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Apple co-founder criticises data retention, wants privacy back the way it Woz

Tech's elder statesmen Steve Wozniak says Australia is following the "twisted" path of the United States, enacting an "unethical" data retention scheme that intrudes on a person's right to privacy.

By 29 May 2015

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Google's Android Pay to duke it out with Apple Pay

Its Wallet app failed to take off, but Google is trying again with a new system.

By 29 May 2015

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Google tallies new partners for Project Loon

The Internet giant says it's working hard on moonshot projects, like its Wi-Fi blimps and self-driving cars.

By 29 May 2015

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Nokia CEO: We don't know yet if we'll sell Here mapping business

Here has attracted suitors including German automakers and Uber, but Nokia says it needs more time to determine whether a sale makes sense.

By 23 May 2015

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Data retention creep: Border Force granted metadata access

The Federal Government has been slammed for quietly expanding access to stored metadata in what opponents call the first example of "scope creep" in data retention laws.

By 15 May 2015

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Huawei's LiteOS looks to play central role in Internet of Things

The new operating system can work on everything from wearables to connected vehicles, Huawei said during a press conference on Wednesday.

By 21 May 2015

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Streaming may save record industry, says one insider

A music industry insider reckons physical media and streaming can coexist in a way CDs and downloads couldn't.

By 15 May 2015

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Budget 2015 brings new taxes to the tech world

The 2015 Budget has arrived, bringing with it new taxes on digital downloads, tougher restrictions for international tech companies and disappointing news for telcos and ISPs.

By 13 May 2015

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What you need to know about Wi-Fi calling in Australia

You may have heard about telecommunications providers offering Wi-Fi calling in the UK and US, but what is it and will we see it in Australia any time soon?

By 30 April 2015

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This health-tracking device sniffs your farts

With the CH4 wearable, now on Kickstarter, the quantified-self movement may have just jumped the shark. Or perhaps flatulence truly is a data gold mine.

By 2 May 2015