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    Parallel programming skills crisis could stall server evolution

    A lack of parallel programming expertise in the IT sector and the impact it will have on future server platforms is one of the biggest questions for computing over the next decade, according to James Harland, the associate professor of computer science at RMIT University.

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    Internode may go public if Coalition wins

    The possibility of Internode listing on the ASX would only happen following a Coalition victory and scrapping of the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to its chief executive officer, Patrick Tapper.

  • Ellison, Page ordered to mediation

    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page must sit down and try to work out a settlement on September 19, according to a court order

  • Microsoft to overhaul Hotmail

    Microsoft will unveil next month a major revamping of its Hotmail webmail service, with upgrades across the board, including in areas like spam, security and performance.

  • Apple wins permanent ban on German sales of Samsung tablet

    Samsung must not sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany because it looks too much like Apple's iPad 2, the district court in Düsseldorf ruled on Friday.

  • Lenovo expects to beat Dell in PC sales by year's end

    Lenovo's chairman believes the company will overtake Dell to become the world's second-largest PC vendor by the end of this year.

  • MD5 password hashes are dead

    MD5 hashes, still a common method for securing login passwords, are no longer an adequate defence against hackers, according to Kaspersky Lab analyst Evgeny (Eugene) Aseev.

  • What will next century's Post-its look like?

    Next century’s Post-its could be based on combining materials with data processing capability, a 3M innovation leader has said.

  • Q&A: Emergency 2.0 Wiki

    Australia and the rest of the world had been hit with a spate of natural disasters in the past 12 months, whereby Emergency 2.0 Wiki was born from out of the rubble. Project leader, Eileen Culleton, spoke to Computerworld Australia about the project and the role that social media will play in the future of communications during natural disasters.

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    What are you saying: 9 September 2011

    Every week, Computerworld Australia collates all the things our readers have been saying about the news, both in the forums and in comments.

  • Microsoft's Hotmail, Office365 suffer outage (updated)

    Australian businesses and users have been unable to access Office365 Cloud services or Hotmail email due to a worldwide outage. MSN.com and Live@edu accounts have also been affected.

  • Nuclear warheads could be next Stuxnet target: Check Point

    Due to the complexity and sophistication of the code contained within the Stuxnet worm, the possibility of it being used to take control of a nuclear warhead is high, according to a security expert.

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    Fast Five: This week in IT 09/09

    Your wrap of the top Australian ICT stories this week.

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    Telcos must implement "bill shock" prevention measures: ACMA

    Australian telcos must implement "bill shock" prevention measures in order for customers to better manage their usage and expenditure, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has advised.

  • How to: Choosing the right colocation provider

    With a plethora of private data centres available and a remarkable number currently being built, it is an opportune time for businesses needing to expand their data capacity to take a closer look at what is on offer.

  • Which business broadband plan is more bang for your buck? Telstra vs Optus

    Searching for the best internet for your dollar for your enterprise? Computerworld Australia compared the unlimited broadband packages from Telstra and Optus.

  • Virtualization 101: Virtualization concepts

    Understanding the basic concepts of different kinds of virtualization.

  • ‘Critical’ social media banned in enterprise: Report

    Australian IT managers are struggling to deal with social media in the enterprise, with more blocking Web 2.0 sites despite their status as being “critical” to company development, a new report has found.

  • In pictures: Polycom unveils Sydney command centre

    Unified communications company, Polycom, opened the doors to its new solutions centre in North Sydney recently. The room includes a number of offerings aimed at the enterprise and government space, such as the HDX telepresence system, EagleEye room tracking camera, and open telepresence equipment for holding meetings via video.

  • Uni of Wollongong adds tenant to Innovation Campus

    The University of Wollongong’s Innovation Campus has signed another tenant to its $40 million iC Enterprise 1 building, with broadband infrastructure company CommScope announcing it had penned a six-year lease with the facility.

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