Christmas 2019 saw enterprise information management company OpenText complete its acquisition of cloud backup and endpoint protection provider Carbonite for US$23 per share.

One of the only two Sitecore Commerce MVPs in Australia, Rameez Akram, has joined Deloitte Digital.

The Australian National University’s Distinguished Professor and director of the 3A Institute at ANU, Professor Genevieve Bell, has been named the inaugural Engelbart Distinguished Fellow by SRI International for her trailblazing work on technology, artificial intelligence and culture.

Global catering provider dnata Catering Australia is using SnapLogic’s intelligent integration platform to support a system migration project following its acquisition in 2018 of Qantas Airways’ catering businesses, Q Catering and Snap Fresh.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is undertaking public consultation on proposed amendments to the Telecommunications (Emergency Call Service) Determination 2019.

A news report in an online publication's sponsored 5G section talks about the benefits of an always-on 5G connection in the latest crop of Windows-based ARM-powered PC notebooks, but 5G is hard to find, it's not free and your always-on smartphone is an alternative you already own.

Wireless speaker manufacturer Sonos has had a change of heart about rendering some of its old product effectively unusable.

Artificial intelligence and emerging technologies like virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace and predicted to replace almost 69% of a manager’s workload.

Training and support solutions vendor Pennant Australasia has acquired Brisbane-headquartered software company Absolute Data Group (ADG) as part of its strategy to increase its presence in its target growth markets of Australasia and North America.

Data management vendor Cohesity has appointed 25 year IT industry veteran Steve Coad as country manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Next week, Britain will announce essentially the same decision that leaked out in April 2019, and allow Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies to supply 5G equipment for the non-core parts of the country's networks.

Microsoft and Genesys have expanded their partnership to provide a new cloud service for contact centres.

An Amazon Web Services engineer left 954MB of data in a GitHub repository, among them personal identity documents and system credentials including passwords.

Global software company, Microsoft, today announced it will install a browser extension that makes Bing the default search engine for Google Chrome beginning with Office 365 ProPlus version 2002.

Optus has launched a grants program to help re-establish connectivity within regional Australia, particularly through support for small businesses affected by bushfires.

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Internet service provider Aussie Broadband has expanded its network, establishing a new call centre in the outer Melbourne suburb of Lynbrook, and partnering with Learn Local to help meet its staffing requirement for the centre.

Two hundred and fifty million records of conversations between Microsoft support agents and customers spanning the period 2005 to December 2019 lay exposed on the Web and was discovered last month.

A breach of Australia’s telemarketing rules has cost American vacation time-share market company Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific $159,600 in a fine imposed by Australia’s telecommunications regulator ACMA.

Ericsson chief executive Börje Ekholm says the US bid to prevent its competitor Huawei Technologies from gaining deals is not giving his company "a free kick".

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