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Recycling old mobile phones efforts continue apace

15 November 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s national Mobile Muster mobile phone recycling program has recycled 90 tonnes of mobiles and accessories, and the country’s second…

Security expert says My Health Record a disaster waiting to happen

15 November 2018 in Security

A provider of cyber security services to the government has spoken out about the weaknesses that dog the Federal Government's…

Mid range smartphones giving Apple a headache

15 November 2018 in Beerfiles

As several recent reports have underlined, 2018 has been a challenging one for the global smartphone market. The latest unit…

Kiwis to get cheaper gigabit as Australians make do with 50Mbps

15 November 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

As Australians continue to make do with a half-baked broadband service, New Zealand has indicated that it would be reducing…

Optus boosts investment in SA network by another $23.6 million

14 November 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s second largest telco Optus is investing a further $23.6 million into its South Australian network, building more than 40…

Telcos drag the chain on meeting new compliance standard

14 November 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s telcos are dragging the chain in meeting a new compliance Standard requiring them to clearly set out minimum complaints-handling…

Kaspersky Lab opens first transparency centre in Zurich

14 November 2018 in Security

Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab has opened its first data processing unit and transparency centre in Zurich and has announced…

NAB Ventures throws support behind Poynt US$100 million capital raise

14 November 2018 in Listed Tech

One of Australia’s big four banks, the National Australia Bank, is backing a US$100 million capital raising by US-based ecommerce…

TechnologyOne selected by UK Science Museum Group

14 November 2018 in Deals

Australian-listed ICT services company TechnologyOne has been selected by the UK’s group of science museums, the Science Museum Group, to…

Queensland Treasury rolls out Nuance’s virtual assistant ‘Sam’

14 November 2018 in Deals

Queensland’s Office of State Revenue, part of Queensland Treasury, has launched Nuance Communications’ virtual assistant "Sam" across all OSR revenue…

Tech sector executive demand falls along with wider market decline: report

13 November 2018 in Enterprise Staff

Employment demand for executives fell 3% in October, prompting one major recruitment firm to question whether Australia’s employment market has…

Why I opted for an OPPO F9 instead of an iPhone XR

13 November 2018 in Beerfiles

Last week I walked into my local Vodafone store set to sign up for a plan with a new iPhone…

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Metadata on offer? We'll have a bit of it too, mate

15 November 2018 in Open Sauce

The Communications Alliance, or more accurately its boss, John Stanton, was the most forthright of the multitudes who appeared at…

Satellite start-up Myriota teams up with AIMS in oceans study

15 November 2018 in Internet of Things

South Australian satellite start-up Myriota has teamed up with the Australian Institute of Marine Science to deploy marine drifters with…

Fragmented secondary data worries IT execs: survey

15 November 2018 in Data

A survey conducted by Vanson Bourne for hyperconvergence vendor Cohesity reveals extensive concern about the fragmentation of secondary data.

Review: Epson FF-680W photo scanner

14 November 2018 in Reviews

Epson's FF-680W scanner is a convenient way of digitising a sizeable collection of photos, and then it has a second…

Greens want to fix NBN, protect digital rights and digital accessibility

14 November 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Greens political party has announced a "plan to fix NBN, protect digital rights and ensure our digitally-connected world…

Amaysim's new plan: 60GB for $60 including unlimited calls and text

14 November 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The race to deliver ever large amounts of data has continued raging, with Amaysim's newest plan an obvious response to…

Singtel chief Chua elected GSMA deputy chair

14 November 2018 in People Moves

The GSM Association, the lobby group for mobile carriers worldwide, has announced the appointment of Singtel Group chief executive Chua…

TripAdvisor's move into social now complete and available globally

14 November 2018 in Home Tech

"The world’s largest travel community" says you can now "enjoy and discover useful content, advice and recommendations from friends, family…

VIDEO: The Wiggles to entertain via Google Assistant in the US, UK, Canada and Australia

14 November 2018 in Home Tech

Australian entertainers The Wiggles are on Google's digital assistant, offering a range of ways your family can "learn, play and…

Why I would pick an iPhone over an Android device every time

14 November 2018 in Open Sauce

One of the new iPhone models, even the so-called "budget" one, the XR, may cost as much as thrice what…

China attackers target UK firm using Russian methods: claim

14 November 2018 in Security

Chinese attackers have been targeting an engineering company based in Britain re-using tactics, techniques and procedures from the Russian threat…

Seagate, IBM claim hard drive counterfeiting, but offer no details

14 November 2018 in Hardware

Hard drive manufacturer Seagate and American multinational IT services firm IBM say they are working together to reduce the incidence…

Australian esports seen growing after Logitech G's Mindfreak acquisition

14 November 2018 in Entertainment

The growth of esports is expected to accelerate in Australia following Logitech G's recent acquisition of Astro Gaming, a leading…

iPhone a blessing to Apple, but could be a curse too

14 November 2018 in Mobile devices

ANALYSIS The ascent of the iPhone over the years has been good news for Apple. But it now is also…

VIDEO: Surface Go with 4G LTE arriving 22 November

13 November 2018 in Hardware

The wait for the 4G LTE-enabled Surface Go is nearly over, with pre-orders now open and 22 November being the…

1E helps bridge security-operations divide: claim

13 November 2018 in Security

IT security staff want systems patched promptly, but they're not usually the people who have to do the work.

How IT pros can keep ahead of the backup and DR game

13 November 2018 in Data

Sponsored News. By Richard Giddey, Vice President Asia Pacific, ActiveImage Data storage and backup is no longer the simple procedure…

Five trends led by 5G to dominate the digital future: report

13 November 2018 in Market

Evolving technology like 5G, artificial intelligence, blockchain, data privacy and cloud will usher in and pave the way for significant…


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