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Cisco announces 'next generation' firewall

17 September 2014 in Security

Multinational networking firm Cisco has unveiled what it's calling the industry's first threat-focused, next-generation firewall - Cisco ASA with FirePOWER.

The Government wants to Google you

17 September 2014 in Technology Regulation

Google has released its latest global Transparency Report, covering the first six months of 2014. Unsurprisingly, government requests for data…

Victorian Police may be able to add or delete data on a terrorism suspect's computer

16 September 2014 in Security

Announced today, a review of counter-terrorism laws in Victoria has suggested a number of changes.

CDC expands with Digital Realty partnership

16 September 2014 in Data Centres

Data centre services vendor Canberra Data Centres (CDC) is expanding, announcing it has contracted to use Digital Realty Sydney and…

Atmail picks Los Angeles for US expansion

16 September 2014 in Strategy

Aussie-based messaging platform Atmail today announced the opening of its first United States office, in the unusual location of Santa…

BT snares global contract with Glencore resources group

16 September 2014 in Deals

UK global communications giant BT has secured a contract to build and manage a new global core network across Europe,…

iPhone 6 presales break record

16 September 2014 in Mobility

Apple has broken with tradition and announced sales numbers for ‘pre-ordered’ iPhone 6s. They are, as you might expect, very…

Drupal agency Acquia wins govt websites contract

16 September 2014 in Open Source

Acquia has won a federal government contract to build up to 450 websites using the open-source Drupal software. The resulting…

Microsoft buys Minecraft creator Mojang for $2.5 billion

16 September 2014 in Deals

Tech giant Microsoft has opened up its chequebook, announcing a massive US$2.5 billion takeover of Minecraft developer Mojang.

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BlackLine using Australia as APAC springboard

17 September 2014 in Strategy

Cloud finance software provider BlackLine is looking to build its ANZ operation into a regional presence.

Left 4 Dead 2 finally uncut for Australia

17 September 2014 in Entertainment

Australian gamers have been waiting a long few years to be able to play the 'adult' version of zombie classic…

BlackLine hunts Hunt to build APAC business

17 September 2014 in People Moves

Finance controls and automation SaaS provider BlackLine has appointed Todd Hunt as its vice president and general manager for the…

Flower lovers at Floriade to get free WiFi

16 September 2014 in Deals

Canberra's annual flower festival Floriade will be filled not just with whiffs of nature but also free WiFi, thanks to…

New country manager takes Watch

16 September 2014 in People Moves

Security solutions provider WatchGuard Technologies, has appointed a 30-year IT industry veteran to head up its Australian and New Zealand…

Orion Health system underpins medical records in NSW

15 September 2014 in Health

The Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network (JH&FMHN) has gone live with an electronic medical record suite from e-Health…

Automation mistrust a barrier to database continuous delivery adoption

15 September 2014 in Data

A mistrust in automation for the database is proving to be the biggest barrier preventing developers adopting continuous delivery for…

Steve Jobs' kids didn't use an iPad

15 September 2014 in Mobility

Apple iGod Steve Jobs may have become famous for bringing an iDevice into every household but it's been revealed he…

Review: Vid2pix for Windows Phone 8.1

15 September 2014 in Software

Every now and then an app comes along which is so simple yet clever you wonder why you weren't already…

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 - review

13 September 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Chinese company Lenovo is now the world’s largest computer designer and manufacturer – edging just ahead of US based HP.

HP – five new consumer computers and two printers

12 September 2014 in Home IT

HP has been around for 75 years and has dominated the commercial market. Its consumer products have caught up –…

NASA chooses 4 companies for commercial suborbital flights

11 September 2014 in Space

On September 8, 2014, NASA announced the selection of four U.S. firms that will provide the U.S. space agency with…

More options, more acceptance for DaaS providers

11 September 2014 in Cloud

The growing number of choices in cloud infrastructure is making things easier for businesses that want to offer desktop as…

Cygnett hatches iPhone 6 accessories

11 September 2014 in Mobility

Mobile accessory maker Cygnett was ready to go with cases and other accessories for the iPhone 6.

Seagate refreshes enterprise and cloud portfolio

11 September 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Storage vendor Seagate has announced new or refreshed products ranging from enterprise hard drives to storage appliances.

Apple cuts iCloud storage fees

11 September 2014 in Mobility

Apple has reduced the price of iCloud storage ahead of the introduction of iCloud Drive.

New managing director for Nuance Australia and New Zealand

11 September 2014 in Enterprise Staff

One of the main forces behind Apple's Siri technology, Nuance Communications, today announced a new Australia and New Zealand managing…