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Smaller NBN RSPs may be in trouble after October: claim

21 August 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Smaller retail service providers who are selling NBN connections may be forced out of business after October this year when…

San Diego man sues Google over Location History deception

21 August 2018 in Mobile devices

A resident of San Diego, California, has sued Google overs its deceptive practice of continuing to track users' locations even…

Commonwealth Bank says online services back to normal

21 August 2018 in Apps

Commonwealth Bank says logins to its online NetBank service and the CommBank app are back to normal on Tuesday, after…

Aussie tech companies optimistic on hiring plans

20 August 2018 in Recruitment

Australian technology companies are at the forefront, with other tech companies in the Asia Pacific region, with “aggressive” hiring plans…

VIDEO: NBN CO says 'older Australians are the fastest-growing online learners'

20 August 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co says that Australians connected to the network "are twice as likely to enrol in online learning courses" and…

Move towns to fixed line NBN: Aussie Broadband

20 August 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Retail service provder Aussie Broadband is calling on the Federal Government to fund changes to parts of the fixed wireless…

Availery launches to put SAP people and projects together, and plant trees too

19 August 2018 in Enterprise Solutions

SPONSORED NEWS Recruitment-tech startup Availery puts SAP experts and SAP projects in touch with each other, while also planting a…

US seeks Messenger data in case that could mirror one in Australia

18 August 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The US Government is going after Facebook in a bid to get the social media giant to break the encryption…

Profits hit a high as customer numbers climb to a million-plus for Kogan

17 August 2018 in Listed Tech

Online retailer Kogan has had a big jump in revenue and profits for the full year to 30 June, on…

NBN Co cost per premises shows little movement over a year

17 August 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Many statistics in the NBN Co's results for the full-year 2018, announced on Thursday, show an improvement, but one area…

China search engine plan creates 'moral crisis', say Google workers

17 August 2018 in Technology Regulation

Internal protests are growing at Google, with employees questioning the company's leaders over a move to launch a censored version…

Optus pours cold water on Telstra's '5G first' claims

17 August 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Singtel Optus, the second biggest telco in Australia by market share, has poured cold water on Telstra's claim that it…

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Need peak application performance on and off the dynamic sporting field?

21 August 2018 in Enterprise Solutions

How athletes perform under load during major sporting events is akin to how dynamically your applications perform under load during…

First Buccaneer satellite paves way for Australian small spacecraft development

21 August 2018 in Space

A satellite jointly developed by UNSW Canberra Space and Defence Science and Technology (DST) has been operating on-orbit successfully for…

Crims launch new phishing attack on NAB

21 August 2018 in Security

Criminals have again exploited the National Australia Bank brand in a new phishing fraud uncovered by security firm MailGuard.

Mediocre software does not serve Google well

21 August 2018 in Open Sauce

Google makes much of its artificial intelligence, lauding it as the best around. But when the company's much-vaunted technology cannot…

Emerging technologies will ‘blur lines’ between humans and machines: report

21 August 2018 in Market

Business and technology leaders are faced with rapidly accelerating technology innovation as emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence blur the lines…

New Windows ransomware being used in targeted campaigns

21 August 2018 in Security

Windows ransomware known as Ryuk has been used in a number of well-targeted campaigns over the last two weeks, encrypting…

NextDC appoints ex Vocus exec Gardner to head of product role

21 August 2018 in People Moves

Data centre provider NextDC has appointed former Vocus senior executive Adam Gardner as its new Head of Products as it…

SUSE, Microsoft team up for Azure-tuned Linux kernel

21 August 2018 in Cloud

Germany-based open source provider SUSE has collaborated with Microsoft to create a Linux kernel that is optimised for the Azure…

Alipay launches digital tax refund for Chinese visiting South Korea

21 August 2018 in Apps

Chinese mobile payment platform Alipay, in collaboration with tax refund agency Global Tax Free, has launched what it claims is…

Avaya signs five-year comms contract with Defence dept

21 August 2018 in Deals

Digital communications provider Avaya has secured a five-year deal to supply contact centre technology and provide services to the Australian…

Telstra's post-ZTE pre-paid smartphones arrive at last, courtesy Alcatel

20 August 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has launched three new "affordable smartphones" — the $99 Telstra Essential Plus, the $129 Alcatel 1X and the $199 Telstra…

Optus signs two-year deal with not-for-profit COPE

20 August 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s Centre of Perinatal Excellence is deploying Optus IT services and devices to help extend the reach of its digital…

auDA member files FoI request over alleged membership irregularities

20 August 2018 in Strategy

A member of auDA, the organisation that looks after the Australian domain namespace, has lodged a freedom of information request…

Anaplan partners with Mindfull to boost NZ expansion

20 August 2018 in Market

US-based connected planning solutions vendor Anaplan is accelerating its expansion in the New Zealand market with the appointment of business…

Ex-employee sues IT ousourcer HCL over alleged pro-Indian bias

20 August 2018 in Outsourcing

A former employee of Indian IT outsourcing company HCL has filed a suit, claiming that the firm discriminates against non-Indian…

Aussies show a preference for texting over phone calls: survey

20 August 2018 in Apps

Text messaging, rather than talking over the phone, is now preferred by many Australians, according to a new survey which…

Internet Australia changes AGM voting procedures

20 August 2018 in Strategy

Internet Australia, which claims to represent its members and not the industry, has changed its voting procedures ahead of its…

Google co-founder Brin denies knowledge of China project

20 August 2018 in Technology Regulation

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has claimed that he had no knowledge of a plan to build a censored search engine…

 

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