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  • Google alums rollout Simility fraud-detection platform

    A team from Google’s fraud-detection group has started up its own software as a service venture for spotting transaction fraud quickly based on rule sets but that also learns as it goes to improve its hit rate.

    27 May 16 00:21 Written by Tim Greene
  • More cloud, but not all cloud, WA govt says

    Western Australian agencies will boost their use of cloud services under an ICT strategy for the state released yesterday but the WA government says it isn’t adopting a “cloud-first” approach.

    26 May 16 16:42 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Tas govt seeks to boost state's STEM skills

    The Tasmanian government’s 2016-17 budget includes funding for a number of initiatives intended to boost the development of ICT skills in the state.

    26 May 16 16:10 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • AFP investigates potential of voice biometrics

    The Australian Federal Police are preparing to stand up a research project that will examine the potential of investing in a voice biometrics capability.

    26 May 16 14:04 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • IoT security is getting its own crash tests

    The thousands of endpoints in IoT systems may have to protect themselves against thousands of dangers. A decades-old IT lab wants to tell you if they’re up to the task.

    26 May 16 10:23 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Telstra wins National Cancer Screening Register contract

    Telstra Health has won a five-year contract with the Department of Health that will see the healthcare wing of Australia’s largest telco establish and operate the National Cancer Screening Register.

    26 May 16 10:08 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Salesforce picks AWS as preferred public cloud provider

    Salesforce has named Amazon Web Services its preferred public cloud provider for services like Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud and Analytics Cloud, expanding a partnership between the two companies to provide the backend for the popular software-as-a-service provider.

    26 May 16 09:22 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • What's old is new again with MIT's latest bug finder

    Debugging code is a perennial challenge in the software-development world, and on Wednesday scientists announced a new technique that promises to make significant strides.

    26 May 16 08:20 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Commonwealth Bank CIO ready to embrace DevOps

    CBA CIO, David Whiteing, says he is interested in embracing a range of technologies more commonly associated with businesses that have a purely digital heritage rather than the complex technology environment of a bank.

    26 May 16 08:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Business users get live chat in Office Online

    Microsoft's attempts to catch up with Google in the online collaboration space took a step forward Wednesday, when the company announced that it's adding live chat to Office Online. so that people can discuss documents stored in SharePoint and OneDrive for Business.

    26 May 16 07:06 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Cisco ACI and VMware NSX kumbaya?

    Comments by Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins last week that the networking giant is open to collaborations with VMware in virtual networking raise the question: Just how would Cisco's ACI and VMware's NSX platforms could work together?

    26 May 16 06:54 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Report: Apple to chase Echo, Google Home in voice assistant market

    Secretive tech giant Apple could be readying itself for an uncharacteristic act of openness, as the company prepares to take the wraps off of the Siri SDK in a bid for a bigger piece of the growing digital voice assistant market.

    26 May 16 05:47 Written by Jon Gold
  • Arduino targets the Internet of Things with Primo board

    Arduino, the Italian company that has powered the "maker" movement with a series of small computing boards that can be programmed and configured for different tasks, is introducing a board targeted at the so-called Internet of Things.

    26 May 16 03:58 Written by Martyn Williams
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