Adam Ewing and Marie Mawad Nokia has agreed to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-stock deal valued at 15.6 billion euros ($21.8 billion) to create the world's largest supplier of equipment that powers mobile phone networks.
MARK SCOTT and DAVID JOLLY Two of the industry's biggest network players, Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent, are in advanced talks toward a merger.
Noel Towell The system is facing a sell-off for the third time. The last time didn't go so well.
NICOLE PERLROTH China has begun using an "offensive system" able to disrupt access to websites outside its borders.
After waiting more than four years for Brussels to resolve his anti-trust complaint against Google, Michael Weber held out little hope of success. Until now.
After nearly two years of suffering at the hands of upstart rivals and established industry giants, Samsung may finally be on the mend.
Mark Scott Apple, which already is under scrutiny for its low corporate tax arrangements in Ireland, is now facing potential antitrust questions from the European Commission about the company's new music streaming service expected this year.
DAVID GELLES The ride-hailing app Uber, the apartment rental site Airbnb and other darlings of the next generation of Silicon Valley startups are reshaping the way people use the web.
Beverley Head Caroline Woodhouse needed a man to reach the big end of town.
Jeff Mason and Andrea Shalal President Barack Obama launched a new sanctions program on Wednesday to target individuals and groups outside the United States that use "malicious" cyber attacks to threaten US foreign policy, national security or economic stability.
Kerry Plowright lives in Byron Bay and has been plugging away at delivering weather and natural disaster warning information straight to your smartwartch. On Wednesday he listed his company on the ASX.
Tim Cook Apple CEO Tim Cook steps up his condemnation of a new religious freedom law in Indiana.
Elon Musk, the billionaire technology entrepreneur, has announced a "major" new Tesla product line that is "not a car", in a cryptic tweet which has left millions guessing.
Hannah Francis The day after Netflix launched in Australia, Quickflix founder Stephen Langsford sent an email around to his staff asking if they were still alive.
Nicole Perlroth Security breaches of technologies created by start-ups are starting to become the new normal.
Apple chief Tim Cook is joining Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and other technology titans who have vowed to donate their wealth to charities, according to a report in Fortune magazine.
FARHAD MANJOO Ellen Pao's gender bias case has accomplished something improbable.
Vindu Goel Social network opens chat app up to developers, allowing for applications like ordering food or tracking packages through chats with businesses, or more customisable games and emoji.
Ben Sisario, Brian X. Chen Apple is pressing ahead with a sweeping overhaul of its digital music services that would allow the company to compete directly with streaming upstarts like Spotify.
Nick Wingfield Microsoft is serious about making its most lucrative business, Office, relevant for mobile users. What is less clear is how much money it will be able to make from them.
New bugs in the widely used encryption software known as OpenSSL were disclosed on Thursday, though experts say do not pose a serious threat like the "Heartbleed" vulnerability in the same technology that surfaced a year ago.
A parliamentary committee has accused NBN Co of secrecy over future costs of rolling out the broadband network.
Tobi Loftus Some Brisbane suburbs are switching to the NBN today.
Liam Tung Criminals and terrorists are taking cover in a part of the web that can’t be Googled. It’s called the dark web and it’s growing.
Sylvia Pennington While scores of e-tailers target the bargain dollar, these twins have hit a sweat spot with their online start-up that does the opposite.
Frank ZELLER German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged closer high-tech cooperation with China as she opened a major IT business fair where the Asian giant is the official partner country.
Mik Isaac Bill Gurley, who has made a career of picking the winners and losers in the future of technology, says we'll soon see the negative effects of tech start-ups' high burn rates.
Lia Timson Already World Champions, Sunday's winners Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg want to use biometrics to improve further.
Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss The objective is reportedly to allow people to transfer cash or make payments instantaneously without a bank or clearing party involved, saving on transaction costs.
Brian Krebs Lost amid the Apple media firestorm these past few weeks is a stark and rather unsettling reality.