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Big players announce govt-focused services.
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
Infosys execs ousted after Apple overbilling scandal 
 
RBS hit with $102m fine for IT failures 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Systems crash lands bank in regulatory hot water.
 
WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encryption 
By Ashley Carman | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Offers extra-strength security.
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
CSIRO chief joins Rio Tinto board 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Tech experience makes her 'great fit' for miner.
 
Tech start-ups battle it out for Westpac funding 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
House price prediction platform wins out.
 
Can technology save the ABC & SBS from deep cuts? 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Shared services, pay-per-view streaming on the table.
 
Lufthansa outsources IT to IBM for $1.4bn 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
IT infrastructure division shifted out.
 
NSW agencies urged to consider good privacy in customer service 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
State Privacy Commissioner talks up trust.
 
Veterans' Affairs forced to apologise over privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Pilgrim calls an end to three year dispute.
 
Why the Govt's $80k procurement threshold should be scrapped 
By John Hilvert | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Exemptions make a mockery of the rule.
 
US to boost military with robotics, 3D printing 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Technological edge waning, Hagel warns.
 
CSIRO staff angry at execs' failure to secure funding 
 
Photos: Angela Merkel tours NICTA 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Showcasing the best of Australian/German collaboration.
 
How technology will unify Toll 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
The systems headache formed through 15 years of acquisitions.
 
NSW Corrective Services uses data to calculate risk of re-offending 
 
Debunking the innovation myth 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Banks don’t need chief innovation, data or digital officers, says Westpac’s Dave Curran. They’ve just got to get on with the job.
 
SA Premier directs agencies to offer services online 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
"A modern public service should be paper-free".
 
WA’s housing department hunts for a new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants tech help to realise "ambitious vision".
 
Defence CIO wrestles with credibility  
By John Hilvert | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Keeping promises in one of Australia's biggest tech shops.
 
AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form.
 
Qld govt performance improving 'in spite of IT' 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Public sector reform chief calls efforts “spectacularly unsuccessful”.
 
States go into bat to save the OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding.
 
A banker meets a bitcoiner 
By David Gee | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former CIO David Gee meets Bitcoin guru Jason Williams.
 
How to pick a dodgy cop before they're even hired 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Victoria's corruption watchdog uses data to read the signs.
 
ANZ names new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
American Citibank exec joins as head of IT.
 
NAB tech team told to build now, mop up later 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Build of complete tech stack prioritised over customer migrations.
 
Raytheon acquires IT security firm for $490m 
Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Expands capabilities in analysis of complex, rich media intelligence data.
 
Tax Office CIO hands in his resignation 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bill Gibson moves on after 11 years.
 
Universities size up big data opportunity 
By Trevor Clarke | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
What is Australia's tertiary sector offering tomorrow's data scientists?
 
Amex replaces credit card numbers with digital tokens 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims to circumvent fraudsters.
 
ANZ equips ATMs with 'tap and pin' technology 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Makes long-trialled mobile wallet publicly available.
 
Vic DHS appoints analyst as new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hodgkinson returns to state government.
 
MasterCard, RBC test payment authentication by heartbeat 
Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wristband identifies cardiac rhythm for payment approval.
 
Original Apple to go under the hammer 
Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Computer sold by Jobs from family garage.
 
Culture: the one thing a bank can't buy 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Making the most of the digital opportunity requires companies to fundamentally disrupt the way they work.
 
Inside Barclays and CommBank's open source collaboration 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Using people power to drive down the costs of big data analytics.
 
Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
By Teri Robinson | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
CurrentC pilot users' emails accessed.
 
ATO shaves $4m off IT contractor panel 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reform cuts admin burden, introduces KPIs.
 
Victoria kicks off $80m eHealth spending spree 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Millions allocated in 2012 finally make it to hospitals.
 
Domino's appoints chief digital officer 
By Penny Wolf | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Newly created role sits on the board, side-by-side with the CIO.
 
Defacto Aus Govt CIO leaves after six months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rosemary Deininger to take on new Canberra role.
 
Govt proposes cyberbullying ‘naughty corner’ for web giants 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Legislative force to be reserved for repeat offenders.
 
CSIRO farewells CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Toll departs after seven years.
 
Sterrenberg takes lessons from CBA for Centrelink IT overhaul 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Human Services reveals the depths of its IT woes.
 
How Queensland Urban Utilities dealt with its workload explosion 
By Penny Wolf | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cloud-based portal eases the strain.
 
NSW Privacy Commissioner 'disappointed' by slow rate of progress 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Resourcing fails to grow despite agency pleading.
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Your bank
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
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