internet

How rain, wind, heat and other heavy weather can affect your internet connection

When your Netflix stream drops out in the middle of a rainstorm, can you blame the wild weather? Quite possibly.…

2 months ago

TikTok and geopolitics: how ‘digital nationalism’ threatens to entrench big tech

The massive digital platform market has until recently been dominated by a handful of US-based companies such as Facebook and…

2 months ago

Security flaws in Microsoft email software raise questions over Australia’s cybersecurity approach

On March 2, 2021, Microsoft published information about four critical vulnerabilities in its widely used Exchange email server software that…

5 months ago

If Google does pull its search engine out of Australia, there are alternatives

The Australian government’s push to make Google pay news organizations for linking to their content has seen the search giant…

6 months ago

New Zealand’s 2020 report card: doing well but could try harder

A year ago, who could have even imagined 2020 would turn out the way it did? A pandemic, closed borders,…

7 months ago

NBN upgrades explained: how will they make internet speeds faster? And will the regions miss out?

The federal government has announced a A$3.5 billion upgrade to the National Broadband Network (NBN) that will grant two million…

10 months ago