Domingo, Janeiro 21, 2018

Mozilla investigates ‘Mr. Robot’-Firefox extension faux pas

After foisting a cryptic browser extension on US users, the nonprofit promises changes to stop anything like that from happening again. Mozilla is formally investigating...

Inside the govt’s quiet achiever IT transformation

Changing the face of the Commonwealth by stealth. You’re far more likely to hear about the #Censusfails and Centrelink robo-debts of government IT than successful...

Queensland’s plan for personalised digital services

Ambitious strategy plots future of service delivery. The Queensland government has unveiled its first whole-of-government digital strategy to position the state at the forefront...

DHS investigates Fujitsu, UXC subcontractors for fraud

More than 50 workers walked out the door. The Department of Human Services has suspended upwards of 50 IT contractors without pay as it...

EU warns tech firms: remove extremist content faster or be regulated

European commission tells Facebook, Google, YouTube, Twitter and others that legislation is being considered if self-regulation continues to fail. The European Commission has warned Facebook,...

How Microsoft will bring blockchain to the enterprise

Businesses can get a lot out of the blockchain that powers bitcoins, and Microsoft’s Coco Framework aims to give them fast and private access...

Identity management startup ForgeRock snags $88 million Series D

Used to be when we thought about identity as it relates to computers and software, it involved a person logging into an application or...

Reddit was a misinformation hotspot in 2016 election, study says

Researchers find a surge in links to controversial sites and redditors from "fringe" forums. The company's CEO says Reddit is “digging deeply" on potential...

Time to release the internet from the free market – and...

Internet providers seized a tool built at public expense, privatized it, and sold it back to us for profit. Repealing net neutrality will only...

If a Hillary-endorsed media platform is tech’s best solution for ‘fake...

Social media sites have had a pretty interesting year when it comes to approaching filter bubbles and echo chambers and the real world effects...