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Microsoft offers two-factor authentication in Windows 10 
By Allie Coyne | 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Single passwords too insecure.
 
EMC buys Cisco out of VCE 
21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Converged system partnership frays.
 
Google rethinks email service 
1 day ago | Comment Now 
Offers ‘Inbox’ to customers on request basis.
 
Microsoft discovers new Windows zero-day exploiting PowerPoint 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
All Windows versions affected except Server 2003.
 
Microsoft unveils Azure 'cloud in a box' 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Teams with Dell for hybrid solution.
 
Centrelink IT hindering welfare reform: Minister  
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Andrews puts $1b replacement on the 2015 budget agenda.
 
Microsoft confirms Australian Azure launch 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Available from next week.
 
SAP sales down on path to cloud 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Cloud services create a challenge for the balance sheet.
 
Unsecure police radios at centre of Victorian election battle 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Will $10 million be enough to do the job?
 
Qld finds cash for real-time public transport tracking 
 
Apple Pay to land with iOS 8.1 next week 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Formal arrival with first big update to new mobile OS.
 
Google releases Android 5.0 'Lollipop' 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Automatic encryption, performance boost.
 
SAP partners with IBM to accelerate HANA cloud 
By Penny Wolf, William Maher | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Available via SoftLayer DCs in Sydney, Melbourne.
 
Victorian triple-zero systems buckle under growing demand 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Auditor-General stresses the need for an urgent upgrade.
 
Accenture scores NZ tax office contract 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Part of billion dollar transformation program.
 
Cisco sinks $18 million into Chinese cloud 
Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Enters joint venture with local electronics supplier TCL.
 
ACCAN pushes for mobile app crackdown 
By Andrew Colley | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will work with states to monitor complaints.
 
Federal Govt locks in ‘cloud first’ stance 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Coalition cloud policy released.
 
Deakin University to use machine learning for student support 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
As ANZ Bank's Watson-powered insurance experiment goes live.
 
Samsung offers enterprise support for all devices, systems 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Targets Apple, IBM tie-up with new 'business partner' approach.
 
Twitter sues US Justice for right to disclose surveillance requests 
Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cites violation of First Amendment rights.
 
CommBank discovers security issues with NBN-connected ATMs 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
New CIO responds to migration inquiry.
 
Internet Explorer to support new HTTP/2 protocol in Win10 
 
Google cuts all Compute Engine prices 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Moore's Law allows 10 percent reduction, Google claims.
 
Business-focused Windows 10 brings back the Start menu 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Microsoft skips 9 for the "greatest enterprise platform ever".
 
Ingogo IPO on track with $9.1m funding injection 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Plans to go public before end of 2015.
 
Apple iOS 8 reset bug deletes iCloud Drive files 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
iCloud service goes down.
 
Apple patches OS X against Shellshock flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Patches out for Mountain Lion and Lion.
 
ACMA to offer self-service portal for spectrum licensing 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Builds an API for mobile app developers.
 
WA teachers access student email with tweaked Office 365  
By Paris Cowan | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lack of independent oversight raises privacy ire.
 
Europe removes 'airplane mode' rule for in-flight mobile use 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Devices can remain in full operation.
 
Google hits back at News Corp over piracy claims 
Sep 26, 2014 | 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 | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Interim boss permanently appointed.
 
Apple to release iOS 8.0.2 'in the next few days' 
Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Promised to include call drop-out, HealthKit fixes.
 
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.
 
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.
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