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Xero boosts leadership team in global growth push

29 January 2015 in Accounting Software

New Zealand global accounting software company Xero has appointed a US-based executive VP and CFO to help spearhead its next…

Qantas trials inflight virtual reality

29 January 2015 in Entertainment

Qantas is teaming with Samsung in a trial of virtual reality entertainment, making it the first to provide inflight VR.

Amazon joins email market with WorkMail

29 January 2015 in Cloud

Amazon has further broadened its AWS portfolio with the addition of a hosted, Exchange-like email service.

Symantec resurrects Veritas name in split

29 January 2015 in Listed Tech

Symantec’s spilt into two companies means the return of a very recognisable name to the IT industry.

GHOST vulnerability hits Linux systems hard

29 January 2015 in Open Source

Linux distributions are scrambling to issue fixes for a critical vulnerability in glibc, the GNU C library, discovered by the…

Yahoo to cash in on Alibaba stake

29 January 2015 in Listed Tech

ANALYSIS: Yahoo will spin off its US$50 billion stake in Chinese site Alibaba. You may remember Yahoo - it was once…

Toshiba’s Portege Z20T - the ultimate business 2-in-1?

28 January 2015 in Business Technology

Toshiba has launched its ultimate new business 2-in-1 tablet with Core M processor, which looks good but makes you wish…

MYOB moves midmarket ERP into the cloud with MYOB Advanced

28 January 2015 in Accounting Software

MYOB is spreading its cloud across mid-sized businesses with the release of MYOB Advanced, its new cloud ERP system.

Apple Watch - launching March but shipping April?

28 January 2015 in Mobility

Let’s face it, Apple tech is so popular that just because it launches doesn’t mean you’ll be able to get…

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Pure Storage snuggles closer with VMware

29 January 2015 in Storage

Pure Storage has released new software to improve the integration of its storage arrays with VMware.

Many pastabilities with Tall Emu CRM

29 January 2015 in Deals

Australian food producer Pastabilities has gone live with a new customer relationship management solution from Tall Emu and a new…

Jeanswest selects SDL to help boost international growth

29 January 2015 in Business Software

Fashion group Jeanswest has selected global customer experience vendor SDL to deliver enhanced services to its online customers as it…

SURVEY: Cyber Safety and balancing kids’ screen time

29 January 2015 in Home IT

Are you a good digital role model for your children? Telstra’s survey shows some startling results, with 65% of parents…

VIDEO: Check Point Australia expanding, issues list of 2015 trends

29 January 2015 in Security

Internet security company Check Point Software has expansion plans in mind as the market and the IoT revolution grows, with…

Phablet smartphone flood coming: 20% of shipments by 2019

29 January 2015 in Mobility

A new report says that the 138 million phablets expected to ship in 2015 will increase to over 400 million…

CSIRO to pilot IBM’s breakthrough in cloud-based personal data protection

29 January 2015 in Security

IBM has announced a new cloud-based technology for developers to help consumers better protect their private data, and Australia’s CSIRO…

VIDEO Interview: Cuzin, social shopping that lets you buy anything from anywhere

28 January 2015 in Home IT

Ever wanted to buy something from the US, whether online or from a store, but the store didn’t ship to…

Kaseya’s Hackney new chief of APAC regional sales

28 January 2015 in People Moves

Global cloud software provider Kaseya has appointed Kellie Hackney to the role of APAC sales director.

Acer says ticketing system shows ‘hardware+software+services’ capability

28 January 2015 in Strategy

Acer’s eBusiness unit operated the website and online ticketing for Taiwanese diva Jody Chiang’s farewell concerts, which went on sale…

Base2Services moves THE ICONIC to AWS

28 January 2015 in Cloud

Cloud services provider base2Services has helped major Australian online fashion retailer, THE ICONIC move their web presence over to the…

Xbox previews OneGuide in OZ, TV Tuner coming March 2015

28 January 2015 in Entertainment

Microsoft is finally bringing premium live TV features on Xbox One to Australia, combining live and free-to-air TV with apps…

Facebook goes down, world doesn’t end

28 January 2015 in Home IT

Facebook went down yesterday for approximately one hour, with the Lizard Squad hackers taking credit but Facebook saying it caused…

2020: 250 Million connected cars, 25 billion IoT devices

28 January 2015 in Manufacturing Technology

A quarter of a billion connected cars by 2020 with new in-vehicle services and automated driving capabilities, and 25 billion…

Intuit expands into Qld with first state appointment

27 January 2015 in Accounting Software

Accounting software giant Intuit, makers of the Quickbooks cloud accounting solution, has expanded its Sydney-based Australian business with an on-the-ground…

FileMaker TechNet rebranded as FileMaker Community

27 January 2015 in Business Technology

Apple's database software subsidiary FileMaker has revamped its FileMaker Technical Network developer support program as FileMaker Community.

RANGEme takes on Friedlander as CTO

27 January 2015 in People Moves

Online platform for the FMCG products market, RANGEme has appointed a new Chief Technology Officer.