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IPSTAR releases new ‘unmetered’ plans for rural, remote NBN Sky Muster service users

01 April 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet service provider IPSTAR Broadband has announced new plans for its rural and remote customers using the NBN satellite Sky…

Labor calls for free NBN broadband access for families, children

01 April 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Labor Party has called for an NBN rebate - and free NBN broadband access for a period of…

Macquarie Telecom inks deal with Transit Systems

01 April 2020 in Deals

Telecommunications and data centre provider Macquarie Telecom has sealed a deal with public transport provider Transit Systems, enabling Transit Systems…

NBN Co, telcos get ACCC authorisation to co-operate during COVID-19 crisis

01 April 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

National Broadband Network operator NBN Co and five retail service providers have been authorised by the competition regulator the ACCC…

ManageEngine offers free tools for remote working

01 April 2020 in Business Software

Organisations that had not already adopted flexible working face particular IT issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MariaDB launches SkySQL DBaaS

01 April 2020 in Storage & Cloud Storage

MariaDB says its new SkySQ is the first database-as-a-service (DBaaS) to unlock the full power of MariaDB Platform for transactions,…

Amazon Detective goes GA

01 April 2020 in Security

Amazon Web Services' new Amazon Detective security service is now generally available.

Huawei reports smaller profit, warns China may hit back at US curbs

01 April 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has reported revenue of 858.8 billion Chinese yuan (US$121 billion) for the full-year 2019,…

Marriott hotels breached, data of 5.2m believed to have been accessed

01 April 2020 in Security

Hotels and resorts operator Marriott has suffered a data breach, with information of about 5.2 million of its guests having…

NEC, software developers launch iQuarantine app for COVID-19 reporting

01 April 2020 in Health

ICT services giant NEC has teamed up with software developers in the fight against the COVID-19 virus pandemic, launching a…

Vertel, Ondacomms secure deal to deliver wide-area radio solution for Grasshoper Environmental

01 April 2020 in Deals

Australian telecommunications carrier Vertel and wireless communications vendor Ondacomms have partnered to supply waste management services company Grasshopper Environmental with…

Sharp drop in consumer complaints to telcos: ACMA

01 April 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Complaints about services by telecommunications consumers to telecoms providers dropped sharply in volume in the 2019 December quarter, declining by…

Digitalisation plans put off by APAC businesses over fear of cyberattacks

31 March 2020 in Security

As many as three in five businesses in the Asia Pacific region have put off digitalisation plans out of fear…

New email phishing scam exploits Coronavirus fears

31 March 2020 in Security

A new type of email phishing scam has been discovered which warns people that they’ve come into contact with a…

Australia 86th of 159 countries when it comes to cost per Mbps

31 March 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia stands 86th in the world when it comes to the cost of an Mbps of broadband data, according to…

US trade curbs force Huawei to end $136m rail contract with WA

31 March 2020 in Deals

The Australian arm of Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has been forced to abandon a $136 million deal with…

eCommerce losses to online payment fraud to exceed US $25 billion by 2024

31 March 2020 in Security

eCommerce merchant losses to online payment fraud will exceed US$25 billion in 2024, up from just $17 billion in 2020,…

ACCC green lights banks to cooperate on loan relief, services during COVID-19

31 March 2020 in Health

The ACCC has provided a second, conditional, interim authorisation for the Australian Banking Association (ABA) and banks to co-operate to…

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Australian start-up Fast raises $30m to build tech for e-commerce

01 April 2020 in Business Software

An Australian start-up that is headquartered in the United States has raised $30 million in a series A funding round…

Huawei faces more tough times ahead in Australia

01 April 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

ANALYSIS In August 2018, Huawei was told that it was not going to be able to bid for something which…

Huawei Australia assures Raiders that sponsorship will continue

01 April 2020 in Strategy

Huawei Australia has assured the Canberra Raiders that it will not be deterred from its sponsorship of the club, despite…

Review: Epson ES-500WR scanner

31 March 2020 in Computers & peripherals

Epson's new WorkForce ES-500WR is a $699 desktop scanner with a 50-sheet input tray, one-pass duplex operation, and some interesting…

Cashwerkz picks Lechte as new CEO

31 March 2020 in People Moves

Online cash investment platform Cashwerkz has appointed Jon Lechte as its CEO.

How artificial intelligence will reshape the contact centre in 2020

31 March 2020 in Market

GUEST OPINION by Brendan Maree, VP Asia Pacific 8x8: Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have generated a lot…

Why deception rules in the defence of Active Directory

31 March 2020 in Security

GUEST OPINION by Jim Cook Attivo Networks: A long time target for adversaries, Active Directory is getting a long-awaited defensive…

Cloud platforms: what happens if they stop working?

31 March 2020 in Cloud

GUEST OPINION by Steve Coad, Cohesity: The growth and development of cloud platforms and services has had a profound and…

Vocus to provide connectivity for new streaming service ausbiz

31 March 2020 in Enterprise Solutions

Fibre and network solutions firm Vocus will be providing the connectivity for ausbiz, a new Australian business and finance streaming…

iOS bug blocks VPNs from encrypting all traffic: claim

31 March 2020 in Security

Security firm ProtonVPN has detailed a security vulnerability in iOS version 13.4 that prevents virtual private networks from encrypting all…

Opportunists use Instagram to make a quick buck selling masks

31 March 2020 in Security

Despite a ban on ads for face masks imposed by Facebook on 7 March, people are placing ads for these…

ACS offers free six-month membership extension

31 March 2020 in Enterprise Staff

The Australian Computer Society says it will automatically extend memberships for six months to help IT professionals deal with the…

DDLS transitions courses to remote delivery in face of COVID-19 epidemic

31 March 2020 in Health

ICT and cybersecurity training provider DDLS is transitioning all courses to remote delivery in a move it says will protect…

Is it time for World Recovery Day?

31 March 2020 in Data

Data protection provider StorageCraft has proposed that 3 September should be the annual World Data Recovery Day.

NEC ups use of BMC software

30 March 2020 in Enterprise Solutions

NEC Australia is increasing its use of BMC products and services to improve its internal and managed service provider operations.

Morarji goes GM at Acronis

30 March 2020 in People Moves

Data protection specialist Acronis has appointed Neil Morarji as general manager for the Asia Pacific region.

Server, biz storage systems markets to decline in 2020: IDC

30 March 2020 in Development

Expenditure by end users on IT infrastructure — server and enterprise storage systems — will decline in 2020 due to…

Full-featured LightSpy malware deployed by iOS exploit chain

30 March 2020 in Security

Researchers from the Russian security firm Kaspersky say they have found a watering hole that uses a full remote iOS…

Medical hack – sharing a ventilator

30 March 2020 in Health

Faced with a shortage of equipment, a Canadian doctor has rigged up a ventilator to serve nine patients concurrently.

InterSystems helps accelerate COVID-19 testing at Australian labs

27 March 2020 in Enterprise Solutions

Health and data management vendor InterSystems took less than two days to deliver customised digital interfaces to five Australian clinical…

Future of radio in Australia focus of new ACMA report

27 March 2020 in Technology Regulation

The telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has laid out its priorities for the future delivery of…

 

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