UTS is introducing an online learning program developed by enterprise software giant SAP to ensure Australian students acquire practical skills.
Investment into cloud computing by the big telcos is paying off.
LIA TIMSON 9:59am Two Australian facilities announced for Azure, no details of when or how much.
Cynthia Karena 10:35am UTS is introducing an online learning program developed by enterprise software giant SAP to ensure Australian students acquire practical skills.
BEN GRUBB 3:22pm The Tax Office has spent $5.2 million to enable Apple Mac users to lodge their tax returns online this year.
12:07pm It's one thing to say tech geniuses don't need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college.
Chinese hackers who breached Google several years ago gained access to a sensitive data, officials say.
In acquiring Tumblr for $US1.1 billion in cash, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer pledges "not to screw it up".
Trevor Clarke The University of Technology Sydney has taken the lead on deploying a software defined network.
Stuart Corner Recent forays into cloud computing by Australia's big telcos seem to be paying off, despite the arrival of US cloud providers on our shores.
DEBORAH GOUGH Bus passengers have found new ways to ride free on myki.
BEN GRUBB The federal Privacy Commissioner has launched an investigation into a Telstra data breach which saw thousands of customer names, telephone numbers and home and business addresses show up in a Google search.
MEGAN LEVY Five years ago, tech prodigy David Karp was determined that the business he founded in his mother's small New York apartment would not be absorbed by a multinational firm.
Sylvia Pennington Money, excitement, glamour? Maybe not. Women tell us why they chose a career in tech.
PETER JEAN A security measure aimed at preventing a repeat of last year's Canberra Hospital data doctoring is unlikely to be seen this year.
Veronique Dupont Yahoo's board has approved a deal to purchase the popular blogging platform Tumblr for $US1.1 billion in cash, say reports.
Demand for internet security experts is dramatically overwhelming supply, write Sandrine Rastello and Jeanna Smialek.
Sylvia Pennington With the job market sitting in a ditch, the days when a tech professional could leave a job in the morning and have another lined up by nightfall are gone.
LIA TIMSON An Australian start-up is fighting for the financial independence of university graduates in the US, coming to their rescue to reduce student loan debt.
UK lawmakers have subjected Google to blistering criticism, accusing the company of playing games with Britain's tax rules.
Rising cyber security risks over the potential hacking of cars have prompted the US auto-safety regulator to start a new office focusing on the threat.
BEN GRUBB The personal information of thousands of Telstra customers has been found online using a Google search.
BEN GRUBB Maile Carnegie's first job was at a local fruit and veg shop, but now she is set to become Google Australia's next managing director.
Trevor Clarke Energex is claiming success in creating a 'single source of truth' with analytics and information management.
Trevor Clarke QUT is looking to tap the power of analytics with a plan to mine data from multiple systems including massively open online courses.
Google CEO Larry Page says his vocal cords are partially paralysed but that it will not stop him from running the internet giant.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has dismissed claims the federal budget reveals the national broadband network (NBN) is failing.
BEN GRUBB AFP claims he was a self-proclaimed leader of Lulzsec, but court documents allege he hacked a council website.
LIA TIMSON There's a push for developers to write secure code from the get-go.
Trevor Clarke The federal budget has a conspicuous absence of funding for new big ticket ICT projects.
JONATHAN SWAN Labor spent about half what it forecast last year on the national broadband network, reflecting the sluggish pace of its rollout.
Bleak budgetary outlook will show how much politicians value an NBN, writes Tony Brown.
An Iran-based hacking group has started cyber attacks inside the US, according to a security company.
Trevor Clarke Australia's nascent energy smart grid may continue to enjoy federal government support whatever party wins the next election.
Brad Howarth Computer scientists, mathematicians and geneticists are joining forces to improve the lives of thousands of Australians.
Kate Crawford of the MIT Centre for Civic Media goes behind the numbers to debunk five myths about big data.
Bloomberg accidentally leaked more than 10,000 private messages online containing sensitive pricing data, according to a report.
A new wave of cyber attacks is striking US corporations. Officials say the attackers' aim is not espionage but sabotage, and the source seems to be the Middle East.
BEN GRUBB The University of NSW is known for producing some of Australia's top lawyers, doctors and accountants. But the 64-year-old institution is now gaining a reputation for excelling in what is often viewed as anti-establishment – hacking.
Erin Geiger Smith A US federal appeals court on Friday ruled that Australia's Alice Corp, owned in part by NAB, does not hold valid patents on a computerised trading platform.
Mahesh Sharma Defence's existing technology suppliers could be among the biggest beneficiaries of a $1 billion project to overhaul the department's terrestrial communications network.
Bloomberg says it has corrected a "mistake" in its newsgathering policies and cut off its journalists' special access to client log-in activity on the company's ubiquitous trading information terminals.
