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Google shutting down Project Tango in March 2018

Google will turn its attention to ARCore that doesn't require special hardware.

BlackBerry officially ends support for Priv, outlines BB10 plans

BlackBerry said it will no longer deliver monthly security updates for the Android-powered Priv handset.

Microsoft's Cortana now has 230 skills (and Amazon's Alexa, 25,000)

Microsoft's Cortana is lagging far behind Amazon's Alexa when it comes to available skills, and doesn't look to catch up any time soon.

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​The real battle for net neutrality begins: The people v. FCC

The FCC will not be getting the last word on the fate of net neutrality.

iTunes won't be in the Microsoft Store this year

Sorry, Windows 10 S users. Apple confirms that iTunes won't make it into the Microsoft Store this year, as Microsoft and Apple originally promised.

Micro-fortresses everywhere: The cloud security model and the software-defined perimeter

Where we encounter the efforts of security practitioners to apply something that sounds like an old model to the new system of distributed computing, and find out to get it to work, they have to turn

Windows 10 tip: How to disable unwanted startup programs

It seems like every third-party software developer insists on automatically running its own programs every time you start your PC. Windows 10 offers a powerful tool to determine how much of an impact

The secret to being a great spy agency in the 21st century: Incubating startups

What happens when a top secret intelligence agency turns to entrepreneurs to help build new tools to protect a nation from cyberattacks? GCHQ found out.

Netatmo Smart Radiator Valve, First Take: Room-level remote control

Want to keep your home or office warm more cheaply this winter? Netatmo's remote control thermostatic valves let you take control of every room to reduce your heating bill.

Cloud computing: Getting bigger but more complicated too

The idea of one big cloud is being replaced with smaller clouds, shaped by local laws and needs.

Trojan malware attacks by North Korean hackers are attempting to steal Bitcoin

Researchers at Secureworks say trojan malware is being distributed in phishing emails using the lure of a fake job advert

Robots will soon be able to taste and smell your bad cooking

Aromyx has figured out how to digitize taste and smell. Now the company is teaming up with an experimental robotics lab.

UNSW unveils complete design of a silicon quantum computer chip

Engineers at the university have reworked silicon microprocessors to create a complete design for a quantum computer chip.

Hackers use Triton malware to shut down plant, industrial systems

The malware has been designed to target industrial systems and critical infrastructure.

TPG NBN 100 plan only hits 50Mbps at peak times as 25Mbps plan killed off

The telco has responded to the NBN wholesale price changes by removing its 25Mbps plan and revealing typical evening speeds.

The desire to be mobile sent Noosa Shire Council to the cloud

The council turned to TechnologyOne to help it transform its workforce into a mobile one.

This home for underprivileged coders will put the Indian government and IT industry to shame

NavGurukul is a shining example of how easy it is to tackle poverty and a lack of self-belief and skilling all in one shot if there is a deep desire and commitment to do so. If only someone in India

San Francisco mayor's death signals tougher times for tech

Mayor Ed Lee died of cardiac arrest earlier this week — it's likely the end of sweetheart tax deals for tech firms

Optus hauled to court over allegations of misleading NBN HFC customers

Optus misled customers by giving them a shorter timeframe to migrate to NBN services than contractually allowed, the ACCC has alleged, and by implying that they could only buy NBN services from Optus.