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NZ's Chorus more professional in its approach than NBN Co

20 October 2017 in Open Sauce

Bill Morrow is awfully good at finding excuses to paper over the failings of the corporation he heads – the…

NBN chief says network cannot be compared with NZ rollout

20 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Under pressure with each passing day as the number of complaints about the NBN mount, the head of NBN Co,…

Job market continues upward trend, ICT opportunities grow

19 October 2017 in Recruitment

ICT was one of the business and industry sectors offering the most job opportunities in September, as Australia’s employment market…

Queensland a bright spot as ICT exec demand slumps

19 October 2017 in Recruitment

Employment demand for ICT executives slumped by 6% in September, with the Queensland tech sector showing the best results compared…

WPA2 flaw's worst impact on Android, Linux devices

19 October 2017 in Security

The flaw in the WPA2 wireless protocol revealed recently has a critical impact on Android phones running version 6.0 of…

YouTube removes video of WPA2 vulnerability

19 October 2017 in Security

YouTube has taken down a video demonstrating a vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol that was announced on Monday night by…

Rowland blasts Government over telco complaints report

19 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The Labor Party has described the latest complaints figures from the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman as a “brutal reality check” and…

5G will bring benefits to Australian digital economy: report

19 October 2017 in Mobility

A new report has painted a glowing picture of the benefits that are likely to push growth in the Australian…

New telecoms industry guidance looks to improve credit management for consumers

18 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

In the wake of the latest and damning report by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) on an increasing level of…

Australia, US sign up to new space exploration treaty

18 October 2017 in Space

The Australian Government has signed a treaty with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, reaffirming an ongoing commitment by…

Internet Australia hits out at ‘dramatic surge’ in telecoms complaints

18 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia says the “dramatic surge” in complaints by consumers and small business about telecommunications services, particularly Internet services, is…

Apple Pay coming to eftpos for nearly 1.6 million ANZ Access customers

18 October 2017 in Home Tech

With eftpos the most widely used debit card system in Australia, ANZ Access customers can now CHQ and SAV their…

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Govt to review if .au domain still ‘fit for purpose’

19 October 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The federal government is to review the management of the .au domain in a move designed to ensure it remains…

LAUNCH VIDEOS: Demand Responsive public transport technology arrives in Australia in new trial

19 October 2017 in Home Tech

Transit Systems and Bridj are launching its "Demand Responsive bus services" in Western Sydney in late November, disrupting the Australian…

Dixon joins Savvius as APAC sales director

19 October 2017 in People Moves

Network visibility software vendor Savvius has appointed Steve Dixon to the role of APAC sales director.

Interview: Intuit's Alex Barnett talks AI, machine learning and more in Intuit's apps

19 October 2017 in Accounting Software

The director of Product Management at Intuit, Alex Barnett, attended the ATSA 2017 conference this week to talk machine learning,…

ARENA to put $18 million into Qld project

19 October 2017 in Energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is contributing $18 million towards funding for the $160 million Kennedy Park wind, solar and…

Samsung Dev Conference 2017: Bixby 2.0, advanced AR and new IoT SmartThings strategy

19 October 2017 in Development

Samsung has introduced a "new strategy to unify IoT services under SmartThings, in addition to the next-generation Bixby 2.0, and…

Mind your own business: employees rarely do, says survey

19 October 2017 in Security

A survey of IT professionals in seven countries plus Hong Kong has found that many employees in their companies are…

Kogan Mobile turns two, makes its best plan free for 30 days

19 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Clever countermover Kogan is always outmanoeuvering competitors, with his latest cunning stunt a countenancing face-off that makes Kogan's 16GB-laden and…

Firm launches ICO to build secure voting system

19 October 2017 in Strategy

Horizon State, an Australian blockchain-based start-up that is looking to build a secure digital voting system, has launched the country's…

In bug tit-for-tat, it's Microsoft's turn to expose Google

19 October 2017 in Security

Microsoft has released details of a method whereby remote code can be executed within Google's Chrome browser. This appears to…

New Android malware adds victims' devices to botnet

19 October 2017 in Security

New Android malware that poses as an app on the Google Play store and adds compromise devices to a botnet…

NEC Artificial Intelligence to be used in Aussie medical research

19 October 2017 in Health

The Australian arm of ICT services giant NEC has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Telethon Kids Institute for…

Companies forced into ‘healthier’ privacy, security risk posture: RSA

19 October 2017 in Security

Data governance and privacy programme management like that initiated by the European Union is forcing companies around the world to…

Gee: Apple, GE partner bringing Predix industrial apps to iPhones, iPads

19 October 2017 in Business Software

Apple and GE have announced a "partnership to deliver powerful industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from…

Vodafone offers bonus data – 35GB over 10 recharges

18 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

If you're a pre-paid mobile customer, there's plenty of tempting deals out there, but Vodafone is doing its bit to…

Google expands lock-in under guise of better security

18 October 2017 in Open Sauce

Google has a lot of tech websites slobbering over its announcement of new security measures for accessing its Gmail email…

Cold War methods give TokenOne the authentication edge: CTO

18 October 2017 in Security

Sydney-based security firm TokenOne claims its patented authentication technology is one-of-a-kind and is unique in the way it operates, giving…

Necurs botnet now grabs telemetry data on Windows systems

18 October 2017 in Security

The Necurs email botnet has made a return and, apart from spreading new variants of the Locky ransomware and the…