Tech giants push for legal curbs on govt surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
More work needed to rein in spy agencies.
 
Twitter sues US Justice for right to disclose surveillance requests 
Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cites violation of First Amendment rights.
 
Twitter introduces a 'buy' button to tweets 
By Supantha Mukherjee | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stripe to process Twitter's e-commerce payments.
 
PlayStation Network taken out by DoS attack 
Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims hack linked to airline security scare.
 
Standing on a burning platform 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Andrew Walduck is so driven he has developed an almost perverse attraction to taking on tasks most of us would think impossible.
 
Govt to release thousands of data sets to app developers 
By Andrew Colley | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
An extra 6000 sets of info to go public.
 
Web companies rush to plug serious cross-domain hole 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Google and other large properties vulnerable.
 
Our wholly insecure web 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Time to re-engineer for security.
 
Real-time data coming for Sydney ferries, trams 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Make Opal API public next, developer asks.
 
AWS urges developers to scrub GitHub of secret keys 
By Munir Kotadia | Mar 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Devs hit with unexpected bills after leaving secret keys exposed.
 
Turkey cuts off Twitter access ahead of local elections 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
PM under fire over social media.
 
Qld man charged with hacking offences 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Allegedly accessed US gaming company records.
 
Software glitch temporarily crashes Twitter 
By Jim Finkle, Gerry Shih | Mar 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Second time in nine days.
 
IBM sold Twitter 900 patents for A$40 million 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Follows December threat.
 
The Aussie cities with the best IT job prospects 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
National IT salaries to rise two percent in 2014.
 
UK spy agency using Splunk for Facebook, YouTube data haul 
 
Apple buys startup Topsy 
Dec 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
Gets rich Twitter data.
 
Twitter protects past tweets with forward secrecy 
By Adam Greenberg | Nov 27, 2013 | Comment Now 
Decryption nearly impossible.
 
Twitter adds extra security to thwart spying 
Nov 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Wants others to do the same.
 
Twitter shares hit $50 on debut 
By Gerry Shih | Nov 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Stocks nearly double.
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