Australian Red Cross apologises for massive data leak
Friday October 28, 2016 1:50 am GMT
Half a million Australians look to be impacted by a data leak that the Red Cross has put down to human error.
Baidu posts third-quarter profit just shy of 3b yuan
Friday October 28, 2016 1:32 am GMT
The Chinese version of Google has reported an 11 percent year-on-year profit increase to 2.787 billion yuan for the third quarter.
Vodafone fined Â£4.6m by Ofcom for Â£150k PAYG error
Friday October 28, 2016 12:26 am GMT
An IT system migration error cost Vodafone customers a collective Â£150,000 over a 1.5-year period, with the mishandling of complaints also costing the telecommunications carrier.
Hands-on: Apple's new MacBook Pro is a looker
Thursday October 27, 2016 9:58 pm GMT
Apple's new MacBook Pro comes with a few new tricks and a complete redesign.
Apple to revive the Macbook, as iPad falters and IBM launches biggest Mac rollout ever
Thursday October 27, 2016 3:39 pm GMT
Apple is preparing to re-energize the Mac, and it has a surprising new ally in IBM. But Microsoft has a trick up its sleeve this week, too.
End to airport security lines? New US trials set for AI-powered body scanners
Thursday October 27, 2016 2:09 pm GMT
US airports may soon have AI-powered body scanners, from a firm backed by Bill Gates, which don't do a virtual strip search.
â€‹Microsoft Office malware: Now more users get anti-hacker, macro-blocking features
Thursday October 27, 2016 12:18 pm GMT
Office 2013 can now also put a stop to users opening documents containing nasty VBA macros.
Horrible hacks, death robots, and kamikaze phones: Meet the scariest tech of the year
Thursday October 27, 2016 11:05 am GMT
These might be the stuff of nightmares.
Former NSA exec: We misjudged potential of insider threats like Snowden
Thursday October 27, 2016 10:51 am GMT
Chris Inglis, former deputy director of the NSA, warns that connected systems mean malicious insiders can now do damage more quickly and more easily than ever.
Windows security: Google flags up new critical Adobe Flash Player flaw
Thursday October 27, 2016 10:07 am GMT
Hackers are once again using a new flaw in Flash Player to remotely hack computers, but Adobe has now rushed out a patch for it.
Fintech company Adyen bridges gap between local enterprises and global markets
Thursday October 27, 2016 6:21 am GMT
Adyen, the fintech company powering the payments systems of companies like Netflix and Spotify, believes there is a big opportunity to serve Australian enterprises looking to go global.
â€‹Samsung heir-apparent Jay Y Lee named board member
Thursday October 27, 2016 3:30 am GMT
Samsung heir-apparent Jay Y Lee has been named a board member at the Samsung Electronics shareholders' meeting, coming to the forefront to run South Korea's largest conglomerate.
â€‹Samsung to cap battery charge of unreturned Note 7s at 60 percent
Thursday October 27, 2016 3:16 am GMT
The South Korean tech giant will commence a software update to cap battery charging at 60 percent, again, for Galaxy Note 7s yet to be returned.
Samsung mobile down 96 percent as Note 7 wipes out division's Q3 operating profit
Thursday October 27, 2016 2:39 am GMT
While the Note 7 debacle continues to hit Samsung's mobile fortunes, revenue has dropped across all three divisions of Samsung Electronics.
NZ government announces NZ$150m RBI extension, mobile blackspots program
Thursday October 27, 2016 1:46 am GMT
The New Zealand government is targeting broadband coverage in regional areas by extending fixed-line services and announcing funding for a mobile blackspot project.
â€‹Thodey reflects on Telstra to drum in importance of reinvention
Thursday October 27, 2016 1:06 am GMT
The former CEO of Australia's largest telecommunications provider has urged CIOs to reinvent the way their organisations do business to avoid becoming irrelevant.
â€‹NAB claims outages down by two-thirds
Wednesday October 26, 2016 11:41 pm GMT
The Australian banking giant has posted a AU$352 million statutory net profit for the 2016 financial year and has praised its reduction in 'technology incidents'.
Xiaomi unveils its priciest handsets, but for whom?
Wednesday October 26, 2016 11:00 pm GMT
Xiaomi's lack of clear market positioning has defied its efforts to expand its influence, and is gradually seeing it outstripped by other Chinese peers.
â€‹University of Sydney to fight social challenges with new data science centre
Wednesday October 26, 2016 8:31 pm GMT
The centre will interpret data to solve real world problems including the creation of tools and software that can address economic and social challenges.
Video: Louisville innovation chief excited to bridge smart city to smart home
Wednesday October 26, 2016 4:55 pm GMT
ZDNet spoke with Louisville's chief of civic innovation, Grace Simrall, about how smart cities can benefit their citizens, and vise versa.
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