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  • How athletes perform under load during major sporting events is akin to how dynamically your applications perform under load during peak times, but there is digital infrastructure that can do the job. Major sporting events happen around the world every year from the Olympics to the FIFA World...

  • A satellite jointly developed by UNSW Canberra Space and Defence Science and Technology (DST) has been operating on-orbit successfully for more than nine months – conducting experiments to pave the way for small spacecraft development in Australia. The Buccaneer Risk Mitigation Mission...

  • Criminals have again exploited the National Australia Bank brand in a new phishing fraud uncovered by security firm MailGuard. A new fake email is circulating purporting to be a notification from NAB advising the recipient that their account “is now locked.” MailGuard says the...

  • Google makes much of its artificial intelligence, lauding it as the best around. But when the company's much-vaunted technology cannot even accurately pick a story as not conforming to the terms of its AdSense service, exactly how good is that technology? iTWire ran an innocuous story a few...

  • Smaller retail service providers who are selling NBN connections may be forced out of business after October this year when the bundles sold by NBN Co more or less become the single way that RSPs buy bandwidth from the company, Damian Ivereigh, chief executive of the small Tasmanian ISP Launtel,...

  • Business and technology leaders are faced with rapidly accelerating technology innovation as emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence blur the lines between humans and machines, according to a newly published global report. According to global analyst firm Gartner the accelerating tech...

  • Windows ransomware known as Ryuk has been used in a number of well-targeted campaigns over the last two weeks, encrypting hundreds of PCs, storage and data centres in each infected firm, the security firm Check Point says. Researchers at the...

  • Data centre provider NextDC has appointed former Vocus senior executive Adam Gardner as its new Head of Products as it continues to pursue an “aggressive” growth strategy in the Australian market. Gardner moves from Vocus where he was General Manager of Data Centres responsible for...

  • Germany-based open source provider SUSE has collaborated with Microsoft to create a Linux kernel that is optimised for the Azure cloud platform. In a statement, the company said its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 on-demand instances run on a custom kernel that has enhanced performance, faster...

  • A resident of San Diego, California, has sued Google overs its deceptive practice of continuing to track users' locations even after the Location History option was turned off on its Android mobile operating system. After the Associated Press exposed Google's practices last week, the search...

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