Oddware News & Opinions

Wife of accused Sydney Uni IT fraudster admits lying to ICAC 
 
Why Australia needs stronger protections for privacy 
By Norman Witzleb | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] It is time to catch up with the rest of the world.
 
Customs seizes $80k worth of unauthorised drones 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
WA manufacturer on good behaviour bond.
 
CSIRO drones tackle rainforest weeds 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
UAVs safer and more efficient than manned flights.
 
Tech giants launch Reset the Net project 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
'Encrypt everything'.
 
City of London bans data-snooping waste bins 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 13, 2013 | Comment Now 
Smells privacy row ahead.
 
Making the business case for Google Glass 
By Paul Wallbank | May 1, 2013 | Comment Now 
Opinion: Who will be the early adopters?
 
Post-MegaUpload Hollywood wants more blood 
By Liam Tung | Apr 2, 2012 | Comment Now 
For '41 billion page views'.
 
Microsoft co-founder Allen launches space project 
Dec 14, 2011 | Comment Now 
Could replace the Space Shuttle this decade.
 
iPod godfather builds new Nest in Silicon Valley 
By Alistair Barr | Oct 26, 2011 | Comment Now 
Unveils attractive thermostat.
 
Pirate Party win seats in German election 
By Liam Tung | Sep 19, 2011 | Comment Now 
Viable alternative for Germans.
 
Ex-WikiLeaks insider kills high value leaks 
By Liam Tung | Aug 23, 2011 | Comment Now 
Some US bank breathes a sigh of relief.
 
Pacific may hold key to 'rare earth' quandary 
 
WikiLeaks threatens to sue Visa, MasterCard    
By Liam Tung | Jul 4, 2011 | Comment Now 
Danish maritime court action planned in coming days.
 
Queensland hacker has Red Rooster revenge 
Jun 24, 2011 | Comment Now 
Attempts revenge by chicken.
 
Epic supercomputing projects revealed 
By Liz Tay | Jun 21, 2011 | Comment Now 
How would you use Pawsey's 87.2 TFlops?
 
ANU, Fujitsu partner on supercomputing software 
By Liz Tay | Jun 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
Three-year project targets tsunamis, nuclear fusion.
 
US anti-espionage show case shot down 
By Liam Tung | Jun 14, 2011 | Comment Now 
The difference between leaking and whistleblowing.
 
Defence troops to be powered by rubbish 
May 27, 2011 | Comment Now 
Develops waste-to-energy technology for deployed environment.
 
Comment: Australia needs 'Big Data' debate 
By Malcolm Crompton | May 20, 2011 | Comment Now 
Former Privacy Commissioner on privacy, censorship and economic gain.
 
'Pure science' key to CSIRO's wireless patent haul 
By Liz Tay | May 18, 2011 | Comment Now 
WLAN inventor questions lack of 'Australian Cisco'.
 
Speak up! Your phone is charging 
May 12, 2011 | Comment Now 
Prototype shows promise.
 
SKA bid wins $40.2m from Budget 
By Liz Tay | May 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
Provisions and cuts for Australian research.
 
Zuckerberg becomes first-home buyer 
By Liam Tung | May 9, 2011 | Comment Now 
Zuckerberg's historical home.
 
Australia confident of attracting $2 billion SKA 
By Liz Tay | May 6, 2011 | Comment Now 
Radioastronomy project could require $670m of ICT.
 
Scientists step closer to quantum computer chips 
By Liz Tay | Apr 28, 2011 | Comment Now 
CUDOS builds microscale on-chip qubit emitter.
 
.XXX top level domain goes live 
By Liam Tung | Apr 18, 2011 | Comment Now 
Against Government and adult industry wishes.
 
UNSW extends Smart Grids pilot 
By Liz Tay | Apr 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
Commercial offering expected in July.
 
Google offers scientists epic computing power 
By Tom Brewster | Apr 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
One billion computing hours.
 
iTnews celebrates winning 'Best Title' award 
Apr 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
Gold Lizzie triumph.
 
Granny takes down web in two countries 
By Stewart Mitchell | Apr 8, 2011 | Comment Now 
Your cable, my shovel.
 
Virgin dives deep for Google Earth, Maps data 
By Liz Tay | Apr 8, 2011 | Comment Now 
One-man submarine to map ocean floor.
 
Assange granted High Court appeal 
By Liam Tung | Apr 7, 2011 | Comment Now 
July 12 showdown.
 
Bionic Vision Australia receives prototype microchip 
 
Facebook's Zuckerberg wins residency dispute 
By Grant McCool | Mar 29, 2011 | Comment Now 
He lives in California, Judge rules.
 
Photos: Australian Navy buys $10m warship simulator 
 
Critics brand internet piracy report a 'translation' job 
By Liam Tung | Mar 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
After Attorney General quoted from it.
 
New hardware to enable a computational brain 
By Liz Tay | Mar 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
Supercomputer algorithms too expensive to run, neuroscientist claims.
 
Truck crash sprays US highway with printer ink 
Mar 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
Driver escapes injury.
 
UWA deploys refrigerator for quantum research  
By Liz Tay | Mar 10, 2011 | Comment Now 
Device enables experimentation near absolute zero temperature.
 
New 9/11 WTC chopper video leaked 
By Liam Tung | Mar 9, 2011 | Comment Now 
Cryptome takes back its mantle as the original whistleblowers' site from Wikileaks.
 
Google data centre team build medieval machine 
 
Brisbane 'hackers' advertise house party 
Feb 25, 2011 | Comment Now 
Teenager's Facebook account reportedly compromised.
 
Assange can be extradited to Sweden 
By Liam Tung | Feb 25, 2011 | Comment Now 
Wikileaks publisher's lawyer accused of attempting to mislead court.
 
South Park “open source” jihadist jailed 
By Liam Tung | Feb 25, 2011 | Comment Now 
Rage over the bear suit.
 
Catholics cannot confess by iPhone: Vatican 
Feb 10, 2011 | Comment Now 
No substitute for physical presence.
 
Man charged for hacking Super Bowl feed, inserting porn 
 
Convict passenger data released for data.gov.au 
 
CSIRO builds robotic 'receptionist' 
By Liz Tay | Feb 8, 2011 | Comment Now 
Doughnut-shaped blimp could guide guests through building.
 
Four in five Americans seek health advice online 
Feb 3, 2011 | Comment Now 
Strong support for eHealth investment.
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Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







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Your bank
  38%
 
Your insurance company
  3%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  7%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  20%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  5%
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