Japan is moving to let airline passengers use smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices during flight, but only if they are switched to flight mode during take-off and landing, according to the country's transport ministry.
Emerging Tech 9,859 articles
Melbourne's RMIT University is set to play host to what it claims will be the "world's first" rapid 3D nanoscale printer, following the launch last week of its new AU$30 million MicroNano Research Facility.
Piracy 1,734 articles
The Communications Alliance has revealed how telcos would have warned customers downloading copyright-infringing TV shows and films in a trial scheme that would have operated in Australia by now had rights holders agreed to pay their share of it.
Privacy 2,735 articles
As the Australian government looks to force telcos to retain customer data for law-enforcement investigations, the number of requests for customer data that Telstra is receiving from Australian law-enforcement agencies has risen in the last six months.
Telcos 12,562 articles
Customers of smaller Australian telcos are set to begin receiving the same usage alerts provided to customers of Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone.
Apple 15,946 articles
As the unveiling of the next iPhone draws near, reports have emerged that Apple has reached an agreement with at least three major credit card companies to work together on its new NFC payments system.
Hardware 62,339 articles
The display, which sports a 3,440x1,440 resolution and 21:9 aspect ratio, is due by the end of the year.
Mobility 44,815 articles
Apple's plans to create larger iPhones and iPads may not be sexy, but there's an opportunity to become as dominant as BlackBerry used to be in the enterprise.
NBN 2,884 articles
Vodafone and NBN Co have been quietly testing out using NBN Co's fibre as backhaul for Vodafone's mobile network.
Software 38,872 articles
You emotional state can influence what you type, and this could be a problem in applications from instant messaging to safety-critical systems. Computers that can detect your emtional state by analysing your typing could warn you, and adapt to your needs.
Security 32,271 articles
White House revamps tech management, Hillary's not a cloud expert, and more bank hacks [Government IT Week]
It's time once again to go around the world and see what's happening in government IT. Here's a Labor Day shoutout to all our American readers.
Government US 3,966 articles
A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas. But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.
PCs 6,150 articles
The flagship desktop from Dell's gaming arm features a new "triad" shape and the latest Intel Haswell-E Extreme Edition processors.