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Queensland Ambulance prepares to go mobile 
By Paris Cowan | 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Tablet app to enter production this year.
 
Popular Android apps inherit bugs from recycled code  
By Brett Winterford | 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Study reveals security concerns in top 50 list.
 
Govt proposes crackdown on ISPs over piracy 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants new legal powers for copyright industry.
 
NSW schools prepare for $10m OASIS library overhaul 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Will welcome 'Oliver' system.
 
Microsoft profit hurt by loss-making Nokia 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
But phone unit forecast to soon break even.
 
Minister puts future of $422m SA eHealth system in doubt 
 
SA Govt 'disappointed' with revenue system overhaul 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Treasury to finish RISTEC project without Fujitsu.
 
Yahoo to buy analytics startup Flurry 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
To bolster mobile ad business.
 
NAB backs payments startup Stripe 
By Brett Winterford | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Online payments provider launches in Australia.
 
Customs to pilot new border clearance system 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Automated, biometric future for travellers.
 
Tumult pushes Businesslink into the cloud 
By Penny Wolf | Jul 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
NDIS reform, FACS merger make flexibility crucial.
 
CrimTrac to outsource IT management 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says security of crime records, biometrics not a concern.
 
Vatican entangled in HP, Autonomy stoush 
Jul 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dispute sheds light on HP case in troubled deal.
 
NSW Opal card suffers system, website crashes 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Connectivity issues lock users out of accounts.
 
Inside the bake of Domino’s ‘Pizza Mogul’ platform 
By Justin Warren | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Building gamification into a loyalty program.
 
DSITIA completes Office 365 rollout 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
But not without hiccups along the way.
 
Woolworths puts POS panic down to system glitch 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Groceries under $10 free.
 
Could fingerprint scans replace Queensland’s Go Card? 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Smart card program expands to bike hire, taxis.
 
Google builds elite hacker squad to hunt for bugs 
 
IT suppliers may need a license to serve traders 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Murray Report recommends large suppliers get an AFSL.
 
AEC refuses to reveal source code 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cites security fears in defying Senate order.
 
IBM and Apple target enterprise with iOS tie-up 
By Juha Saarinen, Brett Winterford | Jul 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Apple makes first major move into enterprise market.
 
ME Bank suffers post-upgrade processing glitch 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
One system issue follows another.
 
Ex-Oracle worker wins higher damages in sexual harassment case 
 
CrimTrac to tender for new biometrics system 
Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Moving beyond the fingerprint.
 
ME Bank struggles after weekend system upgrade 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Prepares for core banking overhaul.
 
Microsoft CEO hints at job cuts 
Jul 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Defers further detail until next week.
 
iiNet joins web giants to condemn secret TPP talks 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Service providers would be forced to act as ‘internet cops’.
 
Microsoft preps users for end of Windows 7 support 
 
NASA attaches Google phones to robots in space  
 
Box snags $160 million ahead of IPO 
Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Now valued at $2.6 billion.
 
Qantas checks in with cloud computing 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Impressed with results of public cloud bake-off.
 
Minister defends NZ's slow migration off XP 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But opposition slams waste of taxpayer money.
 
Oracle ends Java support for Windows XP 
By Penny Wolf | Jul 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users told to upgrade.
 
New Zealand Govt stuck on Windows XP 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Paying Microsoft millions for extended support.
 
Websites fight back against Google 'right to be forgotten' requests 
Jul 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Search giant reverses decision to delete Guardian links.
 
Android devices leak location data 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Other operating systems also affected by privacy hole.
 
Corrupt NSW Education IT contractor jailed 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
ICAC investigation goes all the way to Long Bay.
 
Google blocks leaked Goldman Sachs email 
Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Confidential data not accessed.
 
myGov struggles under tax return load 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Citizens locked out of lodgements.
 
Hostworks gives CSIRO analytics tools a second life 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Local hoster to take on Salesforce.com, Amazon.
 
Defence renews IBM contract for $264 million 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Awards another closed extension.
 
Ansell finds SAP ERP a better fit for Australia 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Abandons planned global Oracle rollout.
 
Software fault causes GM to recall thousands of SUVs 
Jun 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Transfer case could switch to neutral without prompt.
 
Finance advises on how to avoid ‘big brother’ effect  
By Paris Cowan | Jun 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commonwealth issues ethical guidelines for data analytics.
 
Cost to finish troubled VicRoads system leaps again 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
RandL completion estimated at nearly $300m.
 
Westpac swaps Blackberry for Android 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bank arms staff with tech arsenal.
 
ANZ launches 'Grow by ANZ' wealth app 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pursues cross-selling opportunities.
 
US charges two more in IBM insider trading case 
Jun 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Join Australian man as list of charged grows.
 
Exchange Online suffers large outage 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Antivirus scanning runs out of capacity.
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