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  • M2 completes Call Plus acquisition

    M2 has completed its acquisition of New Zealand Internet service provider Call Plus, the company announced.

  • Online tool to help NSW agencies comply with FOI rules

    NSW Information Commissioner Elizabeth Tydd has unveiled a case management and reporting system for agencies that need to comply with the state government’s Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

  • Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

    Facebook uses an algorithm for its News Feed, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg is after something much bigger: One that governs all human relationships.

  • More than 28 billion gigabytes of storage shipped last quarter

    Worldwide data storage hardware sales saw a boon in the first quarter of this year, with a 41.4% leap over the same quarter in 2014.

  • Microsoft releases its second Windows 10 build in two days

    Microsoft surprised testers of Windows 10 on Tuesday by launching another build of its forthcoming operating system just a day after the last update.

  • ACCC recommends more information sharing by NBN

    NBN would be compelled to share more information about the rollout of the National Broadband Network with retail service providers (RSPs) under a recommendation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

  • Watch as we follow one of Google's new self-driving cars (+15 photos)

    Google's new self-driving cars are on public streets. After more than a year of development and testing, the new cars made their debut on the roads around Google's headquarters in Mountain View late last week, and I went to check them out.

  • Data#3 takes majority stake in Wi-Fi analytics firm

    Data#3 (ASX: DTL) has taken an additional 14.2 per cent share in Wi-Fi analytics firm Discovery Technology, giving it a 56.7 per cent share.

  • In Pictures: Robots that cook, clean, sing and dance

    Cooking, learning language and doing the laundry are a few of the human skills demonstrated by.real humanoid bots featured in the National Geographic movie Robots.

  • In Pictures: Workarounds, kludges, and hacks that will improve your life

    Whether you want to lower your cell phone bill or find true love, there's usually a way around your problems

  • Kyvos serves up Hadoop on cubes

    What good is big data if you don't have the proper tools to make sense of it? A startup, Kyvos Insights, can transform terabytes of information stored on Hadoop clusters into easy-to-parse data cubes, the format business analysts prefer.

  • NRMA kicks off second Jumpstart program

    The National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) has committed to a second Jumpstart program after the success of its first startup accelerator program last year.

  • Jaunt shows high-end VR camera for professionals

    Jaunt, a startup that develops software and hardware for creating virtual reality content, is showing off a high-end camera for capturing 360-degree video that can be pieced together to form immersive environments.

  • Surveillance court extends NSA's phone records collection

    A U.S. surveillance court has extended a controversial telephone records dragnet while the National Security Agency works to wind down the program on orders from Congress.

  • HP enterprise chief, Bill Veghte, to depart before company split

    The head of Hewlett-Packard's enterprise division will leave the company ahead of HP's planned split later this year.

  • Apple loses e-book antitrust appeal

    An appeals court ruled against Apple's challenge of a lower court's decision which found the company liable for illegally conspiring with e-book publishers to jack up prices.

  • Robot apocalypse unlikely, but researchers need to understand AI risks

    Recent concerns from tech luminaries about a robot apocalypse may be overblown, but artificial intelligence researchers need to start thinking about security measures as they build ever more intelligent machines, according to a group of AI experts.

  • Amazon releases open source cryptographic module

    Potentially saving the world from another online security disaster like last year's Heartbleed, Amazon Web Services has released as open source a cryptographic module for securing sensitive data passing over the Internet.

  • EU sets June 2017 as date to end mobile roaming charges

    European Union citizens will have to wait another couple of years before they are able to use their mobile phones anywhere within the EU without surcharge, after a compromise reached by lawmakers Monday night.

  • Cisco plans to buy security-as-a-service provider OpenDNS

    Cisco Systems plans to pay $US635 million in cash to buy OpenDNS, a company that leverages the Domain Name System (DNS) to provide security services including Web filtering, threat intelligence and malware and phishing protection.

  • Key to omnichannel CX is customisation

    In order to achieve success with omnichannel customer experience strategy, companies need to utilise user personas, while maintaining excellence across all channels, according to customer transformation service expert, Brad Starr.

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