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Telstra’s Penn gets pay increase to $5m, union calls ignored

15 October 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra shareholders have voted to approve a salary increase for CEO Andy Penn, ignoring criticism from the union representing Telstra…

Germany snubs US over Huawei 5G ban

15 October 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies will not be excluded from the rollout of 5G in Germany, with the government…

Nokia, Hutchison 3 Indonesia complete first 5G end-to-end live network trial

14 October 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Nokia and mobile communication service provider Hutchison 3 Indonesia (3ID) have completed the first 5G end-to-end live network trial in…

NBN Co ‘welcomes’ ACCC inquiry into broadband pricing

14 October 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co, the operator of the National Broadband Network, says it welcomes any additional options the ACCC may identify through…

Menlo Security launches in Australia with $110 million funding round

14 October 2019 in Security

Global enterprise cloud security provider Menlo Security is launching into the Australian market following a $110 million (US$75 million) Series…

NAB to take cyber security, safety message to regions

14 October 2019 in Security

The National Australia Bank (NAB) is set to embark on a cyber safety and security roadshow aimed at drive education…

ACCC scrutinising affordability of basic NBN products

14 October 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The affordability for consumers of accessing basic broadband plans on offer from NBN Co is to come under scrutiny by…

Ireland’s Evros selects NZ for new global operations centre

14 October 2019 in Strategy

Irish IT managed services company Evros has chosen New Zealand for a new global operations centre it says will allow…

Ericsson, Brighter launch IoT solution for diabetes treatment

14 October 2019 in Health

Global tech giant Ericsson has partnered with fellow Swedish company - health-tech provider Brighter - to launch a complete IoT…

Healthy benefits for Blackmores with transformation of business with Microsoft

14 October 2019 in Deals

The Blackmores Group natural health products company is now reaping the rewards of an enterprise transformation of its business through…

Superloop, Comscentre partner on delivery of network, hosted and managed services

14 October 2019 in Networking

Australian-listed fibre networks provider Superloop has entered into a strategic partnership with enterprise-grade network and collaboration solutions company Comscentre to…

Global PC market achieves record growth: analyst

11 October 2019 in Market

The global PC market, inclusive of desktops, notebooks and workstations, grew 4.7% in the third quarter of this year to…

Spotlight on missing persons in national hackathon

11 October 2019 in Strategy

The AustCyber Canberra Cyber Security Innovation Node has partnered with the Australian Federal Police, the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre…

Internet Australia lambasts Australian Government over Facebook encryption letter

11 October 2019 in Security

Lobby group Internet Australia has told the Australian Government it is “deeply concerned” over its request to Facebook to halt…

Fast-growing companies face cyber security challenges, vulnerabilities

11 October 2019 in Security

Fast-growing companies face security challenges in overwhelmed HR departments, with a myriad of challenges that didn’t affect them as much…

Wasted time negatively impacts workplace productivity, customer service: survey

11 October 2019 in Enterprise Staff

The quality of customer service delivered by Australian professionals is being impacted by an average of two hours of wasted…

Cyber security training lags speed of threat landscape changes: claim

10 October 2019 in Education

The nature and speed of cybercrime means the threat landscape changes quicker than educational institutions can keep up with delivery…

Huawei, Sunrise say smartphone test delivers 5G speeds

10 October 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Swiss 5G operator Sunrise and Huawei say they have achieved a top speed of 3.67Gbps downlink with multiple 5G smartphones…

Breaking IT News

88 Energy on Target for North Alaska Drill Campaign

15 October 2019 in Energy

SPONSORED NEWS: 88 Energy Limited (ASX: 88E) provides the following update related to the upcoming drilling of the Charlie-1 appraisal…

Swinburne, IBM team up to deliver AI study course

15 October 2019 in Education

Swinburne University has partnered with IBM Research Australia to deliver a unit on artificial intelligence (AI) as part of Australia’s…

Review: Aspera Mobile Jazz 2

15 October 2019 in Mobile devices

This budget mobile hits a spot, even though 'premium' buyers are likely to turn up their noses.

Foxtel continues New Experience rollout

15 October 2019 in Entertainment

Broadcaster Foxtel has confirmed the recently released New Foxtel Experience has completed its roll out to iQ4 set top boxes,…

Optus boosts mobile coverage for Shoalhaven region

15 October 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Mobile phone coverage in the city of Shoalhaven in NSW has been boosted with new mobile towers switched on by…

Kleos Space establishes subsidiary to facilitate US market entry

15 October 2019 in Space

Australian-listed Kleos Space has entered the US market with a wholly-owned US subsidiary to integrate and sell its maritime intelligence…

Global online streaming music revenue crossed US$11b mark in 1H2019

15 October 2019 in Entertainment

Revenue from global online music streaming services crossed the US$11 billion mark in the first half of 2019, the technology…

Road safety concerns prompt Deliveroo Rider Advisory Panel

15 October 2019 in Market

Online food delivery service Deliveroo has established a rider advisory panel in response to road safety concerns by many of…

Sydney tech start-up partners with HP to deliver VR solutions

15 October 2019 in Business Software

Sydney tech start-up Devika has been accepted as an official partner and approved software vendor by HP Australia for the…

Elixir Energy commences its 2019 drilling campaign

14 October 2019 in Energy

SPONSORED NEWS: Elixir Energy Limited (ASX: EXR) announces the commencement of its 2019 drilling campaign with the spud of the…

Japan’s mobile data, pay-TV services market set for growth: analyst

14 October 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Total telecom and pay-TV services revenue in Japan is set to grow at a moderate compound annual growth rate (CAGR)…

BlackBerry consulting and products spreading in Australia

14 October 2019 in Security

"We do the full gamut [of security]," BlackBerry ANZ managing director David Nicol told iTWire, with a deep specialisation in…

Optus introduces 24/7 digital messaging service

14 October 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Optus has introduced a digital messaging service for customers that allows them to interact with the telco via a 24/7…

Craig Lennard joins Empired executive team

14 October 2019 in People Moves

IT services provider Empired has appointed senior ICT industry executive Craig Lennard as executive general manager – Eastern Region.

Court throws out ACCC case against TPG over pre-payments

14 October 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The Federal Court has thrown out a case filed by the Australian consumer watchdog claiming that telco TPG Telecom had…

ACS members join to fight bid against corporatisation

14 October 2019 in Strategy

A number of senior members of the Australian Computer Society have banded together to oppose what they say is a…

EFA queries why facial recognition inquiry hearing scrapped

14 October 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has expressed concern over cancellation of a public hearing into the proposed national facial…

Adelaide uni and Pearson to offer courses online

14 October 2019 in Education

The University of Adelaide will on Monday launch a five-year partnership with learning company Pearson to offer courses online, starting…

Red Hat sacks CFO for violating workplace standards

14 October 2019 in Strategy

IBM-owned open source vendor Red Hat has sacked its chief financial officer Eric Shander over what the company has described…

Windows ransomware: when will people in charge ever learn?

11 October 2019 in Open Sauce

Nine days ago, the Victorian Government announced that it would be providing $200,000 for a program to help Microsoft train…

ANU gets grant for research into optical technologies

11 October 2019 in Development

The Australian National University has been given a grant of $34.9 million by the Federal Government to set up the…


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