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WA govt phone and laptop losses rise

The theft and loss of taxpayer-funded mobile phones and laptops in Western Australia has increased to more than $480,000 in the past year, despite a promised crack down on missing equipment, the opposition says.

Telstra shares up on buy-back

Telstra shares have climbed more than one-and-a-half per cent after the telecommunications giant lifted its dividend and announced a $1 billion share buy-back.

Govt meets with Telstra on data retention

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Attorney-General George Brandis have met Telstra representatives to discuss the government's controversial data retention policy.

Local tech sector outpacing US, UK: report

According to a new report, growth in the local tech sector has outpaced that in the US and the UK over the past six years.

Equity crowdfunding licence approved

New Zealand's Financial Markets Authority has awarded its first equity crowd funding licences to two platforms.

ASX-listed Bitcoin miner hails results

Digital currency firm Digital CC has increased the number of bitcoins it has earned from bitcoin "mining" and says the bitcoin system is going from strength to strength.

Telstra to send 671 jobs to Asia

Telstra plans to send 671 Australian jobs to Asia as part of its plans to expand in the region.