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Singtel, Ericsson to launch Singapore 5G pilot

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Singapore telco Singtel and telecommunications giant Ericsson are scheduled to go live with Singapore’s first 5G pilot network by the…

PageUp breach secrecy may be to set precedent: expert

23 July 2018 in Security

Australian authorities may have decided not to fully disclose details of the data breach at human resources outfit PageUp People…

Experts differ on reason for slow Australian broadband speeds

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Two experienced commentators on Australia's national broadband network, the NBN, have drawn different conclusions from the broadband speed data by…

Assange may be handed over to UK this week: report

23 July 2018 in Strategy

The president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, has either finalised, or is about to finalise, an agreement with the UK to…

Telstra, Optus get low ranking on consumer customer service scorecard

23 July 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Australia’s two biggest telcos — Telstra and Optus — fared poorly in a survey of Australian telecommunications consumers who say…

WhatsApp to curb message forwarding after deaths in India

22 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

Facebook is rolling out software changes to make it harder for WhatsApp messages to be forwarded following complaints that spreading…

Last obstacle to ZTE resuming business in US removed

22 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

The final hurdle to the Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corporation resuming business in the US has been removed with the…

Singapore health database breached, data of 1.5m stolen

21 July 2018 in Security

Singapore's government health database has been breached by attackers who have stolen the personal information of about 1.5 million people,…

Telcos face tough times adapting to market changes: report

20 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Global telecommunications companies are under intense pressure to adapt in a rapidly changing market, as they face dramatic changes in…

auDA dissenter claims membership now mostly from abroad

20 July 2018 in Strategy

A member of auDA, the Australian organisation that administers the .au namespace, claims that the membership of the organisation is…

UK report casts doubt on Huawei security processes

20 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

A British Government report claims equipment made by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies has technical and supply-chain issues that expose…

Hawaiki transpacific cable ready-for-service, reshaping comms in the Pacific

20 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Independent telecommunications challenger, Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP, today commenced commercial operations for its 15,000km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, New…

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Digital Realty expands number of dedicated links to IBM cloud

23 July 2018 in Data Centres

Global data centre solutions provider Digital Realty is expanding dedicated, private access to the IBM Cloud in 15 major metropolitan…

Research finds Australian organisations largely unprepared for supply chain attacks

23 July 2018 in Security

Global research conducted by security software vendor CrowdStrike reveals many companies lack visibility and awareness to combat supply chain attacks…

AARNet appoints Dr Carina Kemp to eResearch top job

23 July 2018 in People Moves

Australia’s Academic and Research Network AARNet has appointed 20 year scientific research and ICT veteran Dr Carina Kemp as the…

New partnership looks to accelerate therapeutic tech improvements

23 July 2018 in Health

The first placements of PhDs – including women graduates - with business and industry have commenced under a partnership between…

Telstra union says Telstra customer service to get 'horrendous as jobs axed'

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The union representing Telstra works says "Telstra’s already poor customer satisfaction levels will go from bad to horrendous if the…

New Data School for data scientists launches in Australia

23 July 2018 in Training

A new training college for data analysts and scientists has launched in Sydney with the opening of a local branch…

Thank goodness for my ad blocker, but it masks the Internet site performance crisis

23 July 2018 in Home Tech

COMMENT: I'm using the excellent 1Blocker software on my 13-inch MacBook Retina 2013 model, and it ensures I can have…

Comms Alliance says industry 'welcomes new NBN service migration rules'

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Communications Alliance says it has welcomed the ACMA's NBN Service Migration Determination published today and is "pleased that the AMCA…

ACMA: new telco rules for NBN migration finalised

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

A final set of new rules requiring telcos to help their customers move smoothly to the National Broadband Network (NBN)…

REA Group thinks outside-the-Box for cloud content management

23 July 2018 in Business Software

Not content with simply shaking up its video conferencing suite, REA has really changed its cloud content management software to…

VIDEO Interview: Box A/NZ regional VP, Scott Leader, unboxes the 2018 Box experience

23 July 2018 in Business Software

Today's cloud content platforms help companies transform the way they and their people work, solving simple and complex information challenges,…

US digital agency BV Accel selects Melbourne for new APAC HQ

23 July 2018 in Strategy

US digital agency, Brand Value Accelerator (BVAccel), is to establish its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne, creating 50 new jobs.

'Zoom'-ing workplace productivity for REA Group through video comms tool

23 July 2018 in Enterprise Solutions

REA Group owns the RealEstate-com-au site and more, and has zoomed into getting real with "frictionless video across all of…

Australia Singapore Cable cable-laying phase completed

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The cable-laying phase of the Australia Singapore Cable system is over, with the final splice having been completed south-east of…

Finder finds three speed check tips as it comments on MyRepublic's NBN fines

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The ACCC has fined MyRepublic $25,200 for its speed claims, with Finder finding time to issue three speed check tips…

More than 150Gb of manufacturing data found exposed on Web

23 July 2018 in Security

Documents belonging to more than 100 manufacturing companies were exposed on a publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics,…

ACCC fines MyRepublic for NBN speed claims

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN provider MyRepublic has "paid penalties totalling $25,200 following the ACCC issuing two infringement notices for alleged false or misleading…

WhiteHawk teams with Salmon Ventures on security

23 July 2018 in Security

Australian-listed global online security exchange WhiteHawk has announced a new partnership with US utility sector service provider Salmon Ventures.

 

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