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Turnbull: Coding skills 'will be almost as important as literacy and numeracy'

Comms Minister thinks digital technologies is baked into maths curriculum
Simon Sharwood, 29 Oct 22:15

Australian E-Health records breached twice in the last year

Sick system saw patients peep into two records
Simon Sharwood, 29 Oct 21:45

UK.gov rushes out broken 'Orphan Works' system as EU Directive comes in

+Comment It was there all along! Well, sort of there
Andrew Orlowski, 29 Oct 15:03

Dragon's Outsourcery flaunts UK.gov cloud bazaar credentials

'Still a lot of distrust for cloudening among these gov primitives', admit biz chiefs
Paul Kunert, 29 Oct 13:56

WHITE HOUSE network DOWN: Nation-sponsored attack likely

'Unclassified systems only', claim Presidential residentials
John Leyden, 29 Oct 12:14

UK.gov set to burn half a BEELLLION POUNDS on one-dole-to-rule-em-all IT, claims PAC chair

One boss after another leaps out of Universal Credit hot seat
Kelly Fiveash, 29 Oct 11:59

Indian DEITY reveals Internet of Things policy

Solar-powered trash receptacles seen as road to $15 BEEELLION industry
Simon Sharwood, 29 Oct 05:31

Australia plans 'penalties' for social networks that don't think of the children

Cyber-bullying plan is missing some important details
Simon Sharwood, 29 Oct 01:55

Swedish 'Future minister' doesn't do social media

Gets remorselessly mocked on Twitter, Facebook
Kieren McCarthy, 28 Oct 22:36

Peep peep! All aboard the £300m UK education IT procurement express

Absolutely no guarantee of £300m or indeed of a single penny, but hey
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 17:28

Hungary's internet tax cannot be allowed to set a precedent, says EC

More protests planned against giga-tariff for Tuesday evening
Jennifer Baker, 28 Oct 16:16

Feds seek potential 'second Snowden' gov doc leaker – report

Hang on, Ed wasn't here when we compiled THIS document
John Leyden, 28 Oct 15:01

I'll cap internet tax, says Hungarian PM as mob attacks his party HQ

Angry demonstrators vow not to rest until entire idea is binned
Jennifer Baker, 28 Oct 13:38


The 'fun-nification' of computer education – good idea?

Battle of Ideas Compulsory code schools, luvvies love it, but what about Maths and Physics?
Sportsman with moderated rifle in snow. Pic: Juha Perovuo

Police stats inflate the number of guns actually stolen in Blighty

Analysis Guns, or objects licensed as guns? Big difference between the two
Gareth Corfield, 20 Oct 10:03

Martha Lane Fox: YEUCH! The Internet is MADE by MEN?!?

Comment Sisters, overthrow the phallic patriarchy of the packet
Andrew Orlowski, 15 Oct 16:26


Wir streiken! German Amazon workers down tools

Union Verdi still fighting for better pay and conditions

Doctors urged to adopt default opt-out approach to care.data scheme

ICO: It would be perfectly legal to do so
OUT-LAW.COM, 27 Oct 09:37

Oz trade minister RUBBISHES TPP fears

You can spread misinformation about secrets, apparently
Richard Chirgwin, 26 Oct 22:32

Time to test your sarcasm detectors: It's the UN's global comms shakeup extravaganza!

Five days of socializing and… well, judge for yourself
Kieren McCarthy, 25 Oct 04:04

Cheapo telcos fined for their cheapo security: Financial records on 305,000 people spilled

Firms stored sensitive data in clear text for all to see
Shaun Nichols, 25 Oct 01:00

32,000 Hungarians plan to take to the streets for 'internet tax' protest

New law proposes taxing every gigabyte in the land
Jennifer Baker, 24 Oct 16:01

Moscow, Beijing poised to sign deal on joint cyber security ops

Russian, Chinese security projects on the horizon
Darren Pauli, 24 Oct 02:02

France to draft blacklist banning alleged piracy websites – what could POSSIBLY go wrong?

La censure! Le bord mince de la cale de fromage, mes amis!
Jennifer Baker, 23 Oct 18:53

NBN Co reports fibre traction and Telstra action

FTTP services breach the not-very-magical 200,000 barrier
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Oct 04:21
Obama and Silicon Valley dinner, Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

In the next four weeks, 100 people will decide the future of the web

While America tucks into Thanksgiving turkey, the world will be taking over the net
Kieren McCarthy, 23 Oct 04:01

Privacy complaints skyrocketed in 2013-14, says Pilgrim

DoI set Oz government record for privacy fumbling
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Oct 03:43

Australia to 'relieve' telcos of need to disclose intercepts

Updated Administrivia-reduction measure said to have no consumer benefit
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Oct 21:14
Tim Cook Apple CEO with glowing green eyes, dark glasses a la Demon Headmaster

Chinese hackers slurp iCloud passwords, Apple's CEO jumps into his jet for China

Beijing wants answers from Tim 'Demon Headmaster' Cook
Jasper Hamill, 22 Oct 16:01

Look out, it's 'H' from Brussels: New Euro digi-czars take post

Who are they and what will they be doing? We take a look

Computer misuse: Brits could face LIFE IN PRISON for serious hacking offences

Vague wording leads to legal uncertainty, says JCHR
Kelly Fiveash, 22 Oct 08:02

Telstra ambit claim gets ACCC pushback

Tell 'em they're DREAMING, son
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Oct 01:14
Sydney Opera House Hackathon logo

Innovation agenda's code for kids plan still a work in progress

Australia to spend AU$3.5m helping teachers to help kids think like computers
Simon Sharwood, 21 Oct 22:44