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Vocus delivers record profits in 'transformation' year

24 August 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Telecommunications group Vocus has delivered record profits for the full year to the end of June, in what the company…

Poor privacy at Ashley Madison site at time of hack

24 August 2016 in Security

The dating website Ashley Madison was in violation of Australian and Canadian privacy laws at the time when it suffered…

NBN leaks: AFP carries out raid at parliament house

24 August 2016 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Federal Police has conducted a raid at the Department of Parliamentary Services at Parliament House to try and…

Lenovo and Microsoft ink Android apps deal

24 August 2016 in Deals

Lenovo has joined the ranks of at least 80 Android smartphone and tablet makers who have signed strategic alliances with…

Touch disease breaking a ton of iPhones

24 August 2016 in Mobility

Repair experts globally are reporting a widespread problem on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets – a grey flickering bar…

Public to pay for Victoria's tardy Uber move

24 August 2016 in Local Government

Victoria has imposed another tax on the public to pay for its decision to scrap all existing taxi licences as…

Finding, retaining new staff a daunting task for CIOs

23 August 2016 in Enterprise Staff

Finding new staff and retaining them is still a significant challenge for Australia’s ICT companies, even in a “prosperous” market,…

Demand for data centre services pushes NextDC to profit

23 August 2016 in Data Centres

Strong demand for its data centre services has helped listed Data-Centre-as-a-Service provider NextDC (ASX:NXT) to achieve solid growth for the…

Kogan betters forecasts with lift in sales

23 August 2016 in Listed Tech

Online retailer Kogan has rebounded from an uninspiring debut on the ASX to come in ahead of forecasts with a…

Breaking IT News

TestPlant test automation solution deployed by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

24 August 2016 in Deals

TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, has delivered a test automation solution that has been…

SAP Hybris exec crosses to top job at Fluent Retail

24 August 2016 in People Moves

Omni-channel fulfilment platform Fluent Retail has appointed former SAP Hybris senior executive, Graham Jackson, as chief executive of its Australian…

SmartTrans, China Mobile partner on in-vehicle smartphone app

24 August 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Australian mobile billing and payments platform, SmartTrans, has done a deal with China Mobile to launch a new in-vehicle and…

Tada takes over as NEC NZ chief

24 August 2016 in People Moves

NEC has appointed 20-year company veteran Takashi Tada as its new managing director for New Zealand.

Epson lights up projectors

24 August 2016 in Entertainment

Epson has been a long-term maker of home, education, commercial, and theatre/event projectors and believes it is time to put…

Andrews picks public pocket to keep taxi lobby happy

24 August 2016 in Open Sauce

The delayed decision by the Labor government in Victoria to legalise the Uber ride-sharing service shows that every issue it…

LG shows signs of clearer directions

24 August 2016 in Manufacturing Technology

LG is showing off its range of IPS LED and OLED commercial, and TV signage at Integrate 2016 – and…

Windows 10 lack of user choice, poor privacy slammed

24 August 2016 in Home Tech

Civil liberties defender, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, has accused Microsoft of blatantly disregarding user choice and privacy in Windows 10.

Telstra’s new Pre-Paid Plus plans very competitive at $40 and $50

24 August 2016 in Fuzzy Logic

With MVNO activity heating up to fantastic new levels of competition, it’s very interesting to see Telstra make its most…

Digital assistants to speak smartly through smart speakers: sounds good

24 August 2016 in Home Tech

Growth in "smart audio hardware" should more than triple, "rising from US$1.4 billion this year to over US$5.5 billion by…

SimpliVity moves upmarket with all-flash systems

23 August 2016 in Hardware

SimpliVity's latest hyperconverged systems address the requirements of the largest enterprises and most complex workloads. The company has also simplified…

Wearable tech and biometrics the way of the future: Unisys

23 August 2016 in Strategy

Law enforcement is expected to lead the way in the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology as concerns mount about…

YouTube tops popularity charts for on-demand video streaming in APAC

23 August 2016 in Market

Residents of the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, on average spend around six hours a week watching TV and, despite…

Wind now Australia’s ‘cheapest energy’ source, claims alliance

23 August 2016 in Energy

The Australian Wind Alliance is hailing a deal between South Australia’s Hornsdale Wind Farm and the ACT government for making…

SpeedCast inks reseller deal with Inmarsat for global government market

23 August 2016 in Resellers

Australian satellite communications company SpeedCast is now a value-added reseller to global government customers of Inmarsat’s high-speed mobile broadband service,…

Optus boosts unmetered mobile entertainment streaming

23 August 2016 in Entertainment

Certain Optus mobile plans now offer an all-you-can-eat option video streaming option in addition to the existing unmetered music streaming…

Accenture to acquire Redcore

23 August 2016 in Deals

We're still selling the tech farm: another local IT company is falling into overseas hands.

Melbourne to host APAC's first Hadoop Summit

23 August 2016 in Open Source

The first Apache Hadoop Summit in the Asia-Pacific region will be held in Melbourne at the Crown Conference Centre on…

Tor members want network shut down over Appelbaum affair

23 August 2016 in Security

Members of the Tor Project are calling for a 24-hour shutdown of the Tor network on 1 September to protest…

Samsung brings in Mark Warburton as AV chief

23 August 2016 in People Moves

Samsung has beefed up its audio visual business team with the appointment of experienced AV industry executive Mark Warburton as…

Linux kernel now has more than 21m lines of code

23 August 2016 in Open Source

Over the 25 years of its existence, the Linux kernel has grown from 10,000 lines of code to more than…

Embedded SIMs catalysing M2M market, over 50% of cellular connections by 2020

23 August 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

With increased competition and lower manufacturing costs, embedded SIM cards "will increasingly dominate the M2M (Machine to Machine) space, accounting…

Curtin Uni student builds ‘folding’ robots as intern with NASA

22 August 2016 in Space

A Curtin University mechatronics student has successfully completed a six-month research internship with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California,…

Strong year for Data#3 as shift to ‘services’ business continues

22 August 2016 in Listed Tech

Brisbane-based ICT solutions provider Data#3 has taken another step towards its goal of increasing its services-related business, delivering another year…

 

 

 

 

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