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Did you want some government spyware with that app store purchase?

23 May 2015 in Security

Google and Samsung stores were susceptible to MitM spy app delivery

‘Sniffing’ and tracking wearable tech, smartphones a privacy concern

22 May 2015 in Security

Concerns about privacy and confidentiality have been raised by researchers who have discovered how easy it is to monitor and…

Initiative exposes students to 3D design technology

22 May 2015 in Government Tech Policy

A joint initiative by government, industry and the National Science and Technology Centre, Questacon, has given students from secondary schools…

Bigcommerce, PayPal collaborate on payment processing

22 May 2015 in Deals

PayPal has extended its instant checkout service One Touch to merchants using the Bigcommerce e commerce platform.

Lax attitude by employees to workplace cyberthreats

21 May 2015 in Security

The growing risk of cyber threats to companies around the world is being ignored by employees who visit ‘inappropriate’ websites…

Call for less haste on site blocking legislation: Internet Society

21 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

The Internet Society wants the federal government to delay for at least a year its proposed Copyright Legislation forcing ISPs…

Optus, xMatters seal strategic partnership

21 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Communications-enabled business process provider xMatters has partnered with Optus Business to deliver its cloud comms solution through Optus PowerOn Cloud…

Dodgy iParts for iPhone etc.

21 May 2015 in Mobility

Ever wondered why it costs over $100 to get a new iPhone glass screen replaced. I did and spoke to…

Square launches first office in Australia

21 May 2015 in Strategy

Square, the California-based payments technology company started by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, has opened in Australia with the launch of…

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TomTom GO 6100 in-car GPS - review

24 May 2015 in Mobile devices

TomTom finally gets lifetime maps, speed camera and traffic updates**** – about time as this has been the only thing…

Australia joins the search for gravitational waves

23 May 2015 in Space

Postulated as a component of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, gravitational waves have never been detected.

Huawei launches Agile IoT architecture

22 May 2015 in Internet of Things

Huawei has launched its Agile Internet of Things Architecture at the Huawei Network Congress 2015.

International cybersecurity coordination is ‘poor’

22 May 2015 in Security

A major new global report says cybersecurity efforts globally are ‘disjointed’, and calls for greater coordination.

Dallas Buyers Club to sue other ISP customers, takes action in Singapore

22 May 2015 in Entertainment

ISPs want the owners of the Dallas Buyers Club movie to pay $108,000 but Justice Nye claims it’s a bit…

Kogan’s latest Atlas laptop shrugs off higher prices

21 May 2015 in Home Tech

Kogan’s latest laptop delivers better specs for less money, beating a similarly specced Dell on price, screen res and more.

Shift to digital fuels increases in mobile advertising spending

21 May 2015 in Mobility

The rise and rise of the digital marketplace has fuelled an increase in mobile advertising spending in the Australian financial…

Happy birthday Java

21 May 2015 in Open Source

Time flies: Java is 20 years old.

Littleproud moves from McAfee to Blue Coat

21 May 2015 in People Moves

Enterprise security vendor Blue Coat Systems has further strengthened its Asia Pacific business with the appointment of former McAfee senior…

AVG refreshes clean-up products

21 May 2015 in Apps

AVG has released new versions of AVG PC TuneUp, AVG Cleaner for Android and AVG Cleaner for Mac. The first…

The smart way to pay is by phone for many consumers

21 May 2015 in Market

Consumers using mobile payments technology have cast aside their debit cards and now use their mobile phone for many purchases,…

TripAdvisor swallows DIMMI

21 May 2015 in Deals

DIMMI is an online restaurant booking service that since 2009 has allowed Australians to book at one of the 2500…

SimpliVity – the V is for Virtual Victory

21 May 2015 in Business Technology

SimpliVity is a US company launched in 2009. Its first virtual data storage product, OmniCube hit the market in 2013.…

Lumia 640 XL, 5.7” Windows Phone - Review

21 May 2015 in Mobile devices

The Lumia (Microsoft Devices) 640XL is a damned big smart phone that at A$399, has enormous appeal to consumer and…

Ruckus smartens SmartZone with smarter new version

21 May 2015 in Networking

Competitors may well be smarting as Ruckus unveils its new SmartZone, a carrier-grade software platform for operators and enterprises to…

‘Front up’ and be counted says Spark to NZ broadband regulator

21 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Spark New Zealand is challenging the country’s Commerce Commission to front up to “ordinary internet users” and justify why its…

Yardi books Dymocks Properties deployment

20 May 2015 in Deals

Dymocks Properties has adopted a cloud-based real estate platform from property management solutions provider Yardi.