Jordan Robertson 4:20 PM For those who don't feel the urgency to install the latest security fixes for their computers or change passwords, take note: Just a day after Heartbleed was revealed, attacks from a computer in China were launched.
Nate Cochrane 3:37 PM Dropbox has parachuted one of its senior executives into Sydney to open an Asia-Pacific base as it battles to reassure its Australian customers that their data is safe from US mass surveillance.
Ben Grubb 3:08 PM Scanning veins in the human hand could become the biometric measure of choice for authentication when we pay for things or want to unlock devices, an Australian professor says.
Mahesh Sharma 2:27 PM Poor management of Datacom contract looms as one of the environment department's biggest threats, staff say.
Thomas McIlroy 1:39 PM Canberra IT service provider and reseller Dataflex has been bought by VTS IT Group, just months after being placed into voluntary administration.
Dan Levine 12:21 PM Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Steve Jobs was "a bully", four tech companies say.
Gerry Shih, Supantha Mukherjee 12:11 PM Twitter says its purchase of Gnip will allow it to burrow more deeply into the 500 million tweets sent daily on its social network.
Noel Towell 11:42 AM Calls are growing for a public service super department to put all the Commonwealth's back room functions under one massive roof.
Internet of Things
Lia Timson 8:43 AM Microsoft is touting faster processing and new tools as a way to reason over big data.
Internet of Things
Olga Kharif, Peter Burrows 7:59 AM Microsoft's new products promise to help companies plug into the Internet of Things.
Sylvia Pennington Hands up who knows what Graeme Clark and David Warren did for Australia?
Ben Grubb Ever since Heartbleed was made public there have been questions about who knew what and when.
Ben Grubb GE Money is recommending customers change their passwords in the wake of the Heartbleed security bug, which appears to have made vulnerable a number of GE's Australian websites.
Lia Timson The company tasked with building faster internet for Australia has moved to protect its own turf when it comes to servicing apartment blocks and office buildings.
Paddy Wood Australia's first bitcoin ATM has gone live in Sydney, allowing passersby to buy and sell the digital currency and exchange it for cash.
Tony Brown In little more than two weeks new CEO Bill Morrow has made it quite clear NBN Co is going on the offence.
Jordan Robertson Heartbleed can be exploited to allow criminals to steal the private keys that websites rely on to decrypt sensitive information, including passwords and banking details.
Lia Timson Australian small businesses are split about the NBN and unsure if faster internet speeds will improve their lot.
Cynthia Karena More confidence in the business, increase in share price, more collaboration. What's not to like about gender diversity?
Nate Cochrane Cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services are bringing the days of cozy competition to an end.
Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson The White House's directive to limit the use of software flaws by US intelligence agencies could require the disclosure of thousands of precious exploits now in the hands of elite spying units, intelligence professionals say.
Bill Rigby Microsoft's board faces lawsuit over the way it handled an error with its IE browser that ended up costing $US731m.
Stuart Corner Cyber criminals are finding PAs are a softer target to conquer on the way to stealing corporate data.
Jordan Robertson Websites afflicted by the Heartbleed security flaw are finding that it's taking longer than anticipated to recover from the fallout.
Jim Finkle Company will issue security updates for its messenger software for Android and iOS by the end of the week.
Lia Timson German computer programmer Robin Seggelman is the man whose coding mistake, now known as Heartbleed, has left millions of internet users and thousands of websites vulnerable to hackers.
Nicole Perlroth, Quentin Hardy The potential for harm from the Heartbleed security bug could extend to the guts of the internet and the many devices that connect to it, experts say.
Ben Grubb What is the Heartbleed security flaw, how does it affect you and what can you do to avoid it?
Brian Krebs You should only change your password once you have checked that a website is no longer vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug.
Sanjiv Bhattacharya With their displays of excess and arrogance, the tech industry's "masters of the universe" are now battling pickets, protests and bricks through the window.
Ben Grubb The software developer who introduced a security flaw into an encryption protocol used by millions of websites globally says he did not insert it deliberately as some have suggested.
French IT staff at Google, Facebook and other companies have won new protections against burnout: the right to unplug.
Paddy Wood National Australia Bank is severing ties to digital currencies, saying they're too risky.
Sylvia Pennington Queensland's 149,000 public servants will move to the cloud after a $26.5 million global contract was signed.
'You might want to stay away from the internet entirely': web security in doubt after discovery of 'Heartbleed' flaw
Ben Grubb If you're reading this you might want to jump off the internet if you like your privacy, security experts say.
Ben Grubb Government gives new instructions to network builder without waiting for the results of key reviews.
Matthew Hall It is usual for 50th birthday parties to be big events and the golden anniversary of the IBM mainframe in New York overnight was no different.
Heath Gilmore Australian entrepreneurs Ori Allon and Mike Cannon-Brookes can add an academic appointment to their CVs courtesy of UNSW.
Mahesh Sharma A $160 million investment in Australian-founded software company Atlassian has valued the software business at $3.5 billion.
Nate Cochrane If you think the time has come to wave your phone to pay at the checkout, you'll need to adjust your expectations.