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Apple explores shifting some production out of China: report

20 June 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Apple is thinking of making major changes in its supply chain and has asked its major suppliers to analyse the…

NBN Co consultation will not solve basic wholesale pricing issue: Budde

20 June 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Well-known Australian telecommunications consultant Paul Budde says while the NBN Co's latest bid to hold a consultation on pricing is…

NAB pledges $2bn in funding to 'boost' productivity in tech sector

20 June 2019 in Strategy

National Australia Bank has pledged to allocate $2 billion in funding over five years aimed at helping emerging technology companies…

US holds out H-1B visa threat if India demands local data storage

20 June 2019 in Outsourcing

The United States has told India it may place curbs on the number of H-1B visas which can be issued…

NBN Co set to issue wholesale pricing review paper

20 June 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, is set to issue a wholesale pricing review to…

Home Affairs official Noble selected as new head of ACSC

19 June 2019 in Government Tech Policy

An official from the Department of Home Affairs has been selected to lead the Australian Cyber Security Centre to replace…

ACMA calls for feedback on emergency call services regime

19 June 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The telecommunications regulator, The Australian Communications and Media Authority, is reviewing Australia’s emergency call services regime and is now seeking…

Firm that found Exim bug says 'millions of attacks' claim unreliable

19 June 2019 in Security

Reports that millions of servers running the mail transport agent Exim are being attacked through a recently announced vulnerability are…

Facebook announces cryptocurrency; politicians, regulators not impressed

19 June 2019 in Strategy

Social media giant Facebook has announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency under the name Libra next year through a…

Attackers use phishing to gain access to ACU staff data

18 June 2019 in Security

The Australian Catholic University has been hit by a data breach, with the attacker(s) using a phishing email to trick…

Huawei founder says US moves will cost billions in revenue

18 June 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies says it will suffer a drop of US$25 billion in projected revenue over the…

Ericsson launches enhanced 5G deployment options

17 June 2019 in Networking

Ericsson has launched new software and hardware solutions to expand 5G deployment options, with the new solutions claimed to be…

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Motorola complete Victoria Police managed service rollout

20 June 2019 in Deals

Motorola Solutions has completed the rollout of a new mobility managed service to Victoria Police, designed to enable increased situational…

HCL to replace Accenture as Cricket Australia's digital technology partner

20 June 2019 in Outsourcing

At the MCG yesterday, Cricket Australia announced a new 4-year deal with HCL to provide an integrated technology solution for…

Blue Prism agrees to acquire Thoughtonomy

20 June 2019 in Strategy

UK-headquartered robotic process automation software company Blue Prism has announced an agreement to acquire intelligent automation platform provider Thoughtonomy.

Hawaiki opens new direct network route to Los Angeles

20 June 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand cable operator Hawaiki Submarine Cable has expanded its subsea network with a new direct route to Los Angeles…

Equinix, IBM Cloud expand collaboration

20 June 2019 in Cloud

Global data centre operator Equinix is collaborating with IBM Cloud in Melbourne – and other cities around the world –…

NBN mess: Labor's sin compounded by Coalition's MTM

20 June 2019 in Open Sauce

The Australian Labor Party's obsession with neo-liberal economics has doomed the national broadband network right from the time it set…

Parallels adds ML to RAS

20 June 2019 in Business Software

A key feature of Parallels Remote Application Server 17 is the use of machine learning to pre-launch applications so users…

Patch issued for critical Firefox flaw under attack

20 June 2019 in Security

The Mozilla Foundation has issued a fix for a critical bug in Firefox and Firefox ESR that affects users on…

China search plan off, but Google open to future ventures

20 June 2019 in Technology Regulation

Google has publicly confirmed that it has abandoned plans to launch a censored search platform in China, but has not…

LastPass brings vaults onshore

20 June 2019 in Security

Business users of the LastPass password manager can now choose to have their data stored within Australia.

Riverina championships to test programming, STEM skills of school students

19 June 2019 in Education

The Charles Sturt University AgriTech Incubator is conducting a Riverina Inter-School Programming Championship aimed at improving the computer programming and…

Nokia secures revolving credit facility, pricing mechanisms linked to sustainability targets

19 June 2019 in Strategy

Nokia has signed a €1.5 billion revolving credit facility with two one-year extension options, linking the margin to two of…

MGM Wireless CEO Fortunatow increases company shareholding

19 June 2019 in Listed Tech

Mark Fortunatow, chief executive of technology company MGM Wireless — makers of the all-in-one smartphone, watch and GPS device Spacetalk —…

Optus, Adelaide Crows agree long-term esports deal

19 June 2019 in Deals

Australia’s second largest telco Optus has further strengthened its ties with AFL club Adelaide Crows, agreeing to a long-term partnership…

TechnologyOne launches STEAM-Lab pilot for schools

19 June 2019 in Listed Tech

Enterprise software provider TechnologyOne has launched its pilot program STEAM Lab for a STEAM-based experiential program, aimed at school students,…

Xero, Stripe partner on payment ‘innovations’ for small businesses

19 June 2019 in Accounting Software

 Accounting software company Xero is partnering with online payments provider Stripe to develop what they say are innovations that help…

Give me more: Microsoft again shows that it values money above image

19 June 2019 in Open Sauce

Microsoft often likes to portray itself as a company that supports education and research, but that appears to be just…

Wind, solar and battery to power WA mine

19 June 2019 in Energy

Second-hand wind turbines, solar and a battery will combine to power a remote mine in Western Australia, in a claimed…

 

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