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OTT TV providers a growing threat to traditional broadcasters

21 April 2015 in Entertainment

So-called Over the Top (OTT) TV providers like Netflix and Amazon Prime are expected to generate $31.6 billion by 2019,…

ISOC-AU chief warns data retention policy risks ‘hurting’ Internet users

21 April 2015 in Government Tech Policy

The chief of the Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU) has again criticised the federal government’s data retention legislation, raising concerns…

Medical workers team with Readify in 'critical patient' care project

21 April 2015 in Development

Frontline medical workers in Victoria have helped software company Readify develop “groundbreaking” technology that is transforming the treatment of critically…

Love-in for SmartTrans and China Telecom with mobile finance deal

21 April 2015 in Deals

Listed mobile and online payments platform and logistics software provider SmartTrans (ASX:SMA) has sealed an agreement with China Telecom to…

Multi-billion dollar mobility market forecast as business adopts strategic approach

21 April 2015 in Mobility

Mobility is increasingly important strategically for Australian businesses and organisations, as a newly published report reveals that a combination of…

NAB, XERO connect to deliver new small business service

21 April 2015 in Accounting Software

National Australia Bank (NAB) and Xero have partnered in a move which will see Xero’s all-cloud accounting environment connect with…

Sony Xperia Z4 – leaked details

21 April 2015 in Mobility

Sony is nothing if plucky – this once grand example of Japanese ingenuity continues to chip away at the premium…

Android Wear V3 – update

21 April 2015 in Mobility

Google have released the latest update to Android Wear that moves a step closer to justifying a smartwatch – no…

Singtel to leave ASX

21 April 2015 in Listed Tech

Optus parent company Singtel plans to delist from the ASX.

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MYOB survey: SMEs want better internet connections

22 April 2015 in Business Technology

The latest MYOB Business Monitor survey shows almost half of the respondents think being connected to the NBN would help…

Four Cray customers adopt Seagate's HPC storage technology

21 April 2015 in Storage

Four relatively high profile Cray customers will be among the first to use the Sonexion 2000 storage system.

Hacking planes: pretty fly for a Wi-Fi guy (or gal)?

21 April 2015 in Security

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) takes the cybersecurity of in-flight Wi-Fi…

Lenovo launches new channel strategy for ANZ market

21 April 2015 in Resellers

Lenovo has launched a new channel strategy which brings together PC Group and Enterprise Business Group (EBG) channel programs to…

Makrid joins PowerHealth board

21 April 2015 in People Moves

Healthcare software developer PowerHealth has appointed Marc Makrid to its board.

Avea smart globe now controllable from Apple Watch

21 April 2015 in Home IT

Elgato's app for controlling its Avea smart LED globe now includes Apple Watch support.

Twitter lets you enable Direct Messages from anyone

21 April 2015 in Mobility

Following a refresh of its US home page (rolling out worldwide over 2015), Twitter is now letting users receive Direct…

Moovit updates Android app

21 April 2015 in Mobility

A new version of the Moovit public transport app for Android delivers several new and improved features, with an emphasis…

Autodesk and Mattel spark up 3D toy printing, 2nd half 2015

21 April 2015 in Home IT

Design company Autodesk is partnering with Mattel to bring cutting-edge 3D design and 3D printing experiences to Mattel’s toy line…

ASAP wants to be Uber-like remote control for your life

21 April 2015 in Home IT

In today’s world, instant gratification isn’t instant enough, but ’anything’ delivery service ASAP aims to help - pronto.

LG serious about Android smartphones

21 April 2015 in Mobility

LG is best known for its flagship G series smartphones – the highly anticipated G4 will be released late April.…

AVG – from floppy disks to mobile security

21 April 2015 in Security

AVG Technologies has come a long way from its modest beginnings in the Czech Republic.

Open second-level .au domains - cui bono?

20 April 2015 in Core Dump

auDA, the body responsible for the management of the .au namespace, is considering allowing second-level domain registrations such as myname.au.…

NCI selects NetApp to build storage solutions

20 April 2015 in Storage

Global IT services company Netapp has been selected to provide high performance and flash storage solutions to extend the ability…

Optus joining Microsoft Cloud OS Network

20 April 2015 in Cloud

Optus will offer an Azure-based managed cloud service in partnership with Microsoft.

Digital Sense first up with Kinetic Open Storage Platform

20 April 2015 in Storage

An Australian company is the first to complete a proof of concept deployment of Seagate's Kinetic Open Storage Platform.

AvPlan EFB app for pilots gets 'huge' update

20 April 2015 in Mobility

The latest version of AvPlan EFB is said to be a major overhaul of the iOS app for pilots.