Beer is the world’s oldest alcoholic beverage, and the favourite tipple of Australians. Captain Cook brought it with him as a means to preserve water, and his idea seems to have caught on — Australians globally are about the fourth or fifth most prolific beer-drinkers per capita, slugging back about 110 litres per person per year. And as it is to the art of [[artnid:347545|winemaking]], technology is integral to modern brewers.
Stories by Darren Pauli
Thousands of PCs have reportedly been infected with a Trojan delivered through a Facebook exploit, according to a security firm.
Melbourne taxi service Silver Top has introduced a phone number recognition system that has left customers powerless to chase drivers that leave them stood-up.
Love, love, love. The Redmound giant has plenty to give, and it is laying it on thick to groom Aussie web developers to use its platforms.
Crowds will be able to replay live action at sporting events using their mobile phones, and literally lay their taste in entertainment on the table using Microsoft’s Surface tablet.
The national police support agency Crimtrac has moved its DNA databases into CCTV-monitored pods at hosting provider Canberra Data Centres.
It is bad enough that a thousand hijacked computers can attack a network and take a business offline, but a security professional proved a single person can do the job.
The IT community has blasted the Federal Government's proposed mandatory Internet filter, and remains cautious but warm to the $43 billion National Broadband Network (NBN).
Health experts have warned that Australia's national $466.7 million e-health records system is being rushed and lacks a consumer focus.
Airports could soon trial a locally-built facial recognition technology in a move to crack down on illegal immigration, terrorism and crime.
IBM has apologised for distributing malware-laden USB keys to delegates at Australia’s biggest security conference last week.
Present at our most catalytic events, revered by many of the world’s religious orders, wine has buttered the tongues of warlords and dictators. Roman Caesars have gorged on it, medieval poets have sung about it and chemists have cured ailments with what was once an elixir, now a treasured beverage. And IT is changing the future flavour.
It was the night of the masquerade ball, and the security professionals had left their rooms for a night of carousing and revelry.
AusCERT is winding up and most of the vendors, delegates and journalists have gone. It was an enlightening experience. I've chewed the fat with security thinkers, cops and hackers, and picked a few locks and brains.
The Chinese Government is set to terminate circumvention methods of its mandatory Internet filter ahead of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre next month, according to the Tor Project founder.