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Illegal software use costs Aussies $147,000

05 August 2015 in Business Software

The Software Alliance (BSA) has settled seven cases of illegal software usage in Australia so far this year, to the…

All smartwatches vulnerable to hack attacks

04 August 2015 in Mobility

Global PC giant HP has found that 100% of current smartwatches have security flaws and are extremely vulnerable to attack.

Sony bolsters Xperia range with M4 Aqua and M5

04 August 2015 in Mobility

Sony Mobile has expanded its smartphone lineup with the release of one new model - the Xperia M4 Aqua -…

truRating aiming for Australian launch in 2016

04 August 2015 in Market

Point-of-payment rating system, truRating, is planning to launch in Australia by 2016 after a successful debut earlier this year in…

MeU Mobile launches ‘first’ social mobile network

04 August 2015 in Mobility

New mobile virtual network operator and social mobile network, MeU Mobile, has successfully launched in Australia.

Data#3, Blink Mobile seal strategic alliance

04 August 2015 in Strategy

Listed IT solutions company Data#3 has formed a strategic alliance with mobile applications vendor Blink Mobile.

Nokia sells HERE maps for $4.2 billion

04 August 2015 in Deals

Nokia has announced the sale of its HERE digital mapping and location services business to a consortium of German car…

OPPO optimistic on Optus opportunity

04 August 2015 in Mobility

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO has signed a deal with Optus for the Australian carrier to sell its handsets locally.

GST on imports under $1000 a "billionaires protection scheme"

03 August 2015 in Market

Momentum is building for a public action against imposing the GST on imports from online shopping sites under $1000, proposed…

Breaking IT News

How to turn off Windows 10’s requests for your data

05 August 2015 in Fuzzy Logic

Windows 8 wanted access to various bits of your data, and Windows 10 wants even more, so how do you…

Cisco warns of fake Windows 10 upgrade email ransomware

05 August 2015 in Fuzzy Logic

If you get an email purporting to come from Microsoft with the subject line ‘Windows 10 Free Update’, be warned,…

With business it’s all about crypto

04 August 2015 in Security

Ask the average small business what they’re doing about protecting their digital assets and most of the time you’ll probably…

NEC secures place on Optus professional services panel

04 August 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

NEC has been appointed to the Optus Business panel for the provision of technical professional services and telephony infrastructure services.

This tough mudder knows where he is at

04 August 2015 in Listed Tech

Meet Matt DeMoss, general manager of Garmin Australasia. When he is not running the company he is out running a…

Xero brings out new Touch app for Android

04 August 2015 in Accounting Software

Cloud accounting software provider Xero has released a new, redesigned version of its Touch app for Android.

Abuse that iPad in the NÜÜD

04 August 2015 in Mobility

Lifeproof invite you to take your precious iPad Air 2 rock-climbing, surfing, boating or to the snow – as long…

Getac out there and blow up that tablet!

04 August 2015 in Hardware

Getac has produced the world’s first explosion proof tablet – the Windows based T800-ex. Perhaps now we can all take…

Yellowfin signs up resellers for EMEA market

04 August 2015 in Resellers

Australian Business Intelligence and analytics vendor Yellowfin has signed up 15 valued added resellers (VARs) in Europe and the Middle…

Yatango drops prices and increases 4G data

04 August 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

What a yatangled web Yatango weaves with its $23.90 unlimited voice and SMS plan, while three other plans get an…

Swinburne team scores global win in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

03 August 2015 in Development

The University of Swinburne’s Opaque Multimedia team – or Team Virtual Dementia – has taken out the top prize in…

Perforce Helix going multi-tenant

03 August 2015 in Enterprise Solutions

The Perforce Helix version control system will soon be available as a multi-tenanted SaaS product, making it accessible to a…

Zeitz crosses from BAE to Lockheed Martin

03 August 2015 in People Moves

Lockheed Martin has appointed Christine Zeitz as vice president & managing director of its technology business in the Australia-Asia region.

OPPO R7 smartphone – review

03 August 2015 in Mobility

OPPO is a major Asian designer and manufacturer of personal audio, Blue-ray players, and some cool accessories for this market.…

UXC wins contract with Ixom

03 August 2015 in Deals

ICT consultancy UXC has secured a $12 million-plus contract to provide application managed services and an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform to…

Help needed for a new paradigm for reviewing smartphones

03 August 2015 in Mobility

As more and more features are packed into lower cost smartphones the review paradigm must change and iTWire is seeking…

Frickin’ lasers: Logitech’s new portable mouse works 'virtually anywhere'

03 August 2015 in Home Tech

Logitech’s MX Anywhere 2 Wireless mobile mouse avoids attaching lasers to sharks and sticks them under mice instead, working on…

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