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Stories by Adam Bender


BlackBerry Classic unlikely to make 'momentous shock' to market, says analyst

By Adam Bender | 29 January, 2015 10:10

The release of a familiar handset could help BlackBerry improve its market share but is unlikely to win back all of the enterprise customers the phone maker lost to Apple and Android, according to analysts.

The battle to bring your own app

By Adam Bender | 28 January, 2015 11:15

Mobility has brought a new challenge to the CIO’s doorstep: A generation of employees who want their own apps. CIO Australia looks at whether it’s time to beat them, or join them.

Windows 10 to corral 'disillusioned' enterprise users: analysts

By Adam Bender | 22 January, 2015 12:33

Microsoft has given Windows 7 users more reasons to skip to Windows 10.

Deloitte predicts 're-enterprisation of IT' in 2015

By Adam Bender | 21 January, 2015 13:41

Stand aside, consumers – the enterprise will drive growth of drones, wearable devices and 3D printing in 2015, according to Deloitte.

MOOCs deliver robots for everyone

By Adam Bender | 20 January, 2015 13:08

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) aims to bring robots to the masses through two massive open online courses (MOOCs) on robotics.

Designing virtual reality for the enterprise

By Adam Bender | 15 January, 2015 15:30

A production and development house from Ballarat has set its eyes on the emerging market of virtual reality services for the enterprise.

Will 3D printing usher in the next wave of Internet piracy?

By Adam Bender | 09 January, 2015 14:25

A predicted boom in 3D printing could create a tangled web of intellectual property (IP) issues as it becomes cheaper and easier to copy designs and make knockoffs, according to some IP experts.

Weakening exports to China could slow Australian tech spending: Forrester

By Adam Bender | 08 January, 2015 16:30

The Australian tech market is expected to grow at a slower pace than the global tech market for the next two years, according to Forrester.

Suncorp backs NFC payments, Apple Pay

By Adam Bender | 15 December, 2014 09:56

Suncorp Bank has revealed it will soon support contactless mobile payments on Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

CIO guides strategic review at MTC Australia

By Adam Bender | 09 December, 2014 14:14

A new CIO has led MTC Australia through a strategic review of its not-for-profit educational organisation.

NEC snags $55 million contract with NT govt

By Adam Bender | 09 December, 2014 10:11

The Northern Territory government has signed a $55 million, three-year contract with NEC to support 20,000 users across the territory.

UNSW researchers aim to secure smartwatches for e-health

By Adam Bender | 02 December, 2014 09:38

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have been awarded a $322,800 grant to conduct research into boosting the security of wearable technology.

St George CIO banks on ‘mobile only’

By Adam Bender | 02 December, 2014 09:00

St George Bank, viewed as the 'innovation hub' of Westpac, has adopted a 'mobile only' strategy, according to CIO Dhiren Kulkarni.

Perth expands public wireless network into Northbridge

By Adam Bender | 01 December, 2014 13:45

The City of Perth has launched the second phase of its free public Wi-Fi network, expanding service into Northbridge.

Telstra targets government with secure cloud offer

By Adam Bender | 24 November, 2014 11:46

Telstra has touted data sovereignty as a major benefit of an announced cloud environment custom-built for government.