Julie Power Insurance company AAMI is bucking the trend by offering more call-centre employees the chance to work from home.
Sholto Macpherson When Nico Minelli decided to help his aunt record her baby's first years, pulling out a video camera seemed a little old-fashioned.
Bill Rigby The moves are part of CEO Satya Nadella's goal of cutting 18,000 staff, or about 14 per cent of its workforce.
Beau Donelly A government authority has leaked the billing and contact details of Victorians online, but decided against telling affected customers even though the privacy breach posed a "medium to high" level threat.
Paddy Wood Digital currency bitcoin is creeping out from computers to the real world.
Paul Mozur The Japanese electronics giant Sony said Wednesday that it expected to post a loss of more than $2 billion for the fiscal year, almost five times larger than it previously forecast, exposing signs of serious wear in its mobile unit.
Craig Butt Enrolments in tertiary information technology courses have been falling, as local female students recoil from the sector's masculine reputation.
Ben Grubb Some 20,000 Australian computers have been infected with software that encrypts files and asks for a ransom.
Andrew Colley Telstra has called for the communications watchdog to be given stronger powers to enforce spectrum rights and stop stop radio wave pollution..
Bec Zajac Telecommunications companies have confirmed it is their responsibility to ensure that no household is cut off prematurely from old phone services during the national broadband network (NBN) rollout.
Stuart Corner How would you like a toothbrush that tells your dentist if you fail to brush your teeth for the recommended two minutes? How about being able to bid for a car parking spot at a sell-out concert venue?
Philip Dorling A major undersea telecommunications cable that connects Australia and NZ to North America has been tapped to allow the NSA and its espionage partners to comprehensively harvest internet data.
Aussie company opens US office, demand for iPhone 6 fuels grey market in China, and executives relying on gut instinct for big decisions.
Ben Grubb NSW Police are using sophisticated hacking software to spy on smartphones and computers during criminal investigations, according to documents published by WikiLeaks on Monday.
Gerry Shih, Matthew Miller Inside Alibaba, where co-founders are revered like rock stars, relatively few employees know about the soft-spoken executive who for years kept his same cramped office, unfashionable clothes and the self-effacing demeanor of a metalworker's son.
Social network muscles in on big content producers to host videos directly on Facebook, in attempt to move ad revenue over.
Craig Timberg The US government threatened to fine Yahoo $US250,000 ($275,000) a day in 2008 if it failed to comply with a broad demand for user data that the company believed was unconstitutional.
Silke Koltrowitz, Eric Auchard Apple's iPod upended the music industry, and its iPhone knocked Nokia off its smartphone perch, but Swiss watch makers breezily dismissed warnings that the technology giant's new wristwatch gadget could do something similar to them.
Internet of Things
Liam Tung It may be impossible to patch software running every device plugged into your home, vehicle or body.
Beverley Head Apple Pay - Apple's answer to a digital wallet - was announced overnight but it can't be launched in Australia until 2015 because a key part of the underlying security platform isn't ready.
Noel Towell Transnational wants to move Australian data work to the Philippines.
Beverley Head The world will spend more than $70 billion on information security this year but banks will still have their systems compromised.
Copyright ad ban on the cards as Australians found to be paying more for on-demand TV shows; Internet of Things hub to be announced.
Stuart Corner Liverpool's microwave network will provide provide free Wi-Fi, CCTV surveillance, voice and data communications between council networks.
Brian Krebs The man behind online black market The Silk Road thought his operations were entirely obscured behind an anonymity service. But as court documents just released explain, that wasn't entirely true.
Tom Pullar-Strecker New Zealand ISP says outage didn't appear to be related to malware, saying hackers instead exploited poorly configured home modems.
Rod Tucker Bill Morrow, the CEO of NBN Co said he is “curious” about the prediction that Australians will only need 15 mbps by 2023. I would go further and say it is simply wrong.
Phillip Thomson Frontline warriors must account for what they've done, where they've been in the last decade.
New Zealanders keen to view hacked photos of naked celebrities are being blamed for a nationwide internet meltdown.