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Privacy, rights groups urge politicians to reject bill

23 September 2018 in Government Tech Policy

A group of privacy and rights organisations have called on Australian politicians to reject the encryption bill which was introduced…

Telco bodies, AIIA warn encryption bill could weaken Australia's security

23 September 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Federal Government's draft encryption bill could seriously damage Australia’s — and international — cyber security and, would act contrary to…

MUST-SEE: Marc Randolph, Netflix co-founder on stage Melbourne Town Hall 24 September

22 September 2018 in Development

It's your last chance to see Marc Randolph, the inspiring Netflix co-founder who shares the incredible start-up story behind the…

Google 'furious' about internal memo on China project: report

22 September 2018 in Technology Regulation

Google's reluctance to offer any public comment on its plans to launch a censored search engine in China has been…

No Optus: mobile, Internet outages hit users in five states

22 September 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Customers of Singtel Optus experienced mobile and Internet outages on Friday, with the issues beginning at about 10am AEST.

Labor asks govt to proceed with care on encryption bill

21 September 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Labor Party has termed "unacceptable" the government's introduction of its encryption bill into Parliament on Thursday, just 10…

New Yorker claims credit for Torvalds' apology on behaviour

21 September 2018 in Open Source

Linux creator Linus Torvalds' decision to apologise for his abrasive putdowns of developers was prompted by an American news magazine…

Google defends third-party developers' scanning of Gmail inboxes

21 September 2018 in Security

Google has mounted a defence of the way it scrutinises the activities of third-party add-ons within its Gmail email service,…

BSA urges judicial oversight, challenge mechanism for encryption bill

21 September 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Global software industry advocate BSA, the software alliance, has urged the Australian Government to include in its encryption bill a…

Victorian Police Force planning to buzz crowds with drones?

20 September 2018 in Security

Victoria Police's counter-terrorism boss Ross Guenther has announced plans to fly drones above crowds at major events.

Westpac Bank enables voice payments through Siri

20 September 2018 in Mobility

Westpac Bank is claiming an Australian first with the launch of Siri for Westpac, allowing its customers to make payments…

KPMG, Alibaba Cloud form ‘digital transformation’ alliance

20 September 2018 in Strategy

Global management firm KPMG International has forged an alliance with Alibaba Cloud — the cloud computing arm of Chinese Internet…

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Sydney’s interconnection bandwidth to quadruple by 2021: report

24 September 2018 in Data Centres

SPONSORED NEWS: Sydney is leading the way in the Asia Pacific region with interconnection bandwidth for the city expected to…

Aura brings security-with-a-service to Australia

23 September 2018 in Security

Security solutions firm, Aura Information Security, says its RedShield product is worthy of a new acronym, SwaS, and that it…

The curious case of the New Zealand CTO

23 September 2018 in Government Tech Policy

After 60 candidates for national CTO were rejected, a back-channel application produced a job offer followed by the resignation of…

Solace speeds data flows

21 September 2018 in Data

The growing number of applications — such as those in the Internet of Things space — that require a data…

MYOB boosts R&D spending

21 September 2018 in Strategy

Tax and accounting software company MYOB is increasing its investment in research and development to $100 million a year, chief…

Spectrum, broadcasting, 5G all under spotlight at Radcomms

21 September 2018 in Business Telecommunications

The future of broadcasting platforms to the imminent deployment of Australia’s 5G networks will be the focus of this year’s…

ACMA seeks public input to telecoms industry infringement rules

21 September 2018 in Technology Regulation

The telecommunications industry regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, wants to change the rules governing the industry to allow…

VIDEO: VR tech 'throws user into a world of isolation to replicate life for a child with hearing loss'

21 September 2018 in Home Tech

Children’s charity, The Shepherd Centre, is launching a "ground-breaking virtual reality experience that immerses the user in to a world…

High time for Labor to show some spine and reject encryption bill

21 September 2018 in Open Sauce

The Australian Labor Party is extremely good at brinkmanship – waiting until the very last moment and then bending over…

Apple iPhone XS, Max and Watch Series 4 launch in Sydney, live stream!

21 September 2018 in Home Tech

The Australian flagship Apple Store in Sydney's CBD is one of the very first places in the world to get…

Jemena inks gas transport deal with Santos

21 September 2018 in Energy

Energy infrastructure company Jemena has inked a new gas transportation contract with Santos to ship around 8 terajoules of gas…

RSPs will have to tread with care as ACMA NBN rules now fully in place

21 September 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The final rules devised by the Australian Communications and Media Authority to improve the experience of consumers who move over…

All-new Amazon Echo devices announced for 2018, 2018, 2018...

21 September 2018 in Home Tech

Can you hear that? Amazon Echo devices have been updated for 2018, with new designs, upgraded speakers and more to…

Google devs discussed ways of countering Trump travel ban: claim

21 September 2018 in Technology Regulation

Developers at Google discussed technical means to counter the Trump administration January 2017 travel bans, but the company denied that…

Akamai SOTI report: financial services industry under constant attack from automated tools

21 September 2018 in Security

Credential stuffing is stuffing up the financial services industry, with content attacks, malicious login attempts on the rise with 8.3…

ICT industry trends in focus at ServiceNow forum

21 September 2018 in Market

SPONSORED NEWS: ICT industry trends will be under the spotlight at the upcoming Sydney forum to be staged by global…

Remote tools increasing attack surface for industrial systems: study

21 September 2018 in Security

The use of remote administration tools to monitor, control and maintain industrial control systems is adding to their attack surface,…

NSS Labs hits Symantec, ESET and CrowdStrike with anti-trust suit

21 September 2018 in Security

Security software testing company NSS Labs has filed an anti-trust suit against security firms Symantec, CrowdStrike, ESET and the Anti-Malware…

 

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