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Australian army deploys SPEE3D Printer [3 men looking at LCD screen]
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Challo pushes enterprise collaboration across company walls

A new enterprise collaboration system for iOS means companies can work together better – and more securely – than before.

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Spatial and Nreal partner to make AR meetings a reality

The two companies plan to team up with telcos to sell 5G-enabled augmented reality technology for remote collaboration.

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Apple joins industry effort to eliminate passwords

Apple has joined a veritable who's who of tech vendors in the FIDO Alliance who see standardized, two-factor authentication as the way forward for device log-in.

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Vocus uses NBN satellite to upgrade telco services for WA plant

Vocus has partnered with NBN Co to deliver business satellite services to publicly-listed Northern Minerals, in its pilot plant at Browns Range, Western Australia.

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The mess behind Microsoft’s yanked UEFI patch KB 4524244

Patch Tuesday’s truly odd Win10 patch KB 4524244 wreaked havoc before it was finally pulled last Friday night. Since then, accusations have flown about Kaspersky, in particular, and Microsoft’s complicity in signing a rootkit. There’s...

Android 11

The 11 most interesting takeaways from Android 11 (so far)

From big behavioral changes to small interface enhancements, our first look at Android 11 reveals some promising new shifts.

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Australian government looks to cut support costs with Rimini Street deal

Rimini Street is the latest technology provider to sign a volume sourcing agreement (VSA) with the federal government's Digital Transformation Agency (DTA).

Apple Event [2018-10-30] > Chantel Benson of Adobe demos Photoshop and Project Aero on iPad Pro.

Adobe Photoshop turns 30, now much smarter

Adobe introduces new machine learning-driven Photoshop features for iPad and Mac to celebrate 30 years of the application.

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Edge roadmap reveals user requests — and work undone

Among other tweaks, Microsoft intends to roll out two syncing features — including one that links up browser add-ons between copies of Edge on multiple devices. User comments, however, reflect frustration at features that have not yet...

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Apple sticks with March iPhone event despite coronavirus

Apple still hopes to introduce iPhone 9 at a March special event, though supply and production may be constrained due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.

Coles Supermarket, Chadstone Shopping Centre, Chadstone, Australia [2017.08.25]

SAP Ariba helps Coles cut procurement costs

Coles Group’s chief executive, Steven Cain, says that the retailer’s implementation of SAP Ariba is already “enabling procurement savings and streamlining processes”.

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How blockchain could help block fake news

Creating an immutable ledger to track metadata associated with published content shows promise as a method for identifying authentic news.

Microsoft Windows 7 security patches/updates

Microsoft springs last-minute demand on buyers of Windows 7 after-expiration support

IT admins who signed up for Windows 7 post-retirement support found out there's a new prerequisite that has to be installed before they can download patches they've already paid for.

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Apple quietly builds the business case for AR

Apple has introduced new AR features that should help the company push adoption of the technologies more into the mainstream.

Facebook Workplace

Why HyperloopTT uses Facebook’s Workplace for team communications

Companies looking to better connect workers spread across time zones have a variety of options; Microsoft, Google, Slack and Facebook all compete in the collaboration arena. Sometimes, one of those options stands out among the others....

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Biometrics encryption, SOC service among AustCyber-backed projects

AustCyber has revealed 13 out of 17 cyber projects to receive the second round of funding through AustCyber’s Projects Fund, first announced in June 2019.

Computerworld > Mobile voting via phone / digital ballot

MIT researchers say mobile voting app piloted in U.S. is rife with vulnerabilities

The flaws could let a hacker alter, stop or expose how a person has voted.

Google / Samsung

Hey, Google: Maybe it's time to take a lesson from Samsung

Google could stand to learn a few things from Samsung's smartphone strategy — but the lesson has little to do with the devices themselves.

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