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US raiders try to replace Quickflix board

24 April 2014 in Listed Tech

Listed Australian video streaming company Quickflix is under attack from a minor US shareholder, which wants to replace its entire…

Pacnet, China Telecom collaborate to speed up data centre, cloud development

24 April 2014 in Strategy

Pacnet’s equity joint venture in China, Pacnet Business Solutions, and China Telecom Chongqing have come together in a strategic partnership…

HDS reveals new storage strategy and products

23 April 2014 in Business Technology

Hitachi Data Systems is staking a claim for a key role in connecting organisations' data and applications with the announcement…

Logicalis in the driver’s seat with Toyota backup solution

23 April 2014 in Cloud

Logicalis has just completed a company-wide deployment of its cloud-based backup-as-a-service for Toyota Australia (TMCA) designed to give the motor…

ACC calls for more privacy power

23 April 2014 in Technology Regulation

The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) has appointed a new chief executive and told Internet service providers to lift their game…

Honeywell releases enhancements to refinery, petrochemical planning solution

23 April 2014 in Industrial IT

Honeywell has released a major enhancement to its Refinery and Petrochemical Modeling System (RPMS) which it says will improve model…

Qkr to quickly transform payment systems in Aussie schools

23 April 2014 in Government Tech Policy

A new technology launched yesterday from CommBank and MasterCard is poised to change how schools across the country process payments.

Wireless smartphone charging at 5 metres

23 April 2014 in Business Technology

Korean researchers have demonstrated a wireless recharging system that can charge 40 phones simultaneously at a distance of up to…

The pattern of cybercrime uncovered

23 April 2014 in Security

A new report finds that just nine basic attack types make up 92% of security incidents. The pattern is remarkably…

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BAI Group appoints former NBN Co senior manager as CFO

24 April 2014 in People Moves

Canadian-owned, Australian-based global communications infrastructure and services company BAI has appointed former NBN Co senior manager Stephen Matthews as Chief…

Are deadly asteroids 10 times more frequent than thought?

23 April 2014 in Space

According to a study performed by the privately funded planetary defense group called B612 Foundation, deadly asteroids could be ten…

Hadoop distribution MapR signs Databricks deal

23 April 2014 in Deals

Hadoop distribution firm MapR Technologies has announced a strategic partnership with big data innovator Databricks, and the addition of the…

UXC, Senetas get together on data security solutions delivery

22 April 2014 in Security

ICT solutions vendor UXC has secured a strategic alliance with data encryption company Senetas to provide Australian government agencies, defence…

Capturing knowledge of retiring IT staff ‘critical’ for business

22 April 2014 in Industrial IT

As we look ahead at what the year might hold for engineers and IT staff working in the process industries,…

Magellan says “on yer bike” – Part II

22 April 2014 in Mobile devices

Last September Magellan released a revolutionary bicycle GPS unit that left its competition in the dust. This May it is…

Windows Universal apps run on any Windows device

22 April 2014 in Mobility

At last – buy once and run anywhere! Developers can now write one app using common code and it will…

How HP analyses IT operations

22 April 2014 in C Level

HP seems to be popping up a lot lately. The world’s largest systems vendor (it went past IBM a few…

OpenBSD begins clean-up of OpenSSL code

22 April 2014 in Open Source

The OpenBSD project has begun the process of cleaningup "a very bad codebase" - that of OpenSSL - in the…

Samsung Galaxy S5 – my first week

22 April 2014 in Mobile devices

One week of constant use and I am still looking forward to the next! This phone has helped remove any…

NASA Selfie Day: Earth Day 2014

21 April 2014 in Space

NASA is celebrating Earth Day -- Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- with a Global Selfie event. Download the sign now…

Use your phone as a microscope

21 April 2014 in Business Technology

A young graduate at the University of Washington has developed a lens that attaches to a smartphone’s camera to make…

Nike to Fuel Apple iWatch?

20 April 2014 in Mobility

Nike is about shoes – making and selling millions of pairs. Little wonder that its underperforming FuelBand fitness tracker is…

Nikon wins Reds Dot awards for three products

19 April 2014 in Home IT

The prestigious Red Dot awards are hotly contested – this year 4815 products from 1816 companies in 53 countries were…

HP Innovations launch – some stylish business kit

19 April 2014 in Business Technology

HP has always been a leader in the business/enterprise field with a range of workstations, notebooks, servers, and infrastructure. Now…

What will your customer be like next year?

19 April 2014 in ShawThing

Blogger Reuven Gorsht has published a remarkably accurate infographic that details what customers will look like in 2015.

My Blackberry is not working – it ran out of juice!

19 April 2014 in Mobility

If you have ever had a frozen, unresponsive Blackberry or wanted to know how to boot an apple read on.