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Telemarketers seen as a nuisance, annoying by most Australians

29 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Six in 10 Australian adults count telemarketing calls as a problem, according to new research which reveals that Aussies perceive…

Greater protections from unwanted telemarketing calls with Do Not Call Register revamp

29 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

More than 10 million members and 10 years after it was launched, the telecommunications Do Not Call Register has been…

Ransomware attacks strike Aussie businesses with cyber crime on the rise

29 March 2017 in Security

Cyber crime has doubled in Australia in the past 12 months on the back of the emergence of the Internet…

US House votes to strip users' Net privacy protections

29 March 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Internet users in the US have had privacy protections voted in by the Obama administration stripped away, with the House…

Tourism Australia, Telstra join YouTube ads boycott

29 March 2017 in Strategy

Telstra and Tourism Australia have pulled advertising from YouTube following incidents where advertisers had their ads displayed on videos not…

Fire stalks Samsung: blaze breaks out at Singapore store

29 March 2017 in Mobility

Fire seems to be dogging Samsung Electronics, with a storeroom belonging to the Samsung Experience Store in Singapore's AMK Hub…

Documents seized in NBN leaks hunt withheld from police probe

29 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Documents which were seized by the Australian Federal Police during raids last year in a bid to find the source…

Court slaps down Telstra bid to overturn ACCC decision on access prices

28 March 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra has lost its Federal Court appeal against a ruling by the competition regulator, the ACCC, that it drop its…

ACCC rejects NBN special access undertaking variations

28 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The competition watchdog has rejected proposals by the builders of the national broadband network, NBN Co, to vary the Special…

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SA changes laws to simplify electronic docs transfer by courts

29 March 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The South Australian Government is introducing new laws which are designed to make it easier for people working in the…

System automation enhances Border Force air cargo inspections

29 March 2017 in Deals

Australia’s border protection service, Border force, has deployed a new automated system to replace the previous manual process supporting air…

UE WONDERBOOM – small speakers with a big sound (first looks/review)

29 March 2017 in Entertainment

UE has released its WONDERBOOM – a pint-sized and shaped, Bluetooth speaker that offers loud, 360° sound in an affordable…

Melbourne Airport situational awareness platform wins award

29 March 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

Integration and analytics vendor Tibco Software presented its Innovator award to Melbourne Airport at the company's conference in Singapore yesterday.

Huawei and Canberra Raiders winning partnership

29 March 2017 in ShawThing

Huawei is helping the Canberra Raiders NRL football club to create a team of high-performance players.

Why we need Intel Optane

29 March 2017 in ShawThing

Intel’s epoch-making announcement of the new Optane 3D XPoint (pronounced crosspoint) memory includes its use as a type of SSD…

Cortana speaks Ausdroid and strinephone

29 March 2017 in Mobility

Microsoft has finally brought it’s Windows 10 based, voice-operated, digital assistant Cortana to Australia on Android and iPhone. She works…

Genesis sparks up with move to the cloud

29 March 2017 in Deals

New Zealand power company Genesis Energy is now running its business from the cloud after migrating its entire IT infrastructure…

Year after year, BSA tries to sell the same snake oil

29 March 2017 in Open Sauce

One of the biggest proponents of FUD in the technology sphere is BSA|The Software Alliance.

Apple fixes bug that led to ransom demand in mobile Safari

29 March 2017 in Security

Apple's release of iOS 10.3 has fixed a bug in its mobile Safari browser that was being exploited by attackers…

Lexar makes rugged flash drive

29 March 2017 in Home Tech

Lexar has released its JumpDrive Tough series that it claims can withstand immersion up to 30 metres, 150° heat, impacts…

AT&T joins Linux Foundation as platinum member

29 March 2017 in Open Source

US telecommunications giant AT&T has joined the Linux Foundation as a platinum member, the foundation announced overnight.

Scentre Group completes transition to Windows 10

29 March 2017 in Business Software

Shopping centre operator Scentre Group has moved to Windows 10, which it says will provided better access for its employees…

CSIRO trial to help recovery from total knee replacement

29 March 2017 in Health

The CSIRO has launched a digital trial of a platform to help patients recover from total knee replacements.

Foxtel breaches rules on political broadcasts

28 March 2017 in Entertainment

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has found that Foxtel breached the Broadcasting Services Act by not providing the necessary…

LG sues BLU over alleged infringement of LTE patents

28 March 2017 in Mobility

LG Electronics has sued US phone manufacturer BLU for allegedly infringing on five patents that have been declared essential to…

For second year running, Red Hat revenue crosses US$2b

28 March 2017 in Open Source

Open source company Red Hat has ended its fourth quarter with revenue of US$629 million, a 16% rise year-on-year, according…

London attack had nothing to do with encryption

28 March 2017 in Open Sauce

Every time an act of terrorism is committed, there is an outcry about encryption. This time, following the UK incident…

Autonomous bus navigates through Perth roads in Curtin Uni research

27 March 2017 in Strategy

Curtin University is undertaking a trial of a commercial driverless bus, and will use the vehicle to carry out further…

Optus wants tech solutions, ideas for Future Makers programme

27 March 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus is on the lookout for technology solutions for its second annual Future Makers programme which have the potential to…

LG G6 – from 28 March at Telstra

27 March 2017 in Mobility

LG’s new G6 has a 5.7”, 18:9 screen and a dual camera that includes an amazing 125° wide angle lens.…

Tibco helping citizen data scientists

27 March 2017 in Business Software

Tibco is aiming to help more people become citizen data scientists even though "most real data scientists hate this term",…

Hisense goes dotty – new Series 9 to feature quantum dot technology

27 March 2017 in Entertainment

Hisense has unveiled two 4K ULED series 8 and 9 televisions at the 2017 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix –…

Square POS integrations and contactless+chip reader makes for easier e-payments

27 March 2017 in Business Software

Square has announced its integration with point-of-sale and order management platforms including Vend, TouchBistro, Posboss, Abacus, SalesIn, Mobi2Go and Boppl.…






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