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Facebook apologises to queer community after 'real name' uproar

02 October 2014 in Strategy

Facebook has made a stunning backdown from its 'real name' policy, apologising to its community of drag queens and queer…

Researcher details more remotely exploitable bugs in Bash

02 October 2014 in Open Source

Details of two more remotely exploitable issues in the Bash shell have been released on the Full Disclosure mailing list…

Eftpos centralised payments hub is on the money

02 October 2014 in Business Technology

Point of sale payment system Eftpos has announced that its new centralised payments hub is now live, ushering in what…

No more questions for Wotif as ACCC approves Expedia takeover

02 October 2014 in Technology Regulation

Expedia's proposed takeover of Wotif will seemingly go ahead after Australia's competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, announced…

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise acquired by China Huaxin

02 October 2014 in Strategy

The enterprise division of Alcatel-Lucent - the part of the company that builds enterprise communication and networking for businesses of…

Surveillance laws pass – Government can tap the entire Australian Internet

02 October 2014 in C Level

Australia’s security agencies now have the power to access any computer in Australia, for any reason. They don’t have to…

Vertigan says split up the NBN and sell it off

02 October 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

The second report into the NBN by the Vertigan panel has made recommendations on privatising the NBN which are far…

Exclusive: Huawei working on universal mobile device says Australian chairman

02 October 2014 in Mobility

Chinese multinational technology giant Huawei is working on a single universal mobile device that will replace smartphones, tablets and just…

Fujitsu’s ‘green credentials’ on display in new HQ

01 October 2014 in Strategy

Fujitsu has consolidated its Australia operations into its new Oceania headquarters building officially opened in Sydney today with a traditional…

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So much software would fail under Windows 9

02 October 2014 in The Wired CIO

Had Microsoft actually released Windows 9, a great deal of applications would actually fail due to archaic version testing routines.

Enterprise security becoming tougher than ever

02 October 2014 in Security

Over 90% of CIOs and CTOs believe the job of keeping their enterprise protected is becoming more challenging, according to…

First open source enterprise resource planning app for Drupal unveiled

02 October 2014 in The Linux Distillery

ERPAL for Service Providers is the world's first open source ERP built on Drupal, a popular content management system.

Seagate secures surveillance storage

01 October 2014 in Security

Seagate has released a disk drive designed specifically for storing surveillance video that's sold with a three year 'rescue service…

NEC wins South Australia WoG network contract

01 October 2014 in Deals

NEC Australia has been awarded a $70 million contract to manage the South Australian Government's networks.

Linux Foundation backs NFV project

01 October 2014 in Open Source

The Linux Foundation - with support from many big names in the industry - has launched a project to build…

It's business time for Uber in Australia and New Zealand

01 October 2014 in Strategy

Ridesharing taxi disruptor Uber is slowly conquering the consumer market in Australia and New Zealand and it now has Cabcharge…

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact coming - sometime

01 October 2014 in Mobility

Sony says its Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is coming to Australia, but it hasn't revealed when, or how much it…

Dodo joins Fetch TV camp

01 October 2014 in Entertainment

Dodo is the latest ISP to turn to Fetch for TV and video services.

Oki Data channels Quasem

01 October 2014 in People Moves

Printer and multifunction device vendor Oki Data Australia has appointed Sirajum Quasem as channel manager for New South Wales and…

Pre-orders open for Xperia Z3 and Compact

01 October 2014 in Mobility

Sony's started taking pre-orders for its new flagship smartphones, but you might not be able to get the colour and…

Antivirus tester turns attention to parental controls

01 October 2014 in Home IT

Picking the right parental control software isn't simple - but help is at hand.

What ever happened to Windows 9?

01 October 2014 in Business Software

Microsoft has announced the latest version of its Windows operating system. It is called Windows 10, skipping a release number…

Hands on: Borderlands: The Pre-sequel

30 September 2014 in Radioactive IT

There is one problem with getting a hands-on session with a game like Borderlands: The Pre-sequel, after the session is…

Oracle expands its Cloud Platform

30 September 2014 in Cloud

Six additional services will be available on the Oracle Cloud Platform.

Geoghegan gains APAC responsibilities at Digital Realty

30 September 2014 in People Moves

Digital Realty Trust has appointed Bernard Geoghegan as managing director for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia Pacific.

Nimble bundles up for EnterpriseOne

30 September 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

In conjunction with Oracle and Cisco, Nimble Storage has announced pre-validated systems for running JD Edwards EnterpriseOne software.