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ACCC delays final word on Vodafone-TPG deal to 11 April

23 January 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian competition watchdog has extended the date for giving a final decision on the proposed merger between telcos Vodafone…

CA calls for greater transparency, consumer choice for telco services

22 January 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Communications industry lobby group Communications Alliance has called for Australia to move to a simpler, more transparent framework of safeguards…

Global use of AI on the rise, but talent in short supply: report

22 January 2019 in Market

Artificial intelligence is on the rise around the world, according to a new global study that found the number of…

NNNCo inks distribution deal with Dicker Data

22 January 2019 in Deals

Enterprise IoT network service and data platform provider, The National Narrowband Network Co, has signed a distribution agreement with ASX-listed…

MyRepublic discounts 100Mbps plans after NBN Co pushes speed tier

22 January 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Small ISP MyRepublic has announced a new push to sell 100Mbps plans, with a discounted plan of $79.95, a drop…

Australian Govt launches program for SMEs to get a free digital makeover

22 January 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Government has launched a program for small and family businesses to apply for a digital makeover valued up…

France hits Google with €50m fine for GDPR violations

22 January 2019 in Technology Regulation

Google has been hit with a €50 million (US$56.8 million) fine by the French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) for…

Behaviour can be known with a little help from your friends: claim

22 January 2019 in Home Tech

A study conducted jointly by the University of Adelaide and the University of Vermont claims that the behaviour of an…

Automated vehicles to be tested in rural Victoria

22 January 2019 in Automotive

Automated vehicle technology will be tested in rural Victoria this year, with the State Government awarding Bosch $2.3 million from…

Iridium Certus goes live as $3 billion satellite constellation completed

21 January 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Telecommunications provider Pivotel has congratulated Iridium Communications on the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband service, enabled by the…

Australians boost take-up of digital payments: report

21 January 2019 in Market

A majority of Australians now use digital payments, according to a new report revealing that awareness of digital payments is…

Fujitsu wins $99 million Defence Department contract

21 January 2019 in Deals

Japanese ICT giant Fujitsu has signed a three-year contract with the Australian Department of Defence to provide desktop-related services for…

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Digital bank granted full ADI licence by APRA

23 January 2019 in Strategy

Digital banking firm Volt Bank has been granted an Authorised Deposit-Taking Institution licence by the Australia Prudential Regulation Authority, becoming…

QUT team develops algorithm to predict tennis players' next shots

22 January 2019 in Development

Analysis of thousands of shots played by tennis players Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer by researchers at the…

Visa campaign to 'educate Australians’ on convenience, security of mobile payments

22 January 2019 in Strategy

Global payments giant Visa has launched a campaign aimed at educating Australians about the convenience and security of mobile payments.

ThoughtWorks appoints Vingrys to head Australian business

22 January 2019 in People Moves

Global software and digital transformation consultancy ThoughtWorks has appointed 12-year company executive Kristan Vingrys as managing director for Australia.

WhatsApp limits users to five message forwards

22 January 2019 in Technology Regulation

The Facebook-owned messaging application WhatsApp has started limiting to five the number of times a user can forward a message,…

Australian firms lack confidence about net security: claim

22 January 2019 in Security

A little more than a fifth of the Australian companies surveyed are confident about their Internet security, a study by…

US team working on real-time fact-checking app

21 January 2019 in Apps

A team of researchers at Duke University in North Carolina are working to develop an app that will be able…

Zettagrid acquires Perth’s Silverain Technology

21 January 2019 in Strategy

Global cloud services provider Zettagrid has acquired Perth Infrastructure as a Services provider Silverain Technology.

MNF hooks up phones with Microsoft Teams

21 January 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Unified communications and collaboration provider MNF Enterprise now provides a PSTN calling integration for Microsoft Teams.

Analyst firm says T-Mobile will be first in US with 'real 5G'

21 January 2019 in Business Telecommunications

T-Mobile is best positioned among US telcos to deliver "real 5G whenever that reality actually materialises", the analyst firm BTIG…

3 Ways the 5G Network will impact power management businesses in 2019

21 January 2019 in Business Telecommunications

SPONSORED NEWS. Attributed to John Atherton, General Manager Power Quality at Eaton. Australia’s appetite for online content is growing rapidly.…

Singapore gets first live 5G facility for testing

21 January 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Singapore telco Singtel, Singapore Polytechnic and Ericsson have opened the country's first live 5G facility at the polytechnic's Dover Road…

Malware uninstalls cloud security products from Linux machines

21 January 2019 in Security

Security firm Palo Alto Networks claims to have found samples of malware spread by a group known as Rocke that…

CSIRO launches analytics platform to provide agricultural data

21 January 2019 in Data

The CSIRO and rural technology start-up Digital Agriculture Services have jointly created an analytics platform to provide reliable, independent and…

Kahl moves to SailPoint from Juniper

18 January 2019 in People Moves

Identity governance provider SailPoint has appointed former Juniper Networks senior executive Andrew Kahl to the role of chief customer officer.

Australian businesses increasingly embrace Artificial Intelligence: report

18 January 2019 in Strategy

Australian organisations are embracing artificial intelligence with almost three quarters of businesses surveyed reporting a positive impact from AI.

Amcor deploys Boomi Platform in supply chain

18 January 2019 in Deals

Australian global packaging giant Amcor has fortified its supply chain by leveraging the Boomi Platform to integrate and align its…

ANZ extends Apple Pay offering with the choice of using eftpos

18 January 2019 in Development

ANZ has extended its Apple Pay offering, which gives its Access Advantage Visa debit card customers "the option to choose…


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