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  • Toshiba reveals new 3D flash chip that can store 1TB

    Toshiba has begun shipping samples of its third-generation 3D NAND memory product, a chip with 64 stacked flash cells, compared to its previous 48-layer product. The move comes as suitors are eyeing a majority share of the company's memory business.

    25 Feb. 17 05:29 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • H&R Block turns to A.I. to tackle your tax return

    H&R Block is betting that customers will be willing to have IBM's Watson assist their human tax preparers in getting them the biggest refunds possible or at least reduce how much they owe.

    24 Feb. 17 07:39 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Redfin CTO says machine learning needs human help

    Machine learning can automate the handling of huge troves of data to help companies make and save money. However, they’re not without pitfalls, as the real estate tech company Redfin learned.

    22 Feb. 17 10:02 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Blockchain benefit to back-up protection

    Following a huge amount of hype in recent years, businesses are now starting to seriously consider the potential of blockchain-inspired technology to perform secure and trusted transactions.

    17 Feb. 17 08:48 Written by George Nott
  • ATO hits back over claim tax time under threat from IT failures

    Commissioner of Taxation Chris Jordan has condemned as “without foundation” a report that tax return lodgement and processing for FY17 could be delayed due to the Australian Taxation Office’s recent IT outages.

    08 Feb. 17 12:17 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • What deep learning really means

    GPUs in the cloud put the predictive power of deep neural networks within reach of every developer

    06 Feb. 17 22:00 Written by Martin Heller
  • ATO restores most services

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) says that most of its core services are back online after an outage last week.

    06 Feb. 17 09:56 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • ATO tech woes continue

    Australian Taxation Office assistant commissioner Colin Walker has warned tax professionals that the ATO’s tech woes are set to continue.

    03 Feb. 17 11:11 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Inside Xero’s mammoth cloud migration

    When Xero announced in November that it had completed its shift to a public cloud platform, the accounting software-as-a-service provider claimed that it was one of the largest migrations of its kind to be attempted in Australia and New Zealand.

    03 Feb. 17 07:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • ATO services go down again

    The Australian Taxation Office has suffered another unplanned outage of key online services.

    02 Feb. 17 12:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • New transcoders will underpin ABC platform expansion

    The ABC is planning a massive upgrade of the transcoding facilities it uses to convert a wide range of video formats for use on television, podcasts, Internet publishing and various forms of mobile and social media.

    31 Jan. 17 12:13 Written by Christopher Jay
  • Toshiba is selling off part of its memory business

    Toshiba on Friday officially unveiled plans to sell off a portion of its memory business, including its solid-state drive unit, to an as-yet unnamed buyer.

    29 Jan. 17 02:49 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Demand for 3rd Party ERP Support Soars

    Widespread shift to more cost-effective, third party support models for Oracle and SAP platforms signals the end of ‘one-stop-shop’ vendor solutions

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