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 data23 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.
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.
The explosion of mobile, social, cloud and big data is challenging all of us to come up with new customer-facing solutions.
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.
NASA's Moon computer; $47m idea that sucks; IBM's Watson could cure you; Brain-to-brain messaging; Outages galore this week.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 will host the 2014 Google Analytics User Conference in Sydney and Melbourne in September to discuss the rollout of its new Universal Analytics upgrade.
A new trends report from Deloitte says CIOs should consider managing their ICT portfolios in the same way that venture capitalists do.
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.
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.