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iiNet's Matthew Toohey is trialling IBM's Watson...between preparing for an acquisition and making sure Netflix doesn't swamp the netwowk.
To assist in crime scenes.
Empired to support 170 apps.
Interpol wants more biometric data on Australians 
By Paris Cowan | 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Minister happy to share, but is bureaucracy getting in the way?
 
MacTel to sell Sydney data centre 
By Allie Coyne | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Intellicentre 2 to be offloaded after two years of operation.
 
White House backs Oracle in Google code fight 
19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Should Java be copyrighted?
 
Woolworths to become Telstra MVNO 
By Allie Coyne | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Pair sign wholesale partnership.
 
Text bug crashes iPhones, Apple Watch 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day ago | Comment Now 
Apple working on fix for Unicode parsing vulnerability.
 
Queen gives 'Snooper's Charter' law royal approval 
By Doug Drinkwater | 1 day ago | Comment Now 
Britain to expand online monitoring and data retention laws.
 
How Suncorp is using data to prevent churn, predict claims 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Core banking overhaul “smack on schedule”.
 
Aussie Silk Road staffer avoids further jail time 
1 day 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Verdict arrives three days before Ulbricht's sentencing.
 
NBN on track to reach million premises milestone 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Losses climb as rollout grows.
 
Pawsey wins $21.6m funding  
By Penny Wolf | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Package extends to 2020-21.
 
NewSat's Lockheed Martin satellite contract cancelled 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
No certainty as to refinancing for struggling company.
 
EMC buys enterprise cloud company Virtustream for $1.6bn 
1 day 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Looks outside of data storage.
 
Immigration to pre-screen passengers leaving Aussie airports 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Legislation expands scope of data demanded from airlines.
 
Microsoft furthers Android, iOS integration push in Win10 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Cross-platform extend and embrace strategy in full swing.
 
NAB completes Oracle customer master rollout 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Single customer view rolled out to 4500 bankers.
 
Plane hacking case points to deeper cyber issues 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Shifting the focus from physical to cyber security.
 
Data matching to help Immigration catch fake visa couples 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Analysis against Centrelink records to fish out suspected fraud.
 
Brisbane Port buys two new robot cranes 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Kalmar collection grows to 16.
 
Why food could be the future of the internet of things 
By Ry Crozier | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Networking ready-meals and rice fields.
 
Charter nears $70bn Time Warner Cable takeover 
 
ING Direct puts account balance on iPhone home screen 
 
MasterCard, Target data breach settlement scrapped 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Falls through after banks refuse to sign up.
 
Woodside picks IBM's Watson for data insights 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
New service to help further collective experience and knowledge.
 
DHS moves into new CDC data centre 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Enters final stages of big rationalisation.
 
System glitch prevents Aussies from voting in Eurovision 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
MNET system brings up error messages.
 
HP enterprise services told to cut $2bn over three years 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Govt austerity programs blamed for cost cutting.
 
Qld Police to address ANPR data corruption with new deal 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Packet loss on the agenda as contract expires.
 
CSIRO opens 3D printing lab 
By Brendon Foye | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Aimed at lowering barrier to entry for Australian companies.
 
Woolworths hires first-ever CISO 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
KPMG exec to head IT security ranks.
 
Government to overhaul spectrum regulation 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants streamlined, simpler processes in place by next year.
 
Aussie police back national facial recognition database 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
State, federal law enforcement agree on plan to tackle organised crime.
 
Defence awards $77m radio support contract 
By Brendon Foye | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Contractor Harris given additional work following rollout.
 
Qld Health aims to be off XP in 12 months 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
New CTO laments "worst piece of kit" in state hospitals.
 
Australia spared the worst of rise in web attacks: Akamai 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Report paints bleak picture of increasingly hostile internet.
 
Millions of Android phones don't completely wipe data 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Flawed factory reset leaves data accessible.
 
Five Eyes spies sought to subvert Google, Samsung app stores 
By Juha Saarinen | May 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Attempted to plant malware, spread misinformation.
 
Apple iCloud suffers widespread outages overnight 
By Juha Saarinen | May 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Multiple services go down.
 
Dallas Buyers Club will chase other ISP customers over piracy 
By Allie Coyne | May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Gets two weeks to submit letters to court.
 
US aims to limit zero-day sales to Five Eyes 
May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Would treat unknown software vulnerabilities as weapons.
 
Communications moves data centre offsite in $18m deal 
By Brendon Foye | May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Signs infrastructure-as-a-service deal with ASG.
 
NetApp to cut 500 jobs 
May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Lower OEM sales hurt bottom line.
 
LogJam leaves browsers vulnerable to MiTM attack 
By Doug Drinkwater | May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tens of thousands of web services affected.
 
Apple, Android app makers not swayed by mobile Windows 10 
May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Too much effort for little gain.
 
Telstra reveals large-scale security breach at Pacnet 
By Allie Coyne | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Unknown attackers used SQL injection to gain access to corporate network.
 
Defence laws threaten to shut down Aussie encryption 
By Daniel Mathews | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Poorly drafted trade controls cast the net too wide.
 
Corruption inquiry hears of Ultranet’s chequered beginnings 
By Paris Cowan | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Manager raised concerns about $1m Oracle contribution.
 
Tech giants urge Obama to rule out backdoors 
By Allie Coyne | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Policy would weaken infosec and undermine human rights.
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