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Turnbull nabs UK govt digital guru as DTO chief 
By Allie Coyne | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Inaugural CEO to lead change agenda.
 
SA puts $100m on the table in tech EOI free-for-all 
By Paris Cowan | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
Pitch anything you want to the state government.
 
Vic Education chasing $7.5m in IT contracts scandal 
By Allie Coyne | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
IBAC hears detail of alleged dodgy dealings.
 
NBN to offer TV connections through fibre for greenfields 
By Allie Coyne | 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Ditching aerials to come at a cost.
 
Deadline confusion threatens EPAS rollout to new hospital 
By Paris Cowan | 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
South Australia continues to struggle with $422m ehealth project.
 
VentraIP buys hosting company IntaServe 
By Juha Saarinen | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Looking for more acquisitions.
 
Cisco to buy OpenDNS for $823m 
13 hours ago | Comment Now 
To bolster security business.
 
Extra leap second could cause headaches for IT admins 
 
VMware, Carahsoft to pay $98m in US govt pricing scandal 
By Allie Coyne | 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Settlement over alleged overcharging.
 
US court rules NSA can resume bulk data collection 
18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Telcos to hand over data following court order.
 
Victoria cancels plans to outsource CenITex 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Long-suffering agency finally exits policy limbo.
 
Victoria looks for new emergency services CIO 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Triple-zero operator plans to automate back-office tasks.
 
US govt HR office suspends system after finding new flaw 
1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Authorities now think 10 million affected in data breach.
 
Optus set to be first with voice over wi-fi 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Telstra 'looking closely'.
 
NBN lumped with new data sharing rules despite opposition 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Govt seeks to limit Telstra advantage.
 
Google brings security key to enterprise, education clients 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Physical hardware aimed at blocking phishing.
 
MIT tech squashes bugs without needing source code 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Tool aims to cut down on "grunt work".
 
US Supreme Court won't hear Google appeal in Oracle Java fight 
By Dan Levine, Lawrence Hurley | 1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Fair use defence last chance for Google.
 
NEC nets $134m in NSW Transport win 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Contract signed.
 
Uber buys Bing mapping tech, employees 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Takes steps to build own mapping services.
 
TIO chief Cohen calls it quits 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Leaves for Vic govt role.
 
Amcom CEO resigns 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Departure made official today.
 
Xen warns of new Venom-like vulnerability 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Heap overflow in QEMU PCNET NIC lets guests take over hosts.
 
Boeing-led consortium wins $900m Defence comms upgrade 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
ADF to move off ageing Parakeet trunk.
 
Telstra faces a 10 percent wholesale price drop 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Decision to avoid "absurd" pricing for copper stragglers.
 
NIST formally chops NSA-tainted random number generator 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Dual_EC_DRBG algorithm no longer part of standard.
 
AusPost board approves Fujitsu outsourcing 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
End user computing to be handed over to partner.
 
Cisco plugs default SSH key security hole 
By Adam Greenberg | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Remote attackers could connect with superuser privileges.
 
Brandis hits telcos with new security reforms 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Civil penalties for those who don't comply.
 
Telstra's Air wi-fi network goes private 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Tuesday launch only for home broadband customers.
 
ACMA slaps Southern Phone over privacy breach 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Almost 4000 customers affected.
 
Vocus, Amcom prod TPG in new ad campaign 
 
Turnbull's NBN gets ACCC green light 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Wholesale HFC offering on track for 2016 launch.
 
Facebook poaches Yahoo security boss 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Outspoken CSO Alex Stamos jumps ship.
 
Aussie mining tech firm counts cost of Chinese hacking 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
The damage an attack can do to your bottom line.
 
ICAC finds former uni IT manager corrupt 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Recommends prosecution.
 
TasWater deploys drones in $15m dam project 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
UAVs used in Ridgeway Dam upgrade.
 
AGD attacked by ISPs over data retention confusion 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Tight deadlines imposed despite ongoing uncertainty.
 
Optus misses out on mobile blackspot funding  
Telstra to build 429 of 499 base stations.
 
Blackshades RAT coder handed stiff prison sentence  
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Spyware co-creator given 57 months by US court.
 
Microsoft releases final version of Office for Android 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
More free functionality than Office for iOS.
 
IBM, Box join forces to tackle the enterprise 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aim to transform work in the cloud.
 
DFAT looking for a new CIO 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tuan Dao leaves after four years in the role.
 
Vic auditor reveals targets in heightened tech scrutiny 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will go hard on major agencies, universities in upcoming audits.
 
Optus admits handing user phone numbers to websites 
 
Eight EU nations urge caution on internet regulation 
Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
As Australia passes law to block overseas piracy sites.
 
Michael Malone joins Seven West Media board 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Named as new non-executive director.
 
Microsoft won't fix Internet Explorer zero-day 
By Allie Coyne, Juha Saarinen | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
HP researchers release exploit code after Microsoft declines to issue patch.
 
US Navy pays Microsoft millions to stay on Windows XP 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Extends deal to keep 14 year old operating system supported.
 
Hackers suspected of using stolen data for insider trading 
Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fake Microsoft Outlook site used in phishing campaign.
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