Business

Long overdue upgrade fuels 10m iPhone sales on launch weekend

What many say was long-overdue upgrade to Apple’s iPhone likely drove iPhone 6 sales to 10m devices, eclipsing the company’s 2012 iPhone 5 first weekend sales of 5m…

US stocks advance ahead of US fed on rates

US equities advanced on the main indices ahead of the results of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting on interest rate policy – in anticipation the fed will continue to follow…

Blackberry announces sale of majority of its Canadian real estate

Blackberry, the Canadian maker of the Blackberry smartphones and tablets, announced on Monday the sale of most of the company’s Canadian real estate holdings for US278 million. In…

Current News

Space junk reenters atmosphere

Space junk reenters atmosphere

Debris referred to as space junk, possibly from a mission to the moon during the…

Cassini spaceprobe healthy after historic flyby

Cassini spaceprobe healthy after historic flyby

NASA'S Cassini space probe completed a close flyby of Saturn’s sixth largest moon, Enceladus on…

NASA to directly sample alien ocean

NASA to directly sample alien ocean

NASA released the details of a mission to detect possible signs of life on a…

Comet lander bounced: gorgeous position

Comet lander bounced: gorgeous position

At a news conference today, ESA scientists and engineers confirmed that the Phile lander, released…

Space probe lands on comet

Space probe lands on comet

After a 10-year journey the European Space Agency’s unmanned Rosetta probe successfully released a lander…

Politics

Canadian election ends with stunning turnaround

In a stunning comeback propelled by a national desire for change, Canadians on Monday elected a Liberal government thereby ending a nine-year era of Conservative rule. While many…

Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra indicted for dereliction of duty

Thailand’s National Anti-corruption Committee has voted to indicted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Sinawtra for dereliction of duty about the government’s controversial rice subsidy and has requested that the…

Chavez reelected with 54% of vote, 80% voter turnout

Chavez reelected with 54% of vote, 80% voter turnout

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez won the country’s presidential election with 54.2% votes on Sunday. Officials said 13.67m voters cast their ballots – representing 80.9% of eligible voters –…

Debates as US mulls reserve oil release

Debates as US mulls reserve oil release

The executive director if the International Energy Agency says there’s no reason to release oil from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve while countries’ views vary. The International Energy…

Press Release

Lonsec Research appoints new CEO

Research provider, Lonsec Research, today announced Matt Olsen has been appointed as its new CEO, effective immediately, to replace David Erdonmez, who departed the business…

2015 Patrick White Literary Award announced

Joan London, author of two collections of short stories and three novels, has been awarded the 2015 Patrick White Literary Award.…

Lack of cybersecurity knowledge impacts organizations: study

Nearly one in five people who found a random USB stick in a public setting proceeded to use the drive in ways that posed cybersecurity…

Ovarian Cancer Australia observes second annual World Ovarian Cancer Day

Today marks the second annual World Ovarian Cancer Day (WOCD), signifying a day of international unity and combined strength for the 250,000 women who are…

Business

Long overdue upgrade fuels 10m iPhone sales on launch weekend

What many say was long-overdue upgrade to Apple’s iPhone likely drove iPhone 6 sales to 10m devices, eclipsing the company’s 2012 iPhone 5 first weekend sales of…

US stocks advance ahead of US fed on rates

US equities advanced on the main indices ahead of the results of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting on interest rate policy – in anticipation the fed will continue to…

Blackberry announces sale of majority of its Canadian real estate

Blackberry, the Canadian maker of the Blackberry smartphones and tablets, announced on Monday the sale of most of the company’s Canadian real estate holdings for US278 million.…

Target replaces CEO after millions affected by data breach

Target on Monday announced Gregg Steinhafel, its Chief Executive Officer, has stepped down after a data breach where the details of approximately 40 million Target shoppers’ credit…

OneVentures announces second fund based on increased investor demand for venture capital

Australian venture capital firm, OneVentures, today officially launched the OneVentures Innovation and Growth Fund II, seeking to raise $100 million from institutional investors and high net worth…

CSG Introduces Enterprise Security Business

CSG International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGS) a global provider of interactive transaction-driven solutions and services, today announced the worldwide launch of CSG Invotas, a new software and services…

Smartphone apps may be illegal: Australian state government

The state government of NSW warned on Friday smartphone apps that allow Australians to book private cars instead of taxis may be illegal. The warning comes amid…

Volkswagen to introduce global models models in India

Volkswagen plans to introduce new models from its global line-up in India to increase sales to retain its 3% market share in India according to a top…