Topic archives: technology sector

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

January 24, 2018 2

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

March 16, 2016 9

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

December 24, 2012 1

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

September 7, 2010

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.