SYDNEY - Almost eight in 10 Australians (79 percent) support monitoring publicly available information on social media to detect possible terrorist activity, and 68 percent support such monitoring to identify public issues according to a new Unisys survey.
Ho wever, 68 percent are not comfortable with organisations using social media monitoring to make targeted advertising or offers.
The Australian bitcoin industry is facing demands for more regulation, following recent events, including news that South Australian-based bitcoin exchange Igot may be on the brink of collapse, owing thousands of dollars to customers who sought to buy bitcoins.
Telstra subsidiary Sensis has launched a new Australian online auction site aimed squarely at eBay, amid the furore over eBay Australia's controversial new insistence that most future payments can be made only by eBay's PayPal system.
It's crazy-sale time at Intel as he chipmaker moves to get rid of outdated or redundant stock, while at the same time launching another strike at embattled rival AMD. Intel has cut up to 50 percent off selected quad-core processors. At the same time it has introduced new Celeron and Core 2 Duo processor models.
Traditional big retailers will have to overcome their inability to get to grips with the Internet to better compete and help them grow to be a top-10 shopping site within five years. So says Myer boss Bernie Brookes.