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Warning to Australian enterprises of new cryptojacking threat

26 April 2019 in Security

A cryptojacking campaign, dubbed Beapy, which is primarily impacting enterprises in China, has been revealed by one security firm which…

Microsoft tops US$1 trillion market cap after 3Q results

26 April 2019 in Market

Software giant Microsoft has become the third American company to hit US$1 trillion in market value after retailer and cloud…

UK gives Huawei green light for 5G role: report

24 April 2019 in Government Tech Policy

British Prime Minister Theresa May has reportedly agreed to let Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies play a role in…

Microsoft launches new Azure Govt Secret regions for US

23 April 2019 in Cloud

Microsoft has set up two new Azure regions in the US devoted to the hosting of government data at the…

Samsung Galaxy Fold launch put off after issues surface

23 April 2019 in Mobility

Top smartphone manufacturer Samsung Electronics has announced it would delay the public launch of its Galaxy Fold foldable device after…

MYOB shareholders back KKR $2B bid

18 April 2019 in Listed Tech

MYOB shareholders have voted in sufficient numbers for the scheme of arrangement that would see US-based equity firm KKR take…

Australia lags in take-up, penetration of fibre in APAC region

17 April 2019 in Market

Australia lags well behind Asia Pacific markets like Singapore, China and South Korea in the take-up and penetration of fibre…

NZ telecoms regulator to recommend deregulation of Spark resale copper voice services

17 April 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition regulator, the Commerce Commission, is set to recommend that the resale copper voice services of the country’s…

Call for NBN Co board to quit over ‘failure to deliver’ on core mission

17 April 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Commpete, the former Competitive Carriers Coalition, has called for the resignation of the board of NBN Co, the company rolling…

Intel exits 5G smartphone modem biz after Apple-Qualcomm deal

17 April 2019 in Strategy

Close on the heels of the announcement of a truce in the Apple-Qualcomm patent war, Intel has said it will…

Next, US may say Chinese-made trouser belts are a risk: Huawei official

17 April 2019 in Government Tech Policy

A senior Huawei official says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo may soon declare a ban on trouser belts being…

Apple, Qualcomm in surprise deal on litigation, chips

17 April 2019 in Technology Regulation

Chip manufacturer Qualcomm and Apple have announced an end to all litigation between the two companies, in a surprising development…

Breaking IT News

Interview: Stas Protassov talks new Acronis Cyber Platform launch enhanced with APIs and SDKs developers

26 April 2019 in Storage & Cloud Storage

Cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage company Acronis has launched early access to its new Cyber Platform, allowing developers access…

Encryption law: tech sector waiting for someone else to bell the cat

26 April 2019 in Open Sauce

Australians may not have learnt much from the on-again, off-again election campaign that began on 11 April, but one thing…

Removing admin rights would mitigate most Microsoft flaws: claim

26 April 2019 in Security

The number of vulnerabilities in Microsoft products increased last year, with a total of 700 flaws found, a study by…

Talos finds 11 flaws in Sierra LTE gateway ES450

26 April 2019 in Security

A total of 11 vulnerabilities have been found in the Sierra Wireless AirLink ES450, an LTE gateway which is aimed…

New Debian leader says decision-making an area that could be improved

26 April 2019 in Open Source

The new leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project says one thing that is holding back the project is the length…

Evergen appoints new CEO, gears up for growth

26 April 2019 in Strategy

Australian renewable energy start-up Evergen says it is gearing up for growth after closing a capital raise led by majority…

Smart City street lighting could realise US$15b in energy savings: report

26 April 2019 in Energy

Smart street lighting deployments will realise US$15 billion in cumulative energy savings for cities upto 2023, according to a newly…

Tele2 sees quarterly revenue decline

26 April 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Swedish mobile operator group Tele2 suffered a decline in revenue of 1% to 7.2 billion krona (A$1.2 billion) in the…

Nokia says virtual testing environment will stimulate, accelerate 5G deployments

25 April 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Finnish telecommunications equipment provider Nokia claims 5G deployments will be faster and more cost-efficient with the launch of its patent-pending…

Siemens and SAS partner to deliver AI-embedded IoT analytics for edge and cloud

25 April 2019 in Data

Two global firms have combined their specialties to provide what they describe as the most comprehensive, open-compatible artificial intelligence framework…

Cuscal providing future of Australian banking experiences with Splunk

25 April 2019 in Enterprise Solutions

End-to-end payment solution provider Cuscal says it has improved payment platform reliability and reduced downtime, improving the experience for Australians…

Late on ANZAC night, the Moon will pass in front of Saturn

24 April 2019 in Space

An occultation occurs when one astronomical body passes on front of another. Late on the evening of 25 April, the…

Cyber security requires staff commitment: Mimecast official

24 April 2019 in Security

Almost 99% of people "really don't care" about corporate security, warns Mimecast senior vice-president and general manager of Mimecast Security…

Avaya partners with Standard Chartered on customer experience transformation

24 April 2019 in Deals

Unified communications vendor Avaya is partnering with international banking group Standard Chartered to deliver a multi-year customer experience transformation project…

Telstra, Amazon partner to bring Prime Video app to Telstra TV

24 April 2019 in Entertainment

Telstra has partnered with Amazon to deliver the Prime Video app to Telstra TV, with Amazon Prime members in Australia…

Nutanix seals deal to support Laing O’Rourke’s digital strategy, technology development

24 April 2019 in Deals

Enterprise cloud vendor Nutanix has secured a deal with construction firm Laing O’Rourke Australia to deploy its enterprise cloud OS…

Hertz sues Accenture over failure to build 'ambitious' website

24 April 2019 in Enterprise Solutions

Global vehicle rental firm Hertz has sued business process provider Accenture for failing to deliver a website that it was…

IDC sees blockchain spending boom in Asia-Pacific excluding Japan

24 April 2019 in Development

Spending on blockchain solutions in the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Japan, are expected to reach nearly US$523.8 million this year, up…

 

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