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Retailers bullish on hybrid cloud

16 January 2019 in Cloud

Retailers across the globe are quickly moving away from traditional data centre infrastructure as cloud usage accelerates, with 93% identifying…

Focus on data expertise as IT sector job demand on the rise for 2019: report

16 January 2019 in Market

Data scientists, data engineers and data analysts are in hot demand in Australia, topping the list of IT skills shortfalls…

Huawei founder claims no user data will be given to govt

16 January 2019 in Security

Huawei chief executive and founder Ren Zhengfei says the company will under no circumstances allow the Chinese Government to access…

Xinja buoyant over latest capital raise

15 January 2019 in Market

Fledgling Australian digital bank Xinja says a capital raise, which has opened early to existing investors, customers and people who…

Telstra boosts capacity to subsea cable network

15 January 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Australia’s largest telco Telstra has added substantial capacity to its subsea cable infrastructure with its first large capacity purchase on…

Online presence vital for business: jobs report

15 January 2019 in Strategy

The vital importance of an online presence in today’s business landscape was driven home in 2018, with jobs aimed at…

After indictments, ex-spies fear visits to China-friendly nations

15 January 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in Canada last month may make it difficult for former US…

Motorola pays US$445m to acquire Vaas

14 January 2019 in Strategy

Global communications giant Motorola Solutions has paid US$445 million to acquired VaaS International Holdings, a data and image analytics company…

Optus moves step closer to 5G commercial launch

14 January 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Australia’s second largest telco, the Singtel-owned Optus, says it has taken another significant step towards its commercial launch of 5G…

Cyber security threats will keep getting worse in 2019: claim

14 January 2019 in Security

Following a high level of systemic security breaches in 2018, security incidents will keep getting worse in 2019 with identify…

Home Affairs perpetuating myths about encryption law: CA chief

13 January 2019 in Government Tech Policy

A document issued by the government-funded Australian Cyber Security Growth Network, aimed at providing "information to industry about key economic…

Document on 'key perceptions' of encryption law based on small sample

13 January 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Cyber Security Growth Network, a government body, has issued a document on what it claims are "key perceptions"…

Breaking IT News

OPPO to offer better camera, biometrics on devices this year

17 January 2019 in Mobile devices

Chinese phone manufacturer OPPO says it will launch the first 10x lossless zoom technology on a smartphone, with the technology…

Wilson returns to Macquarie as product, operations chief

17 January 2019 in People Moves

Cyber security firm Macquarie Government has appointed former Brennan IT executive Dayle Wilson as head of product and operations to…

Huawei may face case over alleged theft of trade secrets

17 January 2019 in Technology Regulation

Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies could face an indictment over alleged theft of trade secrets from its American business…

AltoStratos launches $25m capital raise, ASX listing bid

17 January 2019 in Listed Tech

Global IT and consumer electronics market channel group AltoStratos has launched a $25 million capital raising ahead of a planned…

ARENA completes grid-scale battery to boost SA energy security

17 January 2019 in Energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has completed a 30 MW / 8 MWh grid-scale battery at the Dalrymple substation…

Check Point finds way to bypass Fortnite login process

17 January 2019 in Security

Israel-based security company Check Point says it has found a vulnerability in the popular game Fortnite which would allow an…

Application services vital for cloud adoption: report

17 January 2019 in Cloud

Organisations regard application services as vital for cloud adoption and, ultimately, for success in today’s app-driven digital economy, according to…

ZTE and Heavy Reading release 5G transport white paper on FlexE

17 January 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Chinese telecoms equipment provider ZTE Corporation, has released a white paper “Meeting 5G Transport Requirements With FlexE” together with telecoms…

US state's securities dept leaves 1m files exposed

17 January 2019 in Security

More than a million files belonging to the Department of Securities in the US state of Oklahoma were exposed to…

NZ cryptocurrency exchange loses 'significant' funds in breach

17 January 2019 in Security

New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has suffered a breach and its operations have been locked down, with police saying that…

Most Facebook users unaware site keeps list of their interests

17 January 2019 in Apps

Nearly three-fourths of Facebook users studied in a survey by the Pew Research Centre were unaware that the site was…

Docker playground site allowed server access as it was not secured

17 January 2019 in Security

Researchers at security firm CyberArk were able to gain access to the underlying server running Docker's playground website because of…

Software testing firm LogiGear opens Tokyo office

17 January 2019 in Business Software

Software testing and test automation solutions provider LogiGear has opened a new office in Tokyo, its third regional office in…

Transcript: Huawei CEO and Founder Ren Zhengfei's International Media Roundtable

17 January 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Here is the full transcript of the Media Roundtable that Huawei CEO and founder, Ren Zhengfei, had with various members…

Sophos appoints Struthers to top role for Asia Pacific, Japan

16 January 2019 in People Moves

Network and endpoint security vendor Sophos has announced the appointment of 30-year industry veteran Gavin Struthers as regional vice-president for…

Facebook picks UK charity to check site for fake news

16 January 2019 in Technology Regulation

British fact-checking charity Full Fact has been chosen by Facebook to reduce the flow of misinformation on the social media…

German court dismisses Qualcomm patent suit against Apple

16 January 2019 in Technology Regulation

A court in Germany has dismissed a patent lawsuit filed by processor maker Qualcomm against Apple, saying that the patent…

Trend Micro shows way to hack RF-controlled industrial machines

16 January 2019 in Security

Researchers at security outfit Trend Micro have built a device they call RFQuack which can be used to take command…

 

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