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China clamps down on supercomputer, drone exports 
By Juha Saarinen | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Cites national security concerns.
 
Silent Circle offers Android for Work-ready Blackphone 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Blackphone 2 signed-up for device partitioning.
 
Facebook finishes 42 metre internet delivery drone 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Connecting the last 10 percent of the world's population.
 
US seeks to match Chinese supercomputing challenge 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants exaflops of computing power applied to exabytes of data.
 
Fujitsu to spend $12m upgrading Western Sydney data centre 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
More power to be tunnelled to site.
 
Amazon wants sky-high drone superhighway 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Pushes for 200ft airspace to be allocated to delivery fleet.
 
CSIRO to equip aircraft technicians with wearable tech 
Jul 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Signs licensing deal with TAE.
 
Apple shares tank after weak iPhone results 
Jul 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
China revenues soar.
 
Australian-first driverless car trial seeks to modernise road rules 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Autonomous Volvos to take to Adelaide expressway.
 
Cray to build Australia's biggest supercomputer 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
$77m for 'gamechanger' hardware.
 
Immigration signs new data centre deal with CDC 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will move onsite secondary facility into Fyshwick building.
 
Samsung Pay enters first public tests 
Jul 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Apple Pay rival lands in Korea.
 
Toshiba CEO may stand down over accounting irregularities 
Jul 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Profits reportedly overstated by up to $4.4 billion.
 
Modest IT ambitions round out Qld Labor's first budget 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Just over $25m sunk into police iPads.
 
Microsoft delays launch of $20k Surface Hub 
By Steven Kiernan | Jul 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Still taking pre-orders.
 
AusPost hands end-user computing to Fujitsu 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Contract finally signed after months of negotiation.
 
Facebook to build fifth data centre 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will be powered by adjacent wind farm.
 
Fujitsu launches low-cost managed Chromebook service for ANZ 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
VDI for traditional corporate Windows apps.
 
Tokyo's Haneda airport to deploy robots 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Qantas passengers may be among first to interact.
 
Australian Army tests out drones for surveillance 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wasp, Black Hornet join Shadow.
 
NEC nets $134m in NSW Transport win 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Contract signed.
 
TasWater deploys drones in $15m dam project 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
UAVs used in Ridgeway Dam upgrade.
 
Drivers to get real-time information on Sydney roads 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
State kicks off planning for 'smart motorways'.
 
Westpac signs PoS deal with Verifone 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Over 100,000 retail terminals to be deployed.
 
Advanced Micro Devices mulling breakup, spinoff 
Jun 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Could split servers from graphics, licensing.
 
Airservices seeks approval for $35m OneSky data centres 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
New computer rooms to support air traffic systems overhaul.
 
Drones to stop SA farmers being hounded by wild dogs 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
State government to fund trial.
 
SA funds tablets, body-worn cameras for police 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Copper cam on the chest of every officer.
 
Australian unis purge smartwatches from exams 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Two more add device to ban list.
 
NASA plans air traffic control system for drones 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
'New era of aviation' requires management systems for safety, privacy.
 
EasyJet to use drones for aircraft inspection 
Jun 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Plans expansion after first successful trial.
 
Digital Realty seeking to acquire Telx 
Jun 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
One of several bidders for in-demand company.
 
Sydney Uni launches Artemis supercomputer 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
1512 cores of HPC prowess.
 
CASA prepares to introduce new drone rules 
Jun 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Despite opposition from airports.
 
Intel to buy Altera for $22 billion 
Jun 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Chip maker's biggest-ever deal fuelled by data centres.
 
Westpac ponders next step in biometrics 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fingerprint success opens potential for new markets.
 
MacTel to sell Sydney data centre 
By Allie Coyne | May 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Intellicentre 2 to be offloaded after two years of operation.
 
Pawsey wins $21.6m funding  
By Penny Wolf | May 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Package extends to 2020-21.
 
Brisbane Port buys two new robot cranes 
By Allie Coyne | May 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Kalmar collection grows to 16.
 
Woodside picks IBM's Watson for data insights 
By Juha Saarinen | May 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
New service to help further collective experience and knowledge.
 
DHS moves into new CDC data centre 
By Paris Cowan | May 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Enters final stages of big rationalisation.
 
HP enterprise services told to cut $2bn over three years 
By Juha Saarinen | May 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Govt austerity programs blamed for cost cutting.
 
Qld Police to address ANPR data corruption with new deal 
By Paris Cowan | May 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Packet loss on the agenda as contract expires.
 
Defence awards $77m radio support contract 
By Brendon Foye | May 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Contractor Harris given additional work following rollout.
 
Qld Govt knocks back 3D-printed guns bill 
By Paris Cowan | May 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
No intention to revive lapsed PUP bill.
 
Melbourne Water sends drones into sewage 
By Ry Crozier | May 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Saving workers from slips and falls in sludge.
 
Spotless goes mobile to manage work orders 
By Ry Crozier | May 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
Facility services giant deploys mixed Android, iOS environment.
 
Motorola Mobility ordered to pay $12.8m in patent case 
May 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Loses battle on one out of four Fujifilm patents.
 
AWS trialling Tesla batteries in data centres 
By Juha Saarinen | May 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Part of renewable energy strategy.
 
Equinix to build fourth Sydney data centre 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will pour $121 million into 12,500 square metre facility.
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