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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,…

CCleaner malware may be from Chinese group: Avast

24 September 2017 in Security

Security company Avast says it has found similarities between the code injected into CCleaner and the APT17/Aurora malware created by…

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…

FinFisher spyware variant returns with a vengeance

22 September 2017 in Security

A variant of the FinFisher spyware is being spread in seven countries through legitimate applications like WhatsApp, Skype, Avast, WinRAR…

If Russia hacked US, evidence is in NSA database: claim

22 September 2017 in Security

Two former senior US intelligence officials claim that evidence, if any, of Russian interference in the US elections last year…

SYDNEY LAUNCH VIDEOS: iPhone 8 and 8 Plus lines shorter than last year as X to mark spot in November

22 September 2017 in Mobility

As expected, the lines for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in Sydney were clearly shorter this year than for…

SEC breached, insider trading possible, agency says

22 September 2017 in Security

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that its electronic data gathering, analysis and retrieval (EDGAR) test filing system…

Should OEMs continue working with Google in light of HTC deal?

21 September 2017 in Deals

Android fragmentation and Google’s “increasingly mute voice” are reasons why the latter company needs to “raise the stakes and engage…

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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%…

Top five ways to ‘get paid on time’ to keep small biz afloat

25 September 2017 in Accounting Software

If you’re not getting paid on time after invoicing, a new survey by ezyCollect has some interesting findings while divulging…

Will self-driving cars deliver more traffic congestion?

25 September 2017 in Mobility

A new report by the University of Sydney’s Business School, dubbed the Transport Opinion Survey, suggests self-driving cars won’t ease…

VIDEO Interview: Arcon Techsolutions' Anil Bhandari talks risk control solutions, Aust market and more

25 September 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

At the CACS Oceania ISACA 2017 conference, I found global company new to the Australian market specialising in risk control…

NBN Co's annual results: another effort to polish a turd

25 September 2017 in Open Sauce

How does one describe the annual results from NBN Co, a company that loses $4.24 billion and then announces that…

ACCC to appeal LG decision by Federal Court

25 September 2017 in Strategy

The competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), is appealing against the High Court’s decision dismissing its allegations…

VIDEOS of ISACA Oceania CACS 2017 Conference: Cybersecurity, Women in Tech, interviews and more

25 September 2017 in Development

ISACA’s Oceania CACS 2017 conference was held early September, and I captured Alastair MacGibbon’s excellent keynote speech, as well as…

Technical glitch hits flights at Sydney Airport

25 September 2017 in Application Performance

Technical issues caused flight delays at Sydney Airport from about 5am today, with flights unable to leave and few able…

HPE set to sack 5000 staff beginning before year-end

25 September 2017 in Strategy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is set to reduce its staff count by about 10%, with the cuts beginning before the end…

EU signals it is serious about big tech tax issue

25 September 2017 in Technology Regulation

The European Union has given an indication that it is serious about going after big technology companies that avoid paying…

Australian plans new cyber security research centre

25 September 2017 in Security

Australia plans to set up an industry-led cyber security co-operative research centre, with the government announcing an investment of $50…

Tech support scam used to run cryptocurrency miner in Chrome, IE

25 September 2017 in Security

Researchers at security firm Trend Micro say they have discovered a new campaign that aims to implant a cryptocurrency miner…

New Microsoft-Facebook subsea cable can transmit data at 160Tbps

25 September 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Microsoft has announced the completion of the Marea subsea cable, a joint project with Facebook and global telecommunications infrastructure company…

Transport for London removes Uber’s licence, Uber to appeal

22 September 2017 in Development

Uber’s blooper of not being “fit and proper” in Transport for London’s eyes has resulted in the body deciding not…

Xbox One X pre-orders now, arrives 7 November, ‘world’s most powerful console’

22 September 2017 in Entertainment

Microsoft Xbox fans are now able to order what is dubbed “the world’s most powerful console”, with “40% more power”…

VIDEO Ultimate educational STEM tool: Magic Microbes and MudWatt

22 September 2017 in Home Tech

MudWatt, the award-winning kit that “engages kids in STEM in a whole new way” has arrived from iWorld Australia, with…

VIDEO Interview: Apple Watch Series 3 LTE demo at Telstra, now on sale!

22 September 2017 in Mobility

The LTE e-SIM in the Apple Watch 3 is up and running, and I received a demo at the Telstra…