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Google+ closure brought forward after more data leaks

11 December 2018 in Security

Google has advanced the date for shutting down its Google+ social network from August 2019 to April 2019, after discovering…

Why I'm not buying online this Christmas

10 December 2018 in Core Dump

Online shopping? Bah, humbug!

Optus prepares for 5G expansion with spectrum acquisition

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s second largest telco Optus has acquired new regional licences for its customers in the 3.6 GHz spectrum band, earmarking…

Penn says Telstra set to lead in 5G capabilities

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Securing between 30-80 MHz nation-wide in the 3.6 GHz spectrum will ensure that Telstra plays the leading tole in bring…

$10.7b to go on online, in-store Xmas spending spree: survey

10 December 2018 in Market

Australians are expected to spend $10.7 billion this Christmas, an average of $573 each, according to a new survey which…

Vodafone says spectrum buy boost to 5G preparations

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta says the company's "significant spectrum investment", along with TPG Telecom, has delivered one…

NBN Co looks to earnings from businesses to avoid write-down

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, plans to create new plans for businesses in order…

ACCC suggests body to curb excesses of Google, Facebook

10 December 2018 in Market

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has suggested that a regulatory entity which can investigate and curb the influence of…

Encryption laws sought to right the balance between spies and tech

07 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

ANALYSIS The Australian encryption laws were devised for one reason: so that spy agencies could get back on an equal…

Arrest of Huawei CFO a dangerous precedent and threat to global trade

07 December 2018 in Market

COMMENT: The arrest of the CFO of Huawei Technologies Meng Wanzhou in Canada for the alleged violation of the company…

Politics rules as encryption bill becomes law with no amendments

06 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Federal Government's controversial encryption bill has been passed by Parliament without any amendments due to there being a lack…

Wakey, wakey eggs and bakey, iPhone XR sales look flaky

06 December 2018 in Beerfiles

As the Apple stock price continues its descent into Sir John Harrington’s famous invention, the iconic tech company is desperately…

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Apple to appeal ban on some iPhone models in China

11 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

Apple has said it would appeal a court verdict in China that imposes a ban on the import and sale…

Researchers find gene in mice that could help stop obesity

11 December 2018 in Health

An team of international researchers has found that removal of a single gene in mice can lead to a situation…

Nextcloud adds social app in new release

11 December 2018 in Cloud

File sync and share solution company Nextcloud has added a social app in its latest release, version 15, with the…

VIDEOS: UPRIGHT GO has your back – literally

10 December 2018 in Home Tech

If you suffer from poor posture, then a little tingle may be all you need to vibrate your back back…

The Journey to Click & Collect Efficiency this Festive Season

10 December 2018 in Market

SPONSORED NEWS. It’s that time of year again, Christmas is just around the corner and retailers are in a race…

Rethink cloud security attitudes, says CISO

10 December 2018 in Security

Security professionals should educate themselves more about cloud security, REA Group chief information security officer Craig Templeton has told iTWire.

Navigating the Mobility Maze with Android

10 December 2018 in Mobility

SPONSORED NEWS. With the revolution in workforce mobility, the idea of having a single workplace is rapidly disappearing. Today, more…

DiDi reduces fares by 10%, gives driver-partners more

10 December 2018 in Home Tech

Stating it is "shaking up the Australian rideshare market", Didi says its new "standard pricing in Melbourne" reduces fares by…

RxMx picks InterSystems Iris for Health

10 December 2018 in Strategy

Sydney-based medical technology company RxMx is adopting the InterSystems Iris for Health data platform.

NZ’s Tait sells share of global business to Japanese company

10 December 2018 in Deals

New Zealand-based communications solutions provider Tait Communications has sold a minority share in its global subsidiary Tait International to Japanese…

Australians keep their options open on broadband, mobile and home phones: survey

10 December 2018 in Market

Australians considering switching their service providers for fixed broadband, mobile phone, home phone, electricity and gas are all far more…

Telstra heads four companies in buying 5G spectrum

10 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has picked up the largest number of lots in the 5G spectrum auction organised by the Australian Communication and…

AIIA appoints Gauci as CEO from Dec 10

10 December 2018 in People Moves

Transformation specialist Ron Gauci will take over as the chief executive of the Australian Information Industry Association from Monday, replacing…

Business as usual for crims under encryption laws: security pro

10 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Terrorists and paedophiles, the two claimed targets of the government's encryption laws, are likely to bury themselves deeper on the…

South Australia to collaborate with Canberra on myGovID

09 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

South Australia has become the first state to agree to collaborate with the Federal Government on the digital identity initiative…

Singtel integrates cyber security capabilities under Trustwave

09 December 2018 in Security

Singapore telecommunications provider Singtel has grouped its cyber security capabilities along with those of Optus, Trustwave and NCS into a…

Oculeus launches real-time fraud protection service

09 December 2018 in Business Telecommunications

German telecommunications solutions provider Oculeus has launched a real-time telecoms fraud protection service for businesses known as Oculeus-Protect, a cloud-based…

nibby chatbot more than pays for itself

07 December 2018 in Cloud

nib's AWS-powered chatbot has proved its value during its first year of operation.

 

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