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Mandriva saved by CEO  
Jun 24, 2010 | Comment Now 
Bankruptcy avoided.
 
Adobe shows off Flash on Android tablet 
May 6, 2010 | Comment Now 
Flash just dead on the iPhone, iPad.
 
Apple admits iPad can't do wireless well 
Apr 8, 2010 | Comment Now 
Stand closer to the router.
 
Apple yet to upgrade Boot Camp for Windows 7 
Oct 26, 2009 | Comment Now 
To be released sometime "before the end of the year."
 
Researchers devise DoS attack filter 
Oct 2, 2009 | Comment Now 
Developing traffic authentication smarts.
 
Microsoft launches an open source foundation 
Sep 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
Codeplex is with us.
 
Blade server sales show resilience 
Sep 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
Plenty of demand in the data centre.
 
Debian accepts Mono applications 
Jul 3, 2009 | Comment Now 
Ignores Stallman's warning.
 
Russians clone Macs again 
May 26, 2009 | Comment Now 
A Russian start-up has started churning out cloned Macs in defiance of legal threats from Apple.
 
Windows 7 RC download crashes 
May 5, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft has managed a repeat performance of its January debacle when the Windows 7 beta public download crashed due to high demand.
 
Researchers make programming breakthrough 
Feb 27, 2009 | Comment Now 
Researchers have developed a software tool which makes the translation of code for global markets faster.
 
Opinion: Why national Internet filters are pointless 
Jan 22, 2009 | Comment Now 
It seems that the world plus dog is falling over itself to filter the World Wide Web in a desperate bid to protect children from things they can handle on their own.
 
Ipod back on Aussie Christmas lists 
Dec 9, 2008 | Comment Now 
After months of dropping off of Australians' shopping lists, the iPod is apparently back.
 
Google called a bandwidth hog 
Dec 9, 2008 | Comment Now 
Google has fought back at an accusation that it's an Internet bandwidth hog.
 
Fuel-cell powered devices getting closer to reality 
Dec 2, 2008 | Comment Now 
Fuel cell-powered gear is a step closer now that the US government has removed legislation that would have prevented the development.
 
Nokia to pull out of Japan 
Nov 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
The world's largest mobile maker has decided to pull out of the largest market on the planet.
 
 Google broke App Store rules 
Nov 27, 2008 | Comment Now 
Apple's Steve Jobs does not like people breaking Apple's rules and right now he is mightily miffed at the search engine Google which seem to have broken one of his commandments ...
 
Heroin hacker steals information on 59,000 workers 
Nov 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
American company Luxottica Retail, the former owner of the Things Remembered stores seemed to have forgotten to have the right amount of security on the company mainframe.
 
iPhone outclocked by MP3-playing sibling 
Nov 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
Apple's iPhone is being upstaged by the outfit's second generation Coldplaying Ipod.
 
China miffed at US hacker allegations  
Nov 25, 2008 | Comment Now 
China is furious that a US congressional report has accused it of developing sophisticated cyber warfare and militarising its space programme.
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Ghost clouds
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ACMA chair Chris Chapman says there is uncertainty over whether certain classes of cloud service providers are caught by regulations.
Was the Snowden leak inevitable?
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Privacy experts David Vaile (UNSW Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre) and Craig Scroggie (CEO, NextDC) claim they were not surprised by the Snowden leaks about the NSA's PRISM program.
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