Emerging Tech

Uber runs into trouble in Germany

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Hamburg's transport authorities seek to ban Uber's ride service.

To improve Australia's global innovation ranking we must edit more Wikipedia articles

Publishing more YouTube videos would also help.

Netflix considers Quickflix stake

Netflix seen running ruler over locally-listed TV and movie streaming business.

Google considered Spotify buy

Tech giant tried to buy music-streaming service last year, but baulked at price.

Netflix earnings more than double

Subscriber growth at video-streaming giant tops market and company expectations.

Dell embraces Bitcoin

Global tech powerhouse's pilot program allows consumers to use cryptocurrency as a payment option.

Netflix Australian launch a step closer

US streaming giant has reportedly started negotiations on content rights for screening in the Australian market.

Time to stop droning on about robots stealing our jobs

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Will Australia be a leader or a follower in joining the robotics bandwagon?

Drone-flyers back call for national regulation

The Australian Certified UAV Operators Association supports "Eyes in the Sky' report but concerned about the proposed deregulation of the sub 2kg category of RPAs.

Novartis, Google to develop 'smart' contact lens

Swiss drugmaker to work with Google in building lenses that would help diabetics to track their blood glucose levels or restore the eye's ability to focus.

Former Ford head honcho joins Google's board

Alan Mulally comes on board and the seasoned Detroit executive's auto industry experience is just what Google needs.

DoseMe adds a measure of medical safety

Brisbane-based technology start-up is on the cusp of cracking the global market for safer medical prescriptions.

igot looks to boost profits on Bitcoin trades

Australian Bitcoin exchange launches new feature to give first-time users some peace of mind against volatility.

Amazon aiming to advance its 'Prime Air' drones program

Company seeks FAA permission to test drones outdoors near Seattle

The software booby trap

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Just because you can develop faster doesn't mean you're delivering something useful. Most organisations celebrate the 'fast' rather than celebrating the 'right.'

EzyFlix forges Samsung alliance

Video-on-demand service makes itself compatible with Samsung Electronics’ entire range of equipment – from smartphones, tablets to Smart TVs.

Smart Home standards race is on

Intel, Samsung and Dell join forces to establish their own standard framework – one that's at odds with the platform backed by Qualcomm, LG Electronics and other companies.

French police dismantle illegal Bitcoin exchange

Two people in the Riviera coastal cities of Cannes and Nice detained on suspicion that they operated a website which illegally sold and lent bitcoins to its users.

NASA to send 3D Google smartphones for robots to space station

Google smartphones with next-generation 3D sensing technology are about to blast into orbit.

EU banks watchdog advises lenders to shun bitcoins

The European Banking Authority proposes a new regulatory framework and tells banks to steer clear of virtual currencies until rules are in place.

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