Bennett Ring 7:32 AM An Australian mine is at the forefront of producing a magical material that could revolutionise the way we make everything around us.
Peter Wells In recent weeks, Dick Costolo stepped down from his role as Twitter chief executive officer, leaving Twitter's original founder, Jack Dorsey, as interim chief. Costolo's swan song is Project Lightning, a curated news and media service, designed to highlight breaking news and events in a beautiful new layout and story mode.
Mike Isaac Despite the self-effacing messaging, big US tech firms are failing to make measurable progress in the gender and racial diversity of their employees.
Paresh Dave It seems obvious, but Twitter's board of directors isn't interested in chief executive candidates who can't give 100 per cent to the San Francisco microblogging service.
Peter Wells Out of nowhere, Slack has become the default chat program for the world's coolest companies. Thanks to a generous amount of features on the free tier, and word of mouth from it's passionate users, Slack is experiencing hockey-stick growth. Now, like Dropbox before it, the platform is sneaking its way into the enterprise. But what the hell is Slack?
Brendan Foster Cyber security firm FireEye says the Abbott government needs to introduce mandatory data breach disclosure laws after more than 30,000 iiNet customers had their passwords hacked.
Jeremy Wagstaff The 'extremely efficient and talented group' of international hackers, believed to be linked to the Chinese government, is well known and has many names. But only a select few security researchers have ever seen them in action.
Around 1400 passengers of the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw's Chopin airport on Sunday after hackers attacked the airline ground computer systems used to issue flight plans, the company said.
Noel Towell Army thinks outside the barracks in its search for keyboard warriors, Australian Public Service to follow suit.
Stephen Elop, the former top boss at phone-maker Nokia, is one of four high-level executives leaving Microsoft Corp as the company sharpens its focus on software services and the cloud.
Stephen Elop There is a pertinent story about a man who was working on an oil platform in the North Sea. He woke up one night from a loud explosion, which suddenly set his entire oil platform on fire. In mere moments, he was surrounded by flames. Through the smoke and heat, he barely made his way out of the chaos to the platform's edge. When he looked down over the edge, all he could see were the dark, cold, foreboding Atlantic waters.
Michael S. Schmidt Front-office personnel for the St Louis Cardinals, one of the most successful teams in baseball over the past two decades, are under investigation by the FBI and Justice Department prosecutors, accused of hacking into an internal network of the Houston Astros to steal closely guarded information about players.
Quentin Hardy Google is wielding a new weapon against Amazon and Microsoft for cloud computing customers: itself.
Alibaba to build a new streaming service called Tmall Box Office, as it tries to service 600 million families craving more entertainment content.
Ben Grubb NSW Police Force's top cyber cop says internet-enabled crime "poses the greatest challenge to law enforcement in the 21st century – both in terms of the risk to our national security, our border protection and the impact it has on the economy overall".
Markus Mannheim Former Pentagon official says reliance on security vetting of staff is far from adequate.
Arshad Mohammed, Joseph Menn and Mark Hosenball When a retired 51-year-old military man disclosed in a US security clearance application that he had a 20-year affair with his former college roommate's wife, it was supposed to remain a secret between him and the government.
Euan Rocha BlackBerry is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google's Android software, sources say.
Vindul Goel Dick Costolo, Twitter's embattled chief executive, is stepping down, the company says.
Tom McIlroy Canberra motorists look set to get more fines as well as improved convenience through the introduction of car park sensors and digital signage as part of a government trial of "smart parking".
Liam Tung Australian academics who teach maths may soon need to run ideas by Defence before sharing them or risk jail.
Nicole Perlroth The people with the skills to fix the internet's security problems often have more reasons to leave the web wide open to attack. HackerOne is trying to change that
David Lerman The Obama administration should retaliate for a cyberattack on federal employee records that US officials have linked to the Chinese government, members of the House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday.
Simon Denyer 'We wish the United States would not be full of suspicions, catching wind and shadows, but rather have a larger measure of trust and cooperation.'
Justin Sink, John Walcott Hackers in China breached US Office of Personnel Management computers and stole personal records of as many as 4 million current and former federal employees, a US official has said.
Tom McIlroy Tuesday's ACT budget confirmed hikes to parking rates and new paid parking sites across Canberra, but it also revealed just how much problems with a smartphone based payment system cost the government.
The internet grew from the work of many people over several decades. Few predicted how essential it would become to our lives or the ways that it would make us more vulnerable to scam artists, snoops and spies.
Bill Rigby The cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world as sophisticated thieves target valuable financial and medical records, according to a new study.
The Palaszczuk government has continued its push to de-Newmanise Queensland by scrapping plans to outsource government IT services.