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Apple sues Qualcomm, joins the queue

21 January 2017 in Technology Regulation

Apple claims mega ARM chip maker Qualcomm “charges it at least five times more in payments that all the other…

Battery size, manufacturing defects caused Note7 fires: report

20 January 2017 in Mobility

Samsung's official investigation into its Galaxy Note7 device, which began to explode and catch fire a month after release, has…

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 official report – high noon, 23 January

20 January 2017 in Mobility

The reasons behind the highly publicised recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 will be revealed at a live teleconference at…

Why Samsung should hang its head in shame over Note7

20 January 2017 in Open Sauce

More than three months after it was forced to pull the Galaxy Note7 from production, Samsung Electronics has finally given…

Alibaba signs up to 11-year Olympic ‘digital era’ sponsorship deal

20 January 2017 in Strategy

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has signed an 11-year deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to become a major sponsor…

Avaya files for chapter 11 bankruptcy

20 January 2017 in Business Telecoms

The California-based telecommunications company Avaya has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to a report in the Wall Street…

Blue Prism sets up in Sydney to boost Asia Pacific presence

20 January 2017 in Strategy

UK-headquartered robotic process automation software company Blue Prism has expanded its presence in the Asia Pacific region with the opening…

Daniel Springer signs on as top man at DocuSign

20 January 2017 in People Moves

Global eSignature and Digital Transaction Management (DTM) company DocuSign has appointed 25-year SaaS industry veteran and former Responsys CEO Daniel…

Innovation agenda a key part of Sinodinos role as new Industry Minister

19 January 2017 in Strategy

The new federal Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos has responsibility for innovation and science after being appointed to the portfolio by…

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Microsoft expected to cut more jobs

21 January 2017 in Listed Tech

Microsoft will announce the final 700 job cuts for FY 2016-17 next week at its quarterly earnings report. Analysts are…

Is the mainframe dead?

20 January 2017 in ShawThing

Ninety-two of the world’s top 100 banks, 23 of the world’s 25 largest airlines, more than 70% of the biggest…

Sydney PC User Group – Tuesday January 24 Main Meeting, Trend Micro and Boost Mobile

20 January 2017 in Home Tech

Trend Micro will be demonstrating its brand new Home Network Security product, while Boost Mobile will be re-introducing itself for…

The great Australian citizen 28m Active Directory domain

20 January 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

A Reddit posting says the Australian Government may be looking at Active Directory to authenticate 28 million Australian citizens in…

Otterbox sparkles with Crystal Edition protection for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

20 January 2017 in Mobility

With new smartphones come new protective cases, offering not just top-notch protection but fashionable and luxurious Swarovski crystal beauty, too.

‘Shelfie’ robot launched for retail, supermarket stock management

20 January 2017 in Market

Australian-based global tech and robotics company Lakeba has launched an in-store robot it says is able to monitor and help…

Oracle drops Solaris 12 from roadmap

20 January 2017 in Business Software

Oracle appears to have abandoned plans for Solaris 12, with no indication in its January roadmap of when this version…

Microsoft may add eBooks to Windows Store

20 January 2017 in Market

Microsoft has settled on the popular EPUB standard, potentially for a new eBook store, when it launches with native support…

Samsung starts Nougat rollout

20 January 2017 in Mobility

Samsung has started its Android 7.0 Nougat rollout with the Galaxy S7 and Edge. It plans to also upgrade the…

ProtonMail fights censorship with Tor

20 January 2017 in Security

ProtonMail has introduced a new Tor (The Onion Router) based, hidden service to combat email censorship and surveillance.

Okta reveals trends in cloud and mobile usage

20 January 2017 in Cloud

Cloud identity service provider Okta has revealed some interesting statistics about the cloud applications used by its customers.

Video: Dyson searching for 110 smart software engineers to launch 100 new products

20 January 2017 in Home Tech

The smartest consumer appliances company, Dyson, is about to get a whole lot smarter still, with 100 products to launch…

OPPO R9s – 's' for svelte, six-string

19 January 2017 in Mobility

OPPO’s new R9s is a premium, mid-range smartphone focusing on camera performance, battery life, a 5.5” AMOLED screen, VOOC fast…

Schneider Electric, HPE collaborate on micro data centre

19 January 2017 in Data Centres

Global energy management company Schneider Electric and Hewlett Packard Enterprise are collaborating to create a Micro Datacentre solution which they…

ServiceNow soaks up DxContinuum

19 January 2017 in Deals

Cloud business software provider ServiceNow has agreed to acquire intelligent automation company DxContinuum.

Fruitfly – old code, new malware for macOS

19 January 2017 in Security

Apple has released a security update for macOS to swat an old, previously undiscovered malware dubbed Fruitfly, parts of which…

Android 7.x grows up – compliance and security are the key

19 January 2017 in Mobility

Google has mandated even more “compliance” by device makers with the release of its updated Android 7.1 Compatibility Definition document…

Deputy gains US$25M investment from US venture firm

19 January 2017 in Deals

Sydney-based workforce management system provider Deputy has attracted a US$25 million investment from US venture firm OpenView.

Weight of govt bureaucracy, taxation rates hindering SMBs

19 January 2017 in Accounting Software

The top three issues that will create the biggest challenge for Australian small businesses in 2017 are lack of business…

Dropsuite teams with Atomia in platform partnership

18 January 2017 in Strategy

Australian cloud software platform provider Dropsuite is rolling out its suite of back-up products through a partnership with Sweden-based hosting…

Downloads deliver US$89 billion to publishers in one year

18 January 2017 in Apps

Publishers generated revenues of more than US$89 billion globally from app downloads and usage last year as downloads reached 90…

Aopen reveals 'enterprise grade' Chrome OS devices

18 January 2017 in Hardware

Aopen's latest Chrome devices are billed as providing small businesses with enterprise-grade reliability and features at an affordable price.

Merlicek moves up as APJ CTO at Tibco

18 January 2017 in People Moves

Integration and API management specialist Tibco Software has appointed Robert Merlicek as chief technology officer for Asia Pacific and Japan.

Govt proposing automation for health dept

18 January 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Government is proposing to extend the use of automation based on big data, to the health department, even…

 

 

 

 

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