BlackBerry and global automotive components manufacturer DENSO have announced the first integrated HMI (Human Machine Interface) digital cockpit system with BlackBerry QNX technology has shipped in the first vehicles by Japanese automotive manufacturer, Subaru.

As America marks the anniversary of the destruction of the World Trade Centre towers by terrorists, it is a good time to ask when General Michael Hayden, head of the NSA at the time of 9/11, will come forward and explain why the agency was unable to detect the chatter among those who had banded together to wreak havoc in the US.

Chinese tech behemoth Alibaba has announced a refresh of its core values which it says strengthen the company’s culture for navigating through the “fast-changing” digital era.

Tech professionals are feeling the impact of the skills gap, with 60% of pros recently surveyed saying they are not actively pursuing a new skill or completed a certification in the last six months, despite advice they need to upskill to advance their careers.

OPINION: An article that claims there's a big problem with the new iPhone has itself a big problem, simply because it claims there being no 5G version of the iPhone itself yet, is some kind of actual, real world problem - and it's not even the real issue!

La Trobe University says it will be the first Australian university to offer a course specialising in the tech industry’s fastest growing sector – the Internet of Things.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has launched its new investment plan, setting out three new priority areas aimed at further improving the competitiveness of renewable energy technologies and increasing the supply of renewable energy in Australia.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:57

MariaDB opens US headquarters in California

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MariaDB Corporation, the database company born as a result of forking the well-known open-source MySQL database, has opened new US headquarters in Redwood City, California, indicating that it is growing in prominence.

IT solutions provider Unisys has been recontracted by the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads to provide facial image processing technology and services for the State’s smart card driver licence.

Australian cyber security firm Secure Logic will open its second Cyber Threat Intelligence Centre in the Indian city of Bangalore with a $4 million investment. The company already has one such centre in Sydney. The second centre is due to open its doors in December.

Global networking giant Cisco has unveiled a partnership with La Trobe University to set up a Cisco Co-Innovation Centre at the institute of learning.

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s decision to take enforcement action against telco BVivid over misleading telemarketing practices about transitioning to the NBN.

Cohesity Agile Dev and Test is the latest step in the company's campaign to make backup data more useful.

Dell EMC's inclusion of dual port Intel Optane SSDs and Storage Class Memory (SCM) as persistent storage in PowerMax servers is an industry first, according to the company.

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 17:08

Despite a promise, Microsoft never paid up

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A few years ago, iTWire wrote about a reader who had issues with Windows 10 "stealing" his monthly data allocation. Microsoft promised to reimburse him. They never did.

Former National Cyber Security Advisor, Head of Aust CyberSec Centre and Special Advisor to the PM on Cyber Security, Alastair MacGibbon will be sharing some profound insights into his 20+ years in the industry at the 30th Anniversary of the Internet in Australia Gala Dinner.

Online retailer Kogan has now officially launched Kogan Energy in partnership with Meridian Energy subsidiary Powershop Australia, promising power and gas services at more affordable prices through digital efficiency.

Australian officials have been carrying water for the US, with a team advising India about the reasons for the ban imposed on Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies last year, reports claim.

Telco BVivid has paid fines totalling $25,000 for making telemarketing calls to consumers in areas transitioning to the NBN that breached Australian Consumer Law.

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