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TasmaNet delivers NBN broadband to Hobart college

11 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Tasmanian communications and cloud services provider TasmaNet has completed a deal to deliver superfast broadband using new NBN Enterprise Ethernet…

Ransomware still dominates the global threat landscape

11 December 2018 in Security

Ransomware attacks continues as the main world’s main security threat and the most profitable form of malware, but a new…

Google+ closure brought forward after more data leaks

11 December 2018 in Security

Google has advanced the date for shutting down its Google+ social network from August 2019 to April 2019, after discovering…

Why I'm not buying online this Christmas

10 December 2018 in Core Dump

Online shopping? Bah, humbug!

Optus prepares for 5G expansion with spectrum acquisition

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s second largest telco Optus has acquired new regional licences for its customers in the 3.6 GHz spectrum band, earmarking…

Penn says Telstra set to lead in 5G capabilities

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Securing between 30-80 MHz nation-wide in the 3.6 GHz spectrum will ensure that Telstra plays the leading tole in bring…

$10.7b to go on online, in-store Xmas spending spree: survey

10 December 2018 in Market

Australians are expected to spend $10.7 billion this Christmas, an average of $573 each, according to a new survey which…

Vodafone says spectrum buy boost to 5G preparations

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta says the company's "significant spectrum investment", along with TPG Telecom, has delivered one…

NBN Co looks to earnings from businesses to avoid write-down

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, plans to create new plans for businesses in order…

ACCC suggests body to curb excesses of Google, Facebook

10 December 2018 in Market

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has suggested that a regulatory entity which can investigate and curb the influence of…

Encryption laws sought to right the balance between spies and tech

07 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

ANALYSIS The Australian encryption laws were devised for one reason: so that spy agencies could get back on an equal…

Arrest of Huawei CFO a dangerous precedent and threat to global trade

07 December 2018 in Market

COMMENT: The arrest of the CFO of Huawei Technologies Meng Wanzhou in Canada for the alleged violation of the company…

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VIDEO Interview: Weebit Nano CEO Coby Hanoch talks next-gen memory tech

11 December 2018 in Development

Technology is always improving, sometimes evolutionarily, sometimes revolutionarily, with the next quantum leap in memory said to be ReRAM, or…

OPPO to become a Melbourne Star

11 December 2018 in Development

OPPO has officially become the co-major and official smartphone brand of the Melbourne Stars, with the two set to "develop…

Tips for startups from a Silicon Valley CEO

11 December 2018 in Strategy

Managed data platform provider Instaclustr's CEO Peter Nichol has this advice for Australian tech startups.

Warning: Beware of holiday season scams

11 December 2018 in Security

Australians have been warned of a raft of holiday season scams including scammers setting up online shopping scams and phony…

Linux malware: is it so hard to get it right?

11 December 2018 in Open Sauce

Once again, so-called security researchers and tech writers have combined to provide misinformation about trojanised SSH scripts which can be…

Banking software provider appoints sales chief for Asia-Pac

11 December 2018 in People Moves

Swiss banking software provider Temenos has appointed industry veteran Craig Bennett as the head of sales in the Asia-Pacific region,…

Encrypted apps can leak info through session hijacking: Cisco's Talos Group

11 December 2018 in Security

Secure messaging applications that offer end-to-end encryption — like Telegram, WhatsApp and Signal — can leak users' confidential information through…

PrimeQ becomes part of Accenture

11 December 2018 in Enterprise Cloud

Professional services company Accenture has acquired Oracle SaaS Cloud implementation service provider PrimeQ.

Apple to appeal ban on some iPhone models in China

11 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

Apple has said it would appeal a court verdict in China that imposes a ban on the import and sale…

Researchers find gene in mice that could help stop obesity

11 December 2018 in Health

An team of international researchers has found that removal of a single gene in mice can lead to a situation…

Nextcloud adds social app in new release

11 December 2018 in Cloud

File sync and share solution company Nextcloud has added a social app in its latest release, version 15, with the…

VIDEOS: UPRIGHT GO has your back – literally

10 December 2018 in Home Tech

If you suffer from poor posture, then a little tingle may be all you need to vibrate your back back…

The Journey to Click & Collect Efficiency this Festive Season

10 December 2018 in Market

SPONSORED NEWS. It’s that time of year again, Christmas is just around the corner and retailers are in a race…

Rethink cloud security attitudes, says CISO

10 December 2018 in Security

Security professionals should educate themselves more about cloud security, REA Group chief information security officer Craig Templeton has told iTWire.

Navigating the Mobility Maze with Android

10 December 2018 in Mobility

SPONSORED NEWS. With the revolution in workforce mobility, the idea of having a single workplace is rapidly disappearing. Today, more…

DiDi reduces fares by 10%, gives driver-partners more

10 December 2018 in Home Tech

Stating it is "shaking up the Australian rideshare market", Didi says its new "standard pricing in Melbourne" reduces fares by…

RxMx picks InterSystems Iris for Health

10 December 2018 in Strategy

Sydney-based medical technology company RxMx is adopting the InterSystems Iris for Health data platform.

NZ’s Tait sells share of global business to Japanese company

10 December 2018 in Deals

New Zealand-based communications solutions provider Tait Communications has sold a minority share in its global subsidiary Tait International to Japanese…

 

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