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Norwegian aluminium firm goes manual after Windows ransomware attack

20 March 2019 in Security

Norwegian aluminium maker Norsk Hydro has been under what it describes as "an extensive cyber attack" that has affected several…

Only politicians get exemption from encryption law

20 March 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The Federal Government's encryption law spreads its net far and wide in society, but exempts one class of person —…

Atlassian to acquire AgileCraft

19 March 2019 in Listed Tech

Collaboration and productivity vendor Atlassian has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Texas-based enterprise agile planning software provider AgileCraft.

Irish companies boost Australian investment with $10 million in new contracts

19 March 2019 in Strategy

More than $10 million in new contracts in Australia have been announced as part of a trade mission from Ireland,…

TPG profit smashed by mobile network cancellation

19 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Telecommunications provider TPG Telecom has announced a reported net profit after tax of $46.9 million for the first half of…

Apple launches new iPad mini at last, and new iPad Air, both with A12 CPU and Pencil compatibility

19 March 2019 in Home Tech

A new 10.5-inch iPad Air and a new 7.9-inch iPad mini have arrived, both with Apple Pencil support, advanced Retina…

Bush coalition welcomes plans for new regional mobile base stations

18 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Regional Australian lobby group the Rural Regional and Remote Communications Coalition has welcomed the announcement from the Australian Government which…

Telstra says expanded investment will eliminate more mobile black spots

18 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra says it will eliminate black spots at 131 locations under Round Four of the Federal Government mobile black spot…

Cloudflare has 'process for tackling child porn on customer sites'

18 March 2019 in Technology Regulation

Reverse proxy and DDoS protection provider Cloudflare says it will not stop providing services to the website 8chan, despite clear…

ARENA, AEMO boost wind, solar energy industry with $9.41m in funding

18 March 2019 in Energy

Solar and wind farms in Australia are set to test providing their own short-term generation forecasts, under a funding initiative…

Pollies, don't try to pin the blame on social media. Look in the mirror

18 March 2019 in Open Sauce

When anything bad happens, politicians always look for the first convenient scapegoat. And in the case of the massacre of…

Exploiting existing NBN potential can improve situation: expert

17 March 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Writing down the value of the NBN to take the pressure off NBN Co trying to increase the average revenue…

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Debian members afraid to make or propose change, says leadership contender

20 March 2019 in Open Source

The Debian GNU/Linux project has a lack of leadership, veteran developer Martin Michlmayr says, adding that while there are many…

Analytics key to IoT: SAS

19 March 2019 in Data

IoT projects will often require automated decisions to be made at the network edge to avoid latency issues, according to…

Ericsson selected by TDC for Danish nationwide commercial 5G rollout

19 March 2019 in Deals

Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson has been selected by Danish service provider TDC to roll out nationwide commercial…

How much does a CEO enjoy a cyber breach? Quite a lot, it seems

19 March 2019 in Security

Researchers at Warwick Business School have found that in the five years after a cyber incident, shareholders suffered, but the…

Union seeks Uber probe over spyware use to knock off rivals

19 March 2019 in Technology Regulation

A union has demanded the Federal Government investigate the ride-sharing firm Uber after a program on the ABC on Monday…

Fintech Waddle secures $4 million in funding raise

19 March 2019 in Strategy

Australian fintech Waddle has secured $4 million in Series A funding from technology investor, Allectus Capital.

InstaReM closes $58 million funding round

19 March 2019 in Strategy

Singapore-headquartered fintech and digital cross-border payments company InstaReM has closed a $58 million series C funding scheme.

Myriota launches developer toolkit for ‘direct to orbit’ IoT access

19 March 2019 in Internet of Things

Nanosatellite Internet of Things connectivity vendor Myriota has launched its developer toolkit aimed at accelerating the availability of IoT technology…

Like Splunk, Aust firms may also have to give up business abroad

19 March 2019 in Open Sauce

The same fate that befell big data analytics company Splunk last month — having to pull out of doing business in…

Nvidia Jetson Nano addresses mass-market ML

19 March 2019 in Hardware

GPU giant Nvidia has revealed the Jetson Nano, a tiny AI computer for use in mass-market products.

Industrial cyber security firm Dragos acquires NexDefense

19 March 2019 in Security

Industrial cyber security firm Dragos has acquired NexDefense, a pioneer in the field of industrial security, and says it will…

Online porn block will catch Britons on the hop: survey

19 March 2019 in Entertainment

Market research and data analytics firm YouGov claims 75% of Britons do not know that their government will put curbs…

Vocus denies speculation on fresh equity raising

19 March 2019 in Business Telecommunications

The Vocus Group has denied media speculation that it would be organising a fresh round of equity raising, saying it…

ACMA to probe murder footage broadcast on Australian TV

19 March 2019 in Technology Regulation

The Australian Communications and Media Authority says it is investigating whether broadcasters breached the rules by some of the material…

Epson demonstrates latest tech at flagship Mercedes me Store, Melbourne

18 March 2019 in Entertainment

Global electronics, printer and imaging equipment vendor Epson has demonstrated how a successful Formula One technology partnerships can affect everyday…

Give your own staff the full customer experience, BMC CIO says

18 March 2019 in The Wired CIO

Running the vast infrastructure for digital operations software company, BMC, affords its chief information officer Scott Crowder a perspective on…

Aldi brings TVs, Bluetooth headphones, Nokia smartphones and more back on special

18 March 2019 in Home Tech

Aldi's well-known special buys change twice a week, and on 23 March, it is unleashing two TVs, glittering rechargeable batteries,…

VIDEO Interview: Jay Flores talks STEM, robotics and more during FIRST Robotics Competition

18 March 2019 in Development

Last week, the FIRST Robotics Competition held its first two Australian events for 2019, having first arrived down under in…


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