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Telcos could charge individuals to access their own metadata 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
PJCIS calls for equal access for citizens.
 
PJCIS pushes for mandatory data breach notification 
 
Labor backs controversial data retention bill 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Legislation likely to pass.
 
Amazon looks to 3D printing trucks 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Mobile manufacturing hubs get goods to buyers faster.
 
US to enforce net neutrality 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
New rules ban discrimination and charging for priority access.
 
BoQ takes $10m hit on Salesforce CRM 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Regulatory hurdles end cloud pilot.
 
Business case for billion-dollar ISIS overhaul handed to ministers 
 
Aussie researchers unveil world's first 3D-printed jet engine 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Monash Uni plans to commercialise product in three years.
 
NBN Co losses climb as rollout steps up 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Broadly on track to meet fiscal year targets.
 
Chinese govt blocks sales from tech giants 
By Paul Carsten | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Acccused of using spying concerns as cover for industry protectionism.
 
Google introduces Android for Work 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Phones to get 'split personality'.
 
Apple loses $675m iTunes patent suit 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Promises to appeal ruling.
 
Gemalto confirms spy agency network intrusion 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
But says SIM encryption keys not taken.
 
AusPost not threatened by eBay, Woolies match-up 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Hopes for ecommerce boost amid revenue woes.
 
iiNet, DBC face three-week wait for piracy ruling 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Battle over draft code, copyright ownership.
 
Melbourne IT spends $15m to buy UberGlobal 
By William Maher | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Adds 70,000 customers as part of deal.
 
Defence satellite upgrade added to trouble list 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Comms enhancement five years behind schedule.
 
Morrison backs billion-dollar Centrelink systems overhaul 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Major welfare review finds ISIS replacement critical to planned reforms.
 
FBI offers $3.8m reward for GameOver Zeus mastermind 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Largest ever bounty for alleged cyber criminal.
 
Anthem hack fallout expands to non-customers 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Nearly 19 million more potential victims of data theft.
 
Deutsche Bank outsources to HP in multi billion dollar deal 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Ten-year infrastructure deal inked.
 
Toll Group to go Google 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Poaches Woolworths project manager.
 
LinkedIn settles with users over massive password leak 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Class-action against networking site succeeds.
 
Grant Taylor resigns as Kathmandu CIO 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Takes on new adventure as big boss of homewares chain.
 
Veteran Village Roadshow CIO resigns 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Ends 17-year career with media giant.
 
NSA chief says spyware program is 'lawful' 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Won't comment on specifics.
 
Volvo readies driverless cars for public roads 
 
Gemalto claims SIM cards are still secure 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
As Japanese telco launches its own investigation into hacking claims.
 
Deadlock: Cost still the problem for piracy scheme 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
ISPs, rights holders in repeat of 2012 stalemate.
 
Apple to spend billions on two new Euro data centres 
 
Google forges mobile payments deal with US telcos 
 
Late metrics reveal Canberra’s IT spending dive 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Total outlay dropped by $661 million.
 
Finance industry watchdog wants new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
APRA kicks off recruitment drive.
 
Telstra to build 22 new WA mobile towers 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
State govt announces $45m program.
 
NSW Police buys 500 Samsung Galaxy smartphones 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Trials progress to expanded rollout.
 
NBN Co signs $400m HFC deal with Arris 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Faster speeds promised.
 
Italian privacy regulators to probe Google's US HQ 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Investigates compliance with European law.
 
BlackShades co-creator pleads guilty in US court 
By Tony Morbin | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Faces up to seven years jail for selling remote access tool.
 
Lenovo backtracks, issues Superfish security alert 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
US delivers official warning about traffic intercepting adware.
 
ISPs agree to graduated warnings for pirates 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Draft copyright infringement code published.
 
US, UK spy agencies raid Gemalto SIM encryption keys 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
"Game over for cellular encryption".
 
Telstra CEO David Thodey to retire 
Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Replacement announced.
 
Pilgrim to audit 21 Australian privacy policies 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Privacy commissioner shifts focus to compliance.
 
Unpatched Cisco ASA firewalls targeted by hackers 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Attack makes permanent changes.
 
Lenovo caught pre-installing adware on laptops 
By Doug Drinkwater | Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Superfish hijacks TLS/SSL encryption.
 
Supernap's $1bn bet on Reno 
Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Nevada facility larger than all Australia's co-lo combined.
 
Apple poaching auto engineers to build battery division 
Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Battery developer files lawsuit.
 
TPG puts FTTB plan back on sale 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Offers $70 monthly bundle.
 
Uni IT manager claims credit card debt drove him to fraud 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
“Really, really sorry” for alleged $114k invoice scam.
 
How News Corp's CIO tackled skills in his race to the cloud  
By Allie Coyne | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
What to do when your team’s talents are no longer needed.
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