?Apple Pay now available for MasterCard users in Singapore
MasterCard customers in Singapore will be able to use Apple Pay to make contactless payments in stores equipped with contactless readers using the latest Apple Watch or iPhone.
Australia set for small business mobile tech investment surge
Changes to small business tax breaks could lead to a new wave of investment in mobile technology, but not before the federal election is done and dusted.
85 percent of voters support the NBN
Likely Labor voters both support and oppose the project in the higher numbers, while proportionally, Liberal voters give the NBN the highest level of support.
PGP co-founder rejoins Apple to bring better encryption to the masses
This will be Jon Callas' third stint at the technology giant.
Huawei sues Samsung for mobile patent infringement
The Chinese firm is urging Samsung to obtain licensing agreements and "work together with Huawei to jointly drive the industry forward."
Cray's Urika-GX aims at big data analytics
The Urika-GX aims to fuse supercomputer power with an open, enterprise format.
FBI wants to keep secret who's stored in its massive biometric database
The FBI said it would retain the data to "aid in establishing patterns of activity" to help discover new criminals when they arise.
Google wants to kill off passwords for logging into your Android smartphone
Google's 'Project Abacus' wants to replace passwords and pins with biometric logins -- and banks will do the initial testing soon.
More hacking and undercover work: Police chiefs answer to strong encryption row
International police and cybersecurity agencies tackle the row over strong encryption -- but their answer is likely to cause almost as many headaches as government-ordered backdoors.
?Pizza Hut Asia to trial SoftBank's Pepper for MasterCard payments
Pizza Hut Asia will pilot a commerce-based application of Softbank's Pepper that will see the robot take customer's orders and process MasterCard payments.
Basslink loses 20 days to bad weather in repairing subsea cable
The subsea cable bringing high-speed communications and energy to Tasmanians will not be repaired until late June thanks to poor weather conditions.
Fifield dismisses Copyright Act amendment recommendation
The government has not considered and does not intend to propose shortening the length of copyright protection as recommended by the Productivity Commission.
?NT allocates AU$185.9m for healthcare IT overhaul
The Northern Territory government has handed down its 2016-17 budget, and set to spend AU$185.9 million on IT modernisation of its healthcare sector.
?Queensland Premier to probe health payroll
A month after burying its AU$1.2 billion payroll bungle with IBM, the Queensland government is now looking into another debacle concerning payment errors for nursing staff at Queensland health.
SWIFT to unveil new security plan in the wake of Bangladesh heist
SWIFT says it plans to launch a new security program as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of the $81 million Bangladesh Bank cyber heist.
Indian startups adopting slower strategy to sustain business models
Promoters are aware that speed may thrill, but it may also kill their ventures.
?Tencent in talks with SoftBank to buy Supercell: Report
Chinese tech giant Tencent is in talks with Japanese counterpart SoftBank to buy the latter's majority stake in Supercell, known for making global hit game Clash of Clans, according to a report.
Telstra customers forced to reset modems after NBN, ADSL outage
Some customers are being told to reset their modems in order to access NBN and ADSL services after Telstra's Friday outage.
?ASX-listed Digital X partners with Telefonica for money transfer in Latin America
Former bitcoin miner Digital X has signed a deal with telco giant Telefonica to market its cross-currency cash remittance platform in Latin America.
Turnbull pledges AU$60m for mobile blackspots round 3
The mobile blackspot program will have a third round under a Coalition government, with AU$60m being provided to address another 900 blackspots.