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NBN to pick its own cherries from September

29 July 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Rollout data from Telstra shows that NBN fibre to the basement services to some apartment buildings will begin as early…

Greens join piracy backlash

29 July 2014 in Technology Regulation

Greens Senator Scott Ludlam is highly critical of the Government’s attempts to combat online piracy. His is a voice of…

Choice slams anti-piracy paper - Iggy too expensive

29 July 2014 in Technology Regulation

Consumer group Choice says the leaked Government ‘Online Copyright Infringement’ discussion paper fails to deal with the real causes of…

Here's a tip - signatures out, PINs in this Friday for credit, debit card payments

28 July 2014 in Market

It might get a bit messy in some restaurants, cafes and pubs around the country on the first day of…

Google acquires Twitch for a cool $1 billion

28 July 2014 in Deals

Google purchased YouTube in 2006 for a whoping 1.65 billion, and now, it has purchased the largest video game-streaming site…

Amcom signs huge Cisco deal labelled biggest in Australia

28 July 2014 in Deals

Perth-based data and communications firm Amcom has won a 13,000-user contract to rollout Cisco's Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) for the…

Kogan teams with Benq on low-cost Agora 4G smartphone

28 July 2014 in Mobility

Etailer Kogan has introduced its Agora 4G smartphone at the unusually low price of $229.

Has Amazon over-extended? Red ink flows

28 July 2014 in Listed Tech

Web giant Amazon lost $126 million last quarter, but the big news is that it is expecting to lose as…

Cincom celebrates 40 years in Australia

28 July 2014 in C Level

There’s not many companies in the IT industry that have been in Australia for 40 years. In fact, I can…

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Is Earth headed into its sixth mass extinction? Some say yes!

29 July 2014 in Biology

According to several studies published in the journal Science, the Earth is in the early stage of its sixth mass…

Do the fist bump! It’s less germy than a handshake or a high-five.

28 July 2014 in Health

A recent study has researched just how many germs are transferred from person to person when they shake hands, fist…

Big plans for IT360

28 July 2014 in Business Technology

ManageEngine isn't resting on its laurels: the company has grand plans for its IT360 infrastructure monitoring suite.

Livin' la vida Livescribe

28 July 2014 in Mobility

This Livescribe user finds his smartpen invaluable for business.

We love to hate our social networks

28 July 2014 in Home IT

Users remain largely unhappy with their social networks despite small increases from Facebook and LinkedIn this year, new research shows.

Review - Acronis True Image for Mac

28 July 2014 in Software

A well-established Windows backup vendor turns its attention to the Mac world.

Melbourne recruitment firm fined for illegal Offices

28 July 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

The Business Software Alliance has settled a copyright breach claim with a Melbourne based recruitment firm for illegal use of…

Qlik launches free data visualisation program

28 July 2014 in Business Intelligence

Ahead of the planned September release of the complete Qlik Sense analytics software, Qlik is offering the standalone Qlik Sense…

Study confirms kids are being sneaky online

28 July 2014 in Home IT

Most young Aussie kids are hiding their online activities from their parents, with some making fake profiles or blocked their…

Review - Lets Fly for iOS

28 July 2014 in Software

Learn the principles of flight from the safety and comfort of your iOS device.

eWay tears a strip off Stripe

28 July 2014 in Business Technology

Is Stripe an also-ran? Incumbent payment processor eWay thinks so.

Google Lunar XPRIZE is underway

27 July 2014 in Space

The XPRIZE Foundation is coordinating the Google Lunar XPRIZE. Can one or more of its participants send a robot safely…

ESA George Lemaitre spacecraft set to launch July 29 on ISS trip

26 July 2014 in Space

The Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) George Lemaitre is set to launch on July 29, 2014, from the French and European…

Quick Hits: Tour de France Season 2014

25 July 2014 in Games

Whilst the men of the Tour huff and puff through the French Alps you can sit back on your couch…

Mulveny moves down under for Intel policy job

25 July 2014 in People Moves

Intel has appointed Jennifer Mulveny as director of cloud policy and government affairs for Australia and New Zealand.

TripAdvisor to acquire Aussie startup Viator

25 July 2014 in Deals

The world's largest travel site TripAdvisor has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Viator, an Australian-born online…

Nokia/Windows Phone 8.1 update available

25 July 2014 in Mobility

Microsoft Devices has released the Windows Phone 8.1 ‘CYAN’ update in Australia for most existing Lumia Windows Phone 8 owners.