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Do we need another Surface?

01 April 2015 in ShawThing

Microsoft took a beating with the ill-fated Surface RT – quietly renamed Surface. Thankfully, – apart from looks - its…

NBN Co: 550,000 premises added, ABS: Downloads up 35%

01 April 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Although NBN Co says 33%, ABS stats say Internet download volumes have increased by 35% between December 2013 and 2014,…

What is an Intel Atom x7? And why you should care

01 April 2015 in BYO Technology

Intel launched a new Atom processor family that has shown up first in the new Surface 3 released today. It…

Datacom snares $242m government contract

01 April 2015 in Government Tech Policy

IT services company Datacom has secured a contract valued at $242 million to supply ICT infrastructure and support services to…

Surface 3 re-surfaces

01 April 2015 in Home IT

No it is not the Pro – the tablet that redefined x86 computing – but it has a lot in…

More locations added to NBN build plan

01 April 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

The latest update to NBN Co's construction plan shows another 550,000 homes and businesses in the areas where the rollout…

Telstra to resell IBM SoftLayer cloud

01 April 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Telstra is continuing its close relationship with IBM, announcing it will sell services from IBM’s Softlayer Infrastructure-as-a-service (Iaas) platform.

Government to introduce ATM monitoring

01 April 2015 in Technology Regulation

The Government has announced a monitoring scheme for ATMs which it says will reduce crime and make the funding of…

CloudRouter project to develop software-based secure router

01 April 2015 in Cloud

Software has started taking over many functions traditionally handled by hardware and networking is but the latest. And a natural…

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Tyro opens first Fintech hub in Sydney

01 April 2015 in Strategy

EFTPOS payments company TYRO has opened a new hub for financial technology startups in Sydney.

How Call Journey lets you measure the effectiveness of every conversation

01 April 2015 in Business Technology

Australian software measures the emotions and sentiment expressed by callers.

Government to adopt East German nomenclature

01 April 2015 in Government Tech Policy

Many Federal Government departments and agencies will be rebranded with names used in the former German Democratic Republic, the Government…

Boost Mobile $40 UNLTD: Australia’s best pre-paid plan?

01 April 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Amaysim might be the best Optus-based MVNO, but is the best Telstra-based MVNO Boost with its latest 3GB offer and…

Milestone appoints APAC sales chief

31 March 2015 in People Moves

Denmark-based open IP video management software company Milestone Systems has appointed former Guidance Software executive Benjamin Low as its new…

Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics CRM – now on Australian data centres

31 March 2015 in Data Centres

Apart from speed increases for local users, and geo-redundant backup it also satisfies certain requirements for Australian data to be…

VIDEO: Telstra previews FTTB NBN experience in Melbourne Forza Italia store

31 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

A Telstra NBN FTTB pilot customer in Melbourne is getting 80Mbps down and 30Mbps up but Telstra warns speeds may…

AARNet connects smart farm innovation centre

31 March 2015 in Strategy

The University of New England’s AARNet-connected SMART Farm Innovation Centre at the university’s Armidale campus in regional New South Wales…

Aussie market in the cloud with Xero

31 March 2015 in Accounting Software

New Zealand-based accounting software provider Xero is claiming 200,000 customers in Australia have now signed on to use their cloud…

Surviving systemd: Lucas Nussbaum satisfied with init system outcome

31 March 2015 in Open Source

It would not be an exaggeration to say that no leader of the Debian GNU/Linux Project has had to cope…

Microsoft ChromeBook strategy – kill it on price and features

31 March 2015 in Home IT

Microsoft is readying an assault on low cost ‘browser based’ computing – currently the domain of Google’s Chrome OS –…

3D Flash memory to enable 10TB SSD

31 March 2015 in Manufacturing Technology

The new buzzword in flash memory is 3D. It stacks layers of storage cells vertically to create up to three…

NBN Co puts FTTB on the market

31 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co is launching its Fibre to the Building service today.

PayStand releases ‘first’ all-in-one mobile POS app

30 March 2015 in Mobility

Payment solutions provider PayStand has released the next-generation of its mobile app which it says is the first all-in-one mobile…

Telstra gives Galaxy S6 the Blue Tick and reveals plan pricing

30 March 2015 in Mobility

Rounding out the main carriers' offers, Telstra has announced its pricing for the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6…

Hoh crosses from Symantec to FireEye

30 March 2015 in People Moves

Security vendor FireEye has appointed former Symantec senior sales executive Eric Hoh as the first president of its Asia Pacific…

World of Tanks Generals closed beta codes last chance

30 March 2015 in Entertainment

Here is the final batch of World of Tanks Generals closed beta Steam codes to distribute to our readers. If…