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Bulletproof opens Melbourne office

Cloud services provider launches new office, adds three key hires as it eyes expansion.

JCurve acquires The Full Circle Group

Cloud services group raises $2.5 million in capital to boost growth strategy.

CloudCentral acquires US software IP

Cloud services provider says DEY's Software Defined Storage will reduce costs.

NICTA chief calls for open data approach to public infrastructure

Hugh Durrant-Whyte tells Productivity Commission that major projects could be massively improved through making datasets publicly available.

Simon Hackett buys 40% stake in UltraServe

Internode founder forks out millions of dollars for cloud services provider, which is establishing a new, separate CRM company.

Dropbox to open Sydney office

Cloud-based file-sharing service to launch its first APAC office to better serve its customers.

Zendesk buys live chat service Zopim

SaaS company acquires Singapore-based chat software provider, plans to integrate it within months.

Queensland govt adopts Microsoft Office 365

State government to roll out cloud software service to nearly 150,000 employees.

REVIEW: HTC One M8

HTC is going through a rough patch at the moment but its latest device is just about the best designed smartphone on the market.

Researchers developing artificially intelligent elastic cloud

UNSW academics are working on a computer network that can manage its own consumption as needed.

New laser-based data collection technology to improve Australia's roads

The Traffic Speed Deflectometer looks like a semi-trailer but is filled with computer servers and lasers.

US movie studios turn up the heat on Kim Dotcom

Copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Dotcom alleges Megaupload isn't a cloud service but an unlawful hub for mass distribution.

Why mobile apps fail and how to beat the trap

When it comes to developing a mobile app the quest for the "wow" factor can be a recipe for disaster.

NSW taxi reform delivers a big tick for mobile booking apps

New reforms promise to save Sydneysiders money while encouraging the use of apps like goCatch and Uber for better customer experience.

Coca-Cola enlists IBM for SAP cloud management

Tech giant signs five-year, multi-million dollar partnership to manage beverage maker's SAP infrastructure at Sydney data centre.

Easy alternatives to Windows XP

There are tens of thousands of open source Linux-based operating systems available to download for free – and they're simpler to use than ever before.

US knocks plans for European communication network

Proposed network built to avoid emails and other data passing through the United States could breach international trade laws, the office of the US Trade Representative says.

Nest Labs pulls smoke alarms off the market

Sales of Nest Protect halted after routine testing raises safety concerns over the Nest Wave feature.

Apple, Facebook, Google's green credentials get Greenpeace's tick of approval

Environmental group says the companies have made significant progress in adopting renewable energy sources to power their data centres.

Office for iPad: Is it any good?

With a polished set of Office apps for the iPad, Microsoft may be marking the end the Windows PC era.

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