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Aussies want ‘open systems’ for IoT as market to reach $20bn by 2020

28 March 2017 in Internet of Things

Open systems feature highly on IOT decision makers radars in Australia, according to a new report which reveals that 81%…

MyRepublic launches ‘Gigatown’ competition for ultra-fast Internet

28 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet services provider MyRepublic has launched a competition, dubbed Gigatown, to demonstrate the benefits Ultra-Fast Next Generation Fibre can deliver…

Pick up in jobs as focus turns to pre-emptive action on cyber security

27 March 2017 in Recruitment

A number of organisations in Australia are forming their own team of cyber-security experts, allowing the enterprise to take a…

NBN: AVC, CVC charges 'put gigabit plans out of reach'

27 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand can offer its residents 1Gbps broadband plans for NZ$130 (A$120) a month because the access virtual circuit (AVC)…

Samsung to finally disable remaining Galaxy Note7s

27 March 2017 in Mobility

Samsung Electronics will finally get rid of the Galaxy Note7 device that caused it no end of problems last year,…

Samsung adds DeX to Bixby in quest for S8 dominance

27 March 2017 in Mobility

Samsung plans to release a Desktop Experience (DeX) dock for the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ that converts the smartphone…

Google placing big-name ads on anti-Semitic YouTube videos: report

26 March 2017 in Strategy

Google ads for big-name brands are continuing to appear on unsavoury YouTube videos a week after the problem surfaced with…

Illinois residents sue Microsoft over forced Windows 10 upgrades

25 March 2017 in Home Tech

Forced Windows 10 upgrades have again landed Microsoft in court, this time in Illinois, with three residents of the state…

Apple claims WikiLeaks' iPhone, Mac flaws old hat

24 March 2017 in Security

Apple says an alleged iPhone vulnerability released by WikiLeaks overnight on Thursday affected the iPhone 3G only and was fixed…

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Autonomous bus navigates through Perth roads in Curtin Uni research

27 March 2017 in Strategy

Curtin University is undertaking a trial of a commercial driverless bus, and will use the vehicle to carry out further…

Optus wants tech solutions, ideas for Future Makers programme

27 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus is on the lookout for technology solutions for its second annual Future Makers programme which have the potential to…

LG G6 – from 28 March at Telstra

27 March 2017 in Mobility

LG’s new G6 has set the standards for the next generation of smartphones with a 5.7”, 18:9 screen and a…

Tibco helping citizen data scientists

27 March 2017 in Business Software

Tibco is aiming to help more people become citizen data scientists even though "most real data scientists hate this term,"…

Hisense goes dotty - new Series 9 to feature quantum dot technology

27 March 2017 in Entertainment

Hisense unveiled two 4K ULED series 8 and 9 televisions at the 2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix –…

Square POS integrations and contactless+chip reader makes for easier e-payments

27 March 2017 in Business Software

Square has announced its integration with point-of-sale and order management platforms including Vend, TouchBistro, Posboss, Abacus, SalesIn, Mobi2Go and Boppl.…

Overwatch Pacific Championship detailed

27 March 2017 in Entertainment

Pretty good at Overwatch? Time to put the RIP-Tire where your mouth is and sign up for close to $360,000…

The need for network speed – NVMe to the rescue

27 March 2017 in Storage & Cloud Storage

Network speed is not just about faster ethernet IP switches and bigger communication pipes but about every potential bottleneck including…

Apple wins appeal on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus design in China

27 March 2017 in Mobility

Apple has won a patent design case over the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China with a court…

Optus ups the ante with new data-heavy plans

27 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus is keeping up the pressure in the data-hungry mobile phone environment with its latest release of a new premium…

Tencent recruits AI expert to head Shenzhen lab

27 March 2017 in People Moves

Chinese Internet giant Tencent has appointed Dr Tong Zhang to lead its artificial intelligence laboratory in Shenzhen.

Android O developer preview live

27 March 2017 in Mobility

Android has released Preview 1 for Android 8.x – or O as its being called and Oreo as many hope…

SMBs swamped by $26b in unpaid debts, want government fix-it action

27 March 2017 in Cloud Accounting

Australian small businesses are owed an estimated $26 billion in unpaid debts by big businesses, according to a new report…

OpenSSL licence change move riles some contributors

27 March 2017 in Open Source

The OpenSSL project is seeking to go ahead with a change of licence to the Apache Licence Version 2.0 but…

Microsoft removes search from Docs.com after document leaks

27 March 2017 in Security

Microsoft has quietly removed the search function on its docs.com website "where users can discover, upload and share Office documents…

Security, tech issues recognised in change to IT Journalism Awards

27 March 2017 in Strategy

The 2017 IT Journalism Awards have been revamped to now include two new awards – one for the Best Information…

Global engineering leader appointed to post at University of Adelaide

26 March 2017 in People Moves

The University of Adelaide has appointed one of its own former graduates and academics and global engineering leader, Professor Anton…

University of Canberra, IP Australia, Pegasystems partner on ICT education, training

26 March 2017 in Training

Students at the University of Canberra will be provided with key skills and opportunities needed to help them gain employment…

HP’s 17” OMEN – a huge, powerful, laptop (review)

26 March 2017 in Computers

OMEN is a state of mind, a will to win, and a pride in having one of the more powerful…

HP Elite x3 Continuums to impress (review)

26 March 2017 in Mobile devices

There is only one way you should consider HP’s interesting Elite x3 – as one of the world’s smallest pocket…

Any network claiming 100% security is dreaming: expert

24 March 2017 in Security

There is no such thing as a 100% secure network, especially if it is attached to the Internet, according to…

Qualcomm goes vroom, vroom, vroom

24 March 2017 in ShawThing

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820am (automotive processor) is at the heart of some top-secret telemetry for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 Grand…

Epson WorkForce Enterprise: high-speed departmental inkjets

24 March 2017 in Print Solutions

The 100ppm Epson WorkForce Enterprise WF-C20590 and its 75ppm sibling the WF-C17590 are designed to meet the speed and volume…

Don’t pay ransom, says security expert

24 March 2017 in Security

Australia now has a seat at the table at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) comprising 40 of…






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