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NICTA suggests radical change in way governments do business

26 November 2014 in Government Tech Policy

Australia’s ICT research centre of excellence NICTA has come up with a radical plan to change the way all governments…

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.

VIDEO: Kim Dotcom - Kim DotBROKE or Kim Dotcon?

26 November 2014 in Entertainment

The man who broke the Internet’s copyright conventions long before Kim ‘DotKardashian’ pimped her shiny butt in Paper magazine, Kim…

The Box will protect everything

26 November 2014 in Security

So says BitDefender in introducing a new solution for protecting the Internet of Things.

ACORN planted to wipe out Cybercrime in real time

26 November 2014 in Home IT

Australia’s Federal Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan, has keenly launched the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network or ACORN, where cybercrime…

Apple market cap hits US$700 billion

26 November 2014 in Listed Tech

Apple is well on the way to becoming the world’s first trillion dollar company, as its market capitalisation breaks the…

4GXOOM ZOOM: Telstra goes 4GX-treeeeeme in Melbourne

26 November 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Melbournians on Telstra with compatible devices can be their very own 4GX-Men and 4GX-Women, leaving those on other services in…

Asia Pacific FTTH reaches 100 million, no thanks to OZ

25 November 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

With Australia having ditched FTTH for FTTN in many cases despite a reported similar cost as an FTTH rollout, Asia…

VIDEO: Deloitte’s Mobile Consumer Survey 2014 - The Australian Edition

25 November 2014 in Mobility

Deloitte has released the data from its detailed and inaugural Mobile Consumer Survey 2014, and spoke about the key details…

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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.

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…

Facebook wants to be your Aussie roomie

26 November 2014 in Entertainment

Facebook’s new app, Rooms, has come to a very roomy country - Australia - and you can you can use…

Fire service using Polycom video collaboration

26 November 2014 in Deals

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service has deployed the Polycom RealPresence One video collaboration solution to enable real-time communication…

National Voice + Data moving into Equinix ME1

26 November 2014 in Deals

Equinix has signed a new tenant for its ME1 data centre: cloud and communications services provider National Voice + Data.

PEXA picks Verizon smart credential services for e-conveyancing

26 November 2014 in Government Tech Policy

The first online property transfer in Australia occurred this week. The PEXA e-conveyancing platform is secured using technology developed locally…

Movie chain Hoyts dials up $300,000 annual savings with ShoreTel

26 November 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Cinemas like to make money by overcharging at the candy bar, but technology has given them another way to make…

Accenture Cloud Platform gains traction in Australia

26 November 2014 in Cloud

Large organisations in many different industry sectors are adopting the Accenture Cloud Platform to simplify their cloud usage and to…

Companies lack strategic digital skills: Capgemini

26 November 2014 in Training

Usually, any talk of a 'skills gap' generally concerns workers at the coalface. But Capgemini has identified a problem among…

NEC SV9000 unified communications servers come in 'just right' sizes

25 November 2014 in Business Technology

Goldilocks' three bears knew the value getting things just right, and NEC has followed that example by offering its new…

VIDEO: Apollo-M app - one small step for music, one giant step for music learning

25 November 2014 in Home IT

An Australian company has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo to deliver a ‘Netflix-style evolution in music learning’ with ‘unlimited…

Tyro claims card fees mean low income earners ‘subsidise’ the rich

25 November 2014 in Market

Tyro Payments CEO Jost Stollmann claims low income Aussies are paying up to $500 million a year in unnecessary credit…

Adrian joins UXC Oxygen

25 November 2014 in People Moves

SAP solutions and cloud company UXC Oxygen has appointed Berend Adrian as its new Chief Operating Officer.