Optus has added more countries to its $20 prepaid data roaming add-on.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 07:08

ACMA acts against 11 Telcos

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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) as taken action against eleven telcos for failing to comply with consumer protection rules.

GPU vendor Nvidia has anniounced a new member of its Jetson family of processors. The Jetson Xavier NX delivers Xavier-like performance despite having the same form factor as the Jetson Nano, according to vice president of autonomous machines Rob Csongor.

Dutch startup satellite operator Hiber has announced that its connected tech satellite Internet of Things (IoT) network has now gone live to bring low power and low cost connectivity to remote and developing areas for the “first time ever”.

Optus has unveiled a suite of initiatives it says are designed to support small businesses to improve their operations, growth and profitability by better harnessing the power of Apple devices.

Changes to bank lending rules by “commercially inept” government regulators is killing Australia’s engine room - the small business sector - according to the chief of recruitment firm EL Consult.

SPONSORED NEWS. TasmaNet is attracting partners around Australia keen to take advantage of the potential of the new nbn Enterprise Ethernet service for their business, enterprise and government customers.

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 15:18

Kinetica sets up shop in Melbourne

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Analytics vendor Kinetica has opened an office in Melbourne to take advantage of the significant opportunities it sees in ANZ.

SPONSORED NEWS. A compelling report, 2019 State of AX (application experience), finds that 66 percent of businesses face difficulty in integrating and managing apps across third-party environments, while IT leaders also believe that over the next three years 50 percent of application workloads will not be migrated into public cloud environments.

Victorian health organisation Dandenong & District Aborigines Co-operative Limited (DDACL) has ended two years of progressively worsening problems with its IT infrastructure by migrating its technology systems to Melbourne-based technology company Acurus IT.

The use of cloud applications has grown extensively over the past 12 months, with Salesforce and Slack increasing by 55% and 44%, respectively, according to new research which also reveals a “significant” gap between the adoption of cloud-based tools and cloud security technologies, increasing the risk of potential data breaches.

Fertility business Monash IVF Group has had its internal email servers hacked, but has not made any public announcement about it yet.

There has been rapid growth in the buy-now-pay-later digital payments Australian market, with new research revealing 1.95 million Aussies used digital payments in the year to the end of September - up from 1.38 million in the previous 12 months.

International tourists to mainland China will be able to use a version of the Alipay app to make cashless payments from their phones, a report says. Alipay is owned by Ant Financial, an affiliate of retail giant Alibaba.

Computer peripherals manufacturer Logitech has announced a new advanced wireless keyboard, Logitech MX Keys, which it claims will deliver the best tactile low-profile typing experience.

An employee of Japanese security outfit Trend Micro was caught accessing the internal data of 68,000 customers and disclosing it to outsiders, the company says.

SaaS e-invoicing provider Storecove is moving into the APAC market through the acquisition of Australia-based Squirrel Street's e-invoicing business.

Promising "50% less CPU usage", Malwarebytes' new version 4.0 for Windows PCs promises to be "smarter, faster and lighter" than ever before while dealing with modern malware and online threats.

Video game industry representatives from Australia and New Zealand and across Europe, the United States and Canada have jointly released a unifying set of principles for esports engagement, including safety and well-being, integrity and fair play, respect and diversity, and “positive and enriching” game play.

The total value of B2B cross-border payments immutably stored on blockchain will exceed US$4.4 trillion by 2024 - up from US$171 billion in 2019, according to Juniper Research.

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