Technology

Clocks faster deployment speeds in high-altitude internet initiative.
App developers encouraged to encrypt data on devices.
Compared to Duqu and Stuxnet.
Qld Transport to replace core registration system 
By Allie Coyne | 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
State's biggest citizen info repository set for overhaul.
 
NSA chief admits Chinese cyber attacks could shut down US infrastructure 
16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Reveals evidence of reconnaissance missions.
 
European Parliament proposes Google split 
1 day 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
 
SA Minister apologises for handling of rego systems outage 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Promises refunds for customers charged more than once.
 
Qld chopper rescue bases go high-tech 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Sharing screen views between sites.
 
Govt kicks off cost-benefit analysis of emergency services spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
PFA welcomes action on pre-election promise.
 
Wife of accused Sydney Uni IT fraudster admits lying to ICAC 
 
Vodafone would sell Australian operation 'for the right price' 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Telco boss Colao invites offers for non-core assets.
 
Mozilla dumps Google for Yahoo as default search 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
No single global default search engine for Firefox.
 
MPs reject e-voting over cost, integrity fears 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
No need to tempt the ‘luck of the Irish’.
 
NBN Co won't shadow TPG for basement fibre 
By Andrew Colley | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Works to boost MDU rollout.
 
AWS slammed for secrecy over renewable energy goal 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Greenpeace sceptical of data centre sustainability pledge.
 
Azure cloud suffers multi-region outage 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Update: Microsoft offers details on bug.
 
EFF to launch free digital cert authority 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants to replace HTTP with HTTPS.
 
Microsoft issues urgent patch for critical Windows flaw 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Bug allows attackers to become admins.
 
Encryption, tokenisation to shape future PCI compliance 
By Brett Winterford | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
PCI Security Council mulls response to retail malware attacks.
 
Telstra offers free trial for first 1000 wi-fi hotspots 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
To lure new home broadband customers.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
By Brett Winterford | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
Nokia launches Android tablet 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Revives the brand with iPad lookalike.
 
Innovating in the sleepy super industry 
By Brett Winterford | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
There’s little incentive to be on the bleeding edge, so why is Andrew Todd fighting so hard?
 
Huawei claims 100Mbps possible over 800m copper lines 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
SuperVector ekes out more performance.
 
Pawsey Magnus supercomputer packs petascale prowess 
 
NSW Transport’s mammoth SAP overhaul hits delays 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
IT team forced to deal with team, scope changes.
 
US State Department shuts down email system after hack 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Latest in a campaign by unknown attackers.
 
Inside the early days of Singapore's first privacy regime 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
"Still a fair amount of work to do" in data hosting hotspot.
 
Tech giants push for legal curbs on govt surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
More work needed to rein in spy agencies.
 
Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pours funds into conservation effort.
 
Vocus exposed as RackCentral shuts up shop 
By Steven Kiernan | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Warring parties fight over the size of the debts.
 
Google, Telstra trial balloon internet in Queensland 
 
State of NBN too uncertain for full corporate plan 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
NBN Co releases figures for FY2015.
 
How technology will unify Toll 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
The systems headache formed through 15 years of acquisitions.
 
US govt to spend $485m to build fastest supercomputers 
Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will outperform China's Tianhe-2.
 
Data retention bill over the top, committee finds 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Human rights parliamentary committee says 'get a warrant'.
 
Vic Coalition pledges $7m for IT to stop 'doctor-shopping' 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
“Long-overdue” prescription monitoring system promised.
 
Oracle, SAP settle $410m TomorrowNow lawsuit 
Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Long-running battle comes to a close.
 
BlackBerry, Samsung combine Knox, BES12 in enterprise push 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Partnership aimed squarely at Apple, IBM tie-up.
 
Optus offers NFC payments on Android phones 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
First telco to dive into mobile payments.
 
Zespri takes kiwi fruit production to the public cloud 
By Penny Wolf | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates SAP environment to Microsoft Azure.
 
Optus undertakes major OSS upgrade 
By Stuart Corner | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Picks NEC's NetCracker as replacement.
 
NBN Co reveals new broadband mix 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
FTTP relegated to the backbench.
 
Apple lets Aussie IT teams mass-configure devices 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
iPhones ready to go right out of the box.
 
US weather systems hacked, satellites affected 
Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Four websites targeted.
 
Optus’ 4G cash splash pays off as users jump aboard 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
But mobile broadband users disappear in droves.
 
AusNet adds $175m to cost of Vic smart meter rollout 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
On top of $37.5m govt fee, $15m asset impairment.
 
Microsoft makes full .NET server-side core stack open source 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Enables .NET to run on Apple OS X and Linux.
 
Investors attack ACCC over NBN advice 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Regulator hits back at NBN policy audit.
 
Victorian Labor distances itself from Ultranet failure 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Puts alleged probity failures down to “individual actions”.
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