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NBN Co to boost regional broadband download speeds to 100 Mbps

30 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co is boosting fixed wireless broadband speeds on the national broadband network to 100 Mbps.

Man 'linked' to Apple extortion bid arrested in UK

30 March 2017 in Security

A man who may be linked to the bid to extort Apple over iCloud accounts and Apple devices has been…

Telstra to offer Galaxy S8 models from 28 April

30 March 2017 in Mobility

Australia's dominant telco Telstra will offer its customers the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ from 28 April onwards.

Samsung Galaxy S8 launched globally

30 March 2017 in Mobility

Samsung’s new 5.8” S8 and 6.2” S8+ reflect the ultimate smartphone technology with a new 18.5:9 ratio ”Infinity” tall Super…

Telemarketers seen as a nuisance, annoying by most Australians

29 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Six in 10 Australian adults count telemarketing calls as a problem, according to new research which reveals that Aussies perceive…

Greater protections from unwanted telemarketing calls with Do Not Call Register revamp

29 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

More than 10 million members and 10 years after it was launched, the telecommunications Do Not Call Register has been…

Ransomware attacks strike Aussie businesses with cyber crime on the rise

29 March 2017 in Security

Cyber crime has doubled in Australia in the past 12 months on the back of the emergence of the Internet…

US House votes to strip users' Net privacy protections

29 March 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Internet users in the US have had privacy protections voted in by the Obama administration stripped away, with the House…

Tourism Australia, Telstra join YouTube ads boycott

29 March 2017 in Strategy

Telstra and Tourism Australia have pulled advertising from YouTube following incidents where advertisers had their ads displayed on videos not…

Breaking IT News

Windows 10 Creators Update (first looks)

30 March 2017 in ShawThing

Contrary to opinion the “Creators” update has nothing to do with the coders who wrote Windows 10 but a “creative”…

Microsoft Studio Surfaces (first looks)

30 March 2017 in Computers

Microsoft’s Surface Studio, a 28” "tab-top" touch workspace, and Studio Dial are now in Australia. Together they are devices that…

Logitech wants you in the spotlight (review)

30 March 2017 in Peripherals

Logitech has banned the laser pointer and introduced a new redesigned and repurposed category of “presentation remotes”.

YouTube ad boycott? Google doesn't give a stuff

30 March 2017 in Open Sauce

Google's attitude to the controversy over its ads appearing on racist, anti-Semitic and anti-women videos is not surprising: the company…

Gear 360 (2017) now captures in 4K

30 March 2017 in Mobility

Samsung has announced its Gear 360 (2017), a 4K resolution-capable 360-degree camera with a refined design, and enhanced features for…

Dell unveils smallest Wyse thin client

30 March 2017 in Hardware

Dell has launched an x86 quad-core thin client designed for a virtual desktop environment.

Dale takes up the reins at Rision

30 March 2017 in People Moves

Mobile technology company Rision has appointed Andrew Dale as its chief executive.

Samsung’s Bixby introduces himself

30 March 2017 in Apps

“Hi, I am Samsung’s intelligent digital voice agent – you can call me Bixby. I am not really a person…

Domino's to test EU pizza delivery by robot

30 March 2017 in Market

Pizza vendor Domino's has teamed up with Starship Technologies to undertake a pilot in European cities for delivering pizzas using…

Samsung Pay to accept Visa globally

30 March 2017 in Apps

Samsung has announced a strategic partnership with Visa to help bring Samsung Pay to online merchants. Later this year, Samsung…

Exploit code released for 0-day in Microsoft's IIS 6.0

30 March 2017 in Security

Two Chinese researchers have released proof-of-concept exploit code for a zero-day buffer overflow in Microsoft's Internet Information Server 6.0.

Samsung DeX – secret Citrix sauce

30 March 2017 in Mobility

Citrix has revealed that it and Samsung collaborated to create Samsung DeX, a dock for the Galaxy S8 and an…

Epson releases low-TCO industrial robot range

30 March 2017 in Manufacturing Technology

Epson has expanded its line-up of industrial SCARA (selective compliance assembly robot arm) robots with the launch of its new…

SA changes laws to simplify electronic docs transfer by courts

29 March 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The South Australian Government is introducing new laws designed to make it easier for people working in the state’s justice…

System automation enhances Border Force air cargo inspections

29 March 2017 in Deals

Australia’s border protection service, Border force, has deployed a new automated system to replace the previous manual process supporting air…

UE WONDERBOOM – small speakers with big sound

29 March 2017 in Entertainment

UE has released its WONDERBOOM – a pint-sized and shaped, Bluetooth speaker that offers loud, 360° sound in a package…

Melbourne Airport situational awareness platform wins award

29 March 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

Integration and analytics vendor Tibco Software presented its Innovator award to Melbourne Airport at the company's conference in Singapore yesterday.

Huawei and Canberra Raiders winning partnership

29 March 2017 in ShawThing

Huawei is helping the Canberra Raiders NRL football club to create a team of high-performance players.

Why we need Intel Optane

29 March 2017 in ShawThing

Intel’s epoch-making announcement of the new Optane 3D XPoint (pronounced crosspoint) memory includes its use as a type of SSD…

Cortana speaks Ausdroid and strinephone

29 March 2017 in Mobility

Microsoft has finally brought its Windows 10-based, voice-operated, digital assistant Cortana to Australia on Android and iPhone. She works from…

Genesis sparks up with move to the cloud

29 March 2017 in Deals

New Zealand power company Genesis Energy is now running its business from the cloud after migrating its entire IT infrastructure…

Year after year, BSA tries to sell the same snake oil

29 March 2017 in Open Sauce

One of the biggest proponents of FUD in the technology sphere is BSA|The Software Alliance.

Apple fixes bug that led to ransom demand in mobile Safari

29 March 2017 in Security

Apple's release of iOS 10.3 has fixed a bug in its mobile Safari browser that was being exploited by attackers…

Lexar makes rugged flash drive

29 March 2017 in Home Tech

Lexar has released its JumpDrive Tough series that it claims can withstand immersion up to 30 metres, 150° heat, impacts…






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