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VIDEO: Interview with Crossy Road creators as app goes Android, too

18 December 2014 in Entertainment

The smash hit Crossy Road, billed as an ‘endless arcade hopper’, is on Android at last, in Amazon’s Appstore now…

‘Man-in-the-middle’ attacks target iOS, Android devices

18 December 2014 in Security

Unsuspecting mobile device users are being targeted by the Xsser mobile remote access Trojan (mRAT), with attackers, described as “malicious…

Sony PS4 gets ABC iView, Good Game gets ‘Pocket Edition’

18 December 2014 in Entertainment

The PS4 is finally getting the popular ABC iView ‘video-on-demand’ app, while the Good Game TV show is getting a…

Market may struggle to meet demand for IT specialist skills

18 December 2014 in Enterprise Staff

An expected surge in demand for specialist IT skill sets next year is likely to mean there will be a…

IBM and Equinix confirm cloud deal

18 December 2014 in Data Centres

IBM will team with data centre provider Equinix on a range of cloud computing initiatives.

Australians taking more tablets

18 December 2014 in Mobility

More than half of adult Australians now use a tablet. A new snapshot report from the Australian Communications and Media…

TIO: telco complaints lower than ever but NBN (dis)connection issues a worry

18 December 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Telco complaints down 9.1% from Q2 2014, down 14.6% from Q3 2013, yet 30,359 complaints during Q3 2014 and NBN…

Telstra in firm discussions to acquire Pacnet

17 December 2014 in Listed Tech

Telstra has confirmed reports that it is in discussions to buy Hong Kong based Pacnet, which has significant undersea cable…

VIDEO: Tesla and Telstra connect with the Model S to a Big T

17 December 2014 in Business Technology

Forget Ford’s Model T, Tesla’s Model S smart electric car will have its machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity electrified by Telstra’s mobile…

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Intel shakes up McAfee management in Australia

18 December 2014 in People Moves

Intel Security has announced three new executives within its McAfee Australia and New Zealand operations as Intel continues its investment…

'Telstraman' Thodey honoured by iTWire

18 December 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

“Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No – it’s Telstraman!”

Review: Navman MiVue Digital Drive Recorder

17 December 2014 in Mobile devices

Navman has released a range of crash sensitive GPS enabled drive recorders.  The aim is to provide clarity and evidence…

VIDEO: SAP goes Extreme Sailing in Sydney

17 December 2014 in Business Technology

SAP enhanced the 2014 Extreme Sailing Experience in Sydney earlier this week, with iTWire heading along to interview Rasmus Kostner,…

Facebook's MySQL password revealed

17 December 2014 in Security

Want to know the username and password for Facebook's MySQL database holding all your personal information?

VIDEO: Interview with Perceptive Software’s Greg Huebner

17 December 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

iTWire talks to Perceptive Software’s Manager of Professional Services, APAC, Greg Huber, about the company, the challenges its customers face,…

VIDEO: Interview with Mulesoft in Australia + 3 predictions

17 December 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

iTWire talks to Mulesoft's VP Asia Pacific, Will Bosma, about the connected world, the API economy, Mulesoft's name and history,…

VIDEO: Interview with WatchGuard in Australia + fascinating predictions

17 December 2014 in Security

We spoke to WatchGuard’s A/NZ Country Manager David Higgins about the Australia network security landscape, about the security predictions to…

Melbourne trains' exploding capacitors

17 December 2014 in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!

Do we have a return of the PC exploding capacitor problem?

VIDEO: Autonomous vehicles are in Australia right now, but what of the future?

17 December 2014 in Business Technology

iTWire talks to David Maunsell, Accenture Digital’s Australia/NZ MD and Digital Lead about autonomous vehicles in Australia and the world,…

VIDEO: Interview with Newzulu on crowd sourced video and photo news

17 December 2014 in Mobility

When videos go viral, the creator often doesn’t get a penny, but if you submit your photos and videos to…

NASA wants You to name Mercury craters for a famous artist

17 December 2014 in Space

The MESSENGER probe is nearing the end of its mission around Mercury Mars, but before it does end NASA wants the…

MuleSoft’s platform the jewel in the crown for Michael Hill

16 December 2014 in Deals

Australian-based international retail jewellery chain Michael Hill has deployed MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform across its business to improve IT flexibility and…

Fujitsu launches Cloud for SAP solutions in Australia

16 December 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

Fujitsu’s enterprise-grade Cloud for SAP is now available in Australia as a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution.

VIDEO: Apple’s ‘That Song’ ad will bring a tear to your eye

16 December 2014 in Fuzzy Logic

Apple doesn’t just make the world’s best hardware, software and technology, it damn well makes the world’s best ads, too,…

Telstra’s $100,000 ACCC iPhone 6 penalty can be paid for in 15 minutes

16 December 2014 in Fuzzy Logic

Telstra earns over $122,000 every fifteen minutes if you divide its $4.2 billion 2014 profit accordingly, making its $102,000 ACCC…

Mobile to ‘take centre stage’ next year

16 December 2014 in Mobility

A ‘perfect storm’ of technology and business factors will see all forms of mobility grow strongly in Asia Pacific next…