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Chinese regulators raid Microsoft offices

29 July 2014 in Government Tech Policy

China's corporate regulator visited four of Microsoft's offices in the country on Monday, the company confirmed today.

HGST pushes SSD to 1.6TB

29 July 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Western Digital subsidiary HGST has released new SAS SSDs with capacities up to 1.6TB.

Vodafone announces big 4G push – in the city

29 July 2014 in Mobility

Vodafone says it aims to reach 95% of Australia’s metropolitan population with its 4G network by end of 2014.

Onion ransomware is a huge threat to your Windows computer

29 July 2014 in Security

A new piece of dangeorus ransomware has been uncovered and is potentially the 'next Cryptolocker', according to security researchers with…

OkCupid says psychology experiments on users are normal

29 July 2014 in Strategy

Online dating site OkCupid has laughed in the face of critics of Facebook's controversial experimentation methods, in a new blog…

Latest ABC Android app tweaked for tablets

29 July 2014 in Mobility

The latest version of the ABC app includes for the first time support for Android tablets.

NBN to pick its own cherries from September

29 July 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Rollout data from Telstra shows that NBN Co will start installing fibre to selected inner city apartment buildings by the…

Greens join piracy backlash

29 July 2014 in Technology Regulation

Greens Senator Scott Ludlam is highly critical of the Government’s attempts to combat online piracy. His is a voice of…

Choice slams anti-piracy paper - Iggy too expensive

29 July 2014 in Technology Regulation

Consumer group Choice says the leaked Government ‘Online Copyright Infringement’ discussion paper fails to deal with the real causes of…

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seL4 OS kernel open sourced by NICTA

29 July 2014 in Open Source

Parts of the seL4 secure operating system have been released as open source.

‘Strategic insight’ from StayinFront’s new mobile retail solution

29 July 2014 in Mobility

On-demand sales force automation solution and CRM vendor StayinFront is claiming a ‘ground-breaking’ release with its new mobile selling solution…

Efficiency gains for council with TechnologyOne deployment

29 July 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

The City of Newcastle has completed the first stage of implementation of TechnologyOne’s OneCouncil solution, designed to deliver improve customer…

Axelrod measures up to Local Measure's COO role

29 July 2014 in People Moves

Location-based social platform Local Measure has appointed Sara Axelrod as its first chief operating officer.

Is Earth headed into its sixth mass extinction? Some say yes!

29 July 2014 in Biology

According to several studies published in the journal Science, the Earth is in the early stage of its sixth mass…

Do the fist bump! It’s less germy than a handshake or a high-five.

28 July 2014 in Health

A recent study has researched just how many germs are transferred from person to person when they shake hands, fist…

Big plans for IT360

28 July 2014 in Business Technology

ManageEngine isn't resting on its laurels: the company has grand plans for its IT360 infrastructure monitoring suite.

Livin' la vida Livescribe

28 July 2014 in Mobility

This Livescribe user finds his smartpen invaluable for business.

We love to hate our social networks

28 July 2014 in Home IT

Users remain largely unhappy with their social networks despite small increases from Facebook and LinkedIn this year, new research shows.

Review - Acronis True Image for Mac

28 July 2014 in Software

A well-established Windows backup vendor turns its attention to the Mac world.

Melbourne recruitment firm fined for illegal Offices

28 July 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

The Business Software Alliance has settled a copyright breach claim with a Melbourne based recruitment firm for illegal use of…

Qlik launches free data visualisation program

28 July 2014 in Business Intelligence

Ahead of the planned September release of the complete Qlik Sense analytics software, Qlik is offering the standalone Qlik Sense…

Study confirms kids are being sneaky online

28 July 2014 in Home IT

Most young Aussie kids are hiding their online activities from their parents, with some making fake profiles or blocked their…

Review - Lets Fly for iOS

28 July 2014 in Software

Learn the principles of flight from the safety and comfort of your iOS device.

eWay tears a strip off Stripe

28 July 2014 in Business Technology

Is Stripe an also-ran? Incumbent payment processor eWay thinks so.

Kogan teams with Benq on low-cost Agora 4G smartphone

28 July 2014 in Mobility

Etailer Kogan has introduced its Agora 4G smartphone at the unusually low price of $229.

Google Lunar XPRIZE is underway

27 July 2014 in Space

The XPRIZE Foundation is coordinating the Google Lunar XPRIZE. Can one or more of its participants send a robot safely…