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Data retention bill fails scrutiny test 
By Allie Coyne | 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Senate committee recommends fixing ill-defined, far-reaching scheme.
 
Lundy to stay in touch with tech beyond politics 
By Paris Cowan | 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Senator won't re-contest upper house seat.
 
Australian Govt to rethink cyber security strategy 
By Allie Coyne | 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Six-year old policy to be refreshed.
 
Prime Minister’s department to set up its own MOOC 
By Paris Cowan | 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Takes a fresh approach to training public servants.
 
US-CERT issues alert for Regin state-sponsored malware 
 
Southern Cross Cable telcos 'partnered' with spy agencies 
By Juha Saarinen | 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Cable itself not tapped, CEO says.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
Service Stream welcomes new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Ex-Westpac, Orica IT exec appointed.
 
First 3D printer in space goes to work for NASA 
By Paris Cowan | 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Manufacturing self-sufficiency in Earth's orbit.
 
Microsoft to pay China $160m for tax evasion 
1 day 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Authorities tipped off by suspicious reported performance.
 
NBN Co cuts CVC pricing for RSPs 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Commits to 12.5 percent reduction.
 
Australian Govt rolls out cybercrime reporting site 
By John Hilvert | 1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
ACORN pitched as 'national policing initiative'.
 
WA Police on the hunt for a new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Leader will steer $25m CAD replacement.
 
Pub punters can pay for beers, bets using their phone 
By Brett Winterford | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Tabcorp to roll out beacons in gaming outlets.
 
Sony Pictures suffers network outage after apparent hack 
1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Company data may have been stolen.
 
Senate committee backs dumping OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Opinion split down party lines.
 
Adobe urges users to patch critical Flash Player flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Attackers quick to exploit earlier, inadequate patch.
 
TV exec named first CEO of ISOC-AU 
By Andrew Colley | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Online copyright, privacy new priorities.
 
AWS ups storage ante with 5TB Zocalo files 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Mobile clients get upgrades.
 
Westpac hires SAP man as CTO 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Creates four new IT lead positions.
 
Aus Govt CTO readies cloud email, desktop services 
By John Hilvert | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Scoping study is in, approach to market coming.
 
ME Bank appoints young gun as CIO 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Mark Gay replaces Kathryn Hawkins.
 
Google releases enterprise anti-malware tool for Macs 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
"Santa" software arrives in time for Christmas.
 
Defence spends $50m to upgrade RAAF's air traffic systems 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
First step in long-running modernisation.
 
Vic Coalition promises $25m for police smart devices 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Re-elected government will stump up for mobility vision.
 
Google split put to European vote this week 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Underlines widespread concern amoung EU politicians.
 
Regin state-sponsored malware traced to UK, US spies: report 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Used in surveillance on EU, Belgian telco.
 
Telstra, DiData battle for Canberra cloud market 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Big players announce govt-focused services.
 
Google flying more, longer-lasting Project Loon balloons 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Clocks faster deployment speeds in high-altitude internet initiative.
 
Third-party app data at risk from iOS 'Masque' flaw 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
App developers encouraged to encrypt data on devices.
 
Backdoor trojan discovered stalking high-profile targets 
 
Qld Transport to replace core registration system 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
State's biggest citizen info repository set for overhaul.
 
NSA chief admits Chinese cyber attacks could shut down US infrastructure 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Reveals evidence of reconnaissance missions.
 
European Parliament proposes Google split 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
 
SA Minister apologises for handling of rego systems outage 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Promises refunds for customers charged more than once.
 
Infosys execs ousted after Apple overbilling scandal 
 
RBS hit with $102m fine for IT failures 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Systems crash lands bank in regulatory hot water.
 
Qld chopper rescue bases go high-tech 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Sharing screen views between sites.
 
Govt kicks off cost-benefit analysis of emergency services spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
PFA welcomes action on pre-election promise.
 
Vodafone would sell Australian operation 'for the right price' 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Telco boss Colao invites offers for non-core assets.
 
Wife of accused Sydney Uni IT fraudster admits lying to ICAC 
 
Mozilla dumps Google for Yahoo as default search 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
No single global default search engine for Firefox.
 
MPs reject e-voting over cost, integrity fears 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
No need to tempt the ‘luck of the Irish’.
 
WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encryption 
By Ashley Carman | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offers extra-strength security.
 
NBN Co won't shadow TPG for basement fibre 
By Andrew Colley | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Works to boost MDU rollout.
 
AWS slammed for secrecy over renewable energy goal 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Greenpeace sceptical of data centre sustainability pledge.
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
CSIRO chief joins Rio Tinto board 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tech experience makes her 'great fit' for miner.
 
Tech start-ups battle it out for Westpac funding 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
House price prediction platform wins out.
 
Azure cloud suffers multi-region outage 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Microsoft offers details on bug.
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