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ACCC pushes for cheaper mobile calls and texts 
By Allie Coyne | 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Asks for advice on termination rate pricing.
 
CIA admits to hacking Senate committee computers 
By Mark Hosenball | 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Senator calls for CIA chief's resignation.
 
Cost of US HealthCare.gov disaster soars to $904m 
By Allie Coyne | 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Bad management, oversight forces cost overruns.
 
USB devices offer hackers direct route into computers 
14 hours ago | Comment Now 
New research finds USB malware can evade PC security.
 
NAB's tech transformation chief departs 
By Allie Coyne | 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Lisa Gray replaced in executive reshuffle.
 
ICANN fights legal bid to seize top level country domains 
By Juha Saarinen | 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Syria, Iran and North Korea domains targeted.
 
Microsoft ordered to provide foreign customer information 
17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Throws EU privacy laws to the wind.
 
HCF, Telstra launch health telemonitoring program 
By Penny Wolf | 1 day 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
Healthways provide clinical services.
 
Russia wants Apple, SAP source code to check for spying 
1 day 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
To 'ensure privacy rights of users'.
 
NSW Health names peak clinical IT champion 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Lambert becomes state’s first chief health information officer.
 
Google's Android software targeted by EU regulators 
1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Is search giant abusing market monopoly?
 
AEC is 'not ready' for electronic voting 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Does not want repeat of WA lost votes saga.
 
Tor attack may have unmasked users 
1 day 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Researchers suspected of altering traffic.
 
Turnbull puts onus on content owners in piracy war 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Content must be made more available and affordable.
 
'Internet of Things' full of vulnerabilities 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Research report reveals popular consumer devices are insecure.
 
Westpac appoints ex-CBA exec as new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Curran to take control of core banking overhaul.
 
CIO quits Communications Department 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Di Berardino jumps ship to Defence.
 
How Service NSW uses data to create ‘healthy competition’ 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Real-time performance dashboards critical to constant improvement.
 
Forensics experts mull a future without signatures 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Look to new means of proving fraud in a digital, mobile world.
 
China officially opens Microsoft anti-monopoly probe 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Claims software giant not properly disclosing product detail.
 
Ericsson bags long-term NBN satellite work 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Adds $300m LTS bundle to fixed wireless contract.
 
Aussie supplier quits $51m NZ Govt payroll disaster 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Government to take over Novopay.
 
Comms dept proposes BYOD for e-voting trial  
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
With MyGov to be used for ID verification.
 
BlackBerry to acquire German firm Secusmart 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Improves security credentials with deal.
 
US senator seeks strong curbs on NSA metadata collection 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
New bill introduced in US Senate welcomed by privacy advocates.
 
Apple updates retina MacBook Pro range 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
More memory, faster processors, reduced price on high-end model.
 
ANZ banks on universities for tech R&D 
By Brett Winterford | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Uses sourcing data to put the squeeze on vendors.
 
Vodafone refarms spectrum to boost 4G network 
 
NICTA open sources seL4 secure OS 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Released under GPL v2.
 
Govt must store data in retention regime: iiNet 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Calls for correcting of ‘inaccurate and misleading’ metadata claims.
 
Koler ransomware hit Australia hard 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Depicts fake threats from Australian law enforcement.
 
Govt trial finds smart grids could save $28bn in electricity costs 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
But some technical issues will need to be addressed.
 
ABC to make the switch to cloud email 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
As budget pressures descend.
 
Microsoft targeted in Chinese government inquiry 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Officials descend on offices unannounced.
 
Customs appoints new CIO, disbands CTO in restructure 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Noble removed from IT to lead merger, Brugeaud promoted.
 
NBN Co sets September FTTP service date for TPG areas 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Product to go live in two months.
 
Brandis' anti-piracy proposal won't work 
[Opinion] Forcing ISPs to punish users is not the solution.
 
Defence contractor ditched over data offshoring 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Personnel info sent overseas since 2012.
 
Queensland Ambulance prepares to go mobile 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Tablet app to enter production this year.
 
Popular Android apps inherit bugs from recycled code  
By Brett Winterford | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Study reveals security concerns in top 50 list.
 
IBM, NEC picked for major NSW Transport deals 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Final contract negotiations begin.
 
EFF claims NSA 'digital dragnet' unconstitutional 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Asks court to rule on mass surveillance.
 
eBay data breach sparks lawsuit 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Disgruntled customers seek damages.
 
Govt proposes crackdown on ISPs over piracy 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants new legal powers for copyright industry.
 
Sony settles Playstation hack litigation for $16m 
By Danielle Walker | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Looking to cap price of court action.
 
AusCERT chief steps down 
By Allie Coyne, Brett Winterford | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Organisation now reports directly into Queensland University.
 
South Australia promises imminent cloud policy 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Agencies demand more guidance.
 
EU launches cross border cyber crime taskforce  
Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australia to assist in co-ordinating investigations.
 
UNSW robots win world football RoboCup 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Germany not as successful at non-human football.
 
Macquarie Uni names new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Perth tech leader lured to Sydney.
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