Applications

World's most dependable OS goes open source

The seL4 kernal, developed at NICTA, is now available for developers under standard open source terms.

ADMA forges alliance with peak analytics professionals body

Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising and Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia forge alliance.

How ICT can improve the health of healthcare

Like any other industry, the healthcare sector is striving to reduce costs and increase productivity. This has in turn forced healthcare IT professionals to pull up their socks.

Coalition not up to speed on 'cloud-first' policy

Industry figures and analysts say delays in acting on major Commission of Audit initiatives such as mandating cloud first are hurting both government service delivery and opportunities for Australian IT service firms.

BPS Technology announces IPO

Local tech trading and payment platform provider valued at $58.5 million.

How to manufacture an Australian world champion

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Australia's athletic prowess is on show for all at the Commonwealth Games but behind the scenes our high-tech manufacturers are kicking goals in a $300bn global market.

A flood of rivals could burst Amazon's cloud

Agile new players from start-ups to telcos are impacting the profitability of Amazon Web Services. Its dominant position in cloud computing services may no longer be assured.

Amcom to roll out its cloud solution across University of Melbourne

Perth-based telecoms company secures its first significant deal since forging a partnership with the Australian Academic and Research Network in May.

REVIEW: Motorola Moto X

Long before Apple’s iPhone became synonymous with the mobile phone, there was Motorola. Now the pioneer is back and its Moto X could be Android’s answer to the iPhone.

Practice Ignition launches automated account payment system

PI Payments links payments system directly with invoicing system for streamlined accounting.

Enterprise apps need to be app store-ready

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While app stores are typically associated with mobile devices and low-cost consumer software, enterprise software producers should also get in on the action.

Visa updates its online payments offering

Visa Checkout to replace V.me by Visa with new interface, making online payments on any device simpler.

The best apps to fix your broken digital calendar

The calendar has always had one sole purpose: to keep us organised. But how do you organise your organisers?

GovHack sparks international interest, whets VC appetites

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The federal government's annual hackathon keeps going from strength to strength.

The next generation of Windows

Microsoft appears to have a pattern with its Windows releases: every second generation is a dud. That makes waiting for what follows Windows 8 all the more exciting.

ingogo jumps the gun on lowering taxi surcharges in NSW

Taxi-booking app lowers in-app booking surcharge from 8% to 5% ahead of forthcoming legislation.

IBM to bets big on chips breakthrough

Tech giant to invest $US3 billion over the next five years in chip research and development to find a way to revive its slumping hardware unit.

PC market still has a pulse: Gartner

The global PC market may see a revival of sorts this year as the transition from Windows XP finally starts to flow through, according to research firm.

Govt launches interactive map of Australia in 'open data' push

Communications Department, NICTA and Geoscience Australia team up to build National Map showing broadband access and geographic information.

Creating the perfect e-commerce website

Even the best designed websites throw up potentially deal-breaking obstacles for customers.

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