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Google steps up its artificial intelligence research 
By Alexei Oreskovic | 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
New hires to bolster Deep Mind acquisition.
 
Vic emergency services to use drones as 'eyes in the sky' 
By Paris Cowan | 3 hours ago | Comment Now 
Vision for the future includes airborne video feed.
 
Microsoft offers two-factor authentication in Windows 10 
By Allie Coyne | 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Single passwords not secure enough.
 
Early Apple computer sells for $1 million at auction 
 
NBN Co expects Telstra deal to be signed by Christmas 
By Allie Coyne | 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Rubber stamp likely in early 2015.
 
Telstra restructures internally to target Asia 
By Andrew Colley | 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
'Crucial' for carrier to scale.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
EMC buys Cisco out of VCE 
1 day ago | Comment Now 
Converged system partnership frays.
 
Lufthansa nears deal to sell IT infrastructure unit to IBM 
1 day ago | Comment Now 
Airline can't provide investment needed.
 
TIO reports for the first time on NBN complaints 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Connection delays top list, while excess mobile data charges dominate overall.
 
NSW wants to appoint a 'data broker' to drive reform 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Agency execs reveal what's top of their data wish-list.
 
Google rethinks email service 
1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Offers ‘Inbox’ to customers on request basis.
 
Victorian Govt could sell off CenITex 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 3 hours ago | Comment Now 
All options on the table in new tender process.
 
Govt agrees to limit biometric data collection at airports 
 
iiNet facing new copyright battle with Hollywood 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Fighting to protect customer details.
 
AFP blocked websites to stop malware spread 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Section 313 notices issued to target banking malware.
 
Telstra launches new health division 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Offers remote and rural patients access to GPs.
 
Microsoft discovers new Windows zero-day exploiting PowerPoint 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
All Windows versions affected except Server 2003.
 
ACCC to exclude NBN payments from Telstra wholesale pricing 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Decision likely to anger rivals.
 
Staples investigates suspected credit card breach 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
North-east US outlets look to be affected.
 
Microsoft unveils Azure 'cloud in a box' 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Teams with Dell for hybrid solution.
 
Centrelink IT hindering welfare reform: Minister  
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Andrews puts $1b replacement on the 2015 budget agenda.
 
Myer trials ‘The Hub’ in-store omni-channel centre 
 
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joins UTS 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Takes up adjunct professor role.
 
Qld govt criticised for ignoring costly health IT risks 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Auditor slams ‘announce now, plan later’ health policy.
 
Telstra accused of misleading customers on mobile phone rights 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
ACCC finds 400 possible breaches of consumer law.
 
Mac OS X Yosemite sends search, location data to Apple, Microsoft 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
'Spotlight Suggestions' also featured in iOS 8.
 
Microsoft confirms Australian Azure launch 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Available from next week.
 
SAP sales down on path to cloud 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Cloud services create a challenge for the balance sheet.
 
IBM offloads chip unit 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Reports revenue drop of four percent.
 
Govt grant buys Victorian supercomputer two more years 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
As original VLSCI funding dries up.
 
Australian Govt metadata requests jump 5 percent 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
ACMA counts growth in disclosures.
 
ACS chief steps down 
By Andrew Colley | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Patterson moves on after developing three-year plan.
 
MasterCard adds fingerprint scanner to credit cards 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Biometric security to replace PIN.
 
Unsecure police radios at centre of Victorian election battle 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Will $10 million be enough to do the job?
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
Telstra unveils $112m Sydney HQ revamp 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Redesign aimed at better customer service.
 
Former AAPT boss joins Nextgen 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
To lead network expansion.
 
NSA exec's second job with cyber security firm raises eyebrows 
 
NBN Co names first 140 FTTN sites 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
National trial extended.
 
NSW to add offshore data rules into privacy legislation 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner welcomes the news.
 
Obama signs Executive Order on payment security 
 
NSW Police arrest another alleged Liberty Reserve fraudster 
 
Qld finds cash for real-time public transport tracking 
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
FBI urges companies to build spying tools into devices 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants entry through 'front door, not back door'.
 
Apple Pay to land with iOS 8.1 next week 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Formal arrival with first big update to new mobile OS.
 
Apple unveils new iPads, 5K display iMac and Mac Minis 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Highest resolution screen so far.
 
ABS needs more Govt cash to upgrade old IT 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stats boss argues system instability needs to be addressed.
 
SA govt staff warned not to skirt FOI with personal email 
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