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Newly formed alliance aims to shine a light on Australia’s digital future

30 April 2017 in Strategy

A new industry alliance has been formed with the aim of shaping and leading debate on the future of a…

Why is Telstra customer service fundamentally broken?

30 April 2017 in The Wired CIO

You'd think an organisation the size of Telstra should have well-oiled processes. Yet, my experience shows you can't get an…

Metadata screw-up: the AFP has form in this regard

30 April 2017 in Open Sauce

Keystone Kops. Jacques Clouseau. Theophilus Goon. These are the names that come to mind after hearing of the most recent…

AFP breach prompts IA call for new Data Retention scheme inquiry

30 April 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Internet Australia has called for a new parliamentary inquiry into the Data Retention Act following revelations over the past week…

Competition regulator says NBN service charges within price cap limits

30 April 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a draft determination that the operators of the National Broadband Network, NBN…

Bad weather widget causing Samsung S8 and S8+ random reboots?

29 April 2017 in Fuzzy Logic

Users at XDA-Developers and Samsung’s US community website are reporting random reboots, with home remedies on offer including weather widget…

NSA cuts back on domestic spying after court pressure

29 April 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The US National Security Agency has backed down on one of its major surveillance programmes, announcing on Friday that it…

Vault 7: CIA tool to track people through Word docs released

29 April 2017 in Government Tech Policy

WikiLeaks has released the source code and documentation for what it says is software used by the CIA to track…

VIDEOS: Samsung Galaxy S8 and GS8+ finally on sale in Australia at retail

28 April 2017 in Home Tech

If you’ve been waiting to talk into a retail store to buy a Samsung G8 or G8+ and walk out…

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Aussie accountants lead global counterparts in adapting to automation

30 April 2017 in Accounting Software

Accountants in Australia, and their global counterparts, are changing their attitudes towards automation in the profession as the benefits become…

Infosys launches 2nd generation AI platform

30 April 2017 in Market

Indian outsourcing and ICT services giant Infosys has launched its second-generation Artificial Intelligence platform – Nia – which it claims…

Laser 10-port USB charging station (review)

30 April 2017 in Peripherals

Laser has a unique answer to the problem of bulk USB charging - a 10 port USB-A charger or if…

3SIXT says enhance my GS8 (review)

30 April 2017 in Mobile devices

3SIXT has a range of cases and USB-C accessories for the new Samsung GS8/+ that are keenly priced and very…

Navman DriveDuo SUV GPS and Dashcam (review)

29 April 2017 in Mobile devices

Navman has released a “proper” integrated GPS and 2K dash cam that improves on its MiVue series by adding large…

HP Officejet Pro 8720 business printer (review)

29 April 2017 in Peripherals

HP claims its new A4 OfficeJet Pro 8720 has up to 50% less print cost than a comparable workgroup laser…

Motorola launch new Moto G5 Plus and G5 at AUD $449, $399 and $299

28 April 2017 in Fuzzy Logic

The latest Motorola G5 Plus and G5 handsets have arrived in Australia, with Motorola following Samsung’s lead in appropriating the…

Australian prescriptive analytics firm enters US market

28 April 2017 in Data

Australian prescriptive analytics company Veriluma has expanded into the US through a partnership with the American company Diamond Capture Associates…

Skills shortages an impediment to IT implementation: study

28 April 2017 in Strategy

Many Australian businesses and their global counterparts say they are unable to meet future digital business needs due to a…

New Logitech G mouse, keyboard target eSports pros

28 April 2017 in Hardware

Logitech G has introduced a new keyboard and mouse aimed at gamers and designed in collaboration with eSports participants.

Optus cuts 320 jobs, says more to go in next 12 months

28 April 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's second biggest telecommunications provider Optus is cutting 320 jobs in a number of divisions and says that more redundancies…

Sydney provider rolls out 300Mbps G.Fast in two cities

28 April 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Sydney-based telecommunications provider Comvergence has started rolling out G.Fast technologies to businesses in Sydney and Melbourne, in what the US…

Samsung launching refurbished Galaxy Note7 ‘R’ in South Korea from June 2017

27 April 2017 in Home Tech

Samsung is refurbishing its Note7 smartphone for sale in South Korea from June, at approx US$266 less than when it…

Is the next business buzzword metabolism?

27 April 2017 in Business Software

What is organisational metabolism? In business, it translates to the system that converts assets, including money, people, and time into…

Verizon data breach report turns 10

27 April 2017 in Security

The 10th edition of the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report has been published, and familiar issues are still raising their…

tech21 protects Samsung S8/+ (review)

27 April 2017 in Peripherals

British firm tech21 has released a range of protection cases for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ that are certified…

Girl Geek Academy launching ‘MissMakesCode’ programme for schoolgirls

27 April 2017 in Training

The Girl Geek Academy is set to launch the next phase of its #MissMakesCode teacher training programme and coding curriculum…

YouTube ad boycott unlikely to hit Alphabet 1Q results

27 April 2017 in Strategy

Google's parent company Alphabet is set to report its first quarter results overnight and predictions are that its ad issues…

iPhone 7 camera: verging on falling behind S8, Pixel and G6?

27 April 2017 in Fuzzy Logic

The new Galaxy S8 smartphone’s camera capabilities and resultant photos have been compared to those from the iPhone 7, LG…

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update coming soon

27 April 2017 in Mobility

If there are any Windows 10 Mobile phone users left out there, the good news is that the Creators Update…

Fraser Coast Council reduces outage risks with Nutanix deployment

27 April 2017 in Enterprise Cloud

Queensland’s Fraser Coast Regional Council has deployed the Nutanix enterprise cloud platform to replace an outdated three-tier storage area network…

Telstra seals deal with BroadSoft

27 April 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra has inked a multi-year agreement with global communications software and services provider BroadSoft to deliver services to meet the…

Snake oil in 2017: AT&T does it with 5G

27 April 2017 in Open Sauce

How do you sell mobile plans based on a technology before the body responsible for the standards governing that technology…

Forza 3 has Hot Wheels and insane Aussie tracks

27 April 2017 in Entertainment

The second Forza Horizon 3 expansion – Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels – arrives on 9 May on both Xbox One and Windows 10…

 

 

 

 

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