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Employers struggle with skills matching to meet demand: Index

26 September 2017 in Recruitment

There is a talent mismatch between the skills jobseekers possess and those employers want, according to a new report showing…

Researcher outlines way to exfiltrate Mac passwords

26 September 2017 in Security

Some of the gloss has been taken off Apple's release of its High Sierra update for macOS on Monday, with…

Apple climbs to US$184b to remain as world’s most valuable brand

26 September 2017 in Strategy

Apple and Google have topped the list as the world’s most valuable brands for the fifth consecutive year as the…

Cryptocurrency miner found on Showtime websites

26 September 2017 in Security

The Coinhive miner which mines for the Monero cryptocurrency was found on the websites of Showtime Networks on Saturday but…

Avast admits more errors in CCleaner malware analysis

26 September 2017 in Security

Czech cyber security company Avast has had to backtrack again on information that it has released so far about the…

Breach of Deloitte email system months ago comes to light

26 September 2017 in Security

Accountancy firm Deloitte has suffered a data breach that has resulted in the leaking of confidential emails and the plans…

Telstra seals deal as ASX global connectivity partner

25 September 2017 in Deals

Telstra has secured a deal with the Australian Stock Exchange as the connectivity partner for the ASX’s international network services.

Australia to launch its own Space Agency

25 September 2017 in Space

Australia is to establish its own space agency with the federal government set to announce plans for the agency as…

NBN Co lost $4.24b in full-year 2017

25 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has made a loss of $4.24 billion for the…

CommBank cuts ATM fees for all, other banks follow

24 September 2017 in Home Tech

Australia’s largest bank, and largest allegedly scandal-ridden bank, has declared ATM fees are dead, at long last, but will ALL…

Citrix pulls some NetScaler builds after 'issue' found

24 September 2017 in Security

An issue in firmware builds for Citrix's NetScaler ADC product has led to the company removing the 10.1, 10.5, 11.0,…

Google comes under renewed pressure over email warrant

24 September 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Google is coming under renewed pressure from the US Government in a case over its refusal to turn over email…

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IBM, Kyckr sign global content agreement

26 September 2017 in Deals

Australian-listed regulatory technology (regtech) company Kyckr has signed a content agreement with IBM New York for the use of Kyckr’s…

Weploy appoints former Silicon Valley recruiter

26 September 2017 in People Moves

Australian on-demand recruitment startup, Weploy has appointed former Silicon Valley recruiter Marissa Senzaki as Head of Talent Acquisition & Weployee…

Researchers benefit from CSIRO investment in one of world’s ‘most sophisticated’ satellites

26 September 2017 in Space

The CSIRO says it has secured access to one of the world's most sophisticated high-performance satellites, giving Australian scientists direct…

Crestron scores with Rooney as new national sales manager

26 September 2017 in People Moves

Control and automation technology company Crestron has appointed Trevor Rooney as national sales manager for residential markets.

UK’s Appetise raising capital for Australian market debut

26 September 2017 in Listed Tech

UK online marketplace for takeaway and delivery restaurants, Appetise, is preparing to enter the Australian market, opening a $4.8 million…

Why the ABC should steer clear of talking about the NBN

26 September 2017 in Open Sauce

The ABC is considered by many to be top dog when it comes to intelligent discourse on the more serious…

Macquarie Government accredited for ‘protected’ cloud services

26 September 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Macquarie Government, part of Macquarie Telecom, has secured accreditation as a "protected" cloud services provider to the federal government.

Red Hat on track to hit US$2b+ revenue for third year running

26 September 2017 in Open Source

Red Hat is on track to record a third year of US$2 billion-plus revenue, with results for the second quarter…

Hawaiki trans-Pacific cable system ready for deployment

26 September 2017 in Business Telecommunications

The deployment of the 14,000km Hawaiki trans-Pacific cable system has reached the point where it is in the final stages…

WhatsApp largely blocked in China: report

26 September 2017 in Technology Regulation

The popular messaging app WhatsApp appears to have been largely blocked in China, an American newspaper claims.

Image properties easily visible in new Vivaldi release

26 September 2017 in Apps

The company behind Vivaldi, a browser that is aimed at power users, has released version 1.12 with three new features,…

ANU, UNSW Canberra ink satellite, space services agreement

26 September 2017 in Space

With Australia about to embark on setting up its own space agency, the Australian National University’s (ANU) Research School of…

Innovation key to ride-sharing market growth: Juniper

25 September 2017 in Strategy

Innovation is driving the growth of the global ride-sharing industry with service providers and operators likely to pull in an…

Digital transformation business drives RIoT Solutions growth

25 September 2017 in Market

Brisbane-based industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and operation technology (OT) solutions provider RIoT Solutions is trumpeting significant growth on the…

No wind up: Wind Tre takes MATRIXX red pill, sees how deep digital commerce can go

25 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Top Italian telco Wind Tre, a merger of the previous Three Mobile and Wind brands, has more customers than people…

VIDEO Interview: Western Digital’s 64-layer 3D NAND, WDC Blue 3D and SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD

25 September 2017 in Home Tech

Western Digital still makes top-notch hard drives in ever larger capacities, and is now a true SSD competitor with its…

Intel goes extremely Extreme with Core i9 14, 16 and 18-core processors

25 September 2017 in Home Tech

If you feel an extreme need for speed, Intel is extremely keen to smash AMD’s “surp-ryzen” performance with its own…

Intel’s 8th-gen Core processor range for desktop and gaming arrives 5 October

25 September 2017 in Home Tech

Promising “premium performance” for its “best gaming processor ever”, featuring a “boost in frame rate rate ‘of up to’ 25%…