HPE private clouds get Azure-powered hardware boost
Deal between Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft sees the firm release a new appliance for creating private clouds using an Azure-like software stack.
Now ?Microsoft puts Cortana to work on key Power BI data
Power BI users can now switch on Cortana to help quiz business datasets accessible through its analytics platform.
?Chrome on Android: Now Google is touting 70 percent data savings
Google says the data-savings feature for Chrome on Android will now block all images from loading, unless the user opts to load them.
?What unhappy Apple Watch owners think: Limited, poor battery, lacks value
But new study also finds that just under half of Watch owners dissatisfied with their device will give it a second chance when Apple releases the next version.
Cabcharge extends RFID technology to car parks
Cabcharge will begin the rollout of its "windows up" technology in London following a successful trial of the taxi-like payment technology in a Secure Parking car park in Sydney.
Almost two-thirds of Australians prefer NFC to cash: MasterCard
Contactless payments are the preferred payment method for 66 percent of Australians, with 64 percent preferring it to cash, according to a survey conducted for MasterCard.
NSW government announces emergency services telco strategy
The NSW government is consolidating its public safety agency telco assets under one agency, and sending the Telco Authority to lobby the federal government to advocate emergency services spectrum allocation.
Kaspersky: 1 in 7 people use one password
Security firm Kaspersky has found that one in seven people are leaving themselves open to attack by having the one password for multiple accounts.
Google denies Israeli YouTube monitoring deal
The Israeli government has corrected its statement on Google agreeing to help monitor YouTube content after the tech giant denied an agreement had been reached.
Samsung inject new blood into mobile division
Samsung's annual leadership reshuffle has seen Koh Dong-jin named as president and head of the mobile division, with JK Shin to stay on as CEO
BlackBerry to exit Pakistan over privacy concerns
The Canadian former giant BlackBerry has ended speculation by announcing on Monday that it will exit the Pakistani market before the end of 2015.
Datacom and MBIE resolve Immigration NZ project dispute
A report from NZ Treasury reveals a disagreement on scope between the government super-ministry and ICT services provider Datacom.
Armada Collective makes ransom demands on Greek banks: Report
Banking sources say hackers have disrupted internet services and made bitcoin ransom demands against three Greek banks, but have not accessed client details.
?Eight Wire pushes for fixed-price data migration
Conductor tool offers consumption-based data migration charges based on the number of rows of data shifted.
Loss-making Fronde finds a new CEO to lead cloud push
Anthony Belsham appointed to revive company after a tough 2015 financial year.
Is Australia's telco national security law compatible with human rights?
The exposure draft on telco national security waves away any concerns over the right to privacy, saying its collection of personal info will be lawful thanks to its own law.
'Technical issues' see ANZ internet banking go offline
Following the launch of its newly revamped internet banking platform, ANZ has been forced to take it offline to fix the 'technical issues' that it is experiencing.
Equinix gears for cloud density influx into Australia
Equinix APAC director of cloud Eric Hui has predicted the number of cloud providers in Australia will increase over the next year as more businesses adopt cloud.
?ATO calls for public feedback on digital consultation paper
The Australian Taxation Office continues to push forward plans to improve the digital experience taxpayers have with the agency.
Treasury reports the benefits of three major ICT projects are in doubt
A Police payroll project, Customs' Joint Border Management System and a new platform for Statistics NZ are threatened.