Stories by Rebecca Merrett

Bitcoin: Addressing concerns over a 51% attack

Although a mining pool last month managed to briefly control the majority of the computing power used to generate the Bitcoin crypto-currency, a so-called '51 per cent attack' remains unlikely.

TPP may force ISPs to police online activity

Web companies and user groups worldwide believe copyright-related proposals included in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will force ISPs to police their customers' online activities.

Connected homes, cars starting to take off

Nineteen per cent of Australian consumers are connecting their smartphones and tablets to other devices in their homes and 16 per cent have in-car connectivity, according to research firm TNS.

Brisbane gets its first Bitcoin ATM

Brisbane’s first Bitcoin ATM launched today, allowing users to make cash withdrawals using their online bitcoin wallet or purchase bitcoins.