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Atlas Shrugged and delivers 15.6-inch Kogan Win 8.1 laptop for $329

25 November 2014 in Home IT

Kogan shrugs off expensive laptop prices by delivering the Atlas X1510, an Intel-powered full size laptop with more than impressive…

CSIRO job cuts hit IT and research

25 November 2014 in Government Tech Policy

Just as the ABC announces massive job cuts, the union representing staff at the nation’s premier scientific research organisation has…

Australians ‘addicted’ to smart devices, but believe we lag behind in digital

25 November 2014 in Mobility

A major survey finds Australian believe we are technology laggards, despite our digital addiction.

VIDEO: Acer Aspire R 13 with a twist that’s a hit for six!

24 November 2014 in Mobility

Acer is aspiring to take on the innovative Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with an innovative…

Accounting industry faces huge revenue losses from ATO changes

24 November 2014 in Accounting Software

Australian accountants and tax agents have been warned they are likely to lose collectively in excess of $500 million as…

MYOB cuts bookwork with Smart Bills and online invoices

24 November 2014 in Accounting Software

New and forthcoming features in MYOB's small business accounting software aim to further reduce the paperwork associated with bills and…

Turnbull opens DiData’s Canberra cloud centre

24 November 2014 in Cloud

It must be Government Cloud Day. Dimension Data has opened what it says is the first large-scale cloud platform in Canberra…

Apple aids World AIDS Day with (RED) campaign

24 November 2014 in Home IT

Apple is damn serious about fighting AIDS, and is doing something about it: actively instigating developer support with 24 apps…

Managing your big data systems

24 November 2014 in Data

How do you bring under control the mishmash of big data systems resulting from the various trials, pilots and full-blown…

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Multi-channel strategies needed to respond to customer demands

24 November 2014 in Strategy

Retailers have been urged to do more using their omni-channel infrastructure to personalise offerings to demanding customers as a way…

VIDEO: Magento’s Sydney conference - new upgrades to Enterprise, Community editions and more!

24 November 2014 in Business Software

Magento is so good an ecommerce platform that eBay snapped it up, with the company releasing two new versions of…

Kobo’s Aura H2O: a roarer waterproof HD e-reader, due Feb 2015

24 November 2014 in Entertainment

The world’s first ‘premium waterproof e-ink e-book reader’ has been announced today in late November but won’t make a splash…

VIDEO: Indeed.com’s roundtable discussion on the global and local recruitment market

23 November 2014 in Recruitment

As with everything else touched by the digitally connected era, recruitment is undergoing its own series of challenges and changes,…

WhatsApp co-founder donates US$1m to FreeBSD Foundation

22 November 2014 in Open Source

The FreeBSD Foundation has received the largest donation in its history, a sum of US$1 million from Jan Koum, the…

Google’s ‘Contribution’ to new ways to fund web publishing

21 November 2014 in Fuzzy Logic

With Google being the world’s biggest ad engine fuelled by the world’s biggest search engine, you wouldn’t think Google would…

VIDEO: AdvanceRetail’s CEO Mark McGeachen talks retail innovation

21 November 2014 in Business Technology

One of AdvanceRetail’s customers is Pandora - the top-end jewellery company, not the music streaming service - and I spoke…

VIDEO: Brand ‘New Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL’ launch with new Pokémons

21 November 2014 in Entertainment

It’s not just Apple that can get thousands of people to queue for new products, with Nintendo’s launch of two…

IT workers optimistic about salaries, bonuses

21 November 2014 in Enterprise Staff

A recruitment firm says IT professionals are optimistic about salary increases in 2015.

Does Barbie know Linux?

21 November 2014 in The Linux Distillery

According to Mattel no; because she is a girl she still needs the boys to help with those things called…

UPDATED: Appalling WA Govt WASTE in copying iKoast’s shark sighting app

21 November 2014 in Fuzzy Logic

The WA Dept of Fisheries has shamelessly copied a real-time shark sighting app from iKoast, spending $370,000 dollars to duplicate…

SAS selected to enhance data analysis, risk management

21 November 2014 in Business Intelligence

SAS has secured a contract in Ireland to provide its data management and reporting technology to assist financial services and…

How to keep data safe in the cloud

21 November 2014 in Open Source

Talk about cloud computing is ubiquitous these days. But try to engage a provider in talking about the NSA and…

World of Warships fires up

21 November 2014 in Radioactive IT

We saw the real thing recently as Russian warships steamed towards Australia to protect president Putin from the horrific peril…

Pure Storage pushes 'perpetual storage'

21 November 2014 in Storage

Pure Storage has extended its maintenance and service contracts so that its FlashArrays can be kept in service indefinitely at…

Chasing the Z/Linux market: A SUSECon attendee's tale

20 November 2014 in Open Source

When Roger Williams wanted to increase the market for ShadowDisk/Z, a product made by the little Gainesville-based company he works…

A lesser-known star of openSUSE

20 November 2014 in Open Source

In any technology company, there are the stars, some unheralded, some bigger than life. And there are many others, less…