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Perth expands free Wi-Fi access throughout CBD

Residents and visitors in Perth will now have greater access to free Wi-Fi across the CBD with the expansion of the city's public Wi-Fi network.

By 1 December 2014


UberX launches in Canberra, 100 cars on the road from day one

"Canberra" and "world-leading" aren't often seen in the same sentence, but Australia's bush capital has regulated ride-sharing with the introduction of UberX, and the chief minister says other cities should follow suit.

By 30 October 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Your butler is a text message away

Looking for someone to serve you? No matter where you live, there's probably a startup just waiting to become your virtual butler.

By 10 October 2015


TPG to keep iiNet's call centre staff, but other roles are under review

iiNet has spent less than a month under new owners TPG, but there are signs of change beyond the nixing of Fetch TV. As high profile execs depart, TPG says call centre staff will stay but other roles are under review.

By 23 September 2015


Man implants ear in his arm so the world can eavesdrop on his life

An artist has a structure resembling a human ear surgically implanted in his forearm, and plans to turn it into an Internet-connected mic so anyone anywhere can hear what he hears.

By 15 August 2015


TPG wins over iiNet as shareholders vote in favour of buyout

TPG has won the support of iiNet shareholders in its bid to buy the company, meaning the service provider just has to clear regulatory approval before becoming Australia's second-largest ISP.

By 27 July 2015


iiNet supports TPG takeover after revised offer

TPG has upped the ante in its bid to acquire iiNet, outdoing rival ISP M2 Group and securing iiNet's support for an August takeover -- but iiNet says it will still be "business as usual".

By 6 May 2015


Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit gold mine in Australia

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. House-size machines dig into a canyon-size hole. Here's a full tour.

By 5 May 2015


Officeworks launches Mailman parcel delivery service

Sending a package can now be as simple as printing a postage label at home and dropping your parcel off in an Officeworks store, even late on a Sunday, thanks to a new service called Mailman.

By 28 April 2015


Fed-up Facebook friends to mom: Stop posting baby pics!

Technically Incorrect: An Australian mom is stunned that her Facebook friends don't like her constant baby updates. How stunning.

By 15 April 2015