Michael Lee


A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

Michael holds minimal interests/investments in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Google, Telstra, Symantec, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin.

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App.net opens up 'freemium' model

App.net opens up 'freemium' model

Charging users to participate in its social network has meant that App.net doesn't serve ads and won't have to sell user details. But it has now opened up a free tier, meaning almost anyone can join.

February 25, 2013 by in Developer

Academics tap into 'hackers' for apps

Academics tap into 'hackers' for apps

Unless they're working in an IT-related field, most science academics don't have the time or know-how to code up applications that might help them with tasks such as searching and manipulating data from journals. So what's the answer? How about getting some keen hackers to do it?

September 27, 2011 by in Developer