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NextDC hits a high note with big rises in revenue, profits

24 February 2017 in Data Centres

Data centre provider NextDC has achieved significant growth in its business, with revenue jumping 39% to $58.7 million for the…

Survey: most hackers break in within six hours

24 February 2017 in Security

A survey of 70 professional hackers and penetration testers has found that 60% of them take a maximum of just…

Google, Dutch team detail method to crack SHA-1

24 February 2017 in Security

Organisations and commercial firms have 90 days to switch to safer cryptographic hashes after researchers from a Dutch institute and…

Grays' B2C division suffers loss in H1 FY17

24 February 2017 in Market

The Grays eCommerce Group has reported disappointing results for its business-to-consumer division in the first six months of FY17, with…

Robots should be taxed: Gates

24 February 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

Robots that take human jobs during the inevitable spread of automation should pay taxes, argues billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill…

VHA blames ACCC MTR rates for big loss

23 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Vodafone Hutchison Australia has posted a net loss of $241.8 million for the 12 months to the end of December,…

Kogan beats revenue and earnings forecasts with strong growth (CORRECTED)

23 February 2017 in Listed Tech

Online retailer Kogan has outstripped profit predictions for the first half of its first year of trading as a public…

Jailed Samsung heir questioned again as probe deadline nears

23 February 2017 in Deals

Jailed Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong has been questioned for a third time since his arrest over bribery allegations related to…

Sky TV-Vodafone NZ merger fails to get green light

23 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

New Zealand's Commerce Commission has refused to allow the merger of Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand.

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Danny’s Moto’ing along nicely (interview)

24 February 2017 in Mobility

A pioneer, and once the major force in mobile communications, Motorola has been through some interesting times. Back in 2011…

Australian pentester finds remote flaws in industrial switches

24 February 2017 in Security

An Australian penetration tester has discovered remotely exploitable flaws in switches made by the American companies Red Lion Controls and…

Some will be able to vote online in WA state poll

24 February 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Voters in Western Australia who have poor literacy skills, are blind or sight impaired or are otherwise incapacitated will be…

D-Link launches Homekit-enabled camera

24 February 2017 in Home Tech

Networking company D-Link has launched the first of its Omna family of Apple HomeKit-enabled devices, the new Omna 180 Cam…

Samsung Exynos 9 first 10nm system on a chip

24 February 2017 in Mobility

Samsung has launched its new Exynos 9 system on a chip (SoC) that is expected to power the new Samsung…

Debian issues fixes for kernel vulnerabilities in Jessie

24 February 2017 in Security

The Debian GNU/Linux project has advised users of its stable release Jessie to update their systems as soon as possible…

AMD Ryzen from the ashes

24 February 2017 in ShawThing

AMD’s new Ryzen 7 x86 processors will, at release, be the world’s highest performing and lowest power requirement processors. Pre-orders…

Samsung readies Galaxy S8 – launch 29 March New York (leaked images)

24 February 2017 in ShawThing

Samsung has been developing the GS8 for about 18 months now. It delayed the launch from later this week at…

Meltwater acquires Oxford Uni’s Wrapidity

24 February 2017 in Data

Global media intelligence provider Meltwater is acquiring artificial intelligence spinout from Oxford University, Wrapidity, to help improve and scale its…

Global public cloud market growth peaking: Gartner

24 February 2017 in Cloud

The global public cloud market is expected to grow to US$246.8 billion this year — up from US$209.2 billion in…

HTC wants U to buy U

23 February 2017 in ShawThing

HTC’s new U series (Ultra and Play) launched today in Australia may just outsmart everything else available now.

Telstra completes divestment of Autohome stake

23 February 2017 in Deals

Telstra has sold its remaining 6.5% stake in the Chinese car website Autohome to Ping An Insurance Group for US$217…

Veritas, Microsoft sign multi-year cloud deal

23 February 2017 in Cloud

Information management vendor Veritas Technologies and Microsoft have signed a multi-year deal to promote the use of the Azure cloud…

More than 50% of Web traffic is encrypted: EFF

23 February 2017 in Security

More than half of the traffic on the Web is now protected by encryption, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation,…

New digital marketplace to trade in renewable energy

23 February 2017 in Strategy

A digital marketplace for trading in energy generated by solar panels and stored in battery storage units has been launched,…

Microsoft issues patch to fix Flash Player bugs

23 February 2017 in Security

A day after it said it would not be issuing any security fixes until 14 March, Microsoft has issued a…

Fujinon lenses caters for budding cinematographers

23 February 2017 in Entertainment

FUJIFILM has launched the MK series of cinema lenses designed for budding consumer, corporate and prosumer videographers/cinematographers.

Qualtrics deploys customer experience platform for Volkswagen

23 February 2017 in Deals

Volkswagen Group Australia has deployed a customer experience insights platform from software-as-a-services company Qualtrics across its 103 dealerships.

Internet Australia at odds with Nash on broadband speed confusion

22 February 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia chief executive Laurie Patton has questioned the Federal Minister for Regional Communications, Fiona Nash’s assertion that it is…

Court temporaily halts Vodafone NZ-Sky TV merger

22 February 2017 in Business Telecommunications

New Zealand’s High Court has temporarily halted the proposed merger of Vodafone New Zealand and satellite pay TV operator Sky…

Malware MEDJACK.3 found on critical hospital devices

22 February 2017 in Security

Malware targeting older embedded and Windows operating systems has been found on a range of network-connected medical devices including heart…

Samsung to show off C-Labs at MWC

22 February 2017 in Home Tech

Samsung may not have the new Galaxy S8 but it will show off four Creative Lab (C-Lab) Augmented Reality and…

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…

Humans claimed to be weakest link in data breaches

22 February 2017 in Security

The root cause of data breaches in a company tends to be personnel, according to the chief executive of enterprise…

 

 

 

 

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