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TechnologyOne buying ICON Software in $10 million deal

30 January 2015 in Listed Tech

Australian listed software company TechnologyOne has today completed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire unlisted software vendor ICON Software…

VIDEOS: Go ogle Microsoft Office on Android, Outlook iOS and Android!

30 January 2015 in Business Software

Microsoft has finally announced the ‘general availability’ of its Office suite for Android tablets from Google Play, along with a…

LibreOffice spruces up, adds new features in 4.4

30 January 2015 in Open Source

One of the major complaints levelled against free and open source software is that it looks bad. The user-interfaces for…

Quickflix looking for a way out as Netflix looms

30 January 2015 in Listed Tech

The streaming market is picking up – but is it happening in time for home-grown player Quickflix? Time is running out.

Xero boosts leadership team in global growth push

29 January 2015 in Accounting Software

New Zealand global accounting software company Xero has appointed a US-based executive VP and CFO to help spearhead its next…

Qantas trials inflight virtual reality

29 January 2015 in Entertainment

Qantas is teaming with Samsung in a trial of virtual reality entertainment, making it the first to provide inflight VR.

Amazon joins email market with WorkMail

29 January 2015 in Cloud

Amazon has further broadened its AWS portfolio with the addition of a hosted, Exchange-like email service.

Symantec resurrects Veritas name in split

29 January 2015 in Listed Tech

Symantec’s spilt into two companies means the return of a very recognisable name to the IT industry.

GHOST vulnerability hits Linux systems hard

29 January 2015 in Open Source

Linux distributions are scrambling to issue fixes for a critical vulnerability in glibc, the GNU C library, discovered by the…

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VIDEO: No CHOICE but to fight fake fans, fake reviews

30 January 2015 in Home IT

Ok, so we’re not talking counterfeit Dysons but fraudulent product reviews and fake followers on social media with a high…

Infosys elevates Groth to chief of Australia, NZ business

30 January 2015 in People Moves

Indian outsourcing giant Infosys has appointed 30-year industry veteran Andrew Groth as Regional Head for its Australian and New Zealand…

Apple releases iOS 8.1.3, OS X 10.10.2, Safari updates

30 January 2015 in Home IT

If you’ve been waiting for the latest versions of iOS and Mac OS X to arrive, as well as security…

St George Bank, BSCG partner on new SME apps

30 January 2015 in Cloud

St.George Bank has launched MyBusinessConnect, what it says is a platform of innovative cloud-based applications handpicked by experts to help…

Young lawyers: talk your way to success

30 January 2015 in Business Software

Being able to articulate your position and speak clearly is a skill every lawyer should be well versed at, but are…

No CHOICE but to ‘HideMyAss’ for global content access?

30 January 2015 in Home IT

Consumer advocate Choice magazine has released its research on which VPN service it thinks is best for privacy protection while…

Pure Storage snuggles closer with VMware

29 January 2015 in Storage

Pure Storage has released new software to improve the integration of its storage arrays with VMware.

Many pastabilities with Tall Emu CRM

29 January 2015 in Deals

Australian food producer Pastabilities has gone live with a new customer relationship management solution from Tall Emu and a new…

Jeanswest selects SDL to help boost international growth

29 January 2015 in Business Software

Fashion group Jeanswest has selected global customer experience vendor SDL to deliver enhanced services to its online customers as it…

SURVEY: Cyber Safety and balancing kids’ screen time

29 January 2015 in Home IT

Are you a good digital role model for your children? Telstra’s survey shows some startling results, with 65% of parents…

VIDEO: Check Point Australia expanding, issues list of 2015 trends

29 January 2015 in Security

Internet security company Check Point Software has expansion plans in mind as the market and the IoT revolution grows, with…

Phablet smartphone flood coming: 20% of shipments by 2019

29 January 2015 in Mobility

A new report says that the 138 million phablets expected to ship in 2015 will increase to over 400 million…

CSIRO to pilot IBM’s breakthrough in cloud-based personal data protection

29 January 2015 in Security

IBM has announced a new cloud-based technology for developers to help consumers better protect their private data, and Australia’s CSIRO…

VIDEO Interview: Cuzin, social shopping that lets you buy anything from anywhere

28 January 2015 in Home IT

Ever wanted to buy something from the US, whether online or from a store, but the store didn’t ship to…

Kaseya’s Hackney new chief of APAC regional sales

28 January 2015 in People Moves

Global cloud software provider Kaseya has appointed Kellie Hackney to the role of APAC sales director.

Acer says ticketing system shows ‘hardware + software + services’ capability

28 January 2015 in Strategy

Acer’s eBusiness unit operated the website and online ticketing for Taiwanese diva Jody Chiang’s farewell concerts, which went on sale…

Base2Services moves THE ICONIC to AWS

28 January 2015 in Cloud

Cloud services provider base2Services has helped major Australian online fashion retailer, THE ICONIC move their web presence over to the…