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Greens MP says EV tax move towards privatised road user charge scheme

30 November 2020 in Automotive

A Greens member of the Victorian Parliament has slammed the State Government's move to impose a tax on electric vehicles…

Huawei testing liquid lens tech for use in next flagship: report

30 November 2020 in Mobility

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies will start using liquid lens technology, for which it obtained a patent earlier this…

UK expected to bring forward Huawei ban to September 2021

29 November 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The UK will announce on Monday that it is bringing forward to September 2021 the date for banning the use…

Sophos tight-lipped about data breach, no lessons learnt from WannaCry bungle

28 November 2020 in Open Sauce

It's surprising that global cyber security firm Sophos has hidden from public view the fact that it has suffered a…

Forcepoint official welcomes PM's decision on cyber-security role

27 November 2020 in Security

A senior official from the Australian arm of Forcepoint, an American multinational security software developer, has welcomed the news that…

Oracle secures deal with Digital Transformation Agency

27 November 2020 in Deals

Global tech company Oracle has established a new whole-of-government (WofG) arrangement with Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) which it claims…

WA’s Horizon Power gets $2.6 million in funding from ARENA for remote area hydrogen project

27 November 2020 in Energy

Western Australian electricity company Horizon Power is getting $2.6 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to…

AMTA chief Althaus steps down after 15 years in job

27 November 2020 in Mobility

The chief executive of the mobile industry lobby group, Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association, Chris Althaus, has stepped down after 15…

Windows REvil ransomware used to compromise Argentina portal

27 November 2020 in Security

Argentina's official country portal has been hit by malicious attackers using the Windows REVil ransomware who claim they have exfiltrated…

Wagga Wagga firm wins US award for rural connectivity solution

27 November 2020 in Networking

Wagga Wagga-based connectivity solutions provider Zetifi has won an American award for its new technology that has been developed to…

TasmaNet acquires Queensland telco as national expansion gains momentum

26 November 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Hobart-based Internet service provider TasmaNet has acquired Queensland telco Internomic which trades under the brand names Vastnet in regional Queensland…

AIIA partners with Western Australia Government to ‘stimulate’ ICT industry

26 November 2020 in Market

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is partnering with the Western Australian Government to stimulate the local ICT sector across…

US needs to get its mitts out of Australia's internal affairs

26 November 2020 in Open Sauce

If proof were ever needed that the US directly interferes in Australia's internal affairs, US ambassador Arthur Culvahouse has provided…

Telstra in court over ‘unconscionable’ conduct with mobile sales to Indigenous consumers, faces $50m in penalties

26 November 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has been taken to court by the competition watchdog, the ACCC, over its admitted breach of consumer law through…

Jennifer Seberry is 2020 Pearcey Medallist

26 November 2020 in IT People

Professor Jennifer Seberry has been announced winner of the 2020 Pearcey Medal, The Medal has been awarded annually since 1998…

France goes ahead with 3% digital tax on big tech firms

26 November 2020 in Government Tech Policy

Despite threats of retaliation from the US, France has decided to go ahead with a 3% tax on big technology…

TSMC completes work on 3nm process fab, production in 2022

26 November 2020 in Manufacturing Technology

The world's biggest contract chip manufacturer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, has reached an important milestone with the beam-raising ceremony for…

Orange, Amazon Web Services ink global strategic agreement

25 November 2020 in Strategy

French-based telecommunications provider Orange Business Services has signed a global strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) aimed at…

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VIDEO Interview: Systemology Founder and Director John Mustac talks tech transformation

30 November 2020 in Business IT

With Systemology delivering business process automation and transformation since 2012, and its team experts in the field for over 20…

Why the health tech sector needs to make integration a priority

30 November 2020 in Cloud

Health is undergoing a significant digital evolution. Interoperability and integration through the cloud are set to revolutionise the way health…

Review: realme C12 has good looks and will not break the bank

29 November 2020 in Mobile devices

If one were to go by looks alone when picking a smartphone, then the realme C12 would certainly be one…

China ties: time for some quiet diplomacy, or businesses will suffer

29 November 2020 in Open Sauce

Naive. That is the word that comes to mind when one reads the musings of Australian journalists reacting to China's…

Vodafone's Black Friday, Cyber Monday hot deals, including extending the 500GB Super+ Plan with 10Mbps endless speeds

27 November 2020 in Home Tech

IIt's Black Friday Fri-yay, with Cyber Mon-yay due in 3 days, as Vodafone "offers a range of savings for customers…

Analytics: The Key to Driving Success Beyond COVID-19

27 November 2020 in Data

SPONSORED CONTENT The global pandemic has driven home the fact that data is vital to the success of every organisation.…

Singtel Optus offers range of goodies for Black Friday sale

27 November 2020 in Home Tech

Telco Singtel Optus will waive the $99 start-up fee for new customers as one of the many discounts it is…

Looi is Lancom's new CPTO

27 November 2020 in People Moves

Software and technology provider Lancom Technology has appointed Chong Looi to the new role of chief product / technology officer.

India's TWS shipments took off in third quarter: Counterpoint

27 November 2020 in Entertainment

India's true wireless stereo hearables market took off in the third quarter, with growth of 723% year-on-year, the technology analyst…

PC shipments in EMEA set to grow by nearly 13% for the year

27 November 2020 in Hardware

Shipments of traditional PCs — notebooks, desktops and workstations — in Europe, the Middle East and Africa will come to…

China cloud infrastructure services expenditure in 3Q crosses US$5b

27 November 2020 in Cloud

Expenditure on cloud infrastructure services in China grew by 65% in the third quarter to cross US$5 billion (A$6.78 billion),…

AgileXperts' hungry for business – and new staff

26 November 2020 in Strategy

Australian payroll project specialist consultancy AgileXperts has tripled its headcount in just nine months, and managing director Brett Cowan predicts…

ZDNet and Linux often provide a good chance for a laugh

26 November 2020 in Open Sauce

If the American technology news site ZDNet wishes to write about Linux malware, nobody on this planet (or even an…

D-Link aims at M2M market with DWM-315

26 November 2020 in Networking

D-Link's DWM-315 features dual-SIM 4G LTE mobile broadband connectivity, Gigabit Ethernet, remote management capabilities, and an integrated VPN client and…

Mastercard completes second digital identity pilot with Deakin, AusPost

26 November 2020 in Security

Payment solutions provider Mastercard has completed the second pilot of its digital identity service, ID, with Deakin University and Australia…

Digital ID provider Okta secures deal with SA education dept

26 November 2020 in Security

Digital identity provider Okta has won a contract with the South Australian Department of Education to use its technology for…

Eroad hires Hogan as CTO

26 November 2020 in People Moves

New Zealand based telematics specialist Eroad has appointed Tim Hogan to the role of chief technology officer.

End-user spending on India public cloud to rise nearly 30% next year

26 November 2020 in Cloud

Spending on public cloud services by end-users has been forecast to increase to US$4.1 billion (A$5.58 billion) next year, the…

Samsung, Apple and Xiaomi dominate Western Europe in 3Q

26 November 2020 in Mobility

Samsung, Apple and Xiaomi fared much better than other smartphone brands in the Western European market during the third quarter,…

Financial software firm cites security, control as reasons for moving from email to Slack

26 November 2020 in Strategy

ASX-listed financial software firm Iress is moving away from email to Slack for communications and its chief technology officer, Andrew…

Outlook PST Repair is the solution to sysadmin PST and OST headaches

25 November 2020 in Software

REVIEW PROMOTION: Storing all your email online is great, but offline email is still critical. Besides the obvious advantage of…








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