Microsoft to cease work on its GigJam collaboration service
Microsoft is halting work on its GigJam collaboration service in September, two years after its initial launch and before it ever exited preview.
QVC looks to augmented reality to boost shopper engagement
The aim with the AR experiment is to create an immersive dual-screen experience that brings shoppers closer to the network and the brands that sell within it.
Google launches Chrome Enterprise, aims to integrate with more business systems
Google Enterprise offers enterprise mobility management and supports Microsoft Active Directory. The aim is to put more Chromebooks in companies.
Over 500 Android apps with a combined 100 million downloads found to secretly contain spyware
Unbeknown to the app developers, an advertising software kit contained code for stealing data from their products' users.
Data processing startup Databricks raises $140 million
Databricks is a business built on top of the Apache Spark open source project.
AccuWeather caught sending user location data, even when location sharing is off
A security researcher has found that the popular weather app sends private location data without the user's explicit permission to a firm designed to monetize user locations.
Microsoft, Red Hat extend their partnership with container support
Following a similar alliance with Amazon earlier this year, Red Hat is committing to add more support for Windows Server and Azure with its container platform.
Goldman Sachs invests in cloud provider Skytap in $45m round
The cloud company has raised $109 million in total, and will use the latest funds to expand its engineering and sales teams.
Windows security: Cryptocurrency miner malware is enslaving PCs with EternalBlue
Stealthy and persistent cryptocurrency-mining malware is hitting Windows machines.
Brazilian government to reassess Internet steering committee
The public consultation process will evaluate the body's policies, last updated in 2003.
Microsoft's new record: Speech recognition AI now transcribes as well as a human
Microsoft speech-recognition systems now match professional human transcribers but understand nothing.
Nokia 5 review: A solid mid-range pure-Android contender
The Nokia 5 is a well-designed mid-range handset with excellent build quality, although several compromises have been made to achieve its attractive price point.
Unifi Software readies RegAlert! for GDPR
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation takes effect in about 9 months. Unifi Software is launching a new offering to help companies assure compliance.
Enigma ethereum marketplace hijacked, investors duped by phishing scam
The platform's compromise resulted in the loss of close to $500,000 in cryptocurrency.
Android 8.0 Oreo: Rollout begins for Pixel, Nexus in Android beta
The long road to rolling out Android 8.0 to handsets has started.
Finns chill out quantum computers with qubit refrigerator to cut out errors
Refrigeration discovery could help pave way for viable quantum computers.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 could get squeezed by other Android rivals
The competitive landscape has changed since Samsung's last Note update. If discounting plays out it's not clear Samsung will have the specs to maintain a premium price.
Vodafone unveils NBN plans
Vodafone's initial launch will provide 12Mbps, 25Mbps, 50Mbps, and 100Mbps plans across NBN's fixed-line technologies in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Wollongong, Geelong, and Newcastle.
Telcos band together to solve NBN migration issues
The CEOs of NBN, Optus, Telstra, TPG, Vocus, and Comms Alliance have met with the government, the TIO, the ACMA, and the ACCC to discuss solving migration and customer issues on the NBN.
?Samsung to apply more AI, voice recognition to smart home line-up
By 2020, all of Samsung's home appliance line-up will have smart features, the company said.