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Google gives Aussie Android users its Assistant

Will be available for 6.0 Marshmallow and 7.0 Nougat.

NSW has a new IT projects watchdog

State-wide PMO introduced.

The OAIC has started auditing Centrelink's robo-debt scheme

Says report will likely be made public.

Westpac sees big early savings from cloud shift

70 percent fall in infrastructure costs.

Govt to include bitcoin in stronger money laundering rules

Regulated for the first time.

Regional comms minister in dual citizen scandal

Will not stand aside.

Government buys into IoT network builder Thinxtra

Takes $10m equity stake.

IT consultant on trial for insider trading at bank

Allegedly netted millions for two years.

QBE lauds 'promise' of data science

Closes in on first early-stage tech investments.

Amaysim addresses 'tech cost' of growth spurt

Rethinking architecture and infrastructure.

Samsung, Foxconn are backing cable-free phone tech

Could 'kiss' become standard?

Telstra to launch low-cost mobile brand

Makes play ahead of TPG's network arrival.

Govt's digital 'tech wrecks' to be scrutinised

Labor gets its inquiry.

Vito Forte returns to CIO role

Joins Edith Cowan University.

Telstra plans to sell $5bn in future NBN revenue

Warns future CVC charges will bite.

ASX completes replacement of 90's era trading tech

As final decision on blockchain looms.

Maersk's NotPetya losses could hit $378 million

Three businesses hard hit by attack.

Is 'competitive federalism' driving Australia's digital govt revolution?

NSW's finance secretary thinks so.

NSW reveals trial site for Australia's first digital driver licence

Pilot will inform state-wide rollout in 2019.

Aussie businesses targeted in spate of router attacks

Disable SNMP read/write and Cisco smart install.

Cadbury to cut 50 jobs in automation drive

One-tenth of Tasmanian plant workforce to go.

Backdoor injected into NetSarang systems management software

Firm suffers supply-chain attack.

World's largest data centre to be built in Arctic Circle

Start-up will construct the facility in northern Norway.

Royal Bank of Scotland to cut 880 IT jobs by 2020

Wants to reduce contractor numbers.

Chrome browser extensions hijacked

Attacker inserts adware code.

Swinburne Uni picks Dell to build new supercomputer

Will replace six-year old, SGI-built gSTAR machine.

NBN Co may flip problem FTTN lines to different tech

If nothing else works.

Why Westpac built an internal tech university

CIO warns against becoming a boiling frog.

LinkedIn can't block start-up from public profile data

US judge grants preliminary injunction.

TechOne system would have wrongly billed ratepayers: BCC

Claims platform was still in development.

DHS hired Data61 three times to help fix its robo-debt program

Fee revealed.

MalwareTech pleads not guilty to Kronos charges

Will "vigorously" defend himself, lawyer says.

Senate passes controversial telco sector security bill

To be implemented over a 12-month period.

Microsoft to launch Azure in Canberra in push for sensitive govt data

Hyperscale data centres hoping for ASD approval.

NBN chief tells Vodafone to accept prices or walk

"No sympathy" for newcomer's complaints.

Labor calls for inquiry into govt IT spend

Wants "tech wrecks", record spending levels studied.

AFP is sharing a lot more telco data with other countries

AGD publishes first report on data retention scheme.

Meet Carl, Airtasker's category robot

Alan's not far behind.

Immigration snaps up one-time lead

In latest DTA departure.

HPE, NASA to send supercomputers into space

Will off-the-shelf hardware survive deep space?

NBN Co to "prioritise" enterprise orders

Chases corporate coin.

Recently patched Flash Player sandbox leaks Windows creds

Old problem comes back to haunt Adobe.

Enterprise use of Uber app risks data leaks

Updated: Uber disputes findings.

Southern Cross asks for quotes for new Pacific cable build

Ocean survey completed, found shorter route and unknown shipwreck.