Kathryn Small

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VeriSign boasts secure authentication in the cloud

VeriSign boasts secure authentication in the cloud

VeriSign today announced strong growth for its VIP identity protection service, including the imminent launch of DocLocker, an online document storage system.
Nov 6 2008 2:17PM
Sensis concedes Australian web search to Google

Sensis concedes Australian web search to Google

Sensis and Google today announced a commercial partnership to provide local searches through Google, and place Yellow business listings on Google Maps.
Nov 3 2008 3:35PM
ATO loses thousands of records on unencrypted CD

ATO loses thousands of records on unencrypted CD

The Australian Taxation Office lost an unencrypted CD containing thousands of personal details – and waited three weeks to inform those affected of the loss.
Oct 31 2008 3:05PM
Arctic explorers take modern tech on 700km trek

Arctic explorers take modern tech on 700km trek

When two young Aussie explorers set out on a 700km Arctic expedition, they took some surprising technology with them. iTnews looks at some everyday hardware that withstood the harshest environments.
Oct 29 2008 6:00AM
ICT departments will lead the way in sustainability: forum

ICT departments will lead the way in sustainability: forum

ICT departments will have to measure their carbon emissions and find ways to reduce them. That’s the message from the recent AIIA Sustainability Forum in Melbourne.
Oct 22 2008 2:53PM
Microsoft launches aggressive pursuit of pirates

Microsoft launches aggressive pursuit of pirates

Microsoft has launched a devastating attack against alleged counterfeiters and pirates, taking simultaneous legal action in Australia and 48 countries on six continents for what they declared to be “Global Anti-Piracy Day”.
Oct 22 2008 6:40AM
Data breaches caused by human error, hardware theft

Data breaches caused by human error, hardware theft

Human error and hardware theft are the two main causes of data breaches, according to Symantec’s recent survey into Data Loss Prevention.
Oct 21 2008 5:00PM
NAB shuts down controversial social media site

NAB shuts down controversial social media site

NAB has shut down its social media website experiment, amidst criticism over the way it allegedly treated commentators.
Oct 16 2008 3:14PM
Malcolm Turnbull joins Twitter community

Malcolm Turnbull joins Twitter community

Federal Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull has joined the ranks of celebrities and influential tech leaders in getting a Twitter account -- and the results are surprisingly mundane.
Oct 16 2008 10:57AM
NAB accused of dishonesty by social media commentators

NAB accused of dishonesty by social media commentators

NAB's latest social media experiment has been slammed by commentators and customers as 'dishonest and not-very clever' behaviour.
Oct 16 2008 12:21AM
Auctioneers turn to real life ID checks

Auctioneers turn to real life ID checks

Online traders in Australia should use better ID verification systems so that consumers can tell the difference between fraudulent and honest sellers, says OZtion MD Philip Druce. iTnews looks at the security surrounding auction house accounts.
Oct 10 2008 2:49PM
Australia's "first" LED TV launched by Samsung

Australia's "first" LED TV launched by Samsung

South Korean firm Samsung Electronics has beat its competitors to the market with Australia’s first LED television under $9999 – “arguably the most stunning picture ever seen on a television.”
Oct 3 2008 3:31PM
Apathy, security and fear hinder social media, study finds

Apathy, security and fear hinder social media, study finds

While social media like Facebook, Linkedin and instant messaging are increasingly being used in the workplace, new research shows that it's a highly unplanned area of development.
Oct 3 2008 11:45AM
Telstra rebuffs R&D criticism

Telstra rebuffs R&D criticism

Telstra’s chief technology officer Hugh Bradlow today responded to NICTA CEO David Skellern’s comments that Telstra was 'a disgrace' to the state of research and development in Australia.
Sep 24 2008 3:43PM
IBM close to agreement with Flightdeck workers

IBM close to agreement with Flightdeck workers

Tensions at IBM’s Flightdeck facility in Baulkham Hills have eased after union members voted to accept the direction of the current negotiations.
Sep 24 2008 2:06PM
Telstra 'a disgrace' to Aussie R&D, NICTA CEO says

Telstra 'a disgrace' to Aussie R&D, NICTA CEO says

NICTA CEO David Skellern said that Telstra is 'a disgrace' and called on the federal government to give more support to the ICT industry.
Sep 23 2008 4:16PM
Vodafone launches unlimited music downloads

Vodafone launches unlimited music downloads

Vodafone today launched an unlimited music downloads service, allowing users to download thousands of songs to their mobile phones for a fixed price per month.
Sep 22 2008 9:07AM
Telstra slams Optus for cancelling Fusion wireless broadband

Telstra slams Optus for cancelling Fusion wireless broadband

Telstra slammed Optus as 'a disaster' after Australia’s number two carrier cancelled its popular Fusion wireless broadband service.
Sep 18 2008 5:39PM
ExitReality launches 3D browsing for 'the entire Web'

ExitReality launches 3D browsing for 'the entire Web'

Melbourne-based company ExitReality today launched software that renders two dimensional webpages into three dimensional scenes – like something out of a computer game.
Sep 18 2008 4:11PM
Telstra announces pre-paid wireless broadband

Telstra announces pre-paid wireless broadband

Telstra has taken another swipe at Optus, announcing today that it will offer pre-paid access to its Next G wireless broadband network –- but Telstra’s plans are more expensive than its rivals.
Sep 17 2008 3:05PM

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