Alex Heber

Alex Heber is Business Insider's tech and resources editor.

Alex joined the team back in 2014 and her coverage of Australia's burgeoning tech sector has become essential reading, especially her daily column "5 things you need to know in Australian tech today".  She also reports on the latest investment, technology and mining news, from the largest companies to the small startups you need to watch.

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THE SALES WINDOW: 10 skills every sales person will need in the future


THE SALES WINDOW: How data is revolutionising the roles of salespeople



5 things you need to know in Australian tech today


The Ashley Madison hacker could be an Australian


Salesforce VP: Mobile is changing everything



Nine boss David Gyngell says it will take time to see if Stan can be a 'profitable' Netflix alternative


Malcolm Turnbull could be about to find out how tough it is to hire tech pros in Australia


There are a bunch of millennials building startups in Sydney


5 things you need to know in Australian tech today


Standing desks are now being trialled at school


REPORT: China's startup sector is faltering with its stock market



REPORT: Chinese scientists have found a way to make smartphone screens a million times clearer than an iPhone


The $10 million rebranding of Australia's border force is its 10th change since World War II


Australian crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd's plan for global domination just took a critical step forward


5 things you need to know in Australian tech today



Facebook has a new Australian boss


Finally, Stone & Chalk has opened its Australian fintech hub


This Australian startup has paid out $300 million to its marketplace over almost 10 years


WATCH: Sony just tested its first drone prototype


Blackmores employees will get an extra six weeks pay because the company smashed its profit target


CHART: Why Blackmores shares have been on a huge roll this year


5 things you need to know in Australian tech today


Australia's killing it when it comes to mobile traffic


Almost half of potential defamation cases in Australia are now related to social media posts


There's one big problem with the ATO's new guidance on crowdfunding


There was a goat chase at Adelaide airport this morning


Now there's an app which figures out what time of day your brain works best


Fortescue shares are getting smoked


5 things you need to know in Australian tech today


Apple printed a staggering $2.25 billion in Australian dollar bonds


THE INTERVIEW: Atlassian's Mike Cannon-Brookes on mental health, Australian tech, renewables and government policy


JOE HOCKEY: Online shoppers will be charged GST on overseas purchases from 2017


Apple just revolutionised the Australian bond market with a whopping $3 billion in orders


Woolworths has lost almost a dozen senior execs in a year


5 things you need to know in Australian tech today


Ruslan Kogan is getting into travel


MIKE CANNON-BROOKES: The government's head is 'so deep in the sand', we'll pay for it over decades


There's a new way to see how much your neighbour's property is worth


Here are Australia's new foreign investor rules


Apple's Australian bonds raise $1.2 billion within two hours 


Atlassian's Mike Cannon-Brookes has an incredible plan for Sydney's tech startup community


5 things you need to know in Australian tech today


What Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes learned from Google's 'ballsy' restructure


Why the Australian CEO of a San Francisco startup hub just fired his entire team, including himself


This peer-to-peer lender is going after the heart of Australia's banking industry, offering secured personal loans


Soon you'll be able to watch Collingwood suck in HD, every single game


5 things you need to know in Australian tech today


Australian video streaming platform EzyFlix has shut


The NSW government wants to trial car space sharing in Sydney