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Inmarsat, Honeywell, Kymeta team up on business aviation comms initiative

25 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Mobile satellite and telecommunications company Inmarsat has partnered with Honeywell Aerospace and antenna development company Kymeta, to develop a higher-speed,…

Government spends up big on ICT, with more to come

25 May 2015 in Government Tech Policy

The federal government spent $5.2 billion on ICT last year and further investment by the government in technology is forecast…

Huawei flexes muscles in Malaysia

25 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

China’s global ICT giant, Huawei, has made available its Smart City solution in Malaysia, forming a significant partnership with the…

Did you want some government spyware with that app store purchase?

23 May 2015 in Security

Hot on the heels of all the other Snowden revelations, we find that in 2012, various members of the 5-Eyes…

‘Sniffing’ and tracking wearable tech, smartphones a privacy concern

22 May 2015 in Security

Concerns about privacy and confidentiality have been raised by researchers who have discovered how easy it is to monitor and…

Initiative exposes students to 3D design technology

22 May 2015 in Government Tech Policy

A joint initiative by government, industry and the National Science and Technology Centre, Questacon, has given students from secondary schools…

Bigcommerce, PayPal collaborate on payment processing

22 May 2015 in Deals

PayPal has extended its instant checkout service One Touch to merchants using the Bigcommerce e commerce platform.

Lax attitude by employees to workplace cyberthreats

21 May 2015 in Security

The growing risk of cyber threats to companies around the world is being ignored by employees who visit ‘inappropriate’ websites…

Call for less haste on site blocking legislation: Internet Society

21 May 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

The Internet Society wants the federal government to delay for at least a year its proposed Copyright Legislation forcing ISPs…

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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…

TomTom GO 6100 in-car GPS - review

24 May 2015 in Mobile devices

TomTom finally gets lifetime maps, speed camera and traffic updates**** – about time as this has been the only thing…

Australia joins the search for gravitational waves

23 May 2015 in Space

Postulated as a component of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, gravitational waves have never been detected.

Huawei launches Agile IoT architecture

22 May 2015 in Internet of Things

Huawei has launched its Agile Internet of Things Architecture at the Huawei Network Congress 2015.

International cybersecurity coordination is ‘poor’

22 May 2015 in Security

A major new global report says cybersecurity efforts globally are ‘disjointed’, and calls for greater coordination.

Dallas Buyers Club to sue other ISP customers, takes action in Singapore

22 May 2015 in Entertainment

ISPs want the owners of the Dallas Buyers Club movie to pay $108,000 but Justice Nye claims it’s a bit…

Kogan’s latest Atlas laptop shrugs off higher prices

21 May 2015 in Home Tech

Kogan’s latest laptop delivers better specs for less money, beating a similarly specced Dell on price, screen res and more.

Shift to digital fuels increases in mobile advertising spending

21 May 2015 in Mobility

The rise and rise of the digital marketplace has fuelled an increase in mobile advertising spending in the Australian financial…

Happy birthday Java

21 May 2015 in Open Source

Time flies: Java is 20 years old.

Littleproud moves from McAfee to Blue Coat

21 May 2015 in People Moves

Enterprise security vendor Blue Coat Systems has further strengthened its Asia Pacific business with the appointment of former McAfee senior…

AVG refreshes clean-up products

21 May 2015 in Apps

AVG has released new versions of AVG PC TuneUp, AVG Cleaner for Android and AVG Cleaner for Mac. The first…

The smart way to pay is by phone for many consumers

21 May 2015 in Market

Consumers using mobile payments technology have cast aside their debit cards and now use their mobile phone for many purchases,…

TripAdvisor swallows DIMMI

21 May 2015 in Deals

DIMMI is an online restaurant booking service that since 2009 has allowed Australians to book at one of the 2500…