Online

Why Boris likes Trump’s tweets

BRITAIN’S Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is a fan of US President Donald Trump’s habit of taking to Twitter in the middle of the night, describing the practice as “pretty refreshing”. After delivering a wide-ranging speech in which he reminisced about how he forged a love for Stubbies shorts, Kylie Minogue …

READ MORE →
Online

How to unsend an e-mail

You really need to turn this Gmail feature on. WE’VE all been there. That stomach-churning moment where you hit send on an email and you instantly know you’ve made a mistake. Luckily for you, Google released an “undo send” option on Gmail late in 2016, giving users an electronic eraser …

READ MORE →
Online

Sickening video: ‘Look, it’s already almost dead’

A group of men have videoed a shark being dragged through the water by its tail after securing it to the boat. Warning: Graphic content A SICKENING video showing a shark being dragged at high speeds behind a boat filled with a group of men as sparked outrage online. An …

READ MORE →
Online

The huge cost of ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks have cost millions. Picture: AFP VICTIMS of ransomware have paid out almost $32 million to online saboteurs over the last two years, a study has found. The recent Wannacry and Petya ransomware strains have shown how vulnerable computer systems in Australia and around the world are to such …

READ MORE →
Online

How many triangles are in this image?

Can you figure out how many triangles are hidden within this illustration? Picture: Kumar Ankit/Quora A BRAINTEASER that asks users to calculate the number of triangles in an image is leaving the web baffled. The simple illustration, which was posted by Kumar Ankit on Quora, has now been shared thousands …

READ MORE →
Online

Tinder just got way more superficial

I didn’t even think it was possible for Tinder to get more shallow. Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images ANALYSING every detail of your potential Tinder match just got easier thanks to a fresh design change on the dating app. However, the only change people are really going to care about is …

READ MORE →
Online

NBN’s ‘blatant’ Australia Post push

Urgent reminder … that you need to go to the post office. The NBN is sending notices to switch via registered mail, angering some recipients. Picture: Supplied CRITICS are calling it extreme marketing, but the NBN Co says it’s just meeting its obligations and ensuring nobody is left without phone …

READ MORE →
Online

Aussies lagging in world tech stakes

Almost 9 in every 10 Australians use smartphones but the cost and speed of broadband internet connections is holding us back. Picture: Adam Yip/The Daily Telegraph WE’RE tech savvy … but slow. Australians lag behind New Zealand and Iceland when it comes to being “connected”. Because while we’re among the …

READ MORE →
Online

NBN focused on upgrading network

The National Broadband Network has hit the halfway mark. THE company building the National Broadband Network has hit the halfway mark and says planning is under way for future upgrades to the network. At the end of the June, 5.7 million premises were able to access the network, about 300,000 …

READ MORE →
Online

Confusion grows over Medicare breach

Revelations continue to emerge about the apparent security breach that led to Medicare card numbers of Australians being sold on the ‘dark web’. Picture: AAP GOVERNMENT departments warned staff not to accept Medicare cards as a form of identity proof after reports surfaced that card numbers were being sold on …

READ MORE →