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Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories

25 September, 2014

Apple's 'flexi' phone vs Blackberry's "bizarre" one; Bionic brains will be analog; When your car just won't listen; Home Depot needs data DIY.


Experts savage eBay's hack response; Ellison replaced as Oracle CEO; Aussie cops want more Google user data

23 September, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Experts have criticised eBay for its response to a hack designed to steal users' credentials; Ellison steps down as CEO, but stays as CTO and executive chairman; and Australian authorities requested more information on Google users in the first half of 2014 than in the same period in 2013.


Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories for 18 September

18 September, 2014

Frankenstein robots are coming; BP's £4bn fat finger fail; Detroit's 'broken' IT system; How random is your smartphone?; Big cat 'bot can bound.


Consumer identity management - 10 key areas

17 September, 2014 by Jan Zeilinga, CTO, First Point Global

The explosion of mobile, social, cloud and big data is challenging all of us to come up with new customer-facing solutions.


Five million Gmail passwords 'leaked'; TPG FTTB gets ACCC go-ahead

15 September, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Almost five million Gmail addresses and passwords have been posted online, but not everyone's convinced they're all genuine; and the ACCC says it won't stand in the way of TPG's fibre-to-the-basement plans.


Geek Weekly: Our top tech stories for 11 September

11 September, 2014

NASA's Moon computer; $47m idea that sucks; IBM's Watson could cure you; Brain-to-brain messaging; Outages galore this week.


Field Service Business magazine launches

27 August, 2014

Specialist business-to-business magazine and digital publisher Westwick-Farrow Media (WFM) - publisher of Technology Decisions - has launched Field Service Business, Australia's first dedicated media channel for the field service sector.


Moving from government to e-government

26 August, 2014 by Kevin Hayes, VP, Australia and New Zealand, OpenText

The move to e-government offers many rewards and eliminates many risks arising from uncontrolled, unconsolidated, unstructured information. But it can also open up new sources of risk that need to be recognised and confronted.


IFS to provide ERP system for Mid West Ports

23 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Mid West Ports Authority will use IFS Applications as an ERP system as it seeks to drive operational efficiency and cope with significant volume growth at the port of Geraldton.


KPMG and Imperial College London form £20 million partnership

17 July, 2014

KPMG to invest over £20m to partner with Imperial College London on a new KPMG Centre for Advanced Business Analytics, with the aim of putting the UK at the forefront of data science.


National Map consolidates government geospatial data

09 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The communications ministry and NICTA have launched the National Map Open Data initiative, a single map that contains a variety of government geospatial data.


Google to host analytics conference in Aust

02 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Google will host the 2014 Google Analytics User Conference in Sydney and Melbourne in September to discuss the rollout of its new Universal Analytics upgrade.


Are you a CIO or venture capitalist?

17 June, 2014

A new trends report from Deloitte says CIOs should consider managing their ICT portfolios in the same way that venture capitalists do.


Flying Doctor using SAS to improve response times

10 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is using SAS to improve response times across its Western Operations, and to better understand data including the time and frequency patterns of emergency incidents.


SMBs still getting social media wrong

03 June, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Discussions about the best ways to exploit social media have been going on for years. So it's interesting that SMBs are still getting it wrong. The situation is salvageable, however.


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