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Sometimes a politician tells the truth

Sometimes a politician tells the truth

Irish Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte put aside his prepared speech when he addressed a group of 25 businessmen in the offices of Ernst and Young in Dublin on 11 April.

OurSay: how India’s technology is cutting into corruption

OurSay: how India’s technology is cutting into corruption

In the world’s largest democracy, corruption has long been part of the system of governance, writes Gautam Raju, co-founder and creative director, OurSay Australia.

AFL, NRL appeal likely, but Optus TV ruling the right call

AFL, NRL appeal likely, but Optus TV ruling the right call

Justice Rares in the Federal Court yesterday cut a large chunk out of the value of sports broadcasting rights in new media by ruling that Optus is allowed to offer its TV Now Service, writes Kimberlee Weatherall.

Protecting yourself from phone hacking, a handy guide …

Protecting yourself from phone hacking, a handy guide …

Mobile phone security expert David Rogers explains how phone hacking is done, and how you can better protect your mobile phone's voicemail.

Mobile phones and cancer: assessing risk in a world of uncertainty

Mobile phones and cancer: assessing risk in a world of uncertainty

Over the past week 31 scientists from 14 countries have been meeting at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to assess whether exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields can cause cancer. Here are some of their findings.

Gazing into the pocket-sized crystal ball of mobile gadgetry

Gazing into the pocket-sized crystal ball of mobile gadgetry

What does the future have in store for mobile gadgets? We know they will get thinner and lighter, but how will they change our lives and what will they do? Farhad Manjoo discusses the big future of small devices.

Big brother, little phone

Big brother, little phone

Mobile technology experts are warning consumers about free downloadable applications that record sensitive information such as text messages and search histories. Are smartphones becoming too smart?

Mobile phones are dirtier than dunnies

Mobile phones are dirtier than dunnies

A new study from a UK hygiene expert has made some alarming claims about mobile phones, arguing the average mobile is ridden with germs and bugs and harbors more bacteria than toilet flushes.

Recapping the last five years of mobile technology

Recapping the last five years of mobile technology

Mobile phones have come a long way in the last half decade. Mashable looks at the key concepts behind their rapid evolution, including the rise of touchscreen technology, social networking and downloadable applications.

Why I’m ditching my iPhone for Android

Why I’m ditching my iPhone for Android

Tech journo Daniel Lyons is breaking up with his iPhone. Google's new Android OS, Froyo, blows Apple out of the water.