Microsoft has brought its services for game developers under a single umbrella, dubbed Microsoft Game Stack, and launched a range of new gaming-focused Azure services.
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Google has open sourced its software testing tool ClusterFuzz.
Telstra will distribute the upcoming Arduino MKR NB 1500 IoT developer board in Australia.
Red Hat will operate as a kind of “Switzerland” within IBM and maintain its commitment to open source at the conclusion of Big Blue’s takeover of the software company, according to Marco Bill-Peter, Red Hat senior vice president of customer experience and engagement.
Microsoft’s new Azure edge computing offerings are helping customers extend the reach of its cloud-based machine learning services, according to Clayton Fernandez, the company’s global director, Internet of Things.
Pia Andrews, well known for her work in the areas of open government and open source, will return to Australia’s shores to take on a new role with the New South Wales government.
Guide Dogs Victoria (GDV) is planning to build a Siri-style platform designed specifically to cater to the needs of blind and low-vision people.
SUSE, best known for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, will “operate globally as an independent company” following its acquisition by EQT from Micro Focus, according to SUSE chief executive officer Nils Brauckmann.
A key Gentoo Linux source code repository should be considered compromised after “unknown individuals” gained access to Gentoo’s GitHub organisation.
The Australian Human Rights Commission has warned that bills to create a national facial recognition service will have an “unprecedented” impact on Australians’ privacy.
Scytl has won a $1.9 million contract to upgrade the NSW Electoral Commission’s iVote application.
ASX Limited, the operator of the Australian Securities Exchange, has released new details of the system inspired by Bitcoin’s blockchain technology that will replace CHESS: The Clearing House Electronic Subregister System.
Data61 has released an initial version of the seL4 microkernel for the RISC-V architecture
Sydney-headquartered startup Floodlight Analytics offers a software-as-a-service application that helps small and medium businesses, particularly those in the hospitality sector, make better use of their data.
IBM has begun offering its Bluemix Container Service from the company’s local cloud data centres in Sydney and Melbourne.