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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…

NAB subsidiary Medfin was targeted in cyber attack on 14 June

03 July 2020 in Security

Medfin, a subsidiary of the National Australia Bank that works with healthcare professionals, was hit by an attempted cyber attack…

Two US local government bodies hit by DoppelPaymer, NetWalker

03 July 2020 in Security

Cyber criminals appear to have used two different Windows ransomware packages — DoppelPaymer and NetWalker — to attack the City…

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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…

Fusion Broadband expands into Europe

03 July 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Australian SD-WAN provider Fusion Broadband opened an office in the UK as the start of its renewed push into the…

Cloud firm chief says new method for awarding Protected cloud contracts much better

03 July 2020 in Cloud

The head of an Australian cloud company says the new arrangement for awarding contracts for hosting of top-secret government data…

Stakeholder buy-in is crucial for integration success, says ANATAS

03 July 2020 in Enterprise Solutions

INTERVIEW PROMOTION * Integration specialist, ANATAS, is a premium partner for SoftwareAG webMethods, with over 30 major Australian integration projects…

openSUSE Leap releases version 15.2 with new AI and ML tools

03 July 2020 in Open Source

Community Linux distribution openSUSE Leap has released version 15.2, which includes a number of artificial intelligence and machine learning packages,…

Trustwave China malware study appears to have had favourable effect

03 July 2020 in Security

Chicago-based security firm Trustwave's findings on a new Windows malware family christened GoldenSpy, that it recently said was being embedded…

Over the Wire takes the complexity out of managing your mobile fleet

02 July 2020 in Mobility

VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT: Over the Wire has released Mobile Fleet plans, offering businesses an alternative that includes data pooling and self-management…

DDLS partners with CertNexus to offer affordable cyber security training

02 July 2020 in Security

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE ANNOUNCEMENT: DDLS, Australia’s largest provider of corporate IT and process training, today announced a new partnership with CertNexus,…

Review: OPPO Find X2 Pro has top-level specs that are future-proof

02 July 2020 in Mobile devices

OPPO's latest effort in the 5G space — its top-level smartphone that is built on Qualcomm's latest silicon — is…

 

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