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DDLS opens first Philippines training facility

22 February 2020 in Education

IT, security and process training provider DDLS has opened its first training campus in the Philippines to support the local…

Huawei gets on with 5G business despite ‘external pressures’

22 February 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei has brushed aside “constant external pressures” and says that despite the pressure it is still…

Government begins public consultation on regional connectivity guidelines

22 February 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Government has commenced the next stage of consultation on the $53 million Regional Connectivity Program aimed at improving…

Penrith City Council deploys Microsoft Dynamics 365 customer service for digital transformation

21 February 2020 in Local Government

Penrith City Council in NSW has deployed Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service as part of a cloud-first digital transformation to…

Hawaiki, REANNZ ink agreement on research collaboration

21 February 2020 in Deals

Hawaiki Submarine Cable has inked an agreement with and Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ) to provide New…

Portt tops up coffers with $4 million capital raising

21 February 2020 in Strategy

Sydney-based contract and supplier technology platform Portt has completed a capital raising to secure $4 million to be used to…

Lenovo group revenues reach ‘record’ US$14.1 billion in third quarter

21 February 2020 in Listed Tech

Chinese tech giant Lenovo Group has announced group revenue in the third quarter reached a record high of US$14.1 billion,…

More people take up lower speed NBN connections: ACCC

20 February 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

More people are shifting from faster to slower NBN connections, with those on 12Mbps plans increasing to 17.6% of all…

Assange lawyer claims Trump offered his client pardon in 2017

20 February 2020 in Strategy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was offered a deal by the US in 2017, with California Republican Dana Rohrabacher telling him…

Loss of WA contract nudges Empired into revenue, profit decline

20 February 2020 in Listed Tech

Western Australia-based IT services provider Empired has suffered a decline in both revenue and profits for the first-half FY20.

Data#3 lifts half year revenue, profits in line with long-term growth trend

20 February 2020 in Listed Tech

Australian listed IT solutions provider Data#3 has boosted total revenue by 11.6% to $718.9 million for the six months to…

New technology aims to speed up development of more resilient crops

20 February 2020 in Climate

Research collaboration led by the University of Western Australia has created a new technique that speeds up the development of…

ASD may get domestic role in child sexual abuse cases

19 February 2020 in Security

Australian Federal Police commissioner Reece Kershaw and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission chief executive Michael Phelan have both played down suggestions…

Trump hints he may oppose further restrictions on Huawei

19 February 2020 in Government Tech Policy

US President Donald Trump has hinted that he may oppose new restrictions proposed on Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies,…

Space Adventures inks agreement with SpaceX on private citizen space flights

19 February 2020 in Space

Space tourism company Space Adventures has entered into an agreement with space flight company SpaceX to fly private citizens on…

Optus opens green shoots grants program for bushfire-affected SMBs

19 February 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus has opened applications for its Green Shoots grants program as part of its efforts to help restore connectivity for…

Global 5G IoT revenue to reach US$8 billion by 2025

19 February 2020 in Internet of Things

Total operator-billed revenue from 5G IoT connections will reach US$8 billion globally by 2024, rising from just US$525 million in…

‘Data debt’ poses a problem, challenge for businesses

19 February 2020 in Data

Eight in 10 businesses globally - including in Australia - believe data is one of their most valuable assets, but…

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Govt security watchdog seeks additional oversight of encryption bill powers

23 February 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The government's Independent National Security Legislation Monitor, Dr James Renwick, has indicated he would support the security appeals division of…

CommsChoice sees strong uptake of Microsoft Teams Direct Call Routing service through Microsoft partners

22 February 2020 in Cloud

VENDOR PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: CommsChoice (ASX: CCG) announced today that it is seeing an increasing demand for its Microsoft Teams Direct…

Claroty discovers new vulnerability related to Industroyer malware

22 February 2020 in Security

VENDOR CONTRIBUTION: As part of Claroty’s continued mission and focus to support and secure critical infrastructure, researcher Tal Keren has…

A Probable Future: How We Pursue New Markets Without Neglecting the Now

22 February 2020 in Internet of Things

GUEST OPINION: As CTO of a monitoring company that has become successful in the classic IT sector, I face many…

ARENA ramps up funding for hyrdrogen projects

21 February 2020 in Energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced funding for two hydrogen prjoects as it continues to ramp up the…

Vulcan makes zero carbon transportation possible

21 February 2020 in Energy

ASX VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT: A global shift in capital allocations is underway. Trillions of dollars are flowing into sustainable or green…

Unprotected machine identities bring heavy cost to global economy

21 February 2020 in Security

Global machine identity protection provider Venafi says that between US$51 billion to US$72 billion in losses to the worldwide economy…

ASX launches All Tech Index, to go live on Monday

21 February 2020 in Market

The Australian Stock Exchange has partnered with S&P Dow Jones Indices to launch the S&P/ASX All Technology Index which will…

Windows ransomware pipeline attack same as reported last year: claim

21 February 2020 in Security

A Windows ransomware attack on a gas pipeline in the US, briefly detailed by the US Cyber Security and Infrastructure…

Apple may open up mobile devices to other browsers: report

21 February 2020 in Mobility

Apple may be about to open up what many refer to as its walled garden and allow the installation of…

Vocus caters to remotely located WA firm using NBN Co satellite

21 February 2020 in Business Telecommunications

The Vocus Group has signed a deal with rare earths firm Northern Minerals to supply the company's broadband needs in…

Siemens patches protection relay flaw found by Claroty

21 February 2020 in Security

A vulnerability in the Siemens Digsi 4 protocol, which allowed a denial-of-service attack against the company's SIPROTEC 4 protection relays,…

Frank Ong new regional VP of Riverbed ANZ

21 February 2020 in People Moves

Network and application performance vendor Riverbed has appointed 25-year IT industry veteran Frank Ong as regional vice-president for for the…

Pursuit Minerals pursues European nickel targets to meet growing battery metal demand

20 February 2020 in Listed Tech

VENDOR CONTRIBUTION. By 2025, 500,000 tonnes of refined nickel will be used annually in lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs).…

2020 predictions: Dave Weinstein, CSO, Claroty

20 February 2020 in Security

GUEST OPINION. From a threat perspective, I expect to see a continuum from 2019 into 2020, as it is getting…

Review – Zebra L10 ruggedised laptops

20 February 2020 in Computers & peripherals

The market for ruggedised laptops is growing. Analyst group Technavio predicts an annual growth rate of almost 8% over the…

Cradlepoint partners with Telstra on 5G Australian launch

20 February 2020 in Market

Networking solutions vendor Cradlepoint has announced it will be deploying its first 5G solution to market in Australia with Telstra…

Giving ASD a domestic role is an extremely slippery slope

20 February 2020 in Open Sauce

When the Federal Government issued a discussion paper in September last year indicating that it wanted to use the same…

Protégé, Micro Focus partner to launch Sydney inaugural mentoring program

20 February 2020 in Strategy

Mentoring company Protégé has teamed up with UK-based technology vendor Micro Focus to launch its inaugural mentoring program in Sydney…

Australia needs roadmap for electric vehicle integration into energy market, says AEMC

20 February 2020 in Energy

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) says Australia needs a forward-thinking plan and a roadmap to get the energy system…

Government hails success of Sydney Startup Hub

20 February 2020 in Strategy

The New South Wales Government claims the Sydney Startup Hub has entrenched NSW’s reputation as the nation’s “leader in innovation”…

 

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