Security firm CrowdStrike is touting for more business, beyond its base in the US. That's probably why the company has put out a mid-year threat report which mostly contains details of tactics, techniques and procedures.

Anatomy students at La Trobe University are putting aside their text books and piloting the use of digital technologies - Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) - to learn about the human body, with the university conducting the pilot program to teach the second-year anatomy subject.

The Federal Government’s Department of Home Affairs has signed a new long-term contract with augmented identity solutions provider IDEMIA for the provision of its SmartGate solution as part of the traveller arrival process into Australia.

Global credit/debit card provider Visa has partnered with fintech Payment Logic to launch Yak Pay, a company providing small businesses with the ability to use digital payments when paying non-card accepting suppliers.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has failed to properly address vulnerabilities in its Intelligent Management Centre, the security firm Tenable claims, despite having informed the company about the issue in June.

A cyber crime syndicate known as Magecart, which is made up of dozens of sub-groups that indulge in credit card theft by skimming online payment forms, has been found to be implicated in more than two million such attacks.

Monday, 07 October 2019 09:20

Box adds features, integrations

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Cloud storage provider Box has announced new features, along with integrations with several products including Slack and Microsoft Teams.

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.

StartCon, Australia’s biggest growth and start conference, has announced nominations for the 4th annual Australasian Startup Awards have officially opened, so nominate the best and brightest our local start up community and eco system has to offer.

Australian car manufacturers have warned that 20,000 vehicles already under recall for faulty Takata airbags are now classified as “critical”, with the competition watchdog issuing an alert that the cars listed as critical should not be driven.

Intuit, the company behind the QuickBooks cloud accounting system, says the number of Australian subscribers to its services has grown by 39% to 224,000 in the 2019 financial year, with global Quickbook customers now at 4.5 million.

Train commuters on trains between Hornsby and Wyong on the NSW Central Coast will have greater mobile phone connectivity with completion of the first stage of upgrades to mobile coverage and free Wi-Fi at stations as part of the Federal Government’s mobile blackspot program.

How low will Google sink to save a few bucks? The New York Daily News has given us an indication of the depths to which the search behemoth will go, revealing that it has been offering homeless people in Atlanta gift cards or US$5 in order to get their images to improve the facial recognition feature in Google devices.

Taxi operator 13cabs has introduced a new Quick Ride service enabling passengers using Apple Pay to "digitally hail" a ride with their iPhone.

Malaysian mobile carrier Maxis has signed an agreement with Huawei for its 5G rollout.

Global payments platform Finablr and Samsung Electronics America have launched a Money Transfer feature in Samsung Pay, whereby users in the US can send money to people in 47 other countries. At the moment, the feature is available within the US, but there are plans to extend it to other countries next year.

Fujitsu has launched its first Digital Transformation Centre (DTC) in Australia, with the new facility located at the Macquarie University campus in Sydney.

Refurbished products can be a brilliant way to save money on previous-gen devices, but when Apple launches powerful new products at various price points, sometimes buying refurbished is a terrible deal.

Yesterday, Peter Coroneos sat down with Michael Malone in Centennial Park Sydney, to reminisce over some of the highs and lows of the last 30 years, as we wind down the final weeks until the 30th Anniversary of the Internet in Australia Celebrations.

Thursday, 03 October 2019 15:31

Talend automates Snowflake migrations

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Cloud data specialist Talend offers an automated migration service from any on-premise and legacy data warehouse and ETL environment to the cloud-based Snowflake data warehouse.

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