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  • Five key takeaways from Salesforce World Tour 2017 Sydney

    Salesforce held its annual World Tour event in Sydney on March 21 at the International Convention Centre. It’s the first time the event has been back in Sydney for three years and it attracted more than 10,000 attendees keen to see what Salesforce had to offer.

    22 March 17 13:48 Written by Joel Norton, Kalido
  • Inventor of new lithium-ion battery responds to skepticism

    John Goodenough, 94, a professor at the University of Texas and co-inventor of the original lithium-ion battery, responded to skeptics who say his technology for a new, safer, lithium-ion battery appears on the surface to defy the laws of thermodynamics.

    22 March 17 08:09 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • NASA tests foldable, robotic scout for Mars

    The next NASA rover to head to another planet might take along a robotic scout that can fold up its wheels and tuck itself away or unfold and pop up like a piece of origami.

    22 March 17 06:52 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Oracle sets priorities for Java 9 bug fixes

    Only P1 or P2 bugs that are critical and can be fixed before the July 27 release date will be addressed; all others will be deferred for now

    22 March 17 06:16 Written by Paul Krill
  • Tesla becomes utility, battery storage supplier to Hawaii's Kauai

    Tesla is touting its new solar power and battery storage substation on the Island of Kauai. The facility will provide 52 megawatt hours of energy, saving 1.6 million gallons of diesel fuel a year that has been used to supply generator electricity.

    22 March 17 06:05 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Juniper extends data center interconnect options

    Large data center interconnect users needing high-speed connectivity and bandwidth for access to massive cloud resources have a new option to handle these demands. Juniper today rolled out its Open Cloud Interconnect package.

    22 March 17 05:11 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Flaws in Moodle CMS put thousands of e-learning websites at risk

    Organizations that use the popular Moodle learning management system should deploy the latest patches as soon as possible because they fix vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over web servers.

    22 March 17 04:39 Written by Lucian Constantin
  • HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

    Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for US$650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image.

    22 March 17 04:16 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Apple trims 18% from 9.7-in. iPad price

    Apple today cut the price of its least expensive 9.7-in. iPad by $70, dropped the "Air" nameplate and returned to simply "iPad" as the moniker.

    22 March 17 03:54 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • US bans electronics larger than smartphones in cabins on certain flights

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered that passengers on flights departing for the U.S from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa will have to carry personal electronics larger than a smartphone as checked baggage, citing increased terror threats.

    21 March 17 22:53 Written by John Ribeiro
  • Gen 6 performance unleashes the all-flash data centre

    Business leaders are embracing digital transformation as a critical factor for success and they expect IT to help them innovate faster, increase profitability and gain a competitive advantage. But this is putting new pressures on IT organisations and pushing mission critical storage environments to the limit.

    21 March 17 12:21 Written by Phillip Coates, Brocade
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