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Federal government confirms it allowed training.com.au to expire

01 August 2014 in Government Tech Policy

Private education and training firm Now Hiring has confirmed it acquired the Training.com.au from the federal government yesterday, and the…

Android vs iPhone becoming a "one horse race"

01 August 2014 in Mobility

Android smartphones are becoming a seemingly unstoppable force, accounting for 85% of the worldwide market in the second quarter of…

Facebook brings free Internet to Zambia with new app

01 August 2014 in Strategy

Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org initiative has taken the first steps in its goal of providing global Internet with the launch of…

Australia's 'app economy' boomimg

01 August 2014 in Market

A new report says that Australia’s ‘app economy’ of mobile device developers and their support staff is one of the…

Salesforce adds its weight to BSA software industry alliance

31 July 2014 in Business Software

Salesforce has joined the global software industry alliance and advocate group BSA.

Is Apple finally joining the NFC camp?

31 July 2014 in Mobility

Speculation is increasing that the iPhone 6 will include NFC capability along with a payment facility.

Australian Government lets training.com.au expire in huge blunder

31 July 2014 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian government has made what seems to be a colossal stuff-up with private investors picking up a prized Internet…

Xbox One set to be China's first gaming console since PS2

31 July 2014 in Entertainment

China has a huge population of over one billion - that's a lot of potential gamers. And the country is…

Turnbull tells content owners to lift their game

31 July 2014 in Government Tech Policy

Communications Minister Malcom Turnbull has defended the Government’s plans to make ISPs police the actions of their customers.

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Mars 2020 Rover to become next NASA exploration mission to Red Planet

01 August 2014 in Space

NASA announced on Thursday, July 31, 2014, its latest venture to look for microbial life on the planet Mars: the…

Review - HP Pro x2 410

01 August 2014 in Computers

HP's Pro x2 410 detachable has its good points, but suffers from a fundamental problem for my style of use.

2014 'Xtreme Eating Awards' rank fast foods with most calories, fat, salt, and sugar

31 July 2014 in Health

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released its Xtreme Eating Awards (should they really be called…

Dining out with Priava cloud at Zest

31 July 2014 in Cloud Services

Sydney-headquartered restaurant group Zest Waterfront Restaurants has gone live with a cloud-based venue and event management software solution from Priava…

World Cup sets records for Akamai

31 July 2014 in Entertainment

Content delivery specialist Akamai says the recently-concluded FIFA World Cup set a new record for live sports events and contributed…

BenQ puts the white in front of your eyes

31 July 2014 in Hardware & Storage

The latest BenQ monitors to go on sale in Australia include one finished in 'pure white' instead of the usual…

Tigerspike to be led globally from Australia

31 July 2014 in People Moves

Enterprise software and IT services company Tigerspike has appointed an Australian-based CEO to head up the company’s global operations.

Pacnet secures place on government panel

31 July 2014 in Data Centres

Data services company Pacnet has been appointed to the federal government’s Data Centre Facilities Supplies Panel.

Like Tomb Raider or Final Fantasy? Grab this bundle

31 July 2014 in Entertainment

The Humble Square Enix Bundle has added five additional games into its already massive offering, for a total of twenty…

Melbourne publishing startup Tablo launches author social network

31 July 2014 in Business Software

Facebook may have a new book-based rival after Melbourne-based publishing startup Tablo announced the launch of new social features for…

Hangout on Google with Blue Jeans

31 July 2014 in Cloud Services

Video collaboration services provider Blue Jeans Network today introduced Blue Jeans for Hangouts, an interoperable gateway service that delivers what…

Learn Linux for free from August 1

31 July 2014 in The Linux Distillery

The Linux Foundation is offering its comprehensive Introduction to Linux course - normally $2,400 - for free.

HP updates Moonshot family

31 July 2014 in Data Centres

HP has announced two new Moonshot servers as part of its ambitious program to change the way organisations do IT.

Who will win? Watch Supermoon and Perseid meteor shower battle it out!

30 July 2014 in Space

The Perseid meteor shower is gearing up to show us a whole bunch of fireballs screaming across the August night…

Has Toast lost its way?

30 July 2014 in Core Dump

Toast 12 has been launched, but do you need to upgrade?

TV finally losing its heated battle with the Internet

30 July 2014 in Entertainment

The seemingly inevitable is finally upon us - Internet use has almost taken over from TV as our preferred source…

When your backup strategy fails

30 July 2014 in Data

"The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft agley" according to Robert Burns, but even when things go…