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$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 the upgrade of a number…

Optus says launch of 4.5G network paves way for 5G mobile services

22 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Australia’s second largest telco Optus has begun preparing the way for its eventual introduction of 5G mobile services with the…

Court applies temporary halt to Vodafone NZ, Sky TV merger

22 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

New Zealand’s High Court has brought a temporary halt to the proposed merger of Vodafone New Zealand and satellite pay…

Apple may not comment but its suppliers do - iPhone 8 rumours

22 February 2017 in Mobility

Apple suppliers have let slip that the iPhone tenth anniversary model will have three different models, one with a premium…

Telstra downsizes workforce due to NBN

22 February 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has shed 1088 full-time jobs over the past six months leaving it with 32,551 full-time equivalent staff members. And…

Acquisitions drive Vocus to strong revenue growth, profits

22 February 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Telco Vocus has achieved record revenues and profits for the six months to the end of December last year on…

Microsoft: no plans to patch known bugs before March

22 February 2017 in Security

Microsoft has no plans to issue updates for two vulnerabilities, one a zero-day and the other being one publicised by…

Apple appeals EU tax bill, wants it withdrawn

22 February 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Apple has filed a list of 14 objections with the European Court of Appeals, saying that the European Commission's decision…

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Internet Australia at odds with Minister on broadband speed confusion

22 February 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia chief Laurie Patton has questioned the Federal Minister for Regional Communications, Fiona Nash’s assertion that it is not…

Malware MEDJACK.3 found on critical hospital devices

22 February 2017 in Security

Life threatening malware targeting older embedded and Windows operating systems was found on a range of network connected medical devices,…

Samsung to show off C-Labs at MWC

22 February 2017 in Home Tech

Samsung may not have the exciting, shiny new Galaxy S8 but it will have four innovative Creative Lab (C-Lab) Augmented…

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…

Loose lips sink ships

22 February 2017 in Security

A more up to date version may be "Press the send button in haste and repent at leisure". In the…

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…

Verizon, Yahoo! agree on US$350m cut in sale price

22 February 2017 in Deals

US telecommunications giant Verizon and Yahoo! have agreed on a reduction of US$350 million in the price which the former…

Virtual reality takes hold in Aussie market

21 February 2017 in Market

Virtual Reality penetration will reach 25.5% of Australian households by 2021 based on attachment rates of headsets to VR capable…

Tesla battery system claimed to drop electricity charges by 92%

21 February 2017 in Energy

Tesla installer Natural Solar is claiming a Sydney family has saved 92% on electricity bills in the past 12 months…

Foxtel, News Corp team up on ‘Full on Footy’ offer

21 February 2017 in Strategy

Foxtel and News Corp have teamed up to offer a “Full on Footy” pass to give Foxtel Play subscribers sport…

CompTIA says ‘ground-breaking’ certification addresses global security challenge

21 February 2017 in Security

Global ICT trade association CompTIA has unveiled a claimed ground-breaking, vendor-neutral certification, Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+), that it says is the…

Three groups threaten IoT devices, says expert

21 February 2017 in Internet of Things

Attacks on Internet of Things devices and infrastructures are likely to stem from three groups, with each having of cyber…

The Big Data Warehouse landscape – 2016

21 February 2017 in Data

The Information Difference is an analyst firm focusing on master data management (MDM). Its Big Data Warehouse Landscape is a…

ZTE – out of the shadows (interview)

21 February 2017 in Strategy

ZTE has decided to come out of the shadows and compete head on under its own brand in Australia.

Hills sees revenue fall in first six months of FY17

21 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Technology solutions company Hills Limited has seen a fall in revenue for the first six months of fiscal 2017, recording…

Kacific buying new satellite from Boeing

21 February 2017 in Strategy

Kacific Broadband Satellites has ordered its Kacific-1 satellite from Boeing after a successful US$147 million capital raising from Australian retail…

VMware, Intel collaborate on healthcare security

21 February 2017 in Security

Virtualisation company VMware is collaborating with Intel Health and Life Sciences in an initiative it says is designed to help…

 

 

 

 

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