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Memo to Google and Facebook: please pack your bags and go

23 January 2021 in Open Sauce

It will be interesting to see who blinks first in the tussle between the digital platforms and the Australian Government:…

Reset Australia says 'Google’s egregious threats prove regulation is long overdue'

22 January 2021 in Technology Regulation

Although Google has come to a deal to pay French publishers for news. Google Australia is threatening to withdraw Google…

Global organisations ‘struggle’ to maintain consistent application security, claims Radware

22 January 2021 in Security

Global organisations are struggling to maintain consistent application security across multiple platforms, and they are also losing visibility with the…

2021 - as a Service

21 January 2021 in Cloud

Do Industry executives think our lives will improve in 2021? Or will it be Groundhog Year again, again, again?

Perth stadium goes 5G with Optus

21 January 2021 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus has switched on 5G at Perth’s Optus stadium, giving sports and concert viewing fans 5G connectivity throughout key areas…

Sitecore aims for growth with US$1.2 billion investment plan

21 January 2021 in Strategy

Global digital experience management software provider Sirecore has secured backing for a large-scale growth plan fuelled by US $1.2 billion…

Review: 13 iPhone 12 mini cases

20 January 2021 in Mobile devices

If you've bought a shiny new iPhone 12 mini, you'll probably want a case to go with it. Here's our…

'World first': 5Gbps download speed over 5G achieved by Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm

20 January 2021 in Telecoms & NBN

Over at Telstra's 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast, Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm have “announced the successful completion of…

ACMA says Kogan breached Australian spam laws and pays $310,000 fine

20 January 2021 in Technology Regulation

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has investigated Australia e-tail giant Kogan and found the company sent more than…

Mobile roaming recovery to take three years: analyst

20 January 2021 in Telecoms & NBN

Analyst firm Juniper Research has predicted it will take three years for mobile roaming activity to recover from the effects…

NSW Government issues tender for regional digital connectivity network build

20 January 2021 in Government Tech Policy

The NSW Government has announced an open Request for Tender to build network infrastructure for the communities of Wamboin, Bywong…

US asks Australia to scrap news media code law

19 January 2021 in Technology Regulation

The US Government has asked Australia to drop its move for a news media code to make it compulsory for…

AgriWebb tops up coffers with $30 million in new investment

19 January 2021 in Market

Australian agtech start-up and digital livestock management platform provider AgriWebb has completed a new funding round, with a $30 million…

deVere Group’s Green calls for more regulatory scrutiny of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies

18 January 2021 in Technology Regulation

Greater regulatory scrutiny of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin must become a priority as they continue to play an increasingly normalised…

US revokes some licences issued for sales to Huawei, to deny others

18 January 2021 in Government Tech Policy

In its last days, the Trump administration has revoked licences issued to some US companies to sell goods to Huawei,…

US places Chinese firm Xiaomi on blacklist, claims it has military links

18 January 2021 in Technology Regulation

Xiaomi Corporation, the third biggest smartphone manufacturer, has become the latest Chinese company to be added to a US list…

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 range fully ready for business: Danny Mandrides

15 January 2021 in Business IT

Sharing some B2B insights on Samsung’s just launched and most advanced S-series flagships yet, the S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra…

Google Cloud, Nokia team up on 5G development

15 January 2021 in Business Telecommunications

Google Cloud and Nokia have announced a global, strategic partnership aimed at jointly developing cloud-native 5G Core solutions for communications…

Breaking IT News

AFP executes search warrants in QLD after the takedown of the world's largest illegal dark web marketplace

24 January 2021 in Government Tech

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has executed a series of search warrants across Brisbane and the Gold Coast over two…

Lightstorm Telecom Ventures reports building ‘high-capacity network’ with Ciena for India’s OTT ecosystem

24 January 2021 in Telecoms & NBN

The high-capacity, automated network “supports surging demand for gaming, video and cloud experiences”

Telerik R1 2021 brings Blazor support

22 January 2021 in Business Software

The R1 2021 release of .Net software development tool collection Progress Telerik includes more than 65 native UI components and…

Pluralsight acquires Next Tech

22 January 2021 in Deals

Technology workforce development company Pluralsight has acquired Next Tech, a provider of cloud-based computing environments for tech education.

Russell gets a seat on SAP board

22 January 2021 in People Moves

Business software vendor SAP has appointed Scott Russell to its executive board as head of the customer success organisation.

MYQ Strengthen Bearn Partnership to Target 1M Users

22 January 2021 in Health

Company News: Heathtech company MyFiziq Limited (ASX: MYQ) has developed a proprietary body dimensioning technology that enables its users to…

Spirit Tech reports big rise in revenue for both quarter and second half

22 January 2021 in Listed Tech

Listed tech provider Spirit Technology Solutions has reported a lift of 243% year-on-year in its revenue for the first half…

Google signs French deal to pay newspapers for snippets

22 January 2021 in Technology Regulation

French authorities have signed an agreement with Google for the search company to pay publishers for the use of news…

DocuSign and Unsplash update the imagery of agreements, finding it's out with the boardroom and in with the bedroom

22 January 2021 in Business Software

COVID-19 has wreaked horror and havoc but has also accelerated remote working to the fore. Electronic signature software, DocuSign, finds…

Sophos claims new cryptominer being managed by software firm in Iran

22 January 2021 in Security

Global cyber security vendor Sophos claims a cryptominer known as MrbMiner that infects database servers is being managed from a…

amaysim takeover by Optus set to be completed on 1 February

22 January 2021 in Mobility

Shareholders of amaysim have given the green light for the company to be taken over by Optus, a deal that…

Unisys researching use of AI and ML to detect deceitful and persuasive writing for Aussie defence and security communities

22 January 2021 in Business IT

Unisys has received funding from the "Artificial Intelligence for Decision Making Initiative" to detect when an author has intentionally exaggerated…

BIGO Awards Gala 2021 celebrated overnight the resilience and creativity of live streaming broadcasters

22 January 2021 in Entertainment

BIGO Live - it's a live video streaming app with over 400 million users in 150 countries, and at its…

Alcatel and TCL's affordable smartphones for the back to school set

22 January 2021 in Fuzzy Logic

With the ACMA's December 2020 study showing 46% of Australian children age 6 to 13 already using mobile phones, its…

D-Link adds Wi-Fi 6 Covr AX to mesh lineup

21 January 2021 in Wi-Fi

D-Link has expanded its range of Covr mesh networking products with the new Covr AX AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 systems.

Canalys sees cyber security spending growing 10% in 2021

21 January 2021 in Security

Spending on cyber security in 2021 is forecast to grow by 10% in the worst-case scenario, the technology research firm…

Refurbished smartphone market dropped 9% in 2020, says Counterpoint

21 January 2021 in Mobility

The global refurbished smartphone market saw a drop of 9% year-on-year in 2020, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says,…

Elasticsearch licence changed as owner chases more revenue

21 January 2021 in Business Software

The company behind Elasticsearch has changed its licensing in order to prevent "cloud service providers from offering our products as…

Be Prepared to Stay at Home in 2021 – even if you don’t want to

21 January 2021 in Business Telecommunications

Guest Opinion: It's not often that the telecommunications and IT industry take their lead from medical experts, but we would…

Google forcing users to Chrome after appearance of Edge

21 January 2021 in Open Source

ANALYSIS Google's recent move to limit the use of its APIs in Chrome, such as Chrome sync and Click to…

Leading Edge Newcastle links to Megaport for direct cloud connectivity

20 January 2021 in Data Centres

Regional data centre operator Leading Edge Data Centres will use Megaport to provide direct connectivity from its Newcastle data centre.

 

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