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Australia’s The Block Ledger a winner in Alibaba Entrepreneurs/HSBC ‘jumpstarter’ pitch competition

27 February 2020 in Strategy

Australian startup The Block Ledger is one of the top five winners of the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund/HSBC JUMPSTARTER 2020 Global…

Business email compromise Australia’s ‘most prevalent’ security threat

27 February 2020 in Security

Business email compromise (BEC) was the most prevalent security threat in Australia in 2019, accounting for 23.6% of global attempts…

Nokia launches 4G, 5G new radio slicing

27 February 2020 in Market

Nokia has launched new end-to-end slicing network functionality for 4G and 5G New Radio (NR) which it says will support…

Financial sector companies lead market on hybrid cloud deployments

26 February 2020 in Cloud

The financial sector outpaces all other industries in hybrid cloud deployments – hosting workloads in both private and public cloud…

Online payment fraud losses predicted to exceed US$200 billion

26 February 2020 in Security

Global online payment fraud is predicted to cause losses exceeding US$200 billion over the next five years, driven by the…

Competition issues in 5G spectrum allocation under ACCC scrutiny

26 February 2020 in Technology Regulation

Competition issues with the upcoming 5G spectrum allocation process are under the spotlight from Australia’s competition regulator, the ACCC, which…

Firefox moves to encrypted DNS for US users by default

26 February 2020 in Open Source

The Mozilla Foundation has begun rolling out encrypted DNS over HTTPS for its Firefox browser by default for users in…

CenturyLink eyes major Australian expansion

26 February 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

US networking giant CenturyLink is greatly expanding its operations in Asia-Pacific, which will include a substantially increased presence in Australia.

Smartphones dominate the ‘digital experience’ research reveals

25 February 2020 in Market

Australian consumers have traditionally been early adopters of new technologies and at the end of 2019 several key milestones were…

Coronavirus affects one in six Australian businesses

25 February 2020 in Health

One in six Australian businesses are affected by the coronavirus outbreak, with the Government decision stopping all direct commercial flights…

Macquarie Telecom inks deal with Bond University

25 February 2020 in Deals

Macquarie Telecom has signed a new deal with Bond University to provide data and voice services, aimed at enabling the…

MGM Wireless secures $1.3 million schools communication contract for WA schools

25 February 2020 in Deals

MGM Wireless, the maker of the Spacetalk all in one children’s smartphone, watch and GPS device, has been awarded a…

Employers struggle to fill skills gaps from within their business

25 February 2020 in Enterprise Staff

Concerns over the growing digital skills gap in Australia’s workforce have been revealed in a new study that found that…

Australian fintech investment hits ‘record’ $2.9 billion in 2019

25 February 2020 in Market

Investment in Australia’s fintech sector smashed previous records in 2019, increasing by 252% to $2.9 billion, according to the bi-annual…

MNF trumpets ‘solid’ results for half year with revenue, profit increases

25 February 2020 in Listed Tech

Communications provider MNF Group is trumpeting “solid results” for the six months to the end of December 2019 with net…

Global PC market forecast to fall by 3.4% from impact of Coronavirus

25 February 2020 in Market

The global PC market is expected to fall by 3.4% in 2020, with PC shipments in the first quarter of…

Cisco's SecureX platform delivers an integrated cloud-based security console

25 February 2020 in Security

By combining global analytics with local monitoring, Cisco delivers visibility and workflows to manage the modern security landscape.

Equinix opens fourth Melbourne data centre

25 February 2020 in Data Centres

Data centre operator Equinix has opened its fourth International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in Melbourne to support the city’s…

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DXC Technology Advances Deployments of Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality Technologies for Enterprises in the Connected, Digital Workplace

27 February 2020 in Listed Tech

VENDOR PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) today highlighted how it is helping enterprises accelerate the adoption of augmented reality…

Tableau adds requested features

27 February 2020 in Business Software

Tableau 2020.1, the latest release of the analytics software, includes features requested by users via the Tableau community forums.

Evergen takes two for tech roles

26 February 2020 in People Moves

Renewable energy systems and software provider Evergen has hired Lucy Carpinelli as a solution architect and Emad Nashed as a…

Australian company develops technology solution to help address ‘rampant’ employee underpayment

26 February 2020 in Business Software

VENDOR PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: Australian technology start up NoahFace has today announced the general availability of its eponymous time and attendance…

Waterstons opens Sydney and Perth offices

26 February 2020 in Strategy

UK based consultancy Waterstons has set up shop in Australia.

Logitech division launches new Bluetooth speaker

26 February 2020 in Entertainment

Ultimate Ears, a division of computer peripherals maker Logitech, has released its latest portable Bluetooth speaker which is known as…

Epson launches scanner aimed at small business and home users

26 February 2020 in Hardware

Epson has launched a document scanner aimed at small business and home users, along with two software packages – Epson’s…

Coronavirus effect in EMEA PC market much less, says IDC

26 February 2020 in Hardware

Shipments of so-called traditional PCs in the Europe, Middle East and African markets in 2020 will be 72.2 million, a…

Charlie-1 looms as potential company maker for 88 Energy

25 February 2020 in Energy

GUEST CONTRIBUTION: Alaskan focused oil and gas group, 88 Energy Ltd (ASX:88E) provided a further update on Monday regarding the…

Extreme Networks appoints Stefan Compagnoni to Australia, NZ channel manager role

25 February 2020 in People Moves

Cloud services vendor Extreme Networks has appointed former Arrow ECS ANZ vendor relations manager, Stefan Compagnoni, to the role of…

BlackBerry Spark unifies endpoint security and management

25 February 2020 in Security

A new unified endpoint security (UES) layer for the BlackBerry Spark platform can work with BlackBerry unified endpoint management (UEM)…

realme launches flagship 5G model but not for Australia

25 February 2020 in Mobility

Chinese phone manufacturer realme has unveiled its first flagship smartphone, the X50 Pro 5G, during an online launch but will…

amaysim makes a return to profit in first half of FY20

25 February 2020 in Mobility

Mobile virtual network operator amaysim has reported a return to profit in the second half of the 2019-20 year, with…

Australian researchers 'unlock key' to cheaper high-tech telecom, medical diagnostic devices

24 February 2020 in Development

Researchers at the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (ACEx) say they will soon have a much…

Engineers Australia to focus on climate change at Sydney roundtable

24 February 2020 in Climate

Engineers Australia, the peak body of the engineering profession, will turn its focus to climate at a roundtable in Sydney…

Patrick Harding returns to Ping in new role

24 February 2020 in People Moves

Cloud security firm Ping Identity has appointed 20 year ICT industry veteran Patrick Harding as its new chief product architect.

NZ’s Hawkes Bay regional council deploys Nintex

24 February 2020 in Deals

New Zealand local government body Hawke’s Bay Regional Council (HBRC) is using a process platform from process management and automation…

Unisys puts up US$10,000 for capture the flag contest at RSA Conference

24 February 2020 in Security

Global IT firm Unisys Corporation has put up US$10,000 as a prize for anyone who can capture data and credentials…

'A lot of opportunity' for blockchain: Tibco exec

24 February 2020 in Business Software

There are plenty of ways blockchain technology can be applied in various industries, but careful consideration is required, according to…

Dell to sell RSA to private equity

24 February 2020 in Listed Tech

Dell has announced the sale of RSA to a consortium composed of Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board…

Senec expands Australian business, appoints new sales chief

24 February 2020 in People Moves

Energy and storage solutions vendor SENEC Australia has expanded its operations, opening an office in Sydney and appointing Patrick Duignan…

 

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