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US charges 56, five firms in Indian call centre scam

28 October 2016 in Outsourcing

A total of 56 people in the US and India, and five call centres in India, have been charged by…

Three-month drop in complaints about Telstra, Optus services

28 October 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Consumer complaints about services provided by Telstra and Optus dropped in the three months from July to September, contrasting with…

Note7 debacle hits Samsung 3Q profits

28 October 2016 in Mobility

Samsung Electronics has taken a battering from the recall and subsequent cessation of production of its Galaxy Note7 device and…

Twitter to shut down Vine video service

28 October 2016 in Apps

Twitter will shutter its Vine video service in the coming months, the company announced in a blog post overnight. No…

Twitter earnings, users up; 9% of staff to go

28 October 2016 in Market

Twitter will cut about 9% of its staff, reducing numbers from 3900 to about 3550, the company announced as it…

VIDEOS: Two new MacBook Pros walk up to a touch screen bar none

28 October 2016 in Your Tech

It’s no joke, Apple’s new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar models extend the OS and app interface…

Tech takes top 4 places in BRW Young Rich List

27 October 2016 in Market

The 100 members of the 2016 BRW Young Rich list have enjoyed a stunning rise in wealth this year, with…

With companies, big is always not better, says ACCC head

27 October 2016 in Deals

The head of Australia's competition watchdog has warned against blindly accepting the conventional wisdom that concentration of industries will be…

With MYOB, forced upgrades appear to be a habit

27 October 2016 in Accounting Software

Australian accounting software provider MYOB appears to have a habit of pushing upgrades on its customers and giving them no…

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Waverley Council gets the digital message with DocuSign

28 October 2016 in Business IT

Looking for a sign that it’s time to go digital? Then DocuSign hopes you’ll sign up to its sign of…

SMiShing smashing security

28 October 2016 in Security

We are constantly engaged with our mobile phones.  We read the news, listen to music, check out social media, and…

Kaspersky Lab rides leadership wave of multi-layered protection

28 October 2016 in Security

From protecting 10,000 Chemist Warehouse employees in Australia through to being recognised as a leader in Forrester’s ‘Endpoint Security Suites’…

Australia needs ECM for digital transformation

28 October 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is the technology used to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver content and documents related to…

Oracle Marketing Cloud knows exactly who you are

28 October 2016 in Business Intelligence

Before you yell “big brother” remember that you willingly or unknowingly give your details to businesses that can easily cross…

Is your IT department preparing for digital transformation?

28 October 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Digital transformation means organisations need to think about changes to the workplace and applications, and what services need to be…

DDoS: Firms try to capitalise on others' misery

28 October 2016 in Open Sauce

The worst thing about a distributed denial of service attack is not the attack itself. Rather, it is the slew…

Spark NZ in a spin with new online music deal with The Spinoff

28 October 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s largest telco Spark is partnering with rapidly growing online magazine The Spinoff to produce a new music section…

Content is king as Optus launches sports channel for summer of cricket

28 October 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus has launched a 24/7 sports channel dedicated to cricket over the summer months as part of an exclusive content…

Cyber insurance is the next frontier

28 October 2016 in Security

New figures from Norton by Symantec state that just 19% of small businesses in Australia and 9% in New Zealand are looking…

Oracle to appeal 'fair use' verdict in Google case

28 October 2016 in Technology Regulation

Oracle has followed up words with actions, filing papers on Wednesday US time to appeal the fair use jury verdict…

SMEs should consider cyber insurance safety net

28 October 2016 in Security

Cyber-attacks, hacks, breaches, data loss, DDoS, ransomware and more are a fact of life, but so far it seems only…

Obama urged to do more to prevent cyberattacks

28 October 2016 in Security

The Mozilla Foundation has urged the White House to put in place bug bounties for those who find vulnerabilities in…

Norwood’s World Phone goes 2.0 as Corona going Cloud 1.0 gets people talking

28 October 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Australian telco pioneer Norwood Systems has launched a new version of its flagship OTT communications product, World Phone 2.0, while…

Report: Apple delays AirPods

27 October 2016 in Mobility

Apple’s wireless Bluetooth headphones, the AirPods, were due to arrive around now, but a report quotes Apple saying they need…

Dimension Data to keep UCI WorldTour spot

27 October 2016 in Listed Tech

The bike racing team sponsored by Dimension Data is reportedly set to keep its place on the UCI WorldTour, the…

Gibbs helps get BMC ANZ back to business

27 October 2016 in Strategy

BMC achieved 34% growth in net new business during the last 12 months.

BMC's six initiatives for digital enterprise management

27 October 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Digital transformation is one thing, but how do you manage a digital enterprise?

Xiaomi and Philippe Starck gives world’s highest screen to body ratio

27 October 2016 in Mobility

You can’t do much with a glass slab so why not make it almost all glass? The new Xiaomi/Philippe Starck…

Toughpad goes Android

27 October 2016 in Mobility

Panasonic, known for its Toughbooks has released the world’s lightest, ruggedised Touchpad – a 10.1” Android – the Toughpad FZ-A2. 

Pauline Hanson wants Fifield backing for Norfolk Island fibre link

27 October 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Pauline Hanson, now a member of the Senate’s Joint Standing Committee for the National Broadband Network, has written to Communications…

VIDEO: The quantum clone light wars for secure comms have begun

27 October 2016 in Science

Not quite as epic as a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away is the still amazing news…

The pros at prospering Prospa preach $200m milestone

27 October 2016 in Business IT

Prospa has proffered up the company’s prosperous ride to prosperity with a preposterously good $200 million loan origination milestone.

NZ government extending broadband network to alleviate rural blackspots

27 October 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

The New Zealand government is looking to extend the country’s broadband network to rural areas where blackspots impede mobile phone…






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