin and Jennifer Jacobs
The Toyota HiLux is Australia’s best selling ute, the Ford Ranger is the most critically acclaimed, but a new arrival is set to challenge both. See which comes out on top.
The cloud computing company’s initial public offering isn’t just creating new fortunes, it’s adding to the wallets of some of the tech world’s biggest names.
Fraudsters are using sophisticated scams that mimic government messages to dud Australians out of millions of dollars. Here’s what to watch out for and the plan to stop them.
A Perth entrepreneur is rattling the tin for $500,00 to launch a ride-sharing app for pets.
The sun has begun a new 25-year cycle including more sunspots and eruptions but scientists expect the period to be as calm as the last.
Unsuspecting Australians are being dudded out of millions of dollars online. Here’s what you need to watch out for.
Apple has unveiled its new products and changes to its software to improve your devices. This is how it affects you.
A teacher has been stood down after allegedly allowing high school kids to watch a video of a violent suicide in her classroom — one day after schools had been warned about the sickening footage.
A space industry company has suffered a setback with its first rocket failing to launch from its South Australian west coast facility.
WA mums and dads are being helped to shield their kids from online dangers and predators with an Australian-first app produced by local researchers.
A rocket is about to be launched from the South Australian outback to the edge of space, in a historic first for the state’s space sector.
Classified scientific operations and Australia’s work in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 are contained in the Chinese database designed for ‘hybrid warfare’. This is what the data leak means for you.
The West Australian can reveal Facebook has not deleted or suspended the accounts of users who posted a graphic video that resulted in WA schools telling parents to keep their children offline.
Dan Tehan says evidence of a Chinese database amassing information on 35,000 Australians – including children – is ‘deeply concerning’ and confirmed local intelligence agencies would be investigating.
Oracle has been selected as the winning bidder for TikTok’s US operations after Microsoft said its bid was rejected by parent company ByteDance.
Are teens turning a blind-eye to brutal images or have they just been desensitised to it all?
Perth-born technology company BankVault is looking to raise upwards of $30 million in the coming months as it attempts to tap into the billion-dollar passwordless login sector.
Tech multinational IBM has handed back $12 million to its Australian employees after underpaying them for eight years.
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