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IT to become 2nd biggest ASX sector says AIIA

16 December 2019 in Listed Tech

The chief of the Australian Informational Industry Association (AIIA) Ron Gauci expects IT to become the second biggest ASX sector…

Victorian Electoral Commission to deploy Microsoft cloud to ‘streamline’ voting process

16 December 2019 in Deals

The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) is deploying Microsoft’s three cloud solution to streamline the State’s voting processes.

ANZ Bank, Telstra under attack from scammers

16 December 2019 in Security

ANZ Banking Group customers are the target of the most recent email phishing scam being blocked by security vendor MailGuard…

Neobank Volt sets ‘no catches’ interest rate of 2.15% on savings

16 December 2019 in Market

Branchless digital bank Volt Bank says it has started “onboarding” a selection of early-adopter customers from its 40,000 waitlist, while…

Tsunami of Windows ransomware attacks hit US public sector bodies

16 December 2019 in Security

A veritable tsunami of ransomware attacks hit Windows systems in the US public sector in 2019, with at last 948…

Govt announces $9m to quell health fears over telco networks

16 December 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The Federal Government has announced a sum of $9 million to build public confidence in the safety of telecommunications networks,…

Victorian pilot plant involved in project to deliver ‘clean hydrogen’ to Japan

16 December 2019 in Energy

Australian carbon capture and storage research organisation CO2CRC has delivered the first major component of a hydrogen refining plant to…

Quarterly rise in zero day malware detections

16 December 2019 in Security

There has been a major rise in zero day malware detections, increasing use of Microsoft Office exploits and legitimate penetration…

Dutton slams 'morally bankrupt' Zuckerberg, Cook over encryption

13 December 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has slammed the chief executives of Facebook and Apple, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook respectively,…

Government condemned for ‘disgraceful attack’ on free speech over digital platforms inquiry

12 December 2019 in Business Telecommunications

The Australian Government has come under fire from the Institute of Public Affairs over its response to the digital platforms…

Government response to Digital Platforms Inquiry gets thumbs up from ACCC

12 December 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to the adoption of key recommendations from its…

Govt to provide $26.9m for ACCC to monitor digital platforms

12 December 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The Federal Government will provide $26.9 million for the Australian competition watchdog to keep an eye on competition issues arising…

Cisco unveils new hardware for what it calls 'Internet of the future'

12 December 2019 in Networking

Networking giant Cisco has unveiled a single processor architecture to be used both for network routing and swithcing equipment, claiming…

$15 million fund launched to address solar panel end-of-life issues

12 December 2019 in Energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has established a $15 million fund to support research that aims to address end-of-life…

Germany's Telefónica signs 5G antenna deal with Huawei

12 December 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has secured a deal with German telco Telefónica SA, one of the three major…

Aussie Broadband says plans ‘shake-up’, will reduce customer plan costs

12 December 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Broadband retail service provider Aussie Broadband says it is udertaking a “shakeup” of its broadband plans in a move which…

Proposed reforms will ‘strengthen’ online safety for Australians, says Government

11 December 2019 in Security

Reform plans designed to strengthen the online safety of Australians are under consideration by the Federal Government, with the Government…

Snap Send Solve pinged by ACCC

11 December 2019 in Strategy

Melbourne-based app developer Snap Send Solve has paid $12,600 to settle an infringement notice issued by the Australian Competition and…

Breaking IT News

Electric vehicle sales fell 8% globally in 3Q: Counterpoint

16 December 2019 in Automotive

Global sales of electric passenger vehicles fell by 8% year-on-year during the third quarter of 2019, the technology research firm…

SailPoint appoints Craig Morrison as ANZ channel chief

16 December 2019 in People Moves

Enterprise identity governance company SailPoint has announced the appointment of 20-year IT sales and distribution veteran Craig Morrison as channel…

CenturyLink increase content delivery network capacity to meet APAC ‘growing demand’

16 December 2019 in Market

US communications provider CenturyLink says it has strengthened its content delivery network (CDN) service capabilities in 11 cities across Asia…

UBank exec Hatton joining Suncorp as head of banking, wealth division

16 December 2019 in People Moves

Former UBank executive responsible for the growth and expansion of the bank’s online products and services, Lee Hatton, has been…

Epicon acquires Service Potential

13 December 2019 in Strategy

Australian enterprise IT management provider Epicon has acquired ServiceNow partner Service Potential as it moves to expand services across the…

Technology changing way companies do business, says recruiter

13 December 2019 in Recruitment

Rapid advances in technology are changing the way companies in Australia and worldwide do business and to remain competitive globally…

PAX Technology set to enter Australian market with Android payment terminals

13 December 2019 in Market

Chinese-based global payment terminals giant PAX Technology is launching its Android products into the Australian market next year.

OPPO to launch latest flagship device in first quarter of 2020

13 December 2019 in Mobility

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO will launch its latest flagship device, Find X2, in the first quarter of 2020.

Brisbane’s Bidhive tackles global tender market

13 December 2019 in Market

Brisbane-based bid management solutions provider Bidhive says it has tapped into the increasing global competition for tenders, securing several contracts…

NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node launches talent development initiative

13 December 2019 in Security

The NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node (NSWCSIN) has launched a “unique” cybersecurity talent development initiative - the Cyber Security Talent…

Is Interconnection the Key to Unlocking the Future of Payments in Australia

12 December 2019 in Market

Mary McHale, Financial Services Director, Equinix Asia-Pacific GUEST OPINION: SPONSORED NEWS. The emergence and increasing adoption introduction of new digital…

Deakin Uni gets cyber security specialist course accreditation

12 December 2019 in Education

Deakin University will be the first university in Australia to offer a fully accredited cyber security qualification, under Australia’s first…

Nutanix, Red Education ink training deal

12 December 2019 in Deals

Global enterprise cloud vendor Nutanix has signed an agreement with IT specialist training and professional services company Red Education in…

VOLTE users predicted to soar to 5 billion by 2024

12 December 2019 in Market

The global number of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) users will approach 5 billion by 2024, rising from 2 billion in…

Rare CBD hemp strain found

11 December 2019 in Listed Tech

SPONSORED NEWS: BPH Energy Limited (ASX:BPH) investee Patagonia Genetics has acquired the rights to a recently discovered and rare high…

Creso Pharma launch medicinal cannabis product into Africa

11 December 2019 in Health

SPONSORED NEWS: Creso Pharma Limited (ASX:CPH) | FRA:1X8) has begun launch preparations of the cannaQIX® range into Africa.

DXC, SAP, Untapped expanding autism agriculture program

11 December 2019 in Strategy

DXC Technology is collaborating with SAP and Untapped to expand the SunPork Farms Autism and Agriculture program across agriculture and…

Seniors look to car share services in increasing numbers, says GoGet

11 December 2019 in Market

Car sharing service GoGet is claiming a 43% increase in Victoria this year in the use of its services by…

Payment Logic, Yak Pay apps integrated with Xero

11 December 2019 in Market

The Payment Logic group has announced that its two apps, Payment Logic and Yak Pay, have been added to the…

In sport, as in life, data helps to keep the arena clean

11 December 2019 in Data

As summer progresses and sport occupies the mind, for the majority it is a time to sit back and relax.…

Windows Snatch ransomware has new tricks up its sleeve: Sophos

11 December 2019 in Security

The Snatch ransomware, that attacks Windows systems, appears to have incorporated a new trick into its routine by rebooting PCs…


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