There are several flow-on effects from the recent Facebook hack. ShutterstShock Facebook announced on Friday that its engineering team had discovered a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts. Due to a flaw in Facebook’s code, hackers were able to take over an account and use it in the same way you […]

Once it’s up and running, the main change for 5G users will be increased speed and reduced delay. Robin Worrall/Unsplash, CC BY Who will build Australia’s 5G mobile phone network? Not Chinese telecommunications infrastructure company Huawei, which was recently excluded from involvement via a statement from then acting Home Affairs Minister Scott Morrison […]

This “possible carcinogen” isn’t going to give you cancer. Dangerous, but not because it’s going to give you a brain tumor. Deposit Photos The California Department of Public Health recently released guidelines for decreasing one’s exposure to cell phone radiation. This seems, at first, like a reasonable thing to offer. But the […]

How often do you take away your kid’s phone? RoongsaK/Shutterstock Do you take away your teenager’s phone to manage their behaviour? Maybe when they arrive home late from a party or receive a bad report card? Confiscating, time-limiting or permitting additional access to technology has become a popular parenting strategy. Surveys […]

How does technology affect your relationships? Credit: Syda Productions/Shutterstock This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. As a university professor and a mother of teen boys, I am immersed in a world of young faces buried in their phones. […]

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Have you had more “alone together” time with friends and significant others since the iPhone became indispensable? Credit: antoniodiaz/Shutterstock This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Sometime around 2011 or 2012, it suddenly became very easy to predict what […]