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Australian emergency service agencies want access to GPS data on phones to locate callers in emergencies, but Telstra has said it is up to users to ensure that GPS applications are turned on.
Ford's big data and mobility experiments set the stage for positioning the automaker more as a software and systems outfit. Ford is a good example of how every company is now a technology company.
Victoria's RMIT University is opening its AU$1.5 million data analytics lab this week in partnership with NICTA, in an initiative expected to help Australian businesses compete on a global scale.
Planning to sell or give away your old iPhone or iPad? Then you'll need to wipe your data off it securely. Here's how to do it without losing any data.
A new global CIO study from Deloitte sheds light on why CIOs and IT have a tough time. The data offers lessons on how to fix the problem.
Hitachi Data Systems and Equinix have announced an agreement where HDS will offer its private cloud solutions from within Equinix's global datacentres.
Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
Apple's iPad event on Oct. 16 could go a long way toward positioning the tablet more as an enterprise device. If Apple wants more unit shipments and market share, the enterprise is going to be its best option.
The iPhone and iPad maker is encrypting its services, end-to-end, in a bid to prevent law enforcement (even with a search warrant) from accessing your device data.
A new version of the Riak Enterprise NoSQL distributed database is now available, with better search and more data types designed to broaden its appeal.
Demands for user data requests have more than doubled in five years, with the U.S. government leading pack in the global intelligence gathering race.
Although organizations are exploring No-SQL and Big Data databases, many would like to access these data stores using a SQL interface. FoundationDB is now offering a SQL "personality" for their key-value store database.
Organizations that have maintained their investment in traditional SQL-based databases -- and are seeing the limitations of these databases -- have started adding No-SQL and Big Data databases to their portfolio. FoundationDB believes its database can do it all.
The union will leverage Cloudera's Apache Hadoop-powered enterprise data hubs and TCS' global IT services delivery platform, as well as big data solutions.
AT&T's Cargo View already conducts global data collection in 200 countries, providing up-to-date information on vitals such as location, temperature, pressure, light, vibration, and motion.
The United States Government could be facing a new leak source besides Edward Snowden, after classified documents emerged this week outlining data-collecting activities relating to the nation's central counterterrorism database.
A new global data security survey by the Ponemon Institute has found Australia’s IT security professionals believe that company executives would prefer to spend money on the protection of intellectual property over customer data security.
Oracle's latest big idea for big data aims to eliminate data silos with new software connecting the dots between the Oracle Database, Hadoop and NoSQL.
Lost some important data on your iPhone, iPad or Android device? Here are some tools that might be able to help you get it back.
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