Could Google write your e-mails for you?

Emails can take up a lot of time and, depending on what you are doing, get pretty repetitive. But Google is launching a new feature it believes will speed up the process, by automatically suggesting a...

May 09, 2018
Tech

Facebook trials ‘downvote’ button

Facebook has begun testing “downvote” and “upvote” buttons for comments on some public pages in New Zealand and Australia. The feature lets users vote comments on public posts up or down to show th...

April 30, 2018
Tech

Facebook sets out what content it forbids

Facebook has for the first time published a detailed explanation of the kind of content it does and does not permit on its site. The social media giant has in the past shared brief “community stand...

April 24, 2018
Tech

Murder probe uses Apple Watch data

A smartwatch has provided important data in the murder investigation of an Australian grandmother, a court has heard. Myrna Nilsson, 57, was found dead at her home in Adelaide in September 201...

April 03, 2018
Tech

Google targets fake news with $300m initiative

Google has announced a $300 million initiative it says it aimed at preserving quality journalism and fighting the spread of fake news. Called the Google News Initiative, it’s a three-year plan inte...

March 21, 2018
Tech

Uber self-driving car kills US woman

Uber says it has suspended all of its self-driving testing after one of its vehicles struck and killed a woman in a suburb of the US city of Phoenix, in what is thought to be the first fatal crash inv...

March 19, 2018
World News