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LinkedIn tackles China with a startup approach

China has been a tough market for U.S. Internet companies to crack, but LinkedIn has high hopes it can buck the trend and increase its user base in the country to as high as 50 million over the next five years.

Guardian, Post win Pulitzers for NSA spying coverage

The Washington Post and the U.S. edition of the Guardian newspaper have each won a public service Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the leaks by Edward Snowden that revealed the extent of surveillance on ordinary citizens.

U.S. NSA denies knowing about Heartbleed flaw for years

The U.S. National Security Agency, which has a cybersecurity mission in addition to surveillance, has disputed a report that it knew about the Heartbleed security vulnerability for at least two years before other researchers disclosed the flaw this month.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

4 qualities to look for in a data scientist

Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here will help you first write a job description and then evaluate candidates for your data scientist vacancy.

IT GOVERNANCE

Regulation stifling financial tech innovation in Australia

Banks say the government needs to take a more balanced approach to regulation and stop stifling their ability to innovate

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

CISOs must “think different”

Changes in threat landscape and security technology demand creativity beyond vanilla cybersecurity.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Microsoft takes fight to Google's home turf with Office Online Apps

Putting its productivity apps in the Chrome Web Store is Microsoft's latest move to make Office the suite for all platforms.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Macquarie Group, Atlassian, Mirvac back Dropbox for Business

Dropbox set to open Sydney office to access Australia's talent pool

DATA CENTER

CloudCentral launches software defined storage

CloudCentral has introduced Software Defined Storage offering following its acquisition of intellectual property from DEY Storage Systems.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

HP survey finds up to a quarter of male office workers in Australia scream abuse at printers

Similar proportion of females more likely to give a printer words of encouragement.

INDUSTRIES

Airbnb's latest crisis: Homes used as brothels

Airbnb is becoming more like a hotel chain every day, and like a hotel chain, has to deal with serious issues. Lately, those issues have included prostitution.

INTERNET

Macquarie Group, Atlassian, Mirvac back Dropbox for Business

Dropbox set to open Sydney office to access Australia's talent pool

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Typo halts sales of iPhone keyboard as injunction takes effect

BlackBerry alleges the Typo keyboard is an 'obvious knock-off' of its own keyboards.

NETWORKING

Fon pitches Wi-Fi router with Spotify integration via Kickstarter

The router costs from US$30 and will start shipping in July, if the project succeeds.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Windows 8.1 Update tip: Clean up that disk space now

On April 8, Microsoft blessed us with an update to Windows 8.1 that made the touchy-feely OS more palatable to PC users.

SECURITY

British Mumsnet falls to Heartbleed hackers as 1.5 million users reset passwords

The site said it had no way of knowing the extent of the breach but in "the worst case scenario is that the data of every Mumsnet user account was accessed."

STORAGE

Windows 8.1 Update tip: Clean up that disk space now

On April 8, Microsoft blessed us with an update to Windows 8.1 that made the touchy-feely OS more palatable to PC users.

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BLOGS

Blurred Lines -- Living on the Edge of Digital and Physical Worlds

The “cyber physical” is changing the way we experience everyday life.

Balancing IT efficiency and effectiveness maximise customer satisfaction, minimise costs

Asian CIOs understand that successful business transformation demands an effective IT department that operates within a framework of processes, by a group of people that can deliver business-directed technology solutions.

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