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2020 a year for enterprise ‘digital transformation’: Verizon

20 January 2020 in Strategy

2020 is all about executing on enterprise digital transformation, according to US telco giant Verizon, which says that early digital…

Cisco recalls 87 different WiFi access point models

20 January 2020 in Wi-Fi

The devices are so 'broken' that Cisco's remedy is "replace on failure."

Kogan buoyant on first half sales boost

20 January 2020 in Listed Tech

Online retailer Kogan has had a sales boost in the first half of the 2020 financial year, with gross sales…

Gwilym Funnell takes APAC top job for Genesys

20 January 2020 in People Moves

Customer relationship management software provider Genesys has promoted Gwilym Funnell to senior vice president of Asia-Pacific after five years as…

Volt Bank closes ‘oversubscribed’ $70 million funding round

20 January 2020 in Market

Branchless digital bank Volt Bank has closed a $70 million Series C equity funding round, which was oversubscribed by $10…

Dire warning that Huawei 5G Australia ban could cost economy US$8.2b in lost GDP

20 January 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Up to 3 million Australians – mostly in rural and regional Australia - will miss out on getting access to…

Venture capital funding in digital health declining

19 January 2020 in Health

Global venture capital (VC) funding in digital health, including private equity and corporate venture capital, declined in 2019 with US$8.9…

Talend appoints Christal Bemont as new CEO

19 January 2020 in People Moves

Global cloud data integration and data integrity vendor Talend has appointed Christal Bemont, former chief revenue officer at SAP Concur,…

SA Power Networks teams with Microsoft to develop digital strategy

19 January 2020 in Energy

South Australian electricity distributor SA Power Networks has developed a digital strategy program that incorporates the Microsoft 365 productivity cloud…

The biggest downloading suburb in 2019? Telstra says Coomera

19 January 2020 in Home Tech

In a year where Fortnite dominated the data channels, Coomera on the Gold Coast was king of the downloads.

Global digital money transfer transactions to reach 2 billion by 2024

19 January 2020 in Market

Global digital money transfer transaction volume will reach 2 billion by 2024, up from 1.1 billion in 2019, according to…

Optus completes 5G video call with Ericsson, Oppo

19 January 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Optus has successfully made an end-to-end 5G video test call while simultaneously streaming video content on a 4G device with…

Bridget Gray joins Korn Ferry

19 January 2020 in People Moves

IT recruitment industry leader, Bridget Gray, has joined Korn Ferry as vice president, IT Services, Asia Pacific.

NSA issues note about Windows bug, company rates it second in severity

15 January 2020 in Security

Microsoft has released a patch for a vulnerability in crypt32.dll, a library used for authentication, a flaw it rates important,…

A-G Barr says Apple yet to co-operate with FBI request for iPhone data

14 January 2020 in Security

US Attorney-General William Barr has asked Apple for help in gaining access to the date on two iPhones used by…

No let up in cybercriminal attacks on machine identities in 2020 warns Venafi

14 January 2020 in Security

With a number of global certificate outages, malicious software backdoors and major data breaches, 2019 was a banner year for…

Macquarie Telecom inks $20m security services deal with ATO

13 January 2020 in Security

Telecommunications and data centre provider Macquarie Telecom has inked a $20 million deal to provide security services to the Australian…

Hitachi Vantara combines with Hitachi Consulting to form new ‘digital powerhouse’

12 January 2020 in Strategy

Hitachi Vantara, and Hitachi Consulting have joined forces to form one company to create what they say is a “new…

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Training in cybersecurity a ‘hot topic’ in Australia

21 January 2020 in Security

John Lang, CEO of DDLS SPONSORED NEWS: DDLS is one of Australia’s pre-eminent IT training companies, and we are currently…

Hybrid IT will take centre stage in 2020

20 January 2020 in Strategy

By Stephen Sims, CEO, Brennan IT SPONSORED NEWS. With more options for the technology stack than ever before, each allegedly…

Global PC market returned to growth in 2019: Canalys

20 January 2020 in Hardware

After eight years of falls, the global PC market recorded its first full year of growth in 2019, with shipments…

Review: Brother Inkvestment A3 Inkjet Multi-Function Printer MFC-J6545DW

20 January 2020 in Computers & peripherals

Brother's MFC-J6545DW multifunction delivers full A3 capabilities with low running costs.

