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Next-gen Nvidia Jetson AGX Xavier aimed at intelligent machines

13 December 2018 in Hardware

The latest member of GPU vendor Nvidia's Jetson family of modules for embedded systems is the Nvidia Jetson AGX Xavier.

NSW to ban mobiles in govt primary schools from 2019

13 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

The New South Wales Government will ban the use of mobile phones in government primary schools from next year, in…

Vodafone says working closely with ACCC on merger issues

13 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone Hutchison Australia says it has engaged closely with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about its proposed merger with…

ACCC raises concerns over proposed Vodafone-TPG merger

13 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions says that removing TPG, which it viewed as being on the way to becoming…

Aussie software firm claims encryption law will slash its profit

13 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The head of a small unnamed Australian-headquartered software company claims that its tax payments will drop from $800,000 in FY18…

Telstra launches revamp of services for small business

13 December 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra has unveiled a major revamp of its support for Australian small businesses, including a new mobile and tablet plan…

CA rejects calls to provide govt with free emergency alerts

13 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Telecommunications industry lobby group Communications Alliance has rejected calls from the Queensland Government for mobile carriers to provide emergency alerts…

ASD chief hits out at 'myths' surrounding encryption law

12 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Myths have been spread about the Federal Government's newly passed encryption law, according to the director-general of the Australian Signals…

ACCC starts inquiry into access conditions for Telstra fixed line services

12 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The competition watchdog, the ACCC, has commenced a public inquiry as it considers the terms and conditions under which other…

Facebook’s Scheeler new man at the top of CeBIT

12 December 2018 in People Moves

Former Facebook Australia and New Zealand chief executive Stephen Scheeler has been appointed chairman of CeBIT Australia.

Trump may intervene in Huawei CFO case if trade deal likely

12 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

US President Donald Trump appears to have opened a can of worms by stating that he would intervene in the…

ASD says 5G network claims refer to 'mature' architecture; techies disagree

12 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Signals Directorate claims that comments made by its director-general, Mike Burgess, in October, that there is no separation…

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Tenda Nova home Wi-Fi system available through Australian partners

14 December 2018 in Resellers

Global networking brand, Tenda, has come to Australia, making its excellent-value MW3 and MW6 mesh Wi-Fi systems available through a…

The first mesh Wi-Fi under $200 has launched in Australia

14 December 2018 in Wi-Fi

Today, access to Wi-Fi is almost as much a daily requirement as food and water. Tenda, a pioneer in the…

Nvidia sets six AI benchmark records

13 December 2018 in Hardware

GPU vendor Nvidia has set six records on the new MLPerf AI benchmark suite.

amaysim going 'serverless first' on AWS

13 December 2018 in Cloud

MVNO and gas and electricity retailer amaysim has been running "pretty much everything on AWS" since 2014/15, according to IT…

Escrow launches in Australia

13 December 2018 in Market

Global secure payments system Escrow.com has launched in Australia with the introduction of Australian Dollar capability for online escrow payments.

Optus takes kids on a cyber security journey at La Trobe

13 December 2018 in Education

Students from grades five to eight participated in a number of workshops on cyber bullying. staying safe online and cyber…

Wildlife Drones raises funds, launches drone radio-tracking system

13 December 2018 in Strategy

Australian tech start-up Wildlife Drones is set to launch its drone radio-tracking system to market after closing a seed funding…

Australians turn to US fintech, tech stocks in 2018

13 December 2018 in Listed Tech

Amazon was the most purchased stock by Australians on the US stock market in 2018, with many Aussie investors indicating…

ASD mythbuster Burgess spreads some myths of his own

13 December 2018 in Open Sauce

It is somewhat ironic that the director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate, Mike Burgess, has chosen to vent about so-called…

Sunsuper claims Genesys software has improved customer service

13 December 2018 in Enterprise Solutions

Superannuation provider Sunsuper claims it has reduced customer response times from two or three business days to a few hours…

Broadcast Australia completes ‘industry first’ Tesla Powerwall installation

13 December 2018 in Deals

Broadcast transmission company Broadcast Australia has completed the installation of a Tesla Powerwall in Corryong, Victoria which will provide critical…

Google chief blows hot and cold over China project

12 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai has told the US House Judiciary Committee that the company currently has no plans to…

Sky and Space inks reseller deal with India’s Global Teleservices

12 December 2018 in Resellers

Australian-listed, UK-based satellite communications company Sky and Space Global has signed a reseller Memorandum of Understanding with India-based international telecom…

5G spectrum buyer Dense Air to start operations from March

12 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

London-based optimised network densification and network extension service Dense Air says it will provide densification experiences to both businesses and…

Network 10 in tie-up to start data-driven ad campaign

12 December 2018 in Data

Television company Network 10 - the parent company of Channel 10 - has tied up with data technology agency Venntifact…

Android trojan steals from PayPal app even with 2FA on

12 December 2018 in Security

Slovakian security firm ESET says it has discovered a new Android trojan that has the capabilities of remotely connected malware…

Spying claim: Supermicro says external probe draws a blank

12 December 2018 in Security

Server manufacturer Supermicro says an external investigation into claims that chips were implanted on some of its motherboards to spy…

VIDEO Interview: Weebit Nano CEO Coby Hanoch talks next-gen memory tech

11 December 2018 in Development

Technology is always improving, sometimes in an evolutionary fashion, sometimes in a revolutionary way, with the next quantum leap in…

 

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