Information Technology

Urbanise stock jumps 50% on ASX debut

The Melbourne-based company's IPO closed eight days early after it was fully subscribed.

Yahoo set for Alibaba IPO windfall

Internet giant poised to collect $US5.1bn from stake in Chinese company's float.

ASX buys 49% stake in Yieldbroker

ASX looks to bulk up derivatives trading business by claiming stake in electronic markets firm.

Aconex eyes November listing

Local software company plans October book build, size of offer yet to be disclosed.

Urbanise closes IPO early

Online building services group closes $20m offer fully subscribed.

Quadrant claims $140m stake in tech firm

Quadrant Private Equity secures 45% stake in Canberra Data Centres: report.

Square Peg’s $100m step on global stage

James Packer-backed tech venture capital firm plans $100m push into Israel and US.

German court overturns Uber ban

Court rules against challenge by German cab drivers.

Global Payments to buy Aust rival

E-payment services provider Global Payments strikes $305m deal to acquire Ezidebit.

Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5bn

Tech giant acquires Minecraft creator, but founder, game creator, CEO announce exit.

Apple iPhone 6 pre-order demand overwhelms

by AAP
Over four million phones sold in 24 hours, exceeding initial supply.

Google unveils $US105 smartphone for emerging markets

Tech giant says mobile phones driving unprecedented global pace of internet adoption.

Alibaba likely to raise IPO price range: sources

Buoyant roadshow demand tipped to boost e-commerce giant's final share price.

Keeping pace with digital revolutions

Internet security and governance expert Paul Twomey explains to Alan Kohler how the internet has rapidly evolved, and how companies are keeping pace with these changes.

Atlassian's sales jump 44%

Australian maker of online collaboration software tools still seeing strong growth.

Twitter tests 'buy' button on posted ads

by AAP
Addition enables users to purchase directly from marketing posts.

Alibaba’s IPO: What the latest filing reveals

Investors have a host of questions about the initial public offering of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the Chinese e-commerce giant.

Picks of the week

In this week's essential reading guide, Bartholomeusz puts his stamp on Australia Post's poor results, and Gottliebsen criticises the influx of misinformation being published about self-managed super funds.

EU fines three tech firms over chip cartel

by AAP
European Commission finds Infineon, Philips, Samsung colluded on smartcard pricing.

Recall Holdings to sell German unit

The former Brambles unit has agreed to offload its German Secure Destruction Services unit.