A beacon of hope after disaster

Microgrids funded and installed by church and volunteer groups promise to supply essential electricity to poor neighbourhoods hit by natural disasters.

By viki
Ex-Twitter staffer spied for Saudi Arabia

A jury found Ahmad Abouammo, a US citizen and former media partnership manager for Twitter’s Middle East region, guilty on several charges.

By nadinetuback
EDUCATION SCHOOL STOCK A digital skills challenge will be free to schools to boost Australia's stock of technology workers.
Free digital skills challenge to fill tech gaps at Aussie schools

“Teachers do need help,” said James Curran, CEO of tech training provider Grok Academy. “A child could come in knowing more than the teachers and that’s a bit confronting.”

By ericmeijer
Self-generated child sexual abuse images online rising

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) warns self-generated content of child sexual abuse imagery is a social and digital emergency.

 

 

By moniqueb
US Treasury sanctions Tornado Cash, alleges ties with North Korea

Allegedly helped to launder more than $7 billion worth of virtual currency since its creation in 2019.

By joannew
Qantas execs to work as baggage handlers

Qantas executives will work as baggage handlers for a three-month program as part of a contingency program to combat labour shortages, the airline announced.

By viki
Cox Enterprises buys up Axios Media

Media conglomerate Cox Enterprises has bought online news provider Axios Media for a reported $525 million.

By joannew
Robotic gaze is difficult to interpret

Over a series of six experiments, scientists tested whether we can comprehend the intentions of robots just by looking at them.

By chrisbartlett
Musk says Twitter deal could still progress

The Tesla CEO has been trying to back out of his April agreement to buy the social media company, leading Twitter to sue him last month.

By viki