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Geek Weekly: Our top tech stories for 2 October

Geek Weekly: Our top tech stories for 2 October

Posted on 01 October, 2014
This week we have a look at a Wi-Fi service that takes your children, Google's Project Loon, Microsoft's decision to get out of robotics, a new clock that essentially keeps perfect time and the US$2.1 billion spent so far on the 'Obamacare' website. [ + ]
Windows 10 designed for enterprise customers

Windows 10 designed for enterprise customers

Posted by Dylan Bushell-Embling on 01 October, 2014
Microsoft is reversing some of the unpopular decisions it made with Windows 8 for Windows 10, which enters the preview stage today. The company has also added enhancements tailored for the enterprise. [ + ]
Data centre consolidation saving US govt $3.8bn

Data centre consolidation saving US govt $3.8bn

Posted by Dylan Bushell-Embling on 30 September, 2014
A project to cut down on the data centres used by US government departments is on track to generate about $3.8 billion in savings (US$3.3 billion) by end-FY15, but some agencies are not seeing benefits, a report finds. [ + ]
LMA to build APAC ICT engineering hub in Melbourne

LMA to build APAC ICT engineering hub in Melbourne

Posted by Dylan Bushell-Embling on 30 September, 2014
Lockheed Martin Australia has picked Melbourne to be the location of its new Asia-Pacific ICT engineering hub. [ + ]
Cisco's Intercloud project gets 33 new partners

Cisco's Intercloud project gets 33 new partners

Posted by Dylan Bushell-Embling on 30 September, 2014
New cloud providers, builders and aggregators have signed on for Cisco's project to build an internet-scale network of connected clouds. [ + ]
Archiving system keeps council in the Act

Archiving system keeps council in the Act

Posted on 30 September, 2014
To help it comply with the archiving and retrieval requirements of the Public Records Act 2005, Environment Canterbury has implemented the GFI MailArchiver and GFI FaxMaker network solutions. [ + ]
Aussie spies could tap entire internet; Symantec settles on new CEO

Aussie spies could tap entire internet; Symantec settles on new CEO

Posted by Andrew Collins on 29 September, 2014
The Australian Senate last week passed laws that would allow ASIO to monitor every device on the internet; Michael Brown has been appointed permanent CEO of Symantec, replacing sacked former-CEO Steve Bennett. [ + ]
Key technology trends for CIOs in 2015

Key technology trends for CIOs in 2015

Posted on 29 September, 2014
Big data, ITaaS, the continuing shift to the cloud, location-free workplaces and wearables are some of the technology trends forecast to strengthen in 2015, according to a survey of Australian CIOs and IT decision-makers. [ + ]