The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will establish a new taskforce to counter “online disinformation campaigns”, in a bid to further clamp down on social media activities.
The move comes as the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) hands down a report naming bushfire and COVID-19 ‘conspiracies’ as a main source of disinformation.
Around 700 jobs at Woolworths will be lost to the rise of new technologies, as the company automates key logistics facilities in Sydney and Melbourne.
Unions have slammed the organisation as “heartless” for deciding to replace warehouse workers with robots, after employees put in extra effort during the COVID-19 saga.
Warfare is being transformed by the information revolution and attempts to define and prepare more efficient and effective military technology continues to gain momentum.
New systems, driven by emerging Internet of Things (IoT) domains, are selectively engineering advanced capabilities to meet the anticipated needs for warfare in the new millennium.
Extensive surveillance measures introduced across the world during the coronavirus outbreak have widened and become entrenched, digital rights experts say.
Governments across the world have been accused of denting civil rights with the widespread use of techniques such as drone monitoring, contact tracing apps, fever scanners and more.
Out of all the technologies to emerge in the past couple of decades, facial recognition is one of the most controversial issues. Its benefits come at a price — a price that some deem too great.
How will biometric capabilities be implemented in the future? What are the concerns?