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Journalist metadata could get special treatment 
By Andrew Colley | 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Media union says Government botched retention bill.
 
Why companies aren't investing in cyber security  
By Benjamin Dean | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Govt policies hindering infosec, not helping.
 
CrimTrac names new boss as Smith exits 
By Andrew Colley | 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Senior staffer of NSW Police Commissioner to take over.
 
Equinix's Melbourne data centre to open in weeks 
By Juha Saarinen | 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
ME1 to span 9800 square metres and 1500 cabinets.
 
Virgin Atlantic engineers to test Sony smart glasses, watches 
18 hours ago | Comment Now 
To allow more time on planes during turnaround.
 
A/NZ agencies spy on 'friendlies' for NSA 
By Juha Saarinen | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Leak reveals sigint ops against Pacific countries, SE Asia.
 
Domain elevates IT with new CTO role 
By Allie Coyne | 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Fairfax's Cohen moves into new leadership position.
 
Alibaba muscles in on Amazon's turf with new US data centre 
By John Ruwitch, Paul Carsten | 1 day 6 hours ago | Comment Now 
Chinese cloud business starts building in Silicon Valley.
 
How CoreLogic splits data and IT 
By Ry Crozier | 1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Blurring the lines with a chief data officer.
 
Govt passes law to fine web giants over online bullying 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Take down offending material or pay up.
 
Russia to update national IT security stategy 
By Eugene Gerden | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Reacts to current tension.
 
Defence CTO moves toward two-speed IT 
By John Hilvert | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Aims for flexibility, agility and risk in IT developments.
 
Australia Post completes data centre overhaul 
1 day 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Laying foundations for the future.
 
Apple, Google users at risk from FREAK flaw 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
US govt intervention in cryptography bites today's users.
 
Rio Tinto sets up data analytics centre in India 
 
EU places bets on 5G 
1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Believes technology can help drive economic growth.
 
Australia's $600m air systems overhaul likely to go to Thales 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Handed 'advanced work' for landmark merger.
 
Govt to adopt all changes to data retention bill 
 
IBM sued by shareholder over alleged securities fraud 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Claims Big Blue overvalued chip unit.
 
iiNet hit with $204k penalty over broadband ads 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: ACCC takes issue with prominence of minimum price.
 
Victoria looks for new operator to run Myki  
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Troubled system to get new manager.
 
Amazon avoids big cloud reboot over Xen flaw  
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Rackspace to reboot in two days' time.
 
HP to buy wi-fi equipment maker Aruba 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
$3.5b deal bolsters BYOD offering.
 
Inside the ASX's first officially agile project 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Project methodology spreads across the business.
 
Blackphone's new platform targets 'enterprise privacy' 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Introduces new devices, operating system partitioning.
 
Airservices partners with Inmarsat for better flight tracking  
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Cut down from 40 to 15 minute intervals.
 
IBM seeks to distance itself from Aussie tax debate 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Boasts of good reputation with ATO.
 
Myer CIO named retailer's new chief executive 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Richard Umbers to lead data-driven retail strategy.
 
Telstra, Ericsson to partner on 5G 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
VoLTE to launch this year.
 
Samsung debuts Galaxy S6, payments service 
 
AWS, Rackspace forced to reboot clouds over new Xen flaws 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Five unpublished security flaws force emergency measures.
 
Lenovo stops pre-loading 'bloatware' on PCs 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Offers free anti-virus subscription.
 
Telcos could charge individuals to access their own metadata 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
PJCIS calls for equal access for citizens.
 
PJCIS pushes for mandatory data breach notification 
 
Labor backs controversial data retention bill 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Legislation likely to pass.
 
Amazon looks to 3D printing trucks 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Mobile manufacturing hubs get goods to buyers faster.
 
US to enforce net neutrality 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
New rules ban discrimination and charging for priority access.
 
BoQ takes $10m hit on Salesforce CRM 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Regulatory hurdles end cloud pilot.
 
Business case for billion-dollar ISIS overhaul handed to ministers 
 
Aussie researchers unveil world's first 3D-printed jet engine 
Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Monash Uni plans to commercialise product in three years.
 
NBN Co losses climb as rollout steps up 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Broadly on track to meet fiscal year targets.
 
Chinese govt blocks sales from tech giants 
By Paul Carsten | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Acccused of using spying concerns as cover for industry protectionism.
 
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.
 
Gemalto confirms spy agency network intrusion 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
But says SIM encryption keys not taken.
 
AusPost not threatened by eBay, Woolies match-up 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hopes for ecommerce boost amid revenue woes.
 
iiNet, DBC face three-week wait for piracy ruling 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Battle over draft code, copyright ownership.
 
Melbourne IT spends $15m to buy UberGlobal 
By William Maher | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Adds 70,000 customers as part of deal.
 
Defence satellite upgrade added to trouble list 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Comms enhancement five years behind schedule.
 
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.
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