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Trump using Huawei issue 'to pressure China over trade deal'

19 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

US President Donald Trump is using the Huawei issue to put pressure on China to agree to a trade deal…

Telstra launches customer rewards program

17 May 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra has launched its loyalty program — Telstra Plus — claiming a ‘first of its kind' loyalty program for an…

Telstra further boosts investment in Boomtown with $11.8 million

17 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has invested $11.8 million in US-based software support and technical services company Boomtown as the company accelerates its continued…

US parts ban a setback for Huawei; American firms could suffer too

17 May 2019 in Business Telecommunications

ANALYSIS A trade pact between China and the US appears to be unlikely following the actions taken by the US…

ACCC blames CMS error for publishing merger info early

17 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has blamed "a flaw in its website content management system" for publishing information about…

IT sector hit by slump in jobs advertised for April: report

16 May 2019 in Recruitment

The number of job advertisements declined markedly in Australia in April, with the Information and Technology sector hit by a…

Huawei banned from using US components without approval

16 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The US has placed Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies and 68 of its affiliates on a list that means it…

Trump signs order banning equipment from Huawei, ZTE

16 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The United States has officially banned the use of equipment from Chinese telecommunications vendors Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corporation, with…

Surprise, surprise: Google Pay hides privacy settings from users

16 May 2019 in Security

Google has been caught out hiding privacy settings in its Google Pay app that can restrict what information the company…

Warning use of 24 GHz band for 5G could interfere with weather forecasts

16 May 2019 in Climate

Two US politicians have written to the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, asking him to prevent wireless…

Australia falling behind other countries in AI race: report

16 May 2019 in Strategy

Australia is losing the global race in artificial intelligence and will miss out on future jobs without major new investment…

Optus annual profits plunge, but rebound for the quarter

15 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s second largest telco Optus has suffered a drop in net profits for the year that ended on 31 March, with…

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Use of EternalBlue Windows exploit growing by the day: ESET

19 May 2019 in Security

The EternalBlue exploit for Windows, crafted by the NSA and leaked online by a group known as the Shadow Brokers,…

10 things we learned from Forcepoint’s 2019 Conference

17 May 2019 in Security

Forcepoint held its annual APAC conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malysia this week. The network security company, which specialises in behavioural…

ACMA considers AM to FM swap by South Australian commercial radio station

17 May 2019 in Entertainment

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is considering a proposal from South Australian commercial radio station 5MU to swap from…

Energy strategy for solar industry to be tested in car race

17 May 2019 in Energy

A doctoral candidate from the University of South Australia has developed an energy management strategy that maximises efficiency in balancing…

Datto boosts Australia, NZ investment in managed services market

17 May 2019 in Strategy

Data protection vendor Datto has announced it is expanding investment in the Australia and New Zealand region by opening a…

Barrera oversees ThousandEyes in ANZ

17 May 2019 in People Moves

Digital experience monitoring company ThousandEyes has expanded into Australia and New Zealand.

Forbes magazine victim of Magecart card-skimming attack

17 May 2019 in Security

The subscription site for Forbes magazine has been the victim of the card-skimming attack group Magecart, with the well-known website…

Nextcloud, Nitrokey team up for secure logins

17 May 2019 in Security

File sync and share solution company Nextcloud has teamed up with secure encryption USB key vendor Nitrokey to provide its…

Insurtech Australia appoints veteran Yates as new CEO

17 May 2019 in Strategy

Insurtech Australia, the organisation that fosters start-ups and innovation in the insurance sector, has appointed 20-year industry veteran Rita Yates…

Camtasia 2019 launches with over 80% of the most popular feature and improvement requests from users

16 May 2019 in Apps

Promising to instantly smooth out audio and the cursor path in the new Camtasia 2019 release amongst a host of…

Cluey raises $20 million to boost learning platform development

16 May 2019 in Strategy

Adaptive learning company Cluey Learning has raised $20 million with the completion of a Series A funding round, bringing total…

TechnologyOne selects RingCentral cloud solutions

16 May 2019 in Deals

ICT services company TechnologyOne has selected enterprise cloud communications provider RingCentral Australia to streamline customer engagement and connect its global…

Mobile services competition alive and well in NZ: report

16 May 2019 in Market

Competition in New Zealand’s mobile services market is trending in the right direction, with pricing, coverage and choice of services…

VIDEO Interview: Craig Smith talks awesome tech accessibility for Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

16 May 2019 in Development

Thursday, 16 May, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and Craig Smith, who works as a school educator in Australia and around…

No need for dark fibre, NBN aggregation providers to report to ACCC

16 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Competition in the market for NBN aggregation services is developing as the rollout of Australia's broadband network continues and there…

UNIQLO customer data stolen through credential stuffing attack

16 May 2019 in Security

Japanese public retail holding firm Fast Retailing has revealed that its UNIQLO Japan and GU Japan online stores have been…

US firms offer ransomware recovery, but just pay to get data back

16 May 2019 in Security

Two American companies that offer Windows ransomware recovery services have been accused of merely paying the ransom in order to…

Australia, Vietnam develop ‘blueprint’ to fuel digital economy: report

16 May 2019 in Strategy

The CSIRO's Data61 digital arm and Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology have launched a report that examines the megatrends…

 

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