Emerging Tech

Tesla boss gets the AI jitters

Elon Musk reckons artificial intelligence might be our biggest existentialist threat but are his fears justified?

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.

China has nipped Bitcoin in the bud

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Bitcoin will remain reasonably popular with investors in China, but regulators have ensured that its growth will be stunted.

Why did it take Apple 15 years to roll out Apple Pay?

If it wasn’t for the egos of the different companies involved in making mobile payments systems work, it would already be a lot more widespread.

Alibaba eyes payments tie-up with Apple

Apple chief executive Tim Cook to meet with Alibaba boss Jack Ma to discuss potential partnerships.

Test driving Apple's CarPlay

Apple’s CarPlay has finally motored into Australia and it's still very much a work in progress.

Doctors in the cloud

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is showing Australia’s businesses how creatively using data can improve marketing and cut costs.

Alibaba on cloud nine

Among the lesser-known arms of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is a business called AliCloud.

Apple Pay glitch slugs some users twice

Some Bank of America customers eager to turn their phones into wallets have found that it can cost more to be an early adopter.

Government grant to keep world’s biggest supercomputing facility in Melbourne

A $6.65 million grant from the Victorian government earmarked to carve out commercial opportunities and produce outcomes for the state’s health and biotechnology industry.

Atmail, Cloud DC seal strategic partnership

Deal will see atmail's messaging platform used by Cloud DC users and Cloud DC's OfficeBox solution offered to atmail customers.

Kogan wants a piece of GoPro's action

Online retailer launches Action Camera 3+ in Black and Silver edition, which it says outperforms the GoPro on lens field of view.

CBA pumps millions into innovation lab

New $4 million innovation lab at its Sydney headquarters aimed at developing “cutting-edge” products.

NEC provides IT muscle for NT support portal

NEC teams up with Northern Territory’s Department of Education to build a state of the art centralised portal for managing technology in schools.

A silicon revolution for quantum computers

A dramatic increase in the amount of time data can be stored on a single atom means that silicon could once again play a vital role in the development of quantum computing.

CA Technologies, University of Melbourne team up on performance analytics

Three-year project aims to give businesses the ability to proactively manage network performance and ensure that the capacity-demand equation is never out of kilter.

Google denies half of all Europeans’ ‘Forgotten’ requests

People in Estonia and Liechtenstein are most vigorously taking advantage of their new right to be “forgotten” from Google's search results, while Germans are most successful at getting links removed.

Tesla's hand-free highway model ready to roll next year

Automaker aims to beat its luxury rivals to the punch on autopilot functions.

Satya Nadella's 'Karma' coma: Gender gap reflects the ‘Ask’ gap

Microsoft boss' Zen-like response to why the tech industry is a boys' club has opened a can of worms on gender wage disparity. But can Nadella's bungle lead to something positive?

Microsoft’s legacy liabilities

The software giant has a struggle on its hand to maintain its once dominant position and Windows 10 needs to be the first step in a crucial reinvention for Microsoft.