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It might not be a big news week, but it's an interesting one. Should you be able to erase your past and what happens if you erase someone else's as well? A US security contractor wasn't that secure (oops), and exoskeletons. It's ZDNet Government IT week and we got exoskeletons!
There isn't a technical fix for the problem we have with empathy.
Pensioners worried about having to use the NSW Opal electronic ticketing system will be able to keep using paper tickets for a long time to come, Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian has said.
NBN Co would pick up much-needed spectrum to fill a gap in its fixed-wireless network coverage in Australia's metropolitan fringes under a draft ministerial direction released today.
Proposal focuses on balancing national security and end-user privacy.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
Julian Assange (remember him from WikiLeaks?) wants out of the Ecuador embassy and no one cares. It looks like IBM's hardware sale to Lenovo is going through. Plus lots more worldwide government IT news.
By 2025, the Finnish capital will have transformed its public transport network – with the help from some clever analytics and more.
In a strongly-worded email to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Village Roadshow Co-CEO Graham Burke has said the company will not attend an upcoming public forum on copyright infringement because it will be dominated by "crazies".
The ACCC did not overly influence the expert panel's recommendation to the Labor government that the NBN should be fibre to the premises, according to panel member Rod Tucker.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Gisborne District Council may join shared council platform consortium.
The benefits are large and the privacy concerns are phony. Police should have cameras on them and the more cameras in public places, the better.
Australia Post's digital mailbox service will be linked with the myGov online service to receive communication from Centrelink, Medicare, and the Child Support Agency.
A paper from the Parliamentary Library has suggested URLs might be required to be retained under any data retention regime because Telstra has handed over URL history to law enforcement agencies in the past.
For the past decade, Munich has been the poster child for open-source advocates, who pointed to its successful migration from a Microsoft platform to one built on Linux and OpenOffice. Now, a newly elected government has called in experts to see whether it's time to switch back.