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RBS reaches settlement to use finance software 
13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Settles lawsuit after judge blocked use.
 
Qld Justice to equip workplace inspectors with Windows tablets 
 
NSW Government builds identity management hub 
By Allie Coyne, Steven Kiernan | 1 day 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Aims for single sign-on for all NSW Government staff.
 
SA Health confirms legal spat with Allscripts 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Claim and counter-claim over EPAS billing module delays.
 
Steve Ballmer decamps Microsoft board 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Swaps board for basketball.
 
BlackBerry moves QNX, patents into new business unit 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Puts focus on 'innovative technology'.
 
US auto regulator pushes wireless transmitters for car safety 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants life-saving technology made mandatory.
 
Azure users hit by worldwide outage 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Microsoft struggles to bring ten services online.
 
DHS connects myGov to AusPost's Digital Mailbox 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Rival's collapse works out well for AusPost.
 
Sydney Trains chief thinks beyond Opal 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Plots app to help you find a seat on the train.
 
Microsoft yanks blue screen of death Windows patch 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Tells customers to uninstall updates.
 
Infor has Salesforce in its sights with latest acquisition 
By Penny Wolf | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Saleslogix purchase rounds out CRM footprint.
 
NSW Police, courts to exchange warrants within minutes 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Attorney-General claims NSW is first to digitise end-to-end.
 
Human Services extends mainframe software contract 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pays $35m for another three years of ageing software.
 
Sydney Trains signs $35m outsourcing deal with HCL 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Application support and maintenance.
 
Carsales debuts new classifieds site Pitchi 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Video targets enterpreneurial millenials.
 
Apple readies HealthKit rollout amid tangled regulatory web 
Aug 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
In discussions with health providers.
 
Obama hires tech team to improve websites after HealthCare.gov debacle 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Appoints ex Google website manager as lead.
 
Telstra buys Silicon Valley video streaming company Ooyala 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Gets full ownership for $357 million.
 
Govt to release thousands of data sets to app developers 
By Andrew Colley | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
An extra 6000 sets of info to go public.
 
University develops polyglot programming language 
 
Microsoft gives deadline for end of IE8 support 
Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants users to migrate to IE11.
 
Q&A: Malcolm Turnbull on data retention 
By Andrew Colley | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Clarifying the clarifications.
 
Govt to offload processing of Medicare payments 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants private sector to shoulder the IT burden.
 
Customs CIO soothes frontline staff with quick fixes 
By John Hilvert | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Fears interim measures may be problematic down the track.
 
BlackBerry Work Space for iOS, Android gets US clearance 
Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Defense agencies allowed to use BES 10 on rival devices.
 
Yahoo nabs former Netflix exec as CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mike Kail given responsibility for infrastructure.
 
Accenture drawn into China's Microsoft probe 
Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
New round of raids include Microsoft partner.
 
Apple, Samsung end Australian patent battle 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Fight rages on in the United States.
 
What Immigration did with just $1m and open source software 
By John Hilvert | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not everyone thinks tinkering on the cheap is a good idea, however.
 
BlackBerry completes restructuring process 
Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Internal memo reveals company preparing for growth.
 
Silicon Valley investor completes acquisition of Arcserve  
By Penny Wolf | Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Deal closes, data management company celebrates independence.
 
HP pledges to hold former execs accountable for Autonomy "fraud" 
 
NSW Firies consider dispatch via mobile phones 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
‘House burn down plz halp’.
 
Microsoft sues Samsung over patent royalties 
Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims Samsung refused to make payment after Nokia buy.
 
Aussie travellers delayed by US visa systems outage 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Global US consulates still struggling after Oracle patch goes wrong.
 
How Hyundai freed its workforce from the office 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
BI delivered to any device.
 
Cost of US HealthCare.gov disaster soars to $904m 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bad management, oversight forces cost overruns.
 
Google's Android software targeted by EU regulators 
Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Is search giant abusing market monopoly?
 
Tor attack may have unmasked users 
Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Researchers suspected of altering traffic.
 
China officially opens Microsoft anti-monopoly probe 
Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims software giant not properly disclosing product detail.
 
Aussie supplier quits $51m NZ Govt payroll disaster 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Government to take over Novopay.
 
Comms dept proposes BYOD for e-voting trial  
By Allie Coyne | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
With MyGov to be used for ID verification.
 
NICTA open sources seL4 secure OS 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Released under GPL v2.
 
Govt trial finds smart grids could save $28bn in electricity costs 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
But some technical issues will need to be addressed.
 
ABC to make the switch to cloud email 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
As budget pressures descend.
 
Microsoft targeted in Chinese government inquiry 
Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Officials descend on offices unannounced.
 
Queensland Ambulance prepares to go mobile 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tablet app to enter production this year.
 
Popular Android apps inherit bugs from recycled code  
By Brett Winterford | Jul 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Study reveals security concerns in top 50 list.
 
Govt proposes crackdown on ISPs over piracy 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants new legal powers for copyright industry.
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