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Presto adds some HD and separately 90+ hrs of BBC docos

06 July 2015 in Entertainment

Presto has added HD to some of its content, and has separately added nearly 100 hours of BBC TV’s documentaries…

Optus rejigs unlimited home broadband bundles - raises prices?

06 July 2015 in Home Tech

Back in February, Optus dropped its unlimited broadband bundles to $90 per month, but its new July unlimited broadband bundles…

Digital Pacific acquires fellow web-hosting company Crucial

06 July 2015 in Web Hosting

Web hosting provider Digital Pacific has acquired another hosting provider, Crucial.

Supreme Court rejects Google appeal in Oracle Java case

06 July 2015 in Technology Regulation

Google's bid to appeal the verdict in its case against Oracle over Java has failed, with the US Supreme Court…

Reserve Bank in call for major systems upgrade

06 July 2015 in Technology Tenders

The Reserve Bank of Australia has called for Expressions of Interest (EoIs) for a new software-based core banking system.

Windows 10 Build 10162 brings Microsoft closer to 1 billion devices

06 July 2015 in Home Tech

With the July 29 deadline for Windows 10 drawing ever closer, Microsoft released three updated Windows 10 builds last week…

Optus rolls over, offers data rollover on pre-paid

03 July 2015 in Mobility

Earlier this year Optus subsidiary Virgin Mobile rolled over and offered data rollover, which it advertises heavily, and now Optus…

Capgemini completes IGATE acquisition

03 July 2015 in Outsourcing

European consulting, technology and outsourcing services provider Capgemini has completed its acquisition of US-based IT services company IGATE Corporation.

North America runs out of IPv4 addresses

02 July 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

ARIN, the regional internet registry for North America, is no longer able to meet requests for IPv4 addresses.

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MySquar lists in London

06 July 2015 in Listed Tech

Myanmar social media and gaming operator MySquar has listed on London's Alternative Investment Market, according to shareholder Yonder and Beyond.

Symantec to split into two publicly traded companies

06 July 2015 in Security

Symantec will this year launch two separate organisations each focusing on what they do best. Symantec/Norton products will be security…

Review: Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt

04 July 2015 in Games

Oh hello world, I have only just poked my head up to great the real-world after being immersed in the…

PureCloud Engage engages local businesses and their customers

03 July 2015 in Cloud

Interactive Intelligence's new PureCloud Engage customer engagement cloud service is now available in Australia and New Zealand.

UXC Oxygen appoints new head of customer engagement practice

03 July 2015 in People Moves

SAP and cloud solutions company, UXC Oxygen, has appointed Craig Stevenson as Head of Sales for its customer engagement practice.

Latest acquisition part of PayPal’s post-eBay expansion strategy

03 July 2015 in Strategy

PayPal’s recent acquisition of P2P remittance provider Xoom is part of its post-eBay global strategy to expand its payment capabilities…

Android ransomware increasing in Australia: Bitdefender

03 July 2015 in Mobility

Security vendor Bitdefender has warned of an upswing in the incidence of Android ransomware in Australia.

Brightcove’s bright future for New Zealand’s HbbTV FreeviewPlus

03 July 2015 in Entertainment

One of Brightcove’s bright ideas has been the development of a cloud-based HbbTV solution, with its technology powering HbbTV in…

ABC gives 9.5 million records to GovHack

02 July 2015 in Data

The ABC will supply over 9.5 million records as part of its sponsorship of GovHack, Australia’s annual open data competition.

Iridium partners with Beam Communications for Australian market

02 July 2015 in Resellers

Australian satellite communications equipment provider Beam Communications has been appointed an official service provider for the US-based global satellite voice…

Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service Blu-ray and Digital HD

02 July 2015 in Entertainment

Part KickAss, part James Bond and part music video clip, Kingsman: the Secret Service has been released for the home…

Hills secures deal with Foxtel

02 July 2015 in Deals

Satellite systems and equipment provider Hills has sealed a deal to continue to supply satellite dishes and consumables to entertainment…

Landesk brings WinMagic SecureDoc into the fold

02 July 2015 in Security

IT management specialist Landesk has announced the integration of WinMagic's SecureDoc encryption product with Landesk Managment Suite.

Janes takes the chair at Certus

02 July 2015 in People Moves

Systems integrator Certus Solutions has appointed Trevor Janes as its chair.

Fujitsu claims storage lead with Eternus DX

02 July 2015 in Storage

Fujitsu's latest Eternus DX enterprise storage systems are the most scalable and powerful in the world, according to the company.

Recruitment drive pays off claims Oracle

02 July 2015 in Recruitment

Oracle's campaign to hire 1,000 salespeople is already paying dividends, the company claims.

SA Government picks iiNet for cloud

02 July 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Three South Australian Government departments have signed up for the SA gCloud service operated by iiNet.

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