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Should Australia fear another tech wreck?

Should Australia fear another tech wreck?

Turnbull and co may bemoan the small size of our tech sector, but with certain international stocks so overvalued, Australia may well luck out in the looming bust.

Rundle: Vic Labor’s Apple store shows it’s getting desperate for an ‘innovation’ win

Rundle: Vic Labor’s Apple store shows it’s getting desperate for an ‘innovation’ win

The strange decision to whack an Apple store in the middle of Federation Square is just one of Minister of Innovation Phillip Dalidakis' many missteps in an industry he doesn't understand.

Investing like it’s 1999: when will the new tech bubble burst?

Investing like it’s 1999: when will the new tech bubble burst?

Like the dot-com bust of the late nineties, giddy investors are inflating Australian tech company valuations beyond what they can realistically live up to, but you won't see them complaining.

The looming crisis for women in Oz tech

The looming crisis for women in Oz tech

One of the most important industries in Australia has few women -- and the situation is getting worse. Bernard Keane looks at the tech sector and its "female problem".

Tech in ’12: take nothing for granted online

Tech in ’12: take nothing for granted online

In 2012, Big Copyright suffered several setbacks. And Big Data ramped up its efforts. Our technology expert looks back and forward at the world online.

Business slow for techies

Business slow for techies

The technology sector is often associated with a burgeoning industry left largely unscathed by the effects of the GFC. However, new and unexpectedly low hiring trend figures in America suggest it may not be the engine of economic recovery many may have hoped.