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Mint Wireless sacks CEO, share trading halted

22 October 2014 in Listed Tech

Wireless payments operator Mint Wireless is trying to hide the bad news, but it’s getting increasingly difficult.

iPhone 6 boosts Apple’s numbers

22 October 2014 in Listed Tech

Apple has announced its annual results. They include results for the last quarter, when the iPhone 6 was released. Things…

MYOB invests in cloud ERP solutions provider

21 October 2014 in Accounting Software

Accounting software provider MYOB has taken a minority investment position in Washington-based cloud ERP and financial software provider Acumatica following…

Telstra's Ooyala gobbles up Videoplaza

21 October 2014 in Strategy

Telstra subsidiary Ooyala is to acquire video advertising provider Videoplaza.

.au market maturing: report

21 October 2014 in Development

.au is one of the 10 biggest country code domains, but it is becoming a mature market.

Professor Steve Wozniak to wow Aussies at UTS

21 October 2014 in People Moves

Apple’s superb and super famous co-founder, Steve Wozniak, has accepted an adjunct professorship at Australia’s University of Technology Sydney (UTS).…

Aussie Post boosting rural, regional services

21 October 2014 in Strategy

Australia Post is deploying new FlexiPOS point-of-sale technology in over 300 regional and rural licensed post offices across Australia in…

Lenovo moves in on BlackBerry

21 October 2014 in Deals

It’s on. This time it’s more than rumour. Rampant Chinese hardware company Lenovo is in acquisition talks with BlackBerry.

Here comes the Microsoft smart watch

21 October 2014 in Mobility

Microsoft will announce its own smart watch in time for the holiday season, according to reliable reports. It will rely…

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Win a trip to ESA space operations center: Name Comet's Site J

21 October 2014 in Space

You only have less than a day to provide a better name for Site J, the site where Rosetta's lander…

Paragon backs up Boot Camp

21 October 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Paragon Software has spotted a gap in the market - an OS X based tool for backing up Boot Camp…

Seagate’s lucky Luczo gets top CEO gong

21 October 2014 in Enterprise Staff

Harvard Business Review has named Seagate Chairman and CEO Steve Luczo as “one of the best-performing CEOs in the world”…

Polycom picks Paul as ANZ vice president

21 October 2014 in People Moves

Collaboration vendor Polycom has appointed Paul Newell as vice president of its Australia and New Zealand operations.

Oracle addresses data governance and compliance

21 October 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c aims to help organisations meet data governance and compliance issues whether information is stored on…

Intergen deal expands the Empired

21 October 2014 in Listed Tech

IT services company Empired is to acquire application services provider Intergen.

ACCC: Telstra promises improved Aussie Consumer Law compliance

21 October 2014 in Mobility

Telstra is famous for a few things: hopeless customer service, ACCC dealings, awesome Next G/4G networks, playing hardball with the…

Acer adds to Chromebook choices

21 October 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Acer has announced two new Chromebooks and a Chromebox.

Pushback against systemd in Debian gathers steam

21 October 2014 in Open Source

A general resolution on not allowing Debian packages to depend on a single init system has been revived by developer…

Presto’s scary Halloween stream horrors

21 October 2014 in Entertainment

Foxtel’s latest attempt to scare up a few new Presto customers comes courtesy of the Halloween tradition, with the promise…

Finding a business card in a Haystack

21 October 2014 in Business Technology

An Australian startup thinks it has figured out how to do electronic business cards properly.

Noteshelf joins Livescribe camp

21 October 2014 in Mobility

Smartpen users get a new software option.

PC market recovering – sort of

21 October 2014 in Market

Asia Pacific PC shipments are up on the quarter but down on the year. So the news is good or…

Drones get up-close and personal with whales

20 October 2014 in Biology

Canadian researchers have used cameras onboard drones to capture images and video of killer whales off of British Columbia. Killer…

Yuile crosses from AAPT to Nextgen

20 October 2014 in People Moves

Fibre optics networks vendor Nextgen Networks has appointed former AAPT CEO David Yuile as Managing Director.

Changing of the baton at the ACS

20 October 2014 in People Moves

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is looking for a new CEO following the resignation today of Alan Patterson after three…

ANU physicists build reversible laser tractor

20 October 2014 in Energy

Physicists at the Australian National University (ANU) have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects over a…