Government rolls back dual ministerial offshore cloud approval
The Australian federal government has rolled back the dual ministerial approval process that had been required for agencies to move their cloud IT infrastructure offshore.
Consumer cloud storage needs to be enterprise class too: Ask Jennifer Lawrence
We treat consumer cloud services as if they are expected to be less robust and less secure than the clouds we use for mission-critical data. But that should not be the case.
Don?t play favourites with startup funding: StartupAUS
The Australian tech startup industry is calling on the federal government not to play favourites with its Entrepreneurs? Infrastructure Programme funding, saying that grants should be merit-based and not favour any particular sector.
Turnbull seeks overhaul of NBN migration
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull is looking to refine the process of moving customers from Telstra's legacy network onto the NBN, with some customers in the first 15 areas still waiting for an NBN connection.
German court bans Uber
A Frankfurt regional court ruling has resulted in Uber being banned across Germany.
Down, down, Coles IT jobs go down
Coles has confirmed that the company will be shedding more than 400 jobs from its Store Support Centre in Melbourne?s Tooronga, with IT and other back office roles expected to be cut.
Brandis warns against future Snowdens and Mannings
Australian government agencies will be required to implement stringent new security policies, to monitor public servants in order to protect the government against the 'insidious enemy' of the 'trusted insiders' leaking sensitive information to the public.
AMD releases trio of affordable eight-core FX desktop processors
While Intel's first eight-core CPU for client PCs costs $999, its rival is offering one for less than $150.
Microsoft re-releases withdrawn updates
Three non-security updates that were withdrawn shortly after release in August have been re-released. Unexplained changes made to over 100 x64 Windows 7 updates.
Apple denies breach in celebrity iCloud 'hack'
Apple admits accounts compromised but states: 'None of the cases we have investigated has resulted from any breach in any of Apple?s systems including iCloud or Find my iPhone.'
The Home Depot investigates possibility of massive data breach
Reports are out that a new batch of stolen credit and debit cards hit the cybercrime underground on Tuesday, with multiple banks confirming that The Home Depot stores may be the source.
Google gets down to serious business with ?Google for Work?
Google?s business portfolio is undergoing a dramatic revision, starting by changing the names of its enterprise products and teams.
Rebooting on Mars
NASA will be reformatting the flash memory on its Mars rover Opportunity.
Microsoft adds monthly in-app subscription option to Office for iPad
Microsoft Office for iPad users now have the option to subscribe to Office 365 monthly and from inside Word, Excel or PowerPoint.
Windows Server users now get to build OpenStack clouds on Ubuntu
Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has produced plugins that let Windows Server run as a guest operating system on Ubuntu and OpenStack.
BlackBerry plots Passport launch for September 24
Another day, another invite to the tech media. "See the bigger picture," BlackBerry says. It doesn't take a rocket science degree to work out what we'll be seeing.
The Hidden Cost of Compliance (Infographic)
Database auditing is an integral part of every organization?s compliance protocol, but the built-in auditing tools that come with your database exact a heavy toll on hardware, software, storage, and human resource costs.
Compuware goes private in $2.5 billion deal
Compuware becomes the second mainframe and applications management company to go private in recent months as it sells to Thoma Bravo.
The state of IT jobs in the US
What are the significant trends in the US IT job market, and which jobs are likely to be 'hot' in the future?
Research: 59 percent concerned IT skill set will become obsolete
The fear of obsolescence is driving many IT professionals to further their education and obtain new certifications, according to a Tech Pro Research survey on the future of IT jobs.