Melbourne is set to get its own internet domain name with the global web address regulator ticking off on the change.
LIA TIMSON Bank says strategy and technology upgrades have sped processes and caused fewer errors at lower costs.
Hacktivist: n. a person who uses computer crimes to further social or political ends - Australian Oxford Dictionary.
It was a huge bank heist - but a 21st-century version in which the criminals never wore ski masks, threatened a teller or set foot in a vault.
Nick Perry During 26 years at the helm of Chinese tech giant Huawei, founder Ren Zhengfei has never once agreed to be interviewed by a journalist.
Cyber thieves stole $44 million by hacking into debit card companies, lifting withdrawal limits, and helping themselves from ATMs.
Trevor Clarke Famed Australian digital visual effects company, Animal Logic, is mulling the use of public cloud computing services to help render the visual effects in future blockbuster movies.
A surge in cyber attacks emanating from China is endangering its ties with the US.
A Dutchman arrested in Spain in connection with a cyber attack has appeared before a judge in the Netherlands.
Suzanne Campbell All sides of politics must take the tech sector seriously, argues Suzanne Campbell.
A union claims up to 85 per cent of contractors involved in the NBN rollout in Tasmania could be working unsafely with asbestos.
ADAM CAREY Much-needed new digital system is now another two years from completion.
JONATHAN SWAN A Liberal-leaning university student has been hailed on social media, accused of being a covert Labor agent and taken a verbal slap from Malcolm Turnbull.
BEN GRUBB Telstra and Defence give students a hacking challenge - with rewards.
Brad Howarth Investors are looking to fund more start-up companies to realise the potential for technology in Asia.
Matthew Hall Businesses and customers are looking for each other in the wrong places.
BEN GRUBB Researchers find 653 Australian computer-based building management systems attached to the internet.
Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen attempts to dispel some of the myths and rumours surrounding Adobe Creative Cloud.
Nokia investors tell CEO they are running out of patience with his failing attempts to catch up with Apple and Samsung.
BMC Software has agreed to be sold to a private investor group for about $6.5 billion in cash.
Sylvia Pennington Recruiters confirmed what many in the technology sector already knew: the market is in the doldrums.
LIA TIMSON It's out with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign boxes, in with online subscriptions, effective immediately.
Stuart Corner The Australian Taxation Office is planning a major restructuring of its taxpayer communications channels in response to the increasing use of smartphones and social networks.
BEN GRUBB The building control system for one of Google's offices in Sydney was hacked into by two IT security researchers who say hundreds more in Australia are also accessible via the internet.
The Twitter and Facebook accounts of satirical US news website The Onion appear to have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.
Brian Krebs A fake Australian company is at the centre of a global cyber crime network.
JONATHAN SWAN An online debate between Malcolm Turnbull and Stephen Conroy on broadband policy has descended into sledging and personal attacks.
Algerian national allegedly behind SpyEye appeared in an Atlanta courtroom after a three-year manhunt ended with his extradition from Thailand.
Eastman Kodak plans to emerge from bankruptcy protection by the end of September after shedding most of the businesses that made it an icon.
BEN GRUBB A press conference to turn on Labor's national broadband network to 1300 homes and businesses in Sydney's west on Sunday was hit by a minor technical glitch which saw a video conference unexpectedly drop out.
HEATH ASTON Another 400,000 homes in NSW will be promised super-fast broadband in a new three-year plan for the rollout of the national broadband network.
Intel is tasking chief operating officer Brian Krzanich with steering it through an industry shake-up as the new CEO.
Stuart Corner The new DSL technology of vectoring could significantly boost bandwidths over the last few hundred metres of copper but there is a great unknown.
Sylvia Pennington Hundreds of IT workers in the Queensland public sector face an uncertain future.
Twitter has warned journalists to prepare for more cyber attacks following a recent breach of the AP account.
Mozilla is accusing one of the world's best-known purveyors of surveillance software of hijacking the brand to camouflage its spyware.
Hamish Boland-Rudder The Canberra IT industry is gearing up for a boom in demand for services from government agencies.
Liam Tung Virtual currencies are on the drawing board at PayPal.
Cynthia Karena Now is the time to brush up on your knowledge.
What were they trying to ascertain?
Sylvia Pennington Some companies are spending less per employee than courses cost.
Mitchell Harper Opinion: Building a company culture takes focus.
Alexei Oreskovic The most powerful group at Google goes by a more telling name: "L Team", short for Larry's Team.
Tim Lester & Asher Moses Billionaire philanthropist has definitely switched his focus to helping the poor.
Asher Moses The Silicon Valley rock stars who made billions from companies like Facebook and PayPal are hoping their next big hit will come out of Australia.
Charles Arthur Yahoo's demise shows a company should never get too comfortable.