Unix luminary among seven missing at sea
One of the shining lights of the world of Unix, retired CU professor Evi Nemeth, is among a group of sailors missing at sea near New Zealand.
Canadian pension fund buys into Leighton Telecomms
The Nextgen brand is now the umbrella for all the operations of the former Leightons Telecommunications, with the Australian company announcing that the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) has acquired 70 per cent of the operation.
Secure phone app library vulnerable
Users of a number of telephone apps need to upgrade, with a security researcher publishing research identifying serious vulnerabilities in ZRTPCCP, a core security library.
Data breach notification bill misses deadline
In spite of a committee report recommending that Australia's Senate pass the proposed data breach notification bill, the overcrowded legislative program has put paid to the legislation for now.
Albanese takes telecoms ministry
Australia now knows who the chief pitch-man for the National Broadband Network is to be: longtime MP and now deputy prime minister Anthony Albanese.