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Consumer ‘summer’complaints to telcos increase

28 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Consumer complaints to telcos as a proportion of providers’ services increased by nearly 10% over the three months at the…

After years of struggle, Mandriva is finally no more

28 May 2015 in Open Source

After many years of struggling to stay afloat, the French GNU/Linux company Mandriva has gone into liquidation.

Woolworths MVNO ditches Optus, takes up Telstra

28 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Woolworths had been offering mobile network services via Optus, but has announced a wholesale support agreement via Telstra for a…

Ericsson deploys 5G pilot to improve Swedish mines

28 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Although commercial deployments of 5G technology are still around 5 years away, Ericsson has been very busy developing 5G and…

Lenovo: new logo, seeks aggressive global growth

28 May 2015 in Business Technology

Already No.1 in PC sales globally and still growing, Lenovo aims to build its enterprise business to $5 billion in…

The rise and rise of the Telstra brand

27 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has joined the ranks of the world’s top 100 most valuable brands for the first time this year with…

Bain completes Blue Coat acquisition

27 May 2015 in Deals

Private investment firm Bain Capital, owners of Australian accounting software company MYOB, has completed the acquisition of enterprise cloud security…

EMC paying US1.2 billion for Virtustream

27 May 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Global IT services company EMC (NYSE: EMC) is acquiring cloud software and services vendor Virtustream and will use the company to…

TechnologyOne earnings down in first half

27 May 2015 in Listed Tech

Revenue is up and profits down for listed enterprise software company, TechnologyOne, for the first half of this year to…

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Triple treat as IP traffic heads up and up

28 May 2015 in Internet of Things

Internet Protocol (IP) traffic around the world is expected to triple to reach a record 2 zettabytes by 2019, with…

Toshiba - first notebook 30 years old -still working!

27 May 2015 in Home Tech

The T1100 was the world’s first mass-market notebook released in 1985. It was billed as ‘So small, it will virtually…

Nuage combats Cisco and VMware with ‘nu age’ of SDN open ecosystem

26 May 2015 in Networking

There was a time when IBM was thought to be unassailable with its proprietary hardware and software lock-in strategy, so…

Retail group selects Manhattan to optimise channels

26 May 2015 in Enterprise Solutions

Australian retailer, Super Retail Group, has selected global supply chain solutions provider Manhattan Associates to optimise its omni-channel retail operations…

Adaptive Insights hires Diviney as area VP

26 May 2015 in People Moves

Corporate performance management and business intelligence provider Adaptive Insights has appointed Fintan Diviney to the role of area vice president…

Freeview ‘catches up’ with ‘Plus’ set top box

26 May 2015 in Entertainment

We all take free to air TV (FTA) for granted – watch a constant stream of advertisements punctuated by often…

Google’s IoT OS - Brillo’s the name, IoT’s the game

26 May 2015 in Internet of Things

Everyone is developing an Internet of Things OS, from Apple’s HomeKit to Huawei’s LiteOS to Samsung’s ARTIK to Microsoft’s Windows…

Huawei launches new generation Agile Campus solutions

25 May 2015 in Wi-Fi

Chinese ICT giant Huawei has launched its latest generation Agile Campus 3.0 Solutions, including the Ethernet Network Processor (ENP)-based Wi-Fi…

ESET warns of 'Minecraft' scareware

25 May 2015 in Entertainment

More than 30 Minecraft-related scareware apps have found their way into Google Play, according to a security vendor.

Sage CRM 7.3 sports ERP integration

25 May 2015 in Cloud

A headline feature of the latest release of Sage CRM is integration with the company's ERP product.

Chromebook market growing, but mostly in education

25 May 2015 in Market

Analyst firm Gartner says worldwide Chromebook sales will approach 8 million units in 2016.

Saunders becomes ALE's local cloud supremo

25 May 2015 in People Moves

Alcatel–Lucent Enterprise (ALE) has appointed Steve Saunders to the new role of ANZ director of cloud services.

ASG scores $18m government cloud contract

25 May 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

The federal Department of Communications will spend $18 million over the next five years, with ASG assisting the department to…

Comms link to students with ‘Think Global Flight’

25 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Inmarsat is continuing its support for the Think Global Flight this year, providing sitcom equipment for Captain Judy Rice’s round-the-world…

On Apple + IBM’s watch, Apple Watch business apps go wearable

24 May 2015 in Business Technology

Apple and IBM’s mobile enterprise alliance continues bearing fruit with the addition of the Apple Watch interface to further augment…

Otterbox - funny name, great case

24 May 2015 in Mobile devices

Otterbox have released a range of cases for the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Edge that complement its coverage for…

HP Pro Slate 12 – review

24 May 2015 in Computers

HP makes a range of quality Windows PCs, notebooks, Chromebooks, and this huge 12.3” Android tablet aimed squarely at commercial…

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