Telecommunications executive Dr Ziggy Switkowski has been reappointed for another three years as Chair of NBN Co, the builders and operators of the National Broadband Network.

Operators of traffic signals, automatic teller machines and a range of other specialised devices can now connect to select services over the National Broadband Network through their retail service providers.

Huawei Australia chairman John Lord says that Australia cannot turn its back on Asia’s fast growing technological innovation, but warned that potential technology partners in Asia want regulatory certainty from Australia if they are to invest in the country.

Thursday, 19 September 2019 10:05

Simjacker – Australians are safe

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All three Australian telcos have confirmed that Simjacker cannot hurt their customers.

IT workers need to develop cloud-related skills – on their own time if necessary – if they are to remain relevant to employers, according to an industry analyst.

The infamous ransomware WannaCry, which burst on to the world stage in May 2017, is still very much alive and infecting Windows PCs, but a zipped portion appears to have gotten corrupted, preventing its encryption and ransom note creation components from working.

The American news agency Bloomberg has promoted one of the two journalists who wrote a story last year claiming that claiming that Chinese spies had corrupted the tech supply chain and installed small chips on motherboards which were supplied to the American company, Supermicro Computer. The story has been met with a storm of denial since it was published nearly a year ago, but has not been either corrected or retracted.

Thursday, 19 September 2019 07:35

Pure Storage moves up and down market

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New products from Pure Storage variously address customers' diverse requirements for higher performance and lower cost storage.

Smartphone maker OPPO claims its next generation of flash charge technologies — 65W SuperVOOC Fast Charge 2.0 and 30W Wireless VOOC Flash Charge — and claims this gives it the leading position in this area.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 23:01

Tableau 2019.3 explains itself

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New features in the 2019.3 release of the Tableau analytics software include the ability to explain the value of a particular data point.

Global interconnection and data centre provider, Equinix, today announced its role in enabling enterprises across five continents to privately connect to Oracle Cloud.

Robotic process automation (RPA) company Automation Anywhere has appointed industry veteran Stephen DeWitt as its first chief strategy officer.

The global transaction volume of non-cash payments is growing rapidly, including in Australia, with non-cash transactions booming and competition flourishing, despite many banks remaining reluctant to embrace open banking via data sharing, ecosystem partnerships and open platforms, according to a new report.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 09:47

Huawei donates funds to Deaf Australia

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Huawei Australia is donating over $34,000 to Deaf Australia following its partnership with the charity and the Canberra Raiders in the National Rugby League Charity Round last month.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 08:55

Swinburne gains Adobe Creative Campus status

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Swinburne University of Technology has become the first university in Australia to achieve Adobe Creative Campus status as part of a global university initiative to ensure students have the digital literacy skills they require.

At Zebra's AppForum events around the world, the company shares how its customers are, and can, gain an "intelligent edge in Enterprise IT and software development", and we spoke to two top execs on thought leadership, global trends and much more.

The US Government has filed a case against whistleblower Edward Snowden for publishing a book without first submitting it to the CIA and NSA for approval as required by non-disclosure agreements he signed with the two agencies while employed by them.

The founder of the free software movement, Richard Stallman, has resigned both from his position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as president of the Free Software Foundation after his remarks about the late Jeffrey Epstein's victims evoked outrage.

A Melbourne woman aged 21 has been arrested in connection with a fraud and identity theft syndicate which allegedly stole millions from the superannuation and share trading accounts of Australians.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 03:05

Oracle sets sights on cloud domination

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Global enterprise database and application provider, Oracle, has unleashed its vision to build the autonomous cloud, signalling an underlying ambition to lead the cloud market.

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