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Twitter admits it has a diversity problem

24 July 2014 in Strategy

Twitter today joined other big tech companies in admitting it has a diversity problem, revealing it has been hiring too…

Xero hints at US listing as global revenues pass US$100 million

24 July 2014 in Accounting Software

New Zealand-based accounting software company Xero is likely to list in the US early in 2015 on the back of…

The questions Catch of the Day won't answer

24 July 2014 in Security

Following the very late announcement of a data breach, Catch of the Day is making no further statement on the…

Apple’s half denial confirms iOS ‘back door’

24 July 2014 in Security

A US researcher has mounted a very strong case that Apple has deliberately left security holes in iOS. Apple’s response…

Facebook wows Wall Street with massive revenue

24 July 2014 in Listed Tech

Social media giant Facebook has flexed its financial muscles in a earnings call overnight, demonstrating to Wall Street investors and…

OwnFone puts custom braille buttons on mobiles

24 July 2014 in Mobility

A mobile phone with personalised buttons with braille legends has gone on sale in Australia.

Kogan joins fitness craze

24 July 2014 in Strategy

Fitness is back on the personal agenda for many people, and etailer Kogan is tapping the fitness zeitgeist with the…

Telstra sends more jobs to Asia

24 July 2014 in Listed Tech

When Telstra boss David Thodey said the company’s future is in Asia, he was right. That’s where many of the…

Australia a wireless leader and wired laggard

24 July 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia has the second highest rate of broadband mobile in the world but ranks a lowly 21st place in fixed…

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SpaceX is confident that its first-stage rocket can soft land on solid ground

24 July 2014 in Space

SpaceX confirmed that the first-stage of its Falcon 9 rocket can reenter Earth’s atmosphere after launching a payload and then…

'Bug bounty' security expert leaves PayPal, joins Synack

24 July 2014 in Enterprise Staff

Crowdsource security testing startup Synack has announced Gus Anagnos, former PayPal expert responsible for developing and leading the PayPal Bug Bounty Program,…

Fortinet claims 1Tbps firewall first

24 July 2014 in Security

Network security vendor Fortinet says its new FortiGate 5144C firewall is the first to exceed 1Tbps throughput.

Greens slam govt for refusing Senate poll source code motion

24 July 2014 in Government Tech Policy

Greene Senator Lee Rhiannon has described the refusal of the special minister of state to release source code for the…

Was Catch of the Day afraid of losing Packer's cash injection?

24 July 2014 in Security

It seems that the recently-announced CatchOfTheDay data breach happened just two weeks prior to a major cash injection into the…

CDC study reveals that most overweight kids do not think they are fat

23 July 2014 in Health

A survey by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that most boys and girls who are…

Quantum goes for midmarket with DXi6900 backup unit

23 July 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Quantum's new DXi6900 is an "enriched and simplified" member of the storage vendor's backup deduplication family.

Samsung’s Cefai leading sales growth

23 July 2014 in People Moves

Samsung Australia has appointed a 25-year ICT industry veteran as its sales manager for enterprise business for the southern region.

KinCare adopts ClickSoftware cloud scheduling solution

23 July 2014 in Cloud

Aged-care services provider KinCare has implemented a flexible scheduling solution from ClickSoftware which will enable thousands of its mobile home…

Women in Innovation and Technology awards come to South Australia

23 July 2014 in Government Tech Policy

Women in Innovation and Technology SA (WITSA), in collaboration with News Corp Australia, has launched the inaugural Women in Innovation…

MuleSoft hitches Stern

23 July 2014 in People Moves

Enterprise software vendor MuleSoft has appointed Jonathan Stern as regional vice president for Australia and New Zealand.

Pega Australia and New Zealand gets new Leader

23 July 2014 in People Moves

Enterprise software firm Pegasystems has announced a new exeuctive director for Pega Australia and New Zealand - Scott Leader.

Chromebooks and Citrix here to stay

23 July 2014 in Business Technology

Virtualisation vendor Citrix is confident of an ongoing role in delivering virtualised applications and desktops to mobile devices, especially Chromebooks.

Another reseller gets Nimble

23 July 2014 in Strategy

Cloud business solutions provider The Instillery has joined flash storage vendor Nimble Storage's partner network.

Aussie and Kiwi researchers tighten the net

23 July 2014 in Networking

A new agreement between research networks on both sides of the Tasman will see improved networking and increased digital cooperation…

Australian Genome Research Facility picks Brocade for 10GbE upgrade

23 July 2014 in Networking

The Australian Genome Research Facility is upgrading its core network to 10 Gb Ethernet with Brocade switches.

Perth becomes a Smarter City with IBM

23 July 2014 in Deals

The City of Perth has taken on a team of international and local IBM experts as part of a $50…