The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
With robots becoming increasingly powerful, intelligent and autonomous, a scientist at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute says it's time to start making sure they know the difference between good and evil.
By Sharon Gaudin | 07 March, 2014 20:32
With smartphones and tablets increasingly at risk from malware, researchers from North Carolina State University have devised a new and potentially better way to detect it on Android devices.
By Joab Jackson | 07 March, 2014 18:00
Samsung hopes its new Milk streaming service is the next big thing in music.
By Agam Shah | 07 March, 2014 17:35
Google and Verizon each made announcements this week that are significant in their race to catch the company many consider to still be the market leader in the IaaS public cloud: Amazon Web Services.
By Brandon Butler | 07 March, 2014 17:14
The first Cebit trade show in the post-Snowden era will focus on security, showing off locally developed bug-proof phones and messaging systems, as well as the ability to protect mobile devices using smartcards.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 07 March, 2014 16:16
Telstra received about 40,000 requests for customer information from Australian government agencies in the second half of 2013, not counting national security requests, the telco has revealed.
By Adam Bender | 07 March, 2014 15:37
Japanese authorities are trying to unravel what happened at Mt. Gox, the popular Bitcoin exchange that collapsed last week, and recent revelations are only serving to thicken the plot, not clarify it.
By Tim Hornyak and Jeremy Kirk | 07 March, 2014 15:08
Confidence in the underlying strength of the tech sector as a whole appears to be solid despite some dispiriting news on the hardware front.
By Marc Ferranti | 07 March, 2014 14:46
The Coalition will deepen its probe of the NBN, with the government announcing the appointment of a former Telstra official to investigate the public policy process behind Labor’s NBN.
By Adam Bender | 07 March, 2014 14:46
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has turned the European Union into a tapping "bazaar" in order to spy on as many EU citizens as possible, NSA leaker Edward Snowden said.
By Loek Essers | 07 March, 2014 13:07
Yelp will use flash memory to speed up its database of community reviews of restaurants and other local businesses.
By Adam Bender | 07 March, 2014 12:06
CIOs who haven't moved their companies from Windows XP by now ought to be fired, some people think, but those who haven't and are still on the job have options for saving their bacon.
By Tim Greene | 07 March, 2014 11:40
The CIA's decision to use Amazon's cloud is part of a broader IT shake-up to make the spy business more efficient.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 07 March, 2014 11:40
We drop by the Sydney satellite of the ANZ Innovyz accelerator.
By Adam Bender | 07 March, 2014 10:22