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Use of advanced analytics can help utilities save millions, says expert

19 December 2014 in Business Intelligence

Utilities can achieve cost savings of anywhere between hundreds of thousands and millions of dollars from the use of advanced…

VIDEO: Interview with Crossy Road creators as app goes Android, too

18 December 2014 in Entertainment

The smash hit Crossy Road, billed as an ‘endless arcade hopper’, is on Android at last, in Amazon’s Appstore now…

‘Man-in-the-middle’ attacks target iOS, Android devices

18 December 2014 in Security

Unsuspecting mobile device users are being targeted by the Xsser mobile remote access Trojan (mRAT), with attackers, described as “malicious…

Sony PS4 gets ABC iView, Good Game gets ‘Pocket Edition’

18 December 2014 in Entertainment

The PS4 is finally getting the popular ABC iView ‘video-on-demand’ app, while the Good Game TV show is getting a…

Market may struggle to meet demand for IT specialist skills

18 December 2014 in Enterprise Staff

An expected surge in demand for specialist IT skill sets next year is likely to mean there will be a…

IBM and Equinix confirm cloud deal

18 December 2014 in Data Centres

IBM will team with data centre provider Equinix on a range of cloud computing initiatives.

Australians taking more tablets

18 December 2014 in Mobility

More than half of adult Australians now use a tablet. A new snapshot report from the Australian Communications and Media…

TIO: telco complaints lower than ever but NBN (dis)connection issues a worry

18 December 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

Telco complaints down 9.1% from Q2 2014, down 14.6% from Q3 2013, yet 30,359 complaints during Q3 2014 and NBN…

Telstra in firm discussions to acquire Pacnet

17 December 2014 in Listed Tech

Telstra has confirmed reports that it is in discussions to buy Hong Kong based Pacnet, which has significant undersea cable…

Breaking IT News

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 Huber, 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…

Melbourne trains' exploding capacitors

17 December 2014 in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!

Do we have a return of the PC exploding capacitor problem?

VIDEO: Autonomous vehicles are in Australia right now, but what of the future?

17 December 2014 in Business Technology

iTWire talks to David Maunsell, Accenture Digital’s Australia/NZ MD and Digital Lead about autonomous vehicles in Australia and the world,…

VIDEO: Interview with Newzulu on crowd sourced video and photo news

17 December 2014 in Mobility

When videos go viral, the creator often doesn’t get a penny, but if you submit your photos and videos to…

NASA wants You to name Mercury craters for a famous artist

17 December 2014 in Space

The MESSENGER probe is nearing the end of its mission around Mercury Mars, but before it does end NASA wants the…