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Yahoo to cash in on Alibaba stake

29 January 2015 in Listed Tech

ANALYSIS: Yahoo will spin off its US$50 billion stake in Chinese site Alibaba. You may remember Yahoo - it was once…

Toshiba’s Portege Z20T - the ultimate business 2-in-1?

28 January 2015 in Business Technology

Toshiba has launched its ultimate new business 2-in-1 tablet with Core M processor, which looks good but makes you wish…

MYOB moves midmarket ERP into the cloud with MYOB Advanced

28 January 2015 in Accounting Software

MYOB is spreading its cloud across mid-sized businesses with the release of MYOB Advanced, its new cloud ERP system.

Apple Watch - launching March but shipping April?

28 January 2015 in Mobility

Let’s face it, Apple tech is so popular that just because it launches doesn’t mean you’ll be able to get…

Apple SMASHES revenue, profit records with iPhone, Mac in Q1 2015 results

28 January 2015 in Listed Tech

Apple’s Q1 2015 blockbuster results have taken revenues and profits to a new level, with record quarterly revenue of US$74.6…

NewSat defaults – share price even lower

28 January 2015 in Listed Tech

Australian satellite company NewSat has issued an update to the ASX on its Jabiru-1 project financing and construction arrangements. The…

Apple pays some tax in Australia as profits surge

28 January 2015 in Listed Tech

ANALYSIS: Apple will release its annual financial results today. It is expected to announce record revenues and profitability on the…

ShopWings opens down under, promises 2 hour home delivery

28 January 2015 in Home IT

Promising in-store prices online, ShopWings is a German online grocery delivery company that has opened its doors in Australia, with…

Increase in jobs, little or no increase in salaries, less 457 Visas

27 January 2015 in Enterprise Staff

There might be more opportunities to secure a job in the IT sector this year, but salaries for IT professionals…

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Phablet smartphone flood coming: 20% of shipments by 2019

29 January 2015 in Mobility

A new report says that the 138 million phablets expected to ship in 2015 will increase to over 400 million…

CSIRO to pilot IBM’s breakthrough in cloud-based personal data protection

29 January 2015 in Security

IBM has announced a new cloud-based technology for developers to help consumers better protect their private data, and Australia’s CSIRO…

VIDEO Interview: Cuzin, social shopping that lets you buy anything from anywhere

28 January 2015 in Home IT

Ever wanted to buy something from the US, whether online or from a store, but the store didn’t ship to…

Kaseya’s Hackney new chief of APAC regional sales

28 January 2015 in People Moves

Global cloud software provider Kaseya has appointed Kellie Hackney to the role of APAC sales director.

Acer says ticketing system shows ‘hardware+software+services’ capability

28 January 2015 in Strategy

Acer’s eBusiness unit operated the website and online ticketing for Taiwanese diva Jody Chiang’s farewell concerts, which went on sale…

Base2Services moves THE ICONIC to AWS

28 January 2015 in Cloud

Cloud services provider base2Services has helped major Australian online fashion retailer, THE ICONIC move their web presence over to the…

Xbox previews OneGuide in OZ, TV Tuner coming March 2015

28 January 2015 in Entertainment

Microsoft is finally bringing premium live TV features on Xbox One to Australia, combining live and free-to-air TV with apps…

Facebook goes down, world doesn’t end

28 January 2015 in Home IT

Facebook went down yesterday for approximately one hour, with the Lizard Squad hackers taking credit but Facebook saying it caused…

2020: 250 Million connected cars, 25 billion IoT devices

28 January 2015 in Manufacturing Technology

A quarter of a billion connected cars by 2020 with new in-vehicle services and automated driving capabilities, and 25 billion…

Intuit expands into Qld with first state appointment

27 January 2015 in Accounting Software

Accounting software giant Intuit, makers of the Quickbooks cloud accounting solution, has expanded its Sydney-based Australian business with an on-the-ground…

FileMaker TechNet rebranded as FileMaker Community

27 January 2015 in Business Technology

Apple's database software subsidiary FileMaker has revamped its FileMaker Technical Network developer support program as FileMaker Community.

RANGEme takes on Friedlander as CTO

27 January 2015 in People Moves

Online platform for the FMCG products market, RANGEme has appointed a new Chief Technology Officer.

Software AG and Wipro team for IoT analytics

27 January 2015 in Enterprise Solutions

Wipro is using Software AG's Streaming Analytics as part of its 'Looking Glass' Internet of Things framework.

Equinix reveals new customers for Melbourne data centre

27 January 2015 in Data Centres

Data centre operator Equinix has announced that more than 30 new customers are moving into its ME1 centre in Melbourne.

Presto turns on TV for Android tablet users

27 January 2015 in Entertainment

Select Android tablets, mostly from Samsung but also the Nexus 7, now join the iPad, Chromecast, PCs and Macs in…

iPhone demand very strong as Samsung regains ‘some momentum’

27 January 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

On the cusp of Apple announcing an expected massive surge in iPhone sales and demand, new research points to exactly…

Microsoft’s ‘free Wireless Display Adapter’ promotion with Telstra

23 January 2015 in Mobility

Microsoft is hoping to spur a few more Nokia Lumia 830 sales through Telstra through a free HD-10 Wireless Display…