Australia's internet wrapped up in data retention red tape

Malcolm Turnbull says telcos will just have to grin and bear the compliance burden and that Game of Thrones downloaders don't need to be afraid of the data retention plans.

Xiaomi now world's third biggest smartphone maker

Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi has taken third place in the world smartphone stakes, behind only Samsung and Apple.

The home automation hot pot

With the Intenet of Things spilling over into the home, the automation networks of the near future could resemble an electronic patchwork quilt.

iiNet to roll out $6.7m Wi-Fi network in Victoria

VicGovFree network to cover the central business districts of Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, with users given a daily data quota of 250 megabytes.

IBM, Twitter forge 'Big Data' partnership

Deal designed to marry IBM’s analytics software and large consulting staff with the huge volumes of information Twitter generates about users’ action and opinions.

Stackla stacks up funding for global expansion

Australian start-up Stackla has announced a $2 million funding round that will see it embark on an aggressive push into the US and Europe.