No Windows 10 for Surface RT devices 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Microsoft plans crippled update for Windows RT.
 
Amazon to buy Israeli start-up chipmaker 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Annapurna Labs taken over for up to $462m.
 
Photos: Microsoft's Windows 10 and HoloLens 
By Juha Saarinen, Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Holographic augmented reality headset to arrive alongside latest OS.
 
Microsoft debuts holographic computing with Windows 10 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Offers one set of code for all devices on new OS.
 
Over 1800 Minecraft account details posted on the web 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Second largest leak in recent times.
 
Nothing beats bulk intelligence gathering: US report  
Jan 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
No "technology magic" alternative exists for security.
 
Adelaide Uni unshackles students from workstations 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Virtual apps respond to BYOD boom.
 
CommBank resurrects CISO role 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Cyber security chief gains new title.
 
Microsoft begins winding down support for Windows 7 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Mainstream support ends today.
 
Censorship isn't the answer 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Eroded privacy doesn't guarantee safety.
 
UK PM wants to ban encrypted comms  
By Paris Cowan | Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Election pledge aims to keep chatter within intelligence's reach.
 
Microsoft accuses Google of early bug publication 
Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Windows 8.1 flaw revealed before Patch Tuesday fix.
 
Obama to announce new cybersecurity plans 
Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Identity theft, privacy protection and broadband on the agenda.
 
Microsoft dumps free pre-Patch Tuesday notices 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Advance notification service limited to premier customers.
 
Verizon enterprise cloud plans 48 hour outage 
By Penny Wolf | Jan 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Company leaves customers with no options.
 
Taiwan clears Chinese smartphone-makers of privacy breach 
Dec 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
National security fears averted.
 
Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
In defence of automatic updating 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog Post] Auto Windows updates are a necessary evil.
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