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Optus admits to three big data breaches 
By Allie Coyne | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
More than 300,000 customers affected.
 
Vodafone re-signs Nokia to run network from India 
7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Four-year extension to long-running contract.
 
Telstra promises to keep customer metadata safe 
By Allie Coyne | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
As scheme passes into law.
 
Second CommBank IT exec charged in bribery scandal 
By Allie Coyne | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
To appear in court next week.
 
Facebook to build solar-powered drones for internet access 
 
Roy Hill receives first trains destined for automated haulage 
By Ry Crozier | 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Systems will eventually enable driverless capability.
 
Facebook sued for allegedly stealing data centre designs 
By Juha Saarinen | 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Action taken over information published through OpenCompute project.
 
Australia passes data retention into law 
By Allie Coyne | 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Mammoth last-ditch effort by Greens, indies knocked back.
 
Industry warns site blocking could have unintended consequences 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Highlight need to avoid ASIC blunder.
 
Baird promises $300m for e-health in NSW 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 5 hours ago | Comment Now 
Pre-election pledges arrive ahead of Saturday vote.
 
PayPal to pay $9.8m in US sanctions case 
1 day 5 hours ago | Comment Now 
Settles with US Treasury.
 
ServiceFirst staff walk off job in outsourcing protest 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Aim to stop contract being signed.
 
Turnbull introduces bill to block piracy websites 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
Takes ownership of legislation from Brandis.
 
Govt takes slow steps in review of spectrum for emergency services 
 
Tech vendors seek legal end to bulk surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Join privacy advocates to lobby US Congress.
 
DFAT dips toes in Microsoft public cloud 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Goes Office 365, Azure for new business unit.
 
Facebook offers Messenger to businesses 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Live chat for retail.
 
MyState appoints KPMG IT exec to lead tech 
By Penny Wolf | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Tassie bank snaps up Paul Moss to help innovate.
 
Veteran Reject Shop CIO takes his leave 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Will depart after 14 years.
 
Microsoft slashes Azure backup storage prices 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
AWS launches cross-region replication.
 
Apple patches OS X against FREAK flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite get fix.
 
Amazon blasts FAA for slow action on drone regulation 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Says new approval is already obsolete.
 
WA Police to transform IT with as-a-service 
By Ry Crozier | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Major new strategy revealed.
 
Brandis reveals data retention will cost telcos $4 per user 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Details estimated cost for ongoing operation of scheme.
 
Hackers breach NSW GovDC website 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Attackers used well-known Wordpress vulnerability.
 
Greens try for last-minute data retention amendments 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Bill up for debate in Senate.
 
Brisbane Airport trials digital departure card 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
QR codes used to simplify process for outgoing travellers.
 
Govt seeks to limit Telstra advantage in NBN Co data flows 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
New licence condition for NBN Co proposed.
 
TPG posts strong results ahead of proposed iiNet buy 
 
Obama seeks to kickstart fast broadband, STEM education 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
$240m to go towards science, tech, engineering and maths.
 
Samsung to pre-install Microsoft apps on Android tablets 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Expand partnership beyond Galaxy S6.
 
UK govt touts cyber security insurance for business 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Majority of companies suffered breaches last year.
 
Australia Post systems go down after weekend upgrade 
By Allie Coyne, Penny Wolf | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Online, payments platform offline.
 
NSW iVote IT chief plays down FREAK risk 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Security concerns 'overblown'.
 
iiNet board 'seriously concerned' about culture post-TPG buy 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Founder Malone comes out swinging against deal.
 
Apple phases out dual-boot support for Windows 7 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Newer Macs will dual-boot Windows 8 or later only.
 
US Air Force finds technical error with Boeing GPS satellites 
 
ATO in $453m fight over Optus sale 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
C&W claims 'error in tax law' meant it paid too much.
 
Critical flaw found in NSW iVote system 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
FREAK bug leaves system open to vote rigging.
 
Infosec firms go public as data breaches grow 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Cyber IPO pipeline gets bigger.
 
How a 50c fan pushed Teachers Mutual Bank to active-active 
By Ry Crozier | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Core banking outage forces data centre overhaul.
 
Telstra runs out of IPv4 addresses 
By Andrew Colley | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
ISOC says use of CGNAT could harm data retention scheme.
 
Cisco confirms IP phone eavesdropping flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Update: But successful exploit 'not likely'.
 
White House poaches Facebook engineering boss as new IT director 
Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Role created to overhaul IT infrastructure.
 
ATO to kill off e-Tax 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Veteran software to be replaced by more modern myTax.
 
Amazon gets approval to test drone delivery 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prime Air to take flight.
 
OpenSSL patches denial of service vulnerabilities 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
FREAK bug reclassified as high severity.
 
Britain brings in 'Google Tax' aimed at multinationals 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Death of the Double Irish sought.
 
Target US agrees to pay $13m to settle data breach lawsuit 
Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fallout from theft of customer details.
 
British government to binge on broadband for all 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Five megabits per second USO for telcos.
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