Delivering everything as-a-service

IT leaders should be welcoming the as-a-service revolution as an opportunity to access the right skills, innovation and outcomes.

Written by Fi Slaven06 Oct. 15 11:39

​The future of work: The death of the job

The Uberisation of the workforce is changing the very nature of holding down a job. So what does this mean for the CIO role?

Written by David Bartlett06 Oct. 15 11:26

Sharp's Robohon is both a cute robot and a smartphone

From the country that brought you pretty much every crazy robot you've ever seen, Sharp on Tuesday showed off a prototype robot that doubles as a smartphone -- or is that a smartphone in the form of a robot? It's not entirely clear, but it is cute.

Written by Martyn Williams06 Oct. 15 11:16

CSIRO gets on top of service delivery with new tool

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation has taken an ad hoc, complex service delivery process and turned it into a fast, simple model.

Written by Rebecca Merrett06 Oct. 15 10:52

Researchers clear final quantum hurdle

Researchers at the University of New South Wales say they have cleared the final hurdle to making silicon quantum computers a reality.

Written by Byron Connolly06 Oct. 15 10:45

​CSC to acquire UXC for $428m

CSC has announced plans to acquire the shares of UXC (ASX: UXC) for $428 million, subject to board approvals.

Written by Hamish Barwick06 Oct. 15 10:30

Australia signs Trans-Pacific Partnership

Australia, along with 11 other Pacific Rim nations, has signed the world’s largest free trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which lays out the rules for trade and investment among the countries.

Written by Rebecca Merrett06 Oct. 15 10:28

Global civil rights groups coalition wants changes to Facebook's real-name policy

The Nameless Coalition, a large group of human rights, digital rights, LGBTQ, and women’s rights advocates, has said that Facebook's system "disregards the circumstances of users in non-western countries, exposes its users to danger, disrespects the identities of its users, and curtails free speech."

Written by John Ribeiro06 Oct. 15 09:09

Why the software world needs a 'no-fly zone' for patents

Launched 10 years ago this fall, the OIN was formed by IBM, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony to create a protected zone of patents around core Linux and open source software technologies -- functionality that's essential for global open source projects, platforms and companies such as OpenStack, Linux, Red Hat, SUSE, Android and Apache.

Written by Katherine Noyes06 Oct. 15 08:00

IBM zeroes in on unstructured data with Cleversafe buy

IBM will acquire object-based storage vendor Cleversafe in a move to bolster its cloud business unit with more flexibility and simplified management options in the hybrid cloud, it announced on Monday.

Written by Katherine Noyes06 Oct. 15 00:39

SanDisk builds tougher flash for IoT devices

SanDisk introduced a line of heavy-duty, long-lasting flash storage cards for connected industrial equipment in the Internet of Things.

Written by Stephen Lawson05 Oct. 15 17:00

Dorsey gets Twitter CEO post, Bain appointed COO

Twitter has made co-founder Jack Dorsey its new CEO, ending months of speculation and handing him the tough task of turning around the company's sluggish user growth.

Written by James Niccolai05 Oct. 15 16:22

Nissan's new concept car is a digital canvas

Nissan's latest concept car will pass the digital cool test but it won't do much to stop distracted driving: the entire dashboard is one huge display on which drivers and passengers can post anything.

Written by Martyn Williams05 Oct. 15 15:26

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