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Smartphone market picks up slightly in Australia – IDC Q4, 2016

27 February 2017 in Mobility

Following six straight quarters of YoY decline, the Australian mobile phone market returned to growth as it shipped 2.93m mobile…

Samsung Electronics tightens 'donations'

27 February 2017 in Listed Tech

All financial donations and CSR funding amounting to more than 1 billion won (approx. $1M) will require the approval from…

Westpac in-branch transaction issues over after eight hours

27 February 2017 in Business Software

Problems with applications used for in-branch transactions at Westpac branches around the country were resolved this evening, a bank spokesperson…

Fox Sports, NEP ink new six-year production deal

27 February 2017 in Deals

Fox Sports has sealed a new six-year deal with outsourced production solutions company NEP Australia which the two companies claim…

Windows 10 least secure of Windows versions: study

27 February 2017 in Security

Windows 10 was the least secure of of current Windows versions in 2016, with 46% more vulnerabilities than either Windows…

More SHA-1 attacks likely after script, website come online

27 February 2017 in Security

More attacks on SHA-1 can be expected after a security researcher took apart the PDFs which were released last week…

Probe team looks to indict Samsung heir: report

27 February 2017 in Deals

The investigating team that is looking into the allegations of bribery, related to a corruption scandal, against the arrested heir…

Telstra, Ericsson testing IoT network across Australia

27 February 2017 in Internet of Things

Telstra and Ericsson have used network software across Australia to enable a Cat-M1 LTE network that will allow for the…

MWC – Mobile World Congress 2017 announcements

26 February 2017 in Mobility

New smartphones are coming from Huawei, LG, Nokia, Sony, Moto and many more at the MWC that runs in Barcelona,…

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Nimble goes multi-cloud with Nimble Cloud Volumes

28 February 2017 in Storage & Cloud Storage

Nimble Storage is offering cloud storage for AWS and Azure workloads.

Sky and Space nano satellites now have ‘ready for launch’ status

27 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Sky and Space Global's "3 Diamonds" nano-satellites have been designated as "ready for launch" by construction partner GomSpace.

Verizon launches new venture Exponent to global market

27 February 2017 in Strategy

Giant US telco Verizon has launched a new global business and technology venture -  dubbed Exponent - offering a portfolio…

Telstra, Ericsson, Fox innovation lab launch content delivery solution

27 February 2017 in Mobility

Telstra, Ericsson and The Fox Innovation Lab at 21st Century Fox have unveiled a claimed “revolutionary, first of its kind…

Battle of the (Wikipedia) bots

27 February 2017 in Apps

Well-intentioned programmers have made bots to automate Wikipedia editing. Yet one person's treasure is another person's trash, resulting in bots…

Panasonic launches i-PRO extreme surveillance

27 February 2017 in Security

Panasonic has announced a new range of 2017 cameras and recorders to be powered by its next-generation i-PRO® Extreme surveillance…

Sony Xpects more Xperias will sell Xtra well

27 February 2017 in Mobility

Sony used the Mobile World Congress to launch an Xperia XZ Premium smartphone, two new XA models – the XA…

Cirrus Networks lifts revenue, profits

27 February 2017 in Listed Tech

IT solutions provider Cirrus Networks significantly lifted revenue to $18.7 million for the first half of the 2017 financial year…

Patton on NBN chief's case over latest comments

27 February 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia CEO Laurie Patton has hit out again at NBN chief Bill Morrow for comments on national media that…

Alcatel’s joy.now promise

27 February 2017 in Mobility

Alcatel has used the Mobile World Congress to deliver three new smartphones and a 4G Windows 10 tablet to deliver…

BlackBerry launches its last, but first, new, secure smartphone

27 February 2017 in Mobility

BlackBerry used the Mobile World Congress to launch its last fully BlackBerry designed, secure smartphone with a keyboard. But it…

Access4 offers Broadsoft contact solution in Australian market

27 February 2017 in Resellers

Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) provider, Access4, is hosting a deployment of Broadsoft’s newly released contact centre solution, BroadSoft…

Hostplus tips $85 million into Artesian VC

27 February 2017 in Market

The Hostplus industry superannuation fund has invested $85 million in Australian seed stage Venture Capital firm Artesian to bring the…

Why I gave up on Microsoft: a developer's tale

27 February 2017 in Apps

A young Vietnamese developer has decided to give up on Windows Store and the Microsoft app ecosystem after experiencing what…

Samsung announces Galaxy Book, Galaxy Tab S3 and Gear VR with controller

27 February 2017 in Home Tech

Samsung has used the Mobile World Congress to announce two models of its new Windows 10 Galaxy Book, an Android…

Nokia releases three new smartphones and a retro candy-bar feature phone

27 February 2017 in Mobility

Nokia, once the world’s largest smartphone maker, has a new home — HMD — and it has been busy devising…

Huawei P10 and P10+ with Leica Dual lens photography

27 February 2017 in ShawThing

Huawei’s new P10 and P10+ build on the P9 and Mate 9 heritage reinforcing that this company can design and…

LG G6 – the new big screen that fits in your hand

27 February 2017 in Mobility

LG was the first at the Mobile World Congress to announce its new flagship G6 – a 5.7” screen that…

Huawei Mate 9 delivers a whole lot of phone (review)

26 February 2017 in Mobile devices

From the moment you see the dark chocolate “Huawei Design” box adorned with the subtle red Leica Dual camera logo,…

Samsung’s Galaxy A5/7 – A Galaxy not very far away (review)

26 February 2017 in Mobile devices

Samsung trickles down the features from its premium Galaxy S series to next year’s mid-range A series. There is a…

SugarCRM deployment supports Wesley Mission Qld

25 February 2017 in Deals

Wesley Mission Queensland has deployed SugarCRM software to enable a single view of its customers, initially across its customer service,…

Square launches virtual terminal for payments

25 February 2017 in Market

Payments technology company Square has launched a virtual terminal that allows businesses to accept payments directly from a Web browser…

Danny’s Moto’ing along nicely (interview)

24 February 2017 in Mobility

A pioneer, and once the major force in mobile communications, Motorola has been through some interesting times. Back in 2011…

Australian pentester finds remote flaws in industrial switches

24 February 2017 in Security

An Australian penetration tester has discovered remotely exploitable flaws in switches made by the American companies Red Lion Controls and…






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