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  • Is Sony's Walkman set to make a comeback?

    Sony is making a push to sell high-definition music players, and 35 years after being launched its Walkman is making a small comeback.

  • UK government adopts ODF for document exchange with citizens and suppliers

    The U.K. government has adopted ODF as its standard for the exchange of word processor and spreadsheet files between departments and with citizens and suppliers, meaning that companies and citizens will not be required to buy a particular application or software suite in order to collaborate with government staff.

  • Dutch spy agencies can receive NSA data, court rules

    Dutch intelligence services can receive bulk data that might have been obtained by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) through mass data interception programs, even though collecting data that way is illegal for the Dutch services, the Hague District Court ruled Wednesday.

  • Oracle ships nearly 60 mobile apps for JD Edwards

    Oracle is responding to an ever more mobile customer base with the rollout of 57 mobile applications for its JD Edwards EnterpriseOne business software suite.

  • BlackBerry offers BES10 as a hosted service through partners

    Businesses wanting the security of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 without the complexity of managing it onsite can now buy it as a hosted service from six BlackBerry partners.

  • Mozilla ships Firefox 31, adds search to new tab page

    Mozilla yesterday released Firefox 31, patching 14 vulnerabilities, debuting a search box on the new tab page and adding a Google-provided service that detects and blocks known malicious files before they're downloaded.

  • Japan Airlines hopes smartwatches for gate staff will fly

    It can be tough getting the attention of airport gate staff. Soon they might have an additional distraction: smartwatches.

  • File-encrypting Android ransomware 'Simplocker' targets English-speaking users

    A ransomware threat that encrypts files stored on the SD memory cards of Android devices has been updated to target English-speaking users with FBI-themed alerts.

  • Dropbox for Business grows more security, IT admin muscles

    Dropbox will continue beefing up the business version of its cloud storage and file sharing service, adding security features to shared links, full-text search capabilities and new tools for enterprise developers.

  • Google rival slams EU Commission over antitrust settlement proposals

    One of the complainants in an antitrust case against Google has slammed the European Commission for apparently adopting wholesale Google's proposal to settle the case, while giving complainants no fair chance to express their views on the settlement. Meanwhile, the Commission is considering revising the terms of the settlement, according to media reports.

  • Mt. Gox trustee leaves door open to revival of Bitcoin exchange

    The trustee overseeing the carcass of Mt. Gox, once the world's largest trading platform for Bitcoin, told investors Wednesday that the company could be revived.

  • SQL injection flaw in Wall Street Journal database led to breach

    A vulnerability in a web-based graphics system led to a breach of The Wall Street Journal's network by a hacker, the newspaper acknowledged late Tuesday.

  • In pictures: RSA Asia Pacific & Japan conference

    RSA's annual Asia Pacific & Japan conference kicked off in Singapore on Tuesday. RSA executive chairman Arthur W. Coviello called for an end to cyber warfare while Juniper Network's Kevin Kennedy compared the Information Age to the Golden Age of the Roman empire. The conference concludes today.

  • Google has to face US privacy suit over new user data policy

    A California court has allowed a privacy class action suit against Google to continue, though only in part.

  • Barbarians are at the gates of Information Age: Juniper

    If we are not careful in the decisions or actions that we take online today, the Information Age may go the way of the Roman Empire, according to Juniper Networks senior director of product management Kevin Kennedy.

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    IPv6 adoption low but picking up speed in 2014

    There is cautious optimism among IPv6 observers as greater awareness and an exploding number of IP-enabled devices drive more organisations to support the new Internet Protocol version.

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    Dick Smith replaces legacy IT infrastructure by stealth

    The IT manager of Dick Smith says he is replacing legacy systems by stealth as the consumer electronics retailer navigates a business turnaround.

  • In brief: Zendesk seeks room to grow

    Helpdesk software-as-a-service provider Zendesk has expanded its Melbourne development centre into a new building, adding capacity for another 100 work stations.

  • Apple hit with class action lawsuit for alleged labor rule violations

    Apple faces in a state court in California a class action suit that its employees were not provided timely meal breaks, rest breaks and final paychecks, according to the lawyer for the employees.

  • Telstra to kill 2G services

    Telstra will shut down its GSM network by the end of 2016, the telco's group managing director of networks has revealed.