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Aussie police back national facial recognition database 
By Paris Cowan | 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
State, federal law enforcement agree on plan to tackle organised crime.
 
Defence awards $77m radio support contract 
By Brendon Foye | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Contractor Harris given additional work following rollout.
 
Qld Health aims to be off XP in 12 months 
By Paris Cowan | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
New CTO laments "worst piece of kit" in state hospitals.
 
Australia spared the worst of rise in web attacks: Akamai 
By Juha Saarinen | 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Report paints bleak picture of increasingly hostile internet.
 
Millions of Android phones don't completely wipe data 
By Allie Coyne | 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Flawed factory reset leaves data accessible.
 
Nokia map unit starts bidding war 
19 hours ago | Comment Now 
German carmakers, Uber and Baidu bid in HERE auction.
 
Five Eyes spies sought to subvert Google, Samsung app stores 
By Juha Saarinen | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Attempted to plant malware, spread misinformation.
 
Apple iCloud suffers widespread outages overnight 
By Juha Saarinen | 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Multiple services go down.
 
Dallas Buyers Club will chase other ISP customers over piracy 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Gets two weeks to submit letters to court.
 
Aussie customers double-billed due to PayPal glitch 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Users charged twice for one transaction.
 
US aims to limit zero-day sales to Five Eyes 
1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Would treat unknown software vulnerabilities as weapons.
 
Communications moves data centre offsite in $18m deal 
By Brendon Foye | 1 day 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Signs infrastructure-as-a-service deal with ASG.
 
Square sets up shop in Australia 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Jack Dorsey's payments company opens Melbourne HQ.
 
NetApp to cut 500 jobs 
1 day 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Lower OEM sales hurt bottom line.
 
LogJam leaves browsers vulnerable to MiTM attack 
By Doug Drinkwater | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Tens of thousands of web services affected.
 
Apple, Android app makers not swayed by mobile Windows 10 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Too much effort for little gain.
 
Telstra reveals large-scale security breach at Pacnet 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Unknown attackers used SQL injection to gain access to corporate network.
 
Vic Treasurer denies IT funding moratorium 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Places hopes in ‘out-of-the-box’ technology.
 
Corruption inquiry hears of Ultranet’s chequered beginnings 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Manager raised concerns about $1m Oracle contribution.
 
Tech giants urge Obama to rule out backdoors 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Policy would weaken infosec and undermine human rights.
 
IT workarounds threaten privacy of children in care: Qld Auditor 
 
Australia Post proposes to outsource 108 IT jobs 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Fujitsu named preferred partner.
 
ATO considers white-labelling myTax 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
May offer product to tax agents.
 
US hedge funds continue to dump Apple stakes 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
While Icahn claims company is "dramatically undervalued".
 
iiNet to offer free legal advice to DBC pirates 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Will alert customers whose details have been passed on.
 
Aussie retailers unite to set industry standard for data exchange 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Dick Smith CIO leads charge to "remove waste".
 
Michael Malone joins Yatango board 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
One in a trio of telco heavyweights.
 
Google Compute Engine prices slashed 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Introduces new, cheap preemptible virtual machines.
 
Court to reduce Apple's win in Samsung patent case 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Finds Samsung didn't infringe on look and feel.
 
MyGov digital mail to expand to businesses 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
DTO reveals multi-year project.
 
Qld Privacy Commission sends out Yammer warning 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Public servants told not to let down their guard.
 
More Java holes found in Google App Engine 
 
SAP hires new Aussie chief 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Andrew Barkla departs after three years.
 
Google autonomous cars to hit public roads 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Local law requires steering wheels, brakes.
 
Data analytics getting boots on the pitch 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Football NSW on its first two years away from the Excel spreadsheet.
 
Westpac fires starting pistol on core banking upgrade 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
St George readies itself for move to Celeriti.
 
Microsoft rules out free Win10 upgrades for pirate copies 
 
Defanging Venom hypervisor attacks 'easy': researcher 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Single configuration change required.
 
Labor wants all school kids to learn to code 
By Paris Cowan | May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Opposition stakes budget reply on innovation economy.
 
CSC prepares internal split 
May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wants to separate government from IT.
 
Immigration CIO leaves to join Health 
By Allie Coyne | May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Paul Madden takes over e-health drive.
 
Vocus sells 10 percent stake in Amcom 
By Allie Coyne | May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
To increase chance of merger.
 
United Airlines offers air miles as bug bounty 
May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
But don't touch internal, onboard systems.
 
Macquarie consortium buys tower operator Crown Castle Australia 
By Juha Saarinen | May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wants to focus on small cell sites in the US instead.
 
WA budget pulls $110m out of IT spending 
By Paris Cowan | May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Education and Police hardest hit by tech savings drive.
 
Telstra named Australia's most complained about telco 
By Allie Coyne | May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Vodafone turnaround pays off, Optus continues bad run.
 
Windows 10 to launch in seven editions 
By Juha Saarinen | May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Internet of Things version joins enterprise, home editions.
 
US House votes to end bulk collection of phone data 
May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Spy agencies could have powers reined in.
 
Venom vulnerability poisons Xen hypervisor 
By Juha Saarinen | May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Virtual floppy disc drive code is exploitable.
 
SingTel boosts Optus capex to fight fixed-line, 4G rivals 
By Allie Coyne | May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Forecasts $1.8bn spend over next year.
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