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ZTE ban may curb its use of Android and Android Go

20 April 2018 in Security

The US export ban on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE may mean that the company, which uses Google's Android mobile…

Google removes feature that helps avoid Net censorship

20 April 2018 in Technology Regulation

Google has thrown a spanner into the works of developers who have been using domain-fronting in the Google App Engine…

Tech sector job ads up, but some sectors in decline

19 April 2018 in Recruitment

The technology and science sector was second only to the mining, resources and energy sector in recording the highest job…

Slow wage growth, but pay rises for IT workers likely

19 April 2018 in Enterprise Staff

Slow wage growth has hit the Australian employment market, but despite the slowdown, top IT workers can expect a pay…

Start-up industry front and centre at CeBIT

19 April 2018 in Strategy

Australia’s growing start-up industry will be a key focus of the CeBIT Australia StartUp Conference and PitchFest 2018 to be…

Australia non-committal on reacting to US, UK moves on ZTE

19 April 2018 in Security

The Australian Government is treading water when it comes to commenting on how it will act in the case of…

Toowoomba gets new regional data centre

19 April 2018 in Data Centres

Property-integrated construction, engineering and support services company FKG Group has completed construction of a $40 million Pulse Data Centre in…

Equinix completes Metronode acquisition to consolidate data centre network

19 April 2018 in Data Centres

US-based global interconnection and data centre company Equinix has completed the acquisition of Australian data centre provider Metronode.

Huawei cutting back US sales efforts; rural subsidies blocked

19 April 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE will not receive any subsidies from the Universal Service Fund that the US uses…

.au change put off; govt orders auDA to meet review terms

18 April 2018 in Strategy

The au Domain Administration, the organisation that administers the Australian domain namespace, says it has put off changes in domain…

Data professionals in big demand as big data era booms: report

18 April 2018 in Data

Demand for data science professionals globally, and in Australia, is expected to jump, pushing up salaries and boosting employment opportunities,…

Govt review to tell auDA to shape up or ship out

18 April 2018 in Strategy

A federal government review into the au Domain Administration, the organisation administering the Australian domain namespace, has found that auDA…

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VIDEOS: 2nd-gen AMD Ryzen desktop processors arise, promise top performance, available today

20 April 2018 in Home Tech

Promising "best-in-class compute performance and even faster gaming frame rates than the previous generation", AMD says its "turbo-charged 12nm Zen+…

Nuance releases clinical speech recognition update

20 April 2018 in Market

Speech recognition software vendor Nuance has released the latest version of its clinical speech recognition solution for medical practitioners and their…

Rowland says brownfield sites slowdown depriving NBN Co of revenue

20 April 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Labor’s shadow minister for communications Michelle Rowland says NBN Co is being deprived of much needed revenue due to NBN…

VIDEO – AMD advances artful argument: freedom of choice in PC gaming 'is a right'

19 April 2018 in Home Tech

AMD says it is acting against awful grubby "gamer tax" graphics grab, and putting Nvidia on notice that "freedom of…

Amazon Echo Spot coming to Australia on 26 April

19 April 2018 in Home Tech

Amazon’s Alexa-powered range of Echo smart assistants will be bolstered in Australia with the Echo Spot now available for pre-order.

Labor welcomes auDA review but questions need for .au change

19 April 2018 in Strategy

The Australian Labor Party has welcomed the findings of a government review into the au Domain Administration, the organisation that…

Facebook data may have leaked again through LocalBlox

19 April 2018 in Security

A cloud storage repository belonging to LocalBlox, a company that creates personal profiles using information scraped from publicly accessible sources,…

Top takeaways from SAS Global Forum 2018

19 April 2018 in The Wired CIO

Analytics software company SAS held its annual Global Forum last week. Among product announcements, there is a lot of smart…

CCleaner hack: attackers gained entry through TeamViewer

19 April 2018 in Security

The attackers who compromised CCleaner, a popular application that allows Windows users to perform routine maintenance on their systems, did…

Opera VPN mobile client stopped, no change for desktop

19 April 2018 in Home Tech

Opera Software will continue to offer its built-in no-log VPN as part of its browser for the desktop, but the…

Vic move to improve mobile cover on busy regional rail lines

19 April 2018 in Mobility

Mobile coverage on Victoria's five busiest regional rail lines is expected to improve with the government's Regional Rail Connectivity Project…

Huawei accelerates 5G efforts: new SingleRAN pro, first CE-TEC cert for 5G

19 April 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Despite its ongoing issues with various world governments, Huawei has released its 5G-oriented SingleRAN Pro solution with three standout features,…

WD launches Purple MicroSD for next-gen surveillance-class video capture

18 April 2018 in Storage & Cloud Storage

Capitalising on the royal colour purple is Western Digital, whose new Purple MicroSD card is "purpose-built" for surveillance-class, "trusted, 24/7,…

Supreme Court declares Microsoft email case moot

18 April 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Microsoft may finally have to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland, after the US Supreme Court ended…

Debney joins The Yield as board chair

18 April 2018 in People Moves

Agtech specialist The Yield has appointed Harry Debney as its board chair.

Microsoft looks to Linux for security

18 April 2018 in Internet of Things

Microsoft has announced a preview of Azure Sphere, a solution for creating secure consumer gadgets, household appliances and industrial devices…

MGM seals deal with Telstra franchises to sell kids Spacetalk smartphone watch

18 April 2018 in Deals

Technology company MGM Wireless has launched a new family wearables division with the signing of two Telstra Shops franchises to…

Trend Micro addresses BEC with style analysis

18 April 2018 in Security

Security software vendor Trend Micro is about to launch a new feature that uses AI to help protect its customers…


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