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Telstra, icare sign up as Salesforce goes live on AWS

17 October 2017 in Strategy

Salesforce is now live on Amazon Web Service's Cloud infrastructure in Australia with the CRM company now touting access to…

UltraServe launches $5m capital raise to fund global expansion

17 October 2017 in Strategy

Australian ecommerce company UltraServe is looking to boost its coffers by $5 million and accelerate its international growth with the…

Microsoft patched WPA2 flaw on 10 October

17 October 2017 in Security

Microsoft has already issued patches that fix the vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol disclosed by Belgian researcher Mathy Vanhoef overnight.

Crypto keys hit by major flaw in code library

16 October 2017 in Security

A major security vulnerability has been discovered in the implementation of RSA keypair generation in a cryptographic library used in…

Flaw in WPA2 protocol puts most Wi-Fi devices at risk

16 October 2017 in Security

Belgian researcher Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven has revealed details of a major flaw in the WPA2 protocol that…

NBN under pressure to maintain pace as connections hit 3 million mark

16 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The pace of the national broadband network rollout has picked up as connections hit the three million mark, but with…

Qld cops ran child porn site for 11 months to trap abusers

15 October 2017 in Security

The Queensland Police's Task Force Argos, a specialised unit responsible for investigating online child exploitation and abuse, ran a child…

Qualcomm files more cases against Apple, this time in China

14 October 2017 in Strategy

Qualcomm has fired another shot in its battle with Apple, filing lawsuits in China to try and stop the iPhone…

IRS puts Equifax contract on hold after malware find

14 October 2017 in Security

The US Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a short-term contract worth US$7.25 million with credit information provider Equifax for…

Kaspersky asks for proof of claims made in American media

13 October 2017 in Security

Under pressure after a series of articles in the US press made various claims about its links to Russian state…

ICT exec demand drops amidst ‘undeniable boom' in economy: Index

13 October 2017 in Recruitment

Employment demand for executives in Australia’s technology sector plunged by 6% in September despite an increase in demand across most…

Staples third US retailer to join Kaspersky ban

13 October 2017 in Security

American multinational office supplies retailer Staples has become the third big chain in the country to pull Kaspersky Lab software…

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Reckon selects TidyStock for SMB inventory management

17 October 2017 in Accounting Software

Australian cloud accounting provider Reckon has inked a deal with Tidy International to integrate its cloud-based stock and inventory management…

McAfee offers users advice after WPA2 crack report

17 October 2017 in Security

While the flaw in the WPA2 protocol reported overnight compromises wireless networks, point-to-point encryption between devices and websites or applications…

Deliveroo Frank about improved algorithm improving service times by 31%

17 October 2017 in Home Tech

Let's be frank, if you can improve your algorithms, you can presumably improve your service, with Deliveroo stating Australia is…

PaaS and SaaS driving digital transformation in Australian organisations

17 October 2017 in Business Software

The appetite for Platforms and Software as a service are growing in Australian organisations, with digital transformation pressures driving software…

Google parent Alphabet testing drone delivery in ACT, NSW

17 October 2017 in Business Intelligence

Project Wing, an initiative of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is testing the ability of its drone technology to…

Govt boosts advanced manufacturing with $30 million in funding

17 October 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The federal government has released just shy of $30 million in funding to help 20 companies in South Australia and…

Medtech Respiri appoints ex-Pfizer exec as CEO

17 October 2017 in People Moves

ASX-listed medical technology company Respiri has appointed former Pfizer global executive Mario Gattino as its chief executive ahead of an…

Netgear's 'industry first' network remote management tool delivers insight

17 October 2017 in Networking

Netgear's new Insight Management App promises to "eliminate complexity with instantaneous one-touch network discovery, set-up, monitoring and management of WiFi…

Assange slams Clinton over 2016 election claims

17 October 2017 in Open Sauce

The publisher of the WikiLeaks whistleblower website, Julian Assange, has hit out at 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for…

Supreme Court agrees to hear Microsoft email case appeal

17 October 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the government against the verdict in a case where…

Amaysim's new energy plans promise great value and substantial discounts

17 October 2017 in Home Tech

Major Aussie telco Amaysim recently added NBN to its portfolio, and has now gracefully delivered the electrifying news that it…

Kaspersky finds Flash zero-day delivers FinSpy malware

17 October 2017 in Security

A new Adobe Flash zero-day exploit that works through a Microsoft Office document and delivers the latest version of the…

1 in 3 smartphones to be AI-capable by 2020

17 October 2017 in Home Tech

Hot on the heels of Huawei launching its new AI and neural processing unit-enhanced Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro,…

VIDEOS: Huawei seeks to checkmate Apple and Samsung with Mate 10 and 10 Pro

17 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Boasting a "neural network processing unit" inside an ARM CPU of its own design, it's not from Apple but Chinese…

MyDeal partners with Prospa on new business loans service

17 October 2017 in Market

Online retail marketplace MyDeal.com.au has launched a business loans service in partnership with fintech lender Prospa, offering unsecured loans which…

Optus Satellite, Southern Phones partner on NBN regional services

17 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

A partnership between Optus Satellite and Southern Phones is delivering NBN Sky Muster-enabled broadband services to regional areas of Australia.

IBM says blockchain solution will speed global payments

17 October 2017 in Market

A new blockchain banking solution aimed at helping financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments has been launched…

Digital engagement on the rise for Aussie SMBs: survey

17 October 2017 in Strategy

Digital engagement remains a real opportunity, and real marketplace differentiator for the small business sector, according to a new report…