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Govt to adopt all changes to data retention bill 
 
IBM sued by shareholder over alleged securities fraud 
4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Claims Big Blue overvalued chip unit.
 
iiNet hit with $204k penalty over broadband ads 
By Allie Coyne | 6 hours ago | Comment Now 
ACCC takes issue with prominence of minimum price.
 
Victoria looks for new operator to run Myki  
By Allie Coyne | 6 hours ago | Comment Now 
Troubled system to get new manager.
 
Amazon avoids big cloud reboot over Xen flaw  
By Juha Saarinen | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
Rackspace to reboot in two days' time.
 
HP to buy wi-fi equipment maker Aruba 
9 hours ago | Comment Now 
$3.5b deal bolsters BYOD offering.
 
Inside the ASX's first officially agile project 
By Allie Coyne | 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Project methodology spreads across the business.
 
Blackphone's new platform targets 'enterprise privacy' 
By Juha Saarinen | 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Introduces new devices, operating system partitioning.
 
Airservices partners with Inmarsat for better flight tracking  
By Allie Coyne | 1 day ago | Comment Now 
Cut down from 40 to 15 minute intervals.
 
IBM seeks to distance itself from Aussie tax debate 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Boasts of good reputation with ATO.
 
Myer CIO named retailer's new chief executive 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 6 hours ago | Comment Now 
Richard Umbers to lead data-driven retail strategy.
 
Telstra, Ericsson to partner on 5G 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
VoLTE to launch this year.
 
Samsung debuts Galaxy S6, payments service 
By Se Young Lee | 1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Apple Pay rival lands.
 
AWS, Rackspace forced to reboot clouds over new Xen flaws 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Five unpublished security flaws force emergency measures.
 
Lenovo stops pre-loading 'bloatware' on PCs 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Offers free anti-virus subscription.
 
Telcos could charge individuals to access their own metadata 
By Allie Coyne | 3 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 | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Legislation likely to pass.
 
Amazon looks to 3D printing trucks 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Mobile manufacturing hubs get goods to buyers faster.
 
US to enforce net neutrality 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
New rules ban discrimination and charging for priority access.
 
BoQ takes $10m hit on Salesforce CRM 
By Allie Coyne | 4 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 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Monash Uni plans to commercialise product in three years.
 
NBN Co losses climb as rollout steps up 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Broadly on track to meet fiscal year targets.
 
Chinese govt blocks sales from tech giants 
By Paul Carsten | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Acccused of using spying concerns as cover for industry protectionism.
 
Google introduces Android for Work 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Phones to get 'split personality'.
 
Apple loses $675m iTunes patent suit 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Promises to appeal ruling.
 
Gemalto confirms spy agency network intrusion 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
But says SIM encryption keys not taken.
 
AusPost not threatened by eBay, Woolies match-up 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Hopes for ecommerce boost amid revenue woes.
 
iiNet, DBC face three-week wait for piracy ruling 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Battle over draft code, copyright ownership.
 
Melbourne IT spends $15m to buy UberGlobal 
By William Maher | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Adds 70,000 customers as part of deal.
 
Defence satellite upgrade added to trouble list 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Comms enhancement five years behind schedule.
 
Morrison backs billion-dollar Centrelink systems overhaul 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Major welfare review finds ISIS replacement critical to planned reforms.
 
FBI offers $3.8m reward for GameOver Zeus mastermind 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Largest ever bounty for alleged cyber criminal.
 
Anthem hack fallout expands to non-customers 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Nearly 19 million more potential victims of data theft.
 
Deutsche Bank outsources to HP in multi billion dollar deal 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Ten-year infrastructure deal inked.
 
Toll Group to go Google 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Poaches Woolworths project manager.
 
LinkedIn settles with users over massive password leak 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Class-action against networking site succeeds.
 
Grant Taylor resigns as Kathmandu CIO 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Takes on new adventure as big boss of homewares chain.
 
Veteran Village Roadshow CIO resigns 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Ends 17-year career with media giant.
 
NSA chief says spyware program is 'lawful' 
Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Won't comment on specifics.
 
Volvo readies driverless cars for public roads 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Test scheduled for 2017.
 
Gemalto claims SIM cards are still secure 
Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
As Japanese telco launches its own investigation into hacking claims.
 
Deadlock: Cost still the problem for piracy scheme 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
ISPs, rights holders in repeat of 2012 stalemate.
 
Apple to spend billions on two new Euro data centres 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Powered by renewable energy.
 
Google forges mobile payments deal with US telcos 
 
Late metrics reveal Canberra’s IT spending dive 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Total outlay dropped by $661 million.
 
Finance industry watchdog wants new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
APRA kicks off recruitment drive.
 
Telstra to build 22 new WA mobile towers 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
State govt announces $45m program.
 
NSW Police buys 500 Samsung Galaxy smartphones 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Trials progress to expanded rollout.
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