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LA's $1.5b iPads in schools experiment hits trouble 
12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Review uncovers late curriculum, probity concerns.
 
Canberra's wi-fi network to block file sharing P2P traffic 
 
Competition review joins chorus against 'Australia tax' 
By Paris Cowan | 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Backs circumvention techniques.
 
DSL remains Australia's main business broadband option 
By Juha Saarinen | 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Only big business taking up FTTP.
 
Victoria looks to automate the dispatch of bushfire aircraft 
By Allie Coyne | 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Seeks system to get firefighters in the air faster.
 
Microsoft shuts Silicon Valley R&D centre 
By Bill Rigby | 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Research hub falls victim to second round job cuts.
 
Victoria appoints privacy and data protection commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Familiar face to fill new role.
 
Defence eHealth project blows out by $77 million 
By John Hilvert | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Department stumbles at implementation hurdles.
 
Cloudflare launches open source keyless SSL 
 
Google follows Apple to lock itself out of devices 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
But iPhone hacker warns data is not completely safe.
 
SAP buys cloud travel expense platform Concur 
By Penny Wolf | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Deal inked for $8.13 billion.
 
Vic 000 operator slams telcos over mobile location delays 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Telstra says capability should be ready in weeks.
 
CenITex finances recover as agency prepares to shut down 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Closure set for '18 to 24 months’.
 
Oracle's Ellison steps aside 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Co-CEOs Catz and Hurd take over.
 
Apple patches security issues in OS X Mavericks 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Low-level OS component vulnerabilities plugged.
 
Apple blocks govt data requests with iOS 8 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Moves to strengthen privacy provisions.
 
US Govt taking 'unnecessary risks' with Healthcare.gov 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
US watchdog finds website still vulnerable one year on.
 
Ezidebit acquired for $305 million 
By Penny Wolf | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Payments giant buys foothold in APAC market.
 
Bug delays Apple's HealthKit availability on iOS 8 
By Christina Farr | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Apps temporarily pulled due to flaw.
 
Microsoft moves .NET code samples to GitHub 
 
eBay cross-scripting vulnerability exploited 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Auction site slow to respond.
 
Origin Energy completes troubled SAP transformation 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Claims to have beaten deadline and saved $100 million.
 
Chinese hacked US military contractors 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Senate panel releases report.
 
Cisco buys private cloud provider startup Metacloud 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Acquisition to accelerate Intercloud offering.
 
Apple targets Android with iPhone migration guide 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Ahead of iOS 8 general availability.
 
Adobe plugs critical security holes in Acrobat, Reader 
By Penny Wolf | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Delayed priority one patches now available.
 
Victoria Police to get ASIO-like spying powers 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
But commissioner remains concerned about data security.
 
Rackspace dumps plans to sell 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Names new CEO.
 
Apple gives iCloud two-factor authentication 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Third-party apps will need passwords generated.
 
Tech giants' tax structures threatened by new rules 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
OECD releases international taxation draft.
 
Qld Police not convinced by body worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Privacy, resourcing hurdles for Brisbane 'robocops'.
 
IBM releases Watson Analytics beta for businesses 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Features natural language queries.
 
Micro Focus to buy Attachmate for $1.3bn 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
All-share merger to create new listed entity.
 
Telco industry lobbies for 000 calls via SMS, VoIP, apps  
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Emergency comms must keep up with expectations.
 
DHS works to fix aged care processing glitch 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Staff forced to manually generate advice.
 
‘Frankenstein’ robots merge rat brain, human eye at QUT 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Researchers aim to create better navigation software.
 
Facebook open sources McRouter tool 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Handles close to five billion requests at Facebook.
 
Govts pressure Google for more user data 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Australian requests dip slightly.
 
Microsoft forks out $2.8bn for Minecraft maker Mojang 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Attempt to lure users to mobile OS.
 
Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Will track blood sugar, pressure levels.
 
Extreme upgrade pain for XtremIO customers 
 
Economists: Consumers will suffer under copyright crackdown 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Costs of piracy scheme will be passed on to buyers.
 
Snowden accuses NZ PM of lying about mass surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Five days out from national election.
 
Qld MPs push for faster NBN rollout to remote areas 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Poor internet connections block telehealth benefits.
 
US govt threatened huge fines to make Yahoo release user data 
 
Canberra Data Centres goes national 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes up space with Digital Realty.
 
NSW Police named as FinFisher spyware user 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wikileaks values license at $2.6 million.
 
Google offers $100k to tech start-ups 
By Steven Kiernan | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims to get new data centre users on board.
 
NBN Co targets unserviceable premises in Tasmania 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Also renews $183 million Silcar contract.
 
NBN Co offers incentives for battery-free fibre connections 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
In spite of warnings about power-cut risks.
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