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COVID-19: TeamViewer offers online collaboration software free of charge to schools, universities

08 April 2020 in Health

Germany-based remote control and collaboration software provider TeamViewer has made its online collaboration software solution Blizz available for free to…

ACCC authorises Australian Securitisation Forum members to ‘work together’ during COVID-19 crisis

08 April 2020 in Market

Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC has granted interim authorisation for members of the Australian Securitisation Forum (ASF) to work together…

Human Rights Law Centre calls for ‘greater transparency’ for Govt’s Covid 19 phone app

08 April 2020 in Apps

Australia’s Human Rights Law Centre has called for greater transparency to be given to the Federal Government’s recently launched Coronavirus…

Toyota Australia acquires Revolution Software Services

08 April 2020 in Deals

Toyota Australia has acquired Sydney-based software development and implementation company Revolution Software Services.

Blackberry claims China-connected groups targeting Linux servers

08 April 2020 in Security

Canadian security software and services firm Blackberry claims five attack groups serving the interests of China have been targeting Linux…

Glenn Maiden takes up role as threat intelligence chief at FortiGuard Labs ANZ

07 April 2020 in People Moves

Security vendor Fortinet has appointed Glenn Maiden as director of threat intelligence at FortiGuard Labs Australia and New Zealand.

Hyland Australia plans push into government

07 April 2020 in Market

Content services vendor Hyland is planning a major push into the Australian government sector, where it believes it is underrepresented.…

COVID-19: Healthcare system needs new technologies to meet ‘challenges’, says ATSE

07 April 2020 in Health

Australia’s healthcare system must quickly incorporate technologies including remote consulting, wearable monitors and full digitisation if it is to meet…

Microsoft, University of Sydney collaborate to build AI-infused Corona chatbot

07 April 2020 in Health

The University of Sydney says it has used Microsoft cognitive services to build an AI-infused bot in “double-quick time” that…

‘Critical’ time for mobile services as COVID-19 impacts industry growth: analyst

07 April 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Increasing competition and the lowest net increase for six years had already put pressure on Australia’s mobile carriers even before…

Mobile industry group slams rumours linking 5G and COVID-19

07 April 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

The head of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association, a lobby group for the mobile industry, has described claims being spread…

NBN congestion, outages during COVID-19 at low levels, says Rue

07 April 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Congestion, and outages across the national broadband network have remained at low levels, with no material increase compared to previous…

Kaspersky veteran pours cold water on Chinese group's APT claims

07 April 2020 in Security

Veteran security researcher Brian Bartholomew has cast doubt on claims made about attacks by a nation-state backed group on a…

Telecoms network traffic spike with spread of COVID-19 pandemic, says Nokia

07 April 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Telecommunications network traffic has been spiking around the world, demonstrating the critical roles of networks and connectivity during the coronavirus…

COVID-19: GPs get free telehealth services from NBNCo

06 April 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Australian doctors in general practice clinics will get free delivery of enhanced telehealth services with upgrades to the system delivered…

MGM Wireless keeps a watch on costs during COVID-19 crisis

06 April 2020 in Listed Tech

Australian-listed technology company MGM Wireless says it has taken the necessary actions to reduce costs while the effects of the…

Warning: Remote working has its security pitfalls

06 April 2020 in Security

In the effort to keep employees productive and the business running, the rapid switch to remote workplaces during the current…

Long-term competition in comms sector still a focus as ACCC eases restrictions during COVID-19 crisis

06 April 2020 in Business Telecommunications

The chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Rod Sims says the competition watchdog is focused on the…

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Sydney Broadcast Services business expands network, creates new opportunities

08 April 2020 in Storage & Cloud Storage

VENDOR CONTRIBUTION: MediaHub used to cater to the Australian broadcast industry and over the years has transitioned into providing cloud…

Empired appoints Darren Stahlhut to customer experience team

08 April 2020 in People Moves

IT services provider Empired has expanded its customer experience team with the appointment of Episerver executive Darren Stahlhut as national…

