The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) as taken action against eleven telcos for failing to comply with consumer protection rules.

Changes to bank lending rules by “commercially inept” government regulators is killing Australia’s engine room - the small business sector - according to the chief of recruitment firm EL Consult.

Thursday, 31 October 2019 07:45

UK delays decision on Huawei

By

The UK’s National Security Council has delayed a decision on whether Chinese telco giant Huawei’s equipment will be cleared for use in the country’s 5G Network. An announcement was expected this week, but has been postponed indefinitely, a victim of the Brexit paralysis.

The Australian competition watchdog has taken search giant Google to the Federal Court over allegedly making false or misleading claims about the collection of personal location data.

The US Department of Defence has awarded a US$10 billion 10-year cloud deal to Microsoft ahead of Amazon, with the latter firm having been favoured to get the contract. The contract runs until 24 October 2029.

The bipartisan Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has rejected both an identity-matching bill and a passports amendment bill in their current form.

Australians could be at risk of injuries or even death from 6.6 million individual products currently under voluntary recall, with about half of the products still likely to be found in people’s homes, according to the competition regulator, the ACCC.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 10:00

Germany snubs US over Huawei 5G ban

By

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies will not be excluded from the rollout of 5G in Germany, with the government stating on Monday that no company would be banned.

Digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has expressed concern over cancellation of a public hearing into the proposed national facial recognition database.

A group that had filed a class action against Google, for what it claimed was the company's tracking of 4.4 million iPhone users between August 2011 and February 2012, has won an appeal against dismissal of the case and will now be able to proceed with the action.

VENDOR NEWS & EVENTS

REVIEWS

Recent Comments