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    The six mindsets of effective leadership

    23 October, 2014 16:03
    Lou Markstrom lists the ways you can lead a high performance organisation
    The world of IT leadership has changed; it’s no longer about keeping IT systems humming. It is now about the ability to lead high performance organisations that partner with the business to consistently deliver services.
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    Vietnam police hunt hackers behind mass outage

    23 October, 2014 15:40
    Websites linked to VCCorp were hit by malware in one of the country's biggest-ever attacks
    Vietnamese cybersecurity authorities are hunting hackers believed to be responsible for the country's biggest-ever online attack last week, according to the founder of a security website in Hanoi.
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    Deloitte launches crisis management service

    23 October, 2014 15:06
    Firm will work with clients to help them navigate cyber security issues, natural disasters
    Professional services firm, Deloitte has launched a crisis management arm in Australia to help organisations deal with disasters from data breaches to an outbreak of Ebola.
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    NBN Co chief expects Telstra, Optus talks to end in 2014

    23 October, 2014 14:31
    But government approval process could extend into next year, says Bill Morrow
    National Broadband Network negotiations with Telstra are on the “home stretch” and could be submitted for government approval by the end of the year, NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said.
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    Apple to stop SSL 3.0 support for push notifications soon

    23 October, 2014 14:06
    Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down SSL 3.0 for good
    Apple will stop support next week for an encryption protocol found to contain a severe vulnerability, the company said on Wednesday.
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    Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns

    23 October, 2014 13:33
    The data migration will help Xiaomi improve load times for its international services
    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is moving customer data and its Internet platforms to servers outside China, only months after the company apologized over privacy concerns.
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    In pictures: CIO Summit Melbourne 2014

    23 October, 2014 13:28
    CIOs and IT leaders gathered at Melbourne's Grant Hyatt to hear from their industry peers about technology and business priorities, moving to a CEO role, turning data into competitive advantage, reducing the risk of project failure, and more at the CIO Summit.
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    At Austin airport, Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be

    23 October, 2014 11:43
    Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead
    The Internet can ease travel concerns in many ways, including flight-delay information, maps of road congestion, and ride-sharing apps. But a Wi-Fi network at the Austin, Texas, airport can now answer one of the great unknowns: How long will I have to wait in line at security?
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    Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

    23 October, 2014 11:27
    Twitter wants to help developers build apps -- with more tie-ins to Twitter -- through Fabric
    To identity Twitter solely as a micro-blogging service could be to do it a disservice. The company wants to be much more to developers building mobile apps, and at its Flight conference on Wednesday it welcomed them in.
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    Privacy complaints jump by 183% in FY14

    23 October, 2014 11:01
    Complaints rose following publicity about Privacy Act amendments, said the OAIC
    The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) received 4,239 privacy complaints during FY14, a 183 per cent increase on the 1,496 received in the previous financial year, according to a report.
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    In pictures: CIO roundtable - Is hybrid cloud the future?

    23 October, 2014 10:44
    IT leaders gathered at Sydney's Cafe Opera to discuss the opportunities and risks of deploying hybrid cloud computing models.
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    AT&T signed up 500,000 cars for its 4G network last quarter

    23 October, 2014 09:48
    Audi and GM are both offering in-car 4G connections through AT&T
    AT&T signed up half a million cars to its 4G network between July and September, the result of deals with Audi and General Motors to connect cars and offer in-vehicle hotspots for riders.
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    Government regulation on cloud security may spur SaaS use in health care

    23 October, 2014 07:54
    The SaaS industry can also help increase adoption by designing products with better user interfaces
    Governments may need to tighten the regulatory screws on SaaS vendors to make them be more transparent and forthcoming about their security practices.
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    Progress builds up developer chops with Telerik buy

    23 October, 2014 07:53
    The $262 million deal puts Progress in the fast lane of application development
    In a move to muscle up in the app dev space, platform services provider Progress Software is in the process of acquiring development software vendor Telerik for US$262.5 million.
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    Monumental day for Wikipedia in Poland

    23 October, 2014 07:39
    David, The Thinker and Rocky now have company: Wikimedians have a statue to call their own
    WIkimedians -- those people who contribute to the free Wikipedia website -- were recognized for their selfless work on Wednesday in Slubice, Poland with the <a href="">unveiling of a monument</a>.
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    Microsoft misses Windows bug, hackers slip past patch

    23 October, 2014 07:39
    Microsoft patched one bug in Windows last week, but missed another that hackers continue to exploit.
    Microsoft patched one bug in Windows last week, but missed another that hackers continue to exploit, according to security researchers at McAfee.
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    IBM's chip business sale gets national security scrutiny

    23 October, 2014 07:29
    IBM's plan to transfer its semiconductor manufacturing business to GlobalFoundries faces a government review over national security
    IBM's plan to transfer its semiconductor manufacturing business to GlobalFoundries faces a government review over national security implications. It has the potential of being complicated because of IBM's role as a defense supplier.
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    IBM and Microsoft pledge to make their Clouds compatible

    23 October, 2014 07:28
    IBM will support Microsoft technologies, and vice versa, in each other's respective Cloud
    Although fierce rivals in the market for Cloud computing services, IBM and Microsoft have pledged to make their technologies interoperable in the Cloud for the sake of their users.
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    Some Bank of America customers double-charged with Apple Pay

    23 October, 2014 07:23
    The bank said the minor glitch should be resolved by the end of Wednesday
    Some Bank of America customers have been double-charged for purchases made with Apple Pay, the payment system Apple launched on Monday.
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    Google to build Play-like hardware store for Project Ara

    23 October, 2014 07:18
    Hardware makers will be able sell swappable modules
    Drawing inspiration from its Play Store, Google will create a hardware store in which users can buy and sell Lego-like hardware modules for the customizable Project Ara smartphone.