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GST on imports under $1000 part III

03 August 2015 in Market

According to Raph Greener “The actual impact of this change will punish the majority of the Australian public for the…

[24]7 takes over BolderView to boost APAC business

03 August 2015 in Resellers

Customer engagement solutions vendor [24]7 has acquired Australian reseller BolderView Systems in a move designed to continue expansion of its…

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…

A guide to getting the best out of comparitor websites

03 August 2015 in Technology Regulation

The ACCC continues to maintain a watchful eye on the comparator website industry, with the release of new consumer and…

VIDEO: Optus improves data sharing across devices

03 August 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus says it’s putting an end to ‘data worry’, not by making wireless data super cheap or plentiful, but by…

Internet Australia wants regional youth included in NBN hiring

03 August 2015 in Training

Internet Australia has commended NBN’s decision to expand its workforce and wants the company responsible for the National Broadband Network…

NBN bid to double installer numbers

03 August 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN says the current construction workforce will double to 9000, announcing $40 million for a ‘training and awareness campaign’ to…

Deloitte mashes up MashUp

03 August 2015 in Deals

Professional services firm Deloitte has acquired Australian ‘customer experience’ consultancy Mashup.

Contractor pay rates fall steadily in ICT jobs market

03 August 2015 in Enterprise Staff

Hourly rates for contractors have fallen steadily to new lows over the past nine months, although employers are still cautious…

Breaking IT News

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…

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…

McKenzie's the new identity at Centrify

03 August 2015 in People Moves

Identity specialist Centrify has appointed Lachlan McKenzie as country manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Netskope adds safety to enterprise cloud use

02 August 2015 in Cloud

If you are an enterprise Chief Information Officer or Chief Information Security Officer then you may be interested in how…

External battery maker confirms Safari most power efficient Mac browser

02 August 2015 in Fuzzy Logic

Apple has long stated Safari is more power efficient than Chrome or Firefox, and now a third-party external battery maker…

Windows 10 – Home and Pro differences and other FAQs explained

01 August 2015 in Home Tech

Microsoft have updated its web site FAQs to make it clear which edition of Windows 10 users get. But in…

Garmin nüviCam GPS with built-in dash-cam – review

01 August 2015 in Mobile devices

Want a premium lifetime map and traffic GPS with a dash camera that records your drive and saves the file…

Presto and Netflix promote august August 2015 content

31 July 2015 in Entertainment

An august selection of content is coming to Presto and Netflix in the month of August, giving fans of either…

Windows 10 – day 1+ and upgrade experiences are all good

31 July 2015 in Home Tech

Having spent a day upgrading a mix of Windows 7 desktops, Windows 8.1 tablets and doing a clean install let’s…

Paragon updates HFS+, ExtFS utilities for Windows 10

31 July 2015 in Storage

Paragon Software's Paragon HFS+ for Windows and Paragon ExtFS for Windows have been updated for Windows 10 compatibility.

VIDEO Presentation: World Phone, the new Uber and AirBNB of roaming telephony

31 July 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Norwood Systems has unveiled World Phone, a consumer-focused communications app for international travellers that harnesses the “sharing economy” to provide…

Software gives ACMA new spectrum auction facility

30 July 2015 in Business Software

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has signed a multi-year contract with US-based Power Auctions for the provision of software…

Stagefright vulnerability leaves almost 1B Android users in the lurch

30 July 2015 in Mobility

A serious vulnerability in most versions of Android has been revealed before any major phone vendors have released patches for…

Windows 10 – if you can’t wait

30 July 2015 in Home Tech

Microsoft have made available a direct download of ISO images for Windows 10 in 32-bit and 64-bit versions – no…

Dimension Data to sponsor Qhubeka cycling team?

30 July 2015 in Strategy

Dimension Data is being tipped as the next sponsor of the Africa based Qhubeka cycling team.

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