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FBI understaffed to fight cyber attack: DOJ 
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US seeks to match Chinese supercomputing challenge 
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Wants exaflops of computing power applied to exabytes of data.
 
SA facing new legal battle with another IT vendor 
By Paris Cowan | 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Refusing to pay ac3 over dumped CASIS project.
 
Westfield tests out beacons with CommBank 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Location-aware apps in shopping centres a major challenge.
 
New Android bug renders device silent, unresponsive 
By Allie Coyne | 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Denial-of-service flaw affects more than half of all current users.
 
US to rewrite controversial zero-day export policy 
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Chorus of complaints has an effect.
 
Australia-wide missing persons matching system to go live next week 
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CrimTrac completes new interstate data capability.
 
Fujitsu to spend $12m upgrading Western Sydney data centre 
21 hours ago | Comment Now 
More power to be tunnelled to site.
 
Windows 10 lands in Australia 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Campaign to get business to upgrade kicks off.
 
End of IT shared services experiment looms for SA govt 
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Centralised tech trickles to a halt.
 
Sydney Opera House to hire CTO 
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Iconic venue poses some unique IT challenges.
 
Immigration shoots for faster, easier traveller processing 
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NAB to pour $50m into innovation fund 
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Follows Westpac to tap new markets.
 
SA govt taken to court over expired software licenses 
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Won't let go of patient system.
 
Critical vulnerability found in Apple App Store, iTunes 
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Device name in invoices can be swapped with malicious code.
 
Amazon wants sky-high drone superhighway 
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Pushes for 200ft airspace to be allocated to delivery fleet.
 
Aussie cyber centre warns of growing threat in first report 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
But ACSC reveals no major national attack yet.
 
Intel and Micron launch new class of memory chip 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Up to 1000 times faster than NAND.
 
Australia Post gives online retailers leg-up into Chinese market 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Sellers take advantage of proprietary platform.
 
ANU picked to house web consortium office 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Canberra campus beats other universities as host.
 
ASIC removes consent barrier for digital product disclosures 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Overwhelming feedback demands modernisation.
 
Myer to replace CIO with chief digital, data officer 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Omnichannel guru sought as retailer continues business review.
 
Android bug leaves a billion phones open to attack 
By Juha Saarinen, Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Hackers only need phone number to target devices.
 
Former top US security officials oppose encryption backdoors 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Bad idea, ex-Homeland Security and NSA bosses say.
 
Google admits defeat with Google+  
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Only Google Account needed from now on.
 
NSW to build its own myGov 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Service NSW digital profiles available by September.
 
Telco reforms will set cyber security back: industry 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
More companies criticise draft law.
 
ICAC targets TAFE IT manager over alleged $1.7m fraud 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Digs up more dodgy dealing in NSW training sector.
 
Lockheed could sell, spin off govt IT business 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Still signs six-year deal with UK Defence.
 
iiNet shareholders vote yes to TPG takeover 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Majority support for under-scrutiny deal.
 
US Treasury's intelligence network vulnerable to hack 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Audit finds connected devices not meeting infosec standards.
 
WTO reaches deal to cut tariffs on IT products 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
All 161 member nations to benefit from trillion-dollar agreement.
 
Labor wants customer consent for offshore data storage 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Jurisdictions could be banned from hosting Aussie data.
 
Vocus' next target: Telstra and Optus' customers 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Win one battle, onto the next.
 
Delayed federal budget system $30m over and counting 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Complexity gets in the way of out-of-the-box install.
 
Optus joins telco fury over govt wholesale access intervention 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
TPG wants cheaper copper now to compete with NBN.
 
EU greenlights Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Merged entity to compete with Samsung, Ericsson.
 
Google takes aim at AWS Glacier with production-ready Nearline 
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Petabyte promos and performance promised.
 
Officeworks spooked into infosec overhaul by Target breach 
 
CSC, HCL to create new banking software firm 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Aim to make modernisation easier.
 
AWS sales almost double in second quarter 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Cloud unit now accounts for 8 percent of Amazon sales.
 
What to expect from Abbott's national cyber security strategy 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Key policy architect reveals focus of new document.
 
Doctors spend 15 mins opening Fiona Stanley Hospital software 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
New applications testing clinical patience.
 
Billabong pins online retail hopes on new NetSuite platform 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Company turnaround hinges on technology.
 
Telco rivals slam govt intervention in Telstra price decision 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Call on Turnbull to drop submission to ACCC inquiry.
 
Huawei commits to training 100 Aussie students a year 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
New $30m Sydney training hub to spearhead local expansion.
 
Australia's leaders agree to end GST-free online goods 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Gerry Harvey may finally get his way.
 
CSIRO to equip aircraft technicians with wearable tech 
Jul 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Signs licensing deal with TAE.
 
Turnbull's dept backs Telstra in ACCC price fight 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
10 percent wholesale price drop would hurt sector, NBN.
 
Qld finally starts looking for new privacy commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Position to be filled after three-and-a-half year vacancy.
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