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Google, Dutch team detail method to crack SHA-1

24 February 2017 in Security

Organisations and commercial firms have 90 days to switch to safer cryptographic hashes after researchers from a Dutch institute and…

Grays' B2C division suffers loss in H1 FY17

24 February 2017 in Market

The Grays eCommerce Group has reported disappointing results for its business-to-consumer division in the first six months of FY17, with…

Robots should be taxed: Gates

24 February 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

Robots that take human jobs during the inevitable spread of automation should pay taxes, argues billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill…

VHA blames ACCC MTR rates for big loss

23 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Vodafone Hutchison Australia has posted a net loss of $241.8 million for the 12 months to the end of December,…

Kogan beats revenue and earnings forecasts with strong growth (CORRECTED)

23 February 2017 in Listed Tech

Online retailer Kogan has outstripped profit predictions for the first half of its first year of trading as a public…

Jailed Samsung heir questioned again as probe deadline nears

23 February 2017 in Deals

Jailed Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong has been questioned for a third time since his arrest over bribery allegations related to…

Sky TV-Vodafone NZ merger fails to get green light

23 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

New Zealand's Commerce Commission has refused to allow the merger of Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand.

$4 million readies Inabox for expansion

22 February 2017 in Listed Tech

Wholesale telecommunications services provider Inabox Group has completed a $4 million capital raising as part of its plans to continue…

Vodafone connects Tasmanians with expanded mobile coverage

22 February 2017 in Mobility

Vodafone is expanding its Tasmanian network with six new towers in and around Launceston and upgrading a number of existing…

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Melwater acquires Oxford Uni’s Wrapidity

24 February 2017 in Data

Global media intelligence provider Melwater is acquiring artificial intelligence spinout from Oxford University, Wrapidity, to help improve and scale its…

Global public cloud market growth peaking: Gartner

24 February 2017 in Cloud

The global public cloud market is expected to grow to US$246.8 billion this year — up from US$209.2 billion in…

HTC wants U to buy U

23 February 2017 in ShawThing

HTC’s new U series (Ultra and Play) launched today in Australia may just outsmart everything else available now.

Telstra completes divestment of Autohome stake

23 February 2017 in Deals

Telstra has sold its remaining 6.5% stake in the Chinese car website Autohome to Ping An Insurance Group for US$217…

Veritas, Microsoft sign multi-year cloud deal

23 February 2017 in Cloud

Information management vendor Veritas Technologies and Microsoft have signed a multi-year deal to promote the use of the Azure cloud…

More than 50% of Web traffic is encrypted: EFF

23 February 2017 in Security

More than half of the traffic on the Web is now protected by encryption, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation,…

New digital marketplace to trade in renewable energy

23 February 2017 in Strategy

A digital marketplace for trading in energy generated by solar panels and stored in battery storage units has been launched,…

Microsoft issues patch to fix Flash Player bugs

23 February 2017 in Security

A day after it said it would not be issuing any security fixes until 14 March, Microsoft has issued a…

Fujinon lenses caters for budding cinematographers

23 February 2017 in Entertainment

FUJIFILM has launched the MK series of cinema lenses designed for budding consumer, corporate and prosumer videographers/cinematographers.

Qualtrics deploys customer experience platform for Volkswagen

23 February 2017 in Deals

Volkswagen Group Australia has deployed a customer experience insights platform from software-as-a-services company Qualtrics across its 103 dealerships.

Internet Australia at odds with Nash on broadband speed confusion

22 February 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia chief executive Laurie Patton has questioned the Federal Minister for Regional Communications, Fiona Nash’s assertion that it is…

Court temporaily halts Vodafone NZ-Sky TV merger

22 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

New Zealand’s High Court has temporarily halted the proposed merger of Vodafone New Zealand and satellite pay TV operator Sky…

Malware MEDJACK.3 found on critical hospital devices

22 February 2017 in Security

Malware targeting older embedded and Windows operating systems has been found on a range of network-connected medical devices including heart…

Samsung to show off C-Labs at MWC

22 February 2017 in Home Tech

Samsung may not have the new Galaxy S8 but it will show off four Creative Lab (C-Lab) Augmented Reality and…

Hyland AirBase secure document management in the cloud

22 February 2017 in Cloud

Hyland’s new AirBase provides simple, secure, cloud-based document management that provides users with anytime, anywhere access via an intuitive user…

Humans claimed to be weakest link in data breaches

22 February 2017 in Security

The root cause of data breaches in a company tends to be personnel, according to the chief executive of enterprise…

Data#3 reports good results for first-half FY17

22 February 2017 in Listed Tech

Brisbane-based Data#3, a business technology solutions provider, has seen a 10.6% rise in revenue to $506 million, $58 million of…

Lenovo: with poor-quality products, losses should not surprise

22 February 2017 in Open Sauce

Last week, Lenovo reported a big drop in profits for the third quarter of its current fiscal year, with a…

For Labor and Libs, the NBN is really not that important

22 February 2017 in Open Sauce

Both major Australian political parties are refusing to make any comment about the controversial comments made by NBN Co chief…

Fulcrum launches Australian business

22 February 2017 in Strategy

Data technology company Fulcrum, which started in New Zealand, has launched in Australia following a capital raising of $2 million…

Real-time payments a boon to cyber criminals

22 February 2017 in Security

The New Payments Platform set to be introduced in Australia this year could give cyber criminals instant access to transferred…

Adobe APAC Partner Awards winners

22 February 2017 in Strategy

Adobe’s Partner Awards are for the best use of Adobe products to provide innovative, personalised experiences, data-driven marketing and cross-channel…

Carbon Black scores 100% on endpoint protection

22 February 2017 in Security

Independent security testing laboratory NSS has rated Carbon Black’s endpoint protection at 100% for total coverage and 100% for block…

Credit cards and payment systems – the pot of gold in 2017

22 February 2017 in Security

Most of us have at least one credit/debit (payment) card in our wallets, most use it for everyday payments at…






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