Supratim Adhikari

Russian webcam hackers back online after temporary interruption

Webcam spying site, registered to the Australian-administered Cocos Islands, springs back to live.

Corning makes Gorilla Glass even stronger

Apple’s billion-dollar fail on ‘Sapphire’ displays has served as the perfect opportunity for the incumbent Corning to show off its latest ware.

Firefox dumps Google, shakes hand with Yahoo on search

Google's days of being the default search engine for Mozilla’s Firefox browser are over with the Yahoo now set to take pride of place from December.

WhatsApp sells the encryption message

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The Facebook-owned messaging service has joined Google and Apple in offering encryption to the masses, but is it all smoke and mirrors?

Google Glass loses its mojo but it isn't all bad news

Google’s Glass was never going to be a bestseller and when it comes to wearables Google is seemingly opting for the path of least resistance.

Amcom wins $6.5m NT contract

Fibre network and ICT provider to supply additional data network services throughout the territory, including many remote locations.

Facebook unbundles Group feature as app

Facebook users will be able to access Groups, also developed in house by the company, through the Facebook app for free on the website.

Telstra lights up its Wi-Fi network

Telco switches on the first 150 Wi-Fi hotspots in its national Wi-Fi network just in time before the busy Christmas period.

Netflix to officially launch in Australia in March

No talk of pricing for Australian subscribers, with the initial focus on original content.

iiNet to launch stand alone mobile service in December

Release of mobile service to coincide with the launch of 'iiOnlineStore'.

NBN Co plots new course with nothing set in stone

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With a disclaimer on every page, the latest NBN Co corporate plan is almost certain to have a short shelf life.

Google's Project Loon gains altitude

Internet giant happy to partner with major wireless players rather than compete with them on connecting remote locations.

KPMG, Artesian seal start-up alliance

Professional services firm and alternative investment manager join forces to forge stronger bonds between big corporates and the start-up sector.

Xero targets start-up appeal

Cloud accounting software provider partners with technology incubator Fishburners to get its 'Xero for Startups' program off the ground.

Optus puts pedal to the medal on 4G rollout

Optus gets early access to more 700MHz to expand its regional footprint. Meanwhile, Vodafone lights up its 4G+ network in Melbourne.

Coalition inches closer to blocking piracy sites

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Federal government reportedly set to outline its prescribed solution to online piracy before Christmas.

NBN Co split a good idea: Rod Sims

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ACCC boss says that planning for NBN Co split needs to begin as quickly as possible and the separation should occur before any privatisation of the company.

Competing in the age of people power

Telstra's move to introduce real-time alerts for excess data usage is just the latest symptom of how Australian businesses across the board are navigating the age of the customer.

NBN Co considers fibre on demand

Company will consider communities choosing to co-fund FTTP connections in FTTN areas.

Will cheaper downloads really stop the online pirates?

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There's no silver bullet to combat online piracy, and finding a viable solution will require all parties to ditch the hyperbole and find common ground.

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