Posted on 3 July 2015 | 8:33 pm
Reddit fired a popular employee - and its volunteer staff of community administrators took down popular sub-reddit groups in protest. Now, management is trying to make peace with the rebel moderators.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 6:03 am
Like a Labor MP during Question Time under Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, the humble BlackBerry smartphone has been kicked out of the Australian Parliament.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 4:55 am
Along with throwing out ActiveX, VBScript, and IE8 quirks mode, Microsoft has decided that Silverlight has no place in its upcoming Edge browser.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 2:14 am
The US city of Philadelphia has legalised Airbnb and other short-term rental facilities, embracing the sharing economy by regulating services.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 1:54 am
The Reserve Bank of Australia has issued a request for tender as it seeks a new core banking solution.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 1:29 am
British internet service provider Sky has called for a full separation of BT's wholesale and retail arms, accusing the incumbent of failing to adequately maintain the last mile of copper lines.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 1:10 am
The initial launch of Apple Music has skipped the Chinese mainland, but in future faces stiff competition from local music-streaming services Tencent and Baidu, which shoulder high-cost royalties in order to provide low-cost services to consumers.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 12:28 am
Barrie Sheers selected to lead Microsoft NZ as Paul Muckleston moves into a new role.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 12:01 am
iiNet will provide cloud services to three agencies of the government of South Australia on a consumption-based pricing model, the company has announced.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 1:00 pm
The Ubuntu version of the Intel Compute Stick will be released next week but comes with significantly less memory and storage than the Windows version.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 7:04 am
The plan to split PC maker Hewlett-Packard into two separate entities has finally been laid out, with HP Inc and HP Enterprise to be operating autonomously by the end of this year.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 5:42 am
Australian doctors are now a phone or video call away with the launch of Telstra Health's ReadyCare telemedicine service.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 5:03 am
In a market that is said to be shrinking, Xiaomi has increased its smartphone shipments by 33 percent year on year.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 3:48 am
Looking at your phone may become the new way to pay, as MasterCard begins experimenting with biometric technology to allow users to pay with a touch of a finger or a by taking a selfie upon checkout.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 12:26 am
Just months after moving to the UK government's digital service, Paul Shetler has been snapped up as the inaugural CEO of the Australian government's digital transformation office.
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 11:40 pm
The suburb of North Manly in the prime minister's electorate of Warringah is among the next included in the rollout of the National Broadband Network.
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 9:30 pm
New Zealand's Commerce Commission releases a long-awaited revised draft determination of wholesale copper broadband prices.
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 6:39 pm
Enterprise storage has been evolving in recent years, as more data, and more kinds of data, enter the digital universe, and enterprises seek the most effective ways to manage and exploit it.
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 6:38 pm
Finding a way to manage the influx of data is a top priority for most IT managers. Check out Tech Pro Research's latest research report to discover what changes are happening and what companies are doing about it.
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 6:37 pm
As the digital universe grows, so does the technology designed to help organizations cope with the accumulating data. This ebook highlights the latest developments in storage tech.
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 12:13 pm
As healthcare systems are transformed by digital technology, it's important to guard against medical errors and remember the importance of doctor-patient relationships. Robert Wachter's book covers these and other issues well, although the security of healthcare records is a notable omission.
Posted on 30 June 2015 | 3:00 pm
The venerable FileMaker database gets an update that includes better development tools, including the ability to create mobile versions of databases that run in the browser.
Posted on 26 June 2015 | 5:21 pm
Like other Apple products before it, there is a growing accessory market for the Apple Watch. The new Griffin WatchStand is half the price of competing charging docks.
Posted on 25 June 2015 | 8:07 am
These power packs from Intocircuit certainly pack a punch when it comes to charging more than one device at the same time.
Posted on 24 June 2015 | 12:47 pm
The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are great smartphones, but both have limited battery life and lost the water-resistance found in the Galaxy S5. The Galaxy S6 Active is the device you really wanted.
Posted on 24 June 2015 | 11:35 am
The four ounce Eachine 6,000mAh charger gives you a quick charge and extra LED torch light functionality whenever you need it.
Posted on 22 June 2015 | 4:39 pm
If you need an energy boost during the day, try a quick pick-me-up with the Human Charger by Valkee.
Posted on 22 June 2015 | 12:02 pm
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and the Jide Remix Ultra is certainly flattering the Microsoft Surface tablets.
Posted on 19 June 2015 | 7:47 pm
The LG G4 is the newest Android smartphone to hit the streets with a fantastic camera and display. Urban Armor Gear provides solid protection for your investment with a new case.
