Technology

All-share merger to create new listed entity.
Emergency comms must keep up with expectations.
Staff forced to manually generate advice.
‘Frankenstein’ robots merge rat brain, human eye at QUT 
By Allie Coyne | 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Researchers aim to create better navigation software.
 
Facebook open sources McRouter tool 
By Juha Saarinen | 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Handles close to five billion requests at Facebook.
 
Govts pressure Google for more user data 
By Allie Coyne | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Australian requests dip slightly.
 
Microsoft forks out $2.8bn for Minecraft maker Mojang 
22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Attempt to lure users to mobile OS.
 
Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work 
22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Will track blood sugar, pressure levels.
 
Extreme upgrade pain for XtremIO customers 
By Justin Warren | 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Requires a full wipe.
 
Economists: Consumers will suffer under copyright crackdown 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Costs of piracy scheme will be passed on to buyers.
 
Snowden accuses NZ PM of lying about mass surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Five days out from national election.
 
Qld MPs push for faster NBN rollout to remote areas 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Poor internet connections block telehealth benefits.
 
US govt threatened huge fines to make Yahoo release user data 
 
Canberra Data Centres goes national 
By Brett Winterford | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Takes up space with Digital Realty.
 
NSW Police named as FinFisher spyware user 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Wikileaks values license at $2.6 million.
 
Five zero-cost ways to improve MySQL performance 
By Darren Yates | 1 day 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
How to easily boost MySQL throughput by up to 5x.
 
Google offers $100k to tech start-ups 
By Steven Kiernan | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Aims to get new data centre users on board.
 
NBN Co targets unserviceable premises in Tasmania 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Also renews $183 million Silcar contract.
 
NBN Co offers incentives for battery-free fibre connections 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
In spite of warnings about power-cut risks.
 
Ergas hints at reining in the ACCC 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Telecommunications industry lacking regulatory centre.
 
Wordpress resets logins after Gmail credentials leak 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
600,000 Wordpress accounts found in dump.
 
Morrow: FTTB threatens rural broadband  
By Andrew Colley | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Large scale FTTB will "dramatically change" NBN economics.
 
Union hits out at proposed offshoring of ATO test & dev 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Tax Office insists no financial data will be stored overseas.
 
BlackBerry buys multi-number phone capability 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Acquires UK start up Movirtu.
 
Optus crowns new CEO 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
SingTel exec to lead Aussie operations; O'Sullivan to become part-time chair.
 
HP buys hybrid cloud startup Eucalyptus  
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Bets both ways on Amazon Web Services and OpenStack.
 
The big winners from Defence’s back-office IT refresh 
By Brett Winterford | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: The full list of subcontractors.
 
Researcher uncovers timing attack to decloak Google users 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
But web giant isn't interested in remediating it.
 
Telstra expands 700 MHz LTE network 
By Stuart Corner | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
To make 4G available to 90 percent of Australians.
 
Feather-light tablets to save American Airlines $710k  
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Replacing heavy manuals reaps fuel dividend.
 
NSW FACS to move its SAP back office into the cloud 
By Penny Wolf | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
CIO Tim Hume prepares for community sector reform.
 
Turnbull seeks wholesale access from all FTTB carriers 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Looks to contain telco market ‘instability’ caused by ACCC ruling.
 
Microsoft drops dangerous ASP.NET setting 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Change in advice could affect web applications.
 
Millions of Gmail user credentials posted on web 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Passwords may be from more than one source.
 
NEC wins Defence data centre migration work 
By Brett Winterford | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
As subcontractor to $800m Defence contract with Lockheed Martin.
 
Charity tweaks laptops to deliver insights on user habits 
By Penny Wolf | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Project aims to reveal the power of computing for the disadvantaged.
 
Tax office on the hunt for new infosec chief 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
To contribute to 'technology transformation'.
 
Why wait for next generation wi-fi? 
By Stuart Corner | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Schools and universities split on when to upgrade.
 
Apple unveils the Watch and larger iPhones  
New devices primed for NFC-enabled mobile payments service.
 
Foxtel urges government to force the hand of ISPs  
By Andrew Colley | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Insists ISPs must bear the costs of cracking down on online piracy.
 
BlackPOS malware confirmed in Home Depot US hack  
Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Repeat offender from Target US breach.
 
Hackers claim access to Bitcoin founder's email account 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Used to post abusive forum messages.
 
Twitter introduces a 'buy' button to tweets 
By Supantha Mukherjee | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stripe to process Twitter's e-commerce payments.
 
Salesforce customers targeted by malware 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dyreza Trojan spreading.
 
Domain to release Tinder-style property app  
By Penny Wolf | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Developed during three day offsite.
 
Feds propose strict security controls for ICT suppliers 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Extra checks to address data breaches.
 
US telco linked with Rackspace sale 
Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
CenturyLink tapped as potential owner.
 
Hopes for industry-led piracy scheme fade 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
iiNet remains resistant to graduated response.
 
Infected Linux servers give DDoS attacks some oomph  
 
Apple strengthens iCloud in light of privacy breaches 
Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
CEO admits security could be stronger.
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