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HP's private Cloud moves local

Technology giant HP will begin pushing its 'Utility Services' private Cloud model in the Australian market from early next year, with plans to provide virtualisation business applications from the likes of Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.

Written by Renai LeMay16 Dec. 10 14:41

Telstra considering shift to Windows Live

Australia's biggest telco Telstra is considering dumping the email, blogging, photos and online storage platforms used by customers of its BigPond internet service provider division and migrating customers to Microsoft's Windows Live platform.

Written by Renai LeMay14 Dec. 10 09:14

AIIA slams Victoria's opt-in NBN

Australia's peak technology industry representative group has criticised Victoria's new Coalition Government for its apparent decision to reject an 'opt-out' approach to rolling out the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the state in favour of requiring residents and businesses to 'opt-in'.

Written by Renai LeMay08 Dec. 10 15:05

AFP drops charges on Google Street View blunder

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has dropped charges against Google related to the collection of Wi-Fi data by its Street View cars, noting the data collection may have been "inadvertent" rather than a deliberate privacy breach.

Written by Renai LeMay06 Dec. 10 11:02

Filter gets a new date: Mid-2013

Legislation supporting Labor’s mandatory internet filtering project may not hit parliament until mid-2013, according to advice provided to Stephen Conroy by his department — a timeframe which may make it an issue in the next election.

Written by Renai LeMay17 Nov. 10 10:08

Brumby promises every doctor in public hospitals an iPad

Victorian Premier, John Brumby, has promised every doctor in the state's public hospital system would be issued with an Apple iPad if his incumbent Labor Government was returned to power in the state's upcoming election.

Written by Renai LeMay10 Nov. 10 09:47

Carr backs venture capital to tune of $80m

The Federal Government has injected $80 million into four Australian venture capital funds, with the aim of stimulating innovation and accelerating commercialisation in early stage Australian companies.

Written by Renai LeMay09 Nov. 10 11:11

Samsung Galaxy Tab Australian pricing

Today sees the Australian launch of the tablet device which global gadget blog Engadget has labelled "the first true competitor to Apple's iPad" -- Samsung's Galaxy Tab.

Written by Renai LeMay08 Nov. 10 12:00

Optus launches 'My Tab' Android tablet

Fresh on the heels of Telstra's launch of its own self-branded Android tablet device, Optus has confirmed it will launch a similar tablet at a price point $20 cheaper than Telstra.

Written by Renai LeMay08 Nov. 10 13:49

Qantas lounges go Apple

Tough luck if you're a Windows 7 fan. The nation's largest airline Qantas yesterday announced it would go Apple-only in its frequent flyer lounges around Australia, giving travellers access to "the latest generation Macs" in a national rollout.

Written by Renai LeMay27 Oct. 10 15:27

Corporate Express deploys Cisco infrastructure

Business support specialist Corporate Express has deployed Cisco’s combined server and network infrastructure as part of plans to fully implement virtualisation and private cloud computing within its operations.

Written by Renai LeMay26 Oct. 10 15:01

Qantas looks to cloudy skies

Chris Seller is Qantas' chief IT architect and head of Operations for its Corporate Services and Technology division. The executive is a veteran of the airline, having held senior IT roles within its ranks for over a decade, including as the head of IT for its Jetstar subsidiary. Seller took some time out recently to speak about Qantas' cloud computing strategy and the issue in general.

Written by Renai LeMay26 Oct. 10 12:00

Seek co-founder and joint CEO, Paul Bassat, resigns

Co-founder and joint CEO of online employment site Seek, Paul Bassat, has resigned 13 years after kicking it off as a self-admitted “cash-strapped startup” in 1997.

Written by Renai LeMay14 Oct. 10 09:12