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Fri, 06 May 2016 09:51:55 +0000
Be careful where you click: Why fake social media sites are a bigger risk than phoney banks It's easier for cybercriminals to steal your details by building a fake Facebook page than by pretending to be your bank.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 07:25:57 +0000
​Australia to launch startup landing pad in Singapore The Australian government has revealed Singapore as the fifth and final location for its AU$11 million startup landing pad initiative.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 06:42:28 +0000
StarHub net profit up by SG$19.1m StarHub's net profit grew to SG$92.8 million, on EBITDA of SG$183.4 million and revenue of SG$590.9 million, with gains in broadband and enterprise fixed services.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 06:35:16 +0000
​Australian Bureau of Meteorology to crowdsource data digitisation process The Australian Bureau of Meterology is looking for a contractor to develop a data entry portal that will be used by volunteering members of the public, who will be helping the agency digitise hard-copy climate records.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 03:59:51 +0000
NBN announces AU$1.95b loss NBN's revenue and assets have grown alongside its loss as the network's rollout picks up speed.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 02:18:35 +0000
​Mobile revenue boosts Alibaba's Q4 revenue to 24 trillion yuan Chinese giant Alibaba Group has reported total revenue of 24 trillion yuan for the three months ended March 31, thanks mostly to its mobile revenue.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 01:39:30 +0000
Business transformation matures beyond cloud: Red Hat When businesses automate their backend, it will mean engineers can focus on app development rather than servicing the infrastructure stack, according to Red Hat.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 01:06:24 +0000
​Craig Wright backtracks on Bitcoin 'proof' Craig Wright said he no longer has the 'courage' to prove that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the supposed founder of Bitcoin, after declaring he was on Monday.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 00:54:40 +0000
NBN confident of hitting all its yearly targets NBN passed its year-end target for premises activated last week, the company has told Senate Estimates.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 00:41:07 +0000
​Atlassian suffers $4.9m Q3 operating loss In its second earnings report since going public, enterprise software firm Atlassian has posted an IFRS operating loss of $4.9 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2016.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 00:30:26 +0000
Telstra argues against compliance costs for piracy website blocking The cost of complying with court orders to block The Pirate Bay and other piracy websites -- which TPG put at AU$50 per DNS block, and M2 put at AU$800 maximum in total -- is being disputed by Telstra.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 13:58:00 +0000
Curved ultrawide displays: Coming to a desktop near you? Do curved ultrawide desktop displays really deliver on the claims of their manufacturers? We investigate the pros and cons.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 12:57:51 +0000
US military agency DARPA: We want biometric tech to ID individual hackers DARPA hopes it can 'fingerprint' individual cyberattackers and build a picture of their handiwork over time.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 11:52:54 +0000
Audience nodding off? Google Slides adds Q&A, laser pointer to keep them hooked Presenters using Slides can now run Q&A sessions with audiences as a talk is being delivered.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 10:06:28 +0000
Why Microsoft can't close AWS's $2bn revenue lead on Azure Azure might have doubled revenues year on year, but AWS held a steady at $2bn lead on Azure, quarter on quarter.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 08:48:00 +0000
Over 150 data retention plans approved without finalised compensation model Despite being legally bound to implement a warrantless data-retention scheme, the Australian Attorney-General's Department has maintained there is a 'spirit of cooperation' with industry.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 06:43:26 +0000
​LiveHire to raise AU$10m for ASX IPO LiveHire has opened its initial public offering, hoping to raise AU$10 million ahead of its Australian Securities Exchange debut on June 3.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 06:13:57 +0000
Former ACCC chairman appointed to Uber advisory board Uber has appointed former ACCC chairman Allan Fels to its Public Policy Advisory Board, formed to guide the startup through global transportation and policy issues.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 05:31:09 +0000
Bankwest turns to OpenStack Although Bankwest only went live with OpenStack eight months ago, the company is already onto testing its second version.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 04:27:54 +0000
House Committee suggests 'staggering users' to help ATO handle peak loads Rather than chiding the ATO for not being able to deal with taxpayers looking to use its systems at busy times, a House Committee has suggested that users stagger themselves.

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