Posted on 19 June 2015 | 12:23 pm
This is a Visual Studio for the world of distributed teams and continuous delivery, for cross-platform apps and for shared development environments.
Posted on 17 June 2015 | 12:47 pm
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Posted on 15 June 2015 | 1:21 pm
The one feature of the HTC One M9 that receives criticism around the world is the camera performance. This new software update significantly improves performance and make the M9 a solid choice.
Posted on 15 June 2015 | 7:04 am
Plenty of connected cameras are suitable for monitoring your home or office, but Netgear's new Arlo is completely wireless and comfortably waterproof, with infrared built in for night and dark areas. It's increasingly extensible too.
Posted on 14 June 2015 | 4:04 pm
There's a certain freedom that comes with using a waterproof, shock-proof case and the one for the HTC One M9 is fantastic.
Posted on 12 June 2015 | 3:02 pm
This 12-inch Android tablet offers an interesting twist in the shape of the Duet Pen, which can digitise notes you make both on-screen and on paper.
Posted on 11 June 2015 | 12:47 pm
Many smartwatches look too geeky to wear with a coat and tie. LG launched a high quality Android Wear model that looks and functions well.
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 2:12 pm
I road tested three portable power banks from Lepow: The Poki, Moonstone and Virtue. I was impressed with their style and staying power.
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 11:00 am
A splash proof mini Bluetooth speaker with hands free phone connectivity for productivity in the shower
Posted on 8 June 2015 | 9:13 am
The 15-inch MacBook Pro remains Apple's most powerful laptop, with an outstanding Retina display, but this modest update offers little to entice existing users to upgrade.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 10:41 pm
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending July 3, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 10:00 pm
The Fourth of July weekend is here, and if this one is like previous years I'm going to get a flood of people asking me how to go about photographing firework displays with an iPhone. Well, here's what you need to know to do just that.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 9:32 pm
A top analyst explains how enterprise vendors can develop trust, the foundation for successful sales. It's a lesson for small and large technology vendors!
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 4:46 pm
We don't often think about wireless carriers providing more than reliable service, but Verizon is working hard to actively provide emergency communications and opportunities for innovation.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 4:19 pm
New study predicts cloud-based development will be a team effort involving both business and IT. 'Developer visionaries' will lead the way, though.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 4:00 pm
This week in Windows Phone news we saw the Edge browser getting branded, rebuttal to claims that Microsoft will kill the phone business, and AOL took over Microsoft's ad business.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 3:40 pm
The touchscreen slider phone BlackBerry teased earlier this year may not have BlackBerry OS; reports indicate the Venice could be an Android handset.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 2:28 pm
The company has doubled its research headcount and creates new partnerships with academic institutions
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 2:00 pm
News this week in iOS saw the release of iOS 8.4, word that Apple is giving better battery warranties, and that iPhone owners are more loyal than Samsung phone owners.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 12:25 pm
Apple is, as we've come to expect, tight-lipped as to how the new iPhone will differ from the existing offering. But where there's an information vacuum, there are no end of rumors and speculation ready to fill it.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 12:00 pm
This week in Android saw reports of a new browser by Cyanogenmod, leaks of the S6 Edge Plus, and word of a security flaw affecting LG phones.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 10:55 am
A hacker is demanding payment -- or Plex will find its data spread across the Internet.
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 10:00 am
ARIN reports it only has about two to four weeks of IPv4 Internet address blocks left.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 10:03 pm
Microsoft and Kyocera have settled a dispute over Android patents, and simultaneously entered into a patent cross-licensing arrangement about which no details are available.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 7:15 pm
Analyst Gene Munster suggests that Apple Music is all about selling more devices. That makes no sense. Instead, look for Apple to recoup its $3 billion Beats investment in short order.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 5:15 pm
Microsoft is in the home stretch with Windows 10. Yet another new test build for PCs, Build 10162, is available to Fast Ring testers.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 4:12 pm
On the heels of a major coup in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, Open Source Robotics Foundation CEO Brian Gerkey talks humanoid disaster robots, drones, and the open source future of the flourishing robotics industry.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 2:49 pm
James is Intel's highest ranking female executive. She will stay with Intel until January to help with the transition.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 2:16 pm
David Gewirtz nearly gave up trying to find a comprehensive, powerful, fast and flexible media tool to manage his hundreds of thousands of images. And then, eureka!
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 2:08 pm
The open-source community is bringing another mobile browser choice to Android in the form of Gello: A Chromium browser without the Google bits.