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  • RMIT drone can think like an airline pilot

    RMIT drone can think like an airline pilot

    Researchers at RMIT University have developed a drone equipped with technology that allows it to communicate with an air traffic controller if it loses connection with a remote pilot on the ground.

  • Metadata not about ‘big brother’ watching you: AFP

    Metadata not about ‘big brother’ watching you: AFP

    Australian Federal Police assistant commissioner, Tim Morris, has moved to allay fears the government’s metadata reforms will involve around-the-clock surveillance of citizens.

  • Customers overpaying for ERP support: Rimini Street boss

    Customers overpaying for ERP support: Rimini Street boss

    Companies are overpaying for ERP software maintenance, which Rimini Street founder, Seth Ravin, says earns SAP and Oracle a 90 per cent gross margin.

  • Top CIO priorities for 2015

    Top CIO priorities for 2015

    We are almost two months into 2015 and CIOs are well into their initiatives for this year after their summer breaks. We speak to three IT leaders to find out what their key objectives and initiatives are for 2015.

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Jumping all-in with cloud

Although deploying hybrid cloud infrastructure seems like the most popular strategy, some CIOs have decided to go all-in with the public cloud as they don't see any value in maintaining even part of their infrastructure on-premise.

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  • Technology

    RMIT drone can think like an airline pilot

    Researchers at RMIT University have developed a drone equipped with technology that allows it to communicate with an air traffic controller if it loses connection with a remote pilot on the ground.

  • Collaboration

    Cochlear refines digital roadmap

    Australian hearing implant company, Cochlear, is refining its digital roadmap with investments in enterprise content management (ECM) system across core lines of business.

  • Social media essentials: what works and why

    In the free-wheeling world of social media, where people chat in nano-seconds, finding your authentic voice is a challenge. Learn how to you engage with your chosen tribe.

  • Government

    Gosford City Council abandons dark fibre plans

    Gosford City Council has abandoned plans to provide high speed broadband services – using a dark fibre network strung along electrical power poles – to businesses and individuals across the city.

  • Enterprise

    Some Bitdefender products break HTTPS certificate revocation

    Aggressive adware applications that break the trust between HTTPS (HTTP Secure) websites and users have been at the center of controversy lately. But over the past week, HTTPS interception flaws of varying severity were also found in security programs, with products from antivirus vendor Bitdefender being the latest example.

  • Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

    Potentially offering a boost for web server software worldwide, Google has released as open source a framework for HTTP/2, the newly updated standard for transmitting Web pages and Web applications over the Internet.

  • UK researchers are building robotic pants

    Researchers have been working on developing robotic prosthetics and exoskeletons to help people with disabilities. Now, scientists at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom are working on creating robotic pants.

  • Cloud Computing

    How Google avoids downtime

    Google offers lots of services and it has pretty good reliability. How does the company do it?

  • Government

    $2.8 million upgrade for NSW Government Radio Network

    The New South Wales government revealed a $2.8 million upgrade of the radio communications network used by the state’s emergency services.

  • Technology

    Google DeepMind advances AI with deep Q-network algorithm

    DeepMind, which became Google's subsidiary last year, has taken another step forward in artificial intelligence with an algorithm that can master several games.

  • NBN Co talks up potential of HFC, wireless

    NBN Co has talked up a planned increase to the maximum speed offered on the fixed wireless component of the National Broadband Network and the potential of the company's HFC network to hit gigabit speeds.

  • Collaboration

    Johnson & Johnson champion people-based security strategy

    Johnson & Johnson champion the people and culture element of its security strategy, believing a more rigorous focus on people and culture acknowledges that having the latest technology and processes is not a foolproof solution to information security.

  • Security

    Attack on Gemalto only breached its office networks, claims firm

    An investigation by Amsterdam-based SIM card manufacturer, Gemalto, has found that an attack by operatives from the US National Security Agency (NSA) and UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in 2010 and 2011 probably happened but the attack only breached its office networks.

  • Security

    Ludlam letter raises concerns about Gemalto SIM card hack

    Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam has sent a letter to Telstra CEO David Thodey expressing concerns about the use of Gemalto SIM cards by the telco following media reports that the company’s SIM card encryption keys were allegedly hacked by United States and United Kingdom intelligence agencies during 2010 and 2011.

  • Big Data

    How data analysis boosted the performance of Queensland school students

    There’s no question that education plays a key part in Australia being able to compete globally, and for the CIO of Department of Education and Training in Queensland, Mark Hind, data analysis is what is going keep students’ academic performance up to scratch.

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