Cyber criminals targeting unwary businesses - report

7:50PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Renee Thompson

Australian businesses are increasingly becoming targets for cyber crime, according to the first national unclassified cyber security threat report.


Stripe ripe for Apple Pay boom

7:41PM | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Australia is on track to become Stripe’s third biggest market, and co-founder John Collison says online sales will rocket with Apple Pay’s imminent arrival in the country.

 | Technology

Microsoft wants to win back your support with Windows 10

7:27PM | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | David Tuffley

The latest version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system will begin rolling out from Wednesday (July 29).

 | IT

What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

7:57PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Ibrar Bhatt

Can’t remember the name of the two elements that scientist Marie Curie discovered? Or who won the 1945 UK general election? Ask Google.

 | Technology  | Managing people

Open letter: we must stop killer robots before they are built

7:50PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Toby Walsh

More than 1000 of the leading researchers in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics have today signed and published an open letter calling for a ban on offensive autonomous weapons, also known colloquially as “killer robots”.

 | Technology

Gaming through the ages: older Australians are embracing video games

7:30PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Jeffrey E. Brand

Stereotypes that video games were a popular medium intended only for youths have been eroded; it's clear they're popular for adults.

 | Technology

THE NEWS WRAP: Google moves away from Google+

7:43AM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Google will no longer force users to identify themselves on its platforms through a Google+ profile.

 | Technology

TV shifts from hero to zero, but even Netflix can't kill pirating

7:07PM | Monday, 27 July 2015 | Marc C-Scott

Analyst firm UBS this week placed a halt on any growth by the Australian television networks in 2016.

 | Technology

The future of 3D printing lies in space and with an extra dimension

7:02PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | Hamza Bendemr

The concept and use of 3D printing is now well established, with a large selection of printers available today, ranging from your low-price small 3D units for home to the larger and more robust industrial printers.

 | Technology

Technolog: Hack of dating sites signals an end to promiscuous use of online identity

7:46PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | David Glance

If anybody is still labouring under the mistaken belief that anything online can remain private and secure, this week should have seen them finally admit defeat.

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THE NEWS WRAP: Google giving away patents to startups

7:34AM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

As part of a continued fight against patent trolls, Google is offering to give startups two starter patents to help them get off the ground and defend their IP.

 | Technology

Friends with benefits or the untapped long tail of social influence

7:37PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Fi Bendall

The true commercial benefit of social media is the power of the recommendation.

 | Social media

THE NEWS WRAP: Microsoft launch instant-messaging style email app

7:36AM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Microsoft has launched Send, a new email app designed specifically for “brief, snappy communications”.

 | Technology

The future of data science looks spectacular

7:35PM | Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | Glenn Wightwick

It wasn’t that long ago that we lived in an entirely analogue world, where digital technology was largely relegated to the laboratory.

 | IT

Ashley Madison breach reveals the rise of the moralist hacker

7:28PM | Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | Bill Buchanan

All sorts of information that isn’t expressly financial is valuable to those with fraudulent or disruptive intent.

 | Technology

Social networking site Gamurs launch attracts 6000 gaming enthusiasts

7:27PM | Tuesday, 21 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

After launching two weeks ago, social networking site Gamurs has attracted more than 6000 users.

 | Business ideas  | Technology  | Social media

Moore's Law is 50 years old but will it continue?

7:48PM | Tuesday, 21 July 2015 | Jonathan Borwein

The days of Moore’s Law may be coming to an end as the time between new innovation appears to be widening.

 | Technology

Lessons from the Apple e-book case

7:26PM | Tuesday, 21 July 2015 | Stephen King

The Court of Appeals in the US has ratified Apple’s guilt in the e-book case. And it provides two lessons for Australia.

 | Growth Strategy  | Technology

Price barrier spurs 3D startup to Seedstars Sydney success

7:49PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

When faced with a $20,000 bill to create a 3D scan of a product, Rahul Koduri, Richard Boers and Asfand Khan set out to build a cheaper and easier alternative.

 | Technology

How a virtual 'mob boss' from Texas became the new face of organized crime

7:47PM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | Diana S Dolliver

On October 2 2013, after months of extensive joint federal investigations, the FBI arrested Ross William Ulbricht for his role in leading a major online criminal enterprise...

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