More than 4000 websites around the world will either blacken their home pages or display a banner next week as a protest against extreme government surveillance. The online protest will take place on 11 February.
Stories by Rebecca Merrett
It seems crypto-currency or virtual currency is becoming ever-more real with 100 Bitcoin ATMs to be rolled out across Australia from February to March this year.
Transport for NSW is preparing to create Twitter handles or accounts for each Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink railway line to provide more targeted updates to customers.
Almost half of Australians have switched to another mobile service provider during the last three years, with nearly 40 per cent planning to drop their current provider in the next year, according to Telsyte’s Australian Mobile Services Market Study 2014-17.
Smartphones running the Android operating system made up 78 per cent of the 1 billion units shipped worldwide in 2013, according to ABI Research.
Google will sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for US$2.91 billion, following some decline in revenue and job cuts in 2013.
Wi-Fi network deployments in stadiums and city councils are growing in Australia, according to IDC's Asia/Pacific Quarterly Wireless LAN (WLAN) Tracker Q3 2013.
Twenty-seven telcos and retailers have signed up to NBN Co’s new wholesale broadband agreement (WBA) after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission accepted the Special Access Undertaking (SAU) on 13 December 2013.
Researchers from RMIT University have developed a fault detection system that can alert electricity companies of discharges on powerlines, reducing the chances of starting bushfires.
Worldwide IT spending will hit US$3.8 trillion this year, up from $3.7 trillion in 2013, according to Gartner.
John Lindsay has left his role as CTO of ISP iiNet to pursue a consultant role, working with startups.
Private and hybrid cloud models, IT departments acting as cloud brokers, more competition among providers and a maturity in services is where 'as-a-service' computing is heading in 2014, say analysts.
The newly appointed CEO of NBN Co, Bill Morrow, has shown his support for the current NBN plan, saying that it will improve telecom competition.
Vodafone CEO Bill Morrow will replace Mike Quigley as head of NBN Co, joining the company in the new year.
Analysts have predicted more affordable wearables will enter the market next year, but it may be a few years before wearable technology makes its mark on the enterprise.