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Bain completes Blue Coat acquisition

27 May 2015 in Deals

Private investment firm Bain Capital, owners of Australian accounting software company MYOB, has completed the acquisition of enterprise cloud security…

EMC paying US1.2 billion for Virtustream

27 May 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Global IT services company EMC (NYSE: EMC) is acquiring cloud software and services vendor Virtustream and will use the company to…

TechnologyOne earnings down in first half

27 May 2015 in Listed Tech

Revenue is up and profits down for listed enterprise software company, TechnologyOne, for the first half of this year to…

NewSat crashes to earth in U.S. bankruptcy court

27 May 2015 in Listed Tech

Australia’s homegrown satellite company NewSat has finally crashed to earth and disintegrated with a bankruptcy judge in the U.S. severing…

NBN shows steady growth - but more needed

27 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

The company rolling out Australia’s National Broadband Network had released its quarterly results, which show steady ‘linear’ growth.

Optus grows cloud offerings

27 May 2015 in Cloud

Optus Business has announced a new integrated cloud strategy. The announcement was made at Optus Vision event being held in…

Australian organisations not prepared for change, says Optus

27 May 2015 in Business Technology

A major new report from Optus finds that three quarters of Australian businesses are not well equipped to handle change.

Official: Cortana coming to iOS and Android in 2015

27 May 2015 in Mobility

Microsoft has announced Cortana and select other Windows features are coming to iOS and Android devices with a very friendly…

Apple’s Jony Ive promoted to ‘Chief Design Officer’

27 May 2015 in Mobility

Apple’s Jony Ive was already Apple’s Chief Design Officer in spirit, but now the title’s official, with some thinking this…

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Toshiba - first notebook 30 years old -still working!

27 May 2015 in Home Tech

The T1100 was the world’s first mass-market notebook released in 1985. It was billed as ‘So small, it will virtually…

Nuage combats Cisco and VMware with ‘nu age’ of SDN open ecosystem

26 May 2015 in Networking

There was a time when IBM was thought to be unassailable with its proprietary hardware and software lock-in strategy, so…

Retail group selects Manhattan to optimise channels

26 May 2015 in Enterprise Solutions

Australian retailer, Super Retail Group, has selected global supply chain solutions provider Manhattan Associates to optimise its omni-channel retail operations…

Adaptive Insights hires Diviney as area VP

26 May 2015 in People Moves

Corporate performance management and business intelligence provider Adaptive Insights has appointed Fintan Diviney to the role of area vice president…

Freeview ‘catches up’ with ‘Plus’ set top box

26 May 2015 in Entertainment

We all take free to air TV (FTA) for granted – watch a constant stream of advertisements punctuated by often…

Google’s IoT OS - Brillo’s the name, IoT’s the game

26 May 2015 in Internet of Things

Everyone is developing an Internet of Things OS, from Apple’s HomeKit to Huawei’s LiteOS to Samsung’s ARTIK to Microsoft’s Windows…

Huawei launches new generation Agile Campus solutions

25 May 2015 in Wi-Fi

Chinese ICT giant Huawei has launched its latest generation Agile Campus 3.0 Solutions, including the Ethernet Network Processor (ENP)-based Wi-Fi…

ESET warns of 'Minecraft' scareware

25 May 2015 in Entertainment

More than 30 Minecraft-related scareware apps have found their way into Google Play, according to a security vendor.

Sage CRM 7.3 sports ERP integration

25 May 2015 in Cloud

A headline feature of the latest release of Sage CRM is integration with the company's ERP product.

Chromebook market growing, but mostly in education

25 May 2015 in Market

Analyst firm Gartner says worldwide Chromebook sales will approach 8 million units in 2016.

Saunders becomes ALE's local cloud supremo

25 May 2015 in People Moves

Alcatel–Lucent Enterprise (ALE) has appointed Steve Saunders to the new role of ANZ director of cloud services.

ASG scores $18m government cloud contract

25 May 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

The federal Department of Communications will spend $18 million over the next five years, with ASG assisting the department to…

Comms link to students with ‘Think Global Flight’

25 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Inmarsat is continuing its support for the Think Global Flight this year, providing sitcom equipment for Captain Judy Rice’s round-the-world…

On Apple + IBM’s watch, Apple Watch business apps go wearable

24 May 2015 in Business Technology

Apple and IBM’s mobile enterprise alliance continues bearing fruit with the addition of the Apple Watch interface to further augment…

Otterbox - funny name, great case

24 May 2015 in Mobile devices

Otterbox have released a range of cases for the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Edge that complement its coverage for…

HP Pro Slate 12 – review

24 May 2015 in Computers

HP makes a range of quality Windows PCs, notebooks, Chromebooks, and this huge 12.3” Android tablet aimed squarely at commercial…

TomTom GO 6100 in-car GPS - review

24 May 2015 in Mobile devices

TomTom finally gets lifetime maps, speed camera and traffic updates**** – about time as this has been the only thing…






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