The UK's House of Lords has convened a committee to evaluate the potential economic and social impact of future advances in the field of artificial intelligence.
Microsoft's focus on cloud services and subscriptions helped the company more than double its net income for the June quarter.
More than a quarter of Australians are ready for internet-connected virtual assistants or smart appliances to make purchases on their behalf, up from just 12% less than a year ago, according to Visa.
Winners have now been announced for the 2017 Communications Alliance Awards (ACOMM).
Gartner expects IT spending in Australia to reach $83.1bn this year, driven by strong growth in enterprise software spending.
The global PC market is on track to continue its decline in 2017 in terms of unit shipments, but will return to growth from 2018.
Australian researchers are working on a new super-fast, safe blockchain technology which they say has the potential to revolutionise the global economy.
Apple retained its top spot in Gartner's list of the top 100 vendors in IT by annual revenue, with rivals Samsung and Google taking second and third place respectively.
Critical infrastructure experts consider the utilities sector to top the list of the world's most critical industries, measured by factors including the potential societal and financial impact of an outage.
Fear of the unknown is all that stands in the way of a new era of 'digital cohesion' made possible by smart technology.
The double taxation of digital currency payments will be removed under the latest federal Budget, an announcement that has been welcomed by digital currency and blockchain innovators.
A survey of online shoppers found that nearly one-third will shift their commerce to Amazon when the company arrives in Australia.
Customer satisfaction has improved on several key indicators, according to the latest telecommunications survey.
Australian small businesses that are also early tech adopters have the most confidence in growth over the next 12 months.
At the current rate of change, 98% of receivables across all Australian businesses will comprise non-cash payments within five years.