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The final report of the Australian government's Competition Policy Review has called for the reform of the country's taxi industry in order to accommodate new ride-sharing services like those provided by Uber.
The domain hosting service has been humming along with a highly-anticipated initial public offering plan, and now it looks like shares are poised to get off to a good start very soon.
Microsoft is targeting enterprise developers with changes it is making to its Visual Studio 2015 pricing and version line-up.
Weeks after announcing its plans to offer a taxi booking service, the South Korean IT company unveils its KakaoTaxi app and inks agreements with four drivers groups to encourage signups.
Music production downloads as a metaphor for web APIs.
The Victorian government has released the state's public transport timetable data, allowing developers and the likes of Google Maps to be able to provide detailed public transport trip directions for the city.
The Gmail for Android app was updated with a slew of new features designed to make it easier to manage multiple email accounts on the go.
Online screenshot-sharing service Puush is warning its users to change their passwords after it emerged that the platform had been infected with malware.
Study finds companies gung-ho about mobility and mobile apps, but only throw pennies out to secure them.
Slack has become somewhat of a tech startup darling in the race to revolutionize email (again) since launching a few years back.
The app has become a far easier and more productive way to conduct business for e-commerce players.
Facebook's multi-billion acquisition of Oculus VR still has some followers puzzled, but the social network offered some extra foresight into its vision for the subsidiary on Thursday.
Amazon announced two tiers of unlimited storage for Cloud Drive, marking the first time such an option is available to users outside of select criteria.
Google is (finally) hoping to adopt the Pointer Events standard in Chrome, while Apple is writing custom events to handle its new force touchpad instead.
Facebook's warpath to establishing its social media conglomerate continues.
The stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars.
Take your Android tablet to work with these apps. Track your time, stay on top of what you need to do, and collaborate with colleagues.
The iPad is a capable tool for work but requires good apps to provide the needed functionality. These 10 apps will go a long way to meeting the needs of most iPad users. You can't work all the time so we threw in a hot new game for down time.
Who's the busiest developer on Android these days? Some of the most impressive business apps are coming from an unlikely source, with Microsoft's business apps appearing on the Google Play Store and getting rave reviews.
Want to get more out of your Windows Phone at work? Download the best of these apps and rev up your productivity in the workplace.
Google has released an update to its Translate app for mobile devices. We have made a side by side comparison with the Microsoft Translator app so you can compare and decide which is best.
It is not only the big companies that produce great tech that is worthy of note at CES 2015. Have a look at these cool products that should be at the show this year.
Who says you need a Mac or a Windows PC? With the right applications, a Linux desktop is every bit as good as either of the two mainstream desktop operating systems.
Microsoft Office for the iPad is a very good suite, but may be overkill for some users.
If your significant other or children already own a tablet, why not jazz it up with some gadgets and accessories this year?
If you're willing to look, there are some excellent tech gadgets and gifts out there that don't require a second mortgage.
What are some of the most interesting apps for Apple's iOS operating system we've discovered this month?
What are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month?
Facebook has recently announced 'Facebook at work' for connecting professional contacts. If you don't want to mix your business and personal lives, have a look at these social networks you can use for work.
There's little doubt that OS X 10.10 Yosemite operating system is a fully-featured platform that helps you to get a lot done, but by adding a few extras in the form of utilities you get an awful lot more from the platform with very little extra effort.
Singapore Changi Airport turns to technology for solutions to maintain consistent customer service standards and better serve growing number of passengers.
Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue show off the company's new Apple TV streaming video box. The new hardware has several updated features, including 1,080-pixel resolution for movies and TV shows and a redesigned user interface. The box will be available on March 16 for $99.
At the GigaOm Net:Work conference in San Francisco, Google's Rajen Sheth talks about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing. The three at first "soundly rejected the idea" of Gmail because he was pitching it as packaged software, Sheth says. A few months later he came back with the concept of putting Gmail in the cloud.
There are features in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 that many people will never use, but its core dictation capability is excellent, while the context-sensitive sidebar help is a big improvement.
After a week of using Office 2013 we're pleasantly surprised. The changes Microsoft has made to support Windows 8 — and specifically Windows 8 tablets — are logical, and they work well with more traditional ways of using Office.
Version 3.0 of Microsoft's cloud-hosted management platform is now available, adding support for mobile devices — including iPhones, iPads and Android.
SQL Server 2012 supports everything from departmental servers to large-scale enterprise clouds. With Hadoop integration imminent there's much to be said for upgrading — if only to prepare your datacentre for big-data private clouds. Just keep an eye out for the effect of per-core licensing on your costs.
The latest update to Corel's venerable vector drawing package brings several overdue features, does some catching up with Adobe and adds useful new tools for working with vectors. It all adds up to a powerful but still-challenging graphics suite.
LibreOffice continues to improve, but it's still playing catch-up to Microsoft Office, and there's no sign of a vision that would make it a significant competitor on anything but price.
For a free product, Nitro PDF Reader 2.0 delivers a lot of functionality, and for the most part delivers it very well. Apart from the odd interface niggle and its restriction to the Windows platform, we have no hesitation in recommending it.
IE9 is Microsoft's best version of its browser to date, although its lack of Windows XP support is unfortunate. Otherwise, it's fast, usable and standards-compliant.
This is a welcome update, but it's definitely a point release: unless you're looking for an alternative to Microsoft Office on financial or philosophical grounds, 3.3 may not be the version to make you switch.
Real-time stock control, a revamped checkout and Feefo customer feedback head the enhancements in Actinic 10. These add functionality without compromising either the performance or the usability of this popular e-commerce solution.
MindManager 9 is a sophisticated mind-mapping application that could revolutionise your methodology for organising and accessing information. It works well for individuals, but delivers most value if adopted by the entire organisation.
Nuance's Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium is a significant improvement on its predecessor: speech recognition is more accurate out of the box, and the user interface is generally slicker. The new command reference sidebar needs attention, though.
In Office 2010, Microsoft's Office Web Apps have matured to become the basis of the suite's collaboration tools, making it a more significant release than many previous versions.
A well-established small-business messaging and collaboration solution, Kerio Connect can now be considered as an alternative to large Exchange deployments.
A well-established Microsoft Exchange alternative, Gordano Messaging Suite is big on scalability and collaboration options, but still has a few rough edges.
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