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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes during a test flight

01 November 2014 in Space

Updated. One person dead, another injured.

Kogan's million-dollar Melbourne Cup tippo

31 October 2014 in Entertainment

Online retailer Kogan is offering a $1 million cash prize in a free-to-enter Melbourne Cup tipping competition.

Data retention: Turnbull does massive backflip

31 October 2014 in Open Sauce

A little over two years ago, Malcolm Turnbull was waxing eloquent about the evils posed by the Labor Party's plans…

Deloitte signs up as Oracle reseller

31 October 2014 in Consulting

Financial services advisory firm Deloitte will sell Oracle products in Australia direct to its clients under a value-added reseller (VAR)…

Lenovo: World’s No.3 mobile maker post munching Motorola

31 October 2014 in Deals

Chinese tech powerhouse Lenovo has completed its acquisition of Motorola from Google at last, catapulting itself into the world’s No.3…

Wearables - an enterprise game changer?

31 October 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

Space - it is the final frontier, and soon you’ll be wondering whether you have enough space on your wrist…

Justice in real-time with court system digital upgrade

31 October 2014 in Government Tech Policy

The Victorian Government is using money from its $12 million Technology Innovation Fund to develop and trial a digital triage…

Autodesk ready to tip US$100 million into 3D printing

31 October 2014 in Development

CAD vendor Autodesk has launched a US$100 million investment fund to advance the state of 3D printing.

Banks innovate in face of new competitive threats

30 October 2014 in Strategy

Banks in fast growing and rapidly developing markets around the world are increasing their focus on new innovations and investing…

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PAXAUS 2014 – Interview Chris Charla – anybody can make a game on Xbox One

01 November 2014 in Entertainment

Chris Charla heads up Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program first announced at Gamescom in Germany back in 2013.  For Charla curating the…

Tim Cook: This Is My Coming Out, O.K.?

31 October 2014 in Fuzzy Logic

Who knew that Tim Cook’s name could be turned into an acronym as seen in the headline, with Apple’s CEO…

Ozone hole maxed out for the year on September 11, 2014

31 October 2014 in Space

Scientists at NASA and NOAA have concluded that the Antarctic ozone hole reached its annual peak on September 11, 2014.…

VIDEO: Actian’s analytics goes graph with scalable SPARQL

31 October 2014 in Data

Actian’s CTO, Mike Hoskins, had us at Hadoop, explaining how the company has expanded its analytics platform with its claim…

MYOB own-brands Kounta POS SaaS

31 October 2014 in Accounting Software

MYOB has released a custom version of the Kounta cloud-based point-of-sale software. The move follows its investment in Kounta earlier…

PAXAUS 2014 Day zero

31 October 2014 in Entertainment

PAXAUS has just opened in Melbourne Australia with a seething mass of gamerdom pushing forward into the new venue.

Google-backed MapR enjoys strong growth ahead of public listing

31 October 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

Enterprise software company MapR is on a rapid growth path globally and in the Asia Pacific market including Australia, just…

Astronaut Chris Hadfield shows how to take photos in zero gravity

30 October 2014 in Space

Photographer Brandon van Son interviews Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield about how to take photographs while orbiting the Earth in (perceived)…

Pure Storage joins OpenStack

30 October 2014 in Cloud

Pure Storage has joined the OpenStack Foundation as a corporate sponsor and committer, and announced two pieces of software that…

New year, new CFO at UXC

30 October 2014 in People Moves

UXC has appointed Iona MacPherson as chief financial officer and company secretary.

Canberra’s CBRfree Wi-Fi network launches at last

30 October 2014 in Mobility

Civic East is the first part of Canberra's CBRfree Wi-Fi network to go permanently online with 250MB per user download…

Quick Hits: Sunset Overdrive – Xbox One

30 October 2014 in Games

Those masters of whacky weapons, Insomniac Games have made the jump from creating PlayStation exclusives to release an Xbox One…

Game of TV Thrones: Foxtel, HBO extend partnership

30 October 2014 in Entertainment

Foxtel is seeking to remain seated in the pay/subscription TV throne with its deal to exclusively extend its agreement with…

CA finds more evidence of DevOps success

30 October 2014 in Business Technology

A 13-country survey of senior business leaders commissioned by CA Technologies shows high-performing companies are part of the DevOps revolution.

Microsoft Band (not banned) - its health fitness wearable!

30 October 2014 in Mobility

When things are banned they usually increase in desirability, but Microsoft’s new fitness health band wearable is unlikely to be…

Webroot with the lot for Pizza Hut

30 October 2014 in Security

Increasing downtime due to malware led Pizza Hut to adopt Webroot's cloud-based security service.

Intelledox hires former Atlassian CFO

30 October 2014 in People Moves

Business process digitalisation specialist Intelledox has appointed John Bruce-Smith as chief financial officer.