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CBA folds, to offer Apple Pay from January 2019

14 December 2018 in Strategy

The Commonwealth Bank appears to have thrown in the towel as far as keeping Apple Pay out goes, and has…

Comms group welcomes ACCC scrutiny of proposed VHA-TPG deal

14 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Communications alliance Commpete has claimed the proposed merger between Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom is a threat to competition…

Foxtel hit with $25k fine for telemarketing breaches

14 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

Broadcast giant Foxtel has been caught in a crackdown on compliance with telemarketing laws and fined $25,200 for breaching requirements…

Next-gen Nvidia Jetson AGX Xavier aimed at intelligent machines

13 December 2018 in Hardware

The latest member of GPU vendor Nvidia's Jetson family of modules for embedded systems is the Nvidia Jetson AGX Xavier.

NSW to ban mobiles in govt primary schools from 2019

13 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

The New South Wales Government will ban the use of mobile phones in government primary schools from next year, in…

Vodafone says working closely with ACCC on merger issues

13 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone Hutchison Australia says it has engaged closely with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about its proposed merger with…

ACCC raises concerns over proposed Vodafone-TPG merger

13 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions says that removing TPG, which it viewed as being on the way to becoming…

Aussie software firm claims encryption law will slash its profit

13 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The head of a small unnamed Australian-headquartered software company claims that its tax payments will drop from $800,000 in FY18…

Telstra launches revamp of services for small business

13 December 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra has unveiled a major revamp of its support for Australian small businesses, including a new mobile and tablet plan…

CA rejects calls to provide govt with free emergency alerts

13 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Telecommunications industry lobby group Communications Alliance has rejected calls from the Queensland Government for mobile carriers to provide emergency alerts…

ASD chief hits out at 'myths' surrounding encryption law

12 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Myths have been spread about the Federal Government's newly passed encryption law, according to the director-general of the Australian Signals…

ACCC starts inquiry into access conditions for Telstra fixed line services

12 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The competition watchdog, the ACCC, has commenced a public inquiry as it considers the terms and conditions under which other…

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Service Seeking taken to task by ACCC

14 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

Online tasking platform Service Seeking has been taken to court by the competition watchdog, the ACCC, for engaging in misleading…

Qualcomm bid to extend ban on iPhone models in China

14 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

After having succeeded in getting the import and sale of older iPhone models banned in China, processor maker Qualcomm is…

McAfee finds threat targeting nuclear, defence and energy sectors

14 December 2018 in Security

Researchers at the security firm McAfee claim to have found a new threat companies dealing in the nuclear, defence, energy…

CSIRO supports European Space Agency at WA tracking station

14 December 2018 in Space

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has been selected to provide maintenance and operational support for the European Space Agency’s deep…

Telstra, Lexus trial C-V2X in Victoria

14 December 2018 in Mobility

Telstra and Lexus are about to trial the use of C-V2X technology aimed at improving road safety.

Apple to spend US$1b on new campus in North Austin

14 December 2018 in Development

Apple has announced that it will expand its operations in Austin, Texas, with a new campus to be built in…

Invention could do away with airport security screening queues: researchers

14 December 2018 in Strategy

A device that could be developed into ultra-sensitive cameras for security screening that would not require people to queue at…

What are people looking at online? One word: porn

14 December 2018 in Entertainment

The world's biggest porn site, Pornhub, has issued its yearly report and the figures therein (traffic, not humans) are something…

Google Cloud certified for unclassified govt workloads

14 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Google Cloud Platform has been added to the list of certified cloud providers for unclassified government workloads, the Australian…

Dubber surpasses $500k mark in monthly revenue for first time

14 December 2018 in Listed Tech

Australian-listed call recording company Dubber has achieved revenues of $517,000 in November, to break through the $500k monthly barrier for…

New business still needs old values to succeed, says HPE executive

14 December 2018 in The Wired CIO

If you have a set of principles and adhere to them rigorously, they serve as your foundation when you undergo…

Tenda Nova home Wi-Fi system available through Australian partners

14 December 2018 in Resellers

Global networking brand, Tenda, has come to Australia, making its excellent-value MW3 and MW6 mesh Wi-Fi systems available through a…

The first mesh Wi-Fi under $200 has launched in Australia

14 December 2018 in Wi-Fi

Today, access to Wi-Fi is almost as much a daily requirement as food and water. Tenda, a pioneer in the…

Nvidia sets six AI benchmark records

13 December 2018 in Hardware

GPU vendor Nvidia has set six records on the new MLPerf AI benchmark suite.

amaysim going 'serverless first' on AWS

13 December 2018 in Cloud

MVNO and gas and electricity retailer amaysim has been running "pretty much everything on AWS" since 2014/15, according to IT…

Escrow launches in Australia

13 December 2018 in Market

Global secure payments system Escrow.com has launched in Australia with the introduction of Australian dollar capability for online escrow payments.

Optus takes kids on a cyber security journey at La Trobe

13 December 2018 in Education

Students from grades five to eight participated in a number of workshops on cyber bullying. staying safe online and cyber…

Wildlife Drones raises funds, launches drone radio-tracking system

13 December 2018 in Strategy

Australian tech start-up Wildlife Drones is set to launch its drone radio-tracking system to market after closing a seed funding…

 

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