Videos and photos drive social media use: Facebook gets it as Twitter struggles

1:11PM | Tuesday, 13 January 2015 |  With the pervasiveness of social media, it is still an unanswered question as to how fundamental a role it plays in everyone’s lives. Part of the complexity comes from the fact that we regard social media as being a uniform thing.

Aussie tech startups flock to buy promoted tweets: but are they worth it?

11:30PM | Friday, 7 November 2014 |  Last month, Twitter allowed Australian startups and small businesses to advertise on Twitter for the first time.

THE NEWS WRAP: USB security is 'fundamentally broken'

8:17AM | Friday, 1 August 2014 |  Security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell say USB security is fundamentally broken, and there’s no easy fix.

THE NEWS WRAP: Mass production of Apple smartwatch to begin in July

6:13AM | Friday, 20 June 2014 |  Taiwan’s Quanta Computer Inc will start mass production of Apple’s first smartwatch in July, sources told Reuters.

THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon turns Twitter into a shopping cart

5:19AM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 |  Amazon is giving English and American customers the chance to shop without leaving Twitter.

Best of the Web: Eulogy for Twitter

5:39PM | Friday, 2 May 2014 |  Is Twitter on its death bed as a social media platform? Maybe not quite yet, but some analysts believe it's not long for this social media coil.

Local start-up community unites on quest to bring a car made of Lego that runs on air to Australia

9:25PM | Friday, 13 September 2013 |  The Melbourne and Sydney start-up communities have united to fund the creation of a full-size car made entirely of Lego by a Romanian teenage hardware hacker.

Top US investor Jonathan Teo to visit Melbourne

9:08PM | Monday, 9 September 2013 |  Leading US investor Jonathan Teo will visit Melbourne next month to meet local start-ups and entrepreneurs and speak at an event hosted by investor group Investors’ Org.

Bugcrowd raises $1.6 million by mastering the cultural differences between Australian and US investors

9:59AM | Thursday, 5 September 2013 |  Bugcrowd, a marketplace for security testing websites via crowdsourced “bug bounties”, has raised $1.6 million in its series A funding round, set to close in a few weeks.

Calling all app developers: the 2014 OzApp awards are open for entry

8:09PM | Thursday, 22 August 2013 |  One of Australia’s leading app development competitions is calling for entries from entrepreneurs who have built creative apps for mobile, web or cloud systems this year.