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Labor says Morrison always there for photo ops, never for follow-ups

30 September 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Labor Party has poured scorn on the digital business announcement made by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday,…

Telco problems cost Australians millions of dollars in lost time

30 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Resolving phone and Internet issues costs Australians over $150 million per year in lost time, according to new research from…

Phone, Internet services complaints decrease in 2020 financial year, says Ombudsman

30 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Complaints about phone and Internet services decreased 4% in the last financial year ending 30 June 2020, but despite the…

Government to invest $800 million in digital business plan

29 September 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Government is investing almost $800 million in a move it says will enable business to take advantage of…

ACCC says fixed-line NBN connections held up well in May and June

29 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says fixed-line NBN broadband services have held up well in May and June despite…

Telstra loses case against Optus ad wording, ordered to pay costs

29 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's biggest telco Telstra has lost a case it filed against its nearest competitor, Singtel Optus, in the Federal Court,…

Telstra's 'targeted launch' of 5G Home Internet plus NBN speed boosts on non-FTTN plans, too

29 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

With Telstra receiving payments from NBN Co for each Telstra customer that connects to an NBN connection, Telstra's 5G Home…

Microsoft 365 services fall in a heap, company says fix is in place

29 September 2020 in Security

Multiple Microsoft 365 services have gone offline on Tuesday (AEDT) with users unable to gain access, the company says in…

Big French transport firm CMA CGM hit by cyber attack

29 September 2020 in Security

The French transport and logistics firm CMA CGM Group has been hit by a cyber attack which it says it…

US imposes curbs on China's biggest semiconductor manufacturer

28 September 2020 in Government Tech Policy

The US Department of Commerce has imposed sanctions on China's biggest maker of semiconductors, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, claiming it…

REPLAY THIS RECENT WEBINAR: Peter Coroneos reflects on the ‘Unthinkable’ Turnbull Dialogue

27 September 2020 in Strategy

Talking with Malcolm Turnbull on Friday about the big dynamics shaping our region, Peter Coroneos was struck by a few…

Fibre flip 'will not fix all the problems caused by switch to FttN'

25 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

The changes to the NBN rollout outlined by the Federal Government on Wednesday will not solve all of the problems…

Telstra, Governments invest in $11 million comms upgrade to remote Tasmanian islands

25 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra and the Australian and Tasmanian Governments have completed an $11 million upgrade to communications on Flinders and Cape Barren…

Microsoft says Zerologon being exploited, urges users to patch

25 September 2020 in Security

Software giant Microsoft has warned that a flaw known as Zerologon is being actively exploited and urged users to patch…

Check Point discloses details of image-handling flaw in Instagram

25 September 2020 in Security

Check Point Research, the threat intelligence arm of Israeli security outfit Check Point Software Technologies, has disclosed details of a…

In Conversation with: Chris Drieberg, Hitachi Vantara ANZ

24 September 2020 in Security

Is 'collaboration' the key to surviving the pandemic? Perhaps it's the key to corporate life with or without the virus.

Vic tech sector survey shows it seeks investment to recover after lockdown

24 September 2020 in Strategy

The Australian Information Industry Association says there is no clear roadmap and engagement and exit strategy for technology businesses in…

In Conversation With: Garrett O'Hara, Mimecast

24 September 2020 in Security

If data is the new oil, then humans are swimming through an oil spill.

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AirTrunk to build Asia's biggest data centre, excluding China, in Tokyo

30 September 2020 in Data Centres

Hyperscale data centre specialist AirTrunk says it will enter the biggest data centre market in Asia — not counting China…

Nokia becomes BT's biggest equipment supplier for 5G rollout

30 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Finnish telecommunications equipment provider Nokia has announced an extension of its relationship with British telco BT into the 5G space,…

VMware and Nvidia rewrite the data centre

30 September 2020 in Enterprise Cloud

VMware and Nvidia's 14 years of collaboration is continuing with the development of an enterprise platform for AI and a…

Helmy takes the CIoT helm at Lenovo

29 September 2020 in People Moves

Lenovo has hired Yasser Helmy to lead its Commercial Internet of Things team in Asia Pacific.

Spacetalk takes MGM Wireless to $10.5 million in revenue for FY 2020

29 September 2020 in Listed Tech

MGM Wireless, the maker of the Spacetalk all in one children’s smartphone, watch and GPS device, clocked up $10.5 million…

Cohesity automates disaster recovery with SiteContinuity

29 September 2020 in Data

Data management vendor Cohesity's new Cohesity SiteContinuity product provides automated disaster recovery and is integrated with the company's existing backup…

BSA, Software AG partner to develop IoT building management solution

29 September 2020 in Internet of Things

Australian asset management and technical services provider BSA is partnering with Germany’s Software AG to provide an Internet of Things…

At home or abroad, India's caste system comes to the fore

29 September 2020 in Open Sauce

The US state of California has sued networking giant Cisco claiming that one of its Indian employees, who belongs to…

Assange may escape jail if Democrats win presidential election

29 September 2020 in Open Sauce

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be able to escape a future in jail given that a decision on whether to…

Instant payments market to soar to US$18 trillion by 2025

29 September 2020 in Market

The global instant payments market where transactions are completed within 10 seconds will reach US18 trillion in value in 2025…

Apple Watch makes auto call to emergency 000 number after Australian man falls from ladder

28 September 2020 in Home Tech

The Apple Watch from Series 4 and above has offered a fall detection feature that is automatically turned on for…

Optus Sport scores goal: now natively available on Samsung Smart TVs

28 September 2020 in Home Tech

Do a search for Optus Sport on Samsung TVs and you'll see plenty of people have found ways of doing…

OPPO levels up low light photo and video capabilities of new Reno4 series, hopes to light up sales

28 September 2020 in Home Tech

If the photos and videos your smartphone can take need a reno, then OPPO wants you to skip the DIY…

Cloud provider OVHcloud offering grants to start-ups, scale-ups

28 September 2020 in Cloud

French cloud provider OVHcloud is offering Australian start-ups grants of up to €10,000 (A$16,488) to be used on OVHcloud products,…

DCI taps Clarkson for SA/NT role

28 September 2020 in People Moves

DCI Data Centers has appointed Chris Clarkson as head of business development for South Australia and the Northern Territory.

TelSoc calls for Charles Todd Medal nominations

28 September 2020 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s telecoms industry association, the Telecommunications Society (TelSoc), has called for the nomination of candidates for the 2020 Charles Todd…

New Huawei Watch Fit is now fit for sale at Australian retail

28 September 2020 in Home Tech

Available today, Monday September 28, in Australian retail stores, the rounded rectangular Huawei Watch Fit is a fitness smartwatch with…

Industry veteran Mick Esber heads up Wontok technology role

28 September 2020 in People Moves

Sydney headquartered global cyber security firm Wontok has appointed 20-year ICT industry veteran Mick Esber as Head of Technology.

NEP seeks NZ competition regulator clearance to buy Sky TV

28 September 2020 in Market

NEP Broadcast Services New Zealand is seeking clearance from New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, to acquire the outside…

BlueJeans updates Microsoft Teams gateway

28 September 2020 in Business Software

New features are coming for BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams.

Google back with another salvo against media code of conduct

28 September 2020 in Open Sauce

With news suggesting that it may soon be hit with an anti-trust suit by the US Department of Justice, Google…

 

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