Mahesh Sharma 6:30 PM NBN Co has started dishing out $15.6 million in subsidies in a bid to help 9000 remote premises connect to the NBN.
Andrew Colley 12:06 PM The federal government denies it’s moving too slowly on economic reforms to foster technology start-ups. Told to consider Israel example.
Brian X Chen 8:45 AM For Apple, the iPhone continues to be the gadget that makes the company tick.
Lia Timson Hillary Clinton dropped by Twitter headquarters where she praised 'girls who code' and hoped social media would one day be used to resolve political and diplomatic problems.
San Francisco company Stripe has launched its global payments platform in Australia, marking a first move into the Asia-Pacific region for the three-year-old payments start-up backed by a trio of PayPal co-founders.
Elliott Management has amassed an active stake of more than $US1 billion in EMC and is pushing the world's biggest maker of storage computers to spin off its VMware unit, a person familiar with the matter said.
Stephen Hutcheon Urban Compass, the real estate brokerage start-up co-founded by Australian-educated entrepreneur Ori Allon, secures a new round of funding which values the company at $US360 million.
Matthew Hall As Australia’s federal government looks to make controversial budget cuts to education, innovation and science research, New York City is partnering with schools and private companies to fund training and jobs.
Stuart Corner Trials of new technology being undertaken by Telstra and Ericsson could enable pay TV, internet and other services to be delivered without customers needing a set-top box at home.
A billion in pay packets; the breach of the day and lack of security education.
Sylvia Pennington ICT vendors that want to do business with the Queensland government will now be required to pay an annual accreditation fee of $396 to a private organisation before they can be considered for contracts.
Beverley Head Virtual currencies remain firmly on the radar of financial regulators despite only 2 per cent of Australians ever using alternative currencies such as bitcoin.
Beverley Head The last time Australia's financial system was formally reviewed, 14 per cent of Australians had internet access from home - today the figure is 83 per cent. Technology has similarly revolutionised the world of banking and payments.
Jim Finkle Edward Snowden, a former US National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of US surveillance programs, called on supporters at a hacking conference to develop easy-to-use technologies to subvert government surveillance programs.
A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.
Patrick Hatch The Russian government has reportedly been caught editing a Wikipedia page relating to crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and removing references to Russian involvement.
Nick Wingfield The job cuts are the largest in the company's 39-year history, representing 14 per cent of its workforce.
Karlis Salna The head of Australia's largest online employment website says more people will lose their jobs and will have fewer opportunities to find work as businesses increasingly replace labour with technology.
Social network trying out "Buy" button to boost their advertising sales.
Google's main liaison to Wall Street is leaving the internet search company.
Matthew Hall A computer lab staffed by students in an Israeli university is playing a key role in the war of information in the Gaza conflict.
Matthew Knott The Abbott government has again deferred a vote on a motion to dissolve the current NBN oversight committee.
Brier Dudley This month's "vision memo" from Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella was a stage setter for drastic changes he'll announce soon.
"Project Zero" to hunt for bugs in world's most popular software, such as Chrome and IE.
Apple has agreed to pay $US450 million to resolve US state and consumer claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix e-book prices, according to court records.
Beverley Head Visa is making another tilt at PayPal, currently the darling of online consumers, with a rebranded and reworked digital payment system that allows consumers to pay for goods online from any device using just a login and password.
Mahesh Sharma The government has rejected a Senate demand to disclose the Australian Electoral Commission's✓ (AEC) secret computer code used to electronically count Senate preference votes.
Shaun Drummond Digital technology is breaking down barriers to competition in financial services, but it also threatens to create new monopolies and could undermine the safety of the financial system, according to the Murray inquiry's interim report.
Abby Phillip Germany is considering going back to the trusty old typewriter to counter alleged spying by the US government.
Apple eyes enterprise market with custom devices that bring the power of IBM's supercomputing analytics to a mobile workforce.
Dina Bass Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years, as the software maker looks to slim down and integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, people with knowledge of the company's plans said.
Patricia Reaney Two of the biggest names in auction sales look to connect extensive inventory of antiques, collectibles and works of fine art with 145 million active online buyers.
Lia Timson President Minoru Usui takes a page out of Steve Jobs' book in looking to focus on proprietary technology.
New NICTA software lab; NBN cost-benefit analysis (part 1) is out; billions invested in the cloud; and more.