Technology

Moves to strengthen privacy provisions.
US watchdog finds website still vulnerable one year on.
Apps temporarily pulled due to flaw.
Microsoft moves .NET code samples to GitHub 
 
eBay cross-scripting vulnerability exploited 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 hours ago | Comment Now 
Auction site slow to respond.
 
Chinese hacked US military contractors 
7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Senate panel releases report.
 
Origin Energy completes troubled SAP transformation 
By Allie Coyne | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Claims to have beaten deadline and saved $100 million.
 
Cisco buys private cloud provider startup Metacloud 
By Juha Saarinen | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Acquisition to accelerate Intercloud offering.
 
Apple targets Android with iPhone migration guide 
By Juha Saarinen | 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Ahead of iOS 8 general availability.
 
Adobe plugs critical security holes in Acrobat, Reader 
By Penny Wolf | 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Delayed priority one patches now available.
 
Victoria Police to get ASIO-like spying powers 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | 1 day ago | Comment Now 
But commissioner remains concerned about data security.
 
Rackspace dumps plans to sell 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 1 hour ago | Comment Now 
Names new CEO.
 
Apple gives iCloud two-factor authentication 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Third-party apps will need passwords generated.
 
Qld Police not convinced by body worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Privacy, resourcing hurdles for Brisbane 'robocops'.
 
Micro Focus to buy Attachmate for $1.3bn 
1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
All-share merger to create new listed entity.
 
Telco industry lobbies for 000 calls via SMS, VoIP, apps  
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Emergency comms must keep up with expectations.
 
DHS works to fix aged care processing glitch 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Staff forced to manually generate advice.
 
‘Frankenstein’ robots merge rat brain, human eye at QUT 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Researchers aim to create better navigation software.
 
Facebook open sources McRouter tool 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Handles close to five billion requests at Facebook.
 
Govts pressure Google for more user data 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Australian requests dip slightly.
 
Microsoft forks out $2.8bn for Minecraft maker Mojang 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Attempt to lure users to mobile OS.
 
Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Will track blood sugar, pressure levels.
 
Extreme upgrade pain for XtremIO customers 
 
Economists: Consumers will suffer under copyright crackdown 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Costs of piracy scheme will be passed on to buyers.
 
Snowden accuses NZ PM of lying about mass surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Five days out from national election.
 
Qld MPs push for faster NBN rollout to remote areas 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Poor internet connections block telehealth benefits.
 
US govt threatened huge fines to make Yahoo release user data 
 
Canberra Data Centres goes national 
By Brett Winterford | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Takes up space with Digital Realty.
 
NSW Police named as FinFisher spyware user 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Wikileaks values license at $2.6 million.
 
Five zero-cost ways to improve MySQL performance 
By Darren Yates | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
How to easily boost MySQL throughput by up to 5x.
 
Google offers $100k to tech start-ups 
By Steven Kiernan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Aims to get new data centre users on board.
 
NBN Co targets unserviceable premises in Tasmania 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Also renews $183 million Silcar contract.
 
NBN Co offers incentives for battery-free fibre connections 
By Andrew Colley | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
In spite of warnings about power-cut risks.
 
Ergas hints at reining in the ACCC 
By Andrew Colley | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Telecommunications industry lacking regulatory centre.
 
Wordpress resets logins after Gmail credentials leak 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
600,000 Wordpress accounts found in dump.
 
Morrow: FTTB threatens rural broadband  
By Andrew Colley | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Large scale FTTB will "dramatically change" NBN economics.
 
Union hits out at proposed offshoring of ATO test & dev 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Tax Office insists no financial data will be stored overseas.
 
BlackBerry buys multi-number phone capability 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Acquires UK start up Movirtu.
 
Optus crowns new CEO 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
SingTel exec to lead Aussie operations; O'Sullivan to become part-time chair.
 
HP buys hybrid cloud startup Eucalyptus  
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Bets both ways on Amazon Web Services and OpenStack.
 
The big winners from Defence’s back-office IT refresh 
By Brett Winterford | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: The full list of subcontractors.
 
Researcher uncovers timing attack to decloak Google users 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
But web giant isn't interested in remediating it.
 
Telstra expands 700 MHz LTE network 
By Stuart Corner | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
To make 4G available to 90 percent of Australians.
 
Feather-light tablets to save American Airlines $710k  
Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Replacing heavy manuals reaps fuel dividend.
 
NSW FACS to move its SAP back office into the cloud 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
CIO Tim Hume prepares for community sector reform.
 
Turnbull seeks wholesale access from all FTTB carriers 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Looks to contain telco market ‘instability’ caused by ACCC ruling.
 
Microsoft drops dangerous ASP.NET setting 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Change in advice could affect web applications.
 
Millions of Gmail user credentials posted on web 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Passwords may be from more than one source.
 
NEC wins Defence data centre migration work 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
As subcontractor to $800m Defence contract with Lockheed Martin.
 
Charity tweaks laptops to deliver insights on user habits 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Project aims to reveal the power of computing for the disadvantaged.
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