Twitter flips the switch on Night Mode for desktop

Twitter is rolling out Night Mode for desktop today, bringing the eye-strain saving aesthetic already available on its mobile apps to twitter.com.When you flip on Night Mode, the normally white Twitter...

Internet for students: get the best broadband deal at university

It may sound like a hoary old cliche, but it is genuinely difficult to think of university life without the internet now. On top of the obvious uses - planning nights...

WhatsApp Business app a reality now; to bring businesses closer to people

WhatsApp has announced what many deemed impossible once, a dedicated business app for companies and enterprises. Though in a pilot stage, WhatsApp aims to bring businesses closer to their consumers with...

YouTube adds tools for lower-latency steaming and better moderation

As live streaming competition continues to heat up, YouTube is adding new features that make broadcasting content not just easier, but faster.Rolling out starting today, YouTube is adding a new ultra-low...

Google is 'a bully' says Vivaldi CEO

Jon von Tetzchner, co-founder of the Vivaldi web browser, has accused Google of using its position as the most popular search engine in the world to bully its competitors.The accusation comes...

Aussie pirates in the crosshairs as Village Roadshow threatens to sue illegal downloaders

Last year, Creative Content Australia, the consortium representing Foxtel, Village Roadshow and the Australian Screen Association, and their associated domains.This has forced users to find ways to circumvent the blocks...

Ransomware: The future of extortion

Three years ago, I got a call from a friend who was working as an IT administrator abroad. He told me about something very interesting he came across and I was...

China bans initial coin offerings over crypto currency fraud fears

Chinese regulators are preparing to begin a new campaign with the aim of placing the country’s initial coin offerings (ICOs) under high scrutiny by officials to prevent fraud and illegal fundraising. How...

Aussie internet woes to worsen after undersea cables damaged

Two powerful typhoons swept over the island of Hong Kong and mainland China late in August 2017, causing massive damage and resulting in 22 deaths. Now, Australian internet service providers (ISP)...

The best WordPress hosting for your business 2017

Wordpress turned 10 this year. Primarily created as a blogging platform, it has since been developed into a feature-rich content management system that can be used to power websites of all...

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