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Symantec spiffs it up in Sydney

21 August 2014 in Development

Security vendor Symantec formally opened its new premises in Sydney today, bringing together its offices and the local security operations…

Victoria to introduce sexting laws

21 August 2014 in Government Tech Policy

Victoria is set to introduce new sexting laws in a bid to bring them up to date with modern technology,…

No chequered flag for Apple's delayed CarPlay

21 August 2014 in Mobility

Apple's much-hyped car connection system CarPlay is reportedly experiencing some heavy delays, with several prominent car manufacturers moving their release…

Life in the smart lane – work and home blur

21 August 2014 in Mobility

Smart devices are blurring the distinction between work and home. We work more at home, but we also play more…

Fleetmatics seeking closer relationship with Xero customers

21 August 2014 in Deals

GPS fleet tracking and field management vendor Fleetmatics is looking to amplify its relationship with cloud based accounting supplier Xero…

Demand for execs on the rise, but not in IT

21 August 2014 in Recruitment

The demand for executive rose modestly in July in most industry sectors, but the IT industry missed out, recording an…

Take the money and run – Ballmer resigns from Microsoft board

20 August 2014 in People Moves

What would you do? Your shares in the company you ran for 14 years are worth $22 billion. That’s billion…

Vodafone goes with Ericsson for major upgrade

20 August 2014 in Deals

It’s been a good week for Ericsson in Australia. Monday it was Telstra, Wednesday it’s Vodafone.

Parallels Desktop 10 improves performance, tweaks UI

20 August 2014 in Business Technology

The latest version of the widely-used Parallels Desktop virtualisation software for OS X provides a performance boost plus support for…

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'Dearth of security talent' says Symantec executive

21 August 2014 in Enterprise Staff

When he helped open Symantec's new Sydney offices, Federal member for Bradfield and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Communications…

Mobile apps need simple, scalable infrastructure: Oracle

20 August 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

To date, enterprise mobile apps have largely been the equivalent of portals in that the serve mostly as landing points,…

Researcher warns of Android 'internal storage' risk

20 August 2014 in Security

Passwords and other secret information stashed in Android's internal storage system is at risk of leakage, according to a researcher…

FRITZ!Box goes VDSL2 with new modem/router

20 August 2014 in Home IT

Ahead of the NBN FTTN rollout, PCRange has added the VDSL2-capable FRITZ!Box 7360 modem/router to its catalogue.

Dataweave selected for NSW Government identity management project

20 August 2014 in Deals

Sydney-based IT services consultancy Dataweave has been selected by the New South Wales Government as a key implementation and support…

Icelandic volcano - will air travel be affected again?

20 August 2014 in Climate

Significant activity at Bardarbunga volcano suggests a sub-glacial eruption is pending. This isn't good news for air travellers.

SpaceX releases video of its first successful soft landing of its rocket

19 August 2014 in Space

The SpaceX Falcon 9 reusable rocket was observed soft-landing in the Atlantic Ocean by a chase plane -- the soft…

App development powerhouse moves down under

19 August 2014 in Mobility

One of the world's top development houses MEA Mobile has opened its first Australian office, bringing its mobile app development…

Prezi hits 1 million mark for Australia and New Zealand

19 August 2014 in Strategy

Cloud-based presentation platform Prezi is quietly killing those bland Microsoft Powerpoint presentations one user at a time, announcing its growth…

MobileMuster wants your old phones

19 August 2014 in Mobility

Australians discard 2000 tonnes of mobile phones every year. MobileMuster is trying to do something about it.

IBM and City of Melbourne use big data with big fashion

18 August 2014 in Deals

IBM and the City of Melbourne have signed a three-year partnership to make the tech giant the official 'Innovation and…

Melbourne Racing Club takes Task for POS

18 August 2014 in Business Technology

Task Retail Technology has completed the first stage of a contract to revamp the Melbourne Racing Club's point of sale…

See Jupiter and Venus 'kiss' early on Monday morning

18 August 2014 in Space

Well, to be quite frank about it, the planets Jupiter and Venus will not 'actually' kiss on the morning of…

Infor enters cloud CRM market with deal to acquire Saleslogix

18 August 2014 in Cloud

Global business apps software and cloud services provider Infor is buying Saleslogix, a provider of SaaS customer relationship management (CRM)…

Video shows 1,024 little robots forming complex shapes

15 August 2014 in Energy

Harvard University engineers have developed a collaborative system of tiny robots, called Kilobots, that are able to work together to…

Travel publisher has its IT head in the cloud

15 August 2014 in Cloud

When Lonely Planet adopted the Agile methodology, it realised it was hard to build a physical data centre in an…

Cloud adoption 'urgent' says provider; customers agree

15 August 2014 in Cloud

"I've never seen enterprises adopting technology as fast as they're adopting cloud today," Amazon Web Services vice president of worldwide…

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