When Windows 8 was first previewed to developers during Microsoft's first preview event for that operating system in September 2011, one of the system's most indispensable sources of functionality was said to be the cloud -- specifically, the cloud service known at that time as Windows Azure.
By Scott M. Fulton, III | 23 January, 2015 15:45
A new group within the Department of Communications will be tasked with developing and co-ordinating digitally delivered government services. One of the first tasks of the 'Digital Transformation Office' will be establishing a single sign-on for accessing government services.
By Rohan Pearce | 23 January, 2015 15:36
Amazon.com is to acquire a semiconductor startup in Israel, which has been operating secretively since it was set up in 2011.
By John Ribeiro | 23 January, 2015 14:46
Expansion of the Internet slowed in 2014 as the number of available IPv4 addresses neared exhaustion, according to a report by the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the regional Internet registry for the Asia Pacific.
By Adam Bender | 23 January, 2015 14:09
A new type of keyboard could make it irrelevant if your password is divulged, providing a much higher level of computer security.
By Jeremy Kirk | 23 January, 2015 13:58
Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet running Windows RT is out of stock at the company's online store, suggesting it may be discontinued after the decision not to upgrade it to Windows 10.
By Agam Shah | 23 January, 2015 13:05
Twitter users will easier time reading tweets not in their native language thanks to a new translation feature powered by Bing.
By Zach Miners | 23 January, 2015 12:42
The existing version of Internet Explorer will ship in Windows 10 alongside Microsoft's new Spartan browser, the company revealed Thursday. This is instead of a new version of IE, which was being referred to as IE12 by Microsoft officials as late as Wednesday.
By Scott M. Fulton, III | 23 January, 2015 12:36
There will be two new Office productivity suites from Microsoft, one of which will premiere alongside Windows 10 and will at long last be optimized for use with touchscreen devices.
By Scott M. Fulton, III | 23 January, 2015 12:13
Organizations are seeing a sharp increase in attacks using stolen account credentials, with crooks using new techniques to beat fraud detection systems, according to Gartner.
By Jeremy Kirk | 23 January, 2015 11:50
Enterprises want open communication with the people they do business with -- but not too open.
By Stephen Lawson | 23 January, 2015 11:44
Telstra is expecting the metadata telcos will be forced to collect under the government's mandatory data retention scheme will be used in civil litigation, raising the possibility of it being used in cases such as copyright infringement lawsuits or family law disputes.
By Rohan Pearce | 23 January, 2015 10:55
With its new HoloLens computer, which resembles a pair of ski goggles and displays holograms over the real world, Microsoft is taking a very different course from that pioneered by Google with Glass.
By Fred O'Connor | 23 January, 2015 10:13
Ford on Thursday announced that it is opening a research center in Palo Alto, California, to accelerate its development of autonomous vehicles and how they will communicate with cars and the infrastructure around them.
By Lucas Mearian | 23 January, 2015 09:43
The road to an initial public offering is rarely smooth for any company, but it's fair to say that Box's journey has been one of the bumpier ones. Though it filed plans to go public early last year, it wasn't until this week that the milestone finally come into view. In the meantime, Box's challenges have only intensified.
By Katherine Noyes | 23 January, 2015 09:31
Read how Perth-based safety footwear manufacturer, Steel Blue, was able to cut costs with shipping and improve efficiency while meeting the growing demand for their products as they expanded their national and export markets and increased their local market share, all thanks to a new ERP system.
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