Twitter to scramble abusive egg accounts Twitter has long been reputed as slow to act on anonymous "egg account" trolls, harassing users via its network. No more, the news and social…
Battle of the (Wikipedia) bots Well-intentioned programmers have made bots to automate Wikipedia editing. Yet one person's treasure is another person's trash, resulting in bots clashing and consistently undoing each…
Why I gave up on Microsoft: a developer's tale A young Vietnamese developer has decided to give up on Windows Store and the Microsoft app ecosystem after experiencing what he claims was the company's…
New consumer-based 'disruptor app' Rack launches A number of AFL players have thrown their weight and money behind a new shopping app, which is claimed to be a market disrupting application…
Messaging app Signal adds encrypted video calls The messaging app Signal, which has a good record on the privacy front, has added encrypted video calls as a new feature in its latest…
Optus releases new Snapchat filters in uni orientation week Optus hopes to capitalise on the popularity of Snapchat among Australian university students by releasing 10 custom Snapchat filters in universities across Australia during orientation…
Outlook for iOS gets major upgrades Microsoft has incorporated its own and third-party “add-ins” into Outlook for iOS, including Evernote, GIPHY, Nimble, Trello Smartsheet, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Translator, with others…
Virtual 'Realty' – all over, up, down, and around the house Commercial uses of virtual reality (VR) are emerging daily as more smartphones become VR capable. But this is a case of Virtual “Realty” as Metricon…
Downloads deliver US$89 billion to publishers in one year Publishers generated revenues of more than US$89 billion globally from app downloads and usage last year as downloads reached 90 billion, according to a new…
Avis launches enhanced mobile app for car rentals Avis Car Rental Australia has launched an enhanced mobile app which the company says puts travellers renting in Brisbane and Adelaide in complete control of…

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