Formula 1: How faster access to data is giving this team the edge

Storage automation and big data helps Mercedes F1 make better decisions, faster. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Micropatch released for Adobe Reader zero-day vulnerability

The 0patch fix temporarily patches a data-stealing exploit in Adobe Reader. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Google refreshes right-click menu options in Gmail

The right-click menu will soon be far more useful in managing your inbox. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Senate committee asks R&D tax incentive Bill be refined before it's passed

Making one recommendation, the Senate committee has asked to examine and analyse the potential impacts of the research and development tax incentive before making any further considerations for the Bill. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Megaport says APAC has turned corner as overall revenue and net loss grows

Revenue is growing 72 percent year on year, as net loss slips by almost a quarter. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Cyberattacks can cost APAC healthcare firms $23.3M

Healthcare organisations in Asia-Pacific can incur economic losses of up to US$23.3 million from cybersecurity incidents, though, 45 percent have either experienced or are not even sure if they have experienced a cyberattack. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

IP Australia's Alex is more than just a chatbot

The patent office is investing heavily into cognitive computing, with its chatbot providing much more to the business than only being a first point of contact for consumers. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Trump signs executive order prioritising AI development

The order aims to protect United States-made artificial intelligence, as well as provide regulation on the nation's security, privacy, and values when related to AI. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Dunkin' Donuts accounts compromised in second credential stuffing attack in three months

Hacked Dunkin' Donuts accounts are now being sold on Dark Web forums. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

NBN finally has a 50Mbps or quicker majority network

People will move to higher speeds on the National Broadband Network if its prices are cut. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Intel and Ericsson develop 5G platform

Ericsson and Intel have announced another collaboration, this time for a software and hardware management platform for 5G, NFV, and distributed cloud. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Reckon's FY18 profit up despite uncertainty of Accountants Group future

The company said it received a 'clear' understanding of the value of its accounting arm following the sale to MYOB falling through. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

US government warns allies about Huawei again

The US has told Hungary that America finds it ‘more difficult’ to partner with nations that have Huawei equipment deployed. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Coles partners with SAP for its digital transformation

Coles will implement SAP's S/4HANA, Ariba, and SuccessFactors platforms into its back office. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Microsoft & Google expand security tools to political parties in Canada & Europe

Microsoft extends AccountGuard to Canada while Google expands Project Shield to EU Parliament political campaigns. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Amazon to acquire eero, home mesh router maker

The acquisition is the latest move from Amazon to give it more control over home connectivity. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

WordPress plugin flaw lets you take over entire sites

Vulnerability found in social sharing plugin named "Simple Social Buttons," installed on more than 40,000 WordPress sites. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Autonomous testing Is like autonomous driving: The AI needs human assistance

The different levels used describe autonomous vehicles and extent of human assistance required can be used to describe autonomous technology testing. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Accenture research: How to compete and win in the post-digital era

As the world is rapidly moving toward a post-digital era, and key technologies like artificial intelligence, distributed ledgers, and extended reality, leaders will need to set their sights beyond their ongoing digital transformations. More than nine in 10 business and IT executi … | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Google Fi begins retail push with SIM cards at Best Buy

This is the first time a Google Fi related product is available from a big box retailer. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Doomsday Docker security hole uncovered

A security vulnerability has been disclosed for a flaw in runc, Docker and Kubernetes' container runtime, which can be used to attack any host system running containers. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Lamborghini uses Carbon's digital manufacturing for end-use parts

The first production parts will be for the Urus model of Lamborghini’s Super SUV, one of the world's fastest SUVs. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Samsung teases upcoming foldable Galaxy phone announcement in new video

“The Future Unfolds” on Feb. 20, according to Samsung. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Microsoft: 70 percent of all security bugs are memory safety issues

Percentage of memory safety issues has been hovering at 70 percent for the past 12 years. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

I like Windows 7: Why should I pay to move to Windows 10?

