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Chinese envoy warns UK of adverse reaction if it changes Huawei stance

07 July 2020 in Government Tech Policy

China's ambassador to the UK, Liu Xiaoming, has indicated that any change in the existing UK stance on telecommunications equipment…

Immunity's Aitel says F5 BIG-IP bug may have been used in zero-day exploit

07 July 2020 in Security

Veteran vulnerability researcher Dave Aitel has offered his views on a major flaw in the BIG-IP range of devices, saying…

Huawei slams Macquarie call for operators to ‘remove’ Chinese equipment

06 July 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Huawei Australia has lashed out at Macquarie Telecom group executive Luke Clifton for calling on Australian telecom network operators to…

RTI Connectivity, NEC complete Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable System

06 July 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Undersea cable owner RTI Connectivity and ICT services giant NEC have announced the successful completion of the Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable…

NBN Co ‘proudly’ declares NBN construction targets achieved or ‘exceeded’

06 July 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co says it has achieved or exceeded its National Broadband Network construction targets for 25 consecutive months by more…

VAPAR raises $700,000 in seed funding

06 July 2020 in Business Intelligence

Stormwater and sewerage pipelines infrastructure repair and maintenance provider VAPAR, which utilises artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to…

Business software providers hit by impact of COVID-19, says ABSIA

06 July 2020 in Business Software

Over half (54%) of Australian business software industry providers experienced considerable to major immediate or short-term impacts from COVID-19, with…

Ericsson under cloud after US places its Chinese partner on blacklist

06 July 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Australian telecommunications companies will have to limit their 5G purchases to one company — Finland's Nokia — if the government…

UK set to change Huawei decision, seek gear removal this year: report

06 July 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The use of equipment from Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies in British 5G networks will be phased out from…

Australia's broadband network in a diabolical position after 'completion', says expert

06 July 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

An academic, who was part of the advisory panel for the NBN for the Labor Party, says Australia is now…

Opinion. Philipson on the ACS’s problems

05 July 2020 in IT Industry

What is happening in the Australian Computer Society is a tragedy, for the organisation and for the IT industry.

Keep it civil, says Oppermann

05 July 2020 in IT Industry

The President of the Australian Computer Society, Dr  Ian Oppermann, has responded to trenchant criticism of his role with a…

Cooke County in Texas apparently hit by gang using REvil ransomware

05 July 2020 in Security

Malicious attackers claim to have staged an attack on the website of Cooke County in Texas using the REvil ransomware…

Activision-Blizzard: Stop asking us awkward questions about our flawed Call of Duty banning policy

04 July 2020 in Entertainment

Despite burgeoning evidence of customers being banned for no reason, Activision-Blizzard doesn’t care.

Whither Fuchsia? Will the new OS be Google's way to avoid sharing Linux code?

04 July 2020 in Open Sauce

If Google decides to use its new operating system Fuchsia will it lead to the company abandoning Linux - the…

Third batch of Toll documents leaked online after Windows ransomware attack

04 July 2020 in Security

Cyber criminals who attacked Australian logistics and transport provider Toll Group in May have now released a third batch of…

Compliance checks on mobile providers over porting scams

03 July 2020 in Security

The Federal Government has warned that the telecommunications regulator ACMA is actively undertaking compliance checks to ensure mobile providers are…

Lookout team finds surveillance tools targeting Uighurs for many years

03 July 2020 in Security

Threat researchers from the San Francisco-based security firm Lookout say they have discovered four Android surveillance tools that have been…

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Micro Focus announces AI-powered enhancements for UFT Family solutions

07 July 2020 in Market

UK-based technology vendor Micro Focus has announced artificial intelligence (AI)-powered enhancements to the intelligent testing capabilities of the UFT Family…

Epson launches first premium partner program in Australia

07 July 2020 in Print Solutions

Computer peripherals maker Epson has launched its first premium partner program in Australia, an initiative under new managing director Craig…

Heritage Bank integrates Apple Pay on payments platform

07 July 2020 in Market

Australian customer-owned bank Heritage Bank has announced the integration of Apple Pay on its payment platform.

