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BlackBerry reports surprise profit 
59 minutes ago | Comment Now 
Seeks to end revenue slide.
 
DFAT dips toes in Microsoft public cloud 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Goes Office 365, Azure for new business unit.
 
Facebook offers Messenger to businesses 
 
Brisbane Airport trials digital departure card 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
QR codes used to simplify process for outgoing travellers.
 
Australia Post systems go down after weekend upgrade 
By Allie Coyne, Penny Wolf | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Online, payments platform offline.
 
NSW iVote IT chief plays down FREAK risk 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Security concerns 'overblown'.
 
Apple phases out dual-boot support for Windows 7 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Newer Macs will dual-boot Windows 8 or later only.
 
US Air Force finds technical error with Boeing GPS satellites 
 
CSC embroiled in CBA IT bribery scandal  
By Allie Coyne | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
ServiceMesh named in alleged dodgy dealing.
 
Greater oversight for Google’s app store 
Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Launches new rating system for Android apps.
 
Win10 to sport password-less biometric authentication  
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Users choose biometric scan or password.
 
MYOB to file for $3bn Australian IPO in weeks 
Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Biggest ASX deal for the year.
 
Microsoft to bring Cortana to Apple, Android 
Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
New salvo in Microsoft's push outside Windows.
 
Google Code closes down 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Service no longer needed.
 
Facebook to mine user data for marketers 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Partners with DataSift for 'Topic Data' product.
 
Four HP patents invalidated in ServiceNow case 
Mar 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fall victim to influential 2014 ruling.
 
IBM opens Sydney SoftLayer data centre 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Several months late to launch.
 
Apple to remove user ID pain for school IT admins 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
No more unique IDs needed for every iPad.
 
Finance declares govCMS production ready 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Offers comprehensive, cost-effective packages for agencies.
 
VMware in court battle with Linux kernel dev over copyright 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 7, 2015 | Comment Now 
Allegedly failed to distribute source code.
 
Microsoft previews Office 2016 for Mac 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aims to unify Windows and OS X productivity suites.
 
Australia's $600m air systems overhaul likely to go to Thales 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Handed 'advanced work' for landmark merger.
 
IBM sued by shareholder over alleged securities fraud 
Mar 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Claims Big Blue overvalued chip unit.
 
Victoria looks for new operator to run Myki  
By Allie Coyne | Mar 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Troubled system to get new manager.
 
Inside the ASX's first officially agile project 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Project methodology spreads across the business.
 
Airservices partners with Inmarsat for better flight tracking  
By Allie Coyne | Mar 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cut down from 40 to 15 minute intervals.
 
Business case for billion-dollar ISIS overhaul handed to ministers 
 
Google introduces Android for Work 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Phones to get 'split personality'.
 
Apple loses $675m iTunes patent suit 
Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Promises to appeal ruling.
 
Morrison backs billion-dollar Centrelink systems overhaul 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Major welfare review finds ISIS replacement critical to planned reforms.
 
Volvo readies driverless cars for public roads 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Test scheduled for 2017.
 
Deadlock: Cost still the problem for piracy scheme 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
ISPs, rights holders in repeat of 2012 stalemate.
 
Italian privacy regulators to probe Google's US HQ 
Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Investigates compliance with European law.
 
Samsung buys Apple Pay rival 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Acquires LoopPay.
 
Microsoft widens Office third-party cloud storage options 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Windows 10, Android in the works.
 
DHL to load test IT systems at $120m Sydney campus 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Head of IT lays out DHL's strategy.
 
Aussie Bitcoin miner scolded for pre-IPO marketing 
 
Feds launch whole-of-govt cloud panel 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
First 49 vendors added to beefed-up buying scheme.
 
Apple switches on two-factor authentication for iMessage, FaceTime 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Extra security measure added following critical report.
 
ASX reveals $50m trading platform overhaul 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Details four-year upgrade project.
 
US lawmakers seek to take copyright sting out of licensed software  
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
You Own The Devices Act (YODA) reintroduced.
 
Toyota IT tackles 'agile' analytics 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cloud, integration software drive internal change.
 
Peter O’Halloran takes out Healthcare CIO of the year 
Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Innovative app uses the power of data to fight bleeding disorders.
 
Human Services CIO wins Benchmark for myGov 
Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Ambitious vision takes out tough category.
 
News Corp turns attention to cloud 'glue' 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
'Mind the gap' and performance teams augment technology.
 
Telstra opens first public API to developers 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Start of something big.
 
Microsoft, Samsung settle patent fee fight 
 
Glencore defeats partner's software licence challenge 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Queensland court rules Ventyx cannot recoup extra fees.
 
IBM sues Priceline for patent infringement 
Feb 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Claims company refuses to get a licence.
 
Microsoft offers technical preview of Office 2016 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Users must sign strict NDA.
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