With Windows 7 security upgrades about to go poof in less than a year, there are still some Windows 7 diehards who refuse to upgrade. Here we explain that free Windows 10 upgrades are still available, counter some upgrade objections, and provide a great list of resources for upgr … | Continue reading | 10 days ago

CRM Watchlist 2019: And the winners are....

It's that time again: The 13th annual CRM Watchlist award winners are here. See which companies not only had the most impact in the customer-facing technology world in 2018 but are likely to continue to have it for the next few years. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Mt. Gox touted for relaunch, ownership claims cause social media spat

Brock Pierce and Mark Karpeles have come to blows on Twitter over the apparent ‘sale’ of the exchange. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Salesforce updates Health Cloud to consider "social determinants" of health

The new feature to Health Cloud could be used by medical providers and insurance companies alike to inform their patient interactions. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Winnie The Pooh takes over Reddit due to Chinese investment, censorship fears

You will probably never see as many Winnie The Pooh memes in one place ever again. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS

The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

People calling for NBN write-down actually want dramatic price cut: NBN CEO

NBN claims that should a wholesale price cut occur, Australia's digital future is over. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

IBM Blockchain Platform now live in Melbourne

The IBM Blockchain Platform is now running on the IBM Cloud in Melbourne, with a second platform to be created in Sydney soon. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Sprint files lawsuit against AT&T over 5G claims

Sprint has called for an end to AT&T’s 5G E advertising campaign, arguing in a lawsuit that it is false and misleading, and causing irreparable damage to its own 5G network investment. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Russia to disconnect from the internet as part of a planned test

Russia's internet contingency plan gets closer to reality. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Australian government offers AU$10m in grants for children's online safety

The grants will be made available for non-profits to deliver online safety education initiatives. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Microsoft: Improved security features are delaying hackers from attacking Windows users

If a vulnerability is exploited, it is most likely going to be exploited as zero-day, or an old security bug for which users and companies have had enough time to patch. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Should you be scared of your laptop’s webcam?

Pretty much every laptop – and for that matter, tablet and smartphone – has at least one camera fitted that's pointing at how all the time. But how worried should we be about eyes on us? Can the nefariously-minded switch them on to spy on us? | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Swiss government invites hackers to pen-test its e-voting system

Government also offers cash rewards worth as much as $30,000. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Dell recalls faulty Hybrid Power Adapters

Dell has recalled Hybrid Power Adapters manufactured between January 2017 and March 2017 because of a shock hazard. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

ACCAN: Low-income Australians cannot afford NBN

Australians have been forced onto higher-end plans, ACCAN has said, and should be offered 50Mbps unlimited NBN connections for AU$30 a month under a government concession. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Ericsson to build 50 Optus 5G sites

Optus has revealed that in addition to Nokia, it is also working with Ericsson across its 5G launches. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

An Apple store salesman questioned my intelligence, says customer

Can it be that certain Apple store employees are a little pushy when it comes to selling Apple's services? One customer says yes. I thought I'd try to find out. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

4 situations where staying on-premises may be preferable to cloud, for now

'After getting a whopping cloud provider bill, many organizations look toward taking some of their databases back on-premises.' | Continue reading | 12 days ago

New TLS encryption-busting attack also impacts the newer TLS 1.3

Researchers discover yet another Bleichenbacher attack variation (yawn!). | Continue reading | 12 days ago

China's cybersecurity law update lets state agencies 'pen-test' local companies

China draws up law that makes it perfectly legal to hack any internet-related company activating in its borders. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

Amazon Live launches with live-streamed shopping videos

The new video shopping experience launches as QVC rolls out its own new app with shoppable videos. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

Why chatbots still leave us cold

A competition administered by Facebook's AI researchers, with help from Microsoft and others, shows the state of the art in getting machines to engage in chit chat is still soul-crushingly boring and nonsensical. New technology and benchmarks may help down the road. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

What neuromorphic engineering is, and why it’s triggered an analog revolution

Maybe we can’t keep packing transistors onto substrates the way Gordon Moore showed us how to do. So how about if we replaced those millions of transistors with components “inspired by the true story” of the brain? | Continue reading | 13 days ago