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Union leaps to defend cut-weary workers.
Pawsey team aims to challenge the ambitions of Aussie science.
Blackberry launches 'Passport' smartphone 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Brings Blend client for iOS, Windows and Android into the mix.
 
Google to build $870m free-cooled Dutch data centre 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Netherlands shaping as a data centre hub.
 
Australia’s banks review the iPhone 6 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
ANZ, ING Direct and Westpac execs weigh in on NFC, TouchID and big screens.
 
UQ bio and nanotech dept builds a supercomputer 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Chooses Dell kit, focus on computational speed.
 
Apple sells 10 million iPhones in launch weekend 
By Soham Chatterjee | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
With or without China, the iPhone brand pulls big numbers.
 
LA's $1.5b iPads in schools experiment hits trouble 
Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Review uncovers late curriculum, probity concerns.
 
Qld Police not convinced by body worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy, resourcing hurdles for Brisbane 'robocops'.
 
Feather-light tablets to save American Airlines $710k  
Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Replacing heavy manuals reaps fuel dividend.
 
NEC wins Defence data centre migration work 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
As subcontractor to $800m Defence contract with Lockheed Martin.
 
Charity tweaks laptops to deliver insights on user habits 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Project aims to reveal the power of computing for the disadvantaged.
 
Apple unveils the Watch and larger iPhones  
New devices primed for NFC-enabled mobile payments service.
 
New York police to get body-worn cameras 
Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Following in the footsteps of NSW rollout.
 
SmartGates to be expanded into airport departures 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian airports to share 62 new terminals.
 
Ambos with iPads to the rescue in Queensland 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Paramedics to add a new tool to their kit in 2015.
 
Google tests drone delivery in country Queensland 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Secret response to Amazon's Prime Air.
 
Photos: SAP drops $60m on Victorian support facility 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Innovation and support centre promises 120 ICT jobs.
 
Samsung to launch smartwatch that can make calls 
Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Curved device doesn't require a connection to a smartphone.
 
Qld Health trials self-service kiosks for payroll 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Help for 60 percent of staff without a PC.
 
HP recalls six million power cords over fire hazard 
Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian users affected.
 
Will Nutanix be outflanked before reaching IPO? 
By Justin Warren | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
VMware muscles in on storage startup in hyper-converged infrastructure.
 
Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 batteries 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Some devices failing to charge.
 
Qantas, Virgin flyers to get uninterrupted mobile device use 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: New guidelines kick in from Tuesday.
 
NSW Government builds identity management hub 
By Allie Coyne, Steven Kiernan | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims for single sign-on for all NSW Government staff.
 
Why the Weather Bureau’s new supercomputer is a 'gamechanger' 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
IT transformation starts to reap results.
 
Photos: A tour of NSW Govt's Silverwater data centre 
By Paris Cowan, Steven Kiernan | Aug 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Inside Australia's greenest facility.
 
NSW Govt data centres on track to be Australia's greenest 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Assessment towards five-star NABERS rating starts today.
 
Photos: Inside UTS' underground robot library 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Robot cranes run the 13,000m³ facility.
 
Cisco to cut 6000 jobs as sales decline 
Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Third round of layoffs in as many years.
 
IBM unveils computer chip that emulates human brain 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Low power cognitive computing.
 
How Hyundai freed its workforce from the office 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
BI delivered to any device.
 
Finance to launch revised whole-of-govt hardware panel 
 
Photos: Unboxing the Magnus supercomputer 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pawsey's biggest beast slots into place.
 
Apple updates retina MacBook Pro range 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
More memory, faster processors, reduced price on high-end model.
 
Govt trial finds smart grids could save $28bn in electricity costs 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
But some technical issues will need to be addressed.
 
IBM, NEC picked for major NSW Transport deals 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Final contract negotiations begin.
 
UNSW robots win world football RoboCup 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Germany not as successful at non-human football.
 
Strong iPhone sales in China boost Apple profits 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Customers still buying despite new model coming.
 
Qld to roll out ID scanner network for pubs and clubs 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security still up in the air.
 
Next BlackBerry phone to sport Siri-like voice assistant  
By Allie Coyne | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Passport smartphone will debut 'Assistant'.
 
Could fingerprint scans replace Queensland’s Go Card? 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Smart card program expands to bike hire, taxis.
 
HCF harnesses user smartphones for claims processing 
By Penny Wolf | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Win-win for both members and the insurer's processing overheads.
 
Google, Novartis design smart contact lens 
Jul 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wearable technology project funded to fight diabetes.
 
Coles launches a mobile wallet 
Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Requires PayPass sticker; Coles credit card; Android or iOS app.
 
NSW Transport gives Tangara trains new life 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will be around an extra ten years.
 
Amazon drone delivery ready for outdoor testing 
Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Seeks permission from regulators.
 
Photos: Innovation sprouts up among the lettuces 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Inside the 21st Century farms managed from a smartphone.
 
Cray to build supercomputer for US nuclear program 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Trinity to hit 30 petaflop/s.
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