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Toowoomba tower powers Telstra's world-first live 2Gbps LTE call

19 September 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra and its partners are claiming a world first for a successful 2Gbps capable LTE call on a commercial network.

Encryption bill endorsed by govt party room

19 September 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Barely one week of parliamentary sitting days after the date for comment ended, the Federal Government's party room has endorsed…

Citi analyst says Amazon should split to avoid anti-trust scrutiny

19 September 2018 in Cloud

An analyst from Citi Research has suggested that it might be a good idea for Amazon to split, separating its…

Telco industry leads battle against encryption bill

19 September 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Communications Alliance, which represents the entire telecommunications industry in Australia, has signalled that it intends to lead a charge…

Chrome, Firefox will not trust Symantec SSL certs from next release

18 September 2018 in Security

In what is sure to cause concern at the the top levels of one of the leading security software vendors,…

TPG sees full-year profit fall as NBN continues to bite

18 September 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

TPG Telecom has reported a net profit after tax of $396.9 million for the year ending 31 July, a drop…

iOS 12, HomePod iOS 12, tvOS 12 and watchOS 5 now available for all to download

18 September 2018 in Home Tech

If you have a compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple Watch, Apple TV or a HomePod, then today is…

ANZ Bank launches smartphone ATM access service

18 September 2018 in Market

Australia’s ANZ Bank has launched a smartphone ATM access service which allows customers to access cash on the go, using…

Indian paper creates confusion over Huawei's 5G role

18 September 2018 in Technology Regulation

An Indian newspaper's use of widely differing quotes in two separate stories has incorrectly given the impression that the Chinese…

Ex-Google man says asked to write software to censor news in 2006

18 September 2018 in Technology Regulation

A former software engineer at Google claims he was taken off a project to write code to censor news articles…

New Zealand’s Domain Name Commission wins case against data scraper

17 September 2018 in Government Tech Policy

A court in the US has agreed that Washington-based DNS research tools provider DomainTools violated the NZ Domain Name Commission's…

Vodafone NZ awarded new security certificates for TaaS services

17 September 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Vodafone New Zealand has been awarded new security certificates for its Telecommunications-as-a-Service offerings to government.

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Rackspace can be your organisation's Yoda, says general manager

19 September 2018 in Enterprise Cloud

Recently promoted Rackspace ANZ general manager Darryn McCoskery talks exclusively to iTWire.

Data61, Hensoldt Cyber partner on cyber attack protection systems

19 September 2018 in Security

Data61, the CSIRO’s innovation network, has announced a global partnership with German cyber security company Hensoldt Cyber to collaborate on…

WA 3D metal printer maker turns out complex parts at market speed

19 September 2018 in Hardware

Western Australia-based 3D metal printer manufacturer Aurora Labs says it has reached the stage where it can print complex parts…

New Payments Platform to ‘transform’ customer experience for utilities: report

19 September 2018 in Market

The advent of Australia’s industry-wide New Payments Platform (NPP) has opened the way for utilities companies to be able to…

Extension for moving special business services to NBN opposed

19 September 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Small broadband provider Aussie Broadband has voiced its opposition to a proposal to extend the disconnection date for special business…

Pegasus mobile spyware found in at least 45 countries: claim

19 September 2018 in Security

Canadian digital rights organisation The Citizen Lab claims to have found evidence that mobile spyware known as Pegasus, sold by…

Singtel achieves 1.5Gbps five-carrier aggregation LTE speed

19 September 2018 in Mobility

Singapore telco Singtel claims to achieved peak LTE speeds of 1.5Gbps using five-carrier aggregation in a lab environment, using a…

EU drops Ireland case after Apple pays back-taxes

19 September 2018 in Technology Regulation

The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has said it will drop a case against Ireland, filed…

BigInsights Data & AI Innovation Awards Showcase – 28 September

18 September 2018 in Development

Learn about Innovating with Data & AI from Australia’s early adopters of technologies at the BigInsights Data and AI Innovation…

The future of data warehousing is data sharing, says Snowflake

18 September 2018 in Data

Cloud data warehouse vendor Snowflake says the future of data warehousing is data sharing between companies without moving the data,…

Telstra and Deloiite say '5G a $50b opportunity for Australian economy'

19 September 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Deloitte's latest report finds two-thirds of businesses will be on 5G by 2020. It will be released at Telstra's annual…

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Workday's Tim Wakeford talks about the CFO's evolving role and strategic value-add

18 September 2018 in Business Software

Workday helps businesses with HR, Finance and HCM or 'Human Capital Management', and its vice-president of Financials Product Strategy, Tim…

IDC says SAS leads predictive analytics at twice market share of nearest competitor

18 September 2018 in Data

Global market intelligence advisory service IDC has released its findings on the worldwide big data and analytics software market share…

Global smart meter market expected to reach $10.4bn by 2022

18 September 2018 in Home Tech

The global smart meter market is estimated to reach US$10.4 billion by 2022, driven by rising emissions, domestic energy resource…

Out with the data lake, in with the Data Hub, says Pure

18 September 2018 in Data

iTWire talks to Pure Storage vice-president of strategy Matt Kixmoeller about the company's recently introduced Data Hub.

Don't forget to unenrol your Apple devices now that everything has been released

18 September 2018 in Home Tech

Unless you want to now start getting beta updates to iOS 12, tvOS 12 and macOS Mojave, it's time to…

Chinese and Korean phone makers: ROM stands for 'read-only memory'. Stop using this term!

18 September 2018 in Home Tech

Chinese and Korean phone makers are ignorantly suggesting their phones come with "read only memory" or ROM when describing the…

PlexNet adds Nyansa to arsenal

18 September 2018 in Networking

Application, network and infrastructure testing and analysis specialist PlexNet has added network analytics provider Nyansa to its roster of partners.

 

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