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  • IBM unveils blockchain-powered Pacific payment network

    IBM says that by early next year, a new blockchain-based payment network is expected to process up to 60 percent of all cross-border payments in the South Pacific’s retail foreign exchange corridors

    16 Oct. 17 17:11 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • 7 reasons Chrome OS computers are ideal for enterprises

    This year, 5.5% of all PCs sold will be Chrome OS devices. That means Chrome has overtaken Linux as the ‘third OS’ at work. Credit the cost, security and manageability benefits of Chromebooks and Chromeboxes for the rise.

    10 Oct. 17 21:10 Written by James A. Martin
  • In banks we trust. Why not fintechs?

    Will mandatory open data lead to a mass exodus of customers from the Big Four? It could all come down to one thing.

    29 Sept. 17 14:55 Written by George Nott
  • NBN leverages open source software to analyse faults

    A new NBN initiative will use a range of open source projects including Apache SPARK, Kafka, Flume, Cassandra and JanusGraph to help analyse and improve the end user experience on the National Broadband Network.

    21 Sept. 17 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Macquarie to launch API-driven open banking platform

    ​Macquarie will launch its open banking platform – which makes it easier for consumers to share their financial data with third parties – in coming months, the company announced today.

    18 Sept. 17 11:46 Written by George Nott
  • What you need to know to manage Linux disks

    Managing Linux disks and the file systems that reside on them is something of an art – from setup to partitioning to monitoring performance.

    12 Sept. 17 20:00 Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker
  • What Acquia did next

    Boston-headquartered Acquia is entering a new phase of its evolution as it expands its cloud offering, seeking to be the “universal platform” for enterprises to build digital experiences.

    12 Sept. 17 12:59 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Drupal, reimagined

    Drupal originated as a student message board built by Dries Buytaert that later evolved into an opportunity to experiment with web technologies — and eventually transformed into a wildly popular open source content-management system (CMS).

    05 Sept. 17 15:46 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Microsoft linker tool shrinks .Net applications

    The .Net IL Linker reduces the footprint of .Net apps by discarding unused libraries and references, although it's still in the preview stages

    31 Aug. 17 05:32 Written by Serdar Yegulalp
  • Samsung Portable SSD T5: Picture This - Light and fast portable storage

    Storage is always a problem for photographers, find out how the Samsung Portable SSD T5 can solve this

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