Information Technology

Google results fall short of forecasts

Tech giant's profit climbs 3.2 per cent in Q1, fails to meet lofty expectations.

NBN Co puts blowtorch on TPG

NBN Co prepares evidence to report TPG Telecom to the competition regulator.

Correcting an NBN Co disconnect

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Behind the expected red numbers NBN Co revealed some encouraging trends, albeit off a low base. And Bill Morrow is moving decisively to clear obstacles in the network’s path.

Samsung Galaxy S5 debuts

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Much riding on new model as American, European markets mature.

Global PC shipments fall for 8th straight quarter

IDC and Gartner say decline in first quarter weaker than expected as companies replace PCs ahead of Windows XP cut-off.

Local tech stars wake up filthy rich

Atlassian founders have become overnight billionaires — on paper at least.

Nokia wins Chinese regulatory approval for Microsoft deal

Swedish firm won't have to change its main patent practices as Chinese authorities give green light to sale of its mobile phone business.

Freelancer acquires Fantero.com

The job web site for freelance workers said it has bought Fontero.com, a website that specialises in digital content.

VC fund backs bitcoin derivatives trader

Bitcoin derivatives trading platform BTC.sx has received venture capital funding from bitcoin backer Seedcoin.

Microsoft's Nadella announces leadership shake-up

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Stephen Elop to head devices team when Nokia deal closes, Scott Guthrie promoted to executive vice president, new role to lead Xbox division.

Telstra’s NBN role may grow

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Telco to pursue pilot fibre-to-the-node rollout, may lead to more NBN work: report

ACCC urged on 'unfair' card fees

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EFTPOS provider calls on ACCC to probe debt and credit card interchange fees.

New iPhone likely out in September: Nikkei

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Higher resolution, bigger screens thought to be leading improvements.

NBN panel split on ‘flawed review’

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Coalition alleges 'abuse of process' as Labor-Greens say govt plan 'deeply flawed'.

Peter Thiel co-invests in New Zealand’s Vend

The PayPal cofounder and the first outside investor in Facebook has invested in a New Zealand cloud-based software provider.

Malone to leave iiNet: report

Management changes afoot with founder set to step aside.

Freelancer makes Polish acquisition

The online job site for freelance workers says it has acquired Poland’s largest freelance online job site.

ACCC pushes against NBN model

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Regulator urges govt to dump NBN cross-subsidising rollout model in rural and regional areas.

US VC funds circle Australia

Silicon Valley is turning its attention Down Under after Accel Partners took stakes in three of Australia’s leading technology companies.

Job cuts likely at IBM: report

Local MD says more Australian redundancies may be necessary.

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