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Empired snares $20m contract with big miner

29 May 2015 in Deals

Listed Australian IT services company Empired has secured a five-year, $20 million contract to provide application managed services to global…

Qld Marine Rescue moves to the cloud with Microsoft

29 May 2015 in Deals

Marine Rescue Queensland has deployed Microsoft’s Office 365 across its state-wide network of 1,500 volunteers enabling a centralisation of systems…

CBA sued by US not-for-profit amid alleged IT bribery scandal

29 May 2015 in Deals

The latest chapter of an ongoing scandal involving two senior IT executives at CBA, who have been charged by NSW…

Sage enters fiercely competitive accounting software market

28 May 2015 in Accounting Software

A new player has debuted in the highly competitive online accounting software market, with UK-based Sage launching in Australia as…

Ruckus releases CloudManager for Xclaim

28 May 2015 in Wi-Fi

Global wireless systems vendor Ruckus Wireless has now made available a free cloud service solution for managing its new Xclaim…

MYOB to pay $14m for NZ payroll solutions provider

28 May 2015 in Accounting Software

Accounting software provider MYOB has moved to strengthen its position in the New Zealand payroll solutions market with the acquisition…

Consumer ‘summer’ complaints to telcos increase

28 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Consumer complaints to telcos as a proportion of providers’ services increased by nearly 10% over the three months at the…

After years of struggle, Mandriva is finally no more

28 May 2015 in Open Source

After many years of struggling to stay afloat, the French GNU/Linux company Mandriva has gone into liquidation.

Woolworths MVNO ditches Optus, takes up Telstra

28 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Woolworths had been offering mobile network services via Optus, but has announced a wholesale support agreement via Telstra for a…

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LibreOffice viewer for Android released

29 May 2015 in Open Source

Android systems will now have another viewer for documents generated by office suites, with the release of the free LibreOffice…

Sage taps Taylor to run Sage One in Australia

29 May 2015 in Accounting Software

Sage Australia has has appointed Lukas Taylor as the general manager of the operating company it formed for its new…

Video: Mad Max game-play revealed

28 May 2015 in Entertainment

Warner Bros Games has unleashed a new video giving a glimpse of Mad Max game-play

Triple treat as IP traffic heads up and up

28 May 2015 in Internet of Things

Internet Protocol (IP) traffic around the world is expected to triple to reach a record 2 zettabytes by 2019, with…

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…

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