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UK gives Huawei limited role in 5G network rollouts

29 January 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The UK has announced that it will give Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technology a limited role in the country's…

Uploads to My Health Records reach 13 million in December with increased use by healthcare providers

28 January 2020 in Health

The number of documents uploaded to My Health Records by healthcare providers continues to soar, with the total in December…

Red Telecom taken to Federal Court by ACMA

28 January 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s telecommunications regulator ACMA is taking action in the Federal Court against Sydney-based telco Red Telecom and its sole director…

Australia will be ‘awash’ with IoT devices amidst global growth

28 January 2020 in Strategy

Australia will be awash with IoT devices in the next few years according to Palo Alto Networks which cites a…

Global roaming subscribers to top 1.1 billion by 2024

28 January 2020 in Market

The global number of roaming subscribers will reach 1.1 billion by 2024, rising from 900 million in 2020 - representing…

‘Disconnect’ between cybersecurity culture, cyber resilience says McAfee

28 January 2020 in Security

There’s a disconnect in cybersecurity culture and cyber resilience according to a new research report that reveals that 35% of…

Sitecore MVP Rameez Akram joins Deloitte Digital

28 January 2020 in People Moves

One of the only two Sitecore MVPs in Australia, Rameez Akram, has joined Deloitte Digital.

AI ‘visionary’ Professor Genevieve Bell named first Engelbart Distinguished Fellow

28 January 2020 in Education

The Australian National University’s Distinguished Professor and director of the 3A Institute at ANU, Professor Genevieve Bell, has been named…

dnata Catering Australia using SnapLogic for system migration project

28 January 2020 in Market

Global catering provider dnata Catering Australia is using SnapLogic’s intelligent integration platform to support a system migration project following its…

ACMA launches consultation on telecoms emergency call services amendments

28 January 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is undertaking public consultation on proposed amendments to the Telecommunications (Emergency Call Service)…

Sonos backtracks on forced obsolescence

24 January 2020 in Home Tech

Wireless speaker manufacturer Sonos has had a change of heart about rendering some of its old product effectively unusable.

AI, emerging technologies encroaching on role of managers in workplace

24 January 2020 in Strategy

Artificial intelligence and emerging technologies like virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace and predicted…

Pennant acquires Brisbane headquartered Absolute Data Group

24 January 2020 in Strategy

Training and support solutions vendor Pennant Australasia has acquired Brisbane-headquartered software company Absolute Data Group (ADG) as part of its…

Microsoft, Genesys partner to launch contact centre cloud service

24 January 2020 in Market

Microsoft and Genesys have expanded their partnership to provide a new cloud service for contact centres.

Microsoft set to force Bing onto Chrome via Office 365 update

23 January 2020 in Enterprise Solutions

Global software company, Microsoft, today announced it will install a browser extension that makes Bing the default search engine for…

Optus launches ‘green shoots’ grants program to help bushfire affected Australians

23 January 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus has launched a grants program to help re-establish connectivity within regional Australia, particularly through support for small businesses affected…

Aussie Broadband opens new call centre, partners with Learn Local

23 January 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Internet service provider Aussie Broadband has expanded its network, establishing a new call centre in the outer Melbourne suburb of…

Wyndham Destinations hit with $159.6k penalty for telemarketing breaches

23 January 2020 in Business Telecommunications

A breach of Australia’s telemarketing rules has cost American vacation time-share market company Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific $159,600 in a…

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China tech industry venture financial deals continue to rise

29 January 2020 in Market

China’s technology industry witnessed a rise of 46.3% in venture financing deal activity during the fourth quarter of 2019, over…

Software Review - Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Software

28 January 2020 in Strategy

SPONSORED REVIEW. Many organizations use QuickBooks software for managing their financial transactions, paying their employees, and paying their bills etc.

SAP adds ball-toss analysis to Tennis Analytics suite

28 January 2020 in Data

SAP has been working on tennis analytics for years, but even the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rule change prevents…

Western Sydney Uni gets $700K grant for AI research project

28 January 2020 in Strategy

Western Sydney University has been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grant worth over $700,000 to investigate how future…

Tony Grima new Australia, NZ chief for OKI Data

28 January 2020 in People Moves

Global business printers and multifunction devices vendor OKI Data Australia has appointed Tony Grima managing director for Australia and New…

Three men arrested in Indonesia over card-skimming attacks

28 January 2020 in Security

Three men, identified only by their initials, have been arrested in Indonesia on suspicion of using Magecart-style attacks to steal…

India second in global smartphone shipments in 2019: Counterpoint

28 January 2020 in Mobility

India became the second biggest market for shipments of smartphones in 2019, surpassing the US, the technology research firm Counterpoint…

OpenText goes retail with Carbonite acquisition

28 January 2020 in Strategy

Christmas 2019 saw enterprise information management company OpenText complete its acquisition of cloud backup and endpoint protection provider Carbonite for…

Always-on 5G built-into an expensive new laptop means yet another monthly bill

25 January 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

A news report in an online publication's sponsored 5G section talks about the benefits of an always-on 5G connection in…

Cohesity appoints Steve Coad as country manager Australia, NZ

24 January 2020 in People Moves

Data management vendor Cohesity has appointed 25 year IT industry veteran Steve Coad as country manager for Australia and New…

UK will make the same decision on Huawei that it did last year

24 January 2020 in Open Sauce

Next week, Britain will announce essentially the same decision that leaked out in April 2019, and allow Chinese vendor Huawei…

AWS engineer leaves sensitive info in GitHub repository

24 January 2020 in Security

An Amazon Web Services engineer left 954MB of data in a GitHub repository, among them personal identity documents and system…

WhiteHawk delivering cybersecurity amid heightened threats

23 January 2020 in Security

By Megan Evans SPONSORED NEWS. Increasing in frequency, sophistication, scale and scope, cybersecurity threats are on the rise across the…

250m Microsoft customer support records exposed on Web

23 January 2020 in Security

Two hundred and fifty million records of conversations between Microsoft support agents and customers spanning the period 2005 to December…

Nutanix expands services to MiTek

23 January 2020 in Deals

Global enterprise cloud vendor Nutanix has expanded services to MiTek Australia with the supply of hyperconverged infrastructure software, hardware and…

Anki Vector robot saved by Digital Dream Labs

22 January 2020 in Home Tech

The company behind Cozmo, Vector and the Overdrive car racing game, Anki, went bankrupt, but its assets have been purchased…

Matrixx: to the fore with predictions on 5G, Cloud and IoT

22 January 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

A fourth Matrix movie may well be in development, but savvy telcos have already found the one they need in…

Telstra picks up PTC gongs

22 January 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra was prominent among the winners of the 2020 Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) Awards presented in Honolulu last night.

What to do when Windows 10 says you must uninstall software that isn't there

22 January 2020 in Core Dump

If your efforts to upgrade to Windows 10 are being thwarted by a message telling you to manually uninstall software…

RMIT University offers DASA-backed online DevOps course

22 January 2020 in Education

A new online short course from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) aims to provide people in technology and…

Hearing Australia adopts Rimini Street support, maintenance

22 January 2020 in Deals

Hearing services group Hearing Australia has switched to enterprise software company Rimini Street support for its mission-critical ERP system.

 

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