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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…

EU hits Google with US$5b fine over alleged Android misuse

19 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

The European Union has hit Google with a second fine in as many years, demanding that the search behemoth pay…

Former DTA head says My Health Record may end up a tech wreck

18 July 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The My Health Record system may well end up as one of the many Australian Government tech wrecks, the former…

Employees stage protests as Amazon Prime Day gets underway

17 July 2018 in Home Tech

Workers at Amazon in Europe have walked out to protest against the company's employment conditions ahead of the company's Prime…

Australian oil and gas industry to be first movers in adopting AI

16 July 2018 in Development

With the "oil and gas market influenced by several factors outside the control of companies", the "long-term competitiveness of O&G…

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Intel celebrates its 50-year history, shares key milestones and sets new record

23 July 2018 in Development

Intel has enjoyed many incredible achievements over the last fifty years, and while ARM and AMD processors are doing their…

Comms Alliance 'sees positives' in latest ACCAN research yet has disappointments, too

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Communications Alliance has noted ACCAN’s release of a customer survey from February and March of this year, lists positives…

Digital inclusion, AI under microscope at ITU conference

22 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Strategies to promote digital inclusion and bridge the digital divide, ways to leverage emerging technologies such as the Internet of…

New report identifies 'urgent 5G mobile deployment challenges to be resolved'

22 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Challenges in deploying new mobile infrastructure risk delaying the roll out of 5G in the UK, according to a report…

VIDEOS: Broadband Forum: What do fixed networks have to do with 5G rollouts, part 1 and 2

22 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The fine folk at the Broadband Forum recently had a second webinar following up on their first, with the theme…

VIDEO: Moleskin brings Nintendo's Mario imagery to life on paper

22 July 2018 in Entertainment

If you're a fan of 8-bit Mario and want your Moleskin notepads to reflect that, your wish has been granted…

Comms Alliance welcomes two key appointments to Comms Compliance

23 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telco industry body, Communications Alliance, has welcomed two appointments two industry monitoring and compliance body, Communications Compliance.

ACCAN's ACCANect 2018 'Confidence in the Connected World' conference on 12 and 13 September

20 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

If you want to gauge Australians' confidence in connectedness, then ACCAN's confidence conference will explore the issues with lively debates,…

Cybersec firm Penten is the ACT's 2018 Telstra Business of the Year

20 July 2018 in Development

In with the classy act of winning the 2018 Telstra Australian Capital Territory Business of the Year is cyber security…

Australian companies 'lag behind' on data analytics

20 July 2018 in Strategy

Australian companies are lagging behind the rest of the world, both in their data analytics capabilities and how much value…

Supply chain management market accelerates to new highs: report

20 July 2018 in Market

Global adoption of supply chain management software has accelerated significantly, with a new report revealing that the total worldwide market…

Big US heathcare diagnostics firm LabCorp hit by ransomware

20 July 2018 in Security

Multinational healthcare diagnostics company Laboratory Corporation of America — better known as LabCorp — suffered a ransomware attack which hit…

Sony launching Spider-man PS4 and Pro bundles from 7 September

20 July 2018 in Entertainment

PlayStation Australia has announced its Limited Edition Marvel’s Spider-man PlayStation 4 Pro and PS4 bundles in Amazing Red and the…

Microsoft revenues top US$100b as fiscal year ends

20 July 2018 in Market

Software giant Microsoft has ended the fiscal year 2018 with a bang, with the final quarter bringing in revenue of…

Eftpos appoints new chairman for Australia

20 July 2018 in People Moves

Payments provider Eftpos has appointed former Mastercard Australia and New Zealand chief Leigh Clapham as chairman.

British Airways accused of GDPR violation over data leaks

20 July 2018 in Security

A security researcher has asked British Airways to explain why its online check-in page leaks booking references and surnames to…

VIDEO: Ford tests self-driving research vehicle to deliver food, goods and the future

19 July 2018 in Development

Ford's new "Transit Connect self-driving research vehicle" features three lockers: one on the passenger side and two in the back…

Demand for location data services ‘unprecedented’, says PSMA

19 July 2018 in Market

The demand for, and volume of, location data in Australia is unprecedented, according to a key industry player, with the…


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