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Ex-NSA hacker says new Intel bug will need 'ton of work' to fix

25 June 2018 in Security

A security researcher says a fix for a new vulnerability in Intel processors is likely to require changes to the…

TIO ready to apply new standards in considering telecoms disputes

25 June 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman has been quick to put the telecoms industry on notice it will take into account the…

ZTE set to meet all demands for getting back into business

24 June 2018 in Government Tech Policy

An official at the US Commerce Department says Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corporation will pay US$400 million into an escrow…

Labor pledges better NBN experience if it regains power

24 June 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Labor Party has pledged to deliver a better experience for those consumers of Australia's national broadband network, the…

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…

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DUO promises 'on-the-go dual screen laptop monitor', raises funds in 4 hours

24 June 2018 in Home Tech

A new Kickstarter campaign, to give your laptop a relatively inexpensive second screen that can "slide out", raised its funding…

Apple launches 'keyboard service program for MacBook and MacBook Pro'

24 June 2018 in Home Tech

After two class-action lawsuits in the US have targeted Apple's flat, butterfly keyboards on portable Macs from 2015 onwards, the…

Study says Brits 'confused by gadgets', but they won't read the instructions!

24 June 2018 in Home Tech

British energy and connected home company Centrica's new study shows that Britons are "baffled by the number of buttons, symbols…

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…

 

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