Australia

Teenager Pleads Guilty to Hacking Apple Multiple Times

Over the course of a year he repeatedly hacked into Apple's servers and stole around 90GB of data because he admired the company. Apple states no customers were affected by the breaches of its security.

Matthew Humphries

· 2 min read

Why This Entrepreneur Jumped Into Making Olive Oil, Despite Knowing It Would Take Years to Get off the Ground

Rob McGavin is the co-founder of Cobram Estate, which is loved in its native Australia and now on the shelves of thousands of U.S. stores.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 6 min read

Tesla Will Create a 'Virtual Power Plant' With 50,000 Australian Homes

The solar-based project promises to stabilize power and lower prices.

Jon Fingas

· 2 min read

All it Took Was One Taste, and Now This Former Designer Is Living a Booze Industry Dream

Tom Baker co-founded coffee liqueur maker Mr. Black, which is now sold nationally in Australia and the U.K. and parts of the U.S.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 9 min read

Alphabet Is Working With an Australian Company to Deliver Burritos by Drone

Project Wing falls under Division X of Alphabet's holding company dedicated to so-called 'moonshot' projects.

Sarah Kimmorley

· 2 min read

Tesla Is Making the World's Largest Lithium Ion Battery for Australia

Elon Musk offered to fix South Australia's power problem in 100 days. Australia decided to let him try.

Matthew Humphries

· 2 min read

Volvo's Self-Driving Cars Confused by Kangaroos in Australia

Volvo's self-driving cars use the ground as a reference point for distance, and the kangaroo's hopping makes it hard to determine how far away they are.

Angela Moscaritolo

· 2 min read

Australia's Tech Boom-erang

New tax rebates and a highly skilled workforce have made Australia the Oz for tech startups.

AJ Agrawal

· 4 min read

Craig Wright Will Not Give Further Evidence He's Bitcoin's Creator

'I do not have the courage. I cannot,' Wright wrote in a blog post.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Australian Man Tells BBC He Created Bitcoin, Skepticism Remains

Tech entrepreneur Craig Wright told the news organization that he is the man behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.

Reuters

· 4 min read

Why the Most American Fast-Food Chain Is Using Australia as Its Testing Ground

Australia is succeeding with a 'very un-McDonald's' approach to fast food.

Kate Taylor

· 7 min read

Unfriending a Colleague on Facebook Now Constitutes Workplace Bullying in Australia

Australia's Fair Work Commission ruled that a boss who unfriended her colleague was acting unreasonably.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read