As the pandemic hangover continues with another increase in demand for jobs supporting work-from-home and start ups, Freelancer report Microsoft Office suffers as ‘home-preneurs’ opt for low-cost alternatives.

With 37% of Australians experiencing cybercrime in the last 12 months, according to Norton, which styles itself as NortonLifeLock these days, the costs are higher than ever, with cybercrime victims collectively spending nearing 2.7 billion hours trying to resolve their issues, with Australian losses at $3 billion.

In a time when ink cartridges are much harder to find due to the ongoing pandemic and so many still working from home, making colour laser printers hard to find as well, Canon's MegaTank cartridges promise to contain as much ink as thirty standard cartridges.

Breach and attack simulation systems vendor AttackIQ has promoted Ross Brewer to the role of general manager and regional vice president for EMEA and APJ.

The new Pega Process AI feature for Pegasystems' Pega Platform adds self-optimising AI and decision management to low-code process automation software, according to the company.

It’s the third successive Best of the Best award from Red Dot for Epson printers, and the fifth successive year that Epson products have won in the product design category, with its document scanners and professional photo printers also recognised.

Operations management vendor PagerDuty has promoted Natalie Fair to the role of APJ regional lead.

Investment in digital selling is imperative for long-term success, but most are underprepared, with 55% of manufacturing intending to bring operations back to Australia within the next three years, while 70% of survey respondents believing Australia has the technology, people and economy to support the industry boom.

Australian media company Nine Entertainment has restored a number of major systems affected in a network attack which was made public on 28 March but things are still not back to normal.

There has been a significant increase in satellite networks operating in Australia, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), which says it is witnessing rapid advances in Australian space activities.

The company that owns the Bugtraq security mailing list, an institution in the security industry, has pledged to revive it as "an asset to the community".

Data management vendor Cohesity has hired Brian Spanswick to be the company's first chief information security officer.

The Free Software Foundation has doubled down on its support for its founder, Richard Stallman, issuing a statement on Monday backing his reinstatement to the board.

Global revenue from the sales of semiconductors in 2020 reached US$466.2 billion, an increase of 10.4% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Gartner says.

The Brave browser will not support Google's experimental new technology for ad targeting, known as Federated Learning of Cohorts, two senior officials from the organisation behind the browser say.

Although there's about six months to go before the iPhone 13 range arrives, plenty of people are still buying existing iPhone models, with Telstra's flash sale delivering discounts of up to $150.

With over 10% of gaming revenue coming from in-game gambling, such as loot boxes, the University of Sydney says game developers are operating in an increasingly competitive sphere, and are looking to in-game gambling to increase revenue, arguably to detriment of players.

You might have thought Microsoft was buying Nuance to deliver a Voice Control system into Windows 10 to rival that which Apple offers for its iPhones, iPads and Macs, but the company says the acquisition will combine solutions and expertise to deliver new cloud and AI capabilities across healthcare and other industries.

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