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Melbourne part of Equinix’s new global data centre expansion

05 March 2015 in Data Centres

Global data centre provider Equinix is set to bring five new International Business Exchange data centres online, including one in…

Telstra joins 4G broadcast group

05 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra is one of the few vendors to join a new group of telco vendors, mobile operators, content providers and…

Virgin Mobile data rollover claims a first, is it really?

04 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Virgin Mobile says it is introducing a ‘game changing’ Australian first, letting you rollover your data, but is this strictly…

Gartner: Smartphones sales top 1.2 billion in 2014, Apple No.1

04 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Apple surpassed Samsung in Q4 2014 to take top spot in the global smartphone market, a spot Samsung had held…

TPPA, data retention and copyright laws: the unholy trinity has landed

04 March 2015 in Government Tech Policy

COMMENT In what is a perfectly natural confluence, the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, the data retention proposals and the copyright…

Optus to release own brand ‘Cash by Optus’ smartphone

04 March 2015 in Mobility

Optus has used the Mobile World Congress to announce a planned extension to its Cash by Optus mobile payments system…

Ericsson and Intel announce 'hyperscale cloud’

04 March 2015 in Cloud

Ericsson and Intel CEO shared a stage at MWC to announce a joint development  of major new cloud based initiatives.

PayPal to launch new Tap and Go enabled card for Aussie market

03 March 2015 in Mobility

PayPal is to launch a new Tap and Go enabled version of its popular PayPal Here Chip and PIN card…

An iPhone 6 at what price?

03 March 2015 in Beerfiles

I have just finished watching a documentary exposing the inhuman conditions that workers in Chinese factories making Apple products have…

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Kantar: Apple’s hypersonic China canter, Android No.1 in US

05 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Android might have regained the No.1 spot in the US, but in urban China, Apple has reached its highest ever…

If Telstra must take risks to win, where is my Artemis pCell?

04 March 2015 in Fuzzy Logic

Telstra’s outgoing CEO, David Thodey says Telstra must take risks to win, but if it’s in the pocket of Ericsson,…

'No excuse' for poor customer service

04 March 2015 in Business Technology

When it comes to poor customer service, "there's really no excuse" given today's technology, according to an executive at a…

VIDEO: D-Link’s Viper, a canny dual-band router with bite

04 March 2015 in Networking

D-Link’s Viper takes on the look of a Mac Pro while delivering a powerful range boost that supports more than…

Developers take up MYOB API program in growing numbers

04 March 2015 in Accounting Software

Accounting software provider MYOB says it has reached a milestone with 2,000 developers attracted to its API partner program in…

Netflix Australia coming to Xbox One, 360 on 24 March 2015

04 March 2015 in Entertainment

Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners in Australian can download the Netflix app now and it will be ready to…

Hosted applications appeal to larger SMEs

04 March 2015 in Cloud

Service provider hosted apps and desktops are being taken up mainly by the top end of the SME market, according…

Watch out: Optus will let you buy coffee with a watch

03 March 2015 in Mobility

A proof of concept sees Optus working with Visa, enabling a smartwatch linked with Apple or Android handsets to pay…

VIDEO Interview: A Premier new Aspect to revolutionary customer service

03 March 2015 in Business Technology

What if you could revolutionise your customer service and support with cloud technology so that customers could interact even by…

Tableau 9 coming in 60 days

03 March 2015 in Data

Australian users of the Tableau analytics and visualisation software seem keen to get their hands on the next major release.

Telstra resells Presto, unmeters it on Telstra/Foxtel fixed broadband

03 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Hey Presto, just like that, Telstra has become a Presto reseller in a move which comes as no surprise given…

iiNet flicks broadband quotas with quota-free Netflix

03 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

iiNet meets Netflix to flick off pesky broadband usage quotas from day one of Netflix’s Australia/NZ launch on 24 March…

22% of all Australian IT spending outside business IT

03 March 2015 in Business Technology

66% of Australian CIOs believe non-IT departments will ‘eventually’ spend more than central IT procurement as businesses face a new…

Inmarsat and Aussie aviation partner on global flight tracking

02 March 2015 in Space

Global satellite provider Inmarsat is partnering with Airservices Australia and the aviation industry to trial improved flight tracking services on…

Huawei hits the track with TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

02 March 2015 in Mobility

Huawei's MWC announcements include a pair of devices for fitness fans.

MediaPad X2: Huawei's 'Doc Ock' phablet doubles up

02 March 2015 in Mobility

The new Huawei MediaPad X2 has twice as many CPU cores, but you'll notice the difference when it's in your…

Digital taking over as printed manuals disappear

02 March 2015 in Training

IT Training provider Dimension Data Learning Solutions (DDLS) says the use of printed product manuals and guides is rapidly diminishing…