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Myer trials ‘The Hub’ in-store omni-channel centre 
 
Microsoft confirms Australian Azure launch 
By Allie Coyne | 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Available from next week.
 
IBM offloads chip unit 
13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Reports revenue drop of four percent.
 
Govt grant buys Victorian supercomputer two more years 
By Paris Cowan | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
As original VLSCI funding dries up.
 
Unsecure police radios at centre of Victorian election battle 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Will $10 million be enough to do the job?
 
Apple unveils new iPads, 5K display iMac and Mac Minis 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Highest resolution screen so far.
 
HP, VMware combine to push AirWatch enterprise mobility 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Toe to toe with Microsoft, IBM and Apple.
 
Senate inquiry hears calls for crackdown on 3D printed guns 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Victoria Police warns of 'significant risk' to police, citizens.
 
SA Police gets $1.5m for 350 more smartphones 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Red tape review to clear path to 'paperless policing'.
 
Southern Cross Uni signs Huawei for high-speed makeover 
 
Cisco sinks $18 million into Chinese cloud 
Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Enters joint venture with local electronics supplier TCL.
 
Belkin server outage takes routers offline 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aussies affected when hardcoded heartbeat stops.
 
Samsung expects massive profit plunge for third quarter 
Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Three-year low forecast as Galaxies lose ground to iPhones.
 
CommBank discovers security issues with NBN-connected ATMs 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
New CIO responds to migration inquiry.
 
Ireland's Apple tax treatment may breach EU laws 
By Tom Bergin, Julia Fioretti | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Competition watchdog puts partnership on notice.
 
BlackBerry cuts loss, sales rise 
Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Shares jump.
 
AusPost weighs up outsourcing end user IT 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Union leaps to defend cut-weary workers.
 
Magnus supercomputer offered up to 'Petascale pioneers' 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pawsey team aims to challenge the ambitions of Aussie science.
 
Blackberry launches 'Passport' smartphone 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Brings Blend client for iOS, Windows and Android into the mix.
 
Google to build $870m free-cooled Dutch data centre 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Netherlands shaping as a data centre hub.
 
UQ bio and nanotech dept builds a supercomputer 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Chooses Dell kit, focus on computational speed.
 
Apple sells 10 million iPhones in launch weekend 
By Soham Chatterjee | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
With or without China, the iPhone brand pulls big numbers.
 
LA's $1.5b iPads in schools experiment hits trouble 
Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Review uncovers late curriculum, probity concerns.
 
Qld Police not convinced by body worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy, resourcing hurdles for Brisbane 'robocops'.
 
Feather-light tablets to save American Airlines $710k  
Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Replacing heavy manuals reaps fuel dividend.
 
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.
 
Apple unveils the Watch and larger iPhones  
New devices primed for NFC-enabled mobile payments service.
 
New York police to get body-worn cameras 
Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Following in the footsteps of NSW rollout.
 
SmartGates to be expanded into airport departures 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian airports to share 62 new terminals.
 
Ambos with iPads to the rescue in Queensland 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Paramedics to add a new tool to their kit in 2015.
 
Google tests drone delivery in country Queensland 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Secret response to Amazon's Prime Air.
 
Samsung to launch smartwatch that can make calls 
Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Curved device doesn't require a connection to a smartphone.
 
Qld Health trials self-service kiosks for payroll 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Help for 60 percent of staff without a PC.
 
HP recalls six million power cords over fire hazard 
Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian users affected.
 
Will Nutanix be outflanked before reaching IPO? 
By Justin Warren | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
VMware muscles in on storage startup in hyper-converged infrastructure.
 
Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 batteries 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Some devices failing to charge.
 
Qantas, Virgin flyers to get uninterrupted mobile device use 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: New guidelines kick in from Tuesday.
 
NSW Government builds identity management hub 
By Allie Coyne, Steven Kiernan | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims for single sign-on for all NSW Government staff.
 
Why the Weather Bureau’s new supercomputer is a 'gamechanger' 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
IT transformation starts to reap results.
 
NSW Govt data centres on track to be Australia's greenest 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Assessment towards five-star NABERS rating starts today.
 
Cisco to cut 6000 jobs as sales decline 
Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Third round of layoffs in as many years.
 
IBM unveils computer chip that emulates human brain 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Low power cognitive computing.
 
How Hyundai freed its workforce from the office 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
BI delivered to any device.
 
Finance to launch revised whole-of-govt hardware panel 
 
Apple updates retina MacBook Pro range 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
More memory, faster processors, reduced price on high-end model.
 
Govt trial finds smart grids could save $28bn in electricity costs 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
But some technical issues will need to be addressed.
 
IBM, NEC picked for major NSW Transport deals 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Final contract negotiations begin.
 
UNSW robots win world football RoboCup 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Germany not as successful at non-human football.
 
Strong iPhone sales in China boost Apple profits 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Customers still buying despite new model coming.
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