Samsung buys Apple Pay rival 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Acquires LoopPay.
 
Researchers make DNA data storage breakthrough 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Data retention for eternity.
 
Microsoft widens Office third-party cloud storage options 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Windows 10, Android in the works.
 
Aussie miners slapped over 'data mining' in WA 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
WA govt moves to create even playing field.
 
Microsoft, Samsung settle patent fee fight 
 
SEC probes suspicious BlackBerry stock trading  
Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Spike on day of Samsung takeover report.
 
VMware tech chief named US govt CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tony Scott joins the White House.
 
VMware and Google in enterprise public cloud tie-up 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
vCloud Air gets Google Cloud Platform service access.
 
Vodafone labels ACMA data request report "inaccurate" 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
AGD figures should be used instead.
 
Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
ABS to expand statistical tracking of the digital economy 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Pairs up with Comms department for IT stats review.
 
Samsung approaches BlackBerry for buyout 
Jan 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Update] Offers up to 60 percent premium on trading price.
 
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.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
AirWatch hole allowed access to other tenant's data 
 
Australian sites vulnerable to new POODLE attack 
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
By Penny Wolf | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Whole-of-gov buying scheme on way.
 
Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
Westpac offers fingerprint log-in for mobile banking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
St George's iPhone, Samsung project expands across bank.
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