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ALRC drops safe harbour from proposed privacy law 
By Paris Cowan | 4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Online intermediaries encouraged to act against breaches.
 
Compuware sold to private equity firm 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Application performance firm to become a privately-held company.
 
US Home Depot investigating possible data breach 
6 hours ago | Comment Now 
Banks reportedly trace stolen cards to retailer.
 
Govt dumps controversial Labor offshore cloud policy 
By Allie Coyne | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Complaints lead to removal of double ministerial sign-off.
 
Researcher derides Brandis' focus on insider threats 
By John Hilvert | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Warns against creating an 'oppressive workplace'.
 
CIO exits as Coles steps up offshoring 
By Brett Winterford | 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Engages Accenture in Manila; staff to learn of their fate today.
 
Qld Govt to split CITEC in half before sale  
 
Apple washes hands of celebrity iCloud hack 
By Juha Saarinen | 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Commercial motives behind the data theft.
 
Turnbull asks industry for advice on better NBN migrations 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 1 hour ago | Comment Now 
How to switch over without complications.
 
Brandis boosts vetting of APS staff to prevent insider threats 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Snowden-type threat ‘worse than malware attacks’.
 
Chief scientist calls for dramatic changes to innovation policy 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 3 hours ago | Comment Now 
Australia ‘only OECD country without a science or tech strategy’.
 
Microsoft given deadline to answer Chinese monopoly claims 
1 day 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Regulator wants a response in 20 days.
 
Ambos with iPads to the rescue in Queensland 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Paramedics to add a new tool to their kit in 2015.
 
Free pies at the MCG to tempt fans over to iBeacon 
By Penny Wolf | 1 day 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Giving customers a reason to try out new tech.
 
ISPs willing to negotiate on 'three strikes' piracy regime 
 
Telstra takes 85k requests for user data in 12 months 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Releases first full-year transparency report.
 
Eftpos trials online payments with Coles, CommBank 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Moves from PoS into online retail.
 
Microsoft defies order to hand over user emails 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
US judge unfreezes search warrant.
 
Customs seizes $80k worth of unauthorised drones 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
WA manufacturer on good behaviour bond.
 
Qld Govt applies ICT-as-a-service mandate to 1WS 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Landmark building to be 'a showpiece for the future'.
 
Westpac warns against licensing IT providers 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Big four bank says proposal could threaten market innovation.
 
Optus automates credit risk; makes 70 redundant 
 
Rogue trading bot suspected cause of Bitcoin slump 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Trades skyrocket over the weekend.
 
Mobile lobby blames federal laws for dodgy airport reception 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Carriers finding it too hard to build towers on federal land.
 
CSIRO drones tackle rainforest weeds 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
UAVs safer and more efficient than manned flights.
 
Google tests drone delivery in country Queensland 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Secret response to Amazon's Prime Air.
 
Samsung to launch smartwatch that can make calls 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Curved device doesn't require a connection to a smartphone.
 
Azure gets Kubernetes and Docker support 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Microsoft open sources visual tool for Kubernetes.
 
Veteran CTO departs Red Hat in a hurry 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Open source business searches for a new tech lead.
 
Tasmanian Govt cuts ICT fund 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
$28m tech piggybank falls in first budget.
 
Qld Health trials self-service kiosks for payroll 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Help for 60 percent of staff without a PC.
 
JPMorgan pulls in the FBI to investigate cyber attacks 
 
SITA switches data centre over to Telstra 
By Brett Winterford | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Migrates facility over a weekend.
 
Google chairman says 'unbreakable' encryption will become a reality 
 
NBN Co aims to double users, revenue in one year 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Speed results go against CBA projections.
 
Dropbox cuts cloud storage prices to match Google 
 
IEEE promotes security skills to software developers 
By Steve Gold | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Opens the 'Centre for Secure Design'.
 
LendingClub files for IPO 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
World's largest online P2P lender cashes up to disrupt.
 
IT chief brings lessons from Qld's payroll pain to NSW 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
NSW Health CIO makes his first address to industry.
 
Netflix open sources security meta search tools 
 
NBN Co appeals $200m Telstra CPI judgment 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Heads back to court after loss.
 
ASIC admits to lack of technical knowledge in s313 use 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to retain use of website blocking notices.
 
HP recalls six million power cords over fire hazard 
Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian users affected.
 
Former Minister plans data centre at scrapped Fairfax plant 
By Steven Kiernan | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tullamarine facility earmarked for server racks.
 
ASIC backs licenses for IT suppliers serving financial markets 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Promotes minimum IT and DR standards.
 
Qld Ambulance opens its dispatch data to the public 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
The app that is keeping senior ambos one step ahead.
 
Will Nutanix be outflanked before reaching IPO? 
By Justin Warren | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
VMware muscles in on storage startup in hyper-converged infrastructure.
 
Telstra blamed for Australia's high bandwidth cost 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aussie pricing 'out of whack' compared to rest of the world.
 
Chinese competition regulators target Microsoft IE 
By Paul Carsten | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
A beachhead for a broader investigation.
 
Unitywater CIO joins NSW Government 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mat Thomas parts ways with Qld utility.
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