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Watch out for 9 September iWatch launch

28 August 2014 in Mobility

It's the fabled unicorn of the tech world - Apple's longawaited 'iWatch' has been talked about for months if not…

iiNet launches locally hosted Lync subscriptions

28 August 2014 in Cloud

ISP iiNet has begun offering a hosted Lync service as an add-on to its business plans.

SAP opens massive Melbourne innovation centre

28 August 2014 in Strategy

Multinational cloud software firm SAP today opened its innovation centre in Melbourne, worth an incremental investment of $60 million over…

NSA's data collection hasn't helped. Why is Australia doing it?

28 August 2014 in Open Sauce

For more than a decade, the US National Security Agency has been scooping up the personal data of Americans and…

NBN Co hit 2014 targets

28 August 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co has announced that it achieved its targets for the 2014 financial year, and expects to double the number…

Surface Pro 3 hits stores and selected offices

28 August 2014 in Mobility

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 - the tablet that thinks it's a notebook, or perhaps vice versa - has arrived in…

FTTP needed for teleHealth, say Labor MPs in open letter

28 August 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Two Labor members of Parliament have written an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull asking him to reconsider his scrapping of…

SolarWinds supporting Avaya VoIP users with new release

28 August 2014 in Business Software

IT management software vendor SolarWinds has announced the latest release of business-critical VoIP monitoring and troubleshooting solutions to provide added…

UXC Connect accommodates Accor’s needs with novel contract

27 August 2014 in Deals

IT services vendor UXC Connect, part of the UXC group of companies, has been contracted by accommodation group Accor Asia…

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iiNet's Lync service uses Parallels Automation

28 August 2014 in Cloud

iiNet's new hosted Lync service relies on Parallels Automation for provisioning.

It's a dog day afternoon for GoPro

28 August 2014 in Mobility

Cat photos have long been the Internet's best friend but it's time for dogs to finally have their time in…

Victoria University eyes big data with new learning platform

28 August 2014 in Data

Melbourne's Victoria University has switched on its new learning management platform, Brightspace, to 40,000 students across both TAFE and higher…

PBX220: small in size, big in features

28 August 2014 in Business Technology

The Speedytel PBX220 packs a lot of functionality into a small box.

ESA decides on 5 possible landing sites for Rosetta onto comet

27 August 2014 in Space

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft is in parking orbit around the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. With a landing scheduled in…

It’sa Merc! Mercedes Benz in Mario Kart 8 new updates

27 August 2014 in Entertainment

The most popular game on the Wii U gets two new downloadable content packs available for pre-order now.

Landesk expanding with new reseller for Australian market

27 August 2014 in Strategy

Switzerland-based global IT solutions and asset management vendor LANDESK has appointed a new Australian-based reseller to support what it says…

International call costs affecting productivity: survey

28 August 2014 in Business Technology

It's not just you. Other companies find the cost of international roaming and overseas calls puts a crimp on productivity.

Apple offers free battery replacement to some iPhone 5 owners

27 August 2014 in Mobility

It's not a recall, but Apple has offered to replace the battery in certain iPhone 5 handsets.

Service virtualisation works for Superpartners

27 August 2014 in Business Technology

Using CA LISA service virtualisation software for component testing has paid dividends at superannuation service provider Superpartners.

Businesses planning for more apps: survey

27 August 2014 in Business Software

Custom-built applications are an increasingly important part of providing a good customer experience, according to a new study carried out…

Seagate pushes 3.5in drives to 8TB

27 August 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Storage vendor Seagate Technology has begun shipping the world's first 8TB hard disk drive to selected customers.

Braintree offers Paypal payments with new SDK

27 August 2014 in Business Technology

American payments firm Braintree has integrated Paypal technology with the rollout of its v.zero SDK in Australia.

Game Preview: F1 2014

27 August 2014 in Entertainment

Yep, it’s that time of year again; Codemasters roll the yearly iteration of the licensed F1 game off the assembly…

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft passes orbit of Neptune

26 August 2014 in Space

On its way to an encounter with the dwarf planet Pluto, the NASA New Horizons spacecraft has passed its last…

The next great ‘digital frontier’ – where to now?

26 August 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

The Internet of Things is a growing and pervasive influence on all our lives and, according to one global analyst…

ANU gets $9 million for clean energy research

26 August 2014 in Energy

The Australian National University (ANU) has announced a big boost for its clean energy research, after receiving $9 million in…