Short of enforcing privacy laws on app store curators, it is doubtful that the developers will implement the otherwise worthy privacy protections.
Chris Duckett dispenses with "trends", "magic quadrants" and other salesbot speak to investigate what is really the foundation of IT: source code.
Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.
Australia's incoming Communications minister has raised the issue of electronic voting to deal with the high number of informal votes.
Many people have a soft spot for Nokia devices. It's a spot rarely found by Microsoft's consumer hardware.
Are we heading for a world full of public cloud, or a future dominated by hybrid architectures? It all depends on which way you look at it.
The only email service that you can trust with completely protecting your privacy is one that you build yourself.
Friday afternoon is the typical time for outbursts against the Australian Broadcasting Corporation before heading off to G&T time, and this week, Huawei has stepped up to attack the ABC over its lack of Android support.
As Australia prepares to head to the polls, technology will play a central role in the democratic process — but don't expect the NBN to be front and centre.
One of Linux's better lightweight windows managers has discarded GNOME's GTK+ toolkit for a Qt future.
The search giant continues its streak of puzzling decisions as its location service and maps functionality fall victim this time.
Job advertisements looking for candidates with a decade's worth of experience is leading to a skills crisis of our own making.