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Instagram’s co-founders 'step back' from company

Instagram’s co-founders 'step back' from company

The exits add to the challenges facing Instagram's parent company, Facebook.

  • by Mike Isaac

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Meet the Queensland mates behind one of the world's top travel apps
Travel

Meet the Queensland mates behind one of the world's top travel apps

Some North Burleigh Surf Club beers, a bunch of backpackers and years of solo travelling appear to have paid off for two rugby mates.

  • by Toby Crockford
Microsoft's Soundscape app lets blind 'see' by reading from 3D map
Microsoft

Microsoft's Soundscape app lets blind 'see' by reading from 3D map

Soundscape gives those with low vision greater spatial and location awareness by providing them audible clues about where they are and where they are going.

  • by Krishan Sharma
Uber riders with low ratings to be banned under new rules
Uber

Uber riders with low ratings to be banned under new rules

Nine out of 10 Australian Uber riders have a rating above 4.5, but those below four will soon be at risk of being kicked out.

  • by Tim Biggs
Facebook-owned VPN app booted from Apple's App Store over privacy
Apple

Facebook-owned VPN app booted from Apple's App Store over privacy

Onavo lets users manage the amount of mobile data they use and also masks their location, but it collects a lot of information for Facebook too.

  • by Hayley Tsukayama
Shareholder sues Facebook after stock plunges
Facebook

Shareholder sues Facebook after stock plunges

A shareholder is suing the social media network, accusing it of making misleading statements about its user numbers and operations.

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Insurance customers crave a better digital experience
Analysis
Analysis

Insurance customers crave a better digital experience

Buying insurance from a tech giant such as Amazon or Google could become the 21st century equivalent of buying it from the supermarket.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
YouTube relaunching music streaming service next week
Google

YouTube relaunching music streaming service next week

New YouTube Music offers both free and subscription versions, comes as part of reshuffle that retires YouTube Red, makes future of Google Play Music unclear.

  • by Tim Biggs
Uber wants you to give up your car as it expands to bikes and buses
Uber

Uber wants you to give up your car as it expands to bikes and buses

Uber Technologies is looking to be virtually a one-stop transportation shopping app, saying it will add new services, including car-sharing and train tickets.

  • by David Shepardson & Sonam Rai
It's come to this: locking up our smartphones so we can pay attention
Opinion
Opinion

It's come to this: locking up our smartphones so we can pay attention

It is an indication of just how deep our addiction to smartphones is that literally locking them away has become a solution.

  • by Simon Castles
Canberra start-up CycleLifeHQ helping cyclists find the best trails (and coffee) globally

Canberra start-up CycleLifeHQ helping cyclists find the best trails (and coffee) globally

Founder Charles Black describes CycleLifeHQ as "AirBnB to cyclists".

  • by Bree Winchester