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Take the money and run – Ballmer resigns from Microsoft board

20 August 2014 in People Moves

What would you do? Your shares in the company you ran for 14 years are worth $22 billion. That’s billion…

Vodafone goes with Ericsson for major upgrade

20 August 2014 in Deals

It’s been a good week for Ericsson in Australia. Monday it was Telstra, Wednesday it’s Vodafone.

Parallels Desktop 10 improves performance, tweaks UI

20 August 2014 in Business Technology

The latest version of the widely-used Parallels Desktop virtualisation software for OS X provides a performance boost plus support for…

Telstra, Optus, Voda hit with class action on late fees

20 August 2014 in Market

Lawyers have announced a class action against Australia’s top telcos for what it says are illegal late fees. It is…

IBM, Veda extend outsourcing agreement

19 August 2014 in Outsourcing

IBM has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Australian-listed credit information and analysis firm Veda to extend its existing…

HubCare 'brings government to citizens'

19 August 2014 in Cloud

A Melbourne based company is promoting easier interaction between people, government departments and service providers.

Tablet sales decline, but Android devices outsell iPad

19 August 2014 in Mobility

Tablet sales in Australia slid by 28% in the first half of this year compared with the last six months…

Norton Antivirus is dead, say hello to Norton Security

19 August 2014 in Security

Symantec has taken the bold step of consolidating its Norton line of security software products into one online-based service simply…

Bureau of Meteorology to upgrade its supercomputer

19 August 2014 in Climate

Australia's government-run weather experts the Bureau of Meterology will purchase a new supercomputer and datacentre following a datalink upgrade, boosting…

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Mobile apps need simple, scalable infrastructure: Oracle

20 August 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

To date, enterprise mobile apps have largely been the equivalent of portals in that the serve mostly as landing points,…

Researcher warns of Android 'internal storage' risk

20 August 2014 in Security

Passwords and other secret information stashed in Android's internal storage system is at risk of leakage, according to a researcher…

FRITZ!Box goes VDSL2 with new modem/router

20 August 2014 in Home IT

Ahead of the NBN FTTN rollout, PCRange has added the VDSL2-capable FRITZ!Box 7360 modem/router to its catalogue.

Dataweave selected for NSW Government identity management project

20 August 2014 in Deals

Sydney-based IT services consultancy Dataweave has been selected by the New South Wales Government as a key implementation and support…

Icelandic volcano - will air travel be affected again?

20 August 2014 in Climate

Significant activity at Bardarbunga volcano suggests a sub-glacial eruption is pending. This isn't good news for air travellers.

SpaceX releases video of its first successful soft landing of its rocket

19 August 2014 in Space

The SpaceX Falcon 9 reusable rocket was observed soft-landing in the Atlantic Ocean by a chase plane -- the soft…

App development powerhouse moves down under

19 August 2014 in Mobility

One of the world's top development houses MEA Mobile has opened its first Australian office, bringing its mobile app development…

Prezi hits 1 million mark for Australia and New Zealand

19 August 2014 in Strategy

Cloud-based presentation platform Prezi is quietly killing those bland Microsoft Powerpoint presentations one user at a time, announcing its growth…

MobileMuster wants your old phones

19 August 2014 in Mobility

Australians discard 2000 tonnes of mobile phones every year. MobileMuster is trying to do something about it.

IBM and City of Melbourne use big data with big fashion

18 August 2014 in Deals

IBM and the City of Melbourne have signed a three-year partnership to make the tech giant the official 'Innovation and…

Melbourne Racing Club takes Task for POS

18 August 2014 in Business Technology

Task Retail Technology has completed the first stage of a contract to revamp the Melbourne Racing Club's point of sale…

See Jupiter and Venus 'kiss' early on Monday morning

18 August 2014 in Space

Well, to be quite frank about it, the planets Jupiter and Venus will not 'actually' kiss on the morning of…

Infor enters cloud CRM market with deal to acquire Saleslogix

18 August 2014 in Cloud

Global business apps software and cloud services provider Infor is buying Saleslogix, a provider of SaaS customer relationship management (CRM)…

Video shows 1,024 little robots forming complex shapes

15 August 2014 in Energy

Harvard University engineers have developed a collaborative system of tiny robots, called Kilobots, that are able to work together to…

Travel publisher has its IT head in the cloud

15 August 2014 in Cloud

When Lonely Planet adopted the Agile methodology, it realised it was hard to build a physical data centre in an…

Cloud adoption 'urgent' says provider; customers agree

15 August 2014 in Cloud

"I've never seen enterprises adopting technology as fast as they're adopting cloud today," Amazon Web Services vice president of worldwide…

SUSE releases new version of cloud operating system

15 August 2014 in Open Source

The Germany-based SUSE Linux company has released version four of SUSE Cloud, its Linux distribution for building infrastructure-as-a-service private clouds.

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