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In pictures: Microsoft's #WeSpeakCode gets students programming

Microsoft last week held its YouthSpark #WeSpeakCode event, which is designed to promote interest in software development among school students. Students from schools across Western Sydney attended a #WeSpeakCode event at UTS on Friday. The event at UTS was launched by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Cost of 'hacking' scams doubled in 2014

A new report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission includes figures showing that in 2014 reported financial losses from scams involving hacking more than doubled.

SAP appoints new local MD

SAP Australia/New Zealand's chief operating officer, John Ruthven, will take over as local president and managing director, the ERP vendor announced today.

NeCTAR gets $4.9m from government

Education and training minister Christopher Pyne has revealed the funding split for facilities funded under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).

4G growth helps boost Optus revenue

Optus today reported an increase of operating revenue of 4 per cent to $8.79 billion for the year, on the back of an 11 per cent revenue increase for its fourth quarter.

Quickflix to resell Foxtel's 'Presto' service

ASX-listed video streaming and DVD rental company Quickflix has struck an agreement with Foxtel under which Foxtel's Presto streaming service will be available through Quickflix.

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