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Pat Pilcher

Access to dead people’s data under examination

August 15, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
It’s trickier than it sounds… read more...

Fortnite launches Android attack

August 8, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Local game industry looks on in awe, announces stellar predictions… read more...

Huawei takes bite out of trillion dollar Apple

August 7, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Being a trillion dollar company doesn’t make you top dog… read more...
Microsoft Azure 2018 growth

Microsoft’s cloud business grows like topsy

August 3, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Azure almost doubles revenue in hot cloud market… read more...

Facebook maths: fake news + privacy breaches = $110b gone

July 30, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Does Facebook’s dramatic share value slump simply reflect the numbers or are deeper trust and confidence issues at play?… read more...
Google EU fines

Google fined gazillions: Do they care?

July 27, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Google forced to cough up big bucks in action reminiscent of Microsoft anti-trust case, but will it have any impact?… read more...
Cisco backdoor access

Cisco’s backdoors abound

July 24, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
With five backdoors discovered in Cisco gear since 2013, perhaps Australia might want to apply the same standards used on Huawei with Cisco?… read more...
Can 5G fix NBN​

Can 5G fix NBN?

July 20, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Grizzles about NBN abound and now 5G is threatening to disrupt things again… read more...
Sydney airport_Qantas use biometrics

Qantas/Sydney international airport embrace biometrics

July 12, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Facial recognition at airports – is its beauty skin-deep, or ugly all the way to the bone?… read more...
IoT hype telco fail IDC

The internet of hype?

July 5, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
IoT overhype? The answer is not quite so clear-cut… read more...
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Microsoft ices heated developers

June 29, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
GitHub activists rattle their new cage… read more...
Uber Air comes downunder

Uber Air eyes up A/NZ sites for pilot

June 28, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
It’s still up in the air, but the future could have wings, says Uber… read more...
Teradata takes SAP to court

Gloves off as Teradata files lawsuit against SAP for IP theft

June 26, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Alleged theft of trade secrets used to create HANA… read more...
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Tectonic shifts in Aussie telco market

June 22, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
‘Radical, bold’ reset sees Telstra slash 8,000 jobs… read more...
Spark embraces Agile

Spark NZ stands behind Agile

June 21, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Agile delivers results, and excuses, for Spark moves – and now Telstra’s following Spark’s lead… read more...
Spark RWC 2019_Optus World Cup

Optus World Cup woes continue

June 20, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Compensation confusion adds to customer unhappiness… read more...
Aussie govt ban Huawei_5G contracts

Huawei’s Aussie 5G ban

June 18, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
US intelligence agencies add to Chinese tech giant’s conspiracy theories… read more...
Australia cyber security taskforce

Australian Government sets up election cyber security task-force

June 15, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
The Australian government launches the Electoral Integrity Task Force to fend off cyber-attacks interfering with elections and democratic process… read more...
Microsoft underwater server_Natick project

Data centres under water? Project Natick goes deep

June 13, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Data centres are the unsung heroes of our age. Every time we use cloud apps or utter “OK Google” a data centre is doing all the legwork… read more...
Amazon Australia

Amazon pokes the Koala

June 8, 2018 | Pat Pilcher
Amazon takes exception to Aussie tax changes, are Kiwis next?… read more...

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