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Girl Geek Academy women-focused hackathon spreads its wings across Victoria

28 February 2020 in Security

The Girl Geek Academy’s flagship program #SheHacks, which launched as a global first in 2014, is now running statewide across…

Labor up in arms over govt plans for a ‘broadband tax' and cuts to regional NBN investment

28 February 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

The Labor Party is pressuring the Federal Government to explain why it is reportedly introducing a $7 per month broadband…

Australian wool sales halted after Windows ransomware attack

27 February 2020 in Security

Wool sales in Australia have been halted until next week after the main provider of software to the industry was…

Who will be next ACS President?

27 February 2020 in IT Industry

ANALYSIS – Nominations have closed for the election of a new President for the Australian Computer Society. ACS has been…

Telstra and Ericsson extend 4G range to 200km

27 February 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra and Ericsson have announced what they claim to be a world-first 200km LTE cell range capability on a commercial…

Telstra starts mmWave 5G trials

27 February 2020 in 5G

Telstra has begun internal testing of millimetre wave 5G, and is planning to provide some customers with trial access.

Freshworks acquires AnsweriQ to enhance AI, machine learning capabilities

27 February 2020 in Strategy

Customer engagement software company, Freshworks has acquired intelligent automation for customer service vendor AnsweriQ in a move it says will…

NSW Government kicks off program to deliver broadband boost to regions

27 February 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The NSW Government's $100 million program aimed at deliverng improved digital connectivity for regional areas of the State is about…

Australians love their streaming services, says ACMA

27 February 2020 in Market

Australians are taking up subscriptions to streaming services in ever increasing numbers, with 71% of Aussies with a TV set…

Macquarie Telecom delivers ‘eleven halves’ of growth

27 February 2020 in Listed Tech

Telecommunications and data centre provider Macquarie Telecom has boosted revenue by 9% to $131.9 million for the half year to…

Google seeks exemption from US ban to trade with Huawei

27 February 2020 in Government Tech Policy

Google has made a formal application to the US Government to be exempted from the country's ban on trading with…

ESET team finds major Wi-Fi bug in Broadcom, Cypress chips

27 February 2020 in Security

Slovakian security firm ESET has discovered a vulnerability in Wi-Fi chips made by Broadcom and Cypress that results in the…

Vodafone mobile customer base shrinks, says first 5G site to go live soon

27 February 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone Hutchison Australia says it will activate its first 5G site within a few weeks even as it released its…

Australia’s The Block Ledger a winner in Alibaba Entrepreneurs/HSBC ‘jumpstarter’ pitch competition

27 February 2020 in Strategy

Australian startup The Block Ledger is one of the top five winners of the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund/HSBC JUMPSTARTER 2020 Global…

Business email compromise Australia’s ‘most prevalent’ security threat

27 February 2020 in Security

Business email compromise (BEC) was the most prevalent security threat in Australia in 2019, accounting for 23.6% of global attempts…

Nokia launches 4G, 5G new radio slicing

27 February 2020 in Market

Nokia has launched new end-to-end slicing network functionality for 4G and 5G New Radio (NR) which it says will support…

Financial sector companies lead market on hybrid cloud deployments

26 February 2020 in Cloud

The financial sector outpaces all other industries in hybrid cloud deployments – hosting workloads in both private and public cloud…

Online payment fraud losses predicted to exceed US$200 billion

26 February 2020 in Security

Global online payment fraud is predicted to cause losses exceeding US$200 billion over the next five years, driven by the…

Breaking IT News

NetLinkz helps Beijing government get people back to work

27 February 2020 in Listed Tech

GUEST OPINION: February has been a busy and very successful month for cloud network solutions group NetLinkz Limited (ASX: NET).

Broadband Forum finalises new 5G standards

27 February 2020 in Business Telecommunications

Operators looking to leverage their fixed networks to deliver on the promise of 5G will soon have new tools at…

DXC Technology Advances Deployments of Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality Technologies for Enterprises in the Connected, Digital Workplace

27 February 2020 in Listed Tech

VENDOR PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) today highlighted how it is helping enterprises accelerate the adoption of augmented reality…

Tableau adds requested features

27 February 2020 in Business Software

Tableau 2020.1, the latest release of the analytics software, includes features requested by users via the Tableau community forums.

Evergen takes two for tech roles

26 February 2020 in People Moves

Renewable energy systems and software provider Evergen has hired Lucy Carpinelli as a solution architect and Emad Nashed as a…

Australian company develops technology solution to help address ‘rampant’ employee underpayment

26 February 2020 in Business Software

VENDOR PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: Australian technology start up NoahFace has today announced the general availability of its eponymous time and attendance…

Waterstons opens Sydney and Perth offices

26 February 2020 in Strategy

UK based consultancy Waterstons has set up shop in Australia.

Logitech division launches new Bluetooth speaker

26 February 2020 in Entertainment

Ultimate Ears, a division of computer peripherals maker Logitech, has released its latest portable Bluetooth speaker which is known as…

Epson launches scanner aimed at small business and home users

26 February 2020 in Hardware

Epson has launched a document scanner aimed at small business and home users, along with two software packages – Epson’s…

Coronavirus effect in EMEA PC market much less, says IDC

26 February 2020 in Hardware

Shipments of so-called traditional PCs in the Europe, Middle East and African markets in 2020 will be 72.2 million, a…

Charlie-1 looms as potential company maker for 88 Energy

25 February 2020 in Energy

GUEST CONTRIBUTION: Alaskan focused oil and gas group, 88 Energy Ltd (ASX:88E) provided a further update on Monday regarding the…

Extreme Networks appoints Stefan Compagnoni to Australia, NZ channel manager role

25 February 2020 in People Moves

Cloud services vendor Extreme Networks has appointed former Arrow ECS ANZ vendor relations manager, Stefan Compagnoni, to the role of…

BlackBerry Spark unifies endpoint security and management

25 February 2020 in Security

A new unified endpoint security (UES) layer for the BlackBerry Spark platform can work with BlackBerry unified endpoint management (UEM)…

realme launches flagship 5G model but not for Australia

25 February 2020 in Mobility

Chinese phone manufacturer realme has unveiled its first flagship smartphone, the X50 Pro 5G, during an online launch but will…

amaysim makes a return to profit in first half of FY20

25 February 2020 in Mobility

Mobile virtual network operator amaysim has reported a return to profit in the second half of the 2019-20 year, with…

Australian researchers 'unlock key' to cheaper high-tech telecom, medical diagnostic devices

24 February 2020 in Development

Researchers at the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (ACEx) say they will soon have a much…

Engineers Australia to focus on climate change at Sydney roundtable

24 February 2020 in Climate

Engineers Australia, the peak body of the engineering profession, will turn its focus to climate at a roundtable in Sydney…

Patrick Harding returns to Ping in new role

24 February 2020 in People Moves

Cloud security firm Ping Identity has appointed 20 year ICT industry veteran Patrick Harding as its new chief product architect.

NZ’s Hawkes Bay regional council deploys Nintex

24 February 2020 in Deals

New Zealand local government body Hawke’s Bay Regional Council (HBRC) is using a process platform from process management and automation…

Unisys puts up US$10,000 for capture the flag contest at RSA Conference

24 February 2020 in Security

Global IT firm Unisys Corporation has put up US$10,000 as a prize for anyone who can capture data and credentials…

'A lot of opportunity' for blockchain: Tibco exec

24 February 2020 in Business Software

There are plenty of ways blockchain technology can be applied in various industries, but careful consideration is required, according to…


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