Australia's welfare system is in need of a "desperately needed" computer upgrade, according to Social Services Minister Scott Morrison, who said on Wednesday that the system, which is responsible for AU$290 million in payments each day, is running on "Walkman-era" technology.
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Visa announces Mobile Location Confirmation service; travelers should welcome verification technology
Visa will begin rolling out a new geo-location service, powered by Finsphere, in April. Your smartphone and financial institution will work together to improve your card purchasing experiences.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
Kusnetzky Group analysts spoke with over 200 different suppliers of technology and services in 2014. Here's a quick summary of what we learned and where we think the market is headed in the coming year.
HP Technology Services will offer Chef's IT automation platform as part of its Datacenter Care infrastructure automation offering.
Technology-based services continue to perform well even in a difficult year.
AWS CTO Werner Vogels outlines a new service that could scale Docker container technology. The move also speaks to the developer base.
IBM has named Martin Jetter as senior vice president and head of its global technology services unit.
According to analyst Andrew Bartels, business technology spending will rise to 31 percent of all tech goods and services by 2017.
Sponsored by Redhat and Intel
The technology industry is currently in the midst of a shift from client-server to cloud-mobile - a significant change that occurs very rarely, but one that Red Hat is embracing.
Cloud Technology Partners has long offered tools and services to help mid-market companies and enterprises integrate and migrate applications into cloud computing environments. This release adds Google's cloud environments and many updated rules.
Dimension Data Australia has appointed former Hewlett-Packard enterprise services chief technologist to the chief technology officer role.
Zetta.net is one of a number of companies offering cloud-based backup and disaster recovery services. Version 4.5 of Zetta's DataProtect is designed to deliver an appliance-free ability to backup server images.
Bank extends its long-term service and technology relationship with IBM to accelerate the roll-out of new digital products and services.
Oracle said it plans to integrate TOA with its Service Cloud, which is part of the company's customer experience suite, as well as its ERP apps.
The costs involved in adhering to regulatory changes in Australia's financial services sector are making it hard for companies to invest in technology innovation, according to findings in the latest FSC-DST CEO Survey Report.
Businesses and their clients can benefit greatly from electronic signature software and services. The question is, why aren't they doing it? The technology isn't that new and it's way past time to step into the present.
Kaspersky reports that brute force attacks against RDP servers are on the rise. But they don't work unless you have done a poor job securing your server.
What does this culture and technology of anti-spendism mean for the future consumption and valuation of goods and services?
The company's flagship technology enables business teams to analyze data from multiple applications and cloud services.
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