An internet of bins: Networking Splendour in the Grass
Building a large temporary network in the middle of a remote field for a music festival presents some unique challenges to the Splendour in the Grass organisers.
Ion implant systems manufacturer Buckley Systems lays off 45
Manufacturer of silicon chip fabrication technology says it is facing a cyclical downturn and suffering under a high New Zealand dollar.
Australia?s 3D Group to list on ASX in reverse takeover
Australian 3D printing technology developer 3D Group has struck a deal that will see it mount a reverse takeover of publicly-listed brewing company Oz Brewing in order to list on the ASX by December.
Facebook app gives free internet access in Zambia
An app launched in Zambia by Facebook will provide access to a number of online services for free, in an attempt by Internet.org to lift the country's internet penetration rate above 15 percent.
Rights owners must sue mum and dad copyright infringers: Turnbull
Copyright holders must be prepared to sue mums and dads and students for copyright infringement in order for any deterrence scheme to be effective, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned.
Gentrack issues profit warning six weeks after listing
Utility and airport management software developer tells the NZ Stock Exchange a contract dispute is likely to go to arbitration.
Microsoft releases first major update to Office for iPad
Say hello to PDF sharing, picture tools and custom font support in Word for iPad versions 1.1. Excel and PowerPoint for iPad also received new features in version 1.1. Here's what you need to know.
Tableau's Q2: Data discovery darling beats estimates, revenue up 82 percent
Tableau's business intelligence and data discovery platform made significant sales gains for the quarter, with more than 2,200 new customer accounts added.
Microsoft is fixing IE11 on mobile because web developers aren't following standards
Having written IE11 to support web standards, Microsoft is shimming it to handle mobile websites that are not following standards but catering for webkit quirks and/or non-standard features in Apple's Safari on iOS.
LinkedIn squashes Q2 estimates, upgrades social tool Sales Navigator
LinkedIn's new Software-as-a-Service offering is designed for finding and cultivating relationships with prospective and current customers on LinkedIn.
Jive Software swings to loss but still tops Wall Street expectations
Wall Street was bracing for a loss at 11 cents per share on a revenue of $42.07 million.
Twitter acquiring password security manager startup Mitro Labs
The social network has stepped up password security in the past, especially after finding itself the victim of widely reported cyber attacks.
BadUSB: Big, bad USB security problems ahead
Everyone knows that USB thumb-drives can spell security trouble, but a German security group has found new and nasty ways to use USB devices to wreck havoc on computers.
Microsoft ordered to hand over overseas email, throwing EU privacy rights in the fire
US law can apply anywhere in the world, so long as a technology company has control over foreign data, a court rules.
Twitter laments government roadblocks in fifth transparency report
Intellectual property is actually an overlooked hotspot given Twitter received nearly 10,000 copyright takedown requests for the micro-blogging site and subsidiary Vine.
HTC: When good products aren't enough
HTC showed some stability in the second quarter and touted its latest One device. The problem is that HTC may be merely a one-quarter wonder.
M-commerce in Brazil up 84 percent in a year
But segment still faces hurdles including poor mobile coverage and lack of retailer readiness.
French telcoms giant Iliad bids for T-Mobile US, sparks bidding war with Sprint
French telecoms firm Iliad makes an offer for the fourth largest phone giant in the U.S., which is estimated to be worth close to $25 billion.
Researchers eye vision-correcting displays for devices
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab and University of California at Berkeley say the technology could improve conditions in emerging markets where glasses and prescription lenses don't come easy.
Blackberry BBM now fully available on Windows Phone
BlackBerry said BBM for Windows retains the native user experience and modern design of the Windows UI.