Which operating system is safer from a hack attack?
The argument has been raging for years: which operating system is the safest when it comes to security. Has the latest software upgrades from the tech giants changed anything?
Things should look a little more familiar on Windows 10.
After Windows 8 flopped, Microsoft is betting big with a free upgrade to Windows 10 and a new strategy to keep the brand alive in a changing technology landscape.
What will Apple conquer next?
Apple's ability to develop the potential of good ideas should have existing streaming businesses worried.
Shake it off.
New studies show that unethical reputations actually don't concern consumers of streaming services.
Apple’s iPod revolutionized the music business. Will its streaming service do it again?
Online streaming offers benefits for consumers and the companies providing the service, but thus far it hasn't been paid off for artists.
Facing the music.
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Apple's move into the streaming market has a headstart of up to 100 million subscribers but will still need sustained support to get more of us to pay for online music.
Multinational companies like Google have avoided having a “taxable” presence in Australia.
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What constitutes a "taxable presence" in Australia lies at the centre of the government's proposed tax avoidance clampdown on multinational companies.
Why did Penn State take so long to disclose the breach?
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The recent cyber attacks at Penn State have put personal information of 18,000 students in the hands of hackers. What should universities do to protect students' privacy?
It’s a lot more than just a timepiece.
The Apple Watch represents a significant shift from handheld technology to devices that become an invisible part of our lives.
Windows on anything means revenue from everything, at least that’s the idea.
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If the money is in the cloud, it makes sense to take as many users there as possible.
Violators will be rewarded.
An extraordinary decade of change has ensured there is now no clear blue water around any business sector.
While Microsoft, Google and Apple have had to answer questions in Canberra about whether they meet their tax obligations, their media activities seemingly defy regulation.
Current regulations are a complete mismatch for today's media practices and structures. While politicians shy from the debate, it's time to heed public opinion and revisit the Finkelstein Report.
News Corp Australia CEO Julian Clarke and CFO Susan Panuccio were asked by Senators to account for its tax affairs.
The government want us to believe in the "debt deficit disaster: in order to accept paying more tax. But why do parliamentarians need an inquiry simply to find out how much tax multi-nationals pay?
There’s a difference between technologies that seek to augment versus those that seek to replicate or replace human processes.
I think I have successfully talked my partner out of getting an Apple Watch. I generally do not interfere with his purchase decisions, but the description of the Apple Watch’s features, or those of any…
Apple Watch Edition is the company’s first product targeting the uber-wealthy.
A lot has been written about the Apple Watch Edition and its price tag of more than $10,000, all the way up to $25,000. Many have decried it’s super luxury status, while others see it as shrewd strategy…
China has been the manufacturer to the world on the back of low wages. But authorities are now targeting innovation.
Once the world's factory, China is shooting up the innovation rankings. There are important lessons there for Australia.
The many colours of the Apple Watch.
Apple's ability to mesh technology with beautiful design will be put to the test in its much anticipated Apple Watch, destined to become the must have high-tech fashion item.
How much does your smartwatch know?
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Our internet use is tracked by cookies and clicks, but smartwatches will listen to our body to sense how we feel.
It’s arrived: Tim Cook’s watch of many colours.
Apple sets out its stall for a Watch for every wrist and health monitoring for every wearer.
Wrist reward. Apple arms itself against rivals.
Smartwatches will bombard us with data about our internal lives. We risk letting sleep patterns, calorie counts and bio-rhythms dominate our days.