Software

Moore's Law allows 10 percent reduction, Google claims.
Microsoft skips 9 for the "greatest enterprise platform ever".
Plans to go public before end of 2015.
Apple iOS 8 reset bug deletes iCloud Drive files 
 
Apple patches OS X against Shellshock flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Patches out for Mountain Lion and Lion.
 
ACMA to offer self-service portal for spectrum licensing 
By Andrew Colley | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Builds an API for mobile app developers.
 
WA teachers access student email with tweaked Office 365  
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Lack of independent oversight raises privacy ire.
 
Europe removes 'airplane mode' rule for in-flight mobile use 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Devices can remain in full operation.
 
Google hits back at News Corp over piracy claims 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Details response to public attack.
 
Finance floats whole-of-govt cloud email, desktop buying scheme 
 
Symantec names replacement for sacked CEO Bennett 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Interim boss permanently appointed.
 
Apple to release iOS 8.0.2 'in the next few days' 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Promised to include call drop-out, HealthKit fixes.
 
Inside the legalities of digital signatures 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
What is okay to e-sign in the eyes of the law?
 
BMC sues ServiceNow over 'wilful' patent infringement 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims rival used stolen IP to build business.
 
Domain does DevOps 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
And they’re doing it on .NET.
 
Australia’s banks review the iPhone 6 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
ANZ, ING Direct and Westpac execs weigh in on NFC, TouchID and big screens.
 
Telstra expands into digital signatures service 
 
Victoria looks to automate the dispatch of bushfire aircraft 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Seeks system to get firefighters in the air faster.
 
Microsoft shuts Silicon Valley R&D centre 
By Bill Rigby | Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Research hub falls victim to second round job cuts.
 
Defence eHealth project blows out by $77 million 
By John Hilvert | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Department stumbles at implementation hurdles.
 
Cloudflare launches open source keyless SSL 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crypto expert doubtful.
 
Google follows Apple to lock itself out of devices 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
But iPhone hacker warns data is not completely safe.
 
SAP buys cloud travel expense platform Concur 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Deal inked for $8.13 billion.
 
Oracle's Ellison steps aside 
Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Co-CEOs Catz and Hurd take over.
 
Apple patches security issues in OS X Mavericks 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Low-level OS component vulnerabilities plugged.
 
US Govt taking 'unnecessary risks' with Healthcare.gov 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
US watchdog finds website still vulnerable one year on.
 
Bug delays Apple's HealthKit availability on iOS 8 
By Christina Farr | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Apps temporarily pulled due to flaw.
 
Microsoft moves .NET code samples to GitHub 
 
Origin Energy completes troubled SAP transformation 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims to have beaten deadline and saved $100 million.
 
Micro Focus to buy Attachmate for $1.3bn 
Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
All-share merger to create new listed entity.
 
DHS works to fix aged care processing glitch 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Staff forced to manually generate advice.
 
‘Frankenstein’ robots merge rat brain, human eye at QUT 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Researchers aim to create better navigation software.
 
Facebook open sources McRouter tool 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Handles close to five billion requests at Facebook.
 
Microsoft forks out $2.8bn for Minecraft maker Mojang 
Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attempt to lure users to mobile OS.
 
Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work 
Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will track blood sugar, pressure levels.
 
Five zero-cost ways to improve MySQL performance 
By Darren Yates | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
How to easily boost MySQL throughput by up to 5x.
 
Google offers $100k to tech start-ups 
By Steven Kiernan | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims to get new data centre users on board.
 
Union hits out at proposed offshoring of ATO test & dev 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tax Office insists no financial data will be stored overseas.
 
BlackBerry buys multi-number phone capability 
Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Acquires UK start up Movirtu.
 
HP buys hybrid cloud startup Eucalyptus  
Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bets both ways on Amazon Web Services and OpenStack.
 
NSW FACS to move its SAP back office into the cloud 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
CIO Tim Hume prepares for community sector reform.
 
Microsoft drops dangerous ASP.NET setting 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Change in advice could affect web applications.
 
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.
 
Twitter introduces a 'buy' button to tweets 
By Supantha Mukherjee | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stripe to process Twitter's e-commerce payments.
 
Domain to release Tinder-style property app  
By Penny Wolf | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Developed during three day offsite.
 
LogMeIn acquires Meldium for $16m  
By Penny Wolf | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Adds cloud SSO to IT management portfolio.
 
Microsoft sued by Getty over Bing photo tool 
Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims copyright infringement allowed to run rampant.
 
Compuware sold to private equity firm 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Application performance firm to become a privately-held company.
 
Govt dumps controversial Labor offshore cloud policy 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Complaints lead to removal of double ministerial sign-off.
 
Microsoft given deadline to answer Chinese monopoly claims 
Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Regulator wants a response in 20 days.
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