You might have missed it last week in the flurry of announcements about employee share schemes but a key part of the government’s Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda is to roll out tech high schools backed by industry. By Cara Waters
A taxi booking app backed by the likes of Paul Bassat and James Packer has raised around $5 million over the weekend in a bid to further disrupt Australia’s $5.4 billion taxi industry. By Broede Carmody
BlackBerry has confirmed its recently announced Passport device will receive an Australian release, with the Android app compatible device set to carry a local price tag of $899 outright. By Andrew Sadauskas
The NBN Co is set to rollout the national broadband network to an additional 89,500 residential and business premises in 43 suburbs, with the new areas set to receive fibre-to-the-node connections. By Andrew Sadauskas
Google has officially released the software development kit for the latest version of its Android operating system, dubbed Android 5.0 Lollipop, ahead of its latest Nexus range of devices going on sale in the US in November. By Andrew Sadauskas
Aeeris, the company that operates Australia’s only national location-based weather and hazards early warning service, is seeking to raise $6 million through an initial public offering (IPO) on the ASX. By Andrew Sadauskas
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