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Latest iTunes phishing scam is very convincing

29 July 2016 in Security

It seems Apple is not the only one that can make money from its iTunes site. Scammers are phishing users…

Wireless keyboards and mice may not be secure

29 July 2016 in Security

At least eight popular brands of non-Bluetooth wireless keyboards can expose everything you type as they use unencrypted communication between…

Businesses bemoan ‘lack of time’ for innovation

29 July 2016 in Strategy

Australian businesses say the most significant barrier to innovation and business change is simply not having enough time to turn…

Kantar’s OZ Carrier Share to June 2016: lots of winners, including you

29 July 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Almost everyone seems to have done well in Kantar’s latest Australian Carrier Share Barometer to June 2016, and despite churn…

Aussie company developing ‘landmark’ drug as potential treatment for Alzheimer’s

28 July 2016 in Health

Australian company Actinogen Medical is developing a new drug — Xanamem — that blocks the excess production of stress hormone…

Small business buoyant, confident as business conditions hit six-year high

28 July 2016 in Strategy

Business conditions in the small business sector are at their highest level in six years with trading and profitability “surging…

Ozsale cops a $10,800 fine from the ACCC for breach of faulty goods returns rules

28 July 2016 in Technology Regulation

Online retailer Ozsale has been hit with a $10,800 penalty by the ACCC for breaching the rules on faulty goods…

Dell Wyse says 'thin is in'

28 July 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Thin clients are regaining popularity for security and convenience. Dell acquired leading thin client provider Wyse back in 2012 and…

Telco complaints increase, but Vodafone fares best

28 July 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Customer complaints to telcos increased by over 3% in the three months from April to the end of June this…

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Microsoft faces more lawsuits over Windows 10 upgrades

29 July 2016 in Home Tech

Windows users in Florida and Haifa, Israel, have filed two separate lawsuits against Microsoft in connection with the company's push…

Mac security software gets 100% score in AV-Comparatives tests

29 July 2016 in Security

AV-Comparatives' latest testing of Mac security software gave all ten products a 100% score for malware protection.

New browser to help manage personal data online

29 July 2016 in Apps

A group of scientists in Britain have developed a hyperdata Web browser that will make it easier for people to…

Bose SoundSport Wireless – hear, hear, anywhere (review)

28 July 2016 in Entertainment

Exercise can be demanding. You sweat, huff and puff and the last thing you need is a set of cabled…

VIDEO Interview: Zappar’s ZapWorks lets anyone bring AR and VR to life

28 July 2016 in Entertainment

Zappar’s ZapWorks platform promises transformed content creation with augmented reality and virtual reality tools, with Pokémon Go an incredible validation…

Why Tim Cook should gift Steve Ballmer an iPhone

28 July 2016 in Open Sauce

Nearly nine years ago, then Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer laughed out loud when he was asked about the iPhone…

Mini review: Crucial MX300 Limited Edition 750GB SSD

28 July 2016 in Peripherals

The arrival of a review sample of the Crucial MX300 Limited Edition 750GB SSD coincided with an opportunity to use…

Pitney Bowes offers Australian retailers a global e-commerce solution

28 July 2016 in CRM

Australian online retailers now have access to Pitney Bowes global e-commerce “Borderfree” solution that opens up the world as their…

Microsoft blames software for Surface Pro 3 battery issues

28 July 2016 in Home Tech

Microsoft has blamed software defects for the battery issues faced by some users of its Surface Pro 3.

Check Point’s new regional TAC

28 July 2016 in Security

Check Point's new Melbourne Technical Assistance Centre (TAC) is located within Check Point Software’s new office in the Melbourne central…

Trickett's new trick is a link with D-Link

28 July 2016 in People Moves

D-Link has appointed Andrew Trickett to the role of head of service provider business.

BP fuels fuel in the fast lane

28 July 2016 in Apps

BP is disrupting the Australian retail fuel sector with the release of its BPMe app that allows smartphone payment for…

Two more Tor members sacked after Appelbaum probe

28 July 2016 in Security

The Tor Project has sacked two more of its members after completing an investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment…

VIDEO Interview: Game of ‘Drones as a Service’ puts Measure Australia atop drone throne

28 July 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Specialising in enterprise-scale drone solutions while having an eye on consumer drone services in the future, 23-year old Aonghus Stevens…

Macquarie gives itself a major brand makeover

28 July 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

The Macquarie Telecom group has rebranded the company to reflect and bring a “clearer focus” to its three businesses operating…

Nokia final 2016 AR Report: data allowance, voice and messaging

27 July 2016 in Mobility

Nokia’s 2016 Acquisition and Retention study series is ending with its final, detailed 13-page report on data allowances, voice, messaging…

VIDEO: ThreatMetrix releases Q2 2016 Cybercrime Report: massive increase in global attacks

27 July 2016 in Security

ThreatMetrix has revealed a 50% increase in global attacks, with 1 in 10 new account applications now rejected and data…

Fujitsu snaps up design, management services firm TrueNet Communications

27 July 2016 in Deals

Fujitsu has acquired US-based communications infrastructure engineering contractor TrueNet Communications in a deal which the Japanese ICT services giant says…

Melbourne University issues consumer guide, warns of 3D printing ‘risks’

27 July 2016 in Print Solutions

A University of Melbourne team has launched a new guide — 3D Printing Rights & Responsibilities — outlining for consumers…

Vodafone’s Benoit Hanssen leaving CTO post to join Hutchison

27 July 2016 in People Moves

Vodafone Australia chief technology officer Benoit Hanssen is leaving the company after three years to take up a new post…

DHS 'Qualification for Subsidy Benefit' scam

27 July 2016 in Security

No matter how many kids you may or may not admit to having, don’t fall for this Department of Human…

Pay as you go – vive la différence

27 July 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

You pay for electricity, water, and gas as you go — no upfront costs — and if you don’t use…

VIDEO Interview: Software AG’s Gordon Gakovic makes sense of digital transformation

27 July 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

What is digital transformation? What does it mean for you and your business? There’s plenty of hype, but Software AG…

The world’s top 3 tech ‘disruptors & innovators’ as Juniper sees it

27 July 2016 in Market

An Israeli, Washington-based cybersecurity start-up, which uses big data, behavioural analytics and machine learning to automatically hunt down complex cyberattacks…

 

 

 

 

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