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Optus to release own brand ‘Cash by Optus’ smartphone

04 March 2015 in Mobility

Optus has used the Mobile World Congress to announce a planned extension to its Cash by Optus mobile payments system…

Ericsson and Intel announce 'hyperscale cloud’

04 March 2015 in Cloud

Ericsson and Intel CEO shared a stage at MWC to announce a joint development  of major new cloud based initiatives.

PayPal to launch new Tap and Go enabled card for Aussie market

03 March 2015 in Mobility

PayPal is to launch a new Tap and Go enabled version of its popular PayPal Here Chip and PIN card…

An iPhone 6 at what price?

03 March 2015 in Beerfiles

I have just finished watching a documentary exposing the inhuman conditions that workers in Chinese factories making Apple products have…

Business confidence up, jobs demand increases in ICT sector

03 March 2015 in Enterprise Staff

The jobs outlook for ICT professionals is strengthening month to month as both government and private sector employers express confidence…

iiNet pays $204k in penalties for advertising breach

03 March 2015 in Technology Regulation

ISP iiNet has paid penalties of $204,000 to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for breaching consumer law with recent…

HP to acquire Aruba Networks in US$2.7 billion deal

03 March 2015 in Strategy

HP is to acquire network solutions provider Aruba Networks in a deal valued at around US$2.7 billion after the two…

Netflix switches on Australia 24 March

03 March 2015 in Entertainment

Long awaited online video service, Netflix will finally be available in Australia and New Zealand this month. The popular online…

Facebook at MWC - much ado about nothing

03 March 2015 in Mobility

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been interviewed on stage at the Mobile World Congress about Facebook’s role in increasing Internet connectivity…

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Watch out: Optus will let you buy coffee with a watch

03 March 2015 in Mobility

A proof of concept sees Optus working with Visa, enabling a smartwatch linked with Apple or Android handsets to pay…

VIDEO Interview: A Premier new Aspect to revolutionary customer service

03 March 2015 in Business Technology

What if you could revolutionise your customer service and support with cloud technology so that customers could interact even by…

Tableau 9 coming in 60 days

03 March 2015 in Data

Australian users of the Tableau analytics and visualisation software seem keen to get their hands on the next major release.

Telstra resells Presto, unmeters it on Telstra/Foxtel fixed broadband

03 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Hey Presto, just like that, Telstra has become a Presto reseller in a move which comes as no surprise given…

iiNet flicks broadband quotas with quota-free Netflix

03 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

iiNet meets Netflix to flick off pesky broadband usage quotas from day one of Netflix’s Australia/NZ launch on 24 March…

22% of all Australian IT spending outside business IT

03 March 2015 in Business Technology

66% of Australian CIOs believe non-IT departments will ‘eventually’ spend more than central IT procurement as businesses face a new…

Inmarsat and Aussie aviation partner on global flight tracking

02 March 2015 in Space

Global satellite provider Inmarsat is partnering with Airservices Australia and the aviation industry to trial improved flight tracking services on…

Huawei hits the track with TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

02 March 2015 in Mobility

Huawei's MWC announcements include a pair of devices for fitness fans.

Digital taking over as printed manuals disappear

02 March 2015 in Training

IT Training provider Dimension Data Learning Solutions (DDLS) says the use of printed product manuals and guides is rapidly diminishing…

Yatango’s fandango to tempt MWC phone upgraders, now

02 March 2015 in Mobility

Many new phones have launched at Mobile World Congress, but with a wait of at least a couple of months,…

Vogue Magazine confirms Apple Watch Sport model US$349

02 March 2015 in Mobility

There has been debate over whether the regular or Sport version of the Apple Watch would retail for US$349, and…

Presto’s pre-emptive strike: 30 day free trial, gets ACCC JV approval

02 March 2015 in Entertainment

Hoping to lock you in well before Netflix launches later this month, Presto’s free trial comes as Presto streams HBO…

ANZ developers applying Internet of Things broadly

02 March 2015 in Business Technology

A new survey has found that Internet of Things (IoT) development work is largely the province of smaller businesses, but…

Wi-fi patchy or not fast enough?

28 February 2015 in Networking

Minitar has released a Wireless (Wi-Fi) AC repeater/access point/router MR750AC that may solve Wi-Fi speeds in your household or office/warehouse.

Improved profits, record revenue drives UXC growth

27 February 2015 in Market

Listed IT solutions company UXC has turned in an improved profit on record revenue of $322.2 million for the first…

Bryte, Yellowfin combine to deliver PaaS for AWS

27 February 2015 in Business Intelligence

Australia-based data transfer and integration vendor, Bryte, has partnered with Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, to deliver…

HOW TO WATCH the March 9 Apple Watch event live

27 February 2015 in Mobility

Apple has a ‘special event’ planned for 9 March 2015 (10 March in OZ): Apple Watch expected to launch, new…