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US, China close to deal on lifting ZTE ban: report

22 May 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The United States and China are closing in on a deal that would lift an export ban on Chinese telecommunications…

Adobe to pay US$1.68 billion to acquire Magento

22 May 2018 in Deals

Adobe is set to acquire commerce platform Magento Commerce in a deal valued at US$1.68 billion.

Software fault triggered Telstra mobile network outage

22 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The calamitous collapse of Telstra's mobile network on Monday was triggered by a software fault which led to multiple elements…

Google's vision of social engineering outed in company video

22 May 2018 in Technology Regulation

Google appears to have visions of controlling people in the future through the information that it slurps up every day,…

New alliance to develop a national robotics R&D strategy

22 May 2018 in Strategy

CSIRO's digital innovation group Data61 has announced the formation of an alliance to develop a national robotics R&D strategy and…

Google, big tech may face Justice Dept scrutiny

22 May 2018 in Government Tech Policy

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has acknowledged that the Justice Department needs to take a close look at technology companies…

New MVNO LYF Mobile launches with 'millennial needs' focus, but is Aldi Mobile cheaper?

22 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Promising to be "more than just a phone service" thanks to an emphasis on community engagement and giving back, LYF…

Telstra outage: when will customers know the reason?

21 May 2018 in Open Sauce

Nearly 10 hours after its mobile network collapsed like a pile of pancakes on Monday, Australia's biggest telecommunications outfit Telstra…

Telstra says service 'back to normal levels', but no word on why it happened

21 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The national Telstra outage that affected 3G and 4G voice and data services this morning and afternoon appears to be…

Aussies spend big bucks on mobile

21 May 2018 in Mobility

Australians pay on average $44 per month each for their mobile phone plans, representing a whopping total for all mobile…

Telstra mobile users hit by nation-wide outage

21 May 2018 in Mobility

Telstra has suffered another mobile network outage and users are venting their frustrations on social media.

Optus pitches benefits of new broadband offerings

21 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s second biggest telco Optus is tempting customers with a promise of fast speeds, more entertainment options and $10 off…

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FULL VIDEOS: AMD Avengers rising in epic move to wipe out half of Intel's sales across the universe

22 May 2018 in Hardware

Complete with its Infinity Fabric laden with AMD's six gems compromising of Ryzen and Ryzen Pro, Radeon, SenseMI, GuardMI, Zen…

Square's new wares: boosting Aussie business with its new HQ and engineering hub

22 May 2018 in Development

Payments company Square has announced it is "expanding operations in Australia, opening a new, larger headquarters to support the growing…

OnMarket, Listcorp team up on investor initiative

22 May 2018 in Strategy

IPO and equity crowdfunding portal OnMarket is partnering with investor relations platform Listcorp to assist newly listed ASX companies with…

VIDEO: SafetyCulture secures $60M in new funding to accelerate expansion and improve safety

22 May 2018 in Development

Running a quality company these days is expensive, with Australian workplace safety solutions company SafetyCulture raising the largest amount by…

Students promote their ideas as part of NBN Co STEM skills initiative

22 May 2018 in Strategy

Students participating in a STEM cells initiative by National Broadband Network company NBN Co have presented their ideas during an…

ANZ in play to bring Apple Pay to 'leading Australian charities'

22 May 2018 in Development

ANZ has announced that "Donate with Apple Pay" is available on the "Shout For Good" fundraising platform, providing Australian charities…

LAUNCH VIDEO: HPE guarantees industry’s highest 'all-flash storage capacity efficiency'

22 May 2018 in Storage & Cloud Storage

With the next generation of HPE Nimble Storage platform tripling all flash value and being NVMe/SCM ready, HPE knows having…

HMD Global (Nokia) raises US $100M to 'fuel its next phase of growth'

22 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

With HMD reportedly having outsold virtually all Android competitors except Samsung, all those sales obviously still weren't enough to avoid…

It’s all fun for Aussies shopping on their smartphone: survey

22 May 2018 in Mobility

Ausssie smartphone owners browse shopping sites just for fun on their mobile without any plans of making a purchase and…

Strong cloud growth takes TechnologyOne to record revenues

22 May 2018 in Listed Tech

Listed enterprise software company TechnologyOne attributes a strong first half result, including record revenues and licence fees, primarily to its…

How to survive the Zombie Apocalypse? - hang out in Melbourne.

22 May 2018 in Radioactive IT

It seems that, in the event of a Zombie Apocalypse outbreak in the Australasian area, the best advice is to…

Mastercard, Transport for NSW to deliver 'smarter city' via Future Transport Digital Accelerator

22 May 2018 in Development

Mastercard announces partnership with Transport for New South Wales to deliver a smarter city through the "Future Transport Digital Accelerator",…

Ola exuberant as it matures into Brisbane, Gold Coast and Canberra

22 May 2018 in Development

Watch out, Uber! An exuberant Ola now has 6 major metropolitan cities in Australia with a "credible rideshare alternative", with…

Paypal buys small-biz friendly iZettle for 'significantly expanded global omnichannel platform'

22 May 2018 in Development

Expanding its offering in 12 markets and adding in-store capabilities in 11 markets, iZettle's small business commerce platform "advances PayPal’s…

Review: State of Decay 2 - zombie apocalypse sims

22 May 2018 in Games

Surviving the zombie apocalypse is a significant amount of work at times, and you will surprisingly need those management skills…

Microsoft lands big cloud deal with intelligence agencies

22 May 2018 in Cloud

Cloud and operating systems behemoth Microsoft has improved its chances of winning a US$10 billion defence contract by winning a…

Logitech releases mice for World Cup football fans

22 May 2018 in Hardware

Computer peripherals manufacturer Logitech is making a bid to capitalise on next month's World Cup football tournament by issuing wireless…

Advocacy groups petition FTC to break up Facebook

22 May 2018 in Technology Regulation

A coalition of eight advocacy groups is asking the US Federal Trade Commission take steps to break up Facebook, with…

 

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