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Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories for 28 May 2015

28 May, 2015

This week: Space sail-craft falls silent, wrong calculators trip up students, Sydney's Opal losing money, a speedy robotic cockroach and just as you suspected… reality doesn't exist.

Pacnet hacked; PayPal customers double-billed; iiNet to offer free legal advice for alleged pirates

26 May, 2015 by Andrew Collins

Telstra subsidiary Pacnet has had its corporate IT network breached by a third party, PayPal admits to charging some customers twice for transactions and iiNet will help customers fight Dallas Buyers Club cases.

Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories for 21 May 2015

21 May, 2015

This week: Applying the 'Dear Leader' filter, Taekwondo champ loses due to computer freeze, lawyers sue over their own exams, glitch causes cargo pile-up and officials find a new way to deal with pesky ship passengers.

Windows 10 editions revealed; CSC sues for over $120m; Verizon buys AOL for $5.5bn

19 May, 2015 by Andrew Collins

Microsoft reveals 7 editions of Windows 10, CSC reportedly sues former employee for more than $120m and Verizon to buy AOL for the sum of $5.5 billion.

Antivirus vendor caught 'gaming' tests; Cisco CEO steps down; Motorola to pay US$10m damages

12 May, 2015 by Andrew Collins

Tencent has 'gamed' performance tests say antivirus testing organisations, Chuck Robbins replaces John Chambers as Cisco CEO and Motorola Mobility ordered to pay US$10.2m to Fujifilm for infringing patents.

Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories for 7 May 2015

07 May, 2015

This week: Google's year of living dangerously, don't forget to reset your Boeing, the machine that goes bing, underwater robot swarms and a new rocket takes to the skies.

TPG's "disgusting" merger block; Windows 10's iOS, Android apps; Telstra's new CFO

05 May, 2015 by Andrew Collins

Vocus CEO not impressed by TPG's share-buy block of merger deal with Amcom; Windows 10 will have iOS, Android apps; and Telstra appoints an insider as new CFO.

Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories for 30 April 2015

30 April, 2015

This week: iPad crash grounds airline flights, Obama emails hacked, professor fails entire class via email, Starbucks roasted over POS glitch and $52m jackpot evaporates due to computer failure.

200,000 e-commerce sites vulnerable; Microsoft filter blocks Australian sites; Xero doubles annual losses

28 April, 2015 by Andrew Collins

Report says almost 200,000 Magento sites are vulnerable to an exploit, major Australian websites blocked by IE filter and Xero's losses double despite revenue increase.

Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories for 23 April

23 April, 2015

This week: Man shoots PC, Bloomberg's terminal fail, glitch blamed for bus crash, a different kind of Nigerian scam, and Glitch art? - there's an app for that.

Business intelligence that's scalable and flexible

22 April, 2015

Australian business intelligence consultancy mac2 Data turned to Yellowfin to help it provide a BI solution with lower total cost of ownership, enhanced flexibility and seamless scalability.

Nokia's $22bn Alcatel-Lucent buy, EU accuses Google of antitrust violations, Telstra to end Pacnet brand

21 April, 2015 by Andrew Collins

Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent in AU$22bn all-share transaction, European Commission officially accuses Google of infringing EU antitrust rules and Telstra to end Pacnet brand.

Geek Weekly: Our top weird tech stories for 16 April

16 April, 2015

This week: Woman’s $43m tax bill glitch, Aussie pollies are allowed to use their phones at work, lawnmowing robots take on the astronomers, rocket landings actually are rocket science, and Lost in Space is now real.

CSIRO beats Cisco logo claim, Microsoft may open-source Windows, Singtel's $1bn Trustwave purchase

14 April, 2015 by Andrew Collins

Cisco has failed to stop CSIRO from registering its logo as a trademark, Microsoft may one day make Windows open source and Singtel will acquire 98% of security service provider Trustwave for a little over $1 billion.

People, processes and technology - the main areas of impact in a practical data strategy

13 April, 2015

Gartner predicts that within the next couple of years 33% of Fortune 100 organisations will experience an information crisis due to their inability to effectively collect, maintain and use valuable enterprise data.

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