Global AI SaaS solutions provider PROS has appointed former Accenture managing director Katrina Klier as chief marketing officer.

Video-first platform provider successfully improved its channel order tracking and management business processes by leveraging powerful, no-code digital workflows from Nintex.

IBM has announced that its "hybrid cloud services are now generally available in any environment - on any cloud, on premises or at the edge - via IBM Cloud Satellite, with Lumen Technologies and IBM integrating IBM Cloud Satellite with the Lumen edge platform to "enable clients to harness hybrid cloud services in near real-time and build innovative solutions at the edge."

Video comms company Zoom has announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended January 31, 2021, and says it marked "a string finish to an unprecedented year for Zoom", which has Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, Jitsi, Bitrix24, Skype and so many other players in the video space fighting for supremacy.

Chinese smartphone brand vivo conducted a live demonstration of 8K UHD video streaming powered by mmWave 5G, which the company says highlights its "strength in the research and development of 5G mmWave technology."

Global digital workspace and application deployment vendor, Citrix, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Wrike for approximately $US 2.25 billion, saying the union creates the industry’s most comprehensive cloud-based platform for secure workspace delivery and collaborative work execution.

Global Kubernetes Data Services Platform, Portworx by Pure Storage, has announced a partnership with IBM to enable OpenShift-based data services to run in hybrid cloud environments with performance, data protection, data security, and mobility on IBM Cloud Satellite.

CIA-backed threat intelligence firm Recorded Future has issued a document in which it claims that a China-linked group named RedEcho is targeting the Indian power industry. That's the meaning from the headline which is very definitive.

Communications workflow platform provider and SaaS company Whispir has successfully completed an oversubscribed $45.3 million share placement to new and existing institutional investors at an offer price of $3.75 per share.

Digital and data services company ARQ Group, has acquired technology consultancy Diaxion in a move it says bolsters its advisory, government digital strategy and transformation capabilities.

New York City-based public safety software firm Mark43 has signed a deal to partner with the NSW Police Force as its designated technology provider.

Cloud data management vendor Rubrik has added SharePoint and Teams to the list of Microsoft 365 applications that it protects.

The European smartphone market had a rollercoaster of a year in 2020, experiencing a drop of 14% in sales year-on-year with April being the worst month with sales down by almost 50% on the corresponding month in 2019.

Tuesday, 02 March 2021 07:32

Working Linux exploit for Spectre flaw found by French researcher

By Sam Varghese

A French researcher claims to have found a working exploit for the Spectre vulnerability on Linux systems on the VirusTotal database, the first such exploit to come to light since the flaw was made public by Intel back in 2018.

Pay-TV service revenue in Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region is set to drop from US$61.6 bilion in 2020 to US$60.8 billion in 2025 due to a slowdown in pay-TV household penetration, continued decline in Cable TV subscriptions and fall in average spend per pay-TV account.

The total fixed communications services revenue in Australia is expected to increase at a sluggish compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.7% from US$9.9bn in 2020 to US$10.2bn in 2025, supported by the growth in fixed broadband segment, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData.

OPPO, which describes itself as an "innovative smart device brand", has announced the launch of its high-end, billion colour flagship smartphone, OPPO Find X3 Pro, from March 11. Building on the success of Find X2 Pro, OPPO says it "marries breathtakingly high-end design with best-in-class technology across the board."

Australian in-space transportation provider, Space Machines Company, reports signing a customer agreement to deploy Fireball.International’s "innovative bushfire detection satellite" into its final orbit on board Space Machines Company’s orbital transport, Optimus-1 in 2022.

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