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Vodafone revamps prepaid offerings

22 September 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone Australia has refreshed its prepaid caps, with 10 countries now eligible for unlimited international calls.

Better broadband means less commuting: survey

22 September 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Faster and more reliable broadband could increase the number of Australians working from home, providing them with greater flexibility and…

Uber is uber-happy with proposed competition changes

22 September 2014 in Technology Regulation

US-based ridesharing firm Uber has praised the federal government's Competition Policy Review Draft Report, describing mooted to changes to remove…

Sony confirms availability of Smart EyeGlass

22 September 2014 in Mobility

If you're a large-scale consumer technology company and you're not in the wearable space you may get left behind, with…

Lexmark targets SMEs with latest lasers

22 September 2014 in Print Solutions

Lexmark's latest printers aim to deliver enterprise-style features to small and medium businesses.

PayPal backs startups with Blueprint program

22 September 2014 in Development

Payments giant PayPal and its Braintree subsidiary is offering free payments processing to selected startups in Australia and certain other…

From next release onwards, Debian is tied to systemd

22 September 2014 in Open Sauce

From its next release onwards, Debian users will be forced to use just one init system - systemd. This much…

Optus claims carrier aggregation first

22 September 2014 in Mobility

Optus has potentially doubled mobile data speeds with its commercial introduction of carrier aggregation.

Alibaba - world's biggest IPO inspired by Forest Gump

22 September 2014 in Listed Tech

The balance of power in global commerce is moving east. The float of Chinese Internet merchant Alibaba is the largest…

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A threat to fair weather: cloud technology and the HR industry

22 September 2014 in Recruitment

Online job boards and third party recruiters beware – a change in weather is forecast.

QUT gets onboard with drones in new horticulture project

22 September 2014 in Development

A new three-year project will see Queensland-based university QUT lead an international biosecurity research program involving unmanned aerial systems (UAS),…

A possible tool-kit for dismantling the Australia Tax proposed

22 September 2014 in Technology Regulation

Consumer advocate magazine CHOICE says today’s draft report from the Competition Policy Review can give Australians the benefits of more…

VCPro uses Nimble for DaaS

22 September 2014 in Cloud

Sydney-based systems integrator and service provider VCPro now uses Nimble flash-based storage and Cisco UCS mini server hardware to run…

Xero taps the Power of bookkeeping and the wisdom of Solomons

22 September 2014 in People Moves

Cloud accounting provider has made two senior though part-time - appointments.

Singh to lead NICTA Victoria

22 September 2014 in People Moves

NICTA, Australia's ICT Research Centre of Excellence, has appointed Jack Singh as director of NICTA Victoria.

ManageEngine boosts self-service password capability

22 September 2014 in Business Software

ManageEngine's ADSelfService Plus self-service password management system is now integrated with the company's ADManager Plus and ServiceDesk Plus products.

Acronis goes for DR as a service

22 September 2014 in Deals

Data protection vendor Acronis has acquired disaster recovery-as-a-service provider nScaled.

DataCore appointments underpin market growth

21 September 2014 in People Moves

DataCore Software has expanded its regional Australia-New Zealand senior management team as it moves to service what it says is…

Piql puts bits on film

19 September 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Everything old is new again.

Swype arrives for iOS 8

19 September 2014 in Mobility

The popular Swype soft keyboard is now available for iPads and iPhones running the new version of iOS.

Ellison moves aside for Catz and Hurd to take reins at Oracle

19 September 2014 in People Moves

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison has stepped aside from the role of CEO, which he has held since 1977.

Total turns to SUSE in search for oil resources

19 September 2014 in Open Source

One of the wonderful things about Linux is that it runs on so many different devices, right from a little…

Will you flip for the Asus Transformer Book Flip?

19 September 2014 in Mobility

Asus's latest models bend over backwards for you.

Good Technology has iOS 8 covered

19 September 2014 in Mobility

Good Technology's enterprise mobility management products were ready when iOS 8 was released yesterday, complete with support for the new…

Telstra launches accessibility initiatives

19 September 2014 in Home IT

Telstra has announced a new portal to help the disabled choose equipment, has stopped using CAPTCHA, and is captioning some…

NASA spacecraft -- MAVEN -- preparing to go into orbit around Mars

18 September 2014 in Space

NASA announced on Tuesday, September 17, 2014, that its MAVEN, short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, spacecraft will insert…