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Google to build Android directly into cars 
16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Next version to be embedded.
 
Cost of NSW Education's LMBR to soar past $573m 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Agency to plead for more funds to finish troubled rollout.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
NAB takes new approach to software testing 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Opts for units over man hours.
 
Govt extends software depreciation to reap $420m 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Accounting changes to help budget bottom line.
 
Microsoft pulls buggy Win 7 update over critical errors 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Root cert patch causes issues with graphics drivers, Windows Defender.
 
Flights delayed after systems failure at UK control centre 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
NATS blames technical fault in flight data system.
 
NSW Board of Studies forced to fork out for system outage 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
HSC markers compensated for lost time.
 
Victoria to release real-time bus data  
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
March 2015 picked as tentative date for launch.
 
Microsoft yanks Exchange 2010 patch 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issues means Exchange not connecting with Outlook.
 
Inside BOQ’s new approach to end-user computing 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
New head office provides fertile ground for change.
 
Queensland’s mobile police shift away from HTML5 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Award-winning QLiTE app rewritten.
 
NSW Ambulance losing revenue from billing system issues: Auditor 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
eHealth NSW also chastised in new report.
 
CommBank processes PEXA's first property settlement 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims to replace legacy paper-based approach.
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
By Penny Wolf | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Whole-of-gov buying scheme on way.
 
Microsoft readies Aussie data centres for Office 365 
By Steven Kiernan | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney and Melbourne hosting by March.
 
South Australian IT projects run $90m over budget 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Report reveals that Cabinet considered dumping EPAS.
 
Cisco Systems sues Arista over patent infringement 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims rival copied its products.
 
WA govt uses spatial data to lure prospective miners 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
State's battle it out for dwinding resources revenue.
 
AFP seeks help to keep tabs on protest groups 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tracking of web activity to be outsourced.
 
Westpac offers fingerprint log-in for mobile banking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
St George's iPhone, Samsung project expands across bank.
 
Telstra to move biggest clients to new billing system 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Shifts off 15 year-old platform.
 
AWS offers bigger discounts for committed customers 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reserved instances now tiered by payment over usage.
 
Intel takes on Google with new smart eyewear deal 
Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Teams up with Glass partner Luxottica.
 
Defence puts next-generation desktop rollout to market 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
End-user computing deal to be signed mid-2015.
 
Apple Australia loses fight to have 'App Store' trademarked 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Federal Court rules in favour of Trademark office.
 
Royal Children’s Hospital to link hospital machines with eMR 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bedside devices to automatically update patient records.
 
Swift, Fiserv to build Australia’s new payments platform 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Real-time processing promised under 12-year deal.
 
Be wary of the EU's 'right to be forgotten' 
By Dan Jerker B. Svantesson | Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Case against Google sets a dangerous precedent.
 
SBS outsources playout ops to cloud content firm 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sends 58 workers to work at new provider.
 
IBM stands firm against Qld Govt's renewed legal push 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Documents to be served today.
 
Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates server farm to AWS.
 
EU lawmakers vote to break up Google 
Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Want level-playing field.
 
AMP, Vanguard to test digital financial product disclosures 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Team with ASIC for modernisation drive.
 
Are body measurements the next frontier in biometric ID? 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
More accurate than facial recognition, Adelaide researcher finds.
 
Qld Govt lawyers up for battle against IBM 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
First stirrings in dormant case.
 
Microsoft to pay China $160m for tax evasion 
Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Authorities tipped off by suspicious reported performance.
 
Aus Govt CTO readies cloud email, desktop services 
By John Hilvert | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Scoping study is in, approach to market coming.
 
Defence spends $50m to upgrade RAAF's air traffic systems 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
First step in long-running modernisation.
 
Google split put to European vote this week 
Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Underlines widespread concern amoung EU politicians.
 
Qld Transport to replace core registration system 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
State's biggest citizen info repository set for overhaul.
 
European Parliament proposes Google split 
Nov 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
 
SA Minister apologises for handling of rego systems outage 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Promises refunds for customers charged more than once.
 
Qld chopper rescue bases go high-tech 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sharing screen views between sites.
 
Mozilla dumps Google for Yahoo as default search 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
No single global default search engine for Firefox.
 
Microsoft issues urgent patch for critical Windows flaw 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bug allows attackers to become admins.
 
NSW Transport’s mammoth SAP overhaul hits delays 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
IT team forced to deal with team, scope changes.
 
Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pours funds into conservation effort.
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