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Sydney startup picks former Microsoft exec for CEO role

18 September 2014 in People Moves

Sydney-based food and drink tab startup Clipp has appointed Todd Forest, a former Microsoft executive, as its new CEO.

Goldgenie pimps iPhone 6

18 September 2014 in Mobility

More blingly-blingy to go with your iPhone 6 ringy-ringy.

Big data just gets bigger & bigger

17 September 2014 in Data

The big data market continues to get bigger, with investment in big data technologies growing incrementally, as the latest survey…

Cloud forecast, so HDS takes a new tack

17 September 2014 in Strategy

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has traditionally addressed the requirements of the high-end enterprise market. How is the company responding to…

Smartwatch, SmartWristband market ready to explode

17 September 2014 in Mobility

The future is bright for the wearables market with predictions that the worldwide smartwatch and wristband market is set to…

Car hacking the torque of the town

17 September 2014 in Security

Cars have "virtually non-existent" levels of security and are at extreme levels of risk of being hacked, according to a…

Not so fast on telco complaints, says ACCAN

17 September 2014 in Technology Regulation

While the industry congratulates itself, consumer group ACCAN says much more needs to be done to improve telco customer service,…

Telco complaints falling – industry congratulates itself

17 September 2014 in Technology Regulation

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman has reported a 12.4% drop in complaints over last year. Industry bodies say ‘well done, us!’

FSF, Debian join to promote free software-compatible hardware

17 September 2014 in Open Source

The Free Software Foundation and the Debian GNU/Linux project have joined to expand work on h-node, a database that identifies…

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Instructure goes local for Canvas

18 September 2014 in Strategy

Cloud-based learning management system provider Instructure has set up a local operation and is now actively offering Canvas to customers…

Americans a big step closer to launching astronauts

17 September 2014 in Space

NASA announced Tuesday, September 16, 2014, that it has selected Boeing and SpaceX as their commercial partners to transport astronauts…

Aussie technology plays part in recovery from stroke

17 September 2014 in Business Technology

Technology developed by Australian critical infrastructure management solutions vendor Opengear is successfully allowing remote maintenance of hospital-based robots worldwide to…

Orange appoints new Australasian head

17 September 2014 in People Moves

Enterprise communications vendor Orange Business Services, part of the Orange Group (ORAN), has promoted nine year company veteran Kevin Griffen…

Westpac and BlueChilli team up for startup competition

17 September 2014 in Deals

Westpac has joined forces with venture technology accelerator BlueChilli in announcing the Westpac Innovation Challenge, a $40,000 competition that will…

Foxtel Play gets added Style with new channels

17 September 2014 in Entertainment

Paid entertainment provider Foxtel has announced  three additional channels for its Internet subscription Foxtel Play - E!, 13th Street and Style.

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…

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.

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…

Seagate ships 10 Millionth hybrid drive

15 September 2014 in Hardware & Storage

Two years after Seagate shipped the first hybrid solid-state/hard-disk drive, the company has announced the 10 millionth unit has left…

Internet of Things is an opportunity for Akamai

15 September 2014 in Cloud

The emerging Internet of Things provides enterprise cloud services company Akamai with opportunities for growth.