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Bigcommerce, PayPal team up for payments

Australian-founded ecommerce platform Bigcommerce now supports PayPal digital wallet online and mobile digital wallet payments in the US.

By Hamish Barwick | 22 May, 2015 14:10

Tags: Bigcommerce, paypal, ecommerce

Leaked database of Adult Friend Finder still online

Adult Friend Finder, one of the largest online dating sites, may have been breached more than two months ago, and the sensitive files -- include names, ages, email addresses, zip codes and more -- are apparently still online.

By Jeremy Kirk | 22 May, 2015 12:44

Tags: security, data breach, FriendFinder Networks

Spectrum review proposes greater role for market

A review into Australia's spectrum management framework has recommended introducing new rules that will increase the opportunities to share and trade spectrum.

By Rohan Pearce | 22 May, 2015 11:55

Tags: Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA), AMTA, spectrum

ICANN chief to leave office early, may miss key transition

The ICANN leader who kicked off the Internet organization's move away from U.S. government control will leave his post early, possibly before the transition is finished.

By Stephen Lawson | 22 May, 2015 10:41

Tags: ICANN, internet

Square opens Melbourne office

California based payment startup Square has opened an office in Melbourne.

By Hamish Barwick | 22 May, 2015 09:42

Tags: startups, Melbourne, Startup, Square

Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House results

Google said Thursday it would make changes to its Maps search system after racist search terms brought up the White House among their top results.

By Zach Miners | 22 May, 2015 08:57

Tags: analytics, Internet-based applications and services, Google, mobile, internet, search engines

US Senate leader to push for vote to renew NSA phone dragnet

The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to move forward on efforts to extend the section of the Patriot Act that the National Security Agency has used to collect millions of domestic telephone records.

By Grant Gross | 22 May, 2015 08:34

Tags: Mitch McConnell, U.S. Senate, telecommunication, U.S. White House, U.S. National Security Agency, Al Franken, legislation, government, privacy, Josh Earnest, Rand Paul, security

HP's profit slips 21 per cent as services business stumbles

Hewlett-Packard has reported another drop in quarterly revenue and profit, with a notable 16 percent slide in its enterprise services business.

By James Niccolai | 22 May, 2015 07:18

Tags: servers, hardware systems, Hewlett-Packard

Apple TV is dead, long live Apple TV!

Apple will not enter the television set market with its own long-lauded, long-expected hardware, according to an online report, putting an apparent end to one of the more persistent rumors weaving around the Cupertino, Calif. company's future.

By Gregg Keizer | 22 May, 2015 06:52

Tags: Apple, consumer electronics, wall street journal, Kno, Apple iOS

Apigee adds some Swagger to API design

For developers who want to expose their Web applications to other computers and Internet services, API platform vendor Apigee is offering a free online tool to help create APIs using the increasingly popular Swagger API specification.

By Joab Jackson | 22 May, 2015 06:36

Tags: Development tools, application development, Web services development, Apigee, software

Salesforce Community Cloud gets recommendation tool to boost engagement

After launching its Community Cloud last August for companies trying to engage their customers online, Salesforce has now given the platform a major update.

By Katherine Noyes | 22 May, 2015 06:22

Tags: applications, Customer Relationship Management, Salesforce.com, software, internet

PayPal hypes its mobile strengths ahead of IPO

As PayPal prepares for its upcoming IPO as an independent eBay spinoff, it wants to make at least one thing clear: It's got mobile covered.

By Zach Miners | 22 May, 2015 06:10

Tags: analytics, Internet-based applications and services, e-commerce, paypal, mobile, internet

Is Apple planning a 3D printer?

LONG BEACH, CALIF. -- Speaking here today about the tremendous growth of the 3D printing industry, analyst Terry Wohlers slipped one name into a list of potential machine makers that took some by surprise: Apple.

By Lucas Mearian | 22 May, 2015 05:41

Tags: HP, popular science, Apple, emerging technology, Microsoft, 3D printer, autodesk, Hewlett-Packard

Coming soon to Firefox: More ads!

Mozilla today announced an expansion and rebranding of its in-browser advertisements, now dubbed "Suggested Tiles," that will by default show in the new tab page of all Firefox users.

By Gregg Keizer | 22 May, 2015 05:35

Tags: Firefox, web browsers, 21, internet

Chromebook craze won't abate this year

Google's effort to add features and push Chromebooks into more hands is working, with shipments of the low-cost laptops expected to jump 27 percent this year.

By Agam Shah | 22 May, 2015 05:26

Tags: Google, hardware systems

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