The prices of 5G devices in the US are likely to drop as low as US$200 (A$257) this year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that this could come about due to the expanding coverage and OEMs looking to meet demand at different prices.

The New Zealand arm of home improvement retailer Mitra 10 aims to "increase operational efficiency while modernising execution and communication processes across stores".

The first in a three part discussion on Australia's cybersecurity legislation covering changes to critical infrastructure laws, surveillance laws and mandatory data retention laws has been published by Peter Coroneos, the International Vice President of CyAN, the Cybersecurity Advisors Network.

With the world currently undergoing one of the largest and most complex vaccination campaigns in history, it's not surprising to find scammers and sellers on the dark market eager to make a profit off the process.

New global locations, partners and features deliver digital infrastructure with the control of hardware and the agility of cloud.

Australia's biggest telco, Telstra has announced eSIM activation for all its MVNOs through Telstra Wholesale after a successful trial with two MVNO partners" in what is an Australian first in this space, with MVNOs to offer the service "in the next few months".

Thursday, 04 March 2021 15:28

Adam Towns joins Sisense as chief financial officer

By Peter Dinham

Business analytics platform Sisense has appointed former Mimecast senior executive Adam Towns as Chief Financial Officer.

With the iOS App Store well known to outsell the Google Play store, and with iOS regularly getting apps first, with a big recent example being Clubhouse that is still iOS only, Apple has noted that "despite the economic impact of COVID-19, the Australian app economy is driving consistent growth with 156,000 jobs as of January 2021, an increase of 15% since 2019 and up from 113,000 in 2017."

Thursday, 04 March 2021 13:17

Macquarie Telecom tips out Telstra, opts for Optus and its 5G in $34m deal

By Alex Zaharov-Reutt

Signing an exclusive $34m deal to deploy Optus mobile services to its 100,000 business customers, including 5G, MacTel says it is combining its "NPS proven customer service with Optus' world-class mobile network".

Thursday, 04 March 2021 13:09

Sitecore acquires Boxever, Four51

By Peter Dinham

Global digital experience management software provider Sitecore has entered into definitive agreements to acquire SaaS-based Customer Data Platform (CDP) Boxever and Four51, a company delivering B2B and B2C experiences for enterprise brands. 

Taiwanese multinational networking equipment, D-Link, has today announced the release of a brand new full HD Wi-Fi camera, with built-in AI-based person detection. This intelligent camera can identify human motion, minimising false alarms, ensuring users see the alerts that matter.

Security firm Qualys has become the latest to be affected by a breach of a file transfer system manufactured by the firm Accellion, the company says.

Independent identity provider, Okta, today announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Auth0 for $US 6.5 billion in stock. The acquisition will accelerate the companies’ shared vision of enabling everyone to safely use any technology, shaping the future of identity on the Internet.

Thursday, 04 March 2021 10:59

ACMA opens applications for news media bargaining code

By Peter Dinham

The telecommunications industry regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has opened applications for Australian news businesses wishing to register for the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.                  

The Dutch company ASML, the biggest manufacturer of lithography equipment for making semiconductors, has extended a deal with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, China's biggest chip maker, according to a short statement issued on Wednesday.

The community Linux distribution openSUSE has released a beta of its stable version 15, known as Leap, bringing it on par with the commercial SUSE Linux Enterprise version 15 Service Pack 3 as far as packages are concerned.

Slovakian security firm ESET says it has detected at least three additional threat groups using a zero-day in Microsoft Exchange Server in attacks, even as the US Government issued an emergency directive telling all US federal bodies to patch Exchange and report on exploitation by noon on Friday.

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