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US Supreme Court rules no mobile location data without a warrant

23 June 2018 in Technology Regulation

The US Supreme Court has ruled that police need a warrant before they can gain access to location information, stored…

New standards go 'some way' to reducing consumer NBN transition problems: ACCAN

22 June 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telecommunications consumer interest lobby group Australian Communications Consumer Action Network says new industry standards to help consumers make a smooth…

ACMA releases industry standards for moving to NBN

22 June 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released two industry standards that it says will help consumers make a smooth…

GitHub users threaten exodus unless Microsoft cancels ICE contract

22 June 2018 in Strategy

Ninety-seven open-source developers have threatened to move their projects from the source code repository GitHub, which is now owned by…

Optus says still working on making Optus Sport free for Aussies

22 June 2018 in Entertainment

Telecommunications provider Optus says its Optus Sport service is being modified so that it can be accessed free of charge…

Intel chief Krzanich quits over affair with staffer

22 June 2018 in Security

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich has resigned after the company discovered he had a consensual relationship with a staff member…

Telstra-backed NGINX secures $43 million in latest capital raising

21 June 2018 in Strategy

Telstra-backed open source software developer NGINX has raised $43 million in a Series C funding led by Goldman Sachs Growth…

US politicians urge Google to cut ties with Huawei

21 June 2018 in Technology Regulation

Five US politicians have written to Google chief executive Sundar Pichai, urging him to cut ties to the Chinese telecommunications…

Microsoft says pro-migrant, but no mention of cancelling ICE contract

21 June 2018 in Technology Regulation

Both Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella and president Brad Smith have responded to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement separating migrant…

Union claims Telstra giving priority to short-term profits

21 June 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Communications Workers Union has described Telstra's decision to cut the jobs of 8000 employees and contractors by 2022 as…

OpenBSD disables hyperthreading support for Intel CPUs due to likely data leaks

21 June 2018 in Security

The OpenBSD project, which produces an UNIX-like operating system of the same name, has decided to disable support for hyperthreading…

ABC says no use of PageUp systems until breach issues sorted

21 June 2018 in Security

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has advised that it will not be using the recruitment software services provided by PageUp People…

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Westpac's STEM work experience program open for 100 Auburn high school girls

22 June 2018 in Development

Westpac has launched a pilot program to encourage up to 100 female high school students in Sydney to gain valuable…

eBay Plus Weekend on June 23 and 24 promises genuinely massive deals up to 72% off

23 June 2018 in Home Tech

eBay is going all out with its new "Plus Weekend" promotion, promising its "hottest ever deals" with what took like…

This July school holidays, Microsoft's Pitt St Mall store invites girls to 'Code Like a Girl'

22 June 2018 in Home Tech

Girls in the "approx 6-15 years old" age group with an interest in learning to code are invited by Microsoft…

amaysim's apt advice to avoid awful winter electricity bill shock

22 June 2018 in Home Tech

With the shortest day of the year just having passed, it still won't get any warmer for at least the…

Review: KnewKey Rymek keyboard

22 June 2018 in Peripherals

Bring some old-school style to your fingertips with this retro keyboard.

Is journalism responsible for weak cyber security?

22 June 2018 in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!

As an industry, we focus on the latest and greatest hacks, intrusions, tools and techniques. But in doing so, are…

Aussie businesses hit by digital service failures: survey

22 June 2018 in Market

Critical digital services and applications are failing multiple times a month for many Australian businesses, diminishing productivity and customer experiences,…

Sacked by AI, tech worker found humans could do nothing

22 June 2018 in Business Intelligence

A tech worker in the US lost his job due to the company's automated systems removing him from the rolls…

eBay staging ‘first ever’ Aussie annual shopping event

22 June 2018 in Market

Ebay Australia is set to stage its first-ever two day annual shopping event – Plus Weekend – claiming it will…

Google coders refuse to build tech for military projects

22 June 2018 in Security

Software engineers in Google's cloud business flouted orders from their managers to build air-gapping into technology that would help the…

Microsoft, UK firm working on blockchain to track gaming royalties

22 June 2018 in Business Intelligence

Software giant Microsoft and British service company EY are working on a blockchain network that can streamline the calculation of…

Hands-free driving: EastLink testing vehicle to infrastructure communications

22 June 2018 in Automotive

Tollway operator EastLink has begun the second stage of its hands-free driving trials, and will test vehicle to infrastructure communications,…

ISACA certification makes its mark over 40 years

22 June 2018 in Technology Regulation

Certification has been earned by more than 140,000 global practitioners under the IT association ISACA’s flagship certification — the Certified…

Last call for entries in the 2018 Consensus Awards for Software, GreenTech and Innovation

22 June 2018 in Development

With the Consensus Awards for Software, GreenTech and Innovation to be presented on 25 July, entries for these three categories…

Schools and non-profits invited to apply for Canon Oceania Grants 2018

22 June 2018 in Development

Submissions for the Canon Oceania Grants are "now open, with up to $31,000 in cash and products for Environment, Education…

Facebook's Workplace for Good goes free to non-profits and educational staff

22 June 2018 in Development

Non-profit organisations and staff at educational institutions can now access Facebook's Workplace Premium edition free of charge to "work better,…

Barracuda appoints Huntley to lead ANZ, Pacific islands business

21 June 2018 in People Moves

Cloud security and data protection solutions vendor Barracuda Networks has appointed 22-year business development and channel veteran Andrew Huntley as…

Spookfish awarded $500K NSW Government contract

21 June 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Geospatial imagery provider Spookfish has won a $500,000 contract to deliver aerial imagery and interactive portal technology to the NSW…

 

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