INVITE VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE 9/7/20 9AM AEST - Denodo announce virtual roundtable in APAC region, focus on cloud and data virtualisation

07 July 2020 in Cloud

VENDOR NEWS:  Denodo announce virtual roundtable in APAC region, focus on cloud and data virtualisation Denodo, the leaders in data…

DekkoLynx aims to block video snoopers

07 July 2020 in Business Telecommunications

The sudden growth in working from home led to similar growth in the use of video conferencing, and that was…

Check Point finds a way to attack Apache Guacamole with remote code exploits

07 July 2020 in Security

Security outfit Check Point has found a number of vulnerabilities in Apache Guacamole, popular infrastructure that is used for remote…

Spark picks Whisper as six-year production partner for NZ cricket

07 July 2020 in Entertainment

New Zealand sports broadcaster Spark Sport has selected award-winning British production firm Whisper as production partner for all New Zealand…

Origin Energy selects Amazon Web Services as preferred cloud provider

07 July 2020 in Energy

Energy retailer Origin Energy has chosen Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider in a move aimed at driving…

Zebra hosts first ANZ livestream channel partner event

06 July 2020 in Resellers

In lieu of their annual Channel Partner Roadshow, Zebra Technologies held their first ever livestream partner event last month. Despite…

5G in Australia: How we can mitigate the risks

06 July 2020 in Security

GUEST OPINION by Eddie Stefanescu, Regional VP Business – APJ at Claroty: The near future security risks of 5G rollout…

Optus drops 20% off selected plans for users in regional areas

06 July 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Telco Singtel Optus has reduced the price of its Optus Choice and Optus One plans by 20% for Australians in…

Poly releases two more devices that are Teams-enabled

06 July 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Global communications firm Poly (formerly known as Plantronics and Polycom) has launched the Poly Trio C60, a smart conferencing device…

Latrobe Valley Enterprises, Ricoh interactive collaboration hub deal

06 July 2020 in Deals

Not for profit disabilities employment provider Latrobe Valley Enterprises (LVE) has deployed a Ricoh Interactive Collaboration Hub to facilitate remote-based…

Boost says to get new digital stack over the next 12 months

06 July 2020 in Mobility

Mobile virtual network operator Boost Mobile says Telstra, whose mobile services it resells, is working on a major shift in…

Assange turns 49 in solitary confinement while US marks its birthday as well

04 July 2020 in Open Sauce

WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange turned 49 on Friday. A day later, the country that is his persecutor, marks the 244th…

Review: D-Link DWR-956 AC1200 4G LTE router

04 July 2020 in Networking

The D-Link DWR-956 is a wireless AC1200 4G LTE router with Gigabit Ethernet ports and VoIP capability, which can be…

Alibaba Cloud, Unilever partner on ‘next generation’ digital marketing initiative

03 July 2020 in Deals

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of China’s Alibaba Group, is partnering with multinational consumer goods company Unilever, in…

Blockchain solar trial a ‘boost’ to peer-to-peer energy trading, says Power Ledger

03 July 2020 in Energy

A blockchain solar energy trading trial that lets households set their own electricity prices has found the technology is technically…

FCC uses flimsy evidence to damn Huawei and ban fund use

03 July 2020 in Open Sauce

More than 17 years have passed since the US invaded Iraq on the flimsiest of pretexts, with lies about this,…

CIBIS and Cessnock Council bring near real-time NSW e-planning portal live for July 1

03 July 2020 in Local Government

Australian software developer, CIBIS, shows the collaboration between Government and private enterprise pays off.

US Senate panel okays child porn bill after tech firms' concerns addressed

03 July 2020 in Government Tech Policy

A bill aimed at ending the spread of material about child sexual abuse material online has been approved by the…


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