Stories by Computerworld Staff

With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now

Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized eyeglasses to help treat patients.

After first day problems, robotic sub resumes search for Flight 370

The autonomous underwater robot that began searching for the missing Malaysian airliner Monday ran into trouble on its initial mission but is expected to try again today.

Top-paying industries for IT 2014

When it comes to IT pay, some industries fare much better than others. Find out who the winners and losers are in our 2014 Salary Survey.

Microsoft unveils Office for iPad

As expected, Microsoft today announced Office for the iPad at a press event in San Francisco led by CEO Satya Nadella.


NBN transit network hits terabit speeds in Toowoomba trial

A trial conducted earlier this month by NBN Co and optical transmission equipment supplier Coriant reached speeds of 1 terabit per second over a 1066 kilometre loop of fibre in Toowoomba, Queensland. The trial on NBN Co’s transit network demonstrated a 35 per cent improvement in spectral efficiency, according to Coriant.

Tip of the Hat: Decoding the Net neutrality decision

Despite widespread criticism of this week's court ruling that the FCC can't keep broadband and mobile service providers from selectively blocking or slowing Web traffic and apps, the effects aren't obvious to most consumers.

Tip of the Hat: Google's Nest buy highlights tech industry changes

Google's decision to pay $3.2 billion for Nest Labs, a mostly unknown maker of smart smoke alarms and thermostats, could be the start of a radical shift in the tech industry.

NewSat secures new Jabiru-1 satellite capacity contract

Australian satellite company NewSat has signed a 15-year contract with a telecommunications company in South West Asia worth US$160 million.

New tech device? Make the most of it

If you got a new smartphone, tablet or computer for the holidays, these Computerworld stories can help you get acquainted with new OSes, find great apps and accessories, safely dispose of your old devices and more.

AAPT buy could build TPG’s business market: analyst

The purchase of AAPT by TPG Telecom (ASX: TPM) could see the ISP grow its business market and take advantage of AAPT’s fibre assets, says independent telecommunications analyst Chris Coughlan.

In Pictures: Holiday gift guide 2013 - Stocking stuffers

For all those friends, relatives, colleagues and acquaintances who deserve something cool to brighten their holiday season, we offer these suggestions

Internet of Things tipped to emerge as a security threat in 2014: ISF

The Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to become a major security risk in 2014 as more products that connect online emerge, according to a predictions report by the Information Security Forum (ISF).

NextDC's P1 on track

NextDC this morning announced the completion of base building at the P1 data centre site in Perth. P1 is 13km out of Perth's CBD. The data centre will have 3000 square metres of space for customers, housing up to 1300 racks and delivering up to 5.5 megawatts of power.

AMTA launches mobile base station safety app for technicians

The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has unveiled a smartphone and tablet app called MobileSiteSafety for use by technicians when they are accessing buildings that have mobile base station antennas.

CloudCentral signs deals with NextDC, Equinix

Cloud infrastructure service provider CloudCentral has signed a contract with NextDC (ASX: NXT) to run infrastructure out of the data centre provider’s facilities in Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney.

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