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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…

Business confidence up, jobs demand increases in ICT sector

03 March 2015 in Enterprise Staff

The jobs outlook for ICT professionals is strengthening month to month as both government and private sector employers express confidence…

iiNet pays $204k in penalties for advertising breach

03 March 2015 in Technology Regulation

ISP iiNet has paid penalties of $204,000 to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for breaching consumer law with recent…

HP to acquire Aruba Networks in US$2.7 billion deal

03 March 2015 in Strategy

HP is to acquire network solutions provider Aruba Networks in a deal valued at around US$2.7 billion after the two…

Netflix switches on Australia 24 March

03 March 2015 in Entertainment

Long awaited online video service, Netflix will finally be available in Australia and New Zealand this month. The popular online…

Facebook at MWC - much ado about nothing

03 March 2015 in Mobility

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been interviewed on stage at the Mobile World Congress about Facebook’s role in increasing Internet connectivity…

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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…

Huawei Watch is 'the most vibrant'

02 March 2015 in Mobility

Huawei enters the smartwatch market with traditional styling.

Yatango’s fandango to tempt MWC phone upgraders, now

02 March 2015 in Mobility

Many new phones have launched at Mobile World Congress, but with a wait of at least a couple of months,…

Interoperability the key to industrial Internet of Things, says consortium

02 March 2015 in Strategy

The Industrial Internet is too broad a field for any one organisation to cover alone, so cooperation and interoperability is…

Vogue Magazine confirms Apple Watch Sport model US$349

02 March 2015 in Mobility

There has been debate over whether the regular or Sport version of the Apple Watch would retail for US$349, and…

Presto’s pre-emptive strike: 30 day free trial, gets ACCC JV approval

02 March 2015 in Entertainment

Hoping to lock you in well before Netflix launches later this month, Presto’s free trial comes as Presto streams HBO…