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Google, Microsoft recruiting 6200 in talent war 
Apr 21, 2011 | Comment Now 
Will search tools be needed to sift through applications for a record number of jobs this quarter?
 
Opinion: Time for Google to bring us a trustworthy cloud 
Mar 4, 2011 | Comment Now 
Why is Google so bad at information security?
 
NBN critics misunderstand wireless: NetComm 
Feb 28, 2011 | Comment Now 
But optical fibre will outpace wireless for the foreseeable future.
 
Optus: Break NBN Co into baby telcos 
Feb 27, 2011 | Comment Now 
And CEO takes a swipe at iiNet No.2 claims.
 
Librarians rewrite the book on disaster recovery 
Jan 18, 2011 | Comment Now 
But four-fifths of Australia's IT workers are not so confident they could reboot after catastrophe.
 
Protest: 500 rally for Wikileaks 
Jan 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
Assange and Manning deserve whistleblower protection not vilification, supporters say.
 
Google drops H.264, promotes Theora, WebM 
Jan 13, 2011 | Comment Now 
Change to open-source video standards throws web and mobile developers a googly.
 
Greedy Aussies' appetite for broadband drives NBN forecasts 
Dec 20, 2010 | Comment Now 
But NBN Co will fix prices to ensure seven percent returns.
 
Cablegate: Aussie spies spooked by cyberwar 
Dec 16, 2010 | Comment Now 
Defence Signals Directorate unprepared for information era, Australian spooks told US.
 
Cablegate: Uzbek first daughter ran US telco out of town 
Dec 15, 2010 | Comment Now 
A woman scorned turned to her father, claimed US ambassador to Uzbekistan.
 
Hundreds flock to Wikileaks Sydney rally 
Dec 10, 2010 | Comment Now 
Julian Assange, Australian of the Year?
 
Immigration rolls out biometrics to stop visa fraud 
Dec 1, 2010 | Comment Now 
International network to root out identity criminals captures face and fingerprint signatures.
 
Cablegate: German criticisms of US data protection revealed 
Nov 29, 2010 | Comment Now 
Wikileaks data dump validates German privacy advocates' worst fears.
 
Streaming data threat to smart grid 
Nov 25, 2010 | Comment Now 
Cost savings to be balanced against potential risks.
 
Facebook backer doubles down on Australian investments 
Nov 23, 2010 | Comment Now 
Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel says OzForex set to ride global trade wave.
 
Energy Australia taps long-term evolution wireless 
Nov 23, 2010 | Comment Now 
Fourth-generation broadband smart grid trial supplied by Ericsson.
 
Google aims for Microsoft's heart 
Nov 19, 2010 | Comment Now 
Search giant touts enterprise platform as a viable alternative.
 
How utilities will profit from your data 
Nov 17, 2010 | Comment Now 
Information about what you do at home is the next gold seam for cash-strapped utilities.
 
Cloud, meet crowd 
Nov 4, 2010 | Comment Now 
There's a world of IT professionals out there ready to work for next to nothing.
 
Telstra snares gong for Top End broadband  
Oct 27, 2010 | Comment Now 
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