Melbourne has been chosen to be the third pilot city for Uber’s planned ‘urban air mobility’ service.
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An acquisition of Vocus by Australian energy company AGL is back on the table. Vocus revealed this morning that it had agreed to due diligence terms with AGL.
GitHub has unveiled a new way to financially support developers that use the company’s platform to host their open source projects.
Sydney is the home to one of five Dell EMC AI Experience Zones which are intended to smooth the path to adopting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for businesses across the Asia Pacific.
Vulnerabilities in unpatched versions Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX are being actively exploited, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has warned.
Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter are among the backers of the ‘Christchurch Call’, which commits its signatories to taking steps to address the uploading and dissemination of “terrorist and violent extremist content”.
Australia’s CSIRO, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are part of an international consortium that has completed a five-year effort to design supercomputing infrastructure that will help process the masses of data generated by the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project.
The rollout of a cloud-based integration platform has helped HESTA move away from a point-to-point integration approach and cut manual handling of data, according to the super fund’s IT manager Michael Collins
Microsoft has unveiled Azure Blockchain Service, which the company’s head of corporate communications, Frank Shaw, said “simplifies the formation, management, and governance of consortium blockchain networks, allowing businesses to focus on workflow, logic, and app development.”
Microsoft has used its Build developer conference to announce a new Azure Cognitive Services category: ‘Decision’. The category groups together Azure’s Content Moderator and Anomaly Detector services, as well as a new service called Personalizer, which is currently in preview.
Facebook says that a major outage across its family of social networking services was the result of internal problems at the company rather than a BGP route leak at a network operator.
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.
ASX- and NZX-listed clothing and camping equipment retailer Kathmandu has revealed that an “unidentified third party” may have had access to its online ecommerce website for over a month.
Software firm Citrix says that it believes “hackers may have accessed and downloaded business documents” during a major security breach.
Check Point has warned that medical devices used by major healthcare providers could have gaping security holes, with researchers at the security firm revealing they were able to easily hack an ultrasound machine and retrieve and alter records stored on it.