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Patton accuses Morrow of defaming him, IA ‘under privilege’ in Senate Estimates

25 May 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia executive director Laurie Patton claims NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow used the cloak of parliamentary privilege to make…

Tassie set to have state-wide IoT coverage

25 May 2017 in Internet of Things

Tasmania expects to be the first state to become IoT-ready with 95% of the population set to be covered by…

Microsoft bows to China's wishes on Windows 10 version

25 May 2017 in Business Software

Microsoft has released what it calls Windows 10 China Government Edition, a version of the operating system that has been…

Shadow Brokers taking aim at govt hackers: report

25 May 2017 in Security

Members and ex-members of the NSA's hacking team are now being targeted by the Shadow Brokers group which leaked a…

Jobs boost of 40K for Australia’s ICT sector, but big task to keep up pace

24 May 2017 in Enterprise Staff

Newly published figures show that 40,000 jobs were created in Australia’s ICT sector in the two years between 2015 and…

Unlicensed software use costs Aussie companies $65K in damages

24 May 2017 in Business Software

Software industry advocacy group BSA The Software Alliance has settled four cases of unlicensed software use across Australia with $65,500…

Huawei edging closer to Apple in smartphone sales, Samsung losing share

24 May 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Huawei is rapidly building marketshare in the global smartphone market selling 34 million handsets in the…

Eugene Kaspersky – cyber warrior and non-smartphone user

24 May 2017 in ShawThing

Eugene Kaspersky is one of the few cyber warriors to still run a company that bears his name. Long gone…

Researchers break Galaxy S8 iris recognition system

24 May 2017 in Security

Researchers from the Chaos Computer Club say they have successfully defeated the iris recognition system on the recently released Samsung…

Breaking IT News

Xref drives global plans with iCMS integration

25 May 2017 in Recruitment

Xref has integrated its human resource platform as a service with US-based cloud-based recruiting software provider iCMS.

Xero integrates BPAY to speed up payments for small business

25 May 2017 in Accounting Software

Accounting software company Xero has integrated a new payment option on its platform, allowing small businesses to accept payments on…

Slingshot launches new venture to connect corporates with startups

25 May 2017 in Strategy

Slingshot, which develops and manages corporate accelerator programs, claims major corporate businesses have signed up as founding members of its…

Inmarsat brings in-flight Wi-Fi to Boeing jet customers

25 May 2017 in Wi-Fi

Inmarsat’s next-generation Jet ConneX inflight Wi-fi service is now available to Boeing business jet customers using the Lufthansa Technik two-in-one…

Ooyala uses Azure to help video metadata generation

25 May 2017 in Business Software

Ooyala's Integrated Video Platform (IVP) is designed to reduce the cost and maximise the revenue when publishing video content.

API management in the real world

25 May 2017 in Business Software

Apps (applications) rely on APIs (Application Program Interfaces) to talk to one and another, or perhaps initiate a search, transfer…

Identity is core to digital experience

25 May 2017 in Security

Being able to identify employees and customers is not only necessary for security reasons, it is central to providing good…

Ten must have security apps for Android

25 May 2017 in Apps

Google’s Android may be getting safer for those lucky enough to have Nougat 7.x but for the rest there are…

New guide covers automated vehicle trials

25 May 2017 in Strategy

National guidelines for trials of automated vehicles have been launched to support state and territory road agencies in providing exemptions…

Bill Morrow: him with his foot in his mouth

25 May 2017 in Open Sauce

The head of the NBN Co, Bill Morrow, appears to be a trifle confused about what speeds the network he…

Newton to depart Samsung Australia

25 May 2017 in People Moves

Philip Newton, the affable, approachable, and astute Corporate Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer will depart Samsung Australia on 9…

Bosch announces tech to cut down on motorcycle accidents

25 May 2017 in Automotive

The Germany company Bosch has announced the release of technology that can potentially cut down on the number of road…

'It’s a Sony' to go upmarket

25 May 2017 in ShawThing

Sony has announced it will focus its smartphone efforts on the premium mid-range and flagship arena where it can add…

Security firms marching to the political beat

25 May 2017 in Open Sauce

Cyber security firms appear to be tailoring their research to help one side of politics or the other in pursuit…

ACCC announces upcoming tender for broadband monitoring testers

25 May 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has signalled a May launch for a request for tenders from testers of its…

Optus uses Broadsoft’s cloud for SME customers

25 May 2017 in Deals

Global unified communications provider BroadSoft has landed its first Australian customer for its BroadCloud managed cloud platform, with telco Optus…

Melbourne Health deploys OnBase by Hyland for records digitisation

24 May 2017 in Deals

Melbourne Health has digitised its health record and data in advance of a future electronic medical record (EMR) system tender…

Vaya: 10GB for $36, 4GB for $26, with talk, text to national numbers

24 May 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Whether you need a lot of data with unlimited talk and text to national numbers, or 4GB data at almost…

KPMG, Cisco partner on smart cities services platform

24 May 2017 in Strategy

Professional services firm KPMG Australia and Cisco have formed an alliance to deliver smart city initiatives in Australia with the…

Going digital without disruption (interview)

24 May 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

Recent research from Accenture Strategy has revealed that digital transformation has not delivered the growth that many anticipated, the company's…

Aussies, especially millennials, prefer bots for simple transactions: claim

24 May 2017 in Apps

New research on over 5000 global consumers shows overwhelming support for the use of chatbots for simple tasks – they…

HP uses Cannes for new notebooks and the return of the Wolf

24 May 2017 in Home Tech

HP has used its long-term support of the movie industry to unveil new models of the Spectre x2, the Envy…

Australian games industry desperate for funding air

24 May 2017 in Radioactive IT

Things move fast in both the tech world and politics. Once the darling of the political landscape, it seems the…

Microsoft drops number from new Surface Pro range

24 May 2017 in Home Tech

No, it is not the Surface Pro 5 – just the next generation of the Surface Pro. For convenience let’s…






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