Andrew Collins takes a look at the more interesting tales from IT in the last seven days, including a spat between Anonymous and WikiLeaks, and iiNet’s new 4G wireless broadband plans.
Andrew Collins considers the more curious tales from IT in the last seven days, including continued workers strikes at the Foxconn factory responsible for producing iPhone 5 units; a blow to the guts behind a Microsoft support telemarketing scam; and the US’s opinion on Huawei’s trustworthiness.
When it comes to generating new ideas, many find themselves stuck in the past, able only to produce rehashes of existing concepts. Tracey Tritsch considers why this is so, and the role risk and failure play in innovation.
Andrew Collins considers the more curious tales from IT in the last seven days, including Stephen Conroy’s apparent megalomania, Malcom Turnbull’s continued campaign against NBN Co, and New Zealand’s illegal spying on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.
The sheer number of mobile apps and the success of the app store model in delivering them has piqued the interest of many enterprises. The dynamics that drive public app stores are consistent with those that will ultimately drive private app stores in the enterprises, says Gartner Research Vice President Brian Prentice.
MicroStrategy 9.3 includes new capabilities and improvements to the data discovery software Visual Insight; increased support for advanced analytics from ‘R’ - an open source language for predictive analysis; and improved connectivity to Hadoop.
An Australian-led research team has successfully written data to and read data from a silicon-based quantum bit (qubit), essentially creating the world’s first working silicon-based qubit.
Andrew Collins takes a look at the more curious tales in IT, including Apple’s poor-performing Maps app, Victorian police tapping into myki data and the German government’s warning about Internet Explorer.
Real estate franchise the Ray White Group has deployed business intelligence software to help drive its geographical expansion strategy.
Andrew Collins looks at the past week in IT, including Google’s legal woes, even more social media messes and an underwhelming reveal from Apple.
The University of Ballarat (UB) has implemented a new system to help manage its alumni and its fundraising activities. The PeopleSoft solution, implemented with help from ASG Group, has revealed 95,000 previously unidentified graduates from the university.
We take a look at the more interesting stories in IT from the last week, including Nokia’s Lumia trickery and the Australian federal government's ambiguous data retention plan.
Toad Business Intelligence (BI) Suite is a suite of tools that links traditional and non-traditional data sources to bridge the gap between business intelligence environments and distributed big data sources.
We take a look at the more interesting stories in IT from the last week, including media personality Charlotte Dawson’s hospitalisation following vicious Twitter exchanges, secret patent talks between Larry Page and Tim Cook, and Michael Malone’s sale of $13 million worth of iiNet shares.
Up to 50 new jobs will be created in Western Sydney over the next three years following the announcement yesterday by cloud computing company Rackspace of its investment in a new multimillion dollar data centre in Erskine Park.