Bree Winchester

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OECD digital economy scorecard: Australia okay, but could do better

<b>In a report that is due to be released next month, the OECD has drawn a picture of the state of the world’s digital economy, or at least that of its</b> …

National security on the agenda for Senate inquiry into bitcoin

The Senate Economics References Committee has released its terms of reference for its inquiry into bitcoin, with incorporating “digital currencies …

The latest news on Australia's startup & entrepreneur ecosystem

Advice<p>Three ways to build a thriving business, according to 2018’s Smart 30 Under 30<p>Emma Koehn<p>How video technology startup Clipchamp went from …

The digital divide is narrowing but more needs to be done

The ease of buying shoes or managing our banking over a mobile phone connected to the internet has changed our expectations regarding accessible …

Telecoms

The rise of the digital board director

Elizabeth Valentine finds it fascinating, even incongruous, how research from industry bodies and corporations consistently rate technology as a …

Business Technology

With community TV shifting to the internet, do we need more TV channels?

While shunting community TV across to the internet, the government wants to embrace MPEG-4 broadcasting to offer more channels. Do Australian viewers …

Kiwi tech firms set to raid Australia for talent in digital marketing campaign

New Zealand companies are set to raid Australia for digital and technology experts, with a marketing campaign underway to entice workers across the …

An App That Tells You How Obsessed You Are With Checking Your Phone

Deep down you know you have a problem with obsessively checking your phone for status updates, messages, emails and countless other distractions. But …

Government Panel Says Australia's Laws Can't Keep Up With Technology Like Uber

Aussies love tech, so much so that when new apps and services enter the marketplace, it can be hard for our reactive legal system to keep up. That's …

Watch NYC Newlyweds Go On An Oculus Rift Honeymoon To Hawaii, Without Leaving City Hall

Air travel is expensive and uncomfortable. Take that trip with just a headset and a vibrating floor, instead.<p>About a dozen just-married couples at New York City’s City Hall got surprised last week with a honeymoon to Hawaii. Of course, the trip was less than two-minutes long, and they didn’t really …

Nearly Half Of U.S. Companies Had Data Breaches In The Past Year

Despite an increase in preparedness, confidence in security measures is low.<p>While more companies are taking action to prevent and respond to a security breach like the recent Home Depot hack, the number of attacks is also on the rise. In the past year alone, an astounding 43% of companies in the …

This City Lost 1 Million Pounds–Now It’s Redesigning Itself To Keep Them Off

After an incredibly successful anti-obesity campaign, Oklahoma City is taking the next step: redesigning the city to make its streets walkable and keep its citizens healthy–permanently.<p>As America’s obesity problem has moved closer to crisis levels, public officials ranging from Michelle Obama to …