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MYOB shareholders back KKR $2B bid

18 April 2019 in Listed Tech

MYOB shareholders have voted in sufficient numbers for the scheme of arrangement that would see US based equity firm KKR…

Australia lags in take-up, penetration of fibre in APAC region

17 April 2019 in Market

Australia lags well behind Asia Pacific markets like Singapore, China and South Korea in the take-up and penetration of fibre…

NZ telecoms regulator to recommend deregulation of Spark resale copper voice services

17 April 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition regulator, the Commerce Commission, is set to recommend that the resale copper voice services of the country’s…

Call for NBN Co board to quit over ‘failure to deliver’ on core mission

17 April 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Commpete, the former Competitive Carriers Coalition, has called for the resignation of the board of NBN Co, the company rolling…

Intel exits 5G smartphone modem biz after Apple-Qualcomm deal

17 April 2019 in Strategy

Close on the heels of the announcement of a truce in the Apple-Qualcomm patent war, Intel has said it will…

Next, US may say Chinese-made trouser belts are a risk: Huawei official

17 April 2019 in Government Tech Policy

A senior Huawei official says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo may soon declare a ban on trouser belts being…

Apple, Qualcomm in surprise deal on litigation, chips

17 April 2019 in Technology Regulation

Chip manufacturer Qualcomm and Apple have announced an end to all litigation between the two companies, in a surprising development…

‘Credential abuse’ attacks pose a major security threat from within for Australia

16 April 2019 in Security

Ninety percent of the Australia’s credential abuse attacks are delivered from within Australia via local ISP networks, according to a…

Businesses under-prepared to secure against cyber risks: report

16 April 2019 in Security

Almost half of all Australian small and medium business are under-prepared and potentially exposed to significant financial loss and crippling…

EU govts give approval for tougher copyright rules

16 April 2019 in Technology Regulation

New copyright rules in the member states of the European Union will mean that Google will have to pay publishers…

Huawei willing to sell 5G chips to Apple: CEO

15 April 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Chinese vendor Huawei says it is willing to sell its 5G processors to Apple, in what appears to be a…

ACCC, FBI sign agreement to ‘strengthen’ efforts to combat cartels, anti-competitive behaviour

15 April 2019 in Strategy

Australia’s competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has inked a new memorandum of co-operation with the United States…

Breaking IT News

Fall in telco complaints for January-March quarter

18 April 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

There has been a year-on-year reduction in the ratio of telecommunications consumer complaints in the first three months of 2019,…

NEC appoints new managing director for Australian, NZ operations

18 April 2019 in People Moves

ICT services giant NEChas announced the appointment of company veteran sales and marketing executive Mitsuhiro Murooka as managing director for…

City of Newcastle selects NNNCo data platform for smart city data standardisation

18 April 2019 in Deals

Australian regional city Newcastle has selected a data platform from IoT network operator NNNCo as part of the Newcastle City…

EU law will force takedown of extremist content in an hour

18 April 2019 in Technology Regulation

New European legislation will make it mandatory for Google, Facebook and Twitter to remove extremist content within an hour of…

Airtel ties up with Cisco for SD-WAN and Webex services

18 April 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Indian telecommunications service provider Bharti Airtel and global technology provider Cisco have signed an agreement to offer advanced networking and…

Avaya fills two Aussie roles from Academy

18 April 2019 in People Moves

The latest cohort to complete Avaya Academy training includes two people in Australia.

Britain's age-verification for online porn to start on 15 July

18 April 2019 in Entertainment

Britain will become the first country to introduce age-verification for accessing online pornography when it institutes such measures on 15…

Ex-WaPO man ignores media queries. Why should others answer him?

18 April 2019 in Open Sauce

Former Washington Post employee Brian Krebs, who runs a blog about security, has been making a song and dance over…

State-sponsored actor targets Mideast, North Africa using DNS hijacking

18 April 2019 in Security

A new cyber threat campaign that is claimed to be targeting public and private entities, including national security organisations in…

Freshworks launches integration with WhatsApp Business

18 April 2019 in Business Intelligence

Customer engagement software vendor Freshworks has integrated its software suite with the WhatsApp Business solution so that it can offer…

Online job ads fell 4.7% during March, SEEK says

18 April 2019 in Recruitment

Job advertisements on the online portal SEEK dropped by 4.7% year-on-year in March, but the average advertised salaries went up…

Millennials key target market with Apple TV+ Australian debut: report

17 April 2019 in Market

Milennials who use streaming services or use an Apple device capable of streaming are the key target market for Apple…

Ericsson, Swisscom team up to deliver European commercial ‘5G first'

17 April 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Ericsson and Switzerland’s largest telecommunications service provider, Swisscom, have partnered to switch on what they say is the first large-scale…

Increase your customer satisfaction and loyalty with Scan-as-you go technology

17 April 2019 in Strategy

SPONSORED NEWS. Find out how you can reward rather than punish your biggest customers by offering them a gold class…

Telstra seals agreement with One Door on visual merchandising deal

17 April 2019 in Deals

Telstra has signed a multi-year agreement with One Door, a US-based provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software.

Zerto releases new version of back-up software

17 April 2019 in Enterprise Solutions

Disaster-recovery-as-a-service provider Zerto has announced the general availability of Zerto 7.0 which adds new features to its IT resilience platform…

Diabetes drug cuts heart disease risk in non-diabetics

17 April 2019 in Health

A common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes may reverse the thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular…

Smart speaker installed base seen growing by 80% this year

17 April 2019 in Home Tech

Global adoption of smart speakers is forecast to grow by 82.4%, from 114 million units in 2018 to 207.9 million…

 

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