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  • Telstra reveals private cloud offering

    Telstra’s cloud chief, Erez Yarkoni, has announced the telco will deliver managed private cloud to customers via VCE’s Vblock.

  • Woolworths sees future in hybrid cloud

    Woolworths is using converged infrastructure as the foundation of a transition to private cloud, but the the ultimate destination will be a hybrid setup that leverages multiple public clouds, the supermarket chain’s infrastructure chief, Matt Chamley, today told the Sydney leg of EMC Forum 2014.

  • CISOs still struggle for respect from peers

    Chief information security officers (CISOs) continue to have a hard time gaining the respect of other C-suite executives despite the heightened focus overall on information security.

  • 25G driving Ethernet switch market to $25B

    The impending arrival of 25G will help drive the Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market to approach $25 billion in 2018, according to Dell'Oro Group.

  • Great privacy essay: Fourth Amendment Doctrine in the Era of Total Surveillance

    When you signed up with your ISP, or with a wireless carrier for mobile devices, if you gave it any thought at all when you signed your name on the contract, you likely didn't expect your activities to be a secret, or to be anonymous, but how about at least some degree of private? Is that reasonable? No, as the law currently suggests that as a subscriber, you "volunteer" your personal information to be shared with third-parties. Perhaps not the content of your communications, but the transactional information that tells things like times, places, phone numbers, or addresses; transactional data that paints a very clear picture of your life and for which no warrant is required.

  • Stanford surgical students set sights on Google Glass

    Stanford University's medical school plans to start using Google's wearable computer, Glass, to help train students in surgery.

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    Countries don't own their Internet domains, ICANN says

    The Internet domain name for a country doesn't belong to that country -- nor to anyone, according to ICANN.

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    Attorney-General seeks public input on anti-piracy law changes

    Attorney-General George Brandis and communications minister Malcolm Turnbull have opened a public consultation on changes to the enforcement of copyright law.

  • Ericsson to operate NBN wireless, manage satellite migration

    Ericsson Australia has won a four-year NBN Co contract to continue to operate the National Broadband Network fixed wireless service, as well as ground systems for the Long Term Satellite Service (LTSS).

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    Ford and GM sued for millions over CD-ripping tech in cars

    The Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies is suing Ford and General Motors for violating copyrights with the CD-ripping capability of their cars.