Wikipedia: the most cited authors revealed to be three Australian scientists | Technology

An academic paper on global climate zones written by three Australians more than a decade ago has been named the most cited source on Wikipedia, having being referenced more than 2.8m times. But the authors of the paper, who are still good friends, had no idea about the wider impact …

Bending time: The hidden dimension of time-lapse photography – video | Technology

Guardian Australia heads to the picturesque foreshores of Sydney Harbour to discuss the art of time-lapse photography with Matthew Vandeputte, a Belgian-born photographer who has made a name for himself pushing the technique to its limits. Using the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as subjects, Vandeputte talks through the …

What technology is the modern farmer eyeing off at Agfest?

What technology is the modern farmer eyeing off at Agfest?

Posted May 03, 2018 18:32:19 Photo: Chris Connors says a remote irrigation system allows farmers more freedom. (ABC News: Laura Beavis) Australia’s largest agricultural field days in Tasmania has attracted farmers who are cashed-up off a bumper season and looking to gain a technological edge on their competitors. Agfest at …

Wall Street: Nasdaq surges on Apple and technology stocks rally

Wall Street: Nasdaq surges on Apple and technology stocks rally

Posted May 02, 2018 07:48:32 Australian shares are expected to open flat or slightly higher, as Wall Street ended its day mixed. Markets at 7:10am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.1pc, ASX 200 (Tuesday close) +0.5pc to 6,015. AUD: 74.88 US cents, 54.99 British pence, 62.44 Euro cents, 82.27 Japanese …

Contactless card technology like payWave, payPass costing us millions to ‘tap and go’

Contactless card technology like payWave, payPass costing us millions to ‘tap and go’

Posted April 26, 2018 10:32:27 Until now choosing to “tap and go” at the checkout has been free — or so you thought, right? Contactless card payments are expensive for businesses to process and some retailers are now opting to put that cost back on customers. Dr Michael Schaper, deputy …

Facebook’s data changes will hamper research and oversight, academics warn | Technology

A group of the world’s leading internet academics say Facebook’s decision to tighten access to user data in reaction to the Cambridge Analytica scandal will actually hamper genuine research and oversight of the platform. An open letter, signed by 27 researchers and published on Wednesday, said while the privacy changes …

Wall Street sinks on tobacco and technology stocks tumble

Wall Street sinks on tobacco and technology stocks tumble

Posted April 20, 2018 07:32:38 Australian shares are set to fall at the open, after a tumble on Wall Street led by consumer staples and technology stocks. Markets at 7:05am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures -0.1pc, ASX 200 (Thursday’s close) +0.3pc at 5,881 AUD: 77.27 US cents, 54.83 British pence, …

Lives affected by motor neurone disease are changed by Australian medical technology

Lives affected by motor neurone disease are changed by Australian medical technology

Posted April 19, 2018 08:40:49 Photo: Matthew Hodge was able to communicate through Australian-designed technology. (Supplied: Joanne Hodge) Related Story: New device offers hope to ‘locked in’ brain trauma victims Related Story: How Stephen Hawking inspired me to take drastic measures against motor neurone disease After Matthew Hodge was diagnosed …

Netflix, Amazon, Twitter and technology stocks boost Wall Street

Netflix, Amazon, Twitter and technology stocks boost Wall Street

Posted April 18, 2018 07:30:36 Australian shares are set to open higher, following another strong day for US markets boosted by technology stocks. Markets at 7:05am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.4pc, ASX 200 (Tuesday’s close) flat at 5,841 AUD: 77.69 US cents, 54.37 British pence, 62.8 Euro cents, 83.15 …