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A chapel in the heart of Barcelona Univesity is home to one of Europe's most powerful supercomputers - and a mobile chip-based successor is under development.
Rights holders and their advocates have argued that while the site-blocking legislation won't stop piracy, it will send a message to Australians illicitly downloading with 'arrogant impunity'.
As an Auditor General's report lifts the potential cost of Inland Revenue's transformation to NZ$1.9 billion, Xero says it will build open tax filing interfaces for free.
Tasmania Police will soon go to tender to replace its first fleet of Acer Iconia tablets issued to over 1,000 police officers across the state.
The Australian competition watchdog has welcomed an enforced undertaking from gaming giant EA to provide refunds to customers downloading games on the Origin platform.
Last year's breach of the White House's unclassified computer system reportedly saw Russian hackers get access to US President Barack Obama's emails.
NGOs question the benefits of a partnership between Facebook and the Brazilian government for free Internet provision
The burden placed on companies to block copyright-infringing websites is not justified by the evidence that site-blocking regimes are effective, according to Google.
Uber Australia's general manager David Rohrsheim claims that the company should not be subject to the same regulatory financial burden as the taxi industry, while calling for new regulation in which to operate legally.
Australian Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has said that a Labor government would work to develop a 'natural partnership' with the local startup industry in a bid to help drive local innovation and overcome emerging economic challenges.
A call for the government to implement a widespread internet filter in addition to allowing rights holders to get piracy sites blocked shows that the legislation will be an open door for full internet censorship in Australia.
Claims by tech giants Apple, Google, and Microsoft about how much tax the companies pay in Australia have been questioned by Australian Taxation Commissioner Chris Jordan.
The next five years will see the criminal deployment of malware top the online crime threat to Australia, according to the Australian Crime Commission.
According to data compiled by MapLight, Google spent the most it has ever on lobbying federal agencies and Congress. It still trails the likes of AT&T, Verizon and Comcast though.
Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton has said that the Australian government is still refusing to reveal how much it will pay telcos for the cost of implementing mandatory data retention.
There are a lot of players in the mandatory data-retention debate. We look at who is for the legislation, and who is opposing it.
2014 was a pretty rough year from a cybersecurity perspective. So that means that 2015 will be better, right? Right? Yeah, not so much. We'll tell you why.
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How the Internet of Everything will have an impact on education in the next years
You may think you know how scary government can get, but you ain't seen nothin' yet!
How do you vanish online? Follow these 10 steps to get started.
Tomorrow, voting machines will be working at full steam as Brazilians go to the polls for the second round of the country's general elections. We take you though the main developments of e-voting in Brazil over the last 30 years.
In what ways can teachers use tech to enrich their lessons?
Operating and maintaining the sensitive IT equipment in Australia's tropical far north can be a challenging undertaking, but NEC Australia has worked out a way to keep things running for some of Australia's most remote communities.
No matter the age, learning a programming language is a marketable skill. Here are mobile apps to assist you.
ZDNet took iRobot's new Android-based robot controller for a spin at a briefing in New York City. (Spoiler alert: nothing broke.)
Out of the thousands on offer to make your life easier, here is a roundup of the most essential Android applications for students.
What are some of the most innovative tech projects and ideas seeking crowdfunding on Kickstarter and Indiegogo this month?
A high-spec laptop for design, a budget laptop for reading or a decent all-rounder -- whatever your student needs going back to school, you can find it here.
A high-spec tablet for media, a budget tablet for reading or a decent all-rounder -- whatever your student needs going back to school, you can find it here.
From gaming headsets to budget tablets, here are some of the best back to school tech and gadgets on the market.
Appointing critics of Labor's National Broadband Network (NBN) project to the cost-benefit analysis review will result in the upcoming report stating the Coalition government's policy was correct, according to Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare.
Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam believes making Foxtel-exclusive content available on other platforms is the best method to reduce copyright infringement in Australia.
Australian Government Chief Technology Officer John Sheridan speaks to ZDNet about the implementation of cloud within government agencies, and the cloud provider panel.
In a sit-down interview with ZDNet, Australian Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull promised that under a Coalition government, NBN Co will be more transparent and more business-like than it is today.
Last week, iVEC, a joint venture of the CSIRO and four Western Australian universities, oversaw the installation of the second portion of the Australian Government's $80 million supercomputer investment. The supercomputer will provide the grunt to process data for research projects such as the global Square Kilometre Array (SKA) initiative.
While some companies have taken to social media like ducks to water, others are frightened to even dip their toes in. ZDNet Australia held a roundtable this month with IT executives from top Australian companies to gauge how social they are and how social they'd like to be.
Governments worldwide are investing in cyber armies and intelligence to counter growing online threats.
Need an anti-spying solution designed to lock down your messages and protect your privacy? One smartphone case maker promises as much, but only proves a fraction of its claims.
Microsoft is not known for educational computing tools, but with Office Mix it's turning PowerPoint into a tool for building online lessons.
Microsoft has changed the look and feel of its venerable browser while adding some much-needed security features.
WordPerfect 12.0 features a core stable of productivity apps but suffers from its poor handling of Microsoft files.
Heavyweights Motorola and Microsoft unite to produce the MPx200; a sleek, all-black clamshell smart phone. Read our Australian review.
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