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Aussie inventor launches eButton for personal safety

22 July 2014 in Development

A Coffs Harbour engineer has developed a portable emergency help device he calls the eButton which allows users to ‘discreetly’…

Google under fire in Italy over privacy fears

22 July 2014 in Technology Regulation

Tech giant Google is again facing government backlash, this time from Italy, over the company's data collection practices.

$100,000 on offer at Sydney hackathon this weekend

22 July 2014 in Development

The hunt for Australia's best developers is on, with global payments providers PayPal and Braintree hosting a 24-hour hackathon in…

Global gaming revenue set to decline

22 July 2014 in Entertainment

New research has found that global revenues from PC and console games will decline from $46.5bn this year to $41bn…

Vertigan NBN reports, including cost-benefit analysis, delayed

22 July 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

The Vertigan panel, a government-appointed group given the onerous job of reviewing the National Broadband Network, is set to miss…

Wars, spin and MH 17

22 July 2014 in Beerfiles

As I write this, we are nearly one week into the Malaysian Airlines tragedy in which almost 300 lives were…

Carsales changes vehicles to SAS

22 July 2014 in Business Intelligence

Classified automotive advertising website carsales.com has migrated to a SAS cloud-based platform in a move which it says is designed…

Stripe opens for business in Australia

22 July 2014 in Market

Global payments vendor Stripe has launched its payments platform in the Australian market.

NSW government in open data push

22 July 2014 in Government Tech Policy

The NSW government has launched the Open Data Dashboard in a bid to boost community engagement with its data.

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Training needs are changing

22 July 2014 in Training

The type of training required by IT professionals is changing, according to the CEO of a major training provider.

RSA Web Threat Detection watches for mobile fraud

22 July 2014 in Security

A new version of RSA Web Threat Detection adds mobile application traffic visibility to crime and fraud monitoring.

NetSuite suits Yellow Brick Road

22 July 2014 in Deals

Financial services company Yellow Brick Road has adopted NetSuite as its primary software system.

Bravura Solutions announces new executive team

22 July 2014 in People Moves

Global financial solutions firm Bravura has announced an expanded management team with the creation of a new global product development…

A book on IBM's decline needs a lot more detail

22 July 2014 in Open Sauce

Using a title like The Decline and fall of IBM for a book is a big call; there needs to…

Oneflare bolts on a 40,000-member forum

22 July 2014 in Strategy

Home services marketplace Oneflare has expanded its operations by acquiring Renovate Forum.

National Geographic highlights the ‘Science of Stupid’

21 July 2014 in Biology

The National Geographic channel produces the TV show ‘Science of Stupid’, which describes why humans really do need to learn…

Tassie-born entrepreneur takes out top gong

21 July 2014 in Cloud

Founder and CEO of document solutions startup Nitro, Sam Chandler, has taken top honours at Thursday night's 2014 EY Australian…

Online marketers don’t all understand personalisation

21 July 2014 in ShawThing

Sitecore, a global leader in online customer experience management, released the results of an independent survey that shows online marketers…

Xero payroll hits $1B

21 July 2014 in Cloud

Australian small businesses using the Xero cloud accounting system have processed a monthly aggregate payroll of $1 billion for the…

BMC Computers boosts productivity with Kaseya

21 July 2014 in Business Technology

Brisbane-based IT services company BMC Computers has doubled the productivity of its technicians by using Kaseya's suite of products.

Deloitte boosts cloud focus with new appointment

21 July 2014 in People Moves

Professional services firm Deloitte Private has appointed a new partner in its Melbourne office as it continues to build its…

Fujitsu tours the world

21 July 2014 in Business Technology

Fujitsu’s ‘World Tour’ attracted more than 400 customers and partners to Sydney’s Sheraton on the Park hotel on Friday.

Delta Aquarid meteor shower is under way

20 July 2014 in Space

The Delta Aquarid meteor shower is well under way in 2014 with best views from the Southern Hemisphere and decent…

July 20, 2014: the 45th anniversary of the NASA Moon landing

19 July 2014 in Space

On July 20, 1969, two of the NASA Apollo 11 astronauts stepped onto the surface of the Moon, the first…

Catch of the Day had chance to disclose breach in 2012, chose not to

19 July 2014 in Security

Evidence exists online that Catch of the Day could have disclosed its May 2011 vulnerability back in February 2012 but…

Microsoft betrayed Finland says Finnish Minister of Finance

19 July 2014 in Listed Tech

Microsoft has betrayed Finland, states Mr Anti Rinne, the Minister of Finance for Finland in the wake of Microsoft's recent…