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M2 trumps TPG bid for iiNet with $1.85 billion scrip plus cash offer

27 April 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Fast growing ASX listed telco M2 Group (ASX:MTU) has thrown a spanner in the works of TPG’s $1.5 billion cash…

New Debian release Jessie has systemd as default

27 April 2015 in Open Source

The Debian GNU/Linux project has released version 8.0 of its distribution, known as Jessie.

Internet Society continues pressure on government over Internet policy

26 April 2015 in Government Tech Policy

There’s been a call for greater scrutiny and public debate, and a stop to government ad hoc decision-making on Internet…

AT&T’s switch to ‘extraordinarily costly’ FTTP - OZ NBN implications?

26 April 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

US mega-telco AT&T has decided to deploy FTTP to 2 million US homes over 4 years despite the ‘extraordinary cost’…

Big changes ahead for ‘super-connected’ next generation, says NBN

26 April 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Technology and the all-consuming Internet is having a massive influence on the lifestyle of all Australians and, if a new…

Samsung’s superb S6 Edge – week two - WOW

25 April 2015 in Mobility

I gave the S6 Edge a rating of ‘nearly 10 out of 10’ – a dangerous thing to do as…

Xero: Customers 'switching' from competitors helps fuel growth

24 April 2015 in Cloud Accounting

New Zealand-based cloud accounting software provider Xero has recorded strong global customer growth over the 12 months to the end…

ICT scrapes into Top 10 list of ‘Most Attractive Sectors’ in OZ

24 April 2015 in Enterprise Staff

A survey has revealed the Australian IT sector has only just scraped into 10th spot in the Top 10 ‘Most…

Citrix CloudBridge Virtual WAN aggregates cheaper WAN links

23 April 2015 in Networking

Citrix CloudBridge Virtual WAN Edition can bond multiple consumer-grade connections into a business-grade connection at lower cost.

Breaking IT News

Do Not Call Register now permanent

27 April 2015 in Strategy

More than 10 million telephone numbers listed on the Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) Do Not Call Register are…

Anittel secures 2-year contract with CareSuper

27 April 2015 in Deals

National end-to-end IT services and cloud provider, Anittel, has secured a managed services contract with one of Australia’s largest industry…

TripIt joins the flight to Apple Watch

27 April 2015 in Mobility

An update to the TripIt travel organiser app for iOS puts key information on your wrist.

Drivers with Apple Watch: next police target?

27 April 2015 in Mobility

Users of smartwatches from Apple, Google, Microsoft and others while driving a car might find themselves the subject of police…

Google Fi: how might it fare in Australia?

26 April 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia already has a strong MVNO market, dominated by Amaysim with challengers like Boost nipping at its heels, but is…

Aussie, global business leaders not ready for ‘digital future’

26 April 2015 in Strategy

Australian business leaders like their global counterparts believe new technologies have forever-changed the rules of business, democratising information and ‘rewiring’…

Lenovo widens ThinkPad battery recall

24 April 2015 in Hardware

Lenovo has widened a recall of batteries sold with or for a wide range of ThinkPad notebooks.

HP, Fujitsu, Optus the Top 3 most attractive ICT companies in OZ

24 April 2015 in Enterprise Staff

HP is the ‘most attractive employer’ in Australia according to the 2015 Randstad Awards, with ICT in the list of…

Yatango raises $1 million, gets new operational latitude

24 April 2015 in Listed Tech

Yatango’s reverse takeover of Latitude has already started bearing fruit, with a convertible note issue ‘materially’ oversubscribed, raising $1 million.

Wrist action: banking by Apple Watch with Westpac and St George

24 April 2015 in Home IT

Today, some Apple Watch buyers will start receiving their orders, so it’s no surprise to see banking apps (and plenty…

FileMaker Go really gets going with over 1.5 million downloads

24 April 2015 in Business Software

Apple-owned database company FileMaker has announced over 1.5 million downloads of the FileMaker Go app for iPhone and iPad, underscoring…

What’s the status of your IBM software licences - Compliant, risk exposed?

23 April 2015 in Business Software

An audit can often be the first time a business will find out that its software licences may not be…

Video: Total War: Warhammer announced

23 April 2015 in Entertainment

Finally, the confluence of the quintessential video-game version of warfare and the most popular table-top version of warfare come together…

LogMeIn releases new generation IoT solution

23 April 2015 in Business Technology

Cloud services provider LogMeIn has unveiled the next generation of its Xively Internet of Things (IoT) solution which it says…

UPDATED: Telechoice customer records found in bushland shipping container

23 April 2015 in Fuzzy Logic

A TV report promises details of Telechoice customer records and more found in a shipping container in the middle of…

Waller goes south for Bulletproof

23 April 2015 in People Moves

Cloud services provider Bulletproof has appointed Neil Waller as the leader of its southern region sales team.

VIDEO Interview: Armourcard jams RFID to protect your credit cards

23 April 2015 in Home IT

Can passive RFID protection wallets that encase your credit cards with metal truly protect your cards from RFID skimming, or…