Lia Timson 7:23 PM German software developer SAP has committed an extra $60 million to its Australian installations, unveiling a new mission control centre and innovation lab in Melbourne.
Matt Siegel 5:00 PM Federal police accidentally allowed private metadata connected to a criminal investigation to be posted online.
Sarah Frier 12:26 PM Snapchat is near a round of funding at a valuation of about $US10 billion from investors including venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Matthew Knott 10:59 AM The Abbott government remains committed to subsidising the rollout of fast broadband in rural areas despite a cost-benefit analysis finding the economic and social benefits of doing so are dwarfed by the costs.
Jenneth Orantia Microsoft needed a couple of tries, but their latest device redefines what tablets are capable of, proving they can be just as effective as laptops with the right mix of hardware and software.
Matthew Knott, Peter Martin Abbott government's pared-back broadband plan is three times more cost effective than Labor's ambitious scheme and would leave Australians $16 billion better off, according to the first independent cost-benefit analysis of the national broadband network.
Amazon has snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $US970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an internet destination beyond its core retail operations.
Stuart Corner Cohda Wireless stands to be a major beneficiary from US Government moves to mandate vehicle-to-vehicle anti-collision technology.
Matthew Hall An American company behind a booming website and mobile app for the home improvement market has opened a Sydney office with plans to modernise the huge Australian renovation industry.
Tom Pullar-Strecker NZ Police have frozen an 18.8 per cent shareholding in Kim Dotcom's Mega, according to Mega chief executive Graham Gaylard.
Westpac NZ introduces yet another tech tool to banking; Tech showcase is coming and more money for bug trackers.
Nicole Perlroth Hackers are breaking into software companies for credit card numbers, passwords, trade secrets and - it turns out - for phony video game scores.
China could have a new homegrown operating system by October to take on imported rivals such as Microsoft, Google and Apple, a news agency has reported.
Women in tech
Sylvia Pennington An anti-social misfit tapping feverishly before a screen of green zeros and ones in the half dark … it’s the image that comes to mind for many when asked to visualise a computer programmer hard at work on the tools.
Katie Cincotta As Dr Who fans await the debut of the 13th doctor, a young fan is regenerating an old character.
Ben Grubb The federal government will attempt to put the debate over data retention and metadata to bed with a policy paper likely to be issued as early as Friday.
Brian Womack eBay shares climbed after The Information reported the company could spin off its payment unit as soon as next year.
Beverley Head Having deployed smartphone apps, contactless payments and wearables, Australia's banks are now taking on tech's next frontier.
Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Health Systems broke into the company's computer system by exploiting the "Heartbleed" internet bug, making it the first known large-scale cyber attack using the flaw, according to a security expert.
Stephen Hutcheon A quick guide to the emerging cryptocurrency markets.
Bill Rigby Former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has left the software company's board in order to spend more time on his newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, but said he plans to hang on to his 4 per cent stake in the company.
Brian Krebs Translating common internet placeholder text in Google Translate resulted, until recently, in some startlingly modern and geopolitical phrases. One researcher believes it was being used to code secret messages.
Trevor Clarke The Bureau of Meteorology’s chief executive says the Bureau isn’t just a weather forecaster. It’s an “environmental intelligence agency”.
Australian tablet sales have slowed for the first time in three years and the iPad has lost coveted top spot as owners wait for a reason to upgrade.
Marc Moncrief Need something to tell you how many bikes might be available at the nearest bike share station, what kind of events are on around town and how many people are walking, at this moment, in a range of locations around the city? Would it be helpful if that tool could also help you plan your train trip? Want a weather update with that?
Mohana Ravindranath Samsung Electronics has acquired Washington-based home automation start-up SmartThings for an undisclosed sum, the South Korean technology giant announced in a blog post on Friday.
Katie Sola Bill Gates and Apple CEO Tim Cook join Mark Zuckerberg and Satya Nadella in completing the viral challenge for charity.
Brian Krebs Hackers show just how trivial it still is to read, modify and clone most HID cards — the rectangular white plastic “smart” cards that organisations worldwide distribute to employees for security badges.
Kim Arlington Grieving families have been waiting weeks for death certificates after a system upgrade at the NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages caused long delays.
Ben Grubb Following reports Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's mobile phone was hacked, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says sensitive discussions were conducted over secure phone lines and were not compromised.
The theft and loss of taxpayer-funded mobile phones and laptops in WA has risen to more than $480,000 in the past year, despite a promised crack down on missing equipment, the opposition says.