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Here's a tip - signatures out, PINs in this Friday for credit, debit card payments

28 July 2014 in Market

It might get a bit messy in some restaurants, cafes and pubs around the country on the first day of…

Google acquires Twitch for a cool $1 billion

28 July 2014 in Deals

Google purchased YouTube in 2006 for a whoping 1.65 billion, and now, it has purchased the largest video game-streaming site…

Amcom signs huge Cisco deal labelled biggest in Australia

28 July 2014 in Deals

Perth-based data and communications firm Amcom has won a 13,000-user contract to rollout Cisco's Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) for the…

Kogan teams with Benq on low-cost Agora 4G smartphone

28 July 2014 in Mobility

Etailer Kogan has introduced its Agora 4G smartphone at the unusually low price of $229.

Has Amazon over-extended? Red ink flows

28 July 2014 in Listed Tech

Web giant Amazon lost $126 million last quarter, but the big news is that it is expecting to lose as…

Cincom celebrates 40 years in Australia

28 July 2014 in C Level

There’s not many companies in the IT industry that have been in Australia for 40 years. In fact, I can…

When anti-piracy laws are anti-consumer laws

27 July 2014 in C Level

The Government has drafted new proposals for anti-piracy laws in Australia which, if implemented, would make ISPs responsible for their…

iPhones responsible for as much as 6.8% of Asian economies

25 July 2014 in Manufacturing Technology

Apple's iPhone may be designed in good ol' California, USA but its components, made in Asia, have become significant drivers…

Windows 9 – one for all devices

25 July 2014 in Mobility

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, says that Windows 9 will merge Windows Phone, RT, Xbox, and full versions into one operating…

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Livin' la vida Livescribe

28 July 2014 in Mobility

This Livescribe user finds his smartpen invaluable for business.

We love to hate our social networks

28 July 2014 in Home IT

Users remain largely unhappy with their social networks despite small increases from Facebook and LinkedIn this year, new research shows.

Review - Acronis True Image for Mac

28 July 2014 in Software

A well-established Windows backup vendor turns its attention to the Mac world.

Melbourne recruitment firm fined for illegal Offices

28 July 2014 in Enterprise Solutions

The Software Alliance has settled a copyright breach claim with a Melbourne based recruitment firm for illegal use of Microsoft…

Qlik launches free data visualisation program

28 July 2014 in Business Intelligence

Ahead of the planned September release of the complete Qlik Sense analytics software, Qlik is offering the standalone Qlik Sense…

Study confirms kids are being sneaky online

28 July 2014 in Home IT

Most young Aussie kids are hiding their online activities from their parents, with some making fake profiles or blocked their…

Review - Lets Fly for iOS

28 July 2014 in Software

Learn the principles of flight from the safety and comfort of your iOS device.

eWay tears a strip off Stripe

28 July 2014 in Business Technology

Is Stripe an also-ran? Incumbent payment processor eWay thinks so.

Google Lunar XPRIZE is underway

27 July 2014 in Space

The XPRIZE Foundation is coordinating the Google Lunar XPRIZE. Can one or more of its participants send a robot safely…

ESA George Lemaitre spacecraft set to launch July 29 on ISS trip

26 July 2014 in Space

The Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) George Lemaitre is set to launch on July 29, 2014, from the French and European…

Quick Hits: Tour de France Season 2014

25 July 2014 in Games

Whilst the men of the Tour huff and puff through the French Alps you can sit back on your couch…

Mulveny moves down under for Intel policy job

25 July 2014 in People Moves

Intel has appointed Jennifer Mulveny as director of cloud policy and government affairs for Australia and New Zealand.

TripAdvisor to acquire Aussie startup Viator

25 July 2014 in Deals

The world's largest travel site TripAdvisor has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Viator, an Australian-born online…

Nokia/Windows Phone 8.1 update available

25 July 2014 in Mobility

Microsoft Devices has released the Windows Phone 8.1 ‘CYAN’ update in Australia for most existing Lumia Windows Phone 8 owners.

Ford fills corporate affairs slot at Intel

25 July 2014 in People Moves

Intel has appointed Katherine Ford as its corporate affairs manager for Australia and New Zealand.

It's tax time, so beware of scams

25 July 2014 in Home IT

The move towards online tax returns is not without risks, says a security vendor. But some simple steps can help…

Now it’s backup as a service

25 July 2014 in Cloud

Data protection company Acronis has announced Backup as a Service, a cloud backup and recovery package designed to enable value…

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