Domingo, Abril 22, 2018

FBI chief calls for public-private detente on encryption

Christopher Wray sees bureau's investigative work hindered by unbreakable encryption, but hopes to find a middle ground. In a broad appeal for greater cooperation with...

Amazon’s Alexa is randomly laughing at users

Company preparing fix for creepy bug. Users of Amazon's Echo and other devices enabled with the Alexa voice assistant have reported hearing random, unprompted laughter...

TAFE NSW forks out $6m to dumped IT supplier

As it prepares to transition to new provider. TAFE NSW has been forced to spend a further $5.8 million to keep its dumped Tribal student...

Telstra demands proper NBN service standards by July

And a flat-fee punishment for every missed SLA. Telstra wants to see “targeted” action against NBN Co’s service standards before the end of June, branding...

ATO building new digital identity solution for tax agents

Expected to replace AUSkey. The Australian Taxation Office is building a new digital identity proofing and credential solution that will improve how tax agents verify...

ACCAN wants SLAs for NBN users

But NBN Co argues costs would be passed on to RSPs. Australia's consumer advocate ACCAN has argued for the introduction of enforceable service level agreements...

Sydney Uni chatbot speeds up finance admin

Will handle orders, invoices and queries. The University of Sydney has deployed a conversational agent to help ease the burden of administrative tasks in its...

NICE Alliance Aims to Get Smart Cameras to Play Well Together

Sony Semiconductor Solutions, Nikon, Foxconn, Scenera and Wistron have formed an alliance to create standards that allow surveillance and IP cameras to play well...

Bitcoin plunges after SEC warns about cryptocurrency exchanges

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies plunged in value Wednesday after the US Securities and Exchange Commission warned of "potentially unlawful" exchanges where you can buy...

Human Services CIO quits

Exclusive: Sterrenberg ends six-year stint. The Department of Human Services' high-profile chief information officer Gary Sterrenberg will depart the agency next month after more...