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Minister for Encryption: Wickr shoots to top of App Store after Malcolm Turnbull revealed as a fan

Malcolm Turnbull is an example of why the data retention plan is doomed to fail.

Ben Grubb 2:51 PM   When did Malcolm Turnbull become a salesman for online encryption services?

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Watchdog fines iiNet $204,000 over broadband fine print

A billboard featuring tiny fine print.

Ben Grubb 11:57 AM   Internet service provider iiNet has paid a $204,000 fine following the issue of two infringement notices by the competition watchdog in relation to recent broadband advertisements.

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HP to buy Aruba Networks

IS HP on a new buying spree?

Jeremy C. Owens 4:26 PM   Technology company buys second largest Wi-Fi equipment manufacturer for $US2.7 billion.

Google confirms plans for mobile internet service in US

Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps at Google, speaks during a keynote session at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Brian X. Chen 10:50 AM   It’s official: Google wants to offer a wireless service, but not like just any other phone carrier.

Investors keeping an eye on cornea-based biometric banking

The future may be bright for Stephen Mason's biometric tech.

Beverley Head 9:44 AM   Sydney optometrist Stephen Mason should know soon if his cornea-based biometric technology can be successfully commercialised.

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Google expands 'virtualisation' of cultural institutions

News. 3rd March 2015. The Google Street View Trekker visted the Australian War Memorial to celebrate 14 Australian institutions joining the Google Cultural Institute. (from left), Google Trekker Operator Richard Elwasfi, and Google Australia Spokesman Johnny Luu.

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Annabel Ross 4:22 PM   Want to wander around Bondi's Sculptures By The Sea or jump into the cockpit of a Lancaster bomber from the handset of your smartphone?

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey threatened by Islamic State

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey.

John Bacon 12:16 PM   The Islamic State has declared a new target in its war on the West -- a co-founder of Twitter.

Google technology to tell whether 'facts' on the internet are true

Will Google be able to show us only the facts in our searches?

Caitlin Dewey 11:20 AM   The internet, we know all too well, is a cesspool of rumour and chicanery. But that could be destined to change.

Blogs & Columns

Gadgets on the Go

Plex aims to be your in-house Netflix

Adam Turner   More than just flinging video around your home, the latest Plex updates help you make the most of your home entertainment library.


Social Radar

Don’t blame Facebook – the narcissists have always been there

Laura Demasi   Laura Demasi looks at the me-media world and asks the questions worth pondering over.



User support a core issue

Garry Barker   Despite aiming for simplicity, our linked-in world of increasingly complex devices requires sophisticated help.


Return to film smells like teen spirit

Terry Lane   The day we left the darkroom and closed it for good, rescued for all time from toxic fumes, our lungs breathed a sigh of relief.