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Revenue, profits up for Macquarie Telecom

28 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

The Macquarie Telecom Group has delivered $6.2 million in net profits for the first half of the 2017 fiscal year…

Boom market ahead for telecoms with 5G-enabled digitalisation

28 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

The global digitalisation market is set for massive growth over the next 10 years with forecasts the market will reach…

Telstra to roll out LTE broadcast network

28 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra and Ericsson will launch LTE broadcast services in existing Telstra Media services this year, with a national rollout in…

NBN Co reveals suburbs that will get FttDP

28 February 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The NBN Co, the company building Australia's national broadband network, has revealed that about 700,000 homes will receive NBN services…

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

27 February 2017 in Mobility

Following six straight quarters of year-on-year declines, the Australian mobile phone market has returned to growth as it shipped 2.93…

Samsung Electronics tightens 'donations'

27 February 2017 in Listed Tech

All financial donations and CSR funding amounting to more than 1 billion won (approximately $1 million) will require 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…

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Ecuador runoff vote will decide Assange's fate

28 February 2017 in Government Tech Policy

WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange will have to wait until a runoff vote in Ecuador on 2 April to know whether…

Optus all-flash with Pure Storage platform

28 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Optus has released an All-Flash storage platform from Pure Storage that it says allows Australian organisations to rapidly scale storage…

UK businesses take a week to recover from ransomware

28 February 2017 in Security

A majority of British businesses hit by ransomware were unable to use affected systems for a week or more, causing…

Indian state saves $58m annually by using free software

28 February 2017 in Open Source

The Indian state of Kerala is saving three billion rupees (approximately $58.6 million) each year by using free and open…

Google has 42 billion reasons to love fair use

28 February 2017 in Open Sauce

Google loves fair use. It is this that enabled it to "borrow" 11,000 lines of code from Java, which is…

OPPO ups periscope on zoom cameras

28 February 2017 in Mobility

OPPO, a leader in smartphones with a strong focus on mobile photography has unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2017, its…

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 of…

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

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 Co chief's case over latest comments

27 February 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia chief executive Laurie Patton has hit out again at NBN Co chief Bill Morrow for comments on national…

Alcatel’s joy.now promise

27 February 2017 in Mobility

Alcatel has used the Mobile World Congress to launch 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…

 

 

 

 

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