'I've Wanted To Smash Them': Parents Going To Desperate Lengths To Keep Kids Off Devices
Laura Condely is mum to three children aged 14, 11 and 10.
Laura Condely is mum to three children aged 14, 11 and 10.
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Supermarket robot overlords set to conveniently surveil everything you buy.
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International foreign currency exchange Travelex has confirmed it had suspended some services following a malware attack on New Year's Eve.
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Sadly, my partner already made the decision for me.
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Watch out -- someone could hack your vibrator.
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Insurance companies are warning consumers to be cautious with discounts on new technology from automakers, like collision-avoiding brakes or automated cruise control.
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Reading their privacy page will also age you fifty years.
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Elon Musk said Tesla robotaxis with no human drivers would be available next year.
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Phwoar! What a dish!
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A European satellite could be the answer scientists are looking for to clean up tonnes of space-junk orbiting through space around Earth.
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A snack food company in Japan has released an innovative new bag of chips that you can eat one-handed -- leaving the other clean and free to keep scrolling through Instagram.
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Laters, R. Kelly!
Facing increasing concern about the misuse of its platform, messaging program WhatsApp is taking a stand.
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A glitch has been discovered in the supposedly secure message sending app after one woman claimed she could read a stranger's messages on her new phone.
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Self-driving car startup Zoox Inc has become the first company to receive approval from California regulators to operate an autonomous ride service for public passengers, state regulators said on Friday.
I didn’t mean to.
A total before-bed phone ban might not be the answer.
Which we've answered for you.
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Some say it was necessary.
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Apple may pull out of the local market, the Aussie tech industry could be crippled and hackers could crack previously unbreakable codes under "outrageous" encryption legislation the government wants to ram through parliament.
This is not a good start.
All you need is a pen. Seriously.
But will fans of the 'Gram LIKE it?
Just take our money.
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