The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Telstra has pledged improved customer support through a “digital first” initiative announced today.
By Adam Bender | 03 March, 2014 14:08
U.S. National Security Agency director General Keith Alexander has called on Congress to pass new legislation focused on protecting the country's cyber assets while at the same time defending his agency's cybersurveillance programs.
By Grant Gross | 27 February, 2014 19:48
Gmail users who get frustrated trying to find the "unsubscribe" link that's often buried in small type at the bottom of promotional emails may instead start seeing it before they even open the message.
By Zach Miners | 21 February, 2014 01:00
Telstra has proposed cutting about 800 jobs at Sensis as it digitises the directory business.
By Adam Bender | 19 February, 2014 10:21
Nearly seven in 10 U.S. voters would pay a higher tax on their mobile phone bills if the money went toward wiring schools with faster broadband networks, according to a new survey.
By Grant Gross | 18 February, 2014 19:53
A growing number of brick-and-mortar businesses, eager to learn more about what goes on inside their walls, are turning to new technology to gather data from people's mobile phones.
By Zach Miners | 14 February, 2014 22:21
A coalition of consumer and privacy groups will ask a U.S. court to reject a settlement that allows Facebook to use minors' pictures in advertisements on the site without their parents' consent.
By Grant Gross | 13 February, 2014 15:59
Mozilla is going to show advertising to Firefox users to increase its sources of revenue that now mainly comes from Google, the company said Wednesday.
By Loek Essers | 12 February, 2014 11:59
Apparently Klout is popular.
By Martyn Williams | 12 February, 2014 00:13
Google has named a top executive from its advertising business to become the new chief executive of its YouTube service.
By Zach Miners | 06 February, 2014 02:08
When Google awarded Eric Schmidt a US$100 million stock bonus in 2011 it was seen as unprecedented for the company. Now it's doing it again.
By Martyn Williams | 04 February, 2014 22:52
The video website Blinkx is contesting a Harvard professor's analysis that accuses the company of charging advertisers for video ads that users rarely see.
By Jeremy Kirk | 31 January, 2014 00:34
Google has been ordered by a court in Virginia to pay royalty to I/P Engine for infringing some claims of two of its patents through the AdWords advertising system.
By John Ribeiro | 29 January, 2014 07:18
Facebook is testing its advertisements on outside mobile applications, calling it a new way for app developers to monetize their creations.
By Tim Hornyak | 23 January, 2014 06:15
Google is testing a high-tech contact lens for people with diabetes as an alternative to finger pricks for glucose testing, the company said on Thursday.
By Zach Miners | 17 January, 2014 02:10
Europe’s competition chief is running out of patience with Google’s attempts to avoid an antitrust fine.
By Jennifer Baker | 15 January, 2014 13:29
The way consumers identify themselves on Twitter can now be used by marketers in their decisions to place ads in individual feeds, under a new expansion of the site's advertising program.
By Zach Miners | 14 January, 2014 22:29
Google will add prices for Ryanair to its flight search engine, the CEO of the discount airline said in an interview published Sunday.
By Loek Essers | 13 January, 2014 15:29
Criticism hurts -- especially when you're not sure where it's coming from, or why, and have no way to respond to it.
By Zach Miners | 11 January, 2014 02:20
A deeper look by Cisco Systems into the cyberattack that infected Yahoo users with malware appears to show a link between the attack and a suspicious affiliate traffic-pushing scheme with roots in Ukraine.
By Jeremy Kirk | 10 January, 2014 01:48