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Telstra sees red over expanded wholesale regulation 
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IBM revenue hits five-year low 
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Hardware income down 23 percent.
 
WA spends $17m on real-time bus tracking 
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Travel data to improve efficiency of bus fleet.
 
First 'Heartbleed' attacker charged 
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Mounties nab tax data thief.
 
New CEO Nadella pushes data culture at Microsoft 
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Steers company from Ballmer's approach.
 
Microsoft to no longer support Windows 8.1, Server 2012 R2 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
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LaCie's online payment system breached 
By Ashley Carman | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Customer details exposed for almost a year.
 
TPG fined for triple zero failure 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Error could have cost a life, Judge says.
 
NBN Co boss suggests levy for TPG 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Company reports $1.1 billion loss.
 
Rio Tinto grows driverless truck fleet 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Sets new record in tonnes moved.
 
VMware late to Heartbleed patch party 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
25 products affected.
 
Dream team to take UltraServe beyond Aussie shores 
 
US retailers agree to share cyber threat data 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Result of Target attack.
 
Google to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace 
 
Google owns up to email scanning in terms of service 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Targets advertising to users.
 
Dropbox to open Sydney office 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
No plans for local data centre.
 
Heartbleed used to steal Canadian taxpayer data 
 
Energy rating stickers proposed for servers, storage 
By Brett Winterford | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Report recommends NABERS for data centres be mandated.
 
Expansion of mass FBI biometrics database raises concerns 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Facial recognition of innocent people.
 
NBN Co drops speed guarantees for FTTN service 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: No responsibility taken for line speeds.
 
Westpac NZ tests fingerprint scanning for mobile app 
 
Boffins pop Google production server 
By Darren Pauli | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Google replies with meme, funds road trip.
 
NBN Co downgrades FTTP rollout 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Fibre to the home revised down 2 percent.
 
Bot masters in cut-throat DDoS fight 
By Darren Pauli | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
DDoS reaches 300,000 connections a minute.
 
NSA denies exploiting 'Heartbleed' bug 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Claims no knowledge of vulnerability before this month.
 
Heartbleed redux: Private SSL keys, routers, clients exposed 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Just when you thought it couldn't get worse.
 
Govt plots national IT security policy 
 
ACCC subscriber email addresses exposed 
By Darren Pauli | Apr 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security researcher reports breach.
 
TPG reveals NBN plans 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Company continues building out FTTB.
 
Google Glass to go on sale to the public 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australians miss out.
 
Bechtel brings RFID to Curtis Island gas projects 
Apr 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Materials management on massive scale.
 
US urges businesses to share cyber threat data 
Apr 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not in breach of collusion laws, officials advise.
 
Amazon brings virtual desktops to Australia 
By Brett Winterford | Apr 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Service will be live from Sydney by end of June.
 
Google rolls out continual app security scan for Android 
 
BlackBerry may consider exiting handsets 
 
Morrow ditches three top NBN execs 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Organisation restructure to address five 'critical' issues.
 
Dropbox unveils Microsoft Office collaboration tools 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Push to win more enterprise customers.
 
Aussie big business exposed to dangerous 'heartbleed' hole 
By Darren Pauli | Apr 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Patching the bug is just the start.
 
Qld govt to move up to 149k staff onto Office 365 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australia's largest deployment, outside of the universities.
 
Rio Tinto's BI strategy, as leaked by Microsoft 
Apr 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wipro builds SQL-based data warehouse.
 
HP pays $115 million to settle US corruption probes 
Apr 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bribed foreign governments for contracts, SEC says.
 
British spies' comms interception cleared by watchdog 
 
NAB deploys Chaos Monkey to kill servers 24/7 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Engineers allowed full night's sleep.
 
Microsoft releases last fixes for Windows XP, Office 2003 
By Danielle Walker | Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
End of support for popular products.
 
Nokia wins Chinese approval for Microsoft mobile deal 
Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Joins other regulators to give green light.
 
Turnbull gives NBN Co green light to continue MTM build 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reveals 'coverage gap' for Sydney, Melbourne outskirts.
 
Banks call for end to regulatory burden on technology 
 
EU court rejects data retention scheme 
Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law 'interferes with fundamental rights'.
 
Admins scramble to plug giant OpenSSL security hole 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mass password and certificate changes required.
 
Vic Premier says 'greedy' telcos should improve city train coverage 
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