ACMA seeks feedback on ways that businesses influence broadcast news

20 January 2020 in Technology Regulation

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is examining changes that have come about in commercial news broadcasts due to digital…

German firms IONOS, Nextcloud team up to offer data sovereignty

20 January 2020 in Data

Germany's biggest cloud and hosting provider IONOS has teamed up with open source collaboration platform provider Nextcloud to offer users…

Icon Group selects InterSystems

20 January 2020 in Deals

Australia's largest dedicated cancer care provider is adopting InterSystems HealthShare Health Connect.

China to dominate Asia Pacific cloud market by 2023

19 January 2020 in Cloud

China will account for one-third of the Asia Pacific cloud computing market by 2023, according to a new report which…

VIDEOS: Samsung's business ready Galaxy XCover Pro with removable 4050 mAh battery and plenty more

19 January 2020 in Enterprise Solutions

Coming to Australia soon is Samsung's enterprise enhanced business smartphone, with Microsoft Teams "walkie-talkie" capability, a rugged design, programmable buttons,…

Tranya Rimor True Wireless earbuds

14 January 2020 in Computers & peripherals

Emerging audio products brand, Tranya, has released its newest Bluetooth 5.0 true wireless earbuds, named the Rimor.

Windows 7 users warned as Microsoft support for system ends

14 January 2020 in Security

Security firm Tenable has warned individuals and businesses who are using Windows 7 to ensure that their systems are patched…

Equinix promotes Guy Danskine to top job in Australia

13 January 2020 in People Moves

Data centre operator Equinix has appointed nine-year company veteran Guy Danskine as managing director for Australia.

EVs will need to become the norm if we don't want to burn the planet

13 January 2020 in Open Sauce

If the ongoing bushfire crisis has taught Australians one thing, it is that the use of petrol and diesel vehicles…

ZFS? Simple, don't use it, says Linus Torvalds

13 January 2020 in Open Source

The merging of the ZFS filesystem into the Linux kernel codebase in the near future appears to be unlikely, after…

Tenda launches one of Australia's most affordable whole home mesh Wi-Fi systems at Officeworks

12 January 2020 in Home Tech

Officeworks is selling a range of highly affordable Tenda networking products exclusively via its online store, for home and office…

REVIEW: Tenda's Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System nova MW5s makes a beautiful mesh of price, speed and coverage

12 January 2020 in Reviews

If poor Wi-Fi coverage in your home has left your connectivity in a not so beautiful mess, then Tenda's beautiful…

Tangerine Telecom starts year with NBN plan special offer

10 January 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Small South Melbourne-based NBN provider, Tangerine Telecom, has opened 2020 with a new offering for telecommunications consumers, delivering what it…

eftpos and employees dig deep for bushfire victims

09 January 2020 in Strategy

Australia's debit card system, eftpos, has announced it is tripling employee donations to approved bushfire charities this month in response…

Debian revisits systemd vote, relaxes things a bit

09 January 2020 in Open Source

More than five years after the Debian GNU/Linux project voted to make systemd the default init system for its distribution,…

The rise of the ‘hybrid job’

08 January 2020 in Enterprise Staff

SPONSORED NEWS: The most in demand and highest paying jobs of the future will likely be hybridised, requiring those that…

Apple offers Uni students discount pricing for Macs and iPads, with free Beats and Apple TV+

07 January 2020 in Home Tech

University students are being offered special pricing from Apple on Macs and iPads, with the added bonus of Beats Studio3…

 

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