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Little known Aussie medtech with hopes to be the next Cochlear

A replacement heart valve designed in Australia could become a $5 billion product, says the CEO of Anteris Technology.

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  • Tess Bennett

What personal data do scammers want from you (and how will they use it)?

From credit card details to your email address and date of birth, there’s plenty of personal information that could be used to scam you, if it falls into the wrong hands.

  • 31 mins ago
  • John Davidson

Appen plunges another 16pc on profit downgrade

Market conditions have not improved for artificial intelligence data services company Appen, leading its shares to be sold off... again.

  • 49 mins ago
  • Yolanda Redrup

Chess champion ‘likely cheated’ in 100 games

Hans Niemann has been at the centre of a storm in the normally sedate chess world since early last month after an upset victory over world No.1 Magnus Carlsen.

  • Des Bieler

Optus is paying for credit checks. Here’s how to get yours for free

Some Optus customers whose data was stolen will get credit checks paid for by the telco. But anyone can use these free services to check for fraudulent activity.

  • Alexandra Pryor

Why life is really about survival of the fairest, not fittest

Nature can be deadly competitive, but there are often plants and animals that work together, says author Kristin Ohlson. They are lessons we need to learn.

  • Jeff Allan

Opinion & Analysis

APRA probes big super on Canva

The superannuation regulator has questioned a handful of industry super funds about their approach to valuing the high-profile tech stock.

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Columnist

The deal is on: Elon Musk’s $US44b rollercoaster Twitter pursuit

The billionaire will press ahead with the acquisition at the original price, bringing an end to months of twists and turns in the battle for the social media giant.

Martine Paris, Dana Hull and Maxwell Adler

Contributor

Optus data breach reveals ad hoc and immature response system

The near 10 million Optus customers at the centre of the identity credential scandal were essentially left to fend for themselves.

Tom Burton

Government editor

All Optus customers can do is hope

If unauthorised API access was indeed the source of the Optus data breach, it’s wrong to even call its data breach a “hack”. It was an epic blunder of monumental proportions.

John Davidson

Columnist

Technology reviews

Fitness freaks won’t use the Apple Watch Ultra. But these people will

For two good reasons, it will not be the smartwatch of choice for hard-core action junkies. But that leaves the other 99.9 per cent of us.

  • John Davidson
  • Opinion

Should you buy the cheaper iPhone 14?

It goes without saying that the Pro version of Apple’s latest phone has a better camera – essential if you want to identify the tiny bugs chomping your garden.

  • John Davidson
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APRA probes big super on Canva

The superannuation regulator has questioned a handful of industry super funds about their approach to valuing the high-profile tech stock.

  • Tony Boyd

Business, cyber experts call for urgent rules to keep products safe

Business and cyber experts say regulations are needed so boards understand their obligations to ensure products and services are secure.

  • Tom Burton

How esports made this 27-year-old a multimillionaire

Only eight years after launching, Riad Chikhani’s Gamurs start-up now reaches 55 million people monthly and has banked $18.5 million from renowned US sports tech investors.

  • Yolanda Redrup

The deal is on: Elon Musk’s $US44b rollercoaster Twitter pursuit

The billionaire will press ahead with the acquisition at the original price, bringing an end to months of twists and turns in the battle for the social media giant.

  • Martine Paris, Dana Hull and Maxwell Adler

Musk to buy Twitter for original $US44b price

The billionaire has revived his bid at the original offer price of $US54.20 a share, potentially avoiding a courtroom fight over one of the most contentious acquisitions in recent history.

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  • Jef Feeley, Ed Hammond and Kurt Wagner
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Coinbase looks to hook ‘whales’ as it launches in Australia

US-listed crypto exchange Coinbase has launched in Australia, bringing 1.6 million local crypto customers to a new trading platform.

  • Jessica Sier

This Month

Optus says it has ‘heard the feedback’ as Shorten turns up heat

Optus says it has listened to increased criticism about its communication with customers and will lift its game after Government Services Minister Bill Shorten continued the attack on the telco’s handling of its huge data breach.

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  • Paul Smith

Directors quit Atomos after ex-CEO lawsuit

Atomos non-executive directors Lauren Williams and Stephen Stanley have quit, blaming problems with the board’s effectiveness and “misalignment in decision making”.

  • Jessica Sier

‘You can’t just flick a switch’: small business fears new data laws

The government has awoken to the perils of businesses possessing so much data, but COSBOA warns small operators can’t afford the same protection as big companies.

  • Paul Smith

Facing into the wind and choosing kindness: the new CFO approach

Our strength as CFOs is the ability to break down silos, align and empower the teams to unlock synergies.

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Government pushes for digital identity system after Optus hack

Finance Minister Katy Gallagher has called together all the digital ministers to kick-start the rollout of a national identity system.

  • Tess Bennett and John Davidson

The Aussie tech company helping make EV planes a reality

Investible’s $100 million Climate Tech Fund is backing a Melbourne company that makes smaller, lighter electric motors, among eight early investments.

  • John Davidson

Optus breach was huge, but companies lose our data all the time

Freedom of information requests reveal there were at least 11 data breaches affecting 10,000 people or more people in just the first six months of this year.

  • John Davidson

YouTube in secret talks to own TV home screens

Australian streamers have been approached about signing up to “YouTube A La Carte”, which will bring various services together through the Google-owned platform.

  • Mark Di Stefano

Improved cyber, digital skills and climate tech would reap $56.7b

Embracing digital technologies could help Australia gain up to $56.7 billion in annual economic value by 2030, according to a new report.

  • Gus McCubbing
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Infomedia a test for co-op agreements

Sanity has prevailed at Infomedia, with the company drawing a line under takeover talks and promising to get back to business. 

  • Anthony Macdonald, Sarah Thompson and Kanika Sood

Perth Mint can help those building ‘offshore financial fortresses’

One of the handy things about being a gold refiner, as opposed to a bank, is you don’t always need to thoroughly check who is buying your gold bullion.

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  • Jessica Sier

Bigtincan makes move on LiveTiles, seeks friendly talks

Sales software group Bigtincan Holdings looms as a white knight for stranded shareholders in LiveTiles Ltd, offering them a potential way out or chance to be part of a bigger ASX-listed vehicle. 

  • Anthony Macdonald, Sarah Thompson and Kanika Sood

How Aussie investors turned a $6m start-up investment into a $1b sale

Green infrastructure investor Quinbrook has cashed out from its initial million investment in wind-power developer Scout, after pouring in a further $US470 million.

  • Jessica Sier

The hidden clause VCs are slipping in to hedge their bets on crypto

Finder chief executive Fred Schebesta says some investors are trying to introduce new terms to claw back their money if things go awry at crypto start-ups.

  • Emma Connors