Optus has announced plans for supporting its customers to work remotely online due to the continuing spread of the coronavirus.

Australia's national broadband network is likely to come under an increasing load from Monday onwards as many of the nation's workers are forced to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Singapore-based cybersecurity firm Right-Hand has raised US$1 million in seed funding, with the funds to be used to accelerate the company’s product development.

IP surveillance vendor Genetec is staging its first online tradeshow, Connect’DX, due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, opening pre-registration for the event taking place from April 20 to 22.

Optus Business has teamed up with James Cook University in North Queenaland to co-create enterprise solutions using Internet of Things to advance digital technology across a range of industries.

Despite a 52% rise in the sale of what are described as new energy vehicles (NEVs) in Europe in the final quarter of 2019, the number — 160,000 — means that NEVs only made up 4.4% of the 3.7 million cars that were sold in the quarter.

Two days after it leaked details of a wormable flaw in the SMB protocol online, Microsoft has issued fixes for the issue.

Central Queensland University has been awarded research grant funding from learning platform provider Sonnant to examine the impact of new education technologies including Voice Intellect applications on student engagement, participation and learning outcomes.

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Global software consultancy ThoughtWorks has appointed digital evangelist Nigel Dalton to the position of social scientist for its Australian business.

Employees in Australia’s IT industry are the most likely in the nation to ask for a salary increase in 2020, with three in every four (75%) planning to request a pay rise this year, according to a new report which also found a lack of satisfaction by IT workers with their current salaries.

ACT-based electricity and gas distributor Evoenergy has received $2.05 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to trial the integration of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) in an online marketplace.

Tech industry trade association CompTIA has launched a new free resource - My IT Path - providing information on in-demand employment opportunities for anyone planning a career in IT.

Power management company Eaton has opened a new Late-Point Definition Centre facility at Mascot in Sydney as part of a move to centralise its manufacturing operations in the ANZ region and to offer local customised solutions for its customers.

Final preparations are underway for the imminent launch of its scouting mission satellites by Kleos Space from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Chennai, India.

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