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Intel hid CPU bugs info from govt 'until public disclosure'

24 February 2018 in Security

Intel concealed information about two flaws in its processors from US cyber security officials and the latter only became aware…

US warns Australia against Huawei 5G involvement: report

24 February 2018 in Security

The US has warned Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull not to allow Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to supply equipment for…

LA Times serving cryptocurrency mining script

23 February 2018 in Security

The Los Angeles Times website is serving a cryptocurrency mining script which appears to have been placed there by malicious…

Kogan revenue boosted by strong growth in mobile services

22 February 2018 in Listed Tech

Online discounter Kogan has exceeded $200 million in half-year revenue for the six months to the end of December, and…

Megaport continues on strong growth path

22 February 2018 in Listed Tech

Inter-connected services and data centre operator Megaport has reported increased revenue of $8.8 million for the six months to the…

NBN Co's quest for more ARPU is ill-fated: network expert

22 February 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The quest by the NBN Co to push up the average revenue per user is ill-fated as this would lead…

Linfox, Telstra partner in Internet of Things deal

22 February 2018 in Deals

Trucking and logistics services company Linfox is partnering with Telstra and fleet management technology solutions provider MTData to implement an…

TechnologyOne faces second complaint of bullying

22 February 2018 in Technology Regulation

A former cloud project manager at the tech firm TechnologyOne has filed a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission,…

Cyber crime costs Australia millions as global security breaches rise

22 February 2018 in Security

Australia has been caught up in the unrelenting cyber crime scourge sweeping the world, with a new global security report…

Govt says companies will be forced to decrypt data when asked to do so

22 February 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Coalition Government has indicated that it will force companies that provide encryption for communications to devise a means of…

NetComm achieves record revenue, earnings growth

21 February 2018 in Listed Tech

Listed communications firm NetComm Wireless has reported record revenues of $88.6 million for the six months to the end of…

Samsung opens ‘SmartSchool’ at UniSA

21 February 2018 in Strategy

Samsung has launched a new training facility at the University of South Australia it says is one of the most…

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Samsung S9 and S9+ video leaks early, confirmation due in hours

25 February 2018 in Home Tech

By the time Monday morning rolls around in Australia, all will be confirmed about the Samsung Galaxy S9 series, but…

Review - Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i wireless noise cancelling headphones

25 February 2018 in Peripherals

High-end Danish electronics manufacturer, Bang & Olufsen, has released a new Bluetooth active noise cancelling headphone with microphone, the Beoplay…

Tim Cook's tweet celebrating Steve Jobs' birthday hijacked by Ethereum scammers

25 February 2018 in Home Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook has tweeted a quote from Steve Jobs in memory of his birthday as a touching gesture,…

A CxO guide to the cloud

24 February 2018 in The Wired CIO

“The cloud” is the buzzword of the modern day. Companies are told they must “get on the cloud”, while the…

Fair Work Web report tool results in deluge of complaints

23 February 2018 in Government Tech

The Fair Work Ombudsman says the provision of a website where complaints about illegal practices in workplaces can be lodged…

Fujitsu launches biometric authentication software

23 February 2018 in Enterprise Solutions

Japanese information and communication technology company Fujitsu has introduced biometric authentication software for Windows PCs, with the product being available…

Huawei gets mobile with car powered by AI smartphone

23 February 2018 in Development

Chinese global telecommunications giant Huawei is claiming it is the first mobile device manufacturer in the world to use an…

Encryption: the best-laid plans may come to naught

23 February 2018 in Open Sauce

Government functionaries in many countries appear to be obsessed with the idea that breaking encryption will lessen the quantum of…

Counterfeit code-signing certs more prevalent, but cost a deterrent

23 February 2018 in Security

Security firm Recorded Future claims that the use of counterfeit code-signing certificates is on the rise, but is of the…

Intel to demo 5G-connected PC at Mobile World Congress

23 February 2018 in Enterprise Solutions

Processor giant Intel will give a demonstration of a concept 5G-connected PC during the forthcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona,…

Union pledges to fight cuts to public school funding

23 February 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Education Union claims the Coalition Government has cut $1.9 billion from public schools and hundreds of millions more…

US customs unable to authenticate e-Passports since 2010

23 February 2018 in Security

A letter sent by two US senators to the country's Customs and Border Protection authority reveals that though the US…

Internode named home broadband provider of the year

23 February 2018 in Home Tech

Adelaide-based internet service provider Internode has been named 2017 Roy Morgan Home Broadband Provider of the Year for the second…

Symantec claims $2.3b lost to cyber criminals in 2017, but figures don't add up

22 February 2018 in Security

Symantec's annual survey of consumer cyber crime has found Australians lost $2.3 billion last year.

World's tiniest viola plays for Uber as Ola slays with successful Perth launch

22 February 2018 in Fuzzy Logic

After a successful soft launch in Perth, the Indian ride-sharing company Ola is offering "free rides for a week to…

ARM-powered, 4G/LTE connected Windows 10 PCs coming to MWC Barcelona – will consumers care?

22 February 2018 in Development

With top mobile operators, including Telstra, in major first world countries set to "activate Windows 10 PCs powered by Qualcomm's…

Signal Foundation set up to spread use of private communications

22 February 2018 in Security

The head of the developers behind the Signal messenger app, that provides end-to-end encryption, is setting up a non-profit foundation…

Trend Micro patches email gateway, but leaves two flaws unpatched

22 February 2018 in Security

Trend Micro has patched 10 vulnerabilities in its Email Encryption Gateway product that could be used for remote exploits, but…