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Advertising is facing a historic shift; can Australian media keep up?

Advertising is facing a historic shift; can Australian media keep up?

It's time to find new ways for advertising to support the discovery of independent news.

‘We promise to do better’: how tech CEOs respond to difficult questions

‘We promise to do better’: how tech CEOs respond to difficult questions

The headaches for social media companies are only increasing, yet it appears even long-standing CEOs of these companies don't have any answers yet.

All perspiration, little inspiration in ACCC’s take on journalism

All perspiration, little inspiration in ACCC’s take on journalism

The competition regulator has started from first principles to consider journalism, its social benefits and threats to its business model. But it doesn't get very far with solutions.

Why old media is upset over ACCC action on digital privacy

Why old media is upset over ACCC action on digital privacy

The ACCC is trying to get to grips with how to regulate Google and Facebook. You'd think that would be good news to the groups currently being dominated...

Suppression orders ‘pointless’ while tech giants go unregulated

Suppression orders ‘pointless’ while tech giants go unregulated

Facebook, Google, even Amazon should 'fess up to the fact that they're publishers and act accordingly, say experts.

Silicon Valley arrogance arrives in Australia

Silicon Valley arrogance arrives in Australia

In a talk at the Melbourne Business School this week, Hal Varian, Google's chief economist, had very few answers for the most pressing issues facing Google and its ilk.

Crikey Clarifier: what is Google doing in China?

Crikey Clarifier: what is Google doing in China?

Google is planning on relaunching a censored search engine in China, raising protest from human rights groups and its own employees.

Has reality finally caught up with the driverless car hype?

Has reality finally caught up with the driverless car hype?

Despite a colossal level of hype, a few small signs indicate driverless cars might be on our roads sooner rather than later.

Crikey Worm: deported Tamil refugee arrested in Sri Lanka

Crikey Worm: deported Tamil refugee arrested in Sri Lanka

Good morning, early birds. A Tamil refugee separated from his family in Australia has been arrested and released in Sri Lanka. Plus, concerns after a report into Australia's tax system. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Are Facebook and Google eavesdropping on your conversations? No, it’s far creepier than that.

Are Facebook and Google eavesdropping on your conversations? No, it’s far creepier than that.

Stories abound of people who mentioned a subject while their phone was sitting idle, then got bombarded with online ads about that subject.