TCL announces new 5G router, heart-rate monitoring earphones

08 April 2020 in Hardware

Close on the heels of releasing its first self-branded smartphones, TCL Communication has announced four smart connected devices: a 5G…

Vodafone offers new plan for financially-affected customers

08 April 2020 in Mobility

Vodafone Hutchison Australia will introduce a temporary $10 per month mobile subscription plan from 20 April onwards to help customers…

Israel used one zero-day in cyber attacks since 2012: claim

08 April 2020 in Security

Israel has used just one zero-day vulnerability in attacks it has crafted during the period 2012-19, if research by the…

Red Hat appoints Cormier as CEO, Whitehurst to head IBM

08 April 2020 in Open Source

IBM-owned open source provider Red Hat has appointed Paul Cormier as its president and chief executive, succeeding Jim Whitehurst who…

Git version control system hits 15 year milestone

07 April 2020 in The Linux Distillery

Happy birthday, Git. The open source distributed version control system was first released on April 7th 2005, and thus today…

Solving the Top Four Digital Transformation Challenges

07 April 2020 in Strategy

GUEST OPINION* by Nicholas Hollings, Equinix: Most enterprises understand the digital imperative but face significant challenges on the path to…

Myriota raises $28m in series B funding round

07 April 2020 in Space

South Australia-based Myriota, a connectivity provider for nanosatellite Internet of Things devices, undertaken a $28 million series B funding round…

Consumer IoT vendors seen growing 10% in 2020 despite pandemic

07 April 2020 in Internet of Things

Wearable bands, smart personal audio devices and smart speakers will show growth of 9.8% to 718 million units in 2020,…

TCL announces first self-branded smartphones; one 5G model

07 April 2020 in Mobility

TCL Communication, better known for its range of cheap television sets, has announced its first lot of self-branded smartphones, the…

The Wine Collective connects with Boomi

07 April 2020 in Business Software

Wine merchant The Wine Collective (TWC) is using Boomi to integrate its diverse applications and to connect with third parties…

Staying Strong Amidst Constant Cyber Threats

07 April 2020 in Security

VENDOR CONTRIBUTION: The last decade has seen a phenomenal rise in all forms of cyber related activity. 

Review - GIGABYTE AERO 15 OLED performance laptop for gamers and creatives alike

06 April 2020 in Computers & peripherals

Taiwanese-based GIGABYTE Technology has long been well-known for its motherboards and video cards. The AERO 15 OLED is among its…

More COVID-19 freebies

06 April 2020 in Business Software

A growing number of businesses are making their services freely available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Researcher uses drones to measure size of whales

06 April 2020 in Biology

A doctoral candidate from Southern Cross University is using drones to measure the size of whales as she studies various…

Outreachy gets US$50,000 IBM Open Source Community Grant

06 April 2020 in Open Source

IBM's second quarterly grant to help non-profits that promote education, inclusiveness, and skill-building for women, underrepresented minorities, and underserved communities…

Telephone scammers and COVID-19: An extreme example of kite-flying

04 April 2020 in Open Sauce

It is rare to find an opinion piece completely bereft of facts and built entirely on supposition, a case where…

CoTé and DXC Technology launch ‘crisis communications’ cloud capability.

03 April 2020 in Strategy

VENDOR STRATEGY ANNOUNCEMENT In a swift response to the current global situation, Australian cloud Customer Communications Management provider, CoTé Software &…

CoTé ramps up cloud Customer Communication Management (CCM) availability and scalability

03 April 2020 in Cloud

VENDOR CONTRIBUTION Australian cloud Customer Communication Management provider, CoTé Software & Solutions, has upped its availability and scalability ante by…

Pluralsight's courses are free this month

03 April 2020 in Education

Technology skills platform Pluralsight is making all of its courses free to everyone this month.

 

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