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'Syrian Electronic Army' subverts web traffic

28 November 2014 in Security

A number of high-traffic websites have been affected by interfering with a single DNS setting at a popular domain registrar.

ACCC: Comparing the comparators in a new report

28 November 2014 in Home IT

The ACCC could temporarily rename itself the Australian Comparing Comparator Commission with a new report on the online comparator industry…

Durrant-Whyte resigns from NICTA over ‘differences of opinion’

28 November 2014 in People Moves

Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, respected CEO of NICTA, has suddenly and unexpectedly resigned.

ACMA releases malware portal

28 November 2014 in Security

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has launched its AISI (Australian Internet Security Initiative) portal.

Yahoo7 releases 2014 search trends - in November?

28 November 2014 in Home IT

With the rest of November and an entire month of 2014 still to go, and with Australia going through the…

Australia to FINALLY get sky high Internet via NBN satellites in 2015, 2016?

28 November 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

A new report says NBN Co is in talks with Australia’s two major airlines so its customers can get Wi-Fi…

Not so fast on data retention, says committee

28 November 2014 in Government Tech Policy

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has started another inquiry into the Government’s planned data retention bill.

Europe to Google: make ‘right to be forgotten’ global

28 November 2014 in Government Tech Policy

The European Union has told search engine giant Google it should extend its ‘right to be forgotten’ capabilities worldwide.

bitcoin.com.au changes hands for $40K

27 November 2014 in Strategy

Dot-com boom-and-bust survivor Domenic Carosa's dominet digital has paid almost $40,000 for the bitcoin.com.au domain name.

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Mobile Mentor gets close and personal with iProximity

28 November 2014 in Business Technology

Enterprise mobility specialist Mobile Mentor will incorporate iProximity's beacons into its solutions portfolio under a new partnership arrangement between the…

NBN in talks with Qantas, Virgin for in seat, inflight Internet!

28 November 2014 in Mobility

Wish you could get a real Internet connection when flying about Australia rather than just on-board entertainment? NBN Co CEO…

Software AG's Wooster shifting to Sydney

28 November 2014 in People Moves

Software AG's James Wooster is moving from the UK-based role of senior vice president for intelligent business operations to become…

Apollo-M: Learn to Play Music on Indiegogo is 36% funded in 3 days

28 November 2014 in Home IT

If you’ve ever wanted to learn to play music, but found it all too hard and expensive, or are a…

CAPTCHAs killed… by making them fun with FunCaptcha?

28 November 2014 in Home IT

Telstra may have killed the CAPTCHA thanks to an ACCAN initiative pointing out the squiggly letters and numbers are discriminatory…

MYOB management restructure to meet growing Cloud demand

27 November 2014 in Accounting Software

Accounting software vendor MYOB has restructured its senior management team in a move which it says will facilitate increased focus…

Clicko's Cyber Monday claims growing support

27 November 2014 in Home IT

200 small online businesses are already involved in an attempt to bring a US-style Cyber Monday online shopping event to…

Vinnies connects with Azzurri comUnity

27 November 2014 in Networking

Azzurri Communications revamped the St Vincent de Paul Society's WAN, providing significantly more for not much extra money.

VIDEO: New startup streamlines asset management for SMBs via cloud

27 November 2014 in Business Software

Former IBM, Trimble and Salesforce.com exec Chris Petersen has launched ‘Cloud Awakening’ and unveiled a new platform designed to revolutionise…

Video: Exosuit armed zombies jump-shamble Call of Duty

27 November 2014 in Entertainment

Here is the latest video and number crunching from Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare publisher Activision.  The video shows off…

Cloud rolling in: Sophos's 'leapfrog' move

26 November 2014 in Security

The recent release of Sophos Cloud Server Protection is just part of a broader strategy.

Schneider Electric appoints O’Reilly to top job

26 November 2014 in People Moves

Schneider Electric has promoted Gareth O’Reilly to the top regional job for its Australia-New Zealand business.

Unicorn goes wild - unpatched Windows gets the horn

26 November 2014 in Security

A very old but only just fixed Windows vulnerability is the key to a new in-the-wild attack.

Kogan’s $239 Agora 4G+ goes Cat 4: meow, meow, meow, wow!

26 November 2014 in Mobility

Want a Cat 4-class 700MHz capable Android Kitkat smartphone at a price that might see your jealous, overpaying friends get…

VIDEO: Tech21’s smartphone cases make an IMPACT by softening it

26 November 2014 in Mobility

When it comes to iPhones, Samsungs, LGs, HTCs, Sonys, Nokias, Nexuses, Blackberries and other smartphones, protective cases are a dime…

ME Bank appoints new CIO to lead digital transformation

26 November 2014 in People Moves

Melbourne-based ME Bank has a new CIO, with former GE Capital executive Mark Gay appointed to the position, taking over…

Telstra doubles down on tempting tablets

26 November 2014 in Mobility

Telstra is doubling up its range of tablets in selected stores to make more sales, with Telstra typically characterising it…