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Go ogle the prototype self-driving car!

23 December 2014 in Mobility

After numerous prototypes to test different systems, Google has released its first ‘complete prototype for fully autonomous driving’ - and…

Apple fixes NTP in time for Christmas

23 December 2014 in Security

Apple has issued a fix for vulnerabilities in OS X's handling of the Network Time Protocol.

VIDEOS: Telstra invests in Elemental’s next-gen software-defined video

23 December 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra Ventures has made an ‘equity investment’ in Elemental, ‘the leading supplier of software-defined video (SDV) solutions for multiscreen content…

AUDIO: Telstra gobbles up Pacnet, gets AsiaPac power-up (UPDATED)

23 December 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has gobbled up telco services provider Pacnet, which provides connectivity, data centre and managed services to carriers, multinational corporations…

NBN reveals HFC timetable

22 December 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co says its HFC services will be introduced in the first quarter of 2016, following a customer pilot late…

Big Data drives demand for specialist skills

22 December 2014 in Enterprise Staff

ICT professionals with skills in data storage, retrieval and analysis are the most sought after in the Australian market, according…

Telstra predicts ‘record breaking mobile network traffic’ during festive season

22 December 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

As happens every year, Telstra predicts festive mobile traffic on its network will go off the charts, with data expected…

My best products of 2014

22 December 2014 in ShawThing

Being an IT journalist means that I get to test stuff before I buy. So what did I spend my…

Your CHOICE to choose an extended warranty - or not

22 December 2014 in Home IT

Consumer advocate Choice is warning against retailers and manufacturers pushing extended warranties you might not need with some choice nice…

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Alcatel pre-loads VoiceByte social media app to OneTouch smartphones

23 December 2014 in Mobility

Australian startup VoiceByte’s deal with Alcatel OneTouch sees its app preloaded onto Alcatel’s range of Android-powered OneTouch smartphones in Australia…

ACS welcomes reinstatement of Australian Science Ministry

23 December 2014 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Computing Society (ACS) has ‘welcomed the announcement of the Science portfolio being reintegrated and placed with the Industry…

Video: See fiery plunge of NASA's Orion space capsule

23 December 2014 in Space

The U.S. space agency has released a video showing its Orion space capsule descending back to Earth on its first…

Presto’s Christmas movie promo so you join pronto

22 December 2014 in Entertainment

Presto’s Christmas movie selection is one way the promise of a white Christmas in Australia’s summer can be fulfilled -…

FileMaker's rapid development of safety inspection tool

19 December 2014 in Development

Apple subsidiary FileMaker software has helped conduct independent workplace-safety inspections for nearly 1,000 garment factories in Bangladesh in just six…

Foresight initiates startups IP ‘value’ program

19 December 2014 in Strategy

Silicon-Valley based intellectual property (IP) strategy and startup advisory firm, Foresight Valuation Group, has announced a Startup-IP Program (STR-IP), which…

Fujitsu, Horizon Power collaborate in indigenous ICT traineeship program

19 December 2014 in Training

Ashlyn Hassett, from the Kimberley indigenous community of Kalumburu and a Year 11 student at the Presbyterian Ladies College (PLC)…

VIDEO: Looney Tunes Dash - the next hit smash from Zynga?

19 December 2014 in Entertainment

A brand new mobile runner game from Zynga has emerged with Warner Bros famous Looney Tunes characters, making you the…

YUM: 10,000 free ice cream giveaway via smartphone at MCG

18 December 2014 in Entertainment

A giveaway of 10,000 ice creams at the MCG is on offer from 20 December 2014 thanks to Acquire Learning,…

Intel shakes up McAfee management in Australia

18 December 2014 in People Moves

Intel Security has announced three new executives within its McAfee Australia and New Zealand operations as Intel continues its investment…

'Telstraman' Thodey honoured by iTWire

18 December 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

“Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No – it’s Telstraman!”

Review: Navman MiVue Digital Drive Recorder

17 December 2014 in Mobile devices

Navman has released a range of crash sensitive GPS enabled drive recorders.  The aim is to provide clarity and evidence…

VIDEO: SAP goes Extreme Sailing in Sydney

17 December 2014 in Business Technology

SAP enhanced the 2014 Extreme Sailing Experience in Sydney earlier this week, with iTWire heading along to interview Rasmus Kostner,…

Facebook's MySQL password revealed

17 December 2014 in Security

Want to know the username and password for Facebook's MySQL database holding all your personal information?

VIDEO: Interview with Perceptive Software’s Greg Huebner

17 December 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

iTWire talks to Perceptive Software’s Manager of Professional Services, APAC, Greg Huebner, about the company, the challenges its customers face,…

VIDEO: Interview with Mulesoft in Australia + 3 predictions

17 December 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

iTWire talks to Mulesoft's VP Asia Pacific, Will Bosma, about the connected world, the API economy, Mulesoft's name and history,…

VIDEO: Interview with WatchGuard in Australia + fascinating predictions

17 December 2014 in Security

We spoke to WatchGuard’s A/NZ Country Manager David Higgins about the Australia network security landscape, about the security predictions to…