Adelaide-based nanosatellite Internet of Things connectivity vendor Myriota has entered a partnership deal with global manufacturer Motherson to produce its Myriota Module, its cutting edge, low powered device that securely transfers data to the Myriota Network of satellites from anywhere on the planet.

Government officials from ASEAN and Pacific countries are to receive practical expert advice and skills training in dealing with cybersecurity challenges at a series of bootcamps to be conducted in Auatralia over the next four years.

Vertically integrated energy company Senec has launched a new hybrid solar battery that it says can make households up to 90% solar power self-sufficient, potentially saving them thousands of dollars a year.

Monday, 11 November 2019 16:30

Zoom2U raises $4.2 million

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On-demand courier company Zoom2U has secured another $4.2M in funding.

Power and thermal management specialist Delta Electronics has appointed David Leal to the role of country manager for Delta Electronics (Australia).

Australian company Next Telecom is offering technology from global cybersecurity provider SonicWall in its Security In a Box bundle for business clients with telco-grade network security devices and a zero-touch feature.

According to unconfirmed reports, there is a hidden access 'backdoor' in the Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 PLC (programmable logic controller) which would give attackers access to any device.

Software development and operations outfit GitLab is yet to make any announcement about a proposal it had floated recently, to avoid hiring Russian and Chinese nationals as site reliability engineers or support engineers.

Property website Domain has agreed to acquire real estate digitisation vendor Real Time Agent.

Australian Internet Service Providers are set to begin blocking illegal offshore gambling websites under tough new powers mandated for the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) by the Federal Government.

Monday, 11 November 2019 10:33

EY absorbs Aleron

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Professional services firm EY Australia has acquired the business and assets of security consultancy Aleron.

A well-known advanced persistent threat known as Platinum has been found to be using a new Windows backdoor, named Platinum by researchers at security outfit Kaspersky, and taking aim at targets mainly in South and South-East Asia. No current campaigns by this backdoor were detected.

The CSIRO has opened a new agriculture research station where scientists will use drones, remote monitoring and advanced data analytics to obtain accurate data in their study of crops and farming systems.

I was very excited to buy a set of AirPods Pro, the new noise cancelling in-ear wireless earphones from Apple, and I did just that last week. Sadly, by the end of last week, I returned them to Apple for a full refund.

Residential builder AVJennings has signed a five-year deal with Australian enterprise software company TechnologyOne.

The competition regulator, the ACCC, has appealed a Federal Court decision against telecommunications provider TPG for alleged false or misleading representations it made about ‘pre-payments’ customers had to make on its pre-paid internet, home telephone and mobile plans.

Unions representing fossil fuel workers have urged the Victorian Government and the Federal Government to back the emerging offshore wind sector in a move that they say could drastically reduce carbon emissions while providing quality jobs for workers who are already being impacted by the transition out of fossil fuel industries.

Friday, 08 November 2019 11:26

eBay's top toys for Christmas

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Based on Australian shopper trends and research, eBay's toy experts have handpicked the most-wanted toys.

Public cloud services are expected to be the major revenue generator of cloud computing in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region during 2018-2023, according to a new report by one analytics company.

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