Emerging Tech

The tangled web of wireless charging

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Wireless charging for mobile devices is inexorably entering the mainstream but with three competing technical standards vying for primacy, it's no walk in the park.

Netflix takes it on the chin on net neutrality

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Netflix has long been seen as a champion for net neutrality but the US streaming giant has decided against rocking the boat on the issue in Australia, and with good reason.

Uber maps a future without Google, Apple

by AP
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Ride sharing app buys deCarta to reduce reliance of Google, Apple Maps.

Uber hits latest roadblock in Japan

by EFE
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Japanese authorities order ride-sharing app to suspend its pilot program, saying it violates the country's laws.

Fraud comes to Apple Pay

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Some banks are seeing a growing incidence of fraud on Apple’s mobile-payment service as criminals exploit vulnerabilities in the verification process of adding a credit card.

Life after Bitcoin: The next generation of cryptocurrencies

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Bitcoin's split personality is its biggest weakness and despite its enormous potential will it ever replace cash?

Samsung's answer to the iPhone 6 looks a lot like the iPhone 6

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The Galaxy S5 was a dud and Samsung simply cannot afford a repeat performance with the S6. However, giving the flagship a cosmetic overhaul could be a double-edged sword for the South Korean giant.

Huawei dares to dream with new smartwatch

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Competition ahead of the Apple Watch has intensified with Huawei releasing a stylish round-faced smart watch.

HTC dives into virtual reality

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Taiwanese smartphone maker unveils a VR headset and game system using tracking and input technologies from game developer Valve.

PayPal deals Mega a body blow

by AAP
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Online payments giant to stop processing payments for Kim Dotcom's file storage and encryption firm, Mega.

MWC 2015: The HTC One M9 focuses on fixes

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HTC has decided against making wholesale changes to the hardware with its latest smartphone.

MWC 2015: Samsung showcases design chops with Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge

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South Korean electronics giant gives its flagship phone an extreme makeover as it struggles to keep the competition at bay.

Ikea turns furniture into phone chargers

by AFP
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Global furniture giant launches desks, tables and lamps that will wirelessly charge phones and other devices.

Apple may unveil watch on March 9

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'Special event' on March 9 tipped to be a coming-out party for tech firm's smartwatch.

Xero raises $140m to fund growth

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Cloud software company says cash will be used for research and to drive US, UK growth.

Stan scores streaming deal with Vodafone

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Deal will see Vodafone customers get free or discounted access to Stan, with details to be announced in coming weeks.
015 is the year of the Apple Watch
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Analysts say new watch will see Australia's smartwatch market double as a minimum in 2015.

Apple gears up for virtual reality wars

by AFP
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Tech giant secures a patent on a headset that could let iPhones be part of augmented or virtual reality displays.

Airbnb put on notice by Victorian government

by AAP
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A seven-member independent panel set to scrutinise the impact of short-stay accommodation and home sharing.

Copyright's a dud, but where's the next model for creatives?

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As copyright owners complain about widespread infringement threatening their ability to fund new creative works, the search for new business models that help them earn a buck won't be easy.

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