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Agile development works for certain kinds of software, but will it be the right fit for the Australian government's new paradigm for foreign aid?
In its final submission as a response to the Financial Services Inquiry's final report, ANZ Bank believes that if new policies are developed, it will provide the Australian banking sector with more digital opportunities.
Version 10 of Todoist for iOS brings several key features that make task management a breeze, including a more intelligent engine to recognize dates in various languages.
Ford CEO Mark Fields talks about the automaker's aim to be a mobility company, valuing data, robotic cars and what a large company can learn from Tesla's success.
With Samsung getting ready to release its new flagship handsets - the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge - into an eagerly awaiting market, some are rightly anxious about the handset's durability.
Consumer brands will be able to supply consumers with branded, wi-fi connected 'buy' buttons that make purchasing that brand from home as simple as a single push.
The final report of the Australian government's Competition Policy Review has called for the reform of the country's taxi industry in order to accommodate new ride-sharing services like those provided by Uber.
Fueled by new products that support the technology including Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Apple Watch, wireless power receivers and transmitters will generate more than US$1.7 billion in revenue this year.
Introducing the new Cyntur JumperPack Mini, a small, portable 12,000 mAh lithium-ion battery pack that not only has a 2.1 Amp fast-charge USB port, but also sports jumper cables that can be used to jumpstart 12 volt cars, trucks, SUVs, boats, or even snowmobiles.
The automaker hopes viable partially-automated cars will be on the market by 2020 with fully self-driving cars soon to follow.
Two agents who were part of the United States government's investigation into the Silk Road online underground marketplace have been charged with allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin.
Microsoft is looking for iOS users to test a new Microsoft expense-tracking application, codenamed Project Phoenix.
Fancy picking up a new Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge smartphone but don't want to pay Samsung prices for the wireless charging system? Fear not! There are alternatives starting at less than $15.
Are you getting threat intel -- or just antivirus software? A government-backed report designs a framework for threat intelligence that can be scaled to different sectors, sizes of organization, and organizational goals.
A new discussion paper released by the Australian government suggests that the emergence of new financial transaction technology such as bitcoin is making it tough for the country's authorities to clamp down on tax avoidance.
Researchers from Zurich university's computer department have been demonstrating robot aircraft that can navigate to their destinations autonomously.
What gadgets are on the market to improve your photography over 2015?
Here's everything you need to know about the Apple Watch, from features to pricing and availability.
From the stone ages of the Flintstones to the futuristic sky cities of the Jetsons, the smartwatch has been a surprising yet underlying constant in pop culture.
Startup companies and big organizations are natural partners; however, potential pitfalls can cause problems. This presentation will help your corporate innovation efforts start on the right track!
Service robots that are empathetic and that can learn from you - these are just some of the technologies tested out in robot houses across Europe as part of the Accompany project.
We asked Siri and Cortana the same questions to see whether the Apple -- or Microsoft -- personal assistant gave the best answer to our questions for work and leisure.
Trials of two autonomous vehicles have kicked off in a number of places across the country - but while they'll be carrying passengers, the driverless cars aren't taking to the roads just yet.
SAFFiR walks across uneven floors, using thermal imaging to spot and tackle fire.
It is not only the big companies that produce great tech that is worthy of note at CES 2015. Have a look at these cool products that should be at the show this year.
[UPDATED] Smart, connected cars are a major trend of this year's Consumer Electronics Show. What products and players are noteworthy for their contributions?
[UPDATED] From the incredible to incredibly odd, CES showcases them all.
Cars have been getting more clever, talking to your device, and exchanging status information with each other. in this post we show how IoT technology is leading us towards driverless cars that can safely take us wherever we want to go.
In this series we will take a look at how the Internet of Things is changing the way we interact with the world. In this post we see the advantages for our relationship with animals.
Designer Jeffrey Stephenson is back with another amazing hand-built PC design.
Upgraded facility in Singapore will be able to expand capacity by four-fold and boost productivity by 40 percent, with the implementation of Swisslog's Autostore system which features 36 robots running on an overhead grid.
IT chiefs of Courts and YCH Group, at ZDNet Asia IT Priorities panel discussion, provide insights on their IT investments.
Last week, iVEC, a joint venture of the CSIRO and four Western Australian universities, oversaw the installation of the second portion of the Australian Government's $80 million supercomputer investment. The supercomputer will provide the grunt to process data for research projects such as the global Square Kilometre Array (SKA) initiative.
The first interview in ZDNet Asia's Intelligent Singapore video series, CTO Wilfred Kwan defines "intelligence" needed in data centers today and discusses growth opportunities cloud computing has created for the telecommunication services provider.
The Lenovo M57 eco is a small form-factor desktop that is promoted by the company as energy efficient. We found it to be a capable and powerful office performer for its size, but with limited upgrade options.
Western digital has released a range of hard drives purporting to save up to 40 percent in power consumption over comparable drives. We found the drives not only lived up to promised efficiency, but also were competitively priced.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the best tool available for dictating text and commanding a Web browser by voice, despite the gradual adjustments needed to conform to your personal manner of speaking.
At AU$999, the DreamBook Light 350S is one of the cheapest notebooks money can buy. You get what you pay for, however.
Despite its extremely affordable price and logical design, the M50 fails to stand out in terms of performance, features or battery life.
Toshiba's Satellite Pro P100 is a competent multimedia workhorse that could easily replace most regular desktop PCs. It boasts powerful graphics and storage subsystems, while the Harmon/Kardon integrated speaker set beats most competing offerings hands-down.
Ultraportables don't get much lighter than Sony's 1.2kg TX17. Although diminutive in size, the 11-inch Vaio has a built-in DVD burner, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
O2's Xphone IIm should appeal to those who want a smarter than average phone, but against serious smartphone opposition it comes a very distinct second.
The Flybook glides into Australia boasting good looks and much hype as the '"smallest ultra portable tablet PC in the world". Read our Australian First Take.
The 3230 continues Nokia's run of style-plus-substance phones, offering a 1.2-megapixel camera, video editing and a positively lush-looking screen.
If you need a smart phone as a business tool, the h6365 is a solid choice. On the other hand, if you're seeking a stylish gadget, you'd do better to look elsewhere.
O2's latest smart phone, the Xphone II, sheds the bulk of its predecessor and gets decked out in a stylish case.
Sony Ericsson P910i
Heavyweights Motorola and Microsoft unite to produce the MPx200; a sleek, all-black clamshell smart phone. Read our Australian review.
If you're looking for style, the Satellite M30 series is worth a gander; otherwise, hold out for better thin-and-light notebooks.At approximately 3.
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