NOTE: This wiki is the archive for the 2008 and 2009 Horizon Project: Australia-New Zealand Edition projects. Please refer to the current Project Wiki for the latest information.
| Selected RSS Feeds
Australia Tech News
- US questions Google on Glass privacy (Fri, 17 May 2013 04:47:36 -0700)
US politicians are seeking reassurances from Google that its smart spectacles will respect personal privacy.
- EA stops making games for Wii U (Fri, 17 May 2013 02:48:35 -0700)
Games giant EA has revealed that it currently has no games in development for Nintendo's Wii U console.
- Single-pixel camera makes 3D image (Thu, 16 May 2013 16:13:04 -0700)
Scientists in Glasgow have discovered a low-cost way to create 3D images, capable of sensing frequencies beyond visible light.
- Jail sentences for Lulzsec hackers (Thu, 16 May 2013 07:19:35 -0700)
British hackers who were behind a series of high profile cyber-attacks in 2011 have been sentenced at a hearing in London.
- Google Maps revamp set to aid ads (Wed, 15 May 2013 11:52:50 -0700)
Google's Maps revamp adds new advertising icons and aims to tailor the results to each user's interests.
- Nintendo to profit from user videos (Thu, 16 May 2013 10:19:35 -0700)
Fan anger after Nintendo confirms it will profit from advertisements placed on gameplay videos uploaded by gamers.
- EU warns China over telecom payments (Thu, 16 May 2013 01:57:45 -0700)
The EU warns it may investigate claims that Chinese telecom firms have been paid subsidies, allowing them to flood markets with cheap equipment.
- EA drops online pass for used games (Thu, 16 May 2013 03:08:23 -0700)
Publisher Electronic Arts has decided to end a controversial program that stifled trade in second-hand games.
- Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer (Thu, 16 May 2013 04:54:33 -0700)
A $15m computer that uses "quantum physics" effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility.
- Google launches music subscriptions (Wed, 15 May 2013 12:32:55 -0700)
Google unveils a streaming music service and details plans to upgrade its other existing services at its developers conference in San Francisco.
- 'Kickstarter for gigs' is launched (Thu, 16 May 2013 05:33:13 -0700)
A service allowing fans to club together to pay bands to play gigs at their request has been launched.
- Nvidia details Shield console launch (Wed, 15 May 2013 05:06:10 -0700)
Nvidia prices its Shield handheld console at a significant premium to Sony's PlayStation Vita and Nintendo's 3DS XL.
- Blackberry expands BBM to rivals (Tue, 14 May 2013 09:23:57 -0700)
Blackberry is expanding its BBM chat app to rival platforms, initially offering free texts on devices running Android or Apple's iOS operating systems.
- Seven million Brits 'never used net' (Wed, 15 May 2013 08:48:30 -0700)
More than seven million adults in the UK have never been online, official figures say, with the elderly remaining the least connected.
- Facebook blocks 'social suicide' app (Tue, 14 May 2013 07:05:28 -0700)
An app offering users the chance to play Russian roulette with their Facebook account has been pulled from the site
- Nokia unveils slimmer top-end phone (Tue, 14 May 2013 02:31:18 -0700)
Nokia slims down its flagship smartphone, ditching built-in support for wireless charging and upgrading its camera technology.
- Rolls-Royce to back supercar project (Mon, 13 May 2013 02:45:46 -0700)
Aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is to sponsor the British Bloodhound project to drive a car beyond 1,000mph.
- Man lists 12,000 call menu options (Fri, 17 May 2013 03:55:05 -0700)
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
- VIDEO: Intel reveals tech innovations (Thu, 16 May 2013 00:44:29 -0700)
From 'perceptual computing' to smarter car headlights, chip maker Intel reveals what it thinks is the technology of tomorrow.
- VIDEO: Quieter by design (Tue, 14 May 2013 16:01:04 -0700)
Lara Lewington looks at how manufacturers are focusing their attention on technology to make their products quieter.