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Software fault triggered Telstra mobile network outage

22 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The calamitous collapse of Telstra's mobile network on Monday was triggered by a software fault which led to multiple elements…

Google's vision of social engineering outed in company video

22 May 2018 in Technology Regulation

Google appears to have visions of controlling people in the future through the information that it slurps up every day,…

New alliance to develop a national robotics R&D strategy

22 May 2018 in Strategy

CSIRO's digital innovation group Data61 has announced the formation of an alliance to develop a national robotics R&D strategy and…

Google, big tech may face Justice Dept scrutiny

22 May 2018 in Government Tech Policy

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has acknowledged that the Justice Department needs to take a close look at technology companies…

New MVNO LYF Mobile launches with 'millennial needs' focus, but is Aldi Mobile cheaper?

22 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Promising to be "more than just a phone service" thanks to an emphasis on community engagement and giving back, LYF…

Telstra outage: when will customers know the reason?

21 May 2018 in Open Sauce

Nearly 10 hours after its mobile network collapsed like a pile of pancakes on Monday, Australia's biggest telecommunications outfit Telstra…

Telstra says service 'back to normal levels', but no word on why it happened

21 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The national Telstra outage that affected 3G and 4G voice and data services this morning and afternoon appears to be…

Aussies spend big bucks on mobile

21 May 2018 in Mobility

Australians pay on average $44 per month each for their mobile phone plans, representing a whopping total for all mobile…

Telstra mobile users hit by nation-wide outage

21 May 2018 in Mobility

Telstra has suffered another mobile network outage and users are venting their frustrations on social media.

Optus pitches benefits of new broadband offerings

21 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s second biggest telco Optus is tempting customers with a promise of fast speeds, more entertainment options and $10 off…

Vodafone launches 4.9G on Huawei in Sydney’s West, more sites to come

21 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone's first FDD Massive MIMO trial site has gone live in Parramatta, the first of five sites across Australia to…

Blockchain used for proof-of-concept in secure health data analysis

21 May 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Software firm Agile Digital, secure cloud provider Vault Systems and the federal Department of Health have collaborated to demonstrate proof-of-concept…

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It’s all fun for Aussies shopping on their smartphone: survey

22 May 2018 in Mobility

Ausssie smartphone owners browse shopping sites just for fun on their mobile without any plans of making a purchase and…

Strong cloud growth takes TechnologyOne to record revenues

22 May 2018 in Listed Tech

Listed enterprise software company TechnologyOne attributes a strong first half result, including record revenues and licence fees, primarily to its…

How to survive the Zombie Apocalypse? - hang out in Melbourne.

22 May 2018 in Radioactive IT

It seems that, in the event of a Zombie Apocalypse outbreak in the Australasian area, the best advice is to…

Mastercard, Transport for NSW to deliver 'smarter city' via Future Transport Digital Accelerator

22 May 2018 in Development

Mastercard announces partnership with Transport for New South Wales to deliver a smarter city through the "Future Transport Digital Accelerator",…

Ola exuberant as it matures into Brisbane, Gold Coast and Canberra

22 May 2018 in Development

Watch out, Uber! An exuberant Ola now has 6 major metropolitan cities in Australia with a "credible rideshare alternative", with…

Paypal buys small-biz friendly iZettle for 'significantly expanded global omnichannel platform'

22 May 2018 in Development

Expanding its offering in 12 markets and adding in-store capabilities in 11 markets, iZettle's small business commerce platform "advances PayPal’s…

Review: State of Decay 2 - zombie apocalypse sims

22 May 2018 in Games

Surviving the zombie apocalypse is a significant amount of work at times, and you will surprisingly need those management skills…

Microsoft lands big cloud deal with intelligence agencies

22 May 2018 in Cloud

Cloud and operating systems behemoth Microsoft has improved its chances of winning a US$10 billion defence contract by winning a…

Logitech releases mice for World Cup football fans

22 May 2018 in Hardware

Computer peripherals manufacturer Logitech is making a bid to capitalise on next month's World Cup football tournament by issuing wireless…

Advocacy groups petition FTC to break up Facebook

22 May 2018 in Technology Regulation

A coalition of eight advocacy groups is asking the US Federal Trade Commission take steps to break up Facebook, with…

Some firms apprehensive, others see opportunity as GDPR date approaches

22 May 2018 in Technology Regulation

With just a few days to go before the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect, companies are…

NetComm Wireless in IoT tie-up with Ericsson

22 May 2018 in Internet of Things

Industrial Internet of Things developer NetComm Wireless has joined the Ericsson IoT accelerator to help in the adoption of Massive…

Aussie student wins international award for robotic window cleaner

22 May 2018 in Science

Oliver Nicholls, a 19-year-old high school student from Sydney’s Barker College, has won the top prize at the Intel International…

TechnologyOne SaaS adopted by Moreton Bay Council

22 May 2018 in Deals

Enterprise software company TechnologyOne has secured an eight-year, multi-million dollar deal with Moreton Bay Regional Council to replace a legacy…

Telstra Networks MD Mike Wright to explain outage at 2.30pm AEST

21 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

In around 10 minutes, Telstra's Group managing director of Networks, Mike Wright, will give a "doorstop" interview on what caused…

Telstra's 3G and 4G networks 'continue to be progressively restored nationally'

21 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra's latest outrageous outage on its 3G and 4G networks is being fixed, and while the "root cause" is yet…

Satellite services fear mobile push as 5G nears

21 May 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Satellite service operators appear to be feeling the heat as the time nears for 5G services to be rolled out,…

Video games can improve mental maths skills: claim

21 May 2018 in Strategy

Researchers at Edith Cowan University claim that educational video games can improve children's mental maths skills.

 

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