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Ericsson China 'smart' factory now operational

18 September 2019 in Manufacturing Technology

Swedish tech giant Ericsson says it has completed a 500 million kroner (US $51.5 million) transformation of its “smart” manufacturing…

Online spending on digital, physical goods forecast to pass US6 trillion by 2024

18 September 2019 in Market

The total global transaction value of online payments for digital and physical goods will exceed US$6 trillion by 2024 –…

5G ‘unlikely’ significant threat to NBN business, privatisation talk 'premature': Minister

17 September 2019 in Business Telecommunications

The Australian Government Minister responsible for delivery of the National Broadband Network says the introduction of 5G services in Australia…

NBN price cuts for wholesale NBN services good news for ‘budget conscious’ households says Minister

17 September 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co’s flagging of proposed lower wholesaler pricing for some broadband network entry level product bundles is good news for…

Ola integrates Apple Pay in rideshare platform for Australia, NZ

17 September 2019 in Market

Rideshare platform Ola has integrated Apple Pay as a payment method in Australia and New Zealand in what it says…

NBN Co proposes discounts to broadband network wholesale prices

17 September 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's national broadband network builder and operator NBN Co is proposing to introduce significant discounts and extra capacity inclusions across…

Contracting in the ascendancy as tech skills shortage takes hold, says recruiter

17 September 2019 in Recruitment

Australian businesses are being held back by the country’s tech skills shortage, with many businesses now looking to skilled migration…

Vic drivers' licence data to be used for facial recognition

17 September 2019 in Technology Regulation

Data from drivers' licences issued in Victoria will be uploaded to the Federal Government's National Driver Licence Facial Recognition Solution,…

Mimecast aims to capitalise on Symantec sale and grab customers

17 September 2019 in Enterprise Solutions

Email security provider Mimecast has gone in hard in a bid to capitalise on the proposed sale of Symantec's enterprise…

Amazon changed algorithm to favour own listings: claim

17 September 2019 in Technology Regulation

Retail giant Amazon has been allegedly doing what the European Union fined search behemoth Google for – giving prominence to…

Qld real estate institute set to launch ‘world first’ digital tenancy agreements

16 September 2019 in Market

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) is claiming a world-first with the impending launch - in partnership with tech…

China behind February Australian parliament breach: claim

16 September 2019 in Security

Australian intelligence officials have concluded that the breach of the Federal Parliament network in February was carried out by China,…

Your phone can be hacked – and there's nothing you can do about it

13 September 2019 in Security

Researchers at AdaptiveMobile Security recently detected a new vulnerability that uses the confirguration protocols used by a telco to provision…

Telstra kicking goals with AFL as Live Pass subscribers surpass 3 million

13 September 2019 in Business Telecommunications

More minutes of AFL matches have been streamed than ever before according to Telstra which has revealed that 403 million…

Huawei chief offers to share technology with Western firm

13 September 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technology has expressed its willingness to sell its 5G technology to a Western company and…

Singtel invests S$45 million in employee digital skills program

13 September 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Singapore telco Singtel is investing S$45 million over three years in a professional development program designed to boost the digital…

Google to pay France $1.55b to settle financial fraud probe

13 September 2019 in Technology Regulation

Search giant Google has reached a settlement with France and will pay about €965 million (US$1.07 billion, A$1.55 billion) to…

Digital group says 'no' to code of conduct on fake news

12 September 2019 in Technology Regulation

An industry lobby group, that represents the interests of Google and Facebook among others, has told the Australian Government that…

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Satellite operator Kleos signs first South American contract

18 September 2019 in Space

Australian-listed space technology operator Kleos Space has signed its first South American order, with an order by a Brazillian-based integrator.

Spring cleaning your tech: Aussies struggling to 'split with their stuff'

17 September 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Mobile phone recycling organisation MobileMuster has released new research revealing that 68% of Australians "struggle to get rid of their…

AARNet launches live high bandwidth services on Indigo subsea cable

17 September 2019 in Data

Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) has launched live high-bandwidth services delivering more than one Terabit per second for research…

Optus switches on another North Qld tower to boost move coverage in Bohle Plains

17 September 2019 in Business Telecommunications

 Optus has switched on a new tower in the suburb of Bohle Plains in greater Townsville to boost mobile coverage…

Digital solutions attract travellers but trust of online travel reviews an issue

17 September 2019 in Market

Travellers across the world are increasingly prioritising value over cost, demanding more autonomy over personalisation and using digital solutions to…

Hurricane Electric signs up with new point of presence in NextDC Sydney data centre

17 September 2019 in Data Centres

Global network provider Hurricane Electric has introduced a new Point of Presence (PoP) in data centre operator NEXTDC’s S1 Sydney…

Flinders Uni team has new car ready for World Solar Challenge

17 September 2019 in Energy

A team from Flinders University has completed preparations for participating in the 2019 World Solar Challenge which takes place from…

New Logitech wireless gaming mouse also works with Bluetooth

17 September 2019 in Entertainment

Logitech G, a division of peripherals maker Logitech, has launched what it claims is a new mouse for gamers, saying…

TCL gives filmmakers, creatives and students a chance to win $10K with 'everyday hero' video

16 September 2019 in Development

Chinese consumer electronics powerhouse TCL has launched its "Born a Legend" competition, asking "Aussie content creators to share an ‘everyday…

YPB Group secures smartphone authentication solution deal with China's PanPass

16 September 2019 in Deals

Product authentication and consumer engagement solutions provider YPB Group has signed an agreement to sell its Motif Micro 1 (MM1)…

Foxtel directs customers to GO app

16 September 2019 in Entertainment

Foxtel is now directing its customers previously using the Foxtel Now mobile app to its Foxtel GO app which it…

Digital tech adoption a way to improve productivity for agriculture businesses, says ACCC

16 September 2019 in Strategy

The widespread adoption of digital technologies by agricultural businesses is potentially one of the most important ways to stimulate improved…

Robotics, automation to impact ‘transformation’ of mining industry

16 September 2019 in Strategy

Robotics and automation will have the biggest impact on the global mining industry in the next 15 years, according to…

CommBank app can now help customers find unclaimed benefits

16 September 2019 in Apps

The Commonwealth Bank has made changes to its app so that customers can now track down any unclaimed benefits, rebates…

Blockchain forecast to have ‘transformational’ impact across industries in 5 to 10 years

16 September 2019 in Strategy

Blockchain technology will be transformational across most industries within five to 10 years, with 60% of CIOs recently surveyed expecting…

Bose signs up as official rugby union partner for two years

16 September 2019 in Deals

Audio hardware giant Bose has signed a two-year deal to provide equipment to the Australian national rugby union team, the…

Give Customers What They Want

15 September 2019 in Market

SPONSORED NEWS. The Perception Gap Between Retailers, Sales Assistants and Shoppers The front line is where the action happens –…

HelloSign brings more granular controls to e-signing

14 September 2019 in Business Software

Dropbox subsidiary HelloSign is making it easier to use its electronic signing system in larger organisations.

Australia lags rest of world in robotic process, desktop deployments

13 September 2019 in Market

Australia is lagging behind the rest of the world in robotic process and robotic desktop automation, with many organisations finding…

6 WEEKS until 30iGala: Peter Coroneos and Peter Price AM talk icode, the White House and Internet history

13 September 2019 in Development

In this video, I interview former Internet Industry Association chief Peter Coroneos, the original architect of icode, who met up…

FULL VIDEO: Pixar co-founder Dr. Alvy Ray Smith explains the pixel, history and more

13 September 2019 in Development

Alvy Ray Smith is one of the living legends of our modern age, and his talk at the University of…

 

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