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  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 27

    Hyundai rolls with Android Auto... EMC grabs cloud management company... IRS lost data on 100,000 taxpayers... and more tech news.

  • NBN now reaching 899,000 premises

    NBN on Wednesday said 899,000 homes and businesses across Australia can now order national broadband network services and customers are waiting an average of 15 days for a service to be connected.

  • More tech trends to disrupt data centres

    This week CIO is exploring the top tech trends expected to disrupt data centres in the future, as well as IT departments, business units and the c-suite, including shifting skillsets and business strategy.

  • Oculus acquires image recognition startup Surreal Vision

    Virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR has acquired Surreal Vision, a company developing image recognition technology that can recreate scenes from real life inside simulated 3D environments.

  • Researchers claim to boost cell-phone battery life with radio signals

    Cell phones are constantly transmitting radio signals, whose energy can also be used to boost the battery life of mobile devices.

  • New IBM OpenStack services support hybrid Cloud apps

    Building on its support for the OpenStack open source cloud computing platform, IBM this week unveiled a new slate of IBM Cloud OpenStack Services intended to help clients and developers integrate applications and data across hybrid Clouds - including public, private and local Cloud environments.

  • Synology patches serious flaws in its network-attached storage devices

    Network-attached storage (NAS) manufacturer Synology fixed several vulnerabilities in its devices' software, one of which could allow attackers to compromise the data stored on them.

  • 5 tech trends that will impact data centres in the future

    At Gartner’s Infrastructure, Operations & Data Centre Summit in Sydney, research analyst, David Cappuccio, detailed new trends that are likely to impact IT operations and data centres of the future.

  • Marines test augmented reality battlefield

    Thanks to augmented glasses, the U.S. Marines on Thursday were able to turn a golf course in Virginia into a simulated battlefield, complete with tanks, mortar fire and smoke.

  • How to use crowdsourcing to sell your home

    There has been a massive increase in crowdsourcing sites that promise to get you a great product at a low cost. We are selling our San Jose home (maintaining two houses when you have four pets that don't travel well together didn't work) and decided this might be a good way to test one of these new services. My wife Mary, who was a creative director at Intel, handles our Web design and consultation business and I talked her into using DesignCrowd.

  • Maintaining a hybrid cloud environment

    CIO talks to Glenn Powell, general manager of Infront Systems, about how to move to a hybrid IT infrastructure model

    Infront & EMC

    Infront together with EMC provide innovative Hybrid IT services and integrated solutions

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