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IoT enables the 'Uberising of citizens': IoT Alliance Australia
Wednesday August 23, 2017 5:04 am GMT

Before smart cities are built and citizens are 'Uberised', a trust framework for data sharing needs to be established in Australia, according to the non-profit body representing IoT in Australia.

Data#3 claims record AU$15.4m profit in FY17
Wednesday August 23, 2017 4:26 am GMT

Data#3 reported an after-tax profit of AU$15.4 million on revenue of AU$1.1 billion in the 2017 financial year.

​IBM Blockchain to help prevent contamination in global food supply chain
Wednesday August 23, 2017 4:19 am GMT

IBM has announced a partnership with Walmart, Nestlé, Unilever, and others that will see the consortium adopt the tech giant's blockchain solution to prevent food contamination.

Silicon Quantum Computing launched to commercialise UNSW quantum work
Wednesday August 23, 2017 3:20 am GMT

The new company will accelerate the university's push towards a 10-qubit system.

ACS subsea cable to go live mid-2018 as Vocus announces AU$1.5b net loss
Wednesday August 23, 2017 3:14 am GMT

Despite adding a link to Christmas Island, Vocus is predicting that its ASC subsea cable will be live by July 2018, ahead of competitor systems Trident and Indigo.

Startups and SMEs to receive bigger chunk of government IT spend
Wednesday August 23, 2017 1:28 am GMT

The Australian government will be extending the amount of IT spend set aside for smaller players from 30 percent to 40 percent over the next year, with the increase currently worth around AU$650 million.

DOJ amends request for data from anti-Trump site
Wednesday August 23, 2017 12:37 am GMT

The Justice Department attempts to allay First and Fourth Amendment concerns but continues to seek data on visitors to an anti-Trump website.b

Facebook isn't sure how much money it earns from Australia, and the ATO is fine with it
Wednesday August 23, 2017 12:22 am GMT

The social network can target ads to users like they are heat-seeking missiles, but don't ask it to identify what country the person buying from the ads is in.

The enterprise must secure against the IoT: Fortinet
Tuesday August 22, 2017 11:38 pm GMT

Securing against the Internet of Things is not just the responsibility of manufacturer, Fortinet has said.

Gatwick's airport app is taking off... and should inspire others to follow its example
Tuesday August 22, 2017 10:31 pm GMT

Gatwick's popular Community App provides vital information to thousands of people working for hundreds of different companies at London's second-biggest airport. It's being taken up by many other airports and could also work well for other diverse \"mini-cities\" such as universities, malls and technology parks.

GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving to step down
Tuesday August 22, 2017 9:25 pm GMT

After Irving retires at the end of the year, current GoDaddy president and chief operating officer Scott Wagner will replace him.

Intuit's Q4 gets QuickBooks Online boost, names new CFO
Tuesday August 22, 2017 8:59 pm GMT

Intuit said it improved QuickBooks Online and landed more subscribers. In addition, Michelle Clatterbuck will replace Neil Williams as CFO.

Salesforce beats Q2 targets, subscription revenue up 26 percent
Tuesday August 22, 2017 8:34 pm GMT

CEO Marc Benioff personally crowned the company as the first cloud software vendor to break the $10 billion revenue run rate.

Microsoft shows off Brainwave 'real-time AI' platform on FPGAs
Tuesday August 22, 2017 7:39 pm GMT

Microsoft is sharing more details about its plans for bringing its deep-learning platform to customizable chips -- a step toward making Azure an 'AI cloud.'

Walmart expands grocery delivery program with Uber
Tuesday August 22, 2017 6:50 pm GMT

Walmart first partnered with Uber a year ago when it kicked off a pilot program that also included Lyft and Deliv.

​Interested in the top job at Infosys? Here is the quicksand that awaits you
Tuesday August 22, 2017 6:16 pm GMT

No one in their right mind would want to inherit a job that brings with it meddling founders at war with an out-of-sync board, where acquisitions will be endlessly questioned if they happen at all, and a climate of conservatism in business strategy abounds when risk taking is the only antidote for survival.

Back to school: We test inexpensive 3D printers for students of all ages
Tuesday August 22, 2017 5:52 pm GMT

Do you like dino skulls? Of course you do. We have a T-Rex skull, a 300,000 year old hominid jaw, 3D printed mountain ranges, and some Arduino tools to show off along with CR-10 and MOD-t 3D printers. This is gonna be awesome!

Red Hat adds Microsoft's .NET Core 2.0 to its Linux and cloud offerings
Tuesday August 22, 2017 4:51 pm GMT

The latest version of Microsoft's open-source .NET Core platform will be available soon across Red Hat's Linux and open hybrid cloud offerings.

Microsoft to cease work on its GigJam collaboration service
Tuesday August 22, 2017 4:39 pm GMT

Microsoft is halting work on its GigJam collaboration service in September, two years after its initial launch and before it ever exited preview.

QVC looks to augmented reality to boost shopper engagement
Tuesday August 22, 2017 4:03 pm GMT

The aim with the AR experiment is to create an immersive dual-screen experience that brings shoppers closer to the network and the brands that sell within it.

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