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AGD slammed for secrecy on data retention costs 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Data retention committee angry at being kept in the dark.
 
Qld Police to expand number plate recognition 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
On the hunt for a managed solution.
 
SA govt stands firm against offshore data hosting 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Kicks off statewide cloud panel.
 
No rules for data destruction in retention scheme 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Optus echoes spy watchdog concerns.
 
Tech vendors hit back at new Chinese trade rules 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Business lobby groups urge Beijing to postpone new policy.
 
Microsoft Outlook debuts on iPhone, iPad 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
And Office arrives for free on Android tablets.
 
Qld Labor commits to body-worn cameras for police 
 
VMware and Google in enterprise public cloud tie-up 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
vCloud Air gets Google Cloud Platform service access.
 
Vodafone labels ACMA data request report "inaccurate" 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
AGD figures should be used instead.
 
Qantas to offer virtual reality headsets in first class 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Samsung Gear VR on A380 flights, first class lounges.
 
Foxconn wants to replace workers with robots 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Jobs rationalisation for Apple manufacturer.
 
Telstra refuses to disclose cost of data retention 
 
Amazon launches Office 365 rival WorkMail 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
[Updated] Hosted email zeroes in on security.
 
NSW Trade & Investment sends DR to AWS 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Inks infrastructure-as-a-service deal with ASG Group.
 
Flash takes backseat as YouTube moves to HTML5 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Tech advances let online video giant move forward.
 
Serious vulnerability discovered in 'secure' Blackphone 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Silent Circle scrambles to fix full-compromise flaw in device.
 
Linux distros quickly patch critical 'Ghost' vulnerability 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Big bad buffer overflow discovered.
 
The Iconic shifts website to AWS 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Capacity issues force move off static hosting.
 
Adobe issues second emergency patch for exploited zero-day 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
CVE-2015-0311 used to spread ransomware, researcher said.
 
Running an IT shop in a combat zone 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Meet Australia’s IT boots on the ground in the Middle East.
 
QWERTY keylogger linked to Regin malware 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Government developers thought to be behind both APTs.
 
Apple fixes wi-fi issues, zero-days in OS X 10.10.2 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Includes multiple hardware driver and security patches.
 
Google can't 'safely' patch WebView 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Details why it won't address hole in old system component.
 
Technology leaders recognised in Australia Day honours 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner awarded public service medal.
 
NewSat defaults on $26m in overdue Lockheed payments 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Jabiru-1 satellite build hits further hurdles.
 
Pilgrim pushes for data retention breach notices 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Telcos have bad data security track record, Privacy Commissioner says.
 
IBM denies plans to cut 112k jobs 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
But admits to further restructuring.
 
Shrinking IPv4 address pools hinder internet growth 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Cost of old-style addresses expected to rise in 2015.
 
Apple's Aussie tax bill swells after profits triple 
By Steven Kiernan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Pre-tax earnings jump 184 percent.
 
Turnbull’s dept snags digital delivery from Finance 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Customer service tech finds a new home in Canberra.
 
Google outs three Apple zero-day vulnerabilities  
By Allie Coyne | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Lets loose after 90-day grace period.
 
Aussie study aims to capture true value of public wi-fi 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will a toned-down NBN force local communities to innovate?
 
No Windows 10 for Surface RT devices 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Microsoft plans crippled update for Windows RT.
 
Amazon to buy Israeli start-up chipmaker 
Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Annapurna Labs taken over for up to $462m.
 
Barrett Brown handed 63 months in prison 
By Adam Greenberg | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Claims US govt still motivated by hyperlinking charge.
 
CrimTrac outsources IT management in $21m deal 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Sensitive systems to be overseen by Datacom.
 
SA govt finalises $525m telco panel 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Three-year market testing returns deal to same six suppliers.
 
Adobe issues fresh patches for Flash Player 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Latest zero-day under investigation.
 
Optus, Telstra urge Govt to commit to paying cost of data retention 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Critics of scheme come out in droves.
 
Service NSW to build whole-of-govt payments platform 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Continues to consolidate state's back-office tech.
 
eBay to cut 2400 jobs, explore sale of enterprise unit 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prepares to spin off PayPal.
 
Zero-day Adobe Flash Player flaw discovered 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Spotted in popular exploit kit used by attackers.
 
Oracle releases 169-fix critical patch update 
By Ashley Carman | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
"Flabbergasting" flaw fixed in E-Business Suite.
 
Microsoft debuts holographic computing with Windows 10 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Offers one set of code for all devices on new OS.
 
Nearly all US arms programs found vulnerable to cyber attack 
Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Report highlights infosec holes.
 
Melbourne IT services struggle under major firewall issue 
 
Auditor says hackers could cause trouble on NSW roads 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Roads and Maritime refutes vulnerability claims.
 
Port of Melbourne automation project scooped by Finnish giant 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Over $77m worth of equipment and IT.
 
ATO investigates 25 tech giants in tax hunt 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prepared to take tax evaders to court.
 
Hacker reveals stolen Aussie Travel Cover data is corrupted 
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