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Norwegian firm attack likely through Microsoft Active Directory: claim

22 March 2019 in Security

The Windows network at the Norwegian aluminium maker Norsk Hydro was probably infiltrated by attackers who planted the LockerGoga ransomware…

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords in plain text

22 March 2019 in Security

Social media giant Facebook has admitted that it has been storing user passwords in plain text, with the company saying…

The slippery slope of censorship just got more slippery

21 March 2019 in Beerfiles

The aftermath of the horrific mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week has unfortunately delivered exactly what the mentally…

EU hits Google with fine for abuse of AdSense service

21 March 2019 in Technology Regulation

The European Commission has hit search giant Google with a third fine, related to abuse of its AdSense advertising service,…

ACCC sets 9 May as decision day for TPG-Vodafone merger

21 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it will hand down its final decision on the proposed merger…

Long awaited iMac update disappoints

20 March 2019 in Core Dump

Like plenty of other people, I've held off buying an iMac until new models were announced, but I can't get…

US says British testing of Huawei gear inadequate

20 March 2019 in Government Tech Policy

US Government officials have warned that the way Britain is going about building its 5G networks could be a threat…

Only politicians get exemption from encryption law

20 March 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The Federal Government's encryption law spreads its net far and wide in society, but exempts one class of person —…

Atlassian to acquire AgileCraft

19 March 2019 in Listed Tech

Collaboration and productivity vendor Atlassian has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Texas-based enterprise agile planning software provider AgileCraft.

Irish companies boost Australian investment with $10 million in new contracts

19 March 2019 in Strategy

More than $10 million in new contracts in Australia have been announced as part of a trade mission from Ireland,…

TPG profit smashed by mobile network cancellation

19 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Telecommunications provider TPG Telecom has announced a reported net profit after tax of $46.9 million for the first half of…

Apple launches new iPad mini at last, and new iPad Air, both with A12 CPU and Pencil compatibility

19 March 2019 in Home Tech

A new 10.5-inch iPad Air and a new 7.9-inch iPad mini have arrived, both with Apple Pencil support, advanced Retina…

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How CIOs can resolve emerging multi-cloud issues

22 March 2019 in Cloud

SPONSORED NEWS CIOs have faced many different challenges over the past few decades, but cloud migration and digital transformation lend…

Want e-bills from Manningham Council? Say yes to this 2467-word agreement

22 March 2019 in Open Sauce

Companies switched to sending bills in digital form to their customers a good many years back, but Victoria's Manningham Council…

Telstra wins rights to Belong trademark after court case

22 March 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Australia's biggest telco Telstra has prevailed in a Federal Court trademark case against an energy firm known as Belong Energy…

Veritas appoints industry veteran Forsythe as marketing chief

22 March 2019 in People Moves

Data protection and software-defined storage vendor Veritas Technologies has appointed 25-year marketing veteran Tim Forsythe as chief marketing officer.

SUSE contrasts proprietary VMware with its open-source offering

22 March 2019 in Open Source

Open source company SUSE has taken a pot-shot at cloud infrastructure and business mobility vendor VMware, contrasting the latter's proprietary,…

TIO sets up small business team

22 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman is no fool – it's setting up a specialist team to handle small business complaints, effective…

CEOs will take hit for cyber security incidents: study

22 March 2019 in Security

Chief executives of companies which experience security incidents are more likely to lose their jobs than the chief information officers…

Australian women say gender diversity in tech sector not a priority

22 March 2019 in Strategy

Only half of Australian women currently working in tech globally feel that the tech industry today is prioritising gender diversity,…

Online job ads down in all states except Tassie, WA

22 March 2019 in Recruitment

Jobs advertisements on the online site SEEK fell by 3.6% in February compared to the corresponding figure a year ago,…

Child porn block if it violates acceptable use policy: Akamai

22 March 2019 in Technology Regulation

American content delivery network and cloud service provider Akamai says it would immediately block access to offensive content like child…

LibreOffice releases point version to fix bugs

22 March 2019 in Open Source

A point release of the free office suite, LibreOffice, is aimed at power users and early adopters, the Document Foundation,…

Ericsson wins 5G commercial deal with South Korean telco KT

22 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

South Korean telco KT — formerly known as Korea Telecom — has awarded Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson a 5G…

New rules proposed for telecoms customer premises cabling, wiring

22 March 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Proposed new rules for telecommunications customer premises cabling products and wiring have been released for public consultation by the communications…

Curtin Uni joins with French institute on defence research partnership

22 March 2019 in Strategy

PhD students from Curtin University in Western Australia will travel to France to collaborate on defence research under a partnership…

Sage moves HandiSoft to the cloud

21 March 2019 in Accounting Software

Accounting software provider Sage is preparing to release a cloud version of its HandiSoft practice management software, along with an…

Deliveroo partners with Doshii to streamline order processing

21 March 2019 in Deals

Online food delivery and ordering business Deliveroo is partnering with Melbourne-based hospitality and retail API platform Doshii in a move…

Australians big users of buy-now, pay-later payment services: report

21 March 2019 in Market

In the 12 months to January 2019, more than 1.5 million Australians used one of the latest "buy-now, pay-later" digital…

Mobile blackpots in Victoria to be alleviated

21 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Victoria is set to get improved mobile coverage and more reliable communications under Round 4 of the Federal Government’s mobile…

 

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