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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…

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.

Metadata like looking up a phone book, says chief spook

27 August 2014 in Technology Regulation

ASIO boss David Irvine has defended the accessing of Internet and mobile phone metadata as akin to looking up a…

HP recalling millions of laptop cords over fire risk

27 August 2014 in Strategy

Tech giant Hewlett-Packard is recalling millions of laptop power cords that could pose fire and burn hazards, including some sold…

Turnbull vs Clare on Vertigan’s cost vs benefit

27 August 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Labor shadow Jason Clare were as predictable as the report itself in their responses…

August opens up its smart lock for customers worldwide

27 August 2014 in Development

The August smart lock system, originally announced way back in May 2013 and slated for a Q1 2014 release, is…

Instagram launches time-lapse video app Hyperlapse

27 August 2014 in Mobility

Facebook-owned photo service Instagram has added a time-lapse video feature dubbed Hyperlapse, allowing users to condense videos into sped-up clips…

Astounding finding - NBN benefit not worth cost

27 August 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

OPINION: The long awaited Vertigan cost benefit analysis of the NBN has found that Labor’s version was a waste of…

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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…

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…

Study says poor people take pills, while rich people exercise to lose weight

25 August 2014 in Health

A study from American researchers says that poor people are more likely to use unproved, unlikely-to-work weight-loss strategies to try…

Aussie bug tracking startup raises a million

25 August 2014 in Deals

Aussie bug tracking startup­ BugHerd has announced $1 million in Series A funding from Australian­-based Tank Stream Ventures and Starfish…

Hobart gains new oceanographic technology

25 August 2014 in Biology

Australia's national science agency CSIRO has announced a new class oceanographic research instrument, TRIAXUS, has touched down in Hobart.

Review: Grid Autosport

25 August 2014 in Games

The third in the Grid series provides a window into the various forms motor racing can take in the modern…

Epson targets classrooms and meeting rooms with new video projectors

25 August 2014 in Business Technology

Epson's latest video projectors in the 1900 family feature WUXGA (1280 x 800) resolution and Wi-Fi connectivity.

NEXTDC losses coming to an end?

25 August 2014 in Listed Tech

Data centre operator NEXTDC says it has reached an "inflection point" but reported a 2013-14 loss of almost $23 million.

Imperva secures Bettencourt as president and CEO

25 August 2014 in People Moves

Security vendor Imperva has appointed Anthony Bettencourt as president and chief executive officer, and as a member of